Soaring to New Health

ProspHire’s Healthcare Podcast Series

Are you a healthcare leader looking to improve costs, quality and patient experience? ‘Soaring to New Health’ is ProspHire’s monthly podcast that will educate, entertain, inspire and help you prosper in today’s ever-changing healthcare industry.

Hosts Chris Miladinovich, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, Principal and Chief Strategy Officer and Dan Crogan, Principal and SVP of Consulting, dive into the latest healthcare challenges, share empowering client stories and business insights and provide you with effective ways to optimize your time, develop your teams and structure your processes. Join their special guests along the way. 

Meet the Hosts

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“I am thrilled to be a co-host of ProspHire’s podcast, Soaring to New Health. I love the personal nature of podcasting, the relationship you build with your listeners and the relationship they have with you – they could be listening intently and chuckling along with you. There’s nothing like that feeling.”  – Chris Miladinovich

“This endeavor to reach a new healthcare audience for ProspHire through a podcast is so exciting. You just need one person to listen, to get your message and pass it on to someone else. I can’t wait to dive into healthcare topics and trends with our guests and help our listeners prosper together with all the stories and insights.”   – Dan Crogan

Latest Episodes

SDOH in the Community | 60 minutes | Blog

We’re talking about how environmental factors have a profound impact on overall development and future health. That results in the critical need to help our youth develop the necessary skills to create positive opportunities for themselves and future generations.

Star Quality Healthcare | 45 minutes | Blog

We’re talking about the pivotal role that Quality Measures and Star Ratings play in shaping the landscape of healthcare, particularly in Medicare Stars. These stars are far more than mere ratings; they symbolize a dedication to excellence in healthcare provision. From educating, motivating and collaborating with internal teams to the paramount importance of actively listening to the needs and experiences of plan members, we’ll highlight the intricate web of efforts and commitments that contribute to sustaining stelar healthcare standards. 

Stehanie Meyer, LSW | PA Department of Human Services

Stephanie serves as Special Assistant to the PA Department of Human Services Secretary Val Arkoosh, with a focus on housing, homelessness and health partnerships. She is committed to aligning systems and stakeholders and building impactful partnerships to ensure that all Pennsylvania neighbors have access to safe, accessible, affordable housing and services to live, work and thrive in healthy, opportunity-rich communities. 

Chris Watts | Boys and Girls Clubs of Western PA 

Chris is the President and CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of western PA, leading the organization’s mission of empowering youth and teens across the Pittsburgh region for more than 135 years. Under his guidance, BGCWPA is one of the largest out-of-school-time providers, impacting the lives of over 7,500 children annually through a range of diverse programs including preschool, before/afterschool care, summer camps, teen mentoring, workforce development, STEAM education and sports programs. 

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Ally Thomas, Ph.D. | Associate Vice President, Quality Improvement

Ally is the Associate Vice President of Quality Improvement at UPMC Health Plan. She oversees several teams including Medicare STARs, Quality Data and Analytics, Community-based Quality Programs, Member Experience and Operational Excellence and Program Development and Innovation. 

Rebecca Yarish | Stars Performance

Rebecca is a PMP-certified Senior Manager at ProspHire with experience in project management and process and quality improvement and a focus on Stars Performance Improvement. She is skilled at driving operational assessments and developing strategies to improve efficiencies for her healthcare clients.