Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dr. Ardis Hoven, President of the American Medical Association

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, President of the American Medical Association, the largest and oldest organization in the nation representing medical professionals. Dr. Hoven discusses the implementation of the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s CEO Council

This week Mark and Margaret speak with surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong who is Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new CEO Council on Health and Innovation. Dr. Soon-Shiong discusses the Council’s efforts to construct an information superhighway for … Continue reading

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Jack Andraka, Intel Science Fair Winner

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with 16 year old Intel Science and Engineering award winner, Jack Andraka. The young scientist, cancer researcher and inventor has won numerous global awards for creating an early detection device for … Continue reading

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Help Portrait 2013

On December 7th, 2013 over 30 countries participated in the Help Portrait Movement. Founded in 2008, Help Portrait is a global community of photographers coming together across the world to use photography to give back to people in need. “This … Continue reading

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Professor Timothy Jost, Washington and Lee University School of Law

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Timothy Jost, Attorney and Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law. Mr. Jost is an expert on health law and the Affordable Care Act and examines … Continue reading

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An Hour of Code

On Saturday, Mark Masselli and I sat down with students and staff from Wesleyan University to explore how we can work together to help people learn to program computers and cellphones to improve the health of our communities.  It was … Continue reading

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Cathy Schoen, Sr. VP of the Commonwealth Fund

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Cathy Schoen, Sr. VP of the Commonwealth Fund which is dedicated to promoting a high-performing health care system. Ms. Schoen discusses her recent study comparing the health insurance systems of … Continue reading

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