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 poverty line, and the positive impact of Medicaid expansion for children and adults.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Sonia Sarkar, Chief of Staff of Health Leads, a national organization dedicated to creating a health care system that addresses all patients’ basic resource needs as a standard part of quality care. She discusses Health Leads’ deployment of college students in clinics across the country who assist patients in gaining resources to impact the underlying causes of poor health.
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.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Gary Puckrein, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Minority Quality Forum, an organization dedicated to to eliminating the disproportionate burden of premature death and preventable illness for racial and ethnic minorities and other special populations in this country.