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This edition: Health Care - The Delivery System

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 9, 2014.

First aired: November 11, 2014.

Talking Health looks at the delivery of health care in the United States and the many ways medical practices are changing as well as the availability today of neighborhood HMO’s ,clinics and Urgent care facilities. Host Mike Gilliam visits one such facility- Cure Urgent Care, on the upper Westside of Manhattan where he talks with its Clinical Director, Dr. Jake Deutsch about the growth and need of urgent care facilities..

Joining Gilliam in the studio to discuss the trends, challenges and changes in the delivery system is Dr. Anthony Shih, the Executive Vice President of the New York Academy of Medicine. Board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health Dr. Shih is a physician executive who is nationally recognized for his expertise in health care policy.

Guest List

Dr. Jake Deutsch Clinical Director, CURE Urgent Care

Ms. Heidi Fuentes, MHS Operations Manager, Cure Urgent Care

Jonathan Jesensky Patient

Dr. Anthony Shih Executive Vice President, New York Academy of Medicine