Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Podcast: urgency for healthcare reform

"There's a feeling of some urgency that we do need reform."

That's from Dr. Ted Rosen, a professor of dermatology at Baylor University and editorial board member and frequent contributer of Consultant magazine. In the first of three podcasts, Dr. Rosen begins to offer some of his views on healthcare reform.

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Dr. Rosen lists a few areas needing to be formed, among them cost containment, quality of care, access to care, and availability of insurance.

To listen to this podcast, which is hosted by our sister publication -- and later the entire series called "What do the Washington healthcare reformers have in mind for you and your patients?" -- visit Consultant Live.

Feel like listening to a couple more podcasts? Check out our interview on the Red Flags rule -- which goes into effect Aug. 1 -- and a discussion on the EHR stimulus plan.

1 comment:

  1. A dermatologist expressing urgency??? Hard to see how he can have credibility in the debate at first glance. Of course at Baylor he is probably in the midst of a university beset by uninsured and illegal patients so globally he can express an opinion. But...a dermatologist??? Couldn't they find an ED doc, or a cancer surgeon?