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
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
Status of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Will It Run Out of Funds, A Conversation with Michael Barasch (October 29th)
Listen Now Soon after the 9/11 attacks the Congress created the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). Initially, the VCF was created...
Oct 30, 2018
Jessica Wolff Discusses Efforts to Reduce The Health Care Industry's Carbon Footprint (October 24th)
Listen Now Earlier this month the United Nation's Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC), the world's definitive body on the...
Oct 25, 2018
150th Interview: Tim Gronniger Discusses the Current Proposed Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Rule (October 3rd)
Listen Now Currently, CMS is accepting public comment on a proposed Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), known more commonly as...
Oct 04, 2018
Utah's Alliance for the Derterminants of Health Initiative: A Conversation with Mikelle Moore (September 27th)
Listen Now Despite the fact social circumstances and environmental factors account for approximately 20% of an individual's health status, twice...
Sep 28, 2018
Accelerating Telehealth Adoption: A Conversation with Jonathan Shankman (September 21st)
Listen Now In the recent past the federal government has made several efforts to expand the use of telehealth and...
Sep 23, 2018