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Last update: 2013-07-03

NEJM Interview: Dr. Nicholas Black on the current crisis in England's National Health Service and ways it could be resolved.

2013-07-03
Length: 22s

Dr. Nicholas Black is a Professor of Health Services Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N. Black. Can England's NHS Survive? N Engl J Med 2013;369:1-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Meredith Rosenthal on the trend toward greater transparency regarding physicians' relationships with industry.

2013-05-29
Length: 8s

Prof. Meredith Rosenthal is a Professor of Health Economics and Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.B. Rosenthal and M.M. Mello. Sunlight as Disinfectant - New Rules on Disclosure of Industry Payments to Physicians. N Engl J Med 2013;368:2052-4. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Arthur Kellermann on planning for the medical response to mass-casualty events such as the Boston Marathon bombing.

2013-05-22
Length: 21s

Dr. Arthur Kellermann is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation and an emergency medicine physician. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.L. Kellermann and K. Peleg. Lessons from Boston. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1956-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Mariner on New York City's invalidated Portion Cap Rule and other efforts to regulate public health.

2013-05-08
Length: 10s

Prof. Wendy Mariner is a Professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.K. Mariner and G.J. Annas. Limiting "Sugar Drinks" to Reduce Obesity - Who Decides? N Engl J Med 2013;368:1763-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Holly Lynch on the ethical and legal issues surrounding physicians' discrimination against patients.

2013-05-01
Length: 20s

Prof. Holly Lynch is the Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.F. Lynch. Discrimination at the Doctor's Office. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1668-70. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Schwartzstein on the goals and strategies behind the holistic admissions movement at U.S. medical schools.

2013-04-24
Length: 13s

Dr. Richard Schwartzstein is a Professor of Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, the Director of the HMS Academy for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation, and Associate Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Witzburg and H.M. Sondheimer. Holistic Review - Shaping the Medical Profession One Applicant at a Time. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1565-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Joseph Newhouse on the importance of differences in Medicare spending within hospital referral regions.

2013-04-17
Length: 7s

Dr. Joseph Newhouse is a Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health and a Professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.P. Newhouse and A.M. Garber. Geographic Variation in Medicare Services. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1465-8. …

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NEJM Interview: Drs. Ezekiel Emanuel and David Asch on the ethics and implications of employer policies of refusing to hire smokers.

2013-04-10
Length: 27s

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. David Asch is a Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics, and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Schmidt, K. Voigt, and E.J. Emanuel. The Ethics of Not Hiring Smokers. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1369-71. D.A. Asch, R.W. Muller, and K.G. Volpp. Conflicts and Compromises in Not Hiring Smokers. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1371-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. John McDonough on the effects of the sequester and Congress's 2014 budget proposals on the U.S. health care sector.

2013-04-03
Length: 16s

Dr. John McDonough is a Professor of Public Health Practice at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.E. McDonough. Budget Sequestration and the U.S. Health Sector. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1269-71. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael VanRooyen on threats to international public health work and the importance of medical neutrality.

2013-03-20
Length: 12s

Dr. Michael VanRooyen is the Director of the Division of International Health and Humanitarian Programs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.F. Roberts and M.J. VanRooyen. Ensuring Public Health Neutrality. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1073-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Eric Stecker on Oregon's experiment with accountable care organizations for Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries.

2013-03-13
Length: 10s

Dr. Eric Stecker is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Stecker. The Oregon ACO Experiment - Bold Design, Challenging Execution. N Engl J Med 2013;368:982-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on the new recommendation for routine HIV screening of U.S. adults and adolescents.

2013-03-06
Length: 14s

Dr. Ronald Bayer is a Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Bayer and G. M. Oppenheimer. Routine HIV Testing, Public Health, and the USPSTF — An End to the Debate. N Engl J Med 2013;368:881-4. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Martin Frank and Prof. Michael Carroll on traditional and open-access scientific publishing.

2013-02-27
Length: 23s

Dr. Martin Frank is the Executive Director of the American Physiological Society. Prof. Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at the Washington College of Law at American University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Frank. Open but Not Free - Publishing in the 21st Century. N Engl J Med 2013;368:787-9. M. W. Carroll. Creative Commons and the Openness of Open Access. N Engl J Med 2013;368:789-91. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Lewis Markoff on yellow fever in Sudan as well as treatment and prevention.

