Joining Anthony on today’s podcast is Jenni Gudapati, MBA, RN, the Program Director for Value-Based Healthcare at Boise State University’s College of Health Sciences. Jenni brings a wealth of experience and expertise in healthcare leadership, with a particular focus on creating innovative and efficient healthcare delivery to enhance patient outcomes.
In this session, Jenni shares her inspiring healthcare journey and how her passion for improving patient outcomes led her to a career in population health management. She highlights her impetus to collaborate with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) to design a population health management program, recognized this year as a recipient of the CAHME/George and Regi Herzlinger Innovation Education award.
Jenni goes on to explain the similarities and differences between healthcare, quality and safety, and population health management programs, offering valuable insights. Moreover, she provides real-life examples of the diverse career paths pursued by students who have successfully completed the program.