Author Archives: Meaghan Lyver

Dr. Anna Lembke author of “Drug Dealer MD, How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard To Stop”

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Anna Lembke, Chief of Addiction Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, and author of “Drug Dealer MD, How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So … Continue reading

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Aetna Foundation President Dr. Garth Graham Addresses Health Disparity Solutions

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Garth Graham, President of the Aetna Foundation which seeks to address health disparities and improve health outcomes. Dr. Graham, who served at the Department of Health and Human Services, … Continue reading

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Primary Care Innovator, Dr. Ed Wagner, on Patient-Centered, Coordinated Health Care Models

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Ed Wagner of the Kaiser Permanente Health Research Institute, and founder of the McColl Center for Health Innovation, where he focused on improving primary care. Dr. Wagner is the … Continue reading

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Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles Examines Threats to Children in “End of Childhood” Report

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, on the plight of children in the US and around the world. She discusses their new report on the “End of Childhood” and … Continue reading

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Crucial Questions for Healthcare Providers and Their Patients

Wanda Montalvo, RN, PhD, associate director of the Weitzman Institute, recently responded to an article in the New York Times titled “Gay and Transgender Patients to Doctors:  We’ll Tell. Just Ask” All members of the healthcare team — not just … Continue reading

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Thomas Miller, Health Analyst for American Enterprise Institute Discusses Market-Driven Approach to Health Reform

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Thomas Miller, health industry analyst and Resident Fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute which has analyzed a market-based and consumer-driven approach to health reform. Mr. Miller analyzes likely next … Continue reading

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Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine (the former Institute of Medicine) a private, non-profit entity dedicated to tackling the nation’s complex problems in medicine, technology and … Continue reading

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Examining Oral Health Disparities in America with Author Mary Otto

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with health journalist and author Mary Otto about her book, “Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America” which she explores the huge gap in … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Nightingale Award Recognition

By: Mary Blankson, Chief Nursing Officer Every year during National Nurses’ Week we have the opportunity to nominate nurses for the state Nightingale Awards. This year, I have the great honor of sharing that 2 of our nurses are being … Continue reading

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