#CareTalk – September 2017: Protecting the Vulnerable

Summer break is over and The #CareTalk Podcast is back! In this month’s episode, David Williams (Health Business Group) and John Driscoll (CareCentrix) chat about the recent hurricanes that have impacted the USA and what can be done to better protect vulnerable populations.

Listen to the audio version.

Overview:

(0:35) If everyone is born equal, why aren’t they being treated equally under the US healthcare system?
(1:25) Do the recent hurricanes provide an opportunity for the government to better address healthcare equality?
(3:15) What are John’s thoughts on access to care and healthcare equality in the US?

Lightning Round:

(4:51) When will drug prices drop?
(5:36) Are there any “unsung heroes” today in healthcare?
(6:14) Will we have a single-payer healthcare system in the US in the next 10 years?
(6:54) What’s going to happen to the impoverished, given the dysfunction of policy-making in DC?