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Conversations on Health Care® Past Episodes
Archived shows from January through March 2018
MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018

National Access to Primary Care and Minister of Loneliness: Dr. Charles Alessi on the UK's Approach to Population Health and Dementia Prevention

FEATURED GUEST:
Charles Alessi
Charles Alessi
This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Charles Alessi, Senior Advisor for Dementia Prevention at Public Health England, the UK's equivalent of the CDC. Dr. Alessi talks about the prevention strategies being deployed across the UK to delay the onset of dementia, the lack of barriers to primary care services, and their recently announced Minister of Loneliness to confront this chronic health issue.

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MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018

Health Disparities by Zip Code, Race and Poverty: Stanford's Raj Chetty Continues to Find Links

FEATURED GUEST:
Raj Chetty
Raj Chetty
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with renowned Stanford economist Dr. Raj Chetty on his seminal work linking zip code, poverty and health and economic disparity. Dr. Chetty has mined large data sets from the US Census Bureau and public tax information to confirm the undeniable link between poverty, race and the lack of upward mobility, as well as a widening gap in life expectancy between the rich and poor in America.

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MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018

Louisiana Health Secretary Rebekah Gee on Tech-Driven Solutions to Storm Preparedness Developed After Katrina and How Expanded Medicaid Coverage Has Improved Population Health

FEATURED GUEST:
Rebekah Gee
Rebekah Gee
This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Rebekah Gee, Louisiana Health Secretary on the state's improved storm preparedness plans based on lessons learned from the devastation in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. She talks about the robust state-wide electronic health record system created after the storm including a statewide data base of vulnerable populations for better evacuation strategies, what they've shared with other states facing weather disasters, and how expanded Medicaid has dramatically improved access to primary and preventive care in Louisiana, yielding better health outcomes.

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MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018

America's Gun Violence Epidemic: Leading Harvard Researcher Dr. David Hemenway Shares His Findings

FEATURED GUEST:
David Hemenway
David Hemenway
This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. David Hemenway, Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He has spent decades researching America's gun violence epidemic, its root causes, the casualties and public health and legal policies that would mitigate the problem.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018

On a Quest to Save 100 Million Lives, Former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden on His New Global Venture

FEATURED GUEST:
Tom Frieden
Tom Frieden
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden on his new role as CEO of Resolve To Save Lives, committed to saving 100 million lives globally by focusing on cardiovascular disease and epidemics. This project, sponsored by Vital Strategies, seeks to improve prevention efforts around the world, and better track and monitor infectious disease outbreaks that can lead to deadly pandemics.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Cleveland Clinic Innovations Executive Director Peter O'Neill on their Innovation Strategy

FEATURED GUEST:
Peter O'Neill
Peter O'Neill
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Peter O'Neill, Executive Director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization branch of Cleveland Clinic dedicated to bringing clinicians' inventions to the marketplace. Mr. O'Neill discusses the system that supports the clinicians/inventors, Cleveland Clinic's global expansion, and their annual list of technologies that will disrupt health care.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Where Will Healthcare be in 2020? Thomas Jefferson University's Dr. Steve Klasko Breaks Down His Vision of Healthcare Disruption

FEATURED GUEST:
Steve Klasko
Steve Klasko
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Stephen K. Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System, on his efforts to transform health care. Dr. Klasko made bold changes to the University and its hospitals by implementing a startup mentality and making innovation a priority among the academic and clinical departments. He also discusses how creativity and compassion are the keys to that innovation and breaks down the next steps needed to transform the industry.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018

Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor on Apple Heart Study, Biomedical Revolution and Precision Health

FEATURED GUEST:
Lloyd Minor
Lloyd Minor
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Lloyd Minor, Dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, on his strategic plan for advancing 21st century biomedicine. He discusses the transformation underway in health care using data, artificial intelligence and telehealth protocols to support health industry transformation, and how all of this will impact medical education in the future.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2018

Renowned Addiction Specialist, Dr. John F. Kelly of Massachusetts General on Treating Addiction as a Chronic Disease

FEATURED GUEST:
John Kelly
John Kelly
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John F. Kelly, renowned addiction expert and Founder and Director of the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kelly has done extensive research on evidence-based treatments for addiction disorders and recommends a comprehensive, chronic disease management approach to addiction treatment and recovery.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018

Two Community Health Centers Almost Destroyed Rise Up to Serve Their Communities: Puerto Rico and California

FEATURED GUEST:
Naomi Fuchs and Gloria Amador
Naomi Fuchs and Gloria Amador
This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with two community health center directors, Naomi Fuchs of Santa Rosa Health in Northern California, and Gloria Amador of Salud Integral en la Montana in Puerto Rico, who both experienced severe devastation in the wake of massive hurricanes in the Caribbean and wild fires in Northern California. They both share their experiences of continuing to deliver care to their patient populations in spite of harrowing conditions and massive destruction, and how they hope to rebuild.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018

Pollution Now a Leading Cause of Death Globally: WHO's Dr. Maria Neira Discusses the Toll of Pollution on Human Health

FEATURED GUEST:
Maria Neira
Maria Neira
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Maria Neira, Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization, on their recent report on pollution's impact on global health leading to more deaths than HIV, Malaria and TB combined. She discusses the Paris Climate Accord as an important step in addressing the effects of climate change on human health, the ongoing battle to contain HIV/AIDS and how the WHO is better prepared for pandemics like Ebola.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Bipartisanship, the Opioid Crisis, Community Health Centers, Lessons Learned from Legalized Marijuana, and Presidential Interest

FEATURED GUEST:
John Hickenlooper
John Hickenlooper
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper who discusses how expanded coverage under the ACA has improved access to health care in his state, how embedding behavioral health in primary care is improving outcomes, and how they're fighting the opioid crisis. He addresses lessons learned from the state's marijuana legalization, and his bipartisan campaign with Governor Kasich of Ohio to promote sound health policies on the federal level including funding for CHIP, Community Health Centers and expanded coverage.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018

From ACA Repeal Attempts to Natural Disasters and Health Tech Breakthroughs, a Look Back at 2017

FEATURED GUEST:
Best of CHCRadio 2017
Best of CHCRadio 2017
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter look back on a tumultuous year in health policy, natural disasters, and disruptive breakthroughs with technology in health care. They revisit conversations with some memorable guests including GOP strategists Lanhee Chen and Michael Leavitt on the Trump Administration's approach to health reform, American Telemedicine Association President Peter Yellowlees, and American Well co-founders Roy and Ido Shoenberg, who have partnered with Apple and Stanford Medicine in the groundbreaking Apple Heart Study.

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