The Healthcare Policy Podcast ® Produced by David Introcaso

By David Introcaso

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The Healthcare Policy Podcast website features audio interviews with experts on current or important health care topics. While there are any number of healthcare-related podcasts and other online programming these offerings typically present a vested interest viewpoint. My podcasts are produced independently, i.e., without any conflicts of interest and moreover are intended to help you better understand the inter-section between research and policy analysis and political realities. Among other topical areas this podcast will address: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act Other federal Medicare and Medicaid health care issues Federal health care regulatory oversight, moreover CMS and the FDA Healthcare research Private sector healthcare delivery reforms including access, reimbursement and quality issues Public health issues including the social determinates of health Listeners are welcomed to share their program comments and suggest programming topics. Comments made by the interviewees are strictly their own and do not represent those of their affiliated organization/s.

Episode Date
Upcoming Podcast: Dr. Robert Levin Will Discuss Drug Pricing Policy (February 18th)
On February 18th I'll discuss drug pricing issues with Dr. Rober Levin, President of the Alliance for Transparent and Affordable...
Feb 07, 2019
Remote Area Medical's Free Health Care Clinics: A Discussion with RAM CEO Jeff Eastman (January 31st)
Listen Now Over 40 million Americans live in poverty or upwards of 14% of the population. Those living in extreme...
Feb 01, 2019
The Current Ebola Outbreak in the Congo: A Conversation with Joseph Lafave (January 17th)
Listen Now This past summer the the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) began experiencing its 10th Ebola outbreak. (The...
Jan 18, 2019
After Conceding Health Care Market Consolidation, What's Left is Exploiting Pricing Power (January 14, 2019)
The Trump administration published a lengthy report in December outlining its solutions for creating higher quality health care at more...
Jan 14, 2019
Essay: "Climate Change Is the Greatest Threat to Human Health in History" (December 19th)
Listeners may be aware this has been a long standing interest/concern of mine, e.g., over the past few months I've...
Dec 19, 2018
Dr. Jeremy Hess Discusses Lancet's "Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change" (December 13th)
Listen Now In late November, Lancet published its 2018 "Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change." The 36-page report...
Dec 14, 2018
Rosemary Gibson Discusses Her Recent Work, "China Rx" (December 7th)
Listen Now During this 31 minute discussion Rosemary Gibson unpacks her latest work, co-authored with Janardan Prasad Singh, titled, China,...
Dec 10, 2018
Dave Chase Discusses His New Work, "The Opioid Crisis Wake-Up Call: Health Care is Stealing the American Dream” (November 16th)
Listen Now Listeners may recall, I have previously discussed the opioid epidemic this past February 2 with Dr. Steve Passik...
Nov 18, 2018
Professor Kristie Ebi Discusses the IPCC Report's Findings Related to Global Warming on Human Systems (November 14th)
Listen Now The below November 7th podcast post provides a link to an essay that, in part, provides an overview...
Nov 15, 2018
Essay, "The IPCC Confirms Life As We Know It Will Soon Cease to Exist" (November 7th)
Listeners of this podcast may recall I've written several essays concerning global warming over the past three years that I've...
Nov 07, 2018