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One Doctor’s Crusade to Improve Health Literacy

Black Americans report higher levels of mistrust in the health care system than white Americans and suffer worse outcomes in everything from maternal mortality to life expectancy. What if improving health literacy and demystifying health information could be the part of the solution?This week, one doctor’s crusade to help more people understand their own health care and why insurers are starting to buy in.Guests:Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA, Founder and CEO, Grapevine HealthKeith Maccannon, Director of Marketing, Outreach and Community Relations, AmeriHealth Caritas District of ColumbiaYvonne Smith, Grapevine ClientKaren Dale, RN, MSN, Market President, AmeriHealth Caritas District of ColumbiaLearn more and read a full transcript on our website.Want more Tradeoffs? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter featuring the latest health policy research and news.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
February 2, 2023
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Episode 90: Rural Obstetrics

Rural obstetrics care is often hampered by a lack of providers, low reimbursement, and limited resources, often leading to closures of birthing centers and OB/GYN practices in rural communities. This week, we speak with a Hillsdale legend, and someone who often has been been the only or one of the only people delivering babies in the community over the past few decades. Today welcome Dr. Alfred Bediako, OB/GYN and Chief of Obstetrics here at Hillsdale Hospital. Follow Rural Health Rising on Twitter! https://twitter.com/ruralhealthpod https://twitter.com/hillsdaleCEOJJ https://twitter.com/ruralhealthrach Follow Hillsdale Hospital on social media! https://www.facebook.com/hillsdalehospital https://www.twitter.com/hillsdalehosp https://www.linkedin.com/company/hillsdale-community-health-center https://www.instagram.com/hillsdalehospital/ Audio Engineering & Original Music by Kenji Ulmer https://www.kenjiulmer.com/
February 2, 2023
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The Mystery of the Teenage Brain

January 31, 2023
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New Episodes in 2023!

It’s a new year, and SEE YOU NOW is back with new episodes! We’re turning the spotlight on leaders taking action and addressing the healthcare workforce crisis. We’re learning what’s working, hearing what’s gaining traction, and sharing what’s building momentum. With market forces pushing health systems to innovate, new approaches are creating the people-centered, advancement-oriented workplaces nurses are asking for. Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform so you don’t miss an episode! To learn more, visit our website at www.seeyounowpodcast.com or contact us at [email protected]
January 27, 2023
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BONUS: CMS Approves Medicaid Coverage for Inmates

Popping into the feed with a bit of breaking news on a story we've been reporting on for months: For the first time ever, some people incarcerated in jail or prison will have access to Medicaid. We'll have a full episode on this dramatic policy change in February.Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter @tradeoffspod. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
January 27, 2023
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The End of Humira’s $200 Billion Drug Monopoly

After 20 years, Humira – the best selling drug of all time – is finally facing direct competition. Typically, once generic drugs arrive on a market they dominate sales and deliver big savings. But Humira’s competitors, known as biosimilars, aren’t like most other generics.This week, what makes this prescription drug showdown so unusual – and so important.Guest:Marta Wosińska, PhD, Visiting Fellow, Brookings InstitutionLearn more and read a full transcript on our website.Want more Tradeoffs? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter featuring the latest health policy research and news.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
January 26, 2023
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Minisode: Payment Reform: The Time is Now

After an illuminating conversation last week with Harold Miller, CEO Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, we talk this week about our thoughts and reactions to the interview. We also discuss ways that rural hospitals can come together to help sway both public opinion and public policy regarding sufficient payment and reimbursement. Follow Rural Health Rising on Twitter! https://twitter.com/ruralhealthpod https://twitter.com/hillsdaleCEOJJ https://twitter.com/ruralhealthrach Follow Hillsdale Hospital on social media! https://www.facebook.com/hillsdalehospital https://www.twitter.com/hillsdalehosp https://www.linkedin.com/company/hillsdale-community-health-center https://www.instagram.com/hillsdalehospital/ Audio Engineering & Original Music by Kenji Ulmer https://www.kenjiulmer.com/
January 26, 2023
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How the Debt Ceiling Can Affect Healthcare

With the federal debt limit reached, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has begun using “extraordinary measures” to pay the government’s bills. The pressure will continue until Congress raises the debt limit.  But what does it all mean for healthcare? John and David share their thoughts.ABOUT CARETALKCareTalk is a weekly podcast that provides an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare industry. Join co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Health Business Group) as they debate the latest in US healthcare news, business and policy.GET IN TOUCHBecome a CareTalk sponsorGuest appearance requestsVisit us on the webFOLLOW CARETALKSpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsFollow us on LinkedIn
January 24, 2023
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The United States of Nursing: A Limited-Edition Series of On the Pulse, Episode 4

