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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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Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges which advocates for medical education issues at over 140 American Medical Schools as well as at numerous Veterans Administration Medical Centers. He discusses the challenges being faced by the medical education establishment during this time of rapid transformation of the health care system.

Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Milken School of Public Health at George Washington University

Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Milken School of Public Health at George Washington University

There’s been much talk of a looming shortage of physicians in the coming decades. A recent IOM report shed some light on what might be done to shift the medical training landscape to ameliorate that dilemma.  This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Pediatrician and Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at the Milken School of Public Health at George Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Mullan discusses the  report which suggests rethinking…

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Dr. Ardis Hoven, President of the American Medical Association

Dr. Ardis Hoven, President of the American Medical Association

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, President of the American Medical Association, the largest and oldest organization in the nation representing medical professionals. Dr. Hoven discusses the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the future of the practice of medicine in this country.

Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer, Founder and President of Primary Care Progress

Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer, Founder and President of Primary Care Progress

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer, Founder and President of Primary Care Progress, a grassroots advocacy organization launched at Harvard to promote better training and support for the primary care workforce pipeline. Dr. Morris-Singer discusses how the organization has grown to over 25 chapters across the country – committed to improving the training and work environment for all primary care clinicians.

Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Founder and CEO of Iora Health

Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Founder and CEO of Iora Health

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Founder and CEO of Iora Health, a Cambridge-based startup that is seeking to transform primary care delivery. Dr. Fernandopulle speaks about his quest to reinvent all aspects of care delivery by adressing many of the ailments in the current health care system, including payment models, staffing, IT systems and culture.