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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Dr. Farzad Mostashari, assistant commissioner of the New York City Health Department’s Primary Care Information Project Bureau, talks about the city’s push toward electronic medical records. Plus, Douglas Lasdon, executive director of the Urban Justice Center, and Harlem Assemblyman Keith Wright respond to Governor Paterson's proposal to increase the monthly welfare grant for the first time in two decades.

Guests:

Dr. Farzad Mostashari and Keith Wright

For Your Consideration

Elizabeth Holtzman, former Congresswoman (D-NY 16th) and the author of The Impeachment of George W. Bush: A Practical Guide for Concerned Citizens, discusses her bid to fill Hillary Clinton's Senate seat.

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New Jersey Budget Problems

Barbara Buono, State Senator from New Jersey's 18th district as well as chair of the Senate's Budget and Appropriations committee, and Joseph Malone, Republican Assemblyman of New Jersey's 30th district as well as ranking Republican on the Assembly's Budget committee, discuss how New Jersey is reacting to its fiscal crisis.

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The Price of Poverty

Douglas Lasdon, executive director of the Urban Justice Center, reacts to Governor Paterson's proposal to increase the monthly welfare grant for the first time in two decades. Keith L.T. Wright , New York State Assemblyman 70th District and chairman of the social services committee, ...

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Health Records 2.0

Dr. Farzad Mostashari, assistant commissioner of the NYC Health Department's Primary Care Information Project Bureau, talks about New York City's push toward electronic health records. And Dr. David Blumenthal, Harvard Medical School professor, director of the Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, and former ...

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Talking about Gaza

Marcia Kannry, founder of The Dialogue Project, demonstrates how her organization works to foster communication about issues in the Middle East with Rami Efal, a New Yorker born in Israel, visual artist and board member of Inkwell, a foundation which enables hospitalized ...

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State of New York State

Ken Lovett, Daily News Albany bureau chief, previews the State of the State address.

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