Healthcare Trailblazers

Why Medicaid Is Failing You: Uncovered Secrets & Solutions with Gil Bash! | Ep. 37

September 04, 2023 Previva Health Group
Healthcare Trailblazers
Why Medicaid Is Failing You: Uncovered Secrets & Solutions with Gil Bash! | Ep. 37
Show Notes

About The Guest(s):

Gil Bashe is the editor-in-chief of a publication that sees about a million readers per month and the Chair Global Health and Purpose at Fin Partners. He has a background in environmental affairs and served in the Israeli army as a paratrooper and combat medic. Gil is passionate about health communication and believes that authentic communication based on accurate information can help people make informed decisions about their health.

Summary:

Gil Bashe, editor-in-chief of a popular publication and Chair Global Health and Purpose for Fin Partners, joins the Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast to discuss his journey into healthcare communications and the importance of effective communication in healthcare. Gil shares his experiences serving as a combat medic in the Israeli army and how it shaped his career path. He emphasizes the need for authentic communication in healthcare and the impact it can have on patients' decisions and outcomes. Gil and the host also discuss the challenges of the fragmented healthcare system and the importance of addressing social determinants of health. They highlight the role of communication in bridging gaps in the system and improving access to care for vulnerable populations. Overall, Gil's unique perspective and passion for improving healthcare through communication shine through in this engaging conversation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Authentic communication based on accurate information can help patients make informed decisions about their health.
  • The fragmented healthcare system and social determinants of health contribute to the high cost of healthcare in the US.
  • Medicaid patients often face barriers to accessing quality care, including limited resources and lack of support.
  • Effective communication is essential in bridging gaps in the healthcare system and improving patient outcomes.
  • Gil's experiences as a combat medic in the Israeli army shaped his passion for healthcare communication and his commitment to helping others.