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NEJM Interview: Dr. J. Michael McWilliams on the merits of care coordination - and why it’s unlikely to reduce health care spending.

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. J. Michael McWilliams is an associate professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. McWilliams. Cost Containment and the Tale of Care Coordination. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2218-20.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Stefan Kertesz on the success and evaluation of programs providing permanent supportive housing to homeless people.

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Stefan Kertesz is an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and a physician at the Birmingham VA Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.G. Kertesz and Others. Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless People - Reframing the Debate. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2115-7.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Leemore Dafny on ways in which health care providers could undermine efforts to steer consumers toward high-value care.

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Leemore Dafny is a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.S. Dafny, C.J. Ody, and M.A. Schmitt. Undermining Value-Based Purchasing - Lessons from the Pharmaceutical Industry. N Engl J Med 2016;375:2013-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Rachel Fabi on recent legislative measures to extend insurance coverage for undocumented immigrants in California.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Rachel Fabi is a Ph.D. candidate in bioethics and health policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Fabi and B. Saloner. Covering Undocumented Immigrants - State Innovation in California. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1913-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Rosenthal on the effect of the electronic era on physician satisfaction.

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. David Rosenthal is an assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.I. Rosenthal and A. Verghese. Meaning and the Nature of Physicians’ Work. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1813-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Kevin Schulman on intensive home health care as an alternative to hospitalization.

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Kevin Schulman is a professor of medicine at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L. Ticona and K.A. Schulman. Extreme Home Makeover - The Role of Intensive Home Health Care. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1707-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on measures of health care quality that are most important to patients.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Thomas Lee is a professor at Harvard Medical School and chief medical officer at Press Ganey. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.C. Groff, C.H. Colla, and T.H. Lee. Days Spent at Home - A Patient-Centered Goal and Outcome. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1610-2.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. C. William Keck on an agreement between the United States and Cuba to cooperate on efforts to improve health.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. C. William Keck is a professor emeritus of family and community medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.W. Keck. The United States and Cuba - Turning Enemies into Partners for Health. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1507-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Christine Montross on treatment and confinement of people with serious mental illness.

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Christine Montross is an assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Montross. Hard Time or Hospital Treatment? Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1407-9. L. Rosenbaum. Liberty versus Need - Our Struggle to Care for People with Serious Mental Illness. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1490-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on what the 2016 election will mean for health care reform.

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Paul Ginsburg is the Schaeffer Chair at the Brookings Institution and a professor of health policy at the University of Southern California. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. From Obamacare to Hillarycare - Democrats’ Health Care Reform Agenda. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1309-11. G.R. Wilensky. What Would a Republican Win Mean for Health Policy? N Engl J Med 2016;375:1312-3. D. Blumenthal and J. Morone. Past as Prologue - Presidential Politics and Health Policy. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1314-6.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on potential strategies for conducting clinical trials of Zika virus vaccines.

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.D. Marston and Others. Considerations for Developing a Zika Virus Vaccine. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1209-12. S.J. Thomas and Others. Fast-Track Zika Vaccine Development - Is It Possible? N Engl J Med 2016;375:1112-6.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on the future of sharing clinical trial data.

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.L. Grossman and Others. Toward a Shared Vision for Cancer Genomic Data. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1109-12. B. Lo and D.L. DeMets. Incentives for Clinical Trialists to Share Data. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1112-5. F. Rockhold, P. Nisen, and A. Freeman. Data Sharing at a Crossroads. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1115-7. J.M. Drazen and Others. The Importance - and the Complexities - of Data Sharing. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1182-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer on the evolving roles of physicians and nurses in the provision of primary care.

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer is a professor of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is a founding director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T. Bodenheimer and L. Bauer. Rethinking the Primary Care Workforce - An Expanded Role for Nurses. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1015-7.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Blumenthal on approaches to caring for the 5% of patients who account for 50% of annual health care spending.

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. David Blumenthal is president of the Commonwealth Fund. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Blumenthal and Others. Caring for High-Need, High-Cost Patients - An Urgent Priority. N Engl J Med 2016;375:909-11.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on the implications of the Whole Woman’s Health case and likely future anti-abortion strategies.

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Charo. Whole Women’s Victory - or Not? N Engl J Med 2016;375:809-11.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Richard Bohmer on the strategies of health care organizations that have successfully implemented continuous improvement.

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Richard Bohmer is from the Nuffield Trust in London. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M.J. Bohmer. The Hard Work of Health Care Transformation. N Engl J Med 2016;375:709-11.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-8.interview.mp3




Dr. Christopher Dale on better ways of deploying quality metrics to improve the value of health care.

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Christopher Dale is Medical Director of Quality and Value for Swedish Medical Group in Seattle. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.R. Dale, M. Myint, and A.L. Compton-Phillips. Counting Better — The Limits and Future of Quality-Based Compensation. N Engl J Med 2016;375:609-11.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-7.interview.mp3




Dr. Scott Podolsky on the evolution of the essential methods of randomized, controlled trials.

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Scott Podolsky is an associate professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.E. Bothwell and S.H. Podolsky. History of Clinical Trials: The Emergence of the Randomized, Controlled Trial. N Engl J Med 2016;375:501-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-6.interview.mp3




Dr. Harlan Krumholz on the movement toward broader, responsible, productive sharing of data from clinical trials.

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Harlan Krumholz is a professor of medicine and epidemiology and public health at the Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.M. Krumholz and J. Waldstreicher. The Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project — A Mechanism for Data Sharing. N Engl J Med 2016;375:403-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-5.interview.mp3




Dr. Alan D.T. Barrett on the current yellow fever epidemic and lessons about vaccine supply and global health.

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Alan D.T. Barrett is the director of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development and professor in the Departments of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.D.T. Barrett. Yellow Fever in Angola and Beyond — The Problem of Vaccine Supply and Demand. N Engl J Med 2016;375:301-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-4.interview.mp3




Dr. Benjamin Sommers on the future cost of insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Benjamin Sommers is an assistant professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.D. Sommers. Obamacare’s Skyrocketing Premiums? Why the Sky Isn’t Falling. N Engl J Med 2016;375:201-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-3.interview.mp3




Dr. Alisha Rankin on the clinical trials and drug approval processes of the 16th through 18th centuries.

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Alisha Rankin is an associate professor of history at Tufts University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Rankin and J. Rivest. History of Clinical Trials: Medicine, Monopoly, and the Premodern State — Early Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2016;375:106-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-2.interview.mp3




Dr. Eric Rubin on the current state of the Zika epidemic and directions for research and prevention.

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Eric Rubin is a professor of immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an associate editor at the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.A. Johansson and Others. Zika and the Risk of Microcephaly. N Engl J Med 2016;375:1-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.375.issue-1.interview.mp3




Dr. José Jerónimo on approaches to reducing rates of cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries.

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. José Jerónimo is senior advisor for women’s cancers with the Reproductive Health Program at PATH (formerly the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) in Seattle. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. V. Tsu and J. Jerónimo. Saving the World’s Women from Cervical Cancer. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2509-11.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-26.interview.mp3




Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on evolving efforts to make clinical trials data accessible and useful for further research.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug. From Patient to Patient — Sharing the Data from Clinical Trials. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2409-11.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-25.interview.mp3




Dr. Ameet Sarpatwari on state bills that aim to reduce drug spending by requiring companies to disclose R&D costs.

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Ameet Sarpatwari is an epidemiologist in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Sarpatwari, J. Avorn, and A.S. Kesselheim. State Initiatives to Control Medication Costs — Can Transparency Legislation Help? N Engl J Med 2016;374:2301-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-24.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Perri Klass on the health effects of child poverty in the United States and the AAP’s new policy statement on screening.

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Perri Klass is a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Klass. Saving Tiny Tim - Pediatrics and Childhood Poverty in the United States. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2201-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Drazen on a new article series, The Changing Face of Clinical Trials.

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Jeffrey Drazen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Woodcock and Others. Clinical Trials Series. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2167.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-22.interview2.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Deborah Schrag on an experiment testing new ways of reimbursing physicians for drugs administered under Medicare Part B.

