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  • Washington Journal Dr Walid Gellad Discusses Proposed CVSAetna Merger
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    Dr. Walid Gellad on Proposed CVS-Aetna Merger

    Dr. Walid Gellad, a doctor and professor of health policy and management at the University of Pittsburgh, discussed the potential impact of the proposed CVS-Aetna merger.

  • Federal Health Officials Testify on 21st Century Cures Act Implementation
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    21st Century Cures Act Implementation

    FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Dr. Francis Collins testified on implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act. The law was signed by President Obama in December 2016 with the aim of…

  • Governor Chris Christie Speaks at Field Hearing on Opioid Crisis
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    Opioid Crisis Field Hearing

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a field hearing at Johns Hopkins Hospital on the opioid crisis. Testimonies were given by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), the…

  • Changing Health Care Systems
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    Changing Health Care Systems

    Dr. Baligh Yehia, former Veterans Affairs official, talked about his work at the VA and the challenges of making changes to complex health systems. Dr. Yehia helped transform health care…

  • Washington Journal Penny Thompson Discusses the Childrens Health Insurance Program
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    Penny Thompson on the Children's Health Insurance Program

    Penny Thompson talked about the fiscal condition of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

  • Hearing Focuses on Global Effort to Combat Alzheimers Disease
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    Combating Alzheimer's Disease

    A House Foreign Affairs Global Health subcommittee held a hearing on global efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease. Witnesses included officials from the National Institutes of Health as well as…

  • HHS Secretary Nominee Alex Azar Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on President Trump’s nomination of former Eli Lilly head Alex Azar for Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary. Committee…

  • Representative Hoyer and Surgeon General Adams Discuss Opioid Crisis
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    Opioid Crisis Roundtable with Minority Whip Hoyer and Surgeon General Adams

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) held a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic. He was joined by Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams as well as local law enforcement and local…

  • Country Facing Deadliest Drug Crisis Attorney General Says
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    Attorney General Session on Opioid Crisis

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting DEA Administrator Robert Patterson announced new measures to combat the opioid crisis gripping communities in many states across the country. Mr.…

  • Johns Hopkins Forum Explores Pandemic Preparedness and Response
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    Pandemic Preparedness and Response

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joined other health experts and scientist in a forum on pandemic preparedness and response. They talked about…

  • Washington Journal Nicole Lamoureux Discusses the Role of Free Health Care Clinics
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    Nicole Lamoureux on the Role of Free Health Care Clinics

    Nicole Lamoureux of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics discussed the need for free health clinics in the U.S. and how new tax reform legislation would impact these…

  • Washington Journal Jesse Mechanic Discusses the Opioid Crisis
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    Jesse Mechanic on the Opioid Crisis

    Jesse Mechanic discussed the multiple factors contributing to the opioid crisis.

  • FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Addresses the National Press Club
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    FDA Commissioner Gottlieb at National Press Club

    FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb delivered the keynote remarks at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon in Washington, D.C. He talked about the Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to…

  • Forum Focuses on Managing Health Care Costs
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    Health Care Costs

    Health care policy experts shared their views on lowering costs while maintaining quality. Some of the areas covered included changes in payment models, transitioning from a fee-for-service…

  • Milken Health Summit with World Bank President
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    Milken Health Summit with World Bank President

    World Bank President Jim Yonk Kim was interviewed at the Milken Institute’s “Future of Health” summit. He talked about health care and the need for equality of opportunity.

  • Washington Journal Lucy Melcher Discusses Childhood Hunger in the US
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    Lucy Melcher on Childhood Hunger in the U.S.

    Lucy Melcher talked about the prevalence of childhood hunger in the U.S. and government programs to combat it.

  • Home Remedies of 17th Century New England Housewives
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    Home Remedies of 17th Century New England Housewives

    Tufts University Shool of Medicine professor Lori Lyn Price talked about the homemade remedies created and used by 17th century New England housewives.

  • House Members Testify on Opioid Crisis Response
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    Opioid Crisis

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health met to hear testimony from many House members on their recommendations for combating the opioid epidemic. Some of the topics included…

  • Washington Journal Christopher Glazek Discusses the Family Behind OxyContin
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    Christopher Glazek on the Family Behind OxyContin

    Christopher Glazek discussed his recent investigation into the family behind OxyContin that is profiting from the opioid crisis.

  • Matt Salo Remarks on Medicaid
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    Matt Salo Remarks on Medicaid

    Matt Salo, the executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors, spoke about the importance and sustainability of the Medicaid program. Mr. Salo’s speech was part of the…

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