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Here Comes the Engaged Patient

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, the founding dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, is also a primary care physician. He’s excited about dealing with patients who are more involved in their care. “Give me a patient who’s engaged in her own care any day…. But, you’re going to have to pay me to practice in this new way…. If we don’t change the payment system, we’re never going to change the core of what primary care is about.”
Watch the full interview with Dr. Nash or read the edited transcript.

October 2013 interview