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Where Will Healthcare be in 2020? Thomas Jefferson University’s Dr. Steve Klasko Breaks Down His Vision of Healthcare Disruption

Where Will Healthcare be in 2020? Thomas Jefferson University’s Dr. Steve Klasko Breaks Down His Vision of Healthcare Disruption

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Stephen K. Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System, on his efforts to transform health care. Dr. Klasko made bold changes to the University and its hospitals by implementing a startup mentality and making innovation a priority among the academic and clinical departments. He also discusses how creativity and compassion are the keys to that innovation and breaks down the next steps needed to…

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Stuart Altman, Ph.D, Heller School of Public Policy, Brandeis University

Stuart Altman, Ph.D, Heller School of Public Policy, Brandeis University

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Stuart Altman, PhD, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Dr. Altman is an expert on universal health coverage and discusses his recent work as Chair of the IOM Committee assessing progress on recommendations made in the 2010 Institute of Medicine Report on The Future of Nursing, which advocates for a stronger role for nurses in the…

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Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center For Medicare at Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he oversees payment models for Medicare’s 50 million users. Mr. Cavanaugh talks about the culture of innovation underway at CMS to promote new payment models that incentivize improved outcomes while promoting cost containment.

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene for the State of Maryland. He discusses the robust Health Information Exchange in his state, as well as the dramatic payment reforms underway in Maryland that are reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, improving chronic care management and reducing health care costs.

Francois de Brantes, Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute Inc.

Francois de Brantes, Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute Inc.

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Francois de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care costs and quality through better incentives for payment reform. Mr. de Brantes discusses the growing role of the consumer as an agent of change in the health care industry.

Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Engleberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution

Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Engleberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margret Flinter speak with Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Managing Director of the Engleberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution. Dr. Sanghavi discusses their social media campaign to better inform clinicians and the public about changes to the health care industry under the Affordable Care Act. They are partnering with the Kahn Academy, a free online learning service, to produce tutorial videos to explain payment and care delivery reforms underway as a result…

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