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 listeners better understand the inter-section between research and policy analysis and political realities. Listeners are welcomed to forward 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
Brady President, Kris Brown, Discusses Current Policy Efforts to Curb Gun Violence (June 23rd)
Listen Now US gun violence is, in one word, obscene. It is widely considered an epidemic, even the always cautious...
Jun 20, 2019
Dr. Renee Salas Discusses Global Warming's Health Effects On Children (June 18th)
Listen Now This past June 4th the 9th Circuit Court heard oral arguments concerning Juliana v. the US, a case...
Jun 19, 2019
Essay: "Can The Climate Crisis Continue To Go Begging?" (June 17th) & Upcoming Podcast with Harvard's Dr. Renee Salas (June 18th)
My essay under this titled appeared this morning on the 3 Quarks Daily blog. It is at: https://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2019/06/can-the-climate-crisis-continue-to-go-begging.html#more-161882. Please forgive...
Jun 17, 2019
175th Interview: University of Michigan's Professor Andrew Ryan Discusses Measuring for Spending Efficiency or Value in Healthcare (June 11th)
Listen Now Americans spend over $3.5 trillion or 6% of the GDP annually on health care. One third, or over...
Jun 12, 2019
Essay: "Containing Health Costs Requires Measuring, Rewarding Spending Efficiency" (May 27th)
Today, Bloomberg Law posted this essay in which I argue if Senator Lamar Alexander, Chair, HELP Committee, wants to address...
May 28, 2019
Natural Climate Solutions: The Nature Conservancy's Jennifer Tabola Discusses Its New Initiative to Address Climate Change (May 8th)
Listen Now It should go without stating "nature's contribution to people are vital to human existence." Nevertheless, this was the...
May 12, 2019
Kaiser's Kathy Gerwig Discusses Her Organization's Effort to Go Carbon Neutral By Next Year Improving the Lives of Millions (May 3rd)
Listen Now After the food industry health care is considered this country's second largest emitter of green house gas (GHG)...
May 05, 2019
Essay: "The Health Care Industry’s Climate Nihilism" (May 3rd)
Coincident with my discussion with Kaiser Permanente's Ms. Kathy Gerwig noted above, The Morning Consult, published today my essay titled,...
May 03, 2019
Are Federal Regulators Panicked Over the Increased Use of E-Cigarettes Among Adolescents: A Conversation With Prof. David Abrams (April 23rd)
Listen Now The e-cigarette market, or what the FDA formally terms Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems or ENDS, has grown since...
Apr 24, 2019
Ann Neumann Discusses Mercy Killings or Suicide-Homicides (April 15th)
Listen Now In 2017 more than 47,000 Americans committed suicide. While suicide rates decreased during the 1980s and 1990s, they...
Apr 16, 2019