PODCAST EPISODE

The Patient Voice: Gwen Darien, Executive Vice President, National Patient Advocate Foundation

HIMSS Accelerate Health Podcast

Jul 7 2021 • 36 mins


On this week's episode, Kerry Amato speaks with Gwen Darien, executive vice president for patient advocacy and engagement for the National Patient Advocacy Foundation (NPAF). They discuss what it means to amplify the patient voice to reform healthcare delivery system and make it more patient-centered. Gwen expands upon the important role tech plays in addressing cost concerns for patients; specifically in addressing healthcare inequities.  She also speaks to where the trust premium between patients and providers comes into play with SDOH and how do we get patients to be more part of the conversation.