Discussions on the American health care system with Janis Powers.
Episode 34: What Vietnam, Castles and Climate Change Have to Do with Covid-19
In this episode, Powers compares what’s going on with the fight to contain Covid-19 to different moments in history. Regardless of how you feel about how things have been handled, ...
Episode 33: Health Care’s Best-Kept Secret: ASCs. A conversation with Joan Dentler.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) may be the best-kept secret in health care. This show features a discussion with Joan Dentler, Founder and CEO of Avanza Healthcare Strategies. Joan has been working ...
Episode 32: Who’s Going to Fix Health Care?
Biden is back, this time as president. In 2010, he and then President Obama passed the Affordable Care Act because health care was in trouble. Well, it’s still in trouble. ...
Episode 31: Price Transparency: A Conversation with Veteran Health Care Administrator David Kelly
Price transparency in health care is a broad term, making it hard for consumers to understand. We’ve talked about it a lot on our show, noting that pricing for “commoditizable” services ...
Episode 30: Health Care without a Net: My Second Year without Health Insurance
The consumerization of health care is one of the hottest topics for 2021. The movement has been kickstarted by a major price transparency initiative backed by CMS. The question is: ...
Episode 29: Need Versus Want: Learning to Self-Ration Our Health Care
Payment models for health care spending rely too much on subsidization. The privately insured subsidize government programs, the well subsidize the sick, the young subsidize the old. In this episode, ...
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Fantastic new podcast! Can’t Miss!
This is the best new healthcare podcast to come out in a long time! It is very different from the rest. Janis offers refreshing and unique opinions that are backed up by facts. You can tell she spends time researching each episode and offers citations for every fact she discusses. This show is can’t miss!