26 Best Medical Podcasts to Listen to RIGHT NOW!

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Justin Knott
President, Intrepy Healthcare Marketing

Medical Podcasts: Check Out the Best of the Best!

Are you a doctor, medical director, healthcare marketer, or maybe even a physician liaison looking for ways to grow your medical practice? We’ve compiled a list of the best medical podcasts that will do just that!

Why Medical Podcasts? Podcasts are the perfect solution for the busy, always on the go, self-starters who want to find new ways to increase their knowledge whether that be in their personal or professional life, and by listening to podcasts by other people in the healthcare or healthcare marketing space you can use their ideas as inspiration to turn into actionable tips for your practice!

Feel like you don’t have the time to listen to these healthcare podcasts? We know you are busy running your business, that is why these short, yet informative podcasts are perfect for the drive into the office, time at the gym, or even if it’s your turn to sit in the carpool lane.

These are not in a ranking order of how awesome they are just numbered for convenience and navigation!

Happy listening!

Table of Contents:
  1. 2 Docs Talk
  2. Patient Convert Podcast
  3. The #HCBiz Show!
  4. The Future of Healthcare
  5. The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
  6. The Healthcare Policy Podcast
  7. The Dentalpreneur Podcast
  8. Outcomes Rocket
  9. Docs Outside The Box
  10. Healthcare Happy Hour
  11. Ten Minute Healthcare Marketing Podcast
  12. Digital Health Today Podcast
  13. Steps To Value
  14. Healthsounds
  15. Innovation That Sticks
  16. Healthcare 360
  17. Becker’s Health Podcast
  18. Femtech Insider
  19. Oliver Wyman’s Health Podcast
  20. AMA Moving Medicine
  21. Startup + Health NOW
  22. Talking HealthTech
  23. What2Know
  24. The Doctor Paradox
  25. Designed to Heal
  26. Life After PTSD

2 Docs Talk

2 docs talk podcast

2 Docs Talk is a podcast that was made for consumers, but physicians will want to listen in as well as Kendall Britt, MD and Amy Rodgers, MD talk about topics they think people need to hear about so they can be fully informed and allows them to understand so they can discuss with their doctor the best options for their own health benefits.

Estimated time: 15 minutes

Latest Episode:   Episode 123: Fall 2018 Updates (January 23rd)

Patient Convert Podcast

patient convert podcast kelley knott

The Patient Convert Podcast may be newer, but her knowledge is not. Kelley Knott is a healthcare marketing industry pioneer. In this podcast for everyone in the healthcare industry, discover new ways to boost your marketing in your healthcare practice covering topics including social media marketing, SEO, physician liaison training, content marketing, lead generation and more. If you are looking for actionable tips and strategies to bring your business to the next level, this is the podcast for you!

Estimated time: 25 Minutes

Latest Episode: It’s All About leadership with Jimmy Knott

The #HCBiz Show

HCBix show podcast

The #HCBIZ Show podcast is practical and informative for the healthcare industry. The show’s hosts Don Lee and Shahid Shah discuss things healthcare leaders need to know about right now. Topics such as HIEs and healthcare quality measurement, value-based healthcare, patient safety vs. patient satisfaction, and they even dive into healthcare information technology. With a wide range of topics about everything healthcare, this is going to be a podcast you will want to keep up with.

Estimated time: 15 – 60 Minutes

Latest Episode:   Environmental Services Optimization Playbook (ESOP) @ HITS 2019

The Future of Healthcare

the future of healthcare podcast

The Future of Healthcare podcast is cutting edge when it comes to the healthcare industry. It shows host Nathan Dollinger takes you on a journey to the future of healthcare by talking with industry leaders to educate and inspire the next generation. They discuss topics like pharmaceuticals for humans and animals, the good and bad of healthcare politics, babyboomers, AI, and much more!

Estimated time: 45 minutes

Latest Episode: Creating a TEDx Event – Think Well: Healthcare Out Loud

The New England Journal of Medicine

New England Journal of medicine podcast

The New England Journal of Medicine gives you weekly updates discussing the latest techniques and ideas in medical research. If you like getting good, quality information on healthcare innovations this is the podcast for you!

Estimated time: 25 minutes

Latest Episode:   NEJM This Week — October 31, 2019

The Healthcare Policy Podcast

the healthcare policy podcast

If you are looking for a program that features interviews with respected healthcare industry experts on hot button issues, the show’s host: David Introcaso, a DC based healthcare analyst and researcher and discusses topics like: state healthcare innovation, e cigarettes, Medicare, drug pricing reform, and so much more. Check out The Healthcare Policy Podcast.

