Advancing Healthcare Access: Navigating Barriers & Shifting to Value-Based Care with Priority 5

This podcast discusses Priority 5, focusing on increasing accessibility to healthcare services and coverage, particularly for people with disabilities. Doctor Shannon Decker highlights the challenges individuals with disabilities face in accessing healthcare and emphasizes the importance of understanding and addressing these barriers. The podcast touches on the role of value-based care compared to traditional fee-for-service models, discussing how it encourages a more proactive approach and deeper connections with patients. Additionally, the impact of telemedicine, digital health, and new technologies on expanding access is explored, with a focus on improving healthcare delivery and bridging cultural and language gaps in a diverse society like the United States. The podcast suggests that technology can play a crucial role in breaking down barriers and enhancing communication for more equitable healthcare outcomes.