Dr. David Shulkin was appointed by President Obama, then promoted to the Cupboard to go the Division of Veterans Affairs and ultimately fired by President Trump. Now within the personal sector he’s a dogged advocate for veterans and concerned in every part from drug pricing to dwelling to 100.
On this episode, Dr. Shulkin joins CareTalk to debate every part from rural well being to bettering veteran care within the US.
(0:56) How did Dr. David Shulkin start his collaboration with former President Obama?
(2:54) How did Dr. Shulkin start to crack the code of the VA Well being disaster?
(4:38) Addressing the waitlist concern of the VA
(6:54) Knowledge, AI, and lengthening high quality of life
(9:02) Why the subject of growing older tends to have a larger emphasis within the personal sector moderately than analysis.
(15:44) Key areas of enchancment for the VA administration surrounding veteran care
CareTalk is a weekly podcast that gives an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare trade. Be part of co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Well being Enterprise Group) as they debate the newest in US healthcare information, enterprise and coverage.
🎙️⚕️ABOUT DAVID SHULKIN, MD
Dr. David J. Shulkin served because the Ninth Secretary of the US Division of Veterans Affairs underneath President Trump, having beforehand been appointed as Below Secretary for Well being underneath President Obama. He managed the nation’s largest healthcare system for veterans, held revered healthcare government roles, and based DoctorQuality. After leaving authorities, he turned a distinguished well being coverage fellow and professor, specializing in outcomes analysis and economics. He is acknowledged as one of many “One Hundred Most Influential Individuals in American Healthcare” by Fashionable Healthcare.
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