Leadership Archives | A Second Opinion Podcast


Leading a turnaround, to stabilization, to record growth

Paul Kusserow

Paul Kusserow is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Amedisys, a publicly traded, leading provider of home health, hospice, palliative and personal care services with over 22,000 employees in 39 states and Washington, DC, making over 12.3 million patient visits per year.

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The Inextricable Link Between Nature and Health

Jennifer Morris

Jennifer Morris is Chief Executive Officer of The Nature Conservancy, a global conservation organization working with partners around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Jennifer leads nearly 4,000 global staff who are dedicated to creating a world where people and nature thrive...

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David Dill on Building the Leader in Community-Based Healthcare

David Dill

David shares with us how he as a CEO stays connected with each community his health system serves, and how his small town upbringing shaped his career and approach to leadership.

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Dr. Patty Gabow on More Women Leaders in Healthcare

Dr. Patty Gabow,

Dr. Patty Gabow is a nationally known leader in delivery system innovation who served for 20 years as CEO of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, an integrated safety net health care system. 

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Bob Ortenzio on Leading in the Post-Acute Care Space

Bob Ortenzio

Bob Ortenzio co-founded Select Medical in 1997, serving as its CEO for nearly 13 years, and now serves as its Executive Chairman. Select is one of the largest operators of critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, physical therapists, and outpatient rehab clinics in the United States.

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Rod Hochman on Preparing for Healthcare in 2025 and Beyond

Rod Hochman

Dr. Rod Hochman is the President and CEO of Providence, a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system with 51 hospitals, employing nearly 120,000 caregivers serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. In addition to running the third-largest health system in the United...

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Richard Ashworth on Leadership and Saying Yes

Richard Ashworth, Tivity Health CEO & former Walgreens President

Richard Ashworth is President and CEO of Tivity Health, a forward-thinking healthy lifestyle solutions company home to flagship brands SilverSneakers, Prime Fitness, WholeHealth Living and Wisely Well.

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Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart Association on the Future of Heart Health

Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart Association

The heart has been a central part of my life – growing up with a cardiologist father and a heart surgeon brother – and later becoming as a heart transplant surgeon myself. That’s why I’m excited about today’s conversation. I’m joined by Nancy Brown, CEO of the American...

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Sean Slovenski on Disrupting Healthcare

Sean Slovenski

Today our topic is healthcare service innovation and disruption. Sean Slovenski is an exceptional healthcare industry innovator with a 30-year history of success after success. Sean started his career by helping to build and then lead one of the nation’s first large-scale wellness efforts for Fortune 500...

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