Monthly Archives: September 2015

Dr. John Ball, Vice President Emeritus, American College of Physicians

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Ball, VP Emeritus of the American College of Physicians and Chair of the Committee on Diagnostic Error in Health Care at the National Academies of Medicine, which determined … Continue reading

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Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges which advocates for medical education issues at over 140 American Medical Schools as well as at … Continue reading

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eConsults: Telemedicine for our Neediest Populations

Two articles caught my eye today.  The first was an issue brief from the Commonwealth Fund, which focused on the strength of America’s premier primary care safety net: community health centers.  The article evaluated those health centers who had adopted the  … Continue reading

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Tara Montgomery, Senior Director of Health Impact, Consumer Reports

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Tara Montgomery, Senior Director of Health Impact at Consumer Reports, the world’s largest organization dedicated to consumer rights and safety. She discusses their participation in the Choosing Wisely Campaign and … Continue reading

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Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Director at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Director of the Preventive and Population Healthcare Models Group at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation which has launched the Million Hearts campaign to reduce cardiovascular … Continue reading

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Dr. Tejal Gandhi, CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Tejal Gandhi, President and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Lucian Leape Institute at NPSF. They are dedicated to eliminating medical mistakes and patient harm in … Continue reading

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