Business of Health Care

Friday 4:32pm & 6:32pm

Every week, Business of Health Care segments update us on beneficial new services, innovative procedures and technologies, and also helps us navigate of the maze of regulations, terminology and codes that can make the health care system seem intimidating.

Business of Health care is hosted by Glenn Robinson, president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest in Waco.

Business of Health Care is a production of KWBU and Baylor Scott & White Health.

Michael Hagerty

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the previous equipment in hospitals and clinics

Michael Hagerty

Disproportionate share funds are paid to hospitals to help subsidize the care of low-income patients. 

Michael Hagerty

These healthcare occupations are becoming increasingly important yet many people aren't familiar with what these roles are or why. 

Michael Hagerty

Cancer is the leading cause of death in nearly half of U.S. states due in large part to a decline in deaths from heart disease. 

Business of Health Care - Flu Season Recap

Mar 30, 2018
Michael Hagerty

The 2017-18 flu season was one of the worst in recent memory.

Business of Health Care - Artificial Intelligence

Mar 23, 2018
Michael Hagerty

In healthcare, AI is gaining momentum and has the potential to significantly alter the industry in both the exam room and back office. 

Business of Health Care - Opioid Epidemic

Mar 16, 2018
Michael Hagerty

The Center for Disease Control estimates 44 Americans fatally overdose on prescription opioids every day, exceeding the number of deaths caused by motor vehicle crashes. So how did we get here? 

Michael Hagerty

If you've come across an advertisement for a physician or doctor's practice, there is a good chance you've seen the term "Board Certified."

Michael Hagerty

One of the linchpins of an effective population health strategy are care coordinators

Business of Health Care: Choosing a New Doctor

Feb 23, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Of all the relationships we choose to establish, your relationship with your physician ranks right up there with choosing the right spouse and selecting the right career.

Business of Health Care - When a Physician Retires

Feb 16, 2018
Michael Hagerty

For most people, when they decide to retire, all they need to do is tell their family, their employer and their coworkers, and then wait for the retirement party.  When a physician retires, it is not that simple. 

Business of Health Care - Medicaid and CHIP

Feb 9, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Funding for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program(CHIP) recently have been the topic of a lot of hot political talk in Congress. We take a closer look at these to government administered health insurance programs. 

Michael Hagerty

Many hospitals and healthcare organizations are shifting their mindset to focus on overall community wellbeing. Essential to these efforts are innovative and effective community partnerships.

Business of Health Care: Charity Care

Jan 26, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Each year, thousands of Texas patients must rely on charity care to receive the medical services they need. 

Business of Health Care: HIPAA

Jan 19, 2018
Michael Hagerty

At some point while filling out forms in the doctors office you may have run across the term HIPAA. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.