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Dr. David Rakel And The Healing Power Of The Compassionate Connection

1227 Open Compassionate

January 4, 2019 – Is practicing empathy and active listening just as important as practicing medicine? That’s the idea behind the research of UNM Professor and Chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department, Dr. David Rakel. He sits down with Correspondent Megan Kamerick to talk about his new book that outlines the results of that research, entitled, “The Compassionate Connection: The Healing Power of Empathy and Mindful Listening.”

Dr. David Rakel, author, “The Compassionate Connection”

The Line: Should All New Mexicans Be Able To Sign Up For Medicaid?

New Mexico Medicaid

August 10, 2018 – Local media reported this week that a movement to open up Medicaid enrollment to more people is gaining traction. The proposal would make the program available to people who make too much to qualify for health insurance subsidies and people who are undocumented.
Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists debate the opportunities and potential challenges of the proposed Medicaid buy-in program.

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney
Zackary Quintero, UNM law student
Diane Snyder, former state senator