Innovative Approaches to Whole Person Care: A Conversation with Fmr. U.S. Sec. of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, MD

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Secretary Shulkin, the 9th Secretary of Veterans Affairs, shares bright spots within the Veterans Administration that may be applicable at private hospitals, health systems and health insurers. The discussion touches on topics including consumer centricity, whole-person care, digital health, mental health and innovation.

This episode is sponsored by Insignia Health

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