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 Glen 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.

Business of Health Care: Next Generation Procedures

Jun 16, 2017
Michael Hagerty

Innovation in surgical procedures are reducing or eliminating long stays in the hospital and leaving smaller scars.

Business of Health Care: Lowering Health care Cost

Jun 9, 2017
Michael Hagerty

Tackling some of the big social issues is being examined as a way to lower health care spending, and cost.

Michael Hagerty

Physician Shortage – It is real. There are efforts being used, and proposed, to slow or stop an increasing shortage of doctors. 

Michael Hagerty

Primary care physicians are on the front lines for seeing behavioral health disorders; often they are the first contact for patients. 

Michael Hagerty

The move toward increased efficiency and greater specialization in patient care has given rise to a new type of physician who make their office solely at the patient's bedside. 

Michael Hagerty

Knowing what the terms "in network" and "out of network: mean can have a big impact on how much money you spend on medical care in the event of a health issue.  

Michael Hagerty

Although employed by the hospital, Patient Advocates truly work for the patient and family members.