Let’s dive into the complexities of healthcare philanthropy, policy, and the quest to improve access and affordability.
In this episode of Chalk Talk Jim, host James Jordan engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Jeffery Lewis, President and CEO of the EMC Health Foundation, about the intricate world of healthcare, philanthropy, and the formulation of effective health policies. Drawing from his extensive background in government, philanthropy, and the realm of rural healthcare foundations, Lewis offers valuable insights into critical healthcare issues, such as the escalating costs of prescription medications, the challenges of caring for aging populations, and the transformative potential of data and AI in enhancing care while mitigating expenses. Throughout the discussion, Lewis underscores the significance of crafting solutions by actively listening to those immersed in the field, rather than relying solely on government mandates. He also emphasizes the need for granting states the flexibility to tailor healthcare programs to their unique circumstances.
Tune in and learn from a thought-provoking dialogue about developing innovative healthcare policies focused on helping people!