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Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz, two Yale physician-professors, discuss the latest news and ideas in healthcare and seek out the truth amid the noise. Produced with the Yale School of Management.

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    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz, two Yale physician-professors, discuss the latest news and ideas in healthcare and seek out the truth amid the noise. Produced with the Yale School of Management.

    An Inspiring Nonlinear Path to Impact

    An Inspiring Nonlinear Path to Impact

    Howie and Harlan are joined by Yale epidemiologist and MacArthur ‘genius’ Gregg Gonsalves to discuss his non-traditional route to improving responses to global public health challenges.
    Links:
    Eric Topol on COVID reinfections
    Harlan’s Twitter thread on insurance debt
    “Health Savings Accounts No Longer Promote Consumer Cost-Consciousness” Sherry Glied in Health Affairs
    The Best Little Boy in the World
    Learn more about the MBA for Executives program at the Yale School of Management.

    • 31 min
    Your Co-host’s Remarkable Career

    Your Co-host’s Remarkable Career

    Harlan interviews Howie about his life as a doctor and teacher, including how a radiologist without a PhD got to teach economics at Yale, why he engages in the daily battles that come with speaking out on Twitter, and the extraordinary return on investment from time spent mentoring young people.
    Links:
    Arnold Schwarzenegger on deaths attributable to pollution
    “Intravenous Vitamin C in Adults with Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit”
    “Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health“
    Merriam-Webster on the origin of the word “doctor”
    Learn more about the MBA for Executives program at the Yale School of Management.
     

    • 29 min
    When the Doctor Becomes a Patient

    When the Doctor Becomes a Patient

    Howie and Harlan are joined by Dr. Seth Trueger of Northwestern University, who was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder in 2020. They discuss his experience navigating the healthcare system as a patient and what he’s learned about the challenges facing people with complex medical issues.
    Links:
    2022 Medicare Trustees Report 
    “A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient”
    “PD-1 Blockade in Mismatch Repair–Deficient, Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer”
    Seth Trueger: “The Best Bad News”
    “Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic”
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    • 36 min
    Can Hospitals Recover from COVID-19?

    Can Hospitals Recover from COVID-19?

    Harlan explains what the research says about the immunity acquired from a COVID-19 infection, and suggests a framework for thinking about exposure risk. Then Howie and Harlan are joined by Thomas Balcezak, chief clinical officer at the Yale New Haven Health System. They discuss the financial and human capital challenges faced by hospitals in the wake of the pandemic.
    Links:
    “Protection and Waning of Natural and Hybrid Immunity to SARS-CoV-2”
    “Medical Education in the United States and Canada” (The Flexner Report)
    About Yale New Haven Health
    “Mass General Brigham says it will reduce spending by $70m annually”
    “US Mass Shootings, 1982–2022: Data From Mother Jones’ Investigation”

    • 35 min
    Unlocking the Insights in Healthcare Data

    Unlocking the Insights in Healthcare Data

    Howie and Harlan are joined by Dr. Amy Justice, a Yale clinical epidemiologist. They discuss the influential long-running studies she has conducted using the electronic medical record from the Veterans Administration Healthcare System. 
    Links:
    Basketball coach Steve Kerr on the shooting in Uvalde, Texas
    The Veteran Aging Cohort Study 
    “Comparison of Risk and Age at Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction, End-Stage Renal Disease, and Non-AIDS-Defining Cancer in HIV-Infected Versus Uninfected Adults” 
    “Covid-19 Testing, Hospital Admission, and Intensive Care Among 2,026,227 United States Veterans Aged 54–75 Years” 
    “At Yale, Arya Singh overcame her fears — and found a new side of herself” 
    Arya Singh's Class Day address 
    Student Spotlight: Hil Moss 
    Learn more about the MBA for Executives program at the Yale School of Management

    • 34 min
    Building a Better Vaccine Policy

    Building a Better Vaccine Policy

    Howie and Harlan are joined by Jason Schwartz of the Yale School of Public Health. They discuss what went wrong with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and how Schwartz’s background in history and ethics informs his research on vaccine policy.
    Links:
    ”Effect of Sleep Extension on Objectively Assessed Energy Intake Among Adults With Overweight in Real-life Settings”
    “Effects of Experimental Sleep Restriction on Energy Intake, Energy Expenditure, and Visceral Obesity”
    “Impact of sleep duration on executive function and brain structure”
    “Mass General Brigham posts $867M quarterly net loss”
    Howie's Twitter exchange with Elon Musk
     

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Melshorell ,

Great podcast

I enjoy learning from two of Yale’s finest. The guests are fabulous and the discussion about the latest public health topics is so relevant and discussed in such a way that even a non scientist can understand. Keep this podcast going!!! I’ve recommended this to many people who also enjoy it.
Melanie Elliot

platelet Gina ,

Sickle Cell episode was excellent

I found the podcast on Spotify while doing a search for sickle cell information. It was an excellent episode, so I look forward to hearing several of the other topics that are of interest.

KenAnnG ,

Great insights and perspective

Love this podcast! It offers insightful information on a wide range of current health and health policy topics from the perspective of two physicians. I learn something new with every episode.

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