Meghan Lopez is Chief Strategy Officer at Global Support and Development. She graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing with her BSN in 2007, her MSN in 2010, and her DNP in 2019. In her current role, she facilitates disaster response and helps communities reach their goals of health, wellness, and resilience. ** This special, limited-edition series of the On the Pulse podcast will feature Johns Hopkins School of Nursing students, faculty, and alumni who are making an impact in their local communities across the United States. In every town, across all 50 states, nurses are the innovative leaders who focus on communities, social determinants of health, and the local and national policies that impact the health of our nation.
January 23, 2023
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119. Scott Rider on Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Dan Skinner talks with Scott Rider, an Ohioan at heart living with Parkinson's Disease in South Carolina. Scott joined Dan at the WCBE studios on a trip back to Columbus to receive some care, taking the time to reflect on his experience with Parkinson's, state of support and research for those living with the disease, and some of the infrastructure challenges we face in providing communities and homes in which people with mobility challenges can live. At 1:01, you'll hear a new addition of "Things You Need to Know," brought to you in collaboration with the Center for Community Solutions. The interview begins at 4:27. Show notes at prognosisohio.com.
January 22, 2023
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Three Health Policy Stories to Watch in 2023

A congressional ban on removing anyone from Medicaid will expire early next year. What will happen to people who lose their coverage, and how are states preparing for this unprecedented undertaking?Guests: Elizabeth Nash, Principle Policy Associate, State IssuesCindy Mann, Partner, Manatt Health Rachel Cohrs, Washington Correspondent, STATLearn more and read a full transcript on our website.Want more Tradeoffs? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter featuring the latest health policy research and news.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
January 19, 2023
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Episode 89: Identifying and Advocating for Data Backed Payment Reform

Nearly 30 percent of all rural hospitals in the United States are at risk of closure, including 10 percent at immediate risk of closure. Mixed payment models, fixes that made things worse, and the effect of inflation demand a new look on how rural hospitals are paid and sustained. This week, we welcome Harold Miller, CEO of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform to talk about alternative payment models across the rural health industry. Follow Rural Health Rising on Twitter! https://twitter.com/ruralhealthpod https://twitter.com/hillsdaleCEOJJ https://twitter.com/ruralhealthrach Follow Hillsdale Hospital on social media! https://www.facebook.com/hillsdalehospital https://www.twitter.com/hillsdalehosp https://www.linkedin.com/company/hillsdale-community-health-center https://www.instagram.com/hillsdalehospital/ Audio Engineering & Original Music by Kenji Ulmer https://www.kenjiulmer.com/
January 19, 2023
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The Unwinding of Medicaid

Congress has recently passed a spending bill that will "unwind" a requirement for states to maintain continuous enrollment in Medicaid in order to receive additional federal pandemic funds. The policy shift is likely to have wide-reaching impacts on the healthcare system, with far more immediate impact on lower-income households. In this episode of CareTalk, John and David analyze the rapid growth of Medicaid and the decision to unwind it.ABOUT CARETALKCareTalk is a weekly podcast that provides an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare industry. Join co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Health Business Group) as they debate the latest in US healthcare news, business and policy.TOPICS:(0:45) Why did Medicaid grow so much during the pandemic?(3:45) What has been the impact of Medicaid's rapid growth?(4:00) Why is the continuous coverage provision ending?(6:00) What will happen to people currently on Medicaid?(9:17) Are the states ready to deal with this?GET IN TOUCHBecome a CareTalk sponsorGuest appearance requestsVisit us on the webFOLLOW CARETALKSpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsFollow us on LinkedIn#healthcare #ushealthcare #medicaid #health #caretalk #healthcarepodcast 
January 17, 2023
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Is The US Healthcare System Collapsing?

Time magazine recently published an article that claims the us healthcare system is about to collapse. Is this just another sensational headline crafted to generate clicks or is the US healthcare system truly doomed? In this episode of CareTalk, John and David share their thoughts.Read the Time article, "The Coming Collapse of the US Healthcare System" here.ABOUT CARETALKCareTalk is a weekly podcast that provides an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare industry. Join co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Health Business Group) as they debate the latest in US healthcare news, business and policy. GET IN TOUCHBecome a CareTalk sponsorGuest appearance requestsVisit us on the webFOLLOW CARETALKSpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsFollow us on LinkedIn#healthcare #health #healthcarepodcast #ushealthcare
January 12, 2023
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Episode 22: From Ableism to Disability Advocate

