Coffee with Coker

Coffee with Coker provides web-based educational information and has historically been a webinar series to discuss healthcare business topics. Our platform has expanded to include regular podcasts as well as occasional webinars. (A list of archived webinars can be found here.)

Coker Group’s regular podcasts are released on the first and third Thursdays of every month. Shorter Espresso-Shot episodes are released periodically to address hot topics. Each episode features industry experts relevant to the topic at hand. For more in depth presentations Coker Group hosts intermittent webinars to facilitate panel discussion and answer listener questions in real time. We look forward to engaging with you through Coffee with Coker.

To make sure you don’t miss a discussion relevant to your organization, subscribe to our feed in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or your preferred podcast provider.

We welcome all feedback from our listeners. Please submit suggestions for future topics or any questions about best practices in healthcare business.

Podcast Episodes

Episode Title: Episode 6: Overview of the Healthcare IT Market

Jeffery Daigrepont joins Mark to discuss the healthcare IT market and provide his thoughts on the current and future trends. Jeffery specializes in healthcare automation, IT system integration, operations, and deployment of enterprise information systems for large integrated delivery networks.

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Episode Title: Episode 5: Espresso Shot #1: The Perpetual Upward Shift of the Median

Justin Chamblee and Jon Morris join Mark to discuss the recent release of the 2018 MGMA provider compensation market data and Coker’s observations of market data trends. Coker has been observing the data for the past five-to-ten years, noticing the increases that have been occurring.

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Episode Title: Episode 4: AHLA Presentation Recap: Long-Term Value from Post-Merger Integration

Michele Madison from Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, joins Mark to discuss how to create long-term value from transactions through effective post-merger integration. Michele is highly experienced in managing legal issues arising in hospitals, physician offices, or integrated health systems.

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Episode Title: Episode 3: Operational Issues in the Medical Practice and Physician Services Realm

Jeff Gorke joins Mark to discuss operational issues and challenges medical practices face in the physician services realm. Jeff has expertise in optimizing the strategic and operational aspects of outpatient care to enhance processes and programs, drive efficiencies, and improve profitability.

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Episode Title: Episode 2: The Shift to Value-Based Healthcare

Dr. Ellis “Mac” Knight joins Mark to discuss value-based healthcare and its impact on the healthcare industry. They cover financing as a driving force in the healthcare landscape and why it continues to become more complex with the shift from pay for service to value-based care.

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Episode Title: Episode 1: Welcome to Coffee with Coker

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Coffee with Coker, a healthcare business podcast published by Coker Group. In this episode, we will introduce the Coker team and lay the groundwork for the podcast moving forward.

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