Author Archives: Meaghan Lyver

Leading GOP Health Policy Strategist, Lanhee Chen, Analyzes Way Forward For Health Reform

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Lanhee Chen, health policy advisor for Governor Mitt Romney and Senator Marco Rudio’s GOP presidential bids, and Fellow at the conservative Hoover Institution. Mr. Chen assesses what derailed the American … Continue reading

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Dr. Joshua Seidman, Former Director of Meaningful Use at ONC, Analyzes Healthcare Landscape Under GOP

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Joshua Seidman, PhD, Senior VP for the Center for Payment and Delivery Innovation at Avalere Health, and former Director of Meaningful Use at the Office of National Coordinator for Health … Continue reading

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Telemedicine Champion Dr. Peter Yellowlees Discusses Impact of Telehealth on Access to Care

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Peter Yellowlees, President-elect of the American Telemedicine Association which seeks to improve health care delivery through better use of remote medicine technologies. Dr. Yellowlees discusses his decades of work … Continue reading

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Federation of American Hospitals CEO Chip Kahn Speculates On Health Industry Changes Under GOP Health Reform

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Chip Kahn, CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals which represents over a thousand of the nation’s owner-operated hospitals. The long time health industry strategist speculates on changes to health … Continue reading

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Paul Gionfriddo, CEO of Mental Health America

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Paul Gionfriddo, CEO of Mental Health America, the nation’s oldest organization dedicated to advancing access to mental services for all Americans. He discusses the need to change the nation’s response … Continue reading

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Dental Assistant Recognition Week

This week is Dental Assistant Recognition Week, and I welcome it as an opportunity to recognize the vital role played by each and every dental assistant at Community Health Center, Inc. Dental assistants perform a variety of basic patient care … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Policy Center Health Policy Director Katherine Hayes Discusses GOP Health Reform Implications

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Katherine Hayes, Director of Health Policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center, which has issued a report to Congress urging them to move slowly on repeal of safety net programs supported … Continue reading

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E Healthcare’s ‘Interoperability Guru’ Keith Boone Talks Health IT and Coming Advances

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Keith Boone, “Interoperability Guru” at GE Health Care. Mr. Boone discusses his work developing standards for health information technology as a board member at HL7 International, and how HL7’s new … Continue reading

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Indiana Secretary of Social Services Dr. Jennifer Walthall Discusses Health Care Transformation Thought Medicaid Expansion and Waivers

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Jennifer Walthall, Indiana’s Secretary of the Family and Social Services Administration, which oversees the state’s Medicaid program. She discusses their unique approach to expanding Medicaid to hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Sr. Director at Pew Charitable Trusts, Allan Coukell, Discusses Opportunities for FDA Reform

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Allan Coukell, Sr. Director for Health Programs at the Pew Charitable Trusts, where he oversees the FDA, drug and medical device safety and the opioid crisis.  He discusses suggested changes … Continue reading

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