2013-02-20
Length: 14s

Dr. Lewis Markoff is the chief of the Laboratory of Vector-borne Virus Diseases at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Markoff. Yellow Fever Outbreak in Sudan. N Engl J Med 2013;368:689-91. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Waldman on cholera and the need to improve global access to safe water and sanitation.

2013-02-13
Length: 15s

Dr. Ronald Waldman is a professor of global health at the School of Public Health and Health Services at George Washington University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.J. Waldman, E.D. Mintz, and H.E. Papowitz. The Cure for Cholera - Improving Access to Safe Water and Sanitation. N Engl J Med 2013;368:592-4. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Stephen Bartels on approaches to care for older adults with mental or substance use disorders.

2013-02-06
Length: 25s

Dr. Stephen Bartels is a professor of psychiatry and community and family medicine at Dartmouth University's Geisel School of Medicine and the director of the Center for Aging Research at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.J. Bartels and J.A. Naslund. The Underside of the Silver Tsunami - Older Adults and Mental Health Care. N Engl J Med 2013;368:493-6. …

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NEJM Interview: Drs. Judith and Sean Palfrey on gun violence and mental health in the United States.

2013-01-30
Length: 31s

Dr. Judith Palfrey is a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Children's International Pediatric Center at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Sean Palfrey is a professor of pediatrics and public health at Boston University School of Medicine and a practicing pediatrician at Boston Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.S. Palfrey and S. Palfrey. Preventing Gun Deaths in Children. N Engl J Med 2013;368:401-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Moellering on the evolution of antibiotic resistance and strategies for combating it.

2013-01-23
Length: 20s

Dr. Robert Moellering is a professor of medical research at Harvard Medical School and a research investigator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Spellberg, J.G. Bartlett, and D.N. Gilbert. The Future of Antibiotics and Resistance. N Engl J Med 2013;368:299-302. …

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NEJM Interview: Susan Edgman-Levitan on patient-experience measures and their relationship to health outcomes.

2013-01-16
Length: 20s

Susan Edgman-Levitan is the executive director of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.P. Manary, W. Boulding, R. Staelin, and S.W. Glickman. The Patient Experience and Health Outcomes. N Engl J Med 2013;368:201-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Harlan Krumholz on a condition of generalized risk after patients are discharged from the hospital.

2013-01-09
Length: 17s

Dr. Harlan Krumholz is a professor of medicine and public health at Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.M. Krumholz. Post-Hospital Syndrome - An Acquired, Transient Condition of Generalized Risk. N Engl J Med 2013;368:100-2. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Arnold Milstein on learning health systems and reducing health care spending.

2013-01-02
Length: 15s

Dr. Arnold Milstein is a professor of medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine and director of the Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Milstein. Code Red and Blue - Safely Limiting Health Care's GDP Footprint. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Bruce Chabner on shortages of generic drugs and possible solutions.

2012-12-26
Length: 10s

Dr. Bruce Chabner is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of clinical research at the MGH Cancer Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.L. Metzger, A. Billett, and M.P. Link. The Impact of Drug Shortages on Children with Cancer - The Example of Mechlorethamine. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2461-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. David Hunter on genomewide association studies and their potential clinical utility in common diseases.

2012-12-19
Length: 13s

Dr. David Hunter is a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Fugger, G. McVean, and J.I. Bell. Genomewide Association Studies and Common Disease - Realizing Clinical Utility. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2370-1. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Irwin Redlener on the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New York health care and the lessons learned.

2012-12-12
Length: 20s

Dr. Irwin Redlener is the director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I. Redlener and M.J. Reilly. Lessons from Sandy - Preparing Health Systems for Future Disasters. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2269-71. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the political future of health care in the United States.

2012-12-05
Length: 20s

Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The Future of Obamacare. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2165-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on the legal and policy issues related to the proposed graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging.

2012-11-28
Length: 22s

Dr. Ronald Bayer is a professor of sociomedical sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. R. Bayer, L. Gostin, and D. Marcus-Toll. Repackaging Cigarettes - Will the Courts Thwart the FDA? N Engl J Med 2012;367:2065-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Kevin Outterson on the recent fungal meningitis outbreak and the regulation of compounding pharmacies in the United States.

2012-11-21
Length: 12s

Kevin Outterson is an associate professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Outterson. Regulating Compounding Pharmacies after NECC. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1969-72. …

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NEJM Interview: Robert Mechanic on the challenges and potential benefits of Medicare's new bundled-payment program.

