TedMed Great Challenges events engage the big issues of the day. Here’s our latest. Guest info from the TedMed crew.

Jeanne Pinder is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. A Great Challenges Team Member, Jeanne has been a leader in the health cost transparency movement, partnering this Summer with WNYC to crowdsource the cost of mammograms. Follow Jeanne on Twitter @CHCosts.

Maribeth Shannon is director of the California Health Care Foundation’s Market and Policy Monitor program, which promotes greater transparency and accountability in California’s health care system.

Maribeth was featured in Health Affairs this week for her coauthored piece, No Method To The Madness: The Divergence Between Hospital Billed Charges And Payments, And What To Do About It.”
Follow CHCF on Twitter @CHCFNews.

Amy Edgar is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Cedar Crest College, one of the sites selected to participate inGreat Challenges Day Live as part of TEDMED 2013. Amy is also the Founder of the Children’s Integrated Center for Success.
Follow Amy on Twitter @ProfAmyE.

Lisa Maki is the CEO and founder of PokitDoc, an online marketplace aimed at sharing health care information and cost details to help patients find clinicians and care services. At TEDMED 2013, PokitDoc was one of 50 startups featured in the Hive.
Follow Lisa on Twitter @LisaMMaki.

Jeanne Pinder

Jeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered for a buyout and founded...