The Top 5 Healthcare Podcasts You Need to Hear


While no one healthcare leader can know it all, podcasts can help keep you informed on the latest healthcare policies and news. However, with so many different healthcare podcasts out there, it can be difficult to find which ones are worth the listen. Well, look no further because we’ve compiled the top five healthcare podcasts that should be on your playlist in 2018.

2 Docs Talk: This delightful podcast is just what the doctor ordered! Cohosts Kendall Britt, MD and Amy Rogers, MD serve up weekly, 15-minute chats about healthcare and healthcare policy. Their mission is to help educate healthcare consumers so that they can make well-informed decisions about their own health. While the show is certainly more patient-focused, medical professionals will want to follow along too.

Decoding Healthcare: Decoding Healthcare is a podcast about stories and big ideas in healthcare. The show’s hosts, athenahealth’s CMO Kevin Ban, M.D., and athenaInsight editor-in-chief John Fox, take a look at how the healthcare industry is changing. Their weekly, engaging shows tackle a wide range of hot topics, such as the transition to value-based care, artificial intelligence, and telehealth medicine. Both clinicians and patients alike will find something to appreciate in this thoughtful program.

1st Talk ComplianceKeeping current in the complex realm of healthcare human resources isn’t easy. Fortunately, hospital leaders can stay in the know with the 1st Talk Compliance podcast. Hosted by Catherine Short, First Healthcare Compliance’s marketing manager, this 30-minute program helps healthcare leaders navigate the maze of regulations within healthcare compliance management. If you ever wanted to know more about federal fraud and abuse laws, OSHA, and human resources compliance, then this podcast is for you!

The 10-Minute Healthcare Marketing Podcast: Do you have 10 minutes? As its name implies, this show is a quick, educational resource for healthcare leaders looking to better understand marketing in the digital age. Marketing expert and podcast host Tyson Downs explores various digital marketing topics including online reputation, website best practices, and SEO.

Outcome Rockets: In this podcast, host Saul Marquez interviews the most inspiring healthcare leaders to find solutions to the industry’s toughest challenges. Each episode features a different guest with his or her own perspective on healthcare leadership and covers a wide range of topics. Saul Marquez, who has a background in medical device sales, is on a mission to help improve patient outcomes by breaking down the silos in healthcare.


Do you regularly listen to podcasts? Which ones would you recommend for other healthcare leaders? Let us know in the comments below!