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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from April through June 2011
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011

Governor Gary R. Herbert of Utah.

FEATURED GUEST:
Gov. Gary H. Herbert
Gov. Gary H. Herbert
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on Utah's innovative health insurance exchange. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Governor Gary Herbert about the creation of their exchange in 2007, why it's unique and what lessons other states might take from Utah as they begin planning their own exchanges.

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011

David Wessel, economics editor of the Wall Street Journal.

FEATURED GUEST:
David Wessel
David Wessel
This week, Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with David Wessel, economics editor of the Wall Street Journal. He'll give us his perspective on the economy and the forces that are shaping health care and living standards around the world.

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011

Donna Thompson, chief executive officer of Access Community Health Network in Chicago.

FEATURED GUEST:
Donna Thompson
Donna Thompson
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on the unique role of community health centers in integrating clinical excellence with education, training, and research. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Donna Thompson, RN, CEO of Access Community Health Network in Chicago, the country’s largest health center and developer of the first NIH funded research center devoted exclusively to studying health disparities.

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

For more on Donna Thompson:
http://www.accesscommunityhealth.net/
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011

Barbara DiPietro, policy director for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.

FEATURED GUEST:
Barbara DiPietro
Barbara DiPietro
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on the health care needs of the homeless. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Barbara DiPietro, who directs policy and advocacy for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, about delivering patient-centered, team-based, coordinated health care to those experiencing homelessness and how this fits into the larger healthcare system.

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

For more on Barbara DiPietro:
http://www.nhchc.org
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011

Dr. John Wennberg, the Peggy Y. Thomson Professor for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth College.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. John Wennberg
Dr. John Wennberg
This week on Conversations on Health Care®, Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Wennberg whose research for the past 40 years has focused on variations in health care around the country and its implications on the individual, the community and the health care system as a whole. Dr. Wennberg is the Peggy Y. Thomson Professor for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth and founder and director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, home to the Dartmouth Atlas Project.

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

For more on Dr. John Wennberg:
http://tdi.dartmouth.edu/
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011

Dr. Alan Fleischman, medical director of the March of Dimes Foundation.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Alan Fleischman
Dr. Alan Fleischman
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on strategies to improve maternal-child health, reduce premature birth and eliminate disparities in birth outcomes. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Alan Fleischman, medical director of the March of Dimes Foundation, about current efforts at the national and local levels to achieve these goals.

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

For more on Dr. Alan Fleischman:
http://www.marchofdimes.com
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011

Dr. Mary Jane Koren, vice president for the Picker-Commonwealth Fund Long-Term Quality Improvement Program.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Mary Jane Koren
Dr. Mary Jane Koren
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on reforming long-term care. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Mary Jane Koren, a long-term care expert, about improving the quality of life through system changes that focus on the needs of the individual versus the needs of the institution.

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

For more on Dr. Mary Jane Koren:
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Program-Areas/Delivery-System-Innovation-and-Improvement/Long-Term-Care-Quality-Improvement.aspx
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011

Dr. Lucian Leape, a leading figure in the modern patient safety movement.

FEATURED GUEST:
Dr. Lucian Leape
Dr. Lucian Leape
Conversations on Health Care® focuses this week on patient safety - how far we've come and what still needs to be covered. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Lucian Leape, one of the country's leading figures in patient safety whose body of work includes the landmark Institute of Medicine report "To Err is Human." Dr. Leape currently chairs the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation and teaches at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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

For more on Dr. Lucian Leape:
http://www.npsf.org/lli/
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