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  • Future of Medicare and Medicaid
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    Future of Medicare and Medicaid

    Nancy-Ann DeParle (D) and Gail Wilensky (R), both former administrators of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, talked about the future of Medicare and Medicaid. “On the Frontlines: How HHS Secretaries and…

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  • Status of Medicare and Medicaid
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    Status of Medicare and Medicaid

    Former Governors Michael Leavitt (R-UT) and Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS), who both served as secretary of the Department of 
Health and Human Services, talked about the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid,…

    178 views
  • 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Summit
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    Medicare and Medicaid 50th Anniversary

    Panelists talked about the history, benefits, and importance of Medicare and Medicaid, created by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965. They spoke about how President Johnson was able to get the legislation through…

    408 views
  • Doctors Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho on Cancer Research
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    Cancer Research

    Drs. Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho talked about the state of cancer research, the process of converting scientific discoveries into drug therapies, and how close a cure may be. Topics included the demographic…

    651 views
  • Discussion on Global Health Security
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    Ebola and Global Health Security

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden talked about the future of the fight against Ebola and other issues affecting overall global health security. Dr. Frieden emphasized the…

    223 views