08- Physician-Writer Series: Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD (Kaiser Health News)

Episode 08 October 06, 2021 00:57:28
08- Physician-Writer Series: Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD (Kaiser Health News)
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08- Physician-Writer Series: Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD (Kaiser Health News)
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Show Notes

What are some of the biggest problems facing American healthcare? How should we think about the tradeoffs of private vs public-run healthcare? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD.
Elisabeth is the editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News, a contributing Opinion Writer at The New York Times who previously spent 22 years at the Times, and the author of 'An American Sickness', A NY Times best-seller, an eye-opening investigation into America's healthcare system.
A former ER physician, Dr Rosenthal is an award-winning reporter, correspondent, and patient advocate. She has had an immense impact on American healthcare policy and public discourse, and Washingtonian Magazine recently named her one of the most influential people in D.C. right now.

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