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Jan

2018

Pollution Now Leading Cause of Death Globally: WHO’s Dr. Maria Neira Discusses the Toll of Pollution on Human Health

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Maria Neira, Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization, on their recent report on pollution’s impact on global … Continue reading

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Jan

2018

Study Demonstrates Cardiology eConsults Will Save States Money, Improve Patient Access to Quality Specialty Care

Findings Published in January’s American Journal of Managed Care

In the first published randomized study of eConsults, research conducted at Community Health Center, Inc. and the University of Connecticut Health Center appears in this month’s American Journal of Managed Care. The study found that the use of eConsults for cardiology yielded a savings of $466 over traditional face-to-face consultations, and underserved patient populations who struggle with access to specialists received more timely care. 

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Jan

2018

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Bipartisanship, the Opioid Crisis, Community Health Centers, Lessons Learned from Legalized Marijuana, and Presidential Interest

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper who discusses how expanded coverage under the ACA has improved access to health care in his state, how embedding behavioral health in primary care is improving … Continue reading

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Jan

2018

From ACA Repeal Attempts to Natural Disasters and Health Tech Breakthroughs, a Look Back at 2017

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter look back on a tumultuous year in health policy, natural disasters, and disruptive breakthroughs with technology in health care. They revisit conversations with some memorable guests including GOP strategists Lanhee Chen and Michael Leavitt on the Trump Administration’s approach to health reform, American Telemedicine Association President Peter Yellowlees, and American Well co-founders Roy and Ido Schoenberg, who have partnered with Apple and Stanford Medicine in the groundbreaking Apple Heart Study.

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Jan

2018

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Grants Supports Weitzman Institute Community eConsult Network Pilots in CT

Telehealth Platform Makes It Easier for Patients to Access Specialty Consults and Care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has awarded grants in amounts totaling $32,000 to the Community eConsult Network (CeCN) to further the use of electronic specialty consults (eConsults) in Connecticut.
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