Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Kurt Stange, MD, PhD

>>>DR. STEVEN CLAUSER: So I’ll introduce now Kurt Stange. Kurt is a family physician. He has been practicing for many years. He has done a lot of work in family oriented system design and primary care. He is the editor of the Annals of Family Medicine. He and his team did an incredible amount of […]

Introduction to the Public Health Preparedness Capabilities (101)

One of the nation’s key preparedness challenges has been determining appropriate state and local public health preparedness priorities. To assist state and local public health departments in their strategic planning, CDC developed 15 capabilities to serve as national public health preparedness standards. CDC’s Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning now […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Discussant comments by Thomas Vogt, MD, MPH

>>>DR. STEVE CLAUSER: Our discussion for this session is Tom Vogt. I can tell, he’s got his hands full with this group. But he’s a former senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Services Research. His work is investigating improving prevention services in medical care settings, the quality and cost of preventive care, primary […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Overview by Arnold Kaluzny, PhD

>>>DR. STEVEN CLAUSER: Now there will be more detailed instructions in terms of how this is going to work, in terms of the discussions, but right now I’d really like to move directly into our first substantive presentation and introduce my close friend, Arnie Kaluzny. Arnie Kaluzny has served as chairman of Multilevel Interventions steering […]

Milton Friedman on National Healthcare

Dr. Friedman, I think many of us would agree with you about national health insurance, but, looking at it from a pragmatic standpoint, what do you think the possibilities are here within the next two years? Of national health insurance? Yes. Well, I don’t think they are very good, I’m glad to say. But they […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Jane Zapka, ScD

>>>DR. STEVEN CLAUSER: So we are going to move now down the line to Jane Zapka. Jane has been working with us at the National Cancer Institute for awhile. She has a long history of working in community and cancer control activities. She is a professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and she […]

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – mental health perspectives

I was doing uni, I was studying to be a doctor. I had a very severe depression and I was psychotic. But ever since then maybe every 18 months to two years – even less sometimes – I’ve landed in hospital. You know my wish would be that I could still be a doctor. But […]

Doctors Explain Why U.S. Healthcare Is So Expensive (HBO)

Mitch McConnell unveiled new modifications to the GOP health care bill today in his latest attempt to sway 50 Republican senators to get behind repealing and replacing Obamacare. The new bill adds $45 billion to help states deal with the opioid crisis— a nod to previous holdouts Rob Portman of Ohio and Shelley Moore Capito […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Joseph Morrissey, PhD

>>>DR. STEVE CLAUSER: In continuing our theme on research methods and design issues, we are now going to move to two new presentations. The first one is by Joe Morrissey. He’s a sociologist with interests in interorganizational network analysis, system assessment, program evaluations, health utilization, health outcomes. And he’s been involved in a number of […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Welcome by Steven Clauser, PhD

>>>DR. STEVEN CLAUSER: Well, good morning. I would really like to officially bring this conference to order. My name is Steve Clauser. I am co-chair of the conference and on behalf of the National Cancer Institute, I really want to welcome you to our Multi-Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research conference. […]