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Past Ideagora Conversations

Ideagoras were informal conversations with thought leaders at the forefront of transforming health care, and were led by Gary Oftedahl, MD, ICSI’s former Chief Knowledge Officer who retired in August 2014.

The most recent Ideagora podcasts are available here. Click the  to listen to the podcast in your browser, or click the link below to download. Ideagora Conversations are generally about 55 minutes long.

2013 Podcasts

Tools for Dementia Care - What is There, What More do we Need? Tools for Dementia Care - What is There, What More do we Need?


Telling Stories: A 'Novel' Approach to Wellness (10/15/13) Telling Stories: A 'Novel' Approach to Wellness (10/15/13)


Managing Heart Failure from Clinic to Home (9/17/13) Managing Heart Failure from Clinic to Home (9/17/13)

Available for download here. Managing Heart Failure from Clinic to Home.


Community Engagement: A View from the Front Lines (08/20/13) Community Engagement: A View from the Front Lines (08/20/13)


Shall We Dance? Introducing Choreography of Care (07/16/13) Shall We Dance? Introducing Choreography of Care (07/16/13)


It Takes a Village - Actually Several (06/18/13) It Takes a Village - Actually Several (06/18/13)

Available for download here. It Takes a Village (Actually Several)


Being Remembered: The Value of Creating Your Legacy (05/21/13) Being Remembered: The Value of Creating Your Legacy (05/21/13)


Patient-Centered Care & the Art of Coaching (04/16/13) Patient-Centered Care & the Art of Coaching (04/16/13)

Available for download here. Patient-Centered Care & the Art of Coaching


How do Human Factors Affect Process Improvement? (03/19/13) How do Human Factors Affect Process Improvement? (03/19/13)


The EBAN Experience - Addressing Cultural Disparities in Health Care (02/19/13) The EBAN Experience - Addressing Cultural Disparities in Health Care (02/19/13)


Home is Where the Heart (of Health Care) Is (01/22/13) Home is Where the Heart (of Health Care) Is (01/22/13)

Available for download here: Home is Where the Heart (of Health Care) Is