2012-11-14
Length: 26s

Robert Mechanic is a senior fellow at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Mechanic and C. Tompkins. Lessons Learned Preparing for Medicare Bundled Payments. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1873-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. David Stevenson on hospice and other end-of-life care in the United States.

2012-10-31
Length: 15s

Dr. David Stevenson is an associate professor in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.G. Stevenson. Growing Pains for the Medicare Hospice Benefit. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1683-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the FDA's recent approval of two weight loss drugs.

2012-10-24
Length: 12s

Dr. Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E. Colman and others. The FDA's Assessment of Two Drugs for Chronic Weight Management. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1577-9. …

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NEJM Interview: Drs. Gail Wilensky and John McDonough on the health care platforms of the two presidential candidates.

2012-10-17
Length: 27s

Dr. John McDonough is a professor of the practice of public health and the director of the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Gail Wilensky is an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky. The Shortfalls of "Obamacare." N Engl J Med 2012;367:1479-81; E.Y. Adashi, J.E. McDonough, and K.K. Venkatesh. Heath Care Policy under President Romney. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1477-9. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on the status and future of reproductive health care for women in the United States.

2012-09-26
Length: 19s

Prof. R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. White, D. Grossman, K. Hopkins, and J.E. Potter. Cutting Family Planning in Texas. N Engl J Med 2012;367:1179-81. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Kevin Outterson on record-breaking settlements of pharmaceutical fraud cases and the need for further regulation.

2012-09-19
Length: 14s

Prof. Kevin Outterson is an associate professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Outterson. Punishing Health Care Fraud - Is the GSK Settlement Sufficient? N Engl J Med 2012;367:1082-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Pamela Hartzband and Dr. Jerome Groopman on shared decision making and patient-centered care.

2012-09-12
Length: 14s

Dr. Pamela Hartzband, an endocrinologist, and Dr. Jerome Groopman, an oncologist, both practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and are professors of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Hartzband and J. Groopman. There Is More to Life Than Death. N Engl J Med 2012;367:987-9. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on recent Massachusetts legislation aimed at containing increases in statewide health care spending.

2012-08-29
Length: 10s

Dr. Paul Ginsburg is the president of the Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington D.C. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.Z. Ayanian and P.J. Van der Wees. Tackling Rising Health Care Costs in Massachusetts. N Engl J Med 2012;367:790-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Chris Beyrer on scientific advances and remaining obstacles to controlling the AIDS epidemic.

2012-08-22
Length: 13s

Dr. Chris Beyrer is the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights and the Johns Hopkins Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Havlir and C. Beyrer. The Beginning of the End of AIDS? N Engl J Med 2012;367:685-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Prof. Jonathan Oberlander on health care policy in the United States over the past 100 years.

2012-08-15
Length: 22s

Prof. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. Unfinished Journey - A Century of Health Care Reform in the United States. N Engl J Med 2012;367:585-90. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Rita Redberg on the approval process for medical devices in the United States and in Europe.

2012-08-08
Length: 23s

Dr. Rita Redberg is a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and the editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Basu and J.C. Hassenplug. Patient Access to Medical Devices - A Comparison of U.S. and European Review Processes. N Engl J Med 2012;367:485-8. …

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NEJM Interview: Colleen Barry on approaches to addressing the obesity epidemic in the United States.

2012-08-01
Length: 14s

Colleen Barry is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.L. Barry, S.E. Gollust, and J. Niederdeppe. Are Americans Ready to Solve the Weight of the Nation? N Engl J Med 2012;367:389-91. …

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NEJM Interview: Professors Renee Landers and John McDonough on the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

2012-07-18
Length: 33s

Renee Landers is a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School, and John McDonough is a professor of the practice of public health and director of the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Landers RM. The Denouement of the Supreme Court's ACA Drama. N Engl J Med 2012;367:198-9 and McDonough JE. The Road Ahead for the Affordable Care Act. N Engl J Med 2012;367:199-201. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Lisa Lehmann on the physician's role in assisted dying for terminally ill patients.

2012-07-11
Length: 16s

Dr. Lisa Lehmann is the director of the Center for Bioethics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.J.Z. Prokopetz and L.S. Lehmann. Redefining Physicians' Role in Assisted Dying. N Engl J Med 2012;367:97-9. …

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NEJM Interview: David Radley on a recent study on geographic variations in access to and quality of U.S. health care.