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Deborah Schrag is chief of the Division of Population Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Schrag. Reimbursing Wisely? CMS’s Trial of Medicare Part B Drug Payment Reform. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2101-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Alice Shaw on a new model for accelerating the development of promising oncology drugs.

Wed, 25 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Alice Shaw is a thoracic oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.M. Prowell, M.R. Theoret, and R. Pazdur. Seamless Oncology-Drug Development. N Engl J Med 2016;374:2001-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Greg Simon on the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative and its goal of fueling cancer research in the United States.

Wed, 18 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Greg Simon is executive director of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.R. Lowy and F.S. Collins. Aiming High - Changing the Trajectory for Cancer. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1901-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Lindsey Baden on the state of the Zika virus outbreak and the challenges involved in containing it.

Wed, 11 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Lindsey Baden is director of clinical research in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug, M.P. Kieny, and B. Murgue. The Zika Challenge. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1801-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Robert Mechanic on what happens when patients are treated by multiple providers participating in different Medicare payment models.

Wed, 04 May 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Robert Mechanic is a senior fellow at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.E. Mechanic. When New Medicare Payment Systems Collide. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1706-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michelle Mello on legislation aimed at reducing young people’s access to cigarettes.

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Michelle Mello is a professor of law and of health research and policy at Stanford University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.R. Morain, J.P. Winickoff, and M.M. Mello. Have Tobacco 21 Laws Come of Age? N Engl J Med 2016;374:1601-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Debra Houry on a new opioid-prescribing guideline from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Debra Houry is Director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the CDC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.R. Frieden and D. Houry. Reducing the Risks of Relief - The CDC Opioid-Prescribing Guideline. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1501-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the renewed interest in single-payer health insurance and its prospects in the United States.

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander. The Virtues and Vices of Single-Payer Health Care. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1401-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Amy Fairchild on public health recommendations regarding electronic cigarettes in England and the United States.

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Amy Fairchild is a professor of sociomedical sciences at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.H. Green, R. Bayer, and A.L. Fairchild. Evidence, Policy, and E-Cigarettes - Will England Reframe the Debate? N Engl J Med 2016;374:1301-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Paulus on a program at his health system for educating board members about care delivery.

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Ronald Paulus is president and chief executive officer of Mission Health in Asheville, NC. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.W. Bock and R.A. Paulus. Immersion Day - Transforming Governance and Policy by Putting on Scrubs. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1201-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Bellinger on lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, and the lack of political will to protect public health.

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. David Bellinger is a professor of neurology and psychology at Harvard Medical School and a professor of environmental health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.C. Bellinger. Lead Contamination in Flint - An Abject Failure to Protect Public Health. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1101-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ashish Jha on lessons from the recent Veterans Health Administration crisis and future directions at the VA.

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0400

  Dr. Ashish Jha is a professor of health policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a general internist at the VA. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.G. Bloche. Scandal as a Sentinel Event - Recognizing Hidden Cost–Quality Trade-offs. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1001-3. D.J. Shulkin. Beyond the VA Crisis - Becoming a High-Performance Network. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1003-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. R. Alta Charo on recent advances in gene editing and concerns about medical tourism.

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Prof. R. Alta Charo is a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.A. Charo. On the Road (to a Cure?) - Stem-Cell Tourism and Lessons for Gene Editing. N Engl J Med 2016;374:901-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Cecile Richards on expanding access to birth control and threats to that progress.

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Cecile Richards is president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C. Richards. Protecting and Expanding Access to Birth Control. N Engl J Med 2016;374:801-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Rena Conti on policy proposals that could help rein in the cost of prescription drugs.

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Rena Conti is an associate professor of health economics and policy at the University of Chicago. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.M. Conti and M.B. Rosenthal. Pharmaceutical Policy Reform - Balancing Affordability with Incentives for Innovation. N Engl J Med 2016;374:703-6.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-8.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Robert Galvin on the effects of the Affordable Care Act on employer-sponsored insurance.

