RadioRev is a podcast for change makers looking to do more than just health engagement and actually get people to take action and do things that improve their health. It’s a radical idea, right? So we’re talking to the leaders, innovators, movers, and shakers who are bringing new ideas, inspiring others, and leading the way.

8 - The Effect of the Post-COVID Wave on Social Determinants of Health with Sara Ratner
May 19 • 34 min
In the finale episode of our Social Determinants of Health season, Sara Ratner, SVP of Government Programs & Strategic Initiatives joins the to wrap things up, discussing the impact of COVID-19 and urging us to think ahead about the new era of SDoH. This…
7 - How Community Healthcare Workers Innovate to Overcome Medication-Related SDoH Barriers
May 12 • 34 min
In this episode we are joined by June Simmons, President & CEO with Partners in Care Foundation and Ray Woosley, Founding President of the Arizona Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics. They discuss the critical role of community healthcare…
Special - Philanthropy in Healthcare with Paurvi Bhatt of the Medtronic Foundation
Apr 28 • 34 min
Philanthropy, volunteering, and being present in our community are important aspects of what it means to work at Revel. As an organization, we work hard to offer diverse volunteer opportunities for our team and have established partnerships with local…
6 - SDoH & A Mission To End Hunger Together with Alexandra De Kesel Lofthus
Apr 21 • 38 min
Food as medicine isn’t a new concept, but offering nutritious meal plans to patients like a prescription is. In this episode, learn about the FoodRx program and what Second Harvest Heartland is doing to address SDoH from their Director of Health Care…
Special - Driving the Healthcare Member Experience with Behavioral Research, Crossover with Healthcare Rap
Apr 14 • 31 min
This special crossover episode features Jared Johnson, host of the Healthcare Rap podcast and Louise Briguglio, SVP of Product & Development at Revel. This week we talk about the critical importance of healthcare member experience, the role that…
5 - Using Behavioral Research to Understand SDoH Barriers with Matt Swanson
Apr 7 • 36 min
In this episode Revel’s Director of Product Design Matt Swanson joins the show to talk about the role that behavioral research plays in addressing social determinants of health. Key questions Matt answers in this episode include: How are behavioral…
4 - The Power of Lived Experience in Addressing SDoH with Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP
Mar 31 • 29 min
In this episode, Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP, President at IMPAQ joins the show to discuss the importance of lived experience when talking about social determinants of health. We discuss government programs and policies that challenge SDoH, innovative…
3 - The Impact of COVID-19 on How We Work, SDoH, and the Importance of Inclusion with Andre Blackman
Mar 24 • 29 min
Andre Blackman, CEO at Onboard Health joins the RadioRev podcast to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the way we work and how it’s impacting social determinants of health. Plus, we dive into the critical importance of diversity and inclusion in the…
Special - SDoH Side Effects from COVID-19 - Social Isolation & Loneliness with Sara Ratner
Mar 21 • 32 min
In this special edition episode of RadioRev, we’re joined by Sara Ratner, Senior Vice President of Government Programs and Strategic Initiatives at Revel Health. Sara is a frequent guest of RadioRev and joins the show to talk about some of the side…
2 - There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution to SDoH with Craig Kennedy
Mar 17 • 30 min
Craig Kennedy is the CEO at Medicaid Health Plans of American (MHPA). In this episode, Craig discusses the personal challenges and complications that we often don’t think of when we discuss SDoH, including his own personal experience growing up in rural…
1 - Laying the Groundwork & Defining Social Determinants of Health with Dr. Pierre Vigilance
Mar 10 • 31 min
Pierre Vigilance, MD, MPH is a population health expert joining the premiere episode of RadioRev to talk about social determinants of health. In this episode, Pierre lays the foundation for the SDoH season and answers questions like: How should we be…
RadioRev Season II Trailer
Mar 3 • 2 min
This season, RadioRev is taking a new approach and diving into one specific, yet very important and diverse topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). We have a lineup of 8 guests and counting, with a few surprises and special episodes along the way to…
15 - Behavioral Health, ICSI, and the Minnesota Health Collaborative with Tani Hemmila
Dec 17, 2019 • 17 min
