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Q&A: Dr. Paul Sherman, Chief Medical Officer at CHPW

Emily Boerger | Feb 24, 2020 | Washington

Dr. Paul Sherman is the Chief Medical Officer at Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), the only not-for-profit Medicaid managed care plan in the state. In his role, Sherman is charged with providing direction and oversight over CHPW’s work to deliver accessible managed care services across Washington communities.  We recently...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Marsha Judkins on health, housing, and drug transparency

Michael Goldberg | Feb 19, 2020 | Utah

Rep. Marsha Judkins was elected in 2018 to represent District 61 in the Utah House of Representatives. Her committee assignments include Health & Human Services, Social Services Appropriations, and Transportation.  Three weeks into session, I spoke with Rep. Judkins about efforts to bridge the gap between health policy and housing...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Bahney Dedolph, deputy director of the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers, discusses mental health in Arizona

Monte Whaley | Jan 29, 2020 | Arizona

Dedolph joined the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers staff in January 2013 as the policy analyst and is currently the deputy director. Having read the biography of Jane Addams at a very young age, Dedolph dedicated her life to being a social worker and walking in the footsteps of...[ Read More ]

A conversation with Lauren Crawford Shaver on the opposition to Medicare for All

Emily Boerger | Jan 28, 2020

Single-payer, Medicare for All, and public option proposals have become staples in the national conversation surrounding health care reform. What were once considered fringe, far-left proposals are now central to the health care debate among Democratic presidential candidates.  As these reforms have pushed into the mainstream, organized opposition has coalesced...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Geran Tarr talks about health care policy in Alaska, systems level thinking, and preventive care.

Michael Goldberg | Nov 26, 2019 | Alaska

As a member of the House Health and Social Services Committee, Rep. Geran Tarr has been a strong voice for preventive care and the expansion of coverage. With the legislative session fast approaching, I caught up with Rep. Tarr to ask about how she plans to approach health legislation in...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Kim Schrier discusses the cost of prescription drugs, her bill to expand medicare benefits, and the perspective she brings to health legislation.

Michael Goldberg | Oct 23, 2019 | Washington

Representative Kim Schrier was elected to represent Washington's 8th congressional district in 2018, a seat no Democrat had previously held. After a narrow jungle primary victory, Rep. Schrier faced a seasoned opponent, Dino Rossi, in a general election contest where health care became a key issue. Since entering Congress after...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Swapna Reddy, ASU College of Health Solutions

Emily Viles | Oct 16, 2019 | Arizona

Swapna Reddy is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, College of Health Solutions. She is also part of the faculty at Arizona State University’s Barrett, the Honors College, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Health Care Administration at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, AZ.  In this...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Jack Hooper, Take Command Health

Emily Viles | Oct 8, 2019 | Texas

Jack Hooper is the Founder and CEO of Take Command Health. Prior to co-founding Take Command Health, Jack  was  a  strategy  consultant  at  the  Boston  Consulting  Group  and  an  intelligence  officer  for  the  FBI  and  CIA.  Jack twice received an innovation  award  from  the  Director  of  the  FBI  and  was ...[ Read More ]

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