On The Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters:

Jul 24, 2018
  • St. Luke's CEO and president David Pate discusses the changing face of healthcare.
  • Idaho Public Television airs documentary about Idaho's earliest Chinese citizens.
  • A poll of Idahoans finds a gender gap in support of Trump.
  • A new, regional bike festival replaces the Tour de Fat.

- Healthcare management has evolved in recent years. From the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the subsequent dilluting thereof to state-by-state Medicaid expansion and the lightning fast technical developments in medicine, it can be difficult to keep up with the trends in healthcare. St. Luke's CEO and president, Dr. David Pate, joins us to parse out the changing face of healthcare.

- Idaho Experience is Idaho Public Television's new series bringing to life the stories of the extraordinary people and defining events that have shaped Idaho's past and present.  IPTV's Melissa Davlin joins Idaho Matters to talk about the latest installment in the series, "Forgotten Neighbors" which tells the story of Chinese immigrants in Idaho through the eyes of one young woman who was born in Idaho City in the 1880s. 

- A recent poll conducted by Idaho Politics Weekly, a Zions Bank publication, found a gaping chasm between support for Donald Trump between men and women. The poll finds men out-support the president by a nearly 30-point margin over women. Betsy Russell of the Idaho Press joins us to explain the poll results on Wednesday's Idaho Matters.

- Boise bicyclists were disappointed to hear the "Tour de Fat" bike festival would not be returning this year so area organizers put together their own festival. We'll speak with Jimmy Hallyburton, Executive Director of the Boise Bicycle Project, about the upcoming Goat Head Fest.