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Robert Galvin is Chief Executive Officer of Equity Healthcare. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Galvin. How Employers Are Responding to the ACA. N Engl J Med 2016;374:604-6.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-7.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Walter Orenstein on the final steps in the global effort to eradicate polio.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Walter Orenstein is associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Patel and W. Orenstein. A World Free of Polio - The Final Steps. N Engl J Med 2016;374:501-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-6.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Steven DeKosky on youth football, head injuries, and a recent American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Steven DeKosky is interim executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute and a professor of neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.E. Bachynski. Tolerable Risks? Physicians and Youth Tackle Football. N Engl J Med 2016;374:405-7.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-5.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Daniel Alford on how prescriber education can help address the epidemic of prescription-opioid misuse.

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Daniel Alford is an associate professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.P. Alford. Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain - Achieving the Right Balance through Education. N Engl J Med 2016;374:301-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-4.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Scott Podolsky on the history of weak oversight of homeopathic remedies in the United States and what the future may hold.

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Scott Podolsky is an associate professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.H. Podolsky and A.S. Kesselheim. History of Medicine: Regulating Homeopathic Products - A Century of Dilute Interest. N Engl J Med 2016;374:201-3.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-3.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Terri Fried on different approaches to shared decision making driven by different clinical circumstances.

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Terri Fried is a professor of medicine and a geriatric medicine specialist at the Yale School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.R. Fried. Shared Decision Making - Finding the Sweet Spot. N Engl J Med 2016;374:104-6.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-2.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Timothy Jost on a lawsuit brought by the House of Representatives over the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing-reduction program.

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 11:01:00 -0500

  Prof. Timothy Jost is a professor of law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.S. Jost. The House and the ACA - A Lawsuit over Cost-Sharing Reductions. N Engl J Med 2016;374:5-7.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2016.374.issue-1.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Peter Neumann on the use of various new value-based frameworks for assessing drugs and drug prices.

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Peter Neumann is director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.J. Neumann and J.T. Cohen. Measuring the Value of Prescription Drugs. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2595-7. R.C. Young. Value-Based Cancer Care. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2593-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-27.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michele Heisler on attacks on physicians and health care facilities in Syria and the response from the international community.

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Michele Heisler is a professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and a board member at Physicians for Human Rights. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Heisler, E. Baker, and D. McKay. Attacks on Health Care in Syria - Normalizing Violations of Medical Neutrality? N Engl J Med 2015;373:2489-91.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-26.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Charlotte Haug on the growing number of article retractions attributable to peer-review fraud.

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Charlotte Haug is an international correspondent for the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.J. Haug. Peer-Review Fraud - Hacking the Scientific Publication Process. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2393-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-25.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Alexander Capron on proposed changes to regulations governing human-subjects research.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Prof. Alexander Capron is a professor of law and medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.L. Hudson and F.S. Collins. Bringing the Common Rule into the 21st Century. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2293-6. E.J. Emanuel. Reform of Clinical Research Regulations, Finally. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2296-9.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-24.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Anthony Fauci on the ways in which new evidence has improved our strategies for treating and preventing HIV infection.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.S. Fauci and H.D. Marston. Ending the HIV-AIDS Pandemic - Follow the Science. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2197-9.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Courtwright on a 19th-century epidemic of opiate addiction and its lessons for the current crisis.

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. David Courtwright is a professor of history at the University of North Florida. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.T. Courtwright. History of Medicine: Preventing and Treating Narcotic Addiction - A Century of Federal Drug Control. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2095-7.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Paul Ginsburg on how Medicare can improve care delivery and control spending going forward.

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Paul Ginsburg is a professor of the practice of health policy and management at the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.B. Ginsburg and A.M. Rivlin. Challenges for Medicare at 50. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1993-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Lauer on peer review of NIH grant applications and how it can be improved.

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Michael Lauer is deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.S. Lauer and R. Nakamura. Reviewing Peer Review at the NIH. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1893-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan on trends in the numbers of U.S. medical school graduates and GME positions.

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan is a professor of medicine and health policy and of pediatrics at George Washington University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. F. Mullan, E. Salsberg, and K. Weider. Why a GME Squeeze Is Unlikely. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1511707.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. H. Gilbert Welch on trends in the incidence of metastatic cancers and their implications for both screening and our understanding of cancer.

