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What They're Watching: Ken Thorpe

Kylie Walsh | Aug 17, 2017 | California

What They're Watching: Marcy Shimada

Kylie Walsh | Aug 7, 2017 | Washington

What They're Watching: Joy Barua

Kylie Walsh | Aug 3, 2017 | Hawaii

Joy Barua, senior director of government and community relations at Kaiser Permanente, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss the challenges Hawaii's geographical location brings to providing healthcare. You know, Hawaii is a very unique place, we have our geography that's isolated. We are a state...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Marjorie Petty

Kylie Walsh | Jul 28, 2017 | Texas

Marjorie Petty, former director of the Department of Health and Human Services, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss seizing local opportunity. There’s been a lot of talk about work force challenges, not just in the rural area, but in underserved areas and in highly serviced...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Merissa Clyde

Kylie Walsh | Jul 24, 2017 | Washington

Merissa Clyde, Managing Director, Health Benefits Administration at SEIU 775 Benefits Group joins us to talk about the potential influx of patients if patients lose coverage gained under the Medicaid expansion. We have many people who could choose our coverage but don’t because they are covered by Medicaid expansion and...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Deborah Rumsey

Kylie Walsh | Jul 19, 2017 | Oregon

Deborah Rumsey, executive director at Children's Health Alliance, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss building resiliency in families. Our pediatricians feel a responsibility. ACES are adverse childhood experiences; they happen when they’re under their purview. What our perspective has been is the pediatricians can’t stop...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Micah Weinberg

Kylie Walsh | Jul 19, 2017 | California

Micah Weinberg, President of the Economic Institute, Bay Area Council, joins us in What They're Watching to talk about politics and policy in health care. The politics and policy have almost nothing to do with each other. You know, these occur on pretty much completely different tracks. And people forget...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Noel Rea

Kylie Walsh | Jul 19, 2017 | Alaska

Noel Rea, president of Innovative Solutions of Alaska, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss maintaining independence in Alaskan communities. There’s a saying in Alaska if you’ve been to one Alaska village, you’ve been to one Alaska village. Every village is different. There’s a couple hundred...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jorge Rivera

Kylie Walsh | Jul 13, 2017 | Washington

Jorge Rivera, director of community engagement at Molina Healthcare, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to talk about improving and expanding access to care. The one thing that we're doing right now that has us very excited is really improving access to care to our virtual care...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Scott Miscovich, MD

Kylie Walsh | Jul 11, 2017 | Hawaii

Dr. Scott Miscovich, owner of Windward Urgent Care and Primary Care Physicians, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss Hawaii's homelessness problem and addiction. We have actually per capita the worst homelessness problem in the state of Hawaii than anywhere in the United States. And there's...[ Read More ]