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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from January through March 2016
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016

Katherine Baicker, Harvard School of Public Health

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Katherine Baicker
Katherine Baicker
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Katherine Baicker, PhD, the C. Boyden Grey Professor of Health Economics at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard. An expert on the health and economic impacts from gaining insurance coverage, she discusses her noted study of the Oregon Medicaid Experiment as well as the impact of the Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

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MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016

Mary Jo Assi, Director of Nursing Practice at the American Nurses Association

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Mary Jo Assi
Mary Jo Assi
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Mary Jo Assi, PhD, Director of Nursing Practice and Work Environment at the American Nurses Association which represents the nation's 3.4 million nurses. They discuss the expanding scope of the nursing work force in the ACA era, as well as the organization's current focus on workforce safety.

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MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016

Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

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Michael Botticelli
Michael Botticelli
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy at the White House. The nation's "Drug Czar" talks about ONDCP's quest to battle the rising tide of opioid addiction and overdoses, now the leading cause of accidental death in America, by targeting resources towards more effective treatments and interventions.

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MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016

Marc Edwards, Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor at Virginia Tech

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Marc Edwards
Marc Edwards
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Marc Edwards, MacArthur Foundation Fellow and Virginia Tech-based Civil Engineer who uncovered the Flint water crisis, where residents were poisoned from high levels of lead and other contaminants through the municipal drinking water. Dr. Edwards discusses his efforts to uncover the crisis, and his team's efforts to mitigate the water contamination crisis and related health issues.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016

Dr. C. Michael Gibson, Founder and Chairman of the WikiDoc Foundation

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C. Michael Gibson
C. Michael Gibson
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. C. Michael Gibson, interventional cardiologist and Founder and Chairman of the Board of the WikiDoc Foundation, the world's largest open source texbook of medicine designed to make medical knowledge free and accessible to all.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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Anthony Fauci
Anthony Fauci
This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Fauci is world renowned for his work battling HIV/AIDS and discusses the current efforts at NIAID, along with other global agencies, to contain and control the Zika pandemic.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016

Joe Randolph, President and CEO of the Innovation Institute

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Joe Randolph
Joe Randolph
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Joe Randolph, President and CEO of the Innovation Institute, designed to provide resources and research expertise to catalyze health industry innovations for health professionals working in not-for-profit health systems across the country.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016

Dr. Dean Ornish, President of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute

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Dean Ornish
Dean Ornish
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Dean Ornish, Founder and President of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. He analyzes the new USDA nutritional guidelines and discusses the mounting empirical evidence linking sound nutrition and integrative medicine to the prevention and reversal of chronic disease.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Dr. Edward Ellison, Executive Medical Director, Permamente Medical Group

FEATURED GUEST:
Edward Ellison
Edward Ellison
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Edward Ellison, Executive Medical Director and Chairman of the Board for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. He is also National Sponsor of the newly-announced Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine which is being designed to train future clinicians based on Kaiser's coordinated care and value-based delivery model.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016

Aneesh Chopra, First U.S. Chief Technology Officer

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Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh Chopra
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Aneesh Chopra, Co-Founder of Hunch Analytics, author of "Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government". Appointed by President Obama as the first US Chief Technology Officer in 2009, he discusses the job of transitioning American government and health care into the digital age.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016

Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable, Director of NIMHD

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Eliseo Perez-Stable
Eliseo Perez-Stable
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health where he oversees the Institute's efforts to advance research, build infrastructure and support programs that serve to advance minority health as well as eliminate health disparities.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 11. 2016

Kana Enomoto, Acting Administrator of SAMHSA

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Kana Enomoto
Kana Enomoto
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Kana Enomoto, Acting Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the division of the HHS dedicated to mental health disorders and addiction. She talks about SAMHSA's initiatives aimed at improving access to treatment, improving treatment outcomes and expanding the nation's behavioral health work force.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016

Jeff Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Apple

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Jeff Williams
Jeff Williams
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Jeff Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Apple. Mr. Williams is in charge of the tech giant's entire distribution chain and is overseeing Apple's foray into health care with the development of the Apple Watch, Apple HealthKit and ResearchKit, which are aimed at simplifying health and medical research by leveraging participation from Apple's 700 million users around the globe.

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