Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
It’s one of the few places in America that has yet to enter the digital age: the doctor’s office. President Obama wants to spend billions of dollars to bring the health community in the digital era by promoting a swift shift to electronic medical health records. But critics of his plan argue say it favors speed over sound policy. Join Kojo as we discuss the complex challenge of bringing medicine into the digital era.
- Jane Horowitz Chief Operating Officer, National Alliance for Health Information Technology
- Melissa Goldstein Associate Research Professor in the Department of Health Policy and the Department of Clinical Management and Leadership, George Washington University
- Deven McGraw Director of the Health Privacy Project, Center for Democracy and Technology
- Margaret Semancik Director of Clinical Information Systems, Lifebridge Health
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