April 25, 2022

Featuring Mike Riley

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Growing Second-Generation Leaders

In this episode of Raising The Bar Podcast, Allison talks with Mike Riley. He is Co-Founder/CEO of Sustainable Health Index.

He has been fortunate to serve people in the physical therapy profession for over 20 years. From 1999-2020, he worked and managed various contracts with hospital systems to provide rehabilitation services (PT, OT, ST).

Currently, he is the CEO of the Sustainable Health Index, LLC (SHI). SHI is a population health data intelligence system. This unique data set helps business leaders understand the causes and conditions impacting the health of their community. Ultimately, the goal is to provide companies with the insights and support they need to align their well-being strategies with their health outcomes. Employers have a powerful role to play. SHI will provide the data, insight, and IT infrastructure to support decisions that positively impact their second highest expense… HEALTHCARE.

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Conversation Highlights:

[00:24] – [04:37] Who is Mike Riley?

  • Mike’s work experience with his father.
  • What are the different types of therapies that Mike provides?

[05:19] – [10:49] What does Mike’s bond with his father look like with the passing time?

[11:40] – [13:45] Why is private equity terrible for healthcare?

  • To innovate, we have to keep talking about new ideas.

[14:04] – [18:50] What is the importance of the Sustainable Health Index?

  • How did Mike get the idea for the Sustainable Health Index?
  • What is the basis of Sustainable Health Index?

[20:04] – [24:52] What is the “Fish, Water, and Bowl Theory” in the Health Index?

  • Businesses can make the purpose of living: Easy or Hard?

[27:12] – [30:35] Why do various organizations and companies include the Sustainable Health Index?

  • Check the data every six months so that SHI works in the right direction.

Memorable Quotes:

“No matter how natural a leader you are, you have to learn to lead!”

“Not everything is right for every company.”

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