Dr. Bipin Mistry is a board-certified physician and Chief Medical Officer at Alight where he is focused on helping their companies improve the healthcare experience for their employees. In this episode, he discusses the current state of healthcare in the United States, where it’s going, and how new approaches are helping people get better outcomes at a lower cost.

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Time Codes:
(2:31) – What is Alight and what is your role?
(4:38) – What is the current state of the healthcare system as you see it and why do costs keep going up?
(7:23) –  Where are we in making the shift from sick care to health care?
(10:10) – Can you define population health management and give an example?
(12:47) – Can you define social determinants of health and what is the tie between social determinants of health and population health?
(17:01) – How do you create a wave of smart healthcare consumers?
(20:06) – What’s next if the consumerism model isn’t driving better care?
(21:36) – How do you define ‘navigation’?
(26:54) – Is Navigation the portal through which healthcare is accessed?
(33:31) – How large of an employee group do you need for this to have an impact on the cost?
(38:24) – Is there anything we haven’t covered about Navigation?
(40:47) – When it comes to healthcare, what do you believe may be contrary to the masses?
(41:38) – What are you sick of talking about?
(42:18) – What is the first step toward taking that leap in making healthcare more affordable?