Episodes
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Landon Hughes, a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan, on his research regarding the health statuses of people who identify as transgender.
Published 09/21/21
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Leemore Dafny from Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School on hospital prices, market concentration and why market measurements are lacking.
Published 09/14/21
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Leah Rand, a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, on the pros and cons of the Quality Adjusted Life Year (QALY) measurement in health policy.
Published 09/07/21
In our first special Excursion episode, Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Julian Harris, CEO of ConcertoCare. The two discuss social determinants of health, the connection between unmet social needs and health care costs, how COVID-19 affected health equity, why the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is special and more.
Published 08/31/21
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Scott Howell, chief strategy officer of US pharmaceuticals at Novartis Pharmaceuticals on drug utilization management and the tension between drug manufacturers and pharmaceutical benefit designs.
Published 08/24/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure at a live Health Affairs speaker event from August 12, 2021.
Published 08/17/21
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews James Robinson from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health on drug innovation, biosimilars, and market competition in the United States and beyond.
Published 08/10/21
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Ietza Bojorquez-Chapela and Cesar Infante on how Mexico's response to COVID-19 took into account the needs of in-transit migrants and asylum seekers.
Published 08/03/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Sharon Borja from the University of Houston on health insurance access among US citizen children in Mexico.
Published 07/27/21
Listen to David Blumenthal, president of The Commonwealth Fund, interview Micky Tripathi, national coordinator for health IT, on the Biden administration's agenda on information blocking, social determinants of health data, interoperability and more.
Published 07/22/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Abigail Friedman from the Yale School of Public Health on the chilling effects of US immigration enforcement and the relationship between immigration enforcement and health care use.
Published 07/20/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Arturo Vargas Bustamante from UCLA on the health of immigrants in the US today and how the shifting demography of the nation affects health policies.
Published 07/13/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview CAHOOTS co-founder David Zeiss on using mobile mental health workers as part of crisis response.
Published 07/06/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Sarah James from Cornell University on the affects of adolescent exposure to deadly gun violence.
Published 06/29/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Stacie Dusetzina from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Michal Horný from Emory University on out-of-pocket health care spending.
Published 06/22/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Ariel Dora Stern from Harvard Business School on what biosimilars are and how the pharmaceutical market is evolving in response to their market entry.
Published 06/15/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Director of the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Liz Fowler at a live Health Affairs speaker event from June 3, 2021.
Published 06/09/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Samuel Edwards from the Oregon Health and Science University about physician burnout.
Published 06/08/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview J. Michael McWilliams about new research on skilled nursing facilities and taking costs out of the health care system.
Published 06/01/21
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein from the University of California San Francisco on the evolution of health information exchange organizations, TEFCA, and health data governance.
Published 05/25/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Gerard Silvestri from the Medical University of South Carolina on cancer outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries and their younger uninsured counterparts.
Published 05/18/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Jenny Guadamuz from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy on pharmacy access and closures.
Published 05/11/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Anaeze Offodile from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on the role of private equity investments in health care.
Published 05/04/21
Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview David Nerenz from the Henry Ford Health System about social risk factors and their controversial inclusion as a measure of health care quality.
Published 04/27/21
Listen to Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Emily Johnston from the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Johnston shares insights from her latest research on women’s loss of Medicaid in the weeks before or after pregnancy.
Published 04/20/21