In this episode of RadioRev, we sit down with Tani Hemmila, Director at the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). We dive into the important work that ICSI is doing for behavioral health, addresses the opioid crisis, and what’s next going…
14 - Revel’s Give Back Initiative for Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly with Georgia Afton
Dec 10, 2019 • 27 min
Each year Revel chooses to partner with a local organization in the Twin Cities around the holiday season to help brighten the lives of those in our community that need it most. This year, we worked with Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly (LBFE), a…
13 - Inspiring Women in Healthcare with Jacquelyn Fletcher
Sep 10, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode we talk with Jacquelyn Fletcher, the founder of Heartwood Healing, The Heartwood Sanctuary, and the creator of the Heartwood Self-Mastery programs. She’s a motivational speaker; the award-winning author of 14 books; and the co-founder and…
12 - Inspiring Women in Health IT with Robin Roberts and Joy Rios
Aug 27, 2019 • 29 min
In honor of Women’s Equality Day, Revel CEO Jeff Fritz talks with Joy Rios and Robin Roberts from one of our favorite healthcare podcasts, HIT Like a Girl about female leaders in health IT that are changing the game and inspiring others. We dive into what…
11 - Behavioral Health Engagement with Vicky Couillard
Jul 30, 2019 • 19 min
This week Revel CEO Jeff Fritz talks with Vicky Couillard, Executive Director at Vail Place, a Minnesota organization that provides community-based mental health programs. Jeff sat down with Vicky last year for an interview during Mental Health Month…
10 - Rev Up 2019 Meet the Speakers Series with Nancy Lyons
Jul 23, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, Revel CEO Jeff Fritz is talking with Rev Up 2019 keynote speaker, Nancy Lyons. Nancy is a CEO, entrepreneur, and opinionated individual who loves to talk about work, work culture, and progressive ideas. She speaks locally and globally,…
9 - Rev Up 2019 Meet the Speakers Series with John Gorman
Jul 16, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode, Revel CEO Jeff Fritz is talking with Rev Up 2019 speaker, John Gorman. John is the Founder and Former Executive Chairman at Gorman Health Group. Prior to founding GHG in 1996, he was appointed by President Clinton as the first Assistant…
8 - Rev Up 2019 Meet the Speakers Series with Kelly Brownell
Jul 9, 2019 • 25 min
In this episode, Revel CEO Jeff Fritz is talking with our Rev Up 2019 keynote speaker, Kelly Brownell. Kelly is currently the Director of the World Food Policy Center at Duke University. He is a renowned expert on behavioral science and food policy, and…
7 - Social Determinants of Health with Sara Ratner
Apr 2, 2019 • 22 min
Revel’s government programs specialist, Sara Ratner joins the show to dive into the world of Medicaid and talk through social determinants of health (SDoH), how they effect different populations, and what health plans can do to address them head on. For…
6 - Understanding Flu Shot Attitudes Using Behavioral Research with Matt Swanson
Mar 12, 2019 • 29 min
This episode features an interview with Matt Swanson, human-centered design expert at Revel. Matt talks about the different ways behavioral research can help to understand why some people get flu shots routinely and what’s influencing others from getting…
5 - Preventive Screenings with Louise Briguglio
Mar 5, 2019 • 16 min
Louise Briguglio, Product Strategy Leader at Revel walks through the importance of preventive screenings and the challenges health plans face when trying to engage their members to take preventive actions.
4 - Emergency Department Mitigation with Dr. Kevin Croston
Feb 26, 2019 • 21 min
Visiting the emergency department for non-emergencies and other minor ailments is a common occurrence. In fact, studies report that upwards of 60% of emergency department visits among patients are potentially unnecessary and could be avoided entirely. One…
3 - Forrester Data Strategy & Insights Forum with Peter Eliason
Jan 1, 2019 • 28 min
Peter Eliason, Director of Analytics and Data Science at Revel shares his top takeaways and ‘aha’ moments from Forrester’s Data Strategy & Insights Forum.
2 - Good in the ‘Hood with Shawn Morrison
Dec 18, 2018 • 16 min
This week Kyle Gunderson, President & CTO at Revel talks with Shawn Morrison, Founder and Executive Director at Good in the ‘Hood, a Twin Cities organization Revel is partnering with this year through their Holiday Help Campaign.
1 - Understanding Medicare Star Ratings with Sara Ratner
Nov 27, 2018 • 25 min
On today’s episode of RadioRev, Jeff Fritz, CEO at Revel sits down with Sara Ratner, our government programs specialist to dive into the world of Medicare Star Ratings. We cover the nuts and bolts of Medicare Star Ratings, what they are, why they matter,…