2012-07-04
Length: 15s

David Radley is a senior health policy analyst at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Cambridge, MA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.C. Radley and C. Schoen. Geographic Variation in Access to Care - The Relationship with Quality. N Engl J Med 2012;367:3-6. …

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NEJM Interview: Katherine Baicker on the misguided focus on the creation of health care jobs.

2012-06-27
Length: 5s

Katherine Baicker is a professor of health economics in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Baicker and A. Chandra. The Health Care Jobs Fallacy. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2433-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Aaron Kesselheim on a recent Supreme Court ruling on patents for diagnostic tests.

2012-06-20
Length: 16s

Dr. Aaron Kesselheim is an assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.S. Kesselheim and J. Karlawish. Biomarkers Unbound - The Supreme Court's Ruling on Diagnostic-Test Patents. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2338-40. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Julie Cantor on court-ordered care for pregnant women in the United States.

2012-06-13
Length: 14s

Dr. Julie Cantor is an attorney and adjunct professor of law at the UCLA School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.D. Cantor. Court-Ordered Care - A Complication of Pregnancy to Avoid. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2237-40. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Arthur Kellermann on the increasing use of emergency departments and access to primary care.

2012-06-06
Length: 13s

Dr. Arthur Kellermann is vice president of the RAND Corporation and director of RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.L. Kellermann and R.M. Weinick. Emergency Departments, Medicaid Costs, and Access to Primary Care - Understanding the Link. N Engl J Med 2012;366:2141-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Francesca Gany on undocumented immigrants and the U.S. health care system.

2012-05-30
Length: 17s

Dr. Francesca Gany is the chief of the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and director of the Center for Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities, New York, NY. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.O. Breen. Lost in Translation - Como se dice, "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"? N Engl J Med 2012;366:2045-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Howard Brody on the ethics of rationing and waste avoidance in health care.

2012-05-23
Length: 24s

Dr. Howard Brody is a professor of family medicine and the director of the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Brody. From an Ethics of Rationing to an Ethics of Waste Avoidance. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1949-51. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Susan Okie on the ongoing evolution of the primary care physician.

2012-05-16
Length: 16s

Dr. Susan Okie is a medical journalist and clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Okie. The Evolving Primary Care Physician. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1849-53. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Allison Goldfine on statins, the associated risk of diabetes, and the FDA's response.

2012-05-09
Length: 9s

Dr. Allison Goldfine is the head of the Section of Clinical Research at Joslin Diabetes Center and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.B. Goldfine. Statins: Is It Really Time to Reassess Benefits and Risks? N Engl J Med 2012;366:1752-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Timothy Quill on balancing evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care.

2012-05-02
Length: 14s

Dr. Timothy Quill is a professor of medicine, psychiatry, and medical humanities and the director of the Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.E. Quill and R.G. Holloway. Evidence, Preferences, Recommendations - Finding the Right Balance in Patient Care. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1653-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Jan Blustein on the effects of pay-for-performance approaches for hospitals.

2012-04-25
Length: 8s

Dr. Jan Blustein is a professor of health policy and medicine at the Wagner Graduate School and the School of Medicine at New York University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Ryan and J. Blustein. Making the Best of Hospital Pay for Performance. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1557-9. …

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NEJM Interview: Mark Hall on the recent Supreme Court oral arguments in the challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

2012-04-18
Length: 13s

Mark Hall is a professor of health care law and policy and medical and bioethics at Wake Forest University Schools of Law and Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.A. Hall. Supreme Court Arguments on the ACA - A Clash of Two World Views. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1462-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Raynard Kington on the importance to medicine of the behavioral and social sciences.

2012-04-04
Length: 19s

Dr. Raynard Kington, a physician and the former director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research at the National Institutes of Health, is the president of Grinnell College in Iowa. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M. Kaplan, J.M. Satterfield, and R.S. Kington. Building a Better Physician - The Case for the New MCAT. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1265-8. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Steven Schroeder on smoking-cessation efforts in the United States.

