Tag Archives: Marianne O’Hare

Pollution Now a Leading Cause of Death Globally: WHO’s Dr. Maria Neira Discusses the Toll of Pollution on Human Health

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Maria Neira, Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization, on their recent report on pollution’s impact on global … Continue reading

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Dr. Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality and Chief Medical Officer at CMS

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched sweeping new changes to the way it pays for health care in this country, stressing the value and quality of care delivery and outcomes. This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret … Continue reading

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Genevieve Kenney, Health Policy Center, Urban Institute

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Genevieve Kenney, Co-Director of the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. She discusses their long standing research on the lack of health insurance coverage for those living near the … Continue reading

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Dr. William Newsome, Co-Chair of the BRAIN Intitiative

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. William Newsome, Stanford University neurobiologist and co-chair of the President’s BRAIN Initiative which is seeking map the human brain. Similar to the Human Genome Project, the BRAIN Intiative will require significant collaboration … Continue reading

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Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s CEO Council

This week Mark and Margaret speak with surgeon, entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong who is Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new CEO Council on Health and Innovation. Dr. Soon-Shiong discusses the Council’s efforts to construct an information superhighway … Continue reading

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Susannah Fox, Pew Internet

This week Mark and Margaret speak with Susannah Fox, Director of Digital Strategy at the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Ms. Fox has been analyzing the intersection of technology and health care for over a decade, focusing on the … Continue reading

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