Episode 21: Is the patient the quarterback or the football? Tackling care integration with Mark Clermont from Cecelia Health
There just aren’t enough specialists to go around, and every position across the care continuum is feeling the strain. Mark Clermont, CEO of Cecelia Health, joins Justin to explain how virtual specialty care could ease the burden on overloaded primary care providers, reduce overall health spending, and help providers and health systems assume the role of healthcare quarterback—without setting patients up to be the football.
Justin and Mark mix metaphors as they tackle topics ranging from the impact of regulations on care integration to the role of telehealth in enabling providers to practice at the top of their licenses. Plus, they turn to personal experience to ask: For all of healthcare’s advancements, why does being a patient still stink?
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