From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from health care innovation labs at local hospitals.
President Barack Obama came into power promising to close the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. But the a minefield of complex legal issues has proven difficult to navigate. Kojo explores the practical and legal challenges with an attorney who represented seventeen detainees at Guantanamo.
- Kristine Huskey attorney; author "Justice at Guantanamo: One Woman's Odyssey and Her Crusade for Human Rights" (Lyons Press); and Professor in the National Security Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law
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