Dr. Bonnie Swenor of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing talks about her personal experience with a disability and how that propelled her into a career in disability equity research and advocacy. Dr. Swenor is Director of the Disability Health Research Center at Johns Hopkins. She was recently invited to the White House Summit on STEMM Equity and Excellence to discuss the barriers people with disabilities face to being included and benefiting from STEM. Podcast References and Resources: Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center White House Summit on STEMM Equity and Excellence Podcast Transcript
January 12, 2023
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Tradeoffs in 2023

We've got a lot to share with you in 2023!We're looking into what might happen to the marketplace as Humira, the best selling prescription drug in history, goes generic; and profile a woman pioneering a new strategy to help people better manage their own health, a strategy that has insurance companies whispering.The FDA has approved another controversial Alzheimer’s drug, Medicare is gearing up to negotiate drug prices, millions of Americans could lose their Medicaid…and, of course, abortion. Tradeoffs is here to take you through the health care year ahead. We’ll explore the policies and programs, and we’ll introduce you to the people whose lives they shape.New episodes start 19 January, 2023!Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter @tradeoffspod. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
January 12, 2023
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Episode 88: Taking Lessons from the Past to Thrive Now and in the Future

Today, we get into the history of rural health as well as taking a look to the future. This week, we welcome someone who has been leading the National Rural Health Association for more than 20 years, and was advocating for hospitals even before that. Our guest today is Alan Morgan, CEO of The National Rural Health Association. Follow Rural Health Rising on Twitter! https://twitter.com/ruralhealthpod https://twitter.com/hillsdaleCEOJJ https://twitter.com/ruralhealthrach Follow Hillsdale Hospital on social media! https://www.facebook.com/hillsdalehospital https://www.twitter.com/hillsdalehosp https://www.linkedin.com/company/hillsdale-community-health-center https://www.instagram.com/hillsdalehospital/ Audio Engineering & Original Music by Kenji Ulmer https://www.kenjiulmer.com/
January 12, 2023
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118. Greg Moody on Leadership and Health Transformation in Ohio

Dan Skinner talks with Greg Moody, who reflects on his work as the Director of Governor Kasich’s Office of Health Transformation as well as his work today on promoting nonpartisan leadership in health care at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Show notes and links at prognosisohio.com. Hosted and produced by Dan Skinner. Copywriting and production support by Angela Lin. Prognosis Ohio is a member of the WCBE Podcast Experience and the Health Podcast Network. Prognosis Ohio is a production of Prognosis Ohio, LLC.
January 8, 2023
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Do We Really Need AI in Healthcare?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been all the rage lately, thanks to ChatGPT. In this episode of the CareTalk Podcast, John and David assess AI’s place in healthcare: How is it used now? How can it be used in the future? And is truly useful, or is it all hype? ABOUT CARETALKCareTalk is a weekly podcast that provides an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare industry. Join co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Health Business Group) as they debate the latest in US healthcare news, business and policy. TOPICS:(2:00) What is artificial intelligence (AI)?(3:36) What are some of the key terms and technologies involved with AI? (7:16) What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA)?(8:28) How is AI used in healthcare?(13:00) Is AI in healthcare dangerous?(17:39) Will AI be a big deal in healthcare in 2023?GET IN TOUCHBecome a CareTalk sponsorGuest appearance requestsVisit us on the webFOLLOW CARETALKSpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsFollow us on LinkedIn#healthcare #artificialintelligence #ushealthcare #2023 #health #caretalk #healthcarepodcast #healthcare
January 5, 2023
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Turning Long-Term Care Into a Long-Term Career

There’s a severe shortage of people to care for older Americans in their homes and nursing facilities. And it’s only expected to get worse. Could providing long-term care workers with new career pathways be part of the solution?Guests: Serena Maria, Manager of Care Teams, HomebridgeMark Burns, Executive Director, HomebridgeNatasha Bryant, Senior Director of Workforce Research and Strategy, LeadingAge LTSS Center at UMass Boston Jonathan Gruber, PhD, Ford Professor of Economics, MITLearn more and read a full transcript on our website.Want more Tradeoffs? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter featuring the latest health policy research and news.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
January 5, 2023
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Minisode: 2023 Look Ahead

On this week's minisode, JJ and Rachel talk about how rural health closed out 2022 and what they're looking forward to in 2023 here on Rural Health Rising. Follow Rural Health Rising on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/ruralhealthpod/  https://twitter.com/hillsdaleCEOJJ/  https://twitter.com/ruralhealthrach/ Follow Hillsdale Hospital on social media!  https://www.facebook.com/hillsdalehospital/ https://www.twitter.com/hillsdalehosp/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/hillsdale-community-health-center/ https://www.instagram.com/hillsdalehospital/ Audio Engineering & Original Music by Kenji Ulmer  https://www.kenjiulmer.com/ 
January 5, 2023
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