This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Lumpkin, Sr. VP and Director of Targeted Teams at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Lumpkin oversees the RWJF project targeting childhood obesity and talks about the myriad strategies aimed reducing the obesity epidemic among the nation’s children.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, Infectious Disease specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Srinivasan discusses the CDC’s latest protocols for medical professionals dealing with Ebola, and the greater threat of the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospital settings.
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.