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Prognosis Ohio

Prognosis Ohio

A podcast about health in Ohio.

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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

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

117. Goodbye Medical Debt: Toledo Councilwoman Michele Grim

Overview: Dan talks with Councilwoman and State Representative-Elect Michele Grim about her recent medical debt relief plan in Toledo, which partners with RIP Medical Debt and uses ARPA funds to eliminate $240 million in medical debt in Lucas County. 1:00 - Things You Need to Know 5:20 - Interview with Councilwoman Michele Grim 7:00 - How the plan works 12:30 - The projected impact of the plan 15:23 - Next steps and timeline 19:00 - Eligibility for the program 21:25 - Looking forward: What Rep-elect Grim hopes to accomplish in the General Assembly This episode was produced by Dan Skinner. Editorial and production support from Angela Lin. Special thanks to Patti Carlyle at Community Solutions for help with the Things You Need to Know segment. For show notes and episode archive, visit prognosisohio.com. Prognosis Ohio is a member of WCBE Podcast Experience and the Health Podcast Network.
December 13, 2022

116. Medicaid Expansion & Vision Care in Ohio: Drs. Dean VanNasdale and Andy Wapner of OSU

On this, the first installment of our collaboration with the Ohio Journal of Public Health, Dan talks with Drs. Dean VanNasdale and Andy Wapner of Ohio State University about the state of vision care in Ohio, especially in light of Ohio's decision, in 2014, to expand it's Medicaid program as part of the Affordable Care Act. Plus, a new installment "Things You Need to Know," focusing on Adverse Childhood Events, produced in collaboration with the Center for Community Solutions. Interview starts at 3:52. Read VanNasdale et al's full paper in the Ohio Journal of Public Health. You can learn more about health insurance and eye care from Prevent Blindness. You can also read more about our guests, Dean VanNasdale and Andy Wapner. This episode was produced by Dan Skinner. Editorial and production support from Angela Lin. Special thanks to Patti Carlyle at Community Solutions for help with the Things You Need to Know segment. For show notes and episode archive, visit prognosisohio.com. Prognosis Ohio is a member of WCBE Podcast Experience and the Health Podcast Network.
November 28, 2022

115. A Cut Above the Rest: “Everyday Hero” and Barber Al Edmondson

Dan Skinner first learned about Al Edmondson and his barbershop, A Cut Above the Rest, after reading a Columbus Dispatch article about the Everyday Hero award bestowed on Edmondson. As a community hub, the barbershop not only provides haircuts, but it also offers health screenings and other resources to neighbors and customers in the Near East Side. Plus, our first installment of "Things You Need to Know," produced in collaboration with the Center for Community Solutions. Show notes: prognosisohio.com. Hosted and produced by Dan Skinner. Copywriting and production support by Angela Lin. “Things You Need To Know” written by Patti Carlyle and Dan Skinner. Music by Kyle Rosenberger. Prognosis Ohio is a member of the WCBE Podcast Experience and the Health Podcast Network. Prognosis Ohio is a production of Prognosis Ohio, LLC.
November 12, 2022

114. State of Ohio’s Health and Human Services: Hope Lane-Gavin of the Center for Community Solutions

Dan talks with Hope Lane-Gavin of the Center for Community Solutions about CCS’ new health and human services fact sheets–each of which shines an important and often sobering light on the situation in Ohio, especially on the cusp of an election of consequence. Show notes are up at prognosisohio.com and WCBE.org. This episode produced in collaboration with the Center for Community Solutions.
October 24, 2022

Prognosis Ohio

Hosted by Columbus, Ohio local and health policy professor Dan Skinner, Prognosis Ohio is a podcast addressing all facets of health care, health policy, and health politics in the great American state of Ohio. The podcast shines a light on a wide range of health and health care issues, from changing legislative developments affecting Ohioans’ access to health care services; to stories of Ohioans interacting with our state’s healthcare system; to ongoing challenges in housing, food, transportation, and other systems that relate to health outcomes, and are often shaped by inequalities and barriers; to addiction, mental health, and challenges with meeting Ohioans’ healthcare needs. Every other week Prognosis Ohio brings listeners an in-depth interview on pressing issues.
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Daniel Skinner

Daniel Skinner

Dan Skinner (Host, Co-Producer) is a political scientist and health policy researcher and educator. He is currently Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Department of Social Medicine at Ohio University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, on the Dublin, Ohio campus.

He is co-editor Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio (Ohio State University Press, 2019), author of Medical Necessity: Health Care Access and the Politics of Decision Making (University of Minnesota Press, 2019), and has published widely in health policy and politics, medical education, and political theory. Skinner lives in Grandview Heights, Ohio, where he also serves on the city’s Board of Health. He is a fan, in equal parts, of cats, hockey, public radio, and a wide range of music, from punk to rap to brass band marches.

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