Public Interest Podcast

Public Interest Podcast

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Making Healthcare Affordable, John Colmers, former Maryland Secretary of Health
September 24, 2019

John Colmers, former Maryland Secretary of Health, speaks about the unique all payer rate setting health insurance and hospital pricing system in Maryland within the context of its use to contain healthcare costs.  Subscribe and leave a review on iT

Doing Business in Ghana
September 17, 2019

Humphrey Darke, VP of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), speaks about the importance of creating a competitive business environment though policies made at the highest levels of government.  Discussing the Ghanaian business climate #theta360

In Praise of Reason, Jeff Rosen, CEO of The Constitution Center
September 10, 2019

Jeff Rosen, CEO of The Constitution Center in Philadelphia and a law professor at GWU, speaks about the modern day applicability of the U.S. Constitution to everyday life.  Subscribe and leave a review on iTunes:

Dialogue, Trust, & Perceptions of America Abroad
September 03, 2019

Pete Weichlein, CEO of the Association of Former Members of Congress, speaks about his work facilitating dialogue among legislators and between the public and their elected officials with the goal of fostering trust through respectful, issues-driven deba

Patient-Centered Pediatric Pain Relief
August 27, 2019

Dr. Zeev Kain, pediatric anesthesiologist and former Chief Medical Officer at UC Irvine, speaks on value driven healthcare and patient-centered care.  Subscribe and leave a review on iTunes:

Discerning Quality in Healthcare
August 20, 2019

Roberta Winter, founder of and author of "How to Discern Quality Healthcare," speaks about overcoming the managed care backlash of the 1980s and 90s by tying payment reform to quality measurement programs. Subscribe and leave a revi

Marrying Politics
August 13, 2019

This is the ninety-fifth episode of Public Interest Podcast with Jeff Waldstreicher, Maryland state delegate representing District 18 (Chevy Chase, Kensington), who speaks about his work advancing progressive issues pertaining to environmental protection

Walkable, Bike-able, Livable Communities
August 06, 2019

Amy Ginsburg , Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, expounds upon the benefits accrued to a community through urban revitalization efforts, mixed use commercial-residential zoning, and the integration of mass transit to create walkable, bike-abl

Bringing Home the Bacon
July 30, 2019

This is the one hundred and twenty-third episode of Public Interest Podcast with Don Robertson, former Democratic Delegate representing Montgomery County in the Maryland House of Delegates, who speaks about the effect that his time in public service had o

All About Murals, Sewers, & Parking
July 23, 2019

This is the eighty-first episode of Public Interest Podcast with Rick Ammirato, Executive Director of the Bethesda Urban Partnership, who speaks about the value of having a daily impact on communities in which he belongs. Subscribe by Email Subscribe and