AMA CEO discusses innovations in health care on ‘Top Docs Radio’

AMA CEO discusses innovations in health care on ‘Top Docs Radio’   

The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses innovations in health care – and it features American Medical Association (AMA) CEO and Executive Vice President James L. Madara, M.D. 

Dr. Madara discusses… 

– How technology is shaping today’s health care system 

– Direct-to-consumer technology

– Health2047, which is a company that is developing and commercializing health care solutions

– Akiri, a “software-defined network and secure routing protocol for health care data”

– First Mile Care, a “preventive chronic care company [that is] developing affordable, scalable, and sustainable solutions to reverse health conditions like prediabetes”

– How AI could transform the health care system

– What AMA is doing to promote health equity

In addition to his role at AMA, Dr. Madara is an adjunct professor of pathology at Northwestern University. He has helped develop AMA’s long-term strategic plan, which is focused on driving innovation, attacking dysfunction in the health care system, and addressing the nation’s public health needs. Dr. Madara also serves as the chairman of Health2047 Inc. Prior to joining AMA, Dr. Madara was the dean of the medical school and CEO of the hospitals at the University of Chicago – which followed a lengthy stint at Harvard Medical School. He has published more than 200 original papers and chapters in prestigious medical journals, and he has made Modern Healthcare’s lists of the nation’s 50 most influential physician executives and 100 most influential people in medicine on a regular basis. 

Between downloads and live listeners, the ‘Top Docs Radio’ show – which won an American Association of Medical Society Executives Profiles of Excellence Award in 2019 – has now reached more than 560,000 listeners and viewers, which includes people in all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

The ‘Top Docs Radio’ show is supported with a grant from Alliant Health Solutions in memory of Tom Williams, its former CEO.

In addition to the video recordings that are available on Facebook, the ‘Top Docs Radio’ show is available as a podcast on AppleGoogleSpotify, and Stitcher.


AMA website

AMA Physician Innovation Network website

Health2047 website

Akiri website

First Mile Care website