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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from July through September 2014
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

Robin Guenther, FAIA, Sustainable Healthcare Design Expert

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Robin Guenther
Robin Guenther
This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Robin Guenther, FAIA, Principal at the global architectural firm Perkins & Will and a Senior Advisor to Healthcare Without Harm. Ms. Guenther, a leading expert on sustainable design in health care, addresses the growing trend of green building design in the health care industry, leading to a reduced carbon footprint as well as healthier, more sustainable buildings.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2004

Dr. Indu Subayia, Co-Chairman of Health 2.0

FEATURED GUEST:
Indu Subayia
Indu Subayia
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Indu-Subayia, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Health 2.0, which promotes and showcases emerging health tech innovations through a worldwide series of conferences, prize challenges and code-a-thons. Dr. Subayia discusses their upcoming annual conference and looks at the emergence of digital health companies poised to transform the health care experience for patients and providers.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

Russell Branzell, President and CEO of the College of Health Information Management Executives

FEATURED GUEST:
Russell Branzell
Russell Branzell
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Russell Branzell, President and CEO of the College of Health Information Management Executives or CHIME. They discuss the many challenges being faced by health IT executives in the quest for full adoption of electronic health records, meeting meaningful use standards, cybersecurity, and the problematic delay of ICD 10 adoption.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children

FEATURED GUEST:
Carolyn Miles
Carolyn Miles
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children, an independent non-profit organization meeting the basic health, education and nutritional needs of over 140 million children worldwide. Ms. Miles discusses the myriad humanitarian crises the world's children are currently facing in war zones, refugee camps and infectious disease outbreaks.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President of IOM

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Harvey Fineberg
Dr. Harvey Fineberg
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Fineberg discusses the hundreds of research initiatives being undertaken by IOM that are designed to improve health care and public health through policy initiatives that support evidence-based outcomes.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Joshua Sharfstein
Dr. Joshua Sharfstein
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene for the State of Maryland. He addresses the improvements being made to the problematic Insurance Exchange in Maryland. Dr. Sharfstein also discusses the robust Health Information Exchange as well as dramatic payment reforms underway in Maryland that are reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, improving chronic care management and reducing health costs in that state.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014

Dr. Deane Marchbein: MD, President of the U.S. board of directors of Doctors Without Borders

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Deane Marchbein
Dr. Deane Marchbein
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Deane Marchbein, MD, Anesthesiologist and President of the U.S. board of directors of Doctors Without Borders, an organization formed to offer care to millions of patients in over 60 war torn or impoverished countries.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2014

Jonathan Gruber, PhD, MIT Economist

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Jonathan Gruber
Dr. Jonathan Gruber
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Jonathan Gruber, Health Economist and Professor of Economics at MIT. Gruber is the key architect of the Massachusetts health reform as well as the Affordable Care Act and discusses the successes as well as legal challenges facing the health care law moving forward.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014

Dr. Erica Frank, CEO of NextGenU.org

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Erica Frank
Dr. Erica Frank
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Erica Frank the Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Health at the University of British Columbia's School of Population and Public Health.She is the Founder and CEO of NextGenU.org, the first free online portal to accredited higher education in the health sciences, medical training and public health.

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MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Humayun Chaudhry
Dr. Humayun Chaudhry
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards. Dr. Chaudhry discusses the organization's history of governing state medical board licensure, as well as their new recommendations for an interstate compact to expedite medical licensing across state lines to address the physician shortage, the growing demands from the Affordable Care Act and the potential for telemedicine to fill gaps in rural health care.

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MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014

Peter Speyer, Chief Data and Technology Officer at IHME

FEATURED GUEST:
Peter Speyer
Peter Speyer
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Peter Speyer, Chief Data and Technology Officer at the Institute for Health Metrics Evaluation at the University of Washington. Mr. Speyer discusses their ground-breaking ongoing global health report, Global Burden of Disease, which utilizes big data analytics to provide an accurate measure of diseases leading to morbidity and mortality in 200 countries around the world.

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MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014

Dr. William Newsome, Co-Chair of the BRAIN Intitiative

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. William Newsome
Dr. William Newsome
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. William Newsome, Stanford University neurobiologist and co-chair of the President's BRAIN Initiative which is seeking to map the human brain. Similar to the Human Genome Project, the BRAIN Initiative will require significant collaboration from all varied fields within neuroscience to unravel the secrets of medical science's "final frontier" - the human brain.

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MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

Adam Dole, Presidential Innovation Fellow

FEATURED GUEST:
Adam Dole
Adam Dole
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Adam Dole, recent Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House and former entrepreneur-in-residence at the Mayo Clinic. Mr. Dole discusses the fertile intersection between public and private entities generating a robust culture in health care industry innovation.

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