Breaking Barriers: Innovations in Health Equity with Jay Bhatt, Managing Director at Deloitte
In this episode, Dr. Jay Bhatt, Managing Director at Deloitte, explores the critical realm of health equity innovations in healthcare.
Dr. Bhatt delves into macroeconomic trends, sustainability, and digital advancements, emphasizing the imperative to address health equity. He highlights the potential to add nearly two decades of healthy life to every American through collaborative efforts across the healthcare ecosystem. Underscoring the impact of racism and bias, Dr. Bhatt urges proactive measures in operations, products, and community engagement. He shares impactful initiatives from the Deloitte Health Equity Institute, collaborating with major organizations like the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Bhatt unveils the far-reaching impact of health inequities on diverse populations—women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and rural communities. He advocates for addressing social determinants of health, promoting diversity in clinical trials, and envisions life sciences companies playing a pivotal role in fostering accessible and equitable healthcare.
Tune in to delve deeper into Deloitte’s impactful work in health equity.