What Does Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Know About Fixing Health Care? Are There Lessons for All of Us?
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3w ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Billionaire Mark Cuban never holds back his opinions on TV’s “Shark Tank” and now he’s trying to take a bite out of the health care sector — it might be his biggest challenge yet. Cuban understands he’s up against entrenched lobbyists and bureaucrats as he tries to reform how Americans purchase their pharmaceuticals. Hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter ask Cuban to explain his venture Cost Plus Drugs, its financial model and how some insurers are already joining in ..read more
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Dr. Fauci Prepares for His Next Steps; Offers Leadership Lessons to Younger Generation
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3w ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical advisor to President Biden, tells “Conversations on Health Care” that he’s thinking about what occurs after he leaves his position at the end of the year. Fauci says he’s strictly adhering to ethical rules and not negotiating for any position until after he leaves the government but he broadly wants to utilize his 54 years of experience at the National Institutes of Health for writing, lecturing and serving in an advisory capacity ..read more
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‘Dopesick’ Author on Opioid Treatment Innovations
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3w ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. The data show that 80,816 people died in the U.S. from overdose deaths involving opioids in 2021 – a tremendous loss. But what hope can medical experts, policymakers and law enforcement officers take to stem the trend? Award-winning author Beth Macy, who wrote the acclaimed book ‘Dopesick’ about the origins of the opioid crisis, now has a book exploring innovative thinking and breakthrough approaches. She joins hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter to discuss “Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Cris ..read more
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All of Your Health Information Is Now a Right Not a Privilege – ONC Head Tells Us More
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1M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. As of October 6, 2022, all health care organizations in the United States are legally required to give patients unrestricted access to all their health records in a digital format. Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., National Coordinator for Health IT at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, is excited about this change and its ability to empower patients. Yet the free flow of data also poses security risks. He tells hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter what protections Americans can take and the incredible opportunities health IT offers ..read more
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Your Vote & Health Care: Why It Matters
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by wfedstaff
1M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Early voting has already started in some parts of the United States as Americans make important decisions about who they want to represent them. The polls show that health-related issues are some of the most important ones to voters this year. We discuss health care on the ballot with policy experts from two prominent Washington D.C. think tanks. Joseph Antos, Ph.D., with the American Enterprise Institute and Emily Gee, Ph.D., with the Center for American Progress join hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter to discuss health care on ..read more
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Health Care on the Ballot: What’s at Stake Nov. 8?
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by wfedstaff
2M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. In less than five weeks Americans should know the outcome of the midterm elections. Will overturning Roe v. Wade propel Democrats to surprise wins? Will Republicans seize the moment with their vision of how to fix health care? Sheryl Gay Stolberg with The New York Times and Victoria Knight with Axios examine how the November results will likely impact health care policy in the next two years and beyond. They’re guests this week on “Conversations on Health Care” with hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter ..read more
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How Will We Know When the Pandemic is Over? Brown Univ. Pandemic Center Director Explains
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by wfedstaff
2M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo leads the Pandemic Center at the Brown University School of Public Health; she was initially hired for the role by Dr. Ashish Jha, who is now the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator. Dr. Nuzzo tells hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter that COVID remains a fairly significant health threat, especially in terms of possible variants, but we’re not in the same situation we were two years ago. She reacts to President Biden’s recent statements about the state of the pandemic and believes one way to assess its ..read more
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White House Preview: How Can We Tackle Hunger, Nutrition, and Health?
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2M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Wednesday, Sept. 28, the Biden-Harris Administration will host the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, the first one in over 50 years. What will the experts and community leaders discuss? How will we reach the goal of ending U.S. hunger and reducing diet-related diseases in a majority of Americans by 2030? “Conversations on Health Care” hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter get answers from Dan Glickman, the former Secretary of Agriculture, and Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, a renowned expert on food systems. They’re ..read more
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Who’s Community Health Centers’ Top Ally? Powerful House Leader Makes the Case
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by wfedstaff
2M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Majority Whip James Clyburn, the third-most powerful Democrat in the U.S. House, makes a passionate case for community health centers. His goal is to get a center within commuting distance of each American. “Every time legislation comes forward on health care I’m always trying to figure out how we can get community health centers to benefit from this legislation…not satisfied with where we are because we are not where we need to be yet,” he says. Clyburn also confirms to hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter that President Biden’s c ..read more
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Monkeypox Update from Top White House Coordinator
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by wfedstaff
2M ago
This content is provided by Community Health Center, Inc. Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, White House National Monkeypox Response Deputy Coordinator, joins “Conversations on Health Care” to discuss the latest details about this rare, infectious viral disease. Dr. Daskalakis talks with hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter about the spread of the disease in the U.S., the vaccination efforts, and how the entire health care community is careful to avoid stigmatizing any community while focusing on the virus itself ..read more
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