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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from January through March 2013
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013

Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Founder and CEO of Iora Health

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle
Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Founder and CEO of Iora Health, a Cambridge-based startup that is seeking to transform primary care delivery. Dr. Fernandopulle speaks about his quest to reinvent all aspects of care delivery by adressing many of the ailments in the current health care system, including payment models, staffing, IT systems and culture.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013

Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer, Health and Human Services

FEATURED GUEST:
Bryan Sivak
Bryan Sivak
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services. Mr. Sivak talks about programs underway at HHS to harness the power of data, technology and innovation to improve the health and welfare of the nation. He discusses numerous programs that have been launched to improve access to health data for researchers, governments and individuals.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013

Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska

FEATURED GUEST:
Sen. Ben Nelson
Sen. Ben Nelson
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with former Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska, now Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Senator Nelson discusses the challenges being experienced by the nation's Insurance Commissioners, who are adapting their state programs to incorporate measures in the Affordable Care Act such as the insurance exchanges and the expansion of Medicaid.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013

Dr. Kavita Patel, Brookings Institution and Bipartisan Policy Center

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Kavita Patel
Dr. Kavita Patel
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Kavita Patel, Managing Director of Delivery System Reform and Clinical Transformation at the Brookings Institution, and Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Health Professional Workforce Initiative. Dr. Patel discusses their recently released reports which examine the need for better national planning strategies for projecting health care work force needs in the future.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, Professor of Health Policy & Management, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr Jonathan Oberlander, Professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill about his recently released report highlighting some of the Affordable Care Act's political vulnerabilities.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Dr. Jeffery Levi, Trust for America's Health

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Jeff Levi
Dr. Jeff Levi
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Jeffery Levi, Executive Director of Trust for America's Health, a non profit organization seeking to make disease prevention a national priority. Dr. Levi discusses his recent report: A Healthier America 2013, in which he outlines prevention strategies focusing on obesity, public health, flu pandemics and bioterrorism readiness.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013

Dr. John Bartlett, The Carter Center Mental Health Project

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. John Bartlett
Dr. John Bartlett
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. John Bartlett, Senior Project Advisor for the Primary Care Initiative at the Carter Center. Dr. Bartlett discusses the Carter Center's efforts to better facilitate behavioral health and substance abuse treatment in the primary care setting.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013

Dr. Daniel Kraft, Executive Director of FutureMed

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Daniel Kraft
Dr. Daniel Kraft
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Daniel Kraft, Executive Director of FutureMed and the Medicine Track Chair at Singularity University. Dr. Kraft discusses FutureMed 2013, which hosts a gathering of the world's thought leaders and innovators in technologies that are poised to dramatically change health care delivery of the future.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013

Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, Founder of Give an Hour

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen
Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, clinical psychologist and founder of Give an Hour, an organization dedicated to matching returning veterans and their families with behavioral practitioners who volunteer their time. Dr. Van Dahlen talks about the psychological impact of war and mobilizing civilians to support active duty service members, veterans, and their families.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013

Dr. John McDonough, Harvard School of Public Health

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. John McDonough
Dr. John McDonough
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. John McDonough, Director of the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. McDonough was instrumental in crafting both the Massachusetts Health Care Law as well as the Affordable Care Act and discusses the strengths and vulnerabilities of health reform in America.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013

Lygiea Ricciardi, Acting Director, Office of Consumer e-Health, ONC

FEATURED GUEST:
Lygiea Ricciardi
Lygiea Ricciardi
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Lygiea Ricciardi, Acting Director of Consumer e-Health at the Office of the National Coordinator at the Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Ricciardi discusses plans at ONC to accelerate the e-health movement which seeks to make electronic health records available to all patients so they can be better informed stewards and consumers of their own medical care.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013

Dr. Drew Altman, President and CEO of Kaiser Family Foundation

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Drew Altman
Dr. Drew Altman
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Drew Altman, President and CEO of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on major health care issues facing the nation as well as global health. Kaiser is dedicated to providing non-partisan health information and analysis for policy makers, the media and general public.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013

Susannah Fox, Director of Digital Strategy at the Pew Internet and American Life Project

FEATURED GUEST:
Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox
This week Mark and Margaret speak with Susannah Fox, Director of Digital Strategy at the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Ms. Fox has been analyzing the intersection of technology and health care for over a decade, focusing on the cultural shifts taking place in health care, specifically in the areas of mobile technology and chronic disease.

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