Disruptive Innovators

Upskilling for the Future: Preparing People for Progress with Abdullah Birdsong of Novant Health

This week, David Wright is joined by Abdullah Birdsong, Director of Business Modeling and Transformation at Novant Health, to discuss the innovation of the current health system and the importance of resilience. Key Takeaways: (01:41) Be proactive and open to emerging partnerships. (07:08) Link a personal mission to help lives. (13:29) Turn professional setbacks into rebounds. (19:09) Develop patience and…

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Balancing Innovation and Regulation in Mortgage Banking with Michele Buschman of American Pacific Mortgage

This week, David Wright is joined by Michele Buschman, Chief Information Officer of American Pacific Mortgage, to discuss leveraging technology to improve mortgage lending. Key Takeaways: (03:16) Partner across business silos for a healthy company. (08:13) Building solutions from scratch. (17:31) Prioritize family over work demands. (24:37) Fail fast and learn from mistakes. (26:22) Standardize processes before automating them. (29:34)…

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Living Life Without Expectations: A Path to Personal Freedom with Duleep Wikramanayake of SimonMed Imaging

This week, David Wright is joined by Duleep Wikramanayake, Vice President of Information Technology at SimonMed Imaging, to share his insights on personal growth, leadership and the importance of honesty and transparency in life and career. Key Takeaways: (03:01) Keep your word impeccable; actions matter most at the end of the day. (09:23) It just takes effort to get better.…

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Healthcare’s Existential Crisis and the Path Forward with Dr. Zeev Neuwirth

This week, David Wright is joined by Dr. Zeev Neuwirth – Healthcare Executive and Author – to discuss the most critical challenges, trends and solutions in the healthcare industry. Dr. Neuwirth is also the founder, producer and host of Creating a New Healthcare Podcast and the author of Reframe Healthcare and Beyond The Walls. Key Takeaways: (02:08) Our healthcare system fails…

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