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A Health Podyssey

A Health Podyssey

A Health Podyssey goes beyond the pages of Health Affairs to tell stories behind the research and share policy implications.

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If you give people coverage, they use it

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Jeral Self, a researcher at Mathematica and an adjunct faculty member at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, on how Medicaid expansion affected health care utilization for adults experiencing homelessness in Arkansas.
January 19, 2021

And the value of an additional star for physicians and hospitals is…

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Adam Schwartz, associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, on the fiscal value of an additional hospital or physician star rating when choosing a provider for total joint replacement.
January 12, 2021

Value-based care isn’t transforming healthcare spending

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Sherry Glied, dean of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, on national healthcare spending in 2019, whether value-based care will be transformational, and why public health is a desirable field to work in now.
January 5, 2021

From Colorado to Washington: Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil discusses his past, healthcare’s future

We turn the tables in this episode and ask Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil about his educational background, what it means to be the editor for the leading health policy journal, how empirical research has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic, his views on social determinants of health, and his health policy predictions for 2021.
December 29, 2020

Healthcare take note: every greenhouse gas emission matters

Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Dr. Kristie Ebi, a professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington, on the complex relationship between climate change and human health.
December 22, 2020

Can climate change solutions be served with school lunches?

Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Mary Kathryn Poole, a PhD student in population health sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, on how school lunch programs could affect planetary health.
December 15, 2020

A Health Podyssey

Each week, Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil brings you in-depth conversations with leading researchers and influencers shaping the big ideas in health policy and the health care industry.

A Health Podyssey goes beyond the pages of Health Affairs to tell stories behind the research and share policy implications. Learn how academics and economists frame their research questions and journey to the intersection of health, health care, and policy. Health policy nerds rejoice! This podcast is for you.
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Alan Weil

Alan Weil

Alan Weil is the Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, the leading health policy journal.

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