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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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GOP Health Economist Dr. Gail Wilensky Explores the Future of Health Reform under the Trump Administration

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Gail Wilensky, Senior Fellow at the Center for Health Affairs at Project Hope, GOP health economist and former Administrator for the Health Care Financing Administration under President George H. … Continue reading

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Health Care Transformation Task Force Chair Dr. Richard Gilfillan on Value-Based Care Policies Trump and Congress Must Consider

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Richard Gilfillan, CEO of Trinity Health and Chair of the Health Care Transformation Task Force, a consortium of health industry leaders committed to improving health care in the US. … Continue reading

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Former CMS Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan Examines Trump Health Policies, Community Health Centers, Pharmaceutical Industry, and Innovation

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter talk with Dr. Mark McClellan who served as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Commissioner of the FDA under President George W. Bush.  He talks about the probable … Continue reading

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Trump’s Nominee for VA Secretary, Dr. David Shulkin, Discusses Veteran’s Health Care

This week, Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter talk with President Elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David Shulkin.  Dr. Shulkin is currently the Under Secretary for Health at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.  He talks … Continue reading

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Health Policy Expert Timothy Jost Anticipates Significant Setbacks With Repeal of ACA

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with health policy expert Timothy Jost, Emeritus Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, and frequent contributor to Health Affairs. Professor Jost examines multiple gains made in … Continue reading

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Leading Neuroscientist Dr. Adam Gazzaley Talks Drug-Free Brain Health Treatments Using Virtual Reality and Video Games

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with renowned neuroscientist Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center and Gazzaley Lab at UC San Francisco. Dr. Gazzaley discusses his closed loop system designed to improve brain function … Continue reading

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Sara Collins, Vice President for Health Care Coverage and Access at the Commonwealth Fund

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Sara Collins, PhD, VP for Health Care Coverage and Access at the Commonwealth Fund which is dedicated to creating a high performance health care system for all Americans. She outlines … Continue reading

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Trump Transition Adviser Michael Leavitt Addresses Future of Affordable Care Act

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Michael Leavitt, an advisor to President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team and former secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services under President George W. Bush. They discuss anticipated changes … 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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