Wed, 28 Oct 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. H. Gilbert Welch is a professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.G. Welch, D.H. Gorski, and P.C. Albertsen. Trends in Metastatic Breast and Prostate Cancer - Lessons in Cancer Dynamics. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1685-7.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Kevin Schulman on the recent approval of two PCSK9 inhibitors and what their prices could mean for insurance premiums.

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Kevin Schulman is a professor of medicine and of business administration at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. K.A. Schulman, S. Balu, and S.D. Reed. Specialty Pharmaceuticals for Hyperlipidemia - Impact on Insurance Premiums. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1591-3. B.M. Everett, R.J. Smith, and W.R. Hiatt. Reducing LDL with PCSK9 Inhibitors - The Clinical Benefit of Lipid Drugs. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1588-91.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Drs. Allan Goroll and Ateev Mehrotra on whether the annual physical should be retained, eliminated, or modified for 21st-century realities.

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Allan Goroll is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ateev Mehrotra is an associate professor of Health Care Policy and Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A.H. Goroll. Toward Trusting Therapeutic Relationships - In Favor of the Annual Physical. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1487-9. A. Mehrotra and A. Prochazka. Improving Value in Health Care - Against the Annual Physical. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1485-7.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Urbach on a plan to concentrate certain surgical procedures among the physicians and hospitals that perform the most of them.

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. David Urbach is a professor of Surgery and of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.R. Urbach. Pledging to Eliminate Low-Volume Surgery. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1388-90.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michael Fiore on the potential for regulation of nicotine levels in cigarettes to help smokers quit.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Michael Fiore is director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M. Fiore and T. Baker. Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes - A Promising Regulatory Pathway. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1289-91.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jonathan Oberlander on the outlook for Medicare’s new physician payment system.

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Oberlander and M.J. Laugesen. Leap of Faith - Medicare’s New Physician Payment System. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1185-7. M.B. Rosenthal. Physician Payment after the SGR - The New Meritocracy. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1187-9.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Christopher Robertson on the FDA’s new draft guidelines on direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising.

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Christopher Robertson is a professor at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. C.T. Robertson. New DTCA Guidance - Enough to Empower Consumers? N Engl J Med 2015;373:1085-7. J.A. Greene and E.S. Watkins. The Vernacular of Risk - Rethinking Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1087-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Hermes Taylor-Weiner on the regulation of stem-cell clinics offering unproven therapies.

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Hermes Taylor-Weiner is a Whitaker Scholar at the Karolinska Institute who recently finished his graduate work at the University of California, San Diego. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H. Taylor-Weiner and J. Graff Zivin. Medicine’s Wild West - Unlicensed Stem-Cell Clinics in the United States. N Engl J Med 2015;373:985-7.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Georgina Peacock on improvements in care and access to services for people with disabilities and where more work is needed.

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Georgina Peacock is director of the Division of Human Development and Disabilities at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Peacock, L.I. Iezzoni, and T.R. Harkin. Health Care for Americans with Disabilities - 25 Years after the ADA. N Engl J Med 2015;373:892-3.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Michelle Mello on a new California law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccination mandates.

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Michelle Mello is a professor of law and of health research and policy at Stanford University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.M. Mello, D.M. Studdert, and W.E. Parmet. Shifting Vaccination Politics - The End of Personal-Belief Exemptions in California. N Engl J Med 2015;373:785-7.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Philip Landrigan on health concerns associated with genetically modified crops and the herbicides used on them.

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Philip Landrigan is dean for global health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.J. Landrigan and C. Benbrook. GMOs, Herbicides, and Public Health. N Engl J Med 2015;373:693-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-8.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. David Asch on strategies for testing new ideas in health care quickly and efficiently.

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. David Asch is executive director of the Center for Health Care Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D.A. Asch and R. Rosin. Innovation as Discipline, Not Fad. N Engl J Med 2015;373:592-4.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-7.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Ronald Bayer on why the heightened focus on precision medicine misses the point when it comes to public health.

