In this week’s episode, David talks with listeners who have had to fight for health care in order to manage chronic illnesses, secure gender-affirming surgeries, and help children receive developmental therapies for Down Syndrome.
This week on “The Cost of Care,” David is joined by Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick. Dr. Venice Haynes, and Natalie Davis as they discuss the anxiety, confusion, and fears people across the country have about asking life-saving health care questions and booking a doctor’s appointment in the first place.
Did you know that roughly 1 percent of the entire federal budget – billions of dollars – is spent treating people with kidney failure? How did we end up with so many people on dialysis? And who’s getting rich from it? This week, David talks with experts Bobby Sepucha, Will Stokes, and nephrologist Dr. Natasha Dave about fixing America’s relationship with dialysis and how to prioritize patients and their overall health.
May 17, 2021 – Third Horizon Strategies is pleased to welcome Sara Moscato Howe and Tym Rourke (beginning on June 1) as senior directors.
This week on “The Cost of Care” Venice Haynes and Meredith Shockley-Smith join David to talk broadly about social determinants and why black babies are twice as likely to die than white babies. David also speaks to Marquisse Watson – a mother whose baby girl Alana was born premature and passed away 36 hours after she was born – about working through her grief seven years later.
The health care system is basically a lucrative game of tug-of-war – and the winner reaps a trillion dollar pot of gold. But is it a fair game? This week on “The Cost of Care,” David explores the monstrous fee-for service system and how the results can lead to a total system breakdown with Dr. Vivian Lee and Dr. Jill Gross.