Jan 15, 2021
The TPS5 – Week of Jan 15, 2021
Welcome to the TPS5 for the week of Jan 15, 2021. This week: the newest health tech announcements from CES 2021, Rock Health’s market insights report, a push for digital vaccination credentials, Google acquires FitBit and more!
Jan 13, 2021
TP206 – A Conversation About Conversational Marketing
In this episode, hosts Chris Boyer and Reed Smith discuss key elements and advantages of conversational marketing, including highlighting examples applicable to healthcare. They are joined by Brian Gresh, president of Loyal Health, who shares his experience using chatbots with health systems to build personalized experiences.
Jan 8, 2021
The TPS5 – Week of Jan 7, 2021
Welcome to the TPS5 for the week of Jan 7, 2021. This week: the red flags behind the fall of Haven, hospital price transparency, vaccine distribution’s information mess, and Amazon’s foray into Health Tech.
Dec 30, 2020
TP204 – The 2020 Listener Choice Awards
In our annual “Best-of” 2020 show, hosts Reed Smith and Chris Boyer reflect back on this unprecedented year, sharing some of their most favorite topics, guests and episodes from the TouchPoint podcast and countdown listener’s top voted categories, including: best cold-open, best episode topic, best guest expert and the coveted Top Fan of 2020.
Dec 23, 2020
TP203 – The 2020 Best-of the Touch Point Media Network
In our annual holiday smorgasbord episode, hosts Reed Smith and Chris Boyer highlight clips from some of the newest shows on the Touch Point Media Network, including conversations about remote patient monitoring, digital front door strategies, the back-story of Pelotonia’s president & CEO, the impact of the coronavirus on America’s public health sector, and a conversation on the health tech start-up community in Austin.
Dec 18, 2020
The TPS5 – Week of Dec 17, 2020
Welcome to the TPS5 for the week of Dec 17. This week: solving the 8 second rule for healthcare brands, how the pandemic has forced improvements to social media misinformation handling, breaking the glass ceiling in healthcare technology, Amazon’s telehealth business, and more.
Dec 16, 2020
TP202 – The Fauci Effect and Recruiting Physicians Amid the Pandemic
In this episode, hosts Chris Boyer and Reed Smith discuss the so-called “Fauci effect” and then take a deeper look at the challenges health systems have in retaining and recruiting physicians. They are joined by Tammy Hager of Medical Marketing Services who shares her experience working with health systems in defining the new way to engage in physician recruiting.
Dec 9, 2020
TP201 – Reschooling Our Thoughts On Online Medical Education
The rapid adoption of digital technologies due to the pandemic has impacted many aspects of the healthcare industry. Chris Boyer and Reed Smith explore how medical education is transforming. From higher ed, to medical schools and residencies, they discuss trends that can impact the future of healthcare education. They are joined by expert Steven Haimowitz, CEO of HealthCourse and RealCME.
Dec 4, 2020
The TPS5 – Week of Dec 4, 2020
Welcome to the TPS5 for the week of Dec 4. This week: putting doctors are the center of health care tech, Facebook’s latest attempt to fight vaccine misinformation is not enough, how data is needed for value-based care, and elevating experience to fuel growth.
Dec 2, 2020
TP200 – We Had a Little Fun Along the Way (a Retrospective Look at Our First 200 Episodes)
In this milestone podcast, hosts Chris Boyer and Reed Smith look back at the first 199 episodes of the Touch Point podcast.
Nov 25, 2020
TP199 – A Thanksgiving Double Helping
This Thanksgiving week special episode is designed to share a double helping of great content for the long...
Nov 20, 2020
The TPS5 – Week of Nov 20, 2020
Welcome to the TPS5 for the week of Nov 20. This week: communicating about vaccine hesitancy, clinicians unable to access telehealth from EHRs, senior care residences of the future, and why contact-tracing apps haven’t been adopted in the US.