Estimated time: 30 minutes

Latest Episode: Dr. Rick Doblin Discusses the Potential/Real Therapeutic Benefits of Psychedelic Agents (October 31st)

The Dentalpreneur Podcast

The Dentalpreneur Podcast brings you stories from some of the brightest minds in the dental industry. While this podcast is mainly for dentists, the information provided gives you insight to not just making your practice more successful, but also giving you a look into how you can live a more fulfilled life. They discuss topics like juggling the many hats worn as practice owners, the science behind having a good conversation, and when to plan your escape and step away from the chair.

Estimated time: 15 minutes

Latest Episode:   732: Producing Producers

Outcomes Rocket

outcomes rocket podcast

Outcome Rocket discusses healthcare’s toughest problems giving you insight into better understand these issues guiding you to getting a better outcome for patients, which will in turn lead you to having a better business. Having conversation with some of the most inspiring leaders in healthcare discussing things like: how to get high quality, affordable health coverage, using digital tech to improve population health, and artificial intelligence powered diagnostics.

Estimated time: 30 – 45 minutes

Latest Episode:   Demanding Medical Excellence with Michael Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors LLC

Docs Outside the Box

Docs Outside the box podcast

Docs Outside the Box is not your ordinary podcast about healthcare. It provides insight from healthcare pioneers that are coming up with innovative ways to smash through barriers in the healthcare industry. Discussing topics that other people are afraid to talk about. Things like: Are physicians still the center of healthcare, price transparency & advocacy, and even “mommy guilt”

Estimated time: 45 minutes

Latest Episode:  135 – “I see you Fear, now move out my way” with Dr. Jennifer Caudle [5-Minute Friday]

Healthcare Happy Hour

healthcare happy hour podcast

The Healthcare Happy Hour is brought to you by the National Association of Health Underwriters. New episodes are released every Friday where they discuss the top issues of today’s current events in healthcare. Discussing topics like: Medicare, healthcare industry trends, and legislation.

Estimated time: 15 – 30 minutes

Latest Episode:   Impeachment Inquiry to Compete with Healthcare Agenda

Ten Minute Healthcare Marketing Podcast

10 minute healthcare marketing podcast

If you want to find how your practice can benefit from digital efforts, then check out the ten-minute healthcare marketing podcast. This podcast may be short, but the tips and strategies given are not just powerful, they are actionable.  They discuss topics from all of the different professions like dental patient referrals, the best strategies to make the most out of your investment in PPC, and SEO for plastic surgeons.

Estimated time: 10 – 30 minutes

Latest Episode:   #162: How to do Social Media the Right Way: Dental Edition

Digital Health Today Podcast

Digital Health Today Podcast

Digital Health Today is a podcast that has special guests from all walks of life discussing items about the healthcare industry. From patients, to physicians, CEO’s, and even inventors and investors. They bring you the latest and greatest topics in the world of healthcare. Topics discussed on this podcast: needs based innovation, where to begin when managing a digital transformation across and entire company, and even how virtual reality can be an important tool in healthcare.

Estimated time: 25 – 40 minutes

Latest Episode: #094: Glen Tullman of Livongo Health on building a consumer-first digital health company

Steps To Value

Steps to value podcast

Steps to value discusses the power of technology in the healthcare industry. This podcast is conversations with healthcare pioneers who have mastered technology to create innovative processes to get the most out of their technology investments and they share their stories with you. They cover topics like digital reinvention, consumer behavior and technology, and overcoming the cost challenge in healthcare.

Estimated time: 15 – 30 minutes

Latest Episode:   Episode #72: Three Ingredients for Digital Reinvention: Strong Leadership, Clinical Voice, and Relentless Vision


healthsounds podcast

This bite size podcast packs a punch with the information given by healthcare innovators. The episodes may only be 5 minutes long, but they are full of information for all levels of business in the healthcare industry.On the healthsounds podcast, they discuss topics like: leveraging data to identify care gaps, patient portals, case management, and they discuss the sharing of sensitive information.

Estimated time: 5 minutes

Latest Episode: A 13-Point Protocol Helps Telephonic Care Coordinators Locate Medicaid Members for Early Engagement Initiative

Innovation that Sticks

innovation that sticks podcast

This HIMMS podcast, Innovation tht sticks,  is by healthcare experts that talk about innovative solutions that are transforming the healthcare industry and provide their insights in their area of expertise. If you want a short podcast that has out-of-the-box thoughts on healthcare, this is an excellent choice!

Estimated time: 15 minutes

Latest Episode: Episode #55: How Innovation Is Redefining the Business of Government


healthcare 360 podcast

Healthcare360 is an extremely informative podcast. The podcast is by seasoned consultant Scott Burgess, and in it he speaks with hospital leadership, other consultants, and even service techs to get their insights and “lift the hood” on emerging technologies in the healthcare industry.

Estimated time: 6 – 100 minutes

Latest Episode HC360 #022 – Big Data and the Unrealized Hopes of the EMR System with Paul Summerside 2.0

Becker’s Healthcare Podcast

Beckers Healthcare Podcast

Becker’s Healthcare Podcast is all about cutting edge business & news Information for Healthcare Leaders. It features interviews and conversations with the latest in thought leadership in the healthcare industry. 

