A podcast about health and health care in Ohio, part of the WCBE (90.5 Columbus) Podcast Experience. Hosted by health policy professor, Dan Skinner (@danielrskinner).
Transition and Recovery During COVID and Beyond: Betsy Anderson of Serenity Grove
On the latest episode of Prognosis Ohio, Dan turns over the interview mic to the show's Spring 2021 college intern, Ohio University student Claire McGee, who talks with Betsy Anderson, Executive Director of Serenity Grove, a not-for-profit level II transitional recovery home in Athens, Ohio. Under the direction of Women for Recovery, Serenity Grove provides a safe, transitional environment in which women struggling with addiction can develop skills for independent, sober living. In their conversation, Claire and Betsy address the stigma surrounding substance use disorders, gender inclusivity, and how addiction and recovery have changed during the pandemic.
Loren Anthes and Anthony Ciaccia on Drug Prices in Ohio: What is to Be Done?
Building on several past episodes exploring pharmaceutical access and pricing in Ohio, Dan talks with Loren Anthes of the Center for Community Solutions and Antonio Ciaccia of 46Brooklyn about a paper Loren recently circulated offering policy options for Ohio. Topics include ways to slow, set, cap, and regulate prices; the degree to which research and development will (or will not) be affected by caps and controls; patents; the role of pharmacy benefit managers; and more. Show notes at prognosisohio.com.
Reps. Crawley and Manning on Extending Health Care Coverage for New Mothers (with Commentary from Children's Defense Fund--Ohio)
On this two part episode, Dan Skinner first talks with Rep. Erica Crawley (26th House District) and Rep. Gayle Manning (55th House District) about their advocacy for expanding Medicaid postpartum health care services for new mothers from the current 60 days to the federal maximum. Then, in Part II, Dan talks with Kelly Vyzral of Children's Defense Fund of Ohio, who provides some reflections and expert commentary on Dan's conversation with the legislators. Topics include the importance of the Medicaid postpartum coverage, proposals to increase access to doula care, bipartisanship in addressing policy challenges in maternal and infant health, and the efficiencies of health policy that emphasizes prevention. Show notes with links and more information about the guests will be available at WCBE.org and PrognosisOhio.com.
Max Filby of The Columbus Dispatch on Health Care Reporting During the Pandemic
Dan Skinner talks with Max Filby, health and medicine reporter at The Columbus Dispatch. Topics include recent developments with vaccination supply and demand, a recent ebola scare, and lessons learned from the pandemic, both for reporting and for public health in Ohio. Show notes at wcbe.org and prognosisohio.com. Subscribe and support the show: prognosisohio.com. Prognosis Ohio is part of the WCBE Podcast Experience and a member of the Health Podcast Network.
Andrea Hoffman on Life with Cystic Fibrosis During the Pandemic and Beyond
Dan Skinner talks with Andrea Hoffman, a sophomore at Ohio Northern University who lives with cystic fibrosis. Andrea shares her reflections on the pandemic, especially insofar as her pre-pandemic life already required that she take many of the same precautions that Ohioans have had to implement to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The conversation is grounded in reflections Andrea offered in a recently-published op-ed on CNN.com. Show notes posted at WCBE.org (under the Podcast Experience tab) and prognosisohio.com. Email Prognosis Ohio with your show ideas and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen to previous episodes and support the show at PrognosisOhio.com.
Brian Alexander on The Hospital: Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town
Dan Skinner talks with author Brian Alexander about his new book, The Hospital: Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town. Topics include the state of the American health care system, with a particular focus on consolidation, inequality, and the relationship between hospitals and the economic and cultural lives of Americans, particularly in small towns and cities. Show notes at WCBE.org and PrognosisOhio.com.
Ohio Health Care 101
Great concise compilation of all things health policy in Ohio. Eye opening information presented in a fun, enlightening, way. Not your average boring podcast, Dr. Skinner really gets it!
Dan Skinner does a wonderful job exploring issues related to healthcare in Ohio. Don’t know of a podcast out there like this one. Always informative and interesting!
Informational and direct
Prognosis Ohio is a wonderful podcast discussing a range of topics pertaining to healthcare in Ohio. The host, Dan Skinner, selects relevant and important topics and pairs those with guests who are experts in the subject. Dan is incredibly knowledgeable in health policy and keep the episodes direct and informational.