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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from July through September 2015
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

Dr. John Ball, Vice President Emeritus, American College of Physicians

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John Ball
John Ball
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Ball, VP Emeritus of the American College of Physicians and Chair of the Committee on Diagnostic Error in Health Care at the National Academies of Medicine, which determined diagnostic errors are a major contributor to patient harm and need to be addressed by all stakeholders in the health care system.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015

Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges

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Darrell Kirch
Darrell Kirch
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges which advocates for medical education issues at over 140 American Medical Schools as well as at numerous Veterans Administration Medical Centers. He discusses the challenges being faced by the medical education establishment during this time of rapid transformation of the health care system.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

Tara Montgomery, Senior Director of Health Impact, Consumer Reports

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Tara Montgomery
Tara Montgomery
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Tara Montgomery, Senior Director of Health Impact at Consumer Reports, the world's largest organization dedicated to consumer rights and safety. She discusses their participation in the Choosing Wisely Campaign and discusses their Health Ratings Center and Best Buy Drug program aimed at insure\ing consumers get the best prices for prescriptions as well as the most accurate patient safety informaton.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015

Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Director at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

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Darshak Sanghavi
Darshak Sanghavi
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Director of the Preventive and Population Healthcare Models Group at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation which has launched the Million Hearts campaign to reduce cardiovascular disease. The 5 year campaign seeks to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015

Dr. Tejal Gandhi, CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation

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Tejal Gandhi
Tejal Gandhi
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Tejal Gandhi, President and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Lucian Leape Institute at NPSF. They are dedicated to eliminating medical mistakes and patient harm in the health care system, as well as creating a safe environment for health care workers.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015

Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum

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Christine Cassel
Christine Cassel
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving health and health care through developing better health quality measures and data-sharing.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015

Dr. John Lumpkin, Sr. Vice President at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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John Lumpkin
John Lumpkin
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Lumpkin, Sr. VP and Director of Targeted Teams at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Lumpkin runs the RWJF project targeting childhood obesity and talks about the myriad strategies aimed reducing the obesity epidemic among the nation's children.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015

Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Foreign Secretary of the National Academy of Medicine

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Margaret Hamburg
Margaret Hamburg
This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Foreign Secretary for the National Academy of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences and recent Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Hamburg discusses the changes initiated at the FDA under her leadership and the enormous challenge of keeping the nation's drug and food stream safe in a globalized supply chain.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015

Dr. Steven J. Stack, President of the American Medical Association

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Steven Stack
Steven Stack
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Steven J. Stack, President of the American Medical Association the largest professional organization representing the nation's physicians and medical students. Dr. Stack addresses the medical profession's ongoing transformation with health IT and meaningful use, ICD-10 adoption and the need to redesign medical training to meet 21st century challenges in the health profession.

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MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015

Susannah Fox, Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services

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Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Susannah Fox, Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Fox discusses the culture of innovation underway at HHS including the HHS Idea Lab and Health Datapalooza which liberates health data to researchers and tech entrepreneurs seeking improvements in health care.

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MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015

Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

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Tom Frieden
Tom Frieden
This week on Conversations on Health Care hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 2009. Dr. Frieden discusses the most pressing challenges at the CDC including antibiotic-resistant infections, the opioid abuse epidemic and the recent Ebola epidemic as well as the efforts underway to combat these public health threats.

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MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015

Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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Sean Cavanaugh
Sean Cavanaugh
This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center For Medicare at Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he oversees payment models for Medicare's 50 million users. Mr. Cavanaugh talks about the culture of innovation underway at CMS to promote new payment models that incentivize improved outcomes while promoting cost containment.

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MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015

Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH

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Eric Green
Eric Green
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health, the world's largest organization dedicated solely to genomics research. Dr. Green was on the team that mapped the human genome and talks about new initiatives at NIH to create better platforms for storing and sharing big data in this new era of scientific research.

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