Listen to The Scope with Dr. K

Listen in as SonarMD’s founder Dr. K, Dr. Kosinski brings patients, providers and payers together to reimagine GI care in America. He and his guests discuss emerging trends, research, care and payment models, technologies, regulatory pressures, policies and more. It’s time for a gut check on how GI can help meet the quadruple aim in healthcare: an improved patient experience, better health of the overall population, lower costs and happier providers.

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Building Community and Equity in GI Care — Melodie Narain-Blackwell

On a recent episode of The Scope With Dr. K, Melodie Narain-Blackwell, a Black and Indian patient-turned-advocate, shares her harrowing, decades-long journey to diagnosis with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) — and what she’s doing to make sure other patients of color have a better experience. Episode Takeaways: “I absolutely believe

Can’t Do It Alone – Dr. Amy McKenzie

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Amy McKenzie, Associate Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical Partnerships at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. In her role, Dr. McKenzie and her team provide clinical leadership for value-based provider programs and risk

No Cutting Corners – Dr. Mark Jansen

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Mark Jansen, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In his role, Dr. Jansen supervises clinical strategy, population health, enterprise quality and risk management, and strategic data/informatics. He has

Aligning for the Future – Dr. David Johnson

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. David Johnson, Medical Director of Value Transformation at Blue Cross NC. In his role, Dr. Johnson provides a clinical perspective for the design of alternative payment models, facilitates collaborative partnerships with providers, and implements innovative

If You Build It, They Will Come – Florence Kariuki

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Florence Kariuki, RN, Chief Clinical Officer at Health Recovery Solutions (HRS). Prior to joining HRS, Kariuki was Director, New Models and Episodes of Care at Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, where she

Building Trust – Dr. Cheryl Pegus

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Cheryl Pegus, Executive Vice President of Health & Wellness at Walmart. Prior to joining Walmart, Dr. Pegus was President of Consumer Health Solutions and CMO for Cambia, where she was responsible for clinical and consumer

Finding the Cure – Laura Wingate

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Laura Wingate, the Executive Vice President of Education, Support, & Advocacy for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCF). Wingate oversees patient and professional education, state, and federal advocacy, and supports programming for CCF – one of

Delivering a High Level of Service – Dr. Scott Ketover

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Scott Ketover, the President and CEO of MNGI Digestive Health. Dr. Ketover has overseen the creation of an expert IBD team at MNGI Digestive Health, which was originally formed in the late 1990s. The practice

Listening is the Key – Beth Houck

On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Beth Houck, the CEO of SonarMD. Houck has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Before joining SonarMD, she led customer experience for SA Ignite, a cloud-based healthcare technology company helping provider organizations