2012-03-28
Length: 13s

Dr. Steven Schroeder is a professor of health and health care and the director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the University of California, San Francisco. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.C. Fiore, E. Goplerud, and S.A. Schroeder. The Joint Commission's New Tobacco-Cessation Measures - Will Hospitals Do the Right Thing? N Engl J Med 2012;366:1172-4. …

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NEJM Interview: Gail Wilensky on possible directions for bipartisan Medicare reform.

2012-03-21
Length: 16s

Gail Wilensky is an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G.R. Wilensky. Directions for Bipartisan Medicare Reform. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1071-3. …

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NEJM Interview: Sharon-Lise Normand on medical device approval and postmarketing surveillance.

2012-03-07
Length: 18s

Sharon-Lise Normand is a professor of health care policy and biostatistics at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. F.S. Resnic and S.-L.T. Normand. Postmarketing Surveillance of Medical Devices - Filling in the Gaps. N Engl J Med 2012;366:875-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Barry on patient-centered care and shared decision making.

2012-02-29
Length: 22s

Dr. Michael Barry is president of the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making and medical director of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.J. Barry and S. Edgman-Levitan. Shared Decision Making - The Pinnacle of Patient-Centered Care. N Engl J Med 2012;366:780-1. …

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NEJM Interview: Alan Weil on the states' role in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

2012-02-22
Length: 22s

Alan Weil is the executive director of the National Academy for State Health Policy in Washington, DC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Weil. The Value of Federalism in Defining Essential Health Benefits. N Engl J Med 2012;366:679-81. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Truog on issues in medical ethics and the physician-patient relationship.

2012-02-15
Length: 21s

Dr. Robert Truog is a professor of medical ethics, anesthesiology, and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and a senior associate in critical care medicine at Children's Hospital Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.D. Truog. 200th Anniversary Article: Patients and Doctors - The Evolution of a Relationship. N Engl J Med 2012;366:581-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Pieter Cohen on the regulation of dietary supplements.

2012-02-01
Length: 17s

Dr. Pieter Cohen is a primary care physician at Cambridge Health Alliance in Somerville, Massachusetts, and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A. Cohen. Assessing Supplement Safety - The FDA's Controversial Proposal. N Engl J Med 2012;366:389-91. …

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NEJM Interview: Michael Chernew on the Medicare's physician-payment system and the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.

2012-01-25
Length: 10s

Michael Chernew is a professor of health care policy in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Alhassani, A. Chandra, and M.E. Chernew. The Sources of the SGR "Hole". N Engl J Med 2012;366:289-91. …

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NEJM Interview: Cynthia Jackevicius on generic drugs and health care costs.

2012-01-18
Length: 10s

Cynthia Jackevicius is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, and an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.A. Jackevicius et al. Generic Atorvastatin and Health Care Costs. N Engl J Med 2012;366:201-4. …

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NEJM Interview: I. Glenn Cohen on the constitutional challenge of the Affordable Care Act that will heard by the United States Supreme Court in March.

2012-01-11
Length: 19s

I. Glenn Cohen is an Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, both at Harvard Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. I.G. Cohen and J.F. Blumstein. The Constitutionality of the ACA's Medicaid-Expansion Mandate. N Engl J Med 2012;366:103-4. …

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NEJM Interview: Allan Brandt on the history of the Journal as a window into the history of medicine, science, and society.

2012-01-04
Length: 22s

Allan Brandt is a Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard Medical Schooland Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Brandt A. A Reader's Guide to 200 Years of the New England Journal of Medicine. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1-7. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Schwartz on the history of cancer research.

2011-12-21
Length: 12s

Dr. Robert Schwartz is a professor emeritus of medicine at Tufts Medical School, and a former deputy editor at the Journal, both in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Supplement to: Schwartz R. The Emperor of All Maladies - The Beginning of the Beginning. N Engl J Med 2011;365:2353-5. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Elliot Israel on the risks and benefits of long-acting beta agonists in the treatment of asthma and COPD.

2011-12-14
Length: 16s

Dr. Elliot Israel is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Clinical Research in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, both in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Supplement to: Chowdhury B et al. The Risks and Benefits of Indracaterol - The FDA's Review. N Engl J Med 2011;365:2247-9. …

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NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the evolving approach to drug safety in the United States

2011-12-07
Length: 15s

Dr. Jerry Avorn is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, both in Boston. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Supplement to: Avorn J. Learning about the Safety of Drugs - A Half-Century of Evolution. N Engl J Med 2011;365:2151-3. …

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