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

From wars to natural disasters, or other mass casualty events, we've become increasingly aware of the toll such tragedies take not only on victims, but on those whom we rely on for help. 

Michael Hagerty

The physician shortage in Texas remains a top concern for healthcare organizations and policymakers. 

Business of Health Care: Microhospitals

Jun 8, 2018
Michael Hagerty

As healthcare providers seek to make higher levels of quality care more conventient for patients and communities, over the past decade or so, a new option has emerged in Texas and elsewhere in the nation. 

Business of Health Care: Volunteers

Jun 1, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Hospital volunteers are a diverse group of men and women of all ages who perform a wide range of functions.

Business of Health Care: Philanthropy

May 25, 2018
Michael Hagerty

With well over half of hospitals and health systems in the United States classified as non-profit entities, thousands of hospitals nationwide at the same time rely, on charity and philanthropic generosity.

Business of Health Care: Patient Experience

May 18, 2018
Michael Hagerty

While providing patients safe passage and a quality outcome remains the most important measuring stick of any healthcare organization, there is an increasing focus on improving the overall patient experience.

Business of Health care: Home Healthcare Workers

May 11, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Sometimes patients need ongoing care once back home. While sometimes family members take on the responsibility, often home health workers are needed to fill that role.

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."