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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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What new pandemic unemployment benefits taught us about health

Listen to Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Seth Berkowitz, assistant professor of medicine at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, on how unemployment compensation expiration affected unmet social needs and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 2, 2021

Yes, COVID-19 changed telemedicine use — but it's complicated

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Michael Barnett and Sadiq Patel from Harvard on how telemedicine use changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and where the field may be heading.
February 23, 2021

Building the next generation of American Indian doctors

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Donald Warne, a professor and director of the Indians Into Medicine program at the University of North Dakota, on increasing the number of American Indian physicians and improving health care access for Indigenous populations.
February 16, 2021

What the Biden administration urgently needs to address in health care

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, on the new Vital Directions publication, how health equity is fundamental for shaping health system reform, and why science should embrace social and behavioral disciplines.
February 9, 2021

Auditing the admission practices for opioid use disorder treatment

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Tamara Beetham, a PhD student in the department of health policy and management at the Yale School of Medicine, on the admission practices and costs of care for opioid use disorder at U.S. rehab facilities.
February 2, 2021

Health economists may be getting the supply-and-demand framework all wrong

Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Adam Gaffney, a pulmonary specialist from Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, on how medical care use could change under universal health coverage.
January 25, 2021

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

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