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Listen Now Research published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) this past April estimated the US could see... Continue reading
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Listen Now Recently, Oral Health America (OAH), published the fourth volume in its series, "State of Decay." The current volume,... Continue reading
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Listen Now This past week public comments were due in response to a CMS Request for Proposal (RFI) that would... Continue reading
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Listen Now Nurses, today numbering over four million, represent the largest segment of the healthcare workforce and deliver the majority... Continue reading
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Listen Now Healthcare payment models have been increasingly evolving to include quality performance in determining reimbursement. For example, the Medicare... Continue reading
Per my April 17th conversation with Kip Sullivan concerning the Medicare Shared Savings Program/MSSP (ACOs), I noted an August 2017... Continue reading
If you missed my February 15th interview with Human Rights Watch's Ms. Hannah Flamm regarding her report, "They Want Docile,"... Continue reading
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Listen Now The Medicare Shared Savings Program's Accountable Care Organization (ACOs), created by Section 3022 of the 2010 Affordable Care... Continue reading
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Listen Now Including the February 14th shooting at Marjory Stoneman HS in Parkland Florida that killed seventeen students and teachers,... Continue reading
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Listen Now In January the Trump administration published a proposed DHHS rule titled, "Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care,... Continue reading
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Listen Now During this 30-minute interview Professor Engel discusses moreover why, as he notes, US healthcare is "uniquely dysfunctional," and... Continue reading
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Listen Now During this 29-minute interview, Professor Timothy Hoff discusses moreover what market factors explain or are driving the degradation... Continue reading
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Listen Now This past January 9th CMS announced Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced. This five-year Medicare bundled or... Continue reading
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Listen Now Fatalities related opioid use now account for over two-thirds of all drug overdoses annually, over 60,000, in the... Continue reading
President Trump again denied the reality of climate change while attending the recent Davos, Switzerland, confab. He said, in part,... Continue reading
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Listen Now A year ago last week the President Trump signed an executive order reinstituting the so called global gag... Continue reading
Per my last interview, here is my most recent essay, titled, "Fixing MACRA Means Fixing the APM Pathway," posted by... Continue reading
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Listen Now This past November 16 CMS published the agency's final 2018 MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) rule... Continue reading
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Listen Now CMS has been experimenting with Medicare bundled payment arrangements, where the provider is reimbursed a total fee (either... Continue reading
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Listen Now Despite the fact an estimated 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain costing approximately $640 billion annually in... Continue reading
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Listen Now This, my 125th interview, will discuss Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) that have received considerable attention nation-wide for... Continue reading
Listener's may recall my August 3rd interview with David Wallace Wells concerning his New York magazine essay, "The Uninhabitable Earth"... Continue reading
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Listen Now Over the past 20 years Dr. Ronald Epstein has published on the topic he terms "mindful practice." "Mindful... Continue reading