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Ronald Bayer is codirector of the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R. Bayer and S. Galea. Public Health in the Precision-Medicine Era. N Engl J Med 2015;373:499-501.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-6.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Steffanie Strathdee on needle-exchange policies and the recent HIV outbreak in rural Indiana.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dr. Steffanie Strathdee is associate dean of global health sciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.A. Strathdee and C. Beyrer. Threading the Needle - How to Stop the HIV Outbreak in Rural Indiana. N Engl J Med 2015;373:397-9.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-5.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Stanley Plotkin on a strategy for stimulating and supporting global vaccine research.

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Stanley Plotkin is an emeritus professor of the University of Pennsylvania. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S.A. Plotkin, A.A.F. Mahmoud, and J. Farrar. Establishing a Global Vaccine-Development Fund. N Engl J Med 2015;373:297-300.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-4.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Amy Kapczynski on provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership that could affect access to drugs in the United States and abroad.

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Amy Kapczynski is a professor of law at Yale Law School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Kapczynski. The Trans-Pacific Partnership - Is It Bad for Your Health? N Engl J Med 2015;373:201-3.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-3.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Joshua Sharfstein on the process of approving new sunscreen ingredients for marketing in the United States.

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Joshua Sharfstein is associate dean for public health practice and training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.M. Sharfstein. A Spotlight on Sunscreen Regulation. N Engl J Med 2015;373:101-3.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-2.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Ted Kaptchuk on the outlook for harnessing the benefits of placebo effects in medicine.

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Ted Kaptchuk is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. T.J. Kaptchuk and F.G. Miller. Placebo Effects in Medicine. N Engl J Med 2015;373:8-9.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.373.issue-1.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on the 21st Century Cures Act’s potential implications for drug development and safety.

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Avorn and A.S. Kesselheim. The 21st Century Cures Act - Will It Take Us Back in Time? N Engl J Med 2015;372:2473-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-26.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Aaron Kesselheim on the challenges of bringing follow-on biologic drugs to the market.

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Aaron Kesselheim is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. A. Sarpatwari, J. Avorn, and A.S. Kesselheim. Progress and Hurdles for Follow-on Biologics. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2380-2.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-25.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Dhruv Khullar on uses of behavioral economics concepts in modifying physicians’ behavior under value-based health care models.

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Dhruv Khullar is a resident in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. D. Khullar and Others. Behavioral Economics and Physician Compensation - Promise and Challenges. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2281-3.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-24.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Neel Shah on new guidelines from the United Kingdom on the safety of midwife-guided deliveries.

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Neel Shah is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and associate faculty at Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. N. Shah. A NICE Delivery - The Cross-Atlantic Divide over Treatment Intensity in Childbirth. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2181-3.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-23.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Leemore Dafny on ways of producing health care mergers that are good for both patients and providers.

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Leemore Dafny is a professor of management and strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. L.S. Dafny and T.H. Lee. The Good Merger. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2077-9.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-22.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Henry Aaron on new legislation that reforms physician reimbursement under Medicare.

Wed, 20 May 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Henry Aaron is a senior fellow in the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. H.J. Aaron. Three Cheers for Logrolling - The Demise of the SGR. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1977-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-21.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Jerry Avorn on a new estimate of the cost of bringing a drug to market.

Wed, 13 May 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Jerry Avorn is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J. Avorn. The $2.6 Billion Pill - Methodologic and Policy Considerations. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1877-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-20.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Sara Rosenbaum on a Republican proposal for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, which would restructure Medicaid.

Wed, 06 May 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Sara Rosenbaum is a professor of health law and policy at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Rosenbaum and T. Westmoreland. Restructuring Medicaid as Block Grants - Unconstitutional Coercion? N Engl J Med 2015;372:1785-7.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-19.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Thomas Lee on a strategic approach to value for health care organizations seeking to compete in the current market.

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Thomas Lee is a professor at Harvard Medical School and the chief medical officer of Press Ganey. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.E. Porter and T.H. Lee. Why Strategy Matters Now. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1681-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-18.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. John McDonough on Vermont’s attempt to implement a single-payer health care system - and why it failed.

