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Dr. Edward Ellison, Executive Medical Director, Permamente Medical Group

Dr. Edward Ellison, Executive Medical Director, Permamente Medical Group

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Edward Ellison, Executive Medical Director and Chairman of the Board for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. He is also National Sponsor of the newly-announced Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine which is being designed to train future clinicians based on Kaiser’s coordinated care and value-based delivery model.

Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum

Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving health and health care through developing better health quality measures and data-sharing.Dr. Cassel will be leaving her post to lead the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, which is based on Kaiser’s integrated, high-quality model of care.  

Dr. Robert Wachter, Author of the “The Digital Doctor”

Dr. Robert Wachter, Author of the “The Digital Doctor”

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Wachter, Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at U.C. San Francisco. He is considered the founder of the “hospitalist” movement and is author of The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age which examines the challenges being experienced in the rapid transition to digital medicine.

Dr. Daniel Sands, Founder of the Society For Participatory Medicine

Dr. Daniel Sands, Founder of the Society For Participatory Medicine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Daniel Sands, founder of the Society for Participatory medicine which seeks to advance the patient/provider experience through better health IT. Dr. Sands is one of the early developers of secure e-mail systems and patient portals for clinicians as well as patients, and advocates for transformation of the health care system through better integration of health IT.

Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum

Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Christine Cassel, President and CEO of the National Quality Forum a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving health and health care through developing better health quality measures and data-sharing.

Dr. Glenn Steele, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System

Dr. Glenn Steele, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System

This week, Hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Glenn Steele, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, a physician-led, integrated health system serving 2.8 million patients across 44 counties. Dr. Steele discusses Geisinger’s integrated health services organization lauded for its innovative care delivery models and cost containment strategies that have yielded better outcomes and high-value care.