Episodes

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Episodes

Best Health Care Podcasts of 2022

Our annual look back at some of the best health care podcast episodes of the year with help from a few of our podcast host...

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Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Billions in Opioid Settlement Dollars

More than $50 billion in opioid settlement dollars from drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies are starting to flow to state and local governments.

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The Hurdles Facing Black Families Navigating Serious Illness

What stops seriously ill Black patients and their families from getting the care they want in life and in death?

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‘A Shocking Amount of Misery’: Medical Debt in America

We talk about the impact medical debt can have on people's lives and what research tells us about possible solutions.

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Medicare’s Prescription Drug Plan Makeover 

An overhaul of Medicare’s prescription drug benefit will lower costs for seniors while changing incentives for insurers and drugmakers.

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Turning Long-Term Care Into a Long-Term Career

There’s a severe shortage of people to care for older Americans. Could providing workers with new career pathways be part of the solution?

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The ‘Wild West’ of Health Workforce Policy

The pandemic has reignited long-standing turf wars among health professions, and state lawmakers are caught in the middle.

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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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