About Our Host
Renee DeSilva serves as CEO of The Health Management Academy, partnering with top executives from the nation’s 150 largest and most innovative healthcare companies to shape the future of the industry. Under Renee’s leadership, The Academy has launched a broad array of new research programs, strategic partnerships and leadership initiatives.
With more than two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Renee is a sought-after speaker, moderator, panelist and host. Informed by The Academy’s more than 65 annual events featuring c-suite healthcare decision-makers and innovators, she has unique insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. She is frequently asked to speak on health system transformation catalyzed by COVID-19 and issues of race and representation in healthcare leadership.
In this episode, Pete Durlach, the Chief Strategy Officer at Nuance, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss what true AI is, qualities of the most successful health systems, and augmenting instead of replacing or substituting human labor.
In this episode, Maxine Carrington, the SVP and Chief People Officer at Northwell Health, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss Northwell’s brand promise, employee expectations, and a different perspective on “the great resignation.”
In this episode, Cindy Jordan, the co-founder and CEO of Pyx Health, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss many aspects of loneliness, including the breadth of the issue and how Pyx is fighting to make a change. Cindy shares from her experience about choosing insurers as initial external partners and how she navigates leading a company around a deeply emotional origin story.
In this episode, Roxanna Gapstur, the president and CEO of WellSpan Health, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss many aspects of patient experience, including the relentless pursuit of consumers. From her nursing background, Roxanna shares her belief that more healthcare CEOs will rise from such a field.
In this episode, Neal Hogan, founder and chairman of Healthcare Climate ActionWorks, joins Renee at The Table. Neal shares advice for organizations looking to take the first step, the forces that can help health systems move the needle more quickly, and Neal’s belief that the climate crisis is in fact a healthcare crisis.
In this episode, Daryl Tol, the EVP of One Mind at Work, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss many aspects of mental health, including how to help lead psychologically safe teams and redesign supporting work practices. The conversation also covers One Mind’s efforts as a movement anchored around brain science, the power of individual storytelling, and viewing your mental health on a continuum versus a binary state.
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