SOURCE: Community Health Center, Inc.

Community Health Center, Inc.

April 07, 2015 09:26 ET

Conversations on Healthcare® Radio Show Explores Innovation and Reform in the Health Care System

MIDDLETOWN, CT--(Marketwired - April 07, 2015) - "Conversations on Health Care®" is a nationally distributed weekly radio show on innovation and reform in the health care system, produced by Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC). This week's guest, Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, talks about his new book, The Age of Sustainable Development, and his work in global health initiatives.

Now in its sixth year, "Conversations on Health Care's" hosts Mark Masselli, President and CEO of CHC, and Margaret Flinter, CHC's Senior VP and Clinical Director, have interviewed several of the world's top thought leaders in health reform, innovation, mobile and global health, exploring the many ways the health care industry is transforming around the country and around the world. Some of the show's most noted guests include political analyst David Gergen, Dr. Jack Geiger, author Steven Brill, Former Senator Tom Daschle, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Dr. Don Berwick, Former Utah Governor Michael Leavitt, Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer, and economics editor David Wessell.

Each episode includes an interview, the week's Health Care Headlines, a report from FactCheck.org's Managing Editor Lori Robertson on public misstatements about health policy, and a Bright Idea that is transforming health and wellbeing in everyday lives.

On this week's show, Dr. Sachs talked about progress on reducing malaria infections globally and how the sustainable development goals could bring the rate down to zero. Dr. Sachs also talked about how this is a critical time to address climate change which he sees as one of the greatest threats to global health moving forward.

"Conversations on Health Care" aims to keep its listeners on top of the important developments in the rapidly-changing world of health care. It is widely-distributed nationally on ReachMD, an affiliate of the iHeartRadio Network, on NPR affiliated stations on the Public Radio Exchange (PRX), on iTunes, and on chcradio.com.

About Community Health Center, Inc.
Since 1972, Community Health Center, Inc. has been one of the leading healthcare providers in the state of Connecticut, building a world-class primary health care system committed to caring for uninsured and underinsured populations. CHC is focused on improving health outcomes for its more than 130,000 patients as well as building healthy communities. Recognized as both a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and a Primary Care Medical Home by The Joint Commission, CHC delivers service in 201 locations statewide, offering primary care in medicine, dentistry and behavioral health services. For more information, visit www.chc1.com.

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Contact Information

  • Eliza Cole
    (860) 852-0826 (office)
    (860) 262-2546 (cell)
    eliza@chc1.com