HEALTHCARE IS A RIGHT, NOT A PRIVILEGE
Visit the Healthy Communities Online Blog.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Pulitzer Prize winning writer Barry Meier, author of “Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic,” on Purdue Pharma, makers of the narcotic OxyContin, and the pivotal role they played in “the greatest public health crisis of the 21st Century.”
The post Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: Writer Barry Meier Unveils OxyContin’s Pivotal Role appeared first on Healthy Communities Online.
Tags: CHC Radio
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Innovation Officer of UPMC Health System and VP of UPMC Enterprises, the entrepreneurial division of the University of Pittsburg Medical Center. Dr. Shrestha is also Co-Chair of Health Datapalooza, and discusses the need for design thinking and building a culture of innovation to truly transform the health care system.
The post Reimagining the Future of Health Care: VP of UPMC Enterprises Dr. Rasu Shrestha on Design Thinking and Innovation appeared first on Healthy Communities Online.
Tags: CHC Radio, research, Telemedicine, Health IT, telehealth, health policy, Margaret Flinter, Mark Masselli, Primary Care, Public Health, health reform, population health, improved outcomes, electronic health records, innovation, payment reform, quality improvement, health data analytics, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Health Datapalooza, Rasu Shrestha, University of Pittsburg Medical Center
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Eric Topol, renowned cardiologist, geneticist, digital health advocate, and founder of the Scripps Translational Science Institute. They discuss his work developing technologies for the “All of Us” precision medicine campaign at NIH, and the efforts still needed to support true precision medicine initiatives in American health care.
The post Smart Phones, Genomics and AI: Dr. Eric Topol on Health Care’s Next Frontier in Personalized Medicine appeared first on Healthy Communities Online.
Tags: CHC Radio, technology, Telemedicine, Health IT, Community Health Centers, Margaret Flinter, Mark Masselli, Primary Care, Public Health, health reform, improved outcomes, electronic health records, innovation, health data analytics, health tech, All of Us, cardiology, digital health, Eric Topol, genetics, NIH, precision medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute