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What They’re Watching: Dominick Pallone, Michigan Association of Health Plans

| Jul 21, 2022 | Michigan

Dominick Pallone, Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP), is mainly focused on behavioral health and Medicaid reform at the legislative level through specialty integrated plans (SIPs).  We sat down with Pallone at our 2022 Michigan State of Reform Health Policy Conference to discuss MAHP’s work in...[ Read More ]

What They’re Watching: Jonathan Dayton, Maryland Rural Health Association

| Jul 21, 2022 | Maryland

Jonathan Dayton is the Executive Director of the Maryland Rural Health Association (MRHA). In this “What They’re Watching” video, Dayton highlights MRHA’s priorities for ensuring rural Marylanders have access to health services.      Telehealth has helped break down barriers to care for Maryland’s 18 rural counties. Dayton says MRHA...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Janice Rocco, California Medical Association

| Jul 20, 2022 | California

As the Vice President for Health Care Access and Coverage at the California Medical Association, Janice Rocco says she's primarily concerned with getting physician practices back up on their feet.     Many physician practices in the state continue to grapple with both staffing shortages and an increase in patient...[ Read More ]

What They’re Watching: Dulce Diez, Department of Health and Human Services

| Jul 12, 2022 | Utah

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Health Equity Director, Dulce Diez, said lowering the cost of primary care is the most important way to bridge the equity gap for underserved Utahns.  At our 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference, Diez sat down with us to...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Quianta Moore, MD, Hackett Center for Mental Health

| Jul 11, 2022 | Texas

Through her work at the Hackett Center for Mental Health—housed within the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute—the center's Executive Director Quianta Moore, MD, focuses on ensuring that state mental health policy is reflective of the mental health needs in local communities. There is often a disconnect between state-level policy and...[ Read More ]

What They’re Watching: David Muhlestein, PhD, Health Management Associates

| Jul 6, 2022 | Florida

David Muhlestein, PhD, JD, is Chief Research and Innovation Officer for Health Management Associates, where he leads the firm’s strategic planning and innovation in health care payment and delivery reform. In this “What They’re Watching” video from the 2022 Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference, Muhlestein discusses the challenges,...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Moira Kenney, Unite Us

| Jul 5, 2022 | California

Unite Us, an organization that bridges health care and social services for individuals in need, is using its technology to create networks of care in California that swiftly connect patients to social services that otherwise might be hard for them to reach. Moira Kenney, West Coast Regional Network Director at...[ Read More ]

What They’re Watching: Nina Abubakari, Advantage Health Centers

| Jun 29, 2022 | Michigan

Nina Abubakari, President and CEO of Advantage Health Centers in Detroit, said they use an integrated model for primary care, dental care, behavioral health care, and more to treat underserved people in cost-effective fashion.  At our 2022 Michigan State of Reform Health Policy Conference, Abubakari discussed her integrated work at...[ Read More ]