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  John McDonough is a professor of public health practice and director of the Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. J.E. McDonough. The Demise of Vermont’s Single-Payer Plan. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1584-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-17.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Vin Gupta on a medication-adherence program to address latent tuberculosis in Seattle’s homeless population.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Vin Gupta is a fellow in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. V. Gupta and Others. Tuberculosis among the Homeless - Preventing Another Outbreak through Community Action. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1483-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-16.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Nicole Lurie on the lessons learned from the Ebola epidemic and how to prepare for future global disease threats.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Nicole Lurie is the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B. Gates. The Next Epidemic - Lessons from Ebola. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1381-4.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-15.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Wendy Mariner on state laws that regulate physicians’ speech and behavior in the context of abortion.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Wendy Mariner is a professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. W.K. Mariner and G.J. Annas. Informed Consent and the First Amendment. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1285-7.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-14.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Benjamin Sommers on the potential effects on the health care system of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Benjamin Sommers is an assistant professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard School of Public Health and an assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. B.D. Sommers and W.E. Parmet. Health Care for Immigrants - Implications of Obama’s Executive Action. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1187-9.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-13.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Mary Bassett on factors contributing to poorer health outcomes among black Americans and what physicians can do to reduce racial disparities.

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:01:00 -0500

  Mary Bassett is commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. M.T. Bassett. #BlackLivesMatter - A Challenge to the Medical and Public Health Communities. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1085-7.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-12.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Robert MacCoun on the marketing of marijuana edibles and the risks posed by legalizing retail marijuana.

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Robert MacCoun is a professor at Stanford Law School and a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.J. MacCoun and M.M. Mello. Half-Baked - The Retail Promotion of Marijuana Edibles. N Engl J Med 2015;372:989-91.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-11.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Prof. Barak Richman on hospital mergers and the decision in the Partners HealthCare case.

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Barak Richman is a professor at Duke University School of Law. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. R.E. Herzlinger, B.D. Richman, and K.A. Schulman. Market-Based Solutions to Antitrust Threats - The Rejection of the Partners Settlement. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1501782.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-10.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Francis Collins on what to expect from the recently announced Precision Medicine Initiative.

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Francis Collins is Director of the National Institutes of Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. F.S. Collins and H. Varmus. A New Initiative on Precision Medicine. N Engl J Med 2015;372:793-5.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-9.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Peter Ubel on the influence of insurance-exchange website design on consumers' choices.

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Peter Ubel is a professor of business, public policy, and medicine at Duke University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.A. Ubel, D.A. Comerford, and E. Johnson. Healthcare.gov 3.0 - Behavioral Economics and Insurance Exchanges. N Engl J Med 2015;372:695-8.  


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http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-8.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Priscilla Slanetz on legislation on breast density and supplemental breast-cancer screening.

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Priscilla Slanetz is an associate professor of radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P.J. Slanetz, P.E. Freer, and R.L. Birdwell. Breast-Density Legislation - Practical Considerations. N Engl J Med 2015;372:593-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-7.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Steven Lewis on health care in Canada and the challenges facing a fragmented system.

Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Steven Lewis is the president of Access Consulting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. S. Lewis. A System in Name Only - Access, Variation, and Reform in Canada’s Provinces. N Engl J Med 2015;372:497-500.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-6.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Dr. Perri Klass on experiencing weekends in the hospital from a patient’s point of view.

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Perri Klass is a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. P. Klass. Death Takes a Weekend. N Engl J Med 2015;372:402-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-5.interview.mp3




NEJM Interview: Lynne Wilkinson on a community-based strategy to promote HIV treatment adherence in South Africa.

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:01:00 -0400

  Lynne Wilkinson is the field coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Khayelitsha, South Africa. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. E.W. Campion. Treating Millions for HIV - The Adherence Clubs of Khayelitsha. N Engl J Med 2015;372:301-3. T. Ellman. Demedicalizing AIDS Prevention and Treatment in Africa. N Engl J Med 2015;372:303-5.  


Media Files:
http://podcast.nejm.org/interviews/nejm_2015.372.issue-4.interview.mp3