138 - Dr. Shantanu Nundy, CMO of Accolade, Asks the Tough Questions About Our Healthcare System – and Shares How We Can Change
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Dr. Shantanu Nundy is a primary care physician, technologist, and business leader who serves as Chief Medical Officer for Accolade, which helps over 2 million people navigate the health system. In addition, he practices primary care in the greater Washington, DC, area and serves as a senior advisor to the World Bank and a lecturer in health policy at the George Washington University Milken Institute for Public Health.
He is the author of the powerful new book, Care After Covid: What the Pandemic Revealed Is Broken in Healthcare and How to Reinvent It: https://www.amazon.com/Care-After-Covid-Pandemic-Healthcare/dp/1264259123
In our discussion today, Dr. Nundy shares compelling patient stories that force us to ask some hard questions about our healthcare system – and think about how we need to change to meet the needs of all patients – not just those who can make it to the clinic and afford care.
For more from Dr. Nundy:
- Nundy penned an op-ed in the Washington Post about how the pandemic changed healthcare and uses his mom’s experience reversing her diabetes with a virtual program as an example: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/health-care-covid-diabetes-home/2021/05/12/ae298558-b26e-11eb-ab43-bebddc5a0f65_story.html
- Nundy’s interview on the NPR Shots blog: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/05/13/996233365/how-health-care-in-the-u-s-may-change-after-covid-an-optimists-outlook