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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).

Prognosis Ohio Prognosis Ohio

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

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).

    Running and Mental Health: Author Nita Sweeney

    Running and Mental Health: Author Nita Sweeney

    Dan Skinner talks with Nita Sweeney, author, runner, and mental health advocate. Topics include wellness and the wellness industry, running and depression, privilege and exercise. Show notes at PrognosisOhio.com and wcbe.org.

    • 37 min
    What Should Ohio do with the Opioid Settlement Money?

    What Should Ohio do with the Opioid Settlement Money?

    Dan talks with Beth Connolly and Mark Robyn of the Pew Charitable Trusts about the opioid crisis, and what to do with the settlement money that is forthcoming into Ohio. Show notes and links at prognosisohio.com and wcbe.org.

    • 38 min
    The Present and Future of Abortion in Ohio: Professor Jessie Hill

    The Present and Future of Abortion in Ohio: Professor Jessie Hill

    What is the current state of abortion access in Ohio, and what does the future hold? On the new episode of Prognosis Ohio, host Dan Skinner talks with Professor B. Jessie Hill, JD, who is Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law. Dan and Jessie talk about the current state of abortion access and reproductive rights generally in Ohio, and what restrictive abortion laws in Texas and Mississippi might mean for Ohio. Dan asks Jessie to share some of her personal reflections on doing this work over the past few decades, to which Hill responds that the current moment is perhaps the most pivotal moment reproductive rights advocates have experienced since the early 1970s before Roe v. Wade became law. In the episode, listeners will learn about the disjuncture between law and public opinion (a majority of Ohioans support Roe v. Wade), which Hill explains is in part a function of a theme that comes up often on Prognosis Ohio: gerrymandering. Perhaps most important, Skinner and Hill talk about what the state of things would be in Ohio if Roe were to be overturned. The episode opens with a clip from last week’s episode, in which David DeWitt, Editor-in-Chief of the Ohio Capital Journal notes that the current Ohio General Assembly has shown itself interested in passing all manner of abortion restrictions.

    • 32 min
    David DeWitt and Jake Zuckerman of the Ohio Capital Journal

    David DeWitt and Jake Zuckerman of the Ohio Capital Journal

    Dan Skinner talks with Jake Zuckerman and David DeWitt of the Ohio Capital Journal about the state of things at the Ohio Statehouse since the summer. Show notes at PrognosisOhio.com and WCBE.org.

    • 29 min
    47th in the Nation: A Look at the Health Policy Institute of Ohio's Health Value Dashboard

    47th in the Nation: A Look at the Health Policy Institute of Ohio's Health Value Dashboard

    In this episode, Dan Skinner talks with Amy Rohling McGee, President of the Health Policy Institute of Ohio, and Zach Reat, HPIO's Director of Data Management and Analysis, about HPIO's 2021 Health Value Dashboard. Topics include adverse childhood events and trauma, racism and health disparities, and how to move Ohio's health infrastructure and programs toward a model based on prevention. Show notes and links posted at prognosisohio.com.

    • 38 min
    Sen. Nina Turner on Health Equity, Poverty, and Medicare For All

    Sen. Nina Turner on Health Equity, Poverty, and Medicare For All

    On the penultimate episode of the season, Dan Skinner talks with former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, who is running for U.S. Congress in Ohio's 11th District. Topics include the relationship between inequality, poverty, and health; social determinants and infrastructure; Medicare for All; and the stakes of the special election to replace former Rep. Marcia Fudge, who is now Secretary of the Housing and Urban Development in the Biden administration. Show notes and links at prognosisohio.com and WCBE.org (under the Podcast Experience).

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Jweis24 ,

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!

Dhunberry ,

Excellent podcast

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!

HealthCheck ,

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.

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