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Every month on the Inside Health Care podcast, the NCQA Communications team interviews the health care industry’s most prolific thought leaders to extract their secrets on how they work to improve health care quality. Listeners can count on us for up-to-date information on everything from delivery reform to patient experience.

Every month on the Inside Health Care podcast, the NCQA Communications team interviews the health care industry’s most prolific thought leaders to extract their secrets on how they work to improve health care quality. Listeners can count on us for up-to-date information on everything from delivery reform to patient experience.
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Every month on the Inside Health Care podcast, the NCQA Communications team interviews the health care industry’s most prolific thought leaders to extract their secrets on how they work to improve health care quality. Listeners can count on us for up-to-date information on everything from delivery reform to patient experience.

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Episodes

Inside Health Care Episode #24: Ellen Kelsay, National Business Group on Health

10/2/2019
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How do we help employers help their employees? The employer market covers 180 million people in the United States—the largest payer of health care services. On this episode of “Inside Health Care”, NCQA welcomes Ellen Kelsay, Chief Strategy Officer for the National Business Group on Health. Based in Washington, D.C, the Business Group is a […]

Duration:00:31:18

Inside Health Care Episode #023: Peggy O’Kane, HHS Quality Summit

10/2/2019
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NCQA President Peggy O’Kane discusses her appointment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Quality Summit group. Peggy is serving among some of the nation’s top health care policy leaders to advise the government on the challenges ahead and the proposed solutions to address them. NCQA Public Policy Vice President Frank Micciche […]

Duration:00:26:55

Inside Health Care Episode #022: Dr. Daniel Alford, SCOPE of Pain

8/7/2019
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We are facing a national crisis. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, each day more than 130 people in the United States die from an opioid overdose. How are health care professionals tackling this issue? On this episode of “Inside Health Care,” we chat with Dr. Daniel Alford, Professor of Medicine and course […]

Duration:00:29:49

Inside Health Care Episode #021: NCQA’s Peggy O’Kane, Digital Quality Summit

7/22/2019
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NCQA's Peggy O'Kane shares her thoughts on the future of quality measurement--one that is decidedly digital and likely very challenging. She is at NCQA and HL7's Digital Quality Summit.

Duration:00:21:47

Inside Health Care #020: Pete Stoessel, AmeriHealth Caritas

7/8/2019
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People get their health care from many different places, and information about their health sits in those many different places. Why does this matter? For providers caring for patients, a fuller picture of the care their patient has received means the provider has the tools to understand their needs and make better recommendations. The HEDIS […]

Duration:00:19:00

Inside Health Care Episode #019: Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, Maternity Health Equity

6/7/2019
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The conversation about the quality of maternal health in the United States has suddenly become more urgent. In 2019 American women have more chance of dying in childbirth than women do in any other industrialized nation. The maternal mortality rate in 2007 was 55 percent higher than the rate reported in 1990, and it has […]

Duration:00:16:54

Inside Health Care Episode #018: Digital Quality Summit Preview

6/4/2019
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In 2017 NCQA hosted its first Digital Quality Summit, a unique (and niche) conference that focused on issues of implementing digital quality measures. Participants at that first summit comprised a handful of interested health IT wonks and others deep in the weeds of the subject. But to our surprise, the 2018 audience was a larger, […]

Duration:00:23:30

Inside Health Care Episode #017: Madhyatu Taylor, Social Determinants and Health Equity

4/30/2019
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It’s commonly assumed that people go into health care because they want to help others. They want everyone to get the care they need, when they need it most. In fact, don’t we all want that—especially when we are the patient? Unfortunately, this is not today’s reality, and discrepancies in care can depend largely on […]

Duration:00:14:01

Inside Health care Episode #016: Tom Curtis, Quality Improvement for Michigan Medicaid

4/22/2019
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On this edition of Inside Healthcare, catch up with our friend Tom Curtis, Senior Manager of Quality Improvement for the Michigan State Dept. of Health and Human Services. He sits on NCQA’s Public Sector Advisory Board. We wanted to get an inside look at the state that has grown it’s Medicaid Managed Care program under […]

Duration:00:20:01

Inside Health Care Episode #015: NCQA’s Peggy O’Kane

4/1/2019
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On this edition of “Inside Health Care” we catch up with NCQA Founder and President, Peggy O’ Kane. There’s plenty to talk about. Most of this conversation concentrates on the technology revolution already underway in terms of health data collection and analysis. She points out quality improvement’s role in the revolution and what it means […]

Duration:00:24:11

Inside Health Care Episode #014: Sheila Shapiro, Coding Social Determinants

3/26/2019
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NCQA’s podcast Inside Health Care is back with a topic making a lot of news recently: ICD-10 diagnostic codes that capture social determinants of health. In this episode, Matt Brock, NCQA’s Director of Communications, chats with Sheila Shapiro, UnitedHealthcare’s (UHC) Vice President for National Strategic Partnerships. Sheila talks about UHC’s efforts to promote these new […]

Duration:00:18:57

Inside Health Care Episode #013: Paul Gionfriddo, Mental Health America

3/5/2019
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It’s hard for me to remember a time when I wasn’t struggling with mental health issues. It’s even harder for me a remember a time when I wasn’t ashamed to talk about it. Even now, I still fear the reaction this kind of admission might invite from friends and professional peers. That’s why I am […]

Duration:00:23:23

Inside Health Care Episode #012: Andrew Anderson, Torda Fellow on Accountable Care

3/4/2019
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In this episode of our podcast, Inside Health Care, NCQA Director of Communications, Matt Brock, spoke with Andrew Anderson, NCQA’s Phyllis Torda Health Care Quality Fellowship recipient. Anderson discusses his background and future plans, and how he learned about the Phyllis Torda Health Care Quality Fellowship. Anderson, a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland, […]

Duration:00:15:55

Inside Health Care Episode #011: Ted Abernathy, MD, Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood

2/7/2019
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In this edition of our podcast, Inside Healthcare, NCQA traveled to Midlothian, Virginia, to speak to Dr. Ted Abernathy, founder of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners, a NCQA-Recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home. In this podcast, Dr. Abernathy discusses how this care helps enhance clinicians’ responsiveness, significantly reduces patient stress, and improves cohesiveness among staff. Dr. Abernathy […]

Duration:00:16:59

Inside Health Care Episode #010: Liz Salmi, OpenNotes

10/10/2018
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Quality Talks 2018 sneaked up on us quickly—it’s just a few weeks away! And here’s a “sneak” peek at one of our electrifying Quality Talks speakers, Liz Salmi. Unlike a lot of our speakers, who knew right away they wanted to be involved in medicine, Liz followed a different path. You could say that getting […]

Duration:00:21:26

Inside Health Care Episode #009: Not Just a Pediatrician

7/27/2018
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In this week’s edition of our podcast, Inside Healthcare, NCQA traveled to Midlothian, Virginia, to speak to patients at Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners, an NCQA-Recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home. We sat down with Angela Ogden, a teacher and single mother of three. Angela has one biological child and two adopted children. Her two adopted children, […]

Duration:00:09:31

Inside Health Care Episode #008: Do Doctors Ask Patients, “How Much Do You Drink?”

7/26/2018
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Excessive alcohol use is a leading cause of preventable death, but when it comes to screening for alcohol use and providing the right follow-up care, there is large gap in care. The National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) researched this issue and found a shortage of screening for misuse of alcohol. But when screenings do […]

Duration:00:26:37