Tradeoffs

The Next Chapter in Democratizing America’s Health Data

We talk with Micky Tripathi, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, about the push to give patients more access to their health care data.

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Busier Hospitals Widen Care Disparities for Black Patients

Shooshan Danagoulian shares new research that examines the effect of hospital capacity strain on racial disparities in mortality.

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The Push to End Cancer Screening Purgatory

Initial screenings for breast, lung and cervical cancer are free, but expensive secondary tests can leave patients in screening purgatory.

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‘The Push to End Cancer Screening Purgatory’ Transcript

‘The Push to End Cancer Screening Purgatory’ Transcript September 29, 2022 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen…

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The Fascinating History of Scheduling Doctor Visits

Ishani Ganguli shares new research that explores the history of scheduling doctors visits.

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‘California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid’ Transcript

‘California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid’ Transcript September 22, 2022 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen…

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California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid

We trace the origins, early results and challenges of California’s ambitious new Medicaid initiative to pay for some non-medical services like connecting people to housing.

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How Hospitals Respond to Value-based Payment

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares new research on the impact of a pay-for-performance program on hospital quality.

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Presenting The Nocturnists: Hello Shame

The first episode of a new series from The Nocturnists podcast about shame in medicine.

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Streamlining Access to the Safety Net

Paul Shafer highlights newly federal rule aimed at streamlining application and renewal processes for enrolling in Medicaid and CHIP.

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