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Two Community Health Centers Almost Destroyed Rise Up to Serve Their Communities: Puerto Rico and California

Two Community Health Centers Almost Destroyed Rise Up to Serve Their Communities: Puerto Rico and California

  This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with two community health center directors, Naomi Fuchs of Santa Rosa Health in Northern California, and Gloria Amador of Salud¬†Integral en la Montana in Puerto Rico, who both experienced severe devastation in the wake of massive hurricanes in the Caribbean and wild fires in Northern California. They both share their experiences of continuing to deliver care to their patient populations in spite of harrowing conditions and massive destruction, and how…

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Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, global health thought leader, Professor of Economics and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Dr. Sachs discusses his work advising the United Nations on the Millennium Development Goals and his new book, The Age of Sustainable Development which looks at the need for a global commitment to ending the causes of poor health around the world.

John Nosta, Digital Health Futurist, President of Nostalab

John Nosta, Digital Health Futurist, President of Nostalab

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with John Nosta, founder and president of Nostalab, a digital health think tank. Mr. Nosta, is also a member of the Google Health Advisory Board and looks at the coming digital health trends, nanotechnology and genomics that are going to transform health outcomes of the future, as well as the growing role tech giants like Google and Apple are poised to play.

Dr. Eric Viire, Medical Director, XPrize Competition

Dr. Eric Viire, Medical Director, XPrize Competition

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Eric Viire, Medical and Technical Director of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE Competition and the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE which seeks to put the future of health care in the palm of your hands. Dr. Viire discusses the competition finalists utilizing technological advances that are making it possible to develop hand held diagnostic sensors capable of identifying numerous conditions in one device.

Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Harry Greenspun, Sr. Advisor for Healthcare Transformation and Technology at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions where his focus is on key health information technology and clinical transformation issues. He discusses the obstacles to meaningful use of HIT and the solutions they are focused on implementing.

Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price, Social Media Lab UPENN School of Medicine

Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price, Social Media Lab UPENN School of Medicine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price, Cardiologist and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/US Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Scholar at UPENN School of Medicine. Dr. Price discusses the digital platform she developed, Change My Steps, designed to assist African American Women in reducing risk factors for higher rates of cardiovascular disease.