Newsy Nuggets is a podcast committed to raising awareness around the various health inequities impacting vulnerable populations around the world. Our health equity-focused podcasts bring you insight from a large network of medical experts, patient opinion leaders, community-based organizations and respected healthcare industry contributors. We answer unique questions intended to strike a dialogue from diverse and global perspectives.
The COVID-19 pandemic does not care about the ranks we decide to lay upon people. Dr. Gary Puckrein of the National Minority Quality Forum tackles the policy positions that result in the access to and cost of healthcare in America.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a stress on global healthcare systems. Dr. Gary Puckrein of the National Minority Quality Forum remarks on the cracks in the American healthcare system that have appeared under this stress. He reminds us about the Constitution as the social contract that all Americans have entered into, and the role of healthcare in guaranteeing life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Using data to predict outcomes is healthcare in the 21st century. In light of the pandemic, Dr. Gary Puckrein of the National Minority Quality Forum brings up important lessons about how projections from data on COVID-19 correctly anticipated hospitalization rates. This ability to anticipate is also relevant for other disease areas, and informs therapy to maximize positive individual outcomes.