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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from April through June 2014
MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

Dr. Regina Herzlinger, Harvard Business School

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Regina Herzlinger
Dr. Regina Herzlinger
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Regina Herzlinger, the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration Chair at the Harvard Business School. She is considered "the "Godmother of consumer driven health care" and discusses new incentives in the wake of the Affordable Care Act that are increasingly taking the consumer into account, spurring innovation in health industry business models that are poised to better serve consumers while driving down costs.

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MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014

Alan Weil, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs

FEATURED GUEST:
Alan Weil
Alan Weil
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Alan Weil, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, the leading journal at the intersection of health, health care, and health policy. Mr. Weil discusses the vital role the publication must play as a non-partisan, peer-reviewed journal in the ongoing health care debate and how its presence is poised to expand in the new media marketplace.

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MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Bradley, Yale Global Health Initiative

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Elizabeth Bradley
Dr. Elizabeth Bradley
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Elizabeth Bradley Director of the Yale Global Health Initiative and co-author of The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less. Dr. Bradley discusses her research comparing American health spending and outcomes against 30 industrialized nations, and the reasons for poor outcomes here relative to the highest per capita health spending.

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MONDAY, JUNE 9. 2014

Dr. Wendy Everett, CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Wendy Everett
Dr. Wendy Everett
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Wendy Everett, CEO of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI), a non-partisan health policy institute seeking to enable innovations that improve the quality and lower the costs of health care. She discusses their target areas of interest including the improvement of care delivery systems, payment reform and telemedicine.

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MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014

Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health IT

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Karen DeSalvo
Dr. Karen DeSalvo
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health IT at the Office of the National Coordinator at HHS. Dr. DeSalvo discusses ONC's plans to advance Health IT beyond adoption to meaningful use and interoperability of health information technology, as well as health information exchange, to advance the triple aim of better care, better outcomes and reduced costs in health care.

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MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014

Sonia Sarkar, Chief of Staff of Health Leads

FEATURED GUEST:
Sonia Sarkar
Sonia Sarkar
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Sonia Sarkar, Chief of Staff of Health Leads, a national organization dedicated to creating a health care system that addresses all patients' basic resource needs as a standard part of quality care. She discusses Health Leads' deployment of college students in clinics across the country who assist patients in gaining resources to impact the underlying causes of poor health.

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MONDAY, MAY 19. 2014

Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Harry Greenspun
Dr. Harry Greenspun
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Harry Greenspun, Sr. Advisor for Healthcare Transformation and Technology at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions where his focus is on key health information technology and clinical transformation issues. He discusses the obstacles to meaningful use of HIT and the solutions they are focused on implementing.

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MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Dr. Beverly Malone, CEO of the National League for Nursing

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Beverly Malone
Dr. Beverly Malone
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Beverly Malone, Chief Executive Officer of the National League for Nursing which is dedicated to the improvement of nursing education. Dr. Malone is also on the Advisory Committee at the Office of Minority Health at the Department of Health and Human Services and talks about the need for improved access to better nurse training to meet the growing health industry demands, especially in underserved communities.

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MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

Dr. H. Jack Geiger, Physicians for Social Responsibility

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. H. Jack Geiger
Dr. H. Jack Geiger
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. H. Jack Geiger, co-founder of Physicians for Human Rights and Physicians for Social Responsibility, both of which went on to earn the Nobel Prize for Peace. Dr. Geiger is considered the founder of the Community Health Center movement in this country and discusses his decades of activism for equality in health care.

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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price, Social Media Lab UPENN School of Medicine

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price
Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price, Cardiologist and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/US Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Scholar at UPENN School of Medicine. Dr. Price discusses the digital platform she developed, Change My Steps, designed to assist African American Women in reducing risk factors for higher rates of cardiovascular disease.

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MONDAY, APRIL 21,2014

Kevin Counihan, CEO of AccessHealthCT

FEATURED GUEST:
Kevin Counihan
Kevin Counihan
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Kevin Counihan, Chief Executive Officer of AccessHealthCT, Connecticut's state-based insurance exchange created under the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Counihan addresses the reasons for the portal's success compared to the Federal Exchange, and how other states are planning to adopt the Connecticut model.

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MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Ed Cantwell, Executive Director of the Center for Medical Interoperability

FEATURED GUEST:
Ed Cantwell
Ed Cantwell
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Ed Cantwell, Executive Director of the Center for Medical Interoperability, whose purpose is to optimize patient care by providing a platform for supporting rapid and sustained interoperability of medical technology.

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MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

Francois de Brantes, Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute Inc.

FEATURED GUEST:
Francois de Brantes
Francois de Brantes
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Francois de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care costs and quality through better incentives for payment reform. Mr. de Brantes discusses the growing role of the consumer as an agent of change in the health care industry.

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