HIMSSCast: Livongo founder’s new venture seeks to eliminate waste, advocate for patients – with Glen Tullman

Podcast guest Glen Tullman (Photo illustration by Jonah Comstock)

With his new organization, Transcarent, Glen Tullman and his team are looking to go through self-insured employers to make a healthcare expertise in line with 21st century shopper anticipations and totally free of the waste and misaligned incentives endemic in the larger sized healthcare process.

It is a lofty aspiration, and one that’s been tried out ahead of, with varying degrees of accomplishment – notably with the failed Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JP Morgan Chase undertaking Haven.

On present day episode, Tullman sits down with host Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews Running Editor Laura Lovett, and Healthcare Finance News Running Editor Susan Morse to go over his new firm’s mission and video game strategy.

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Conversing Points:

  • The troubles Transcarent is attempting to clear up.
  • Making healthcare practical, as with other industries.
  • What healthcare customers want: unbiased data, trustworthy steerage and ease of obtain.
  • Bringing jointly the worlds of shopper tech and healthcare … once more.
  • The misnomer of client engagement.
  • Lessons realized from Livongo.
  • Relocating towards shopper-directed, normally-on healthcare.
  • Sufferers lack a true advocate in healthcare.
  • How Transcarent suits into the transfer to worth-centered care.
  • How to counteract misaligned incentives in healthcare.
  • Getting and removing waste in the healthcare process.
  • Wanting forward to the long run of telehealth.

More about this episode:


Transcarent looks to overhaul self-insured sector

Amazon Care’s nationwide telehealth enlargement ‘may be greater than the sum of the parts,’ claims organization

Livongo’s lead trader on what the future design of care could look like

Haven disbands, ending speculation on what innovation at this sort of a scale could do

With selling price transparency an inevitability, hospitals require to commence operating towards compliance