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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from July through September 2010
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010

Tina Tchen, White House Director of the Council on Women and Girls and the Office of Public Engagement.

FEATURED GUEST:
Tina Tchen
Tina Tchen
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on health care for women and families. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Tina Tchen, executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls and White House director of the Office of Public Engagement, about health reform and the broader issues of economic and social equality for women and girls.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Tina Tchen:
http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cwg/who/leadership
http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ope/staff/Christina-M-Tchen
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010

Dr. James Weinstein-director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and co-founder of the new Dartmouth Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. James Weinstein
Dr. James Weinstein
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on the contributions Dartmouth College has made to health reform and innovation. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. James Weinstein, the leader driving the health policy and delivery research efforts at Dartmouth.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Dr. James Weinstein:
Primary Care Report (pdf)
http://tdi.dartmouth.edu/
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~tdc/
http://www.dhmc.org/ortho/index.html
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010

Dr. Michael McGinnis—creator of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and currently senior scholar at the Institute of Medicine.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Michael McGinnis
Dr. Michael McGinnis
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on the current issues we face in both clinical care and public health interventions. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Michael McGinnis, a health policy leader who has served through the Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton Administrations as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Assistant Surgeon General and Director of the Office of Disease Prevention. Dr. McGinnis is currently senior scholar at the Institute of Medicine, leading its initiative on evidence-based medicine.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Dr. Michael McGinnis:
http://www.iom.edu/
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010

Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan—physician, activist, and champion of primary care.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan
Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on the changing demands for a primary care workforce. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, professor of health policy and medicine at George Washington University and a practicing physician at the Upper Cardoza Community Health Center in Washington, D.C.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan:
www.gwumc.edu/sphhs/faculty/
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2010

Dr. Lisa Dulsky Watkins, associate director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health, discusses Vermont’s medical home project.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Lisa Dulsky
Dr. Lisa Dulsky
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on the state of health reform in Vermont—before and after federal legislation. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Lisa Dulsky Watkins, associate director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health, about the next steps for this integrated Patient-Centered Medical Home pilot project.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Dr. Lisa Dulsky:
http://healthvermont.gov/blueprint.aspx
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010

Dr. William Kassler, chief medical officer for the New England region of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. William Kassler
Dr. William Kassler
Conversations on Health Care® focuses today on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. William Kassler, chief medical officer for the New England region of CMS, about the Multi-payer Advanced Primary Care Practice Demonstration project, as well future healthcare innovations under the direction of CMS.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Dr. William Kassler:
http://www.hhs.gov/about/regions/r1contacts.html
http://www.healthynh.com/index-fhc.php?healthynh
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010

Lowell Weicker, former U.S. senator and governor of Connecticut and current president of the Trust for America's Heath

FEATURED GUEST:
Lowell Weicker
Lowell Weicker
Conversations on Health Care® focuses today on our nation's public health system. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Lowell Weicker, president of the Trust for America's Health, a non-profit, non-partisan public health policy organization that is working to modernize the public health system in America.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Lowell Weicker:
http://healthyamericans.org/
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, using data and technology to improve America’s health.

FEATURED GUEST:
Todd Park
Todd Park
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on some of the most current and unique health care innovations. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with HHS Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, leader of a federal effort to “liberate” data and make government more open and transparent.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Todd Park:
http://www.hhs.gov/open/discussion/todd_park_bio.html
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010

The Veterans Affairs Healthcare System— Under Secretary for Health, Dr. Robert Petzel, discusses why this has become a model system of care.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Robert Petzel
Dr. Robert Petzel
Conversations on Health Care® focuses today on the VA health system. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Petzel, VA Under Secretary for Health, about why the VA healthcare system has become one of the most respected models of health care in America.

Download a full transcript of this episode (click here).

For more on Dr. Robert Petzel:
http://www1.va.gov/opa/bios/bio_petzel.asp
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