Estimated Time: 15 minutes

Latest Episode: Scott Becker Interviews Kelley Knott, CEO of Intrepy Healthcare Marketing 

Femtech Insider

Femtech Insider - Healthcare Podcast

Femtech Insider Podcast Is about the makers & Shakers who push the boundaries for advancements in women’s health every day. Each episode you get to peek in on an in-depth conversation between the leaders who drive change in femtech and women’s health

Estimated Time: 30 – 45 minutes

Latest Episode: Breaking the stigma: Why Ann Garnier is building an app for women going through menopause 

Oliver Wyman’s Health Podcast

Oliver Wyman's Health Podcast - For Healthcare Innovations

Oliver Wyman’s Health Podcast conversations with leaders pioneering healthcare market transformation. Check out this podcast with Oliver Wyman who is a leader in value based, consumer-centric healthcare, and serves clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, and payor sectors.

Estimated Time: 20 – 40 minutes

Latest Episode: Digital Therapeutics Predictions

AMA Moving Medicine

AMA Moving Medicine - Healthcare Podcast

AMA Moving Medicine Podcast highlights innovation & emerging issues that impact physicians and public health today. Listen in to ensure you stay in the loop on the issues that are impacting public health today. You will find interviews, educational presentations and in-depth discussions about relevant healthcare topics.

Estimated Time: 10 – 30 minutes

Latest Episode: Women leaders in medicine, part 2

Startup + Health NOW

startup Health Now - Healthcare Podcast

Startup Health Now Podcast celebrates the innovators industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are re-imagining health & wellness. Here you will find interviews with people from global healthcare, alternatice healthcare and even medicare advantage companies.

Estimated Time: 10 – 40 minutes

Latest Episode: StartUp Health Festival, Founder Stories, Gennev 

Talking HealthTech

talking healthtech - healthcare podcast

Talking Healthtech Podcast features discussions with doctors, developers and decision makers in Australian Health Tech. The conversations are to promote innovation and collaboration for better healthcare enabled by technology.

Estimated Time: 20 – 45 minutes

Latest Episode: Dr James Somauroo, HS. Ventures


what 2 know - health & wellness podcast

What 2 Know podcast explores best practices, innovations, and latest trends with industry experts with an eye toward helping you stay ahead in digital marketing & communications.The topics ocered on this podcast include health & wellness, leadership, audience architecture, entrepreneurship, content marketing & business development.

Estimated Time: 30 Minute – 1 hour

Latest Episode: Swimming to Fight Cancer: Rob Butcher, President & CEO, Swim Across America

The Doctor Paradox

the doctor paradox

The Doctor Paradox is about addressing why despite having incredibly meaningful jobs, doctors are increasingly unhappy in their work. Quite simply, it is a tragedy that we have allowed this to happen. That intensely passionate, dynamic and altruistic individuals have lost their core passions and found themselves adrift in the world of healthcare is unacceptable.

Estimated Time: 45 Minutes

Latest Episode: Surf Doctor – Dr Peter Acker On Global Emergency Care & Surf Medicine

Designed to Heal

designed to heal

What would it take to convince you that your body is the most incredible healing system ever created and put your faith in it’s design to heal itself instead of relying on drugs and other interventions? Designed To Heal™ is a weekly podcast sharing stories, tips, research and debunking myths in the world of wellness to help you take back control of your health.

Estimated Time: 30 Minute – 1 hour

Latest Episode: Your Body’s Amazing Immune System

Life After PTSD

life after ptsd

Post traumatic stress is not a disorder, it’s an injury that can be healed. Each week the Life After PTSD Podcast shares stories of clients who are creating a new normal of their choosing, free of trauma and PTSD and the counselors helping them do it.

Estimated Time: 35 Minutes

Latest Episode 81: Her Boyfriend Abused Her And Didn’t Allow Her Certain Freedoms (ft. Chris & Samantha)

Medical Podcasts Key Takeaways

  • These Medical Podcasts are great for gaining insight while being on the go
  • Even if you haven’t listened to one before, they are free, and you can begin at any time.
  • Being able to juggle your many hats and listen to a podcast is the ideal way to maximize your time.
  • Don’t forget to subscribe to your favorite podcast on healthcare that piques your interest and meets your needs most so you will be reminded when the latest episode gets released.
  • These podcasts are a perfect way to hear from industry leaders, experts, and healthcare professionals to keep you informed about the topics you care about most in the world of healthcare.

Podcasts are perfect for multitasking.  Making it a great way to get things done, while learning new information about the healthcare topics you care about most.

So, while you are out running errands, in between meetings, or just find that you have a few minutes to spare while you grab a bite to eat just pop on one of these podcasts and make the most out of your busy day and limited time.

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