Unpacked with Papa

Our first guest, Dr. David Nash, widely known as a founder of the discipline of population health, gets candid about the barriers to treating the whole patient, and outlines three steps the industry can take to better center population health around the social drivers that disproportionately affect health outcomes.


About the speaker

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, is a board certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in public accountability for outcomes, physician leadership development, and quality-of-care improvement. He is the Founding Dean Emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health and now serves as the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy. Dr. Nash is regularly on Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare and is a principal faculty member for quality of care programming for the American Association of Physician Leaders. Dr. Nash has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and edited 23 books, including Connecting with the New Healthcare Consumer, The Quality Solution, Demand Better, and most recently Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness (3rd edition).
David Nash

Resources for you

Unpacked with Papa: Ep 2
Dr. Carla Perissinotto, an internationally recognized researcher who has spent more than a decade in home-based primary care, breaks down the idea of social prescribing—and the concrete steps providers and the industry must take to ensure people get the social support they need.
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Unpacked with Papa: Ep 3
Mike Eidsaune, CEO of Caregiving.com, tells us why the growing hospital-at-home trend is a hot-button issue for him and tens of millions of family caregivers across the country.
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Unpacked with Papa: Ep 5
Sonia Tucker, population health lead at Federally Qualified Health Center San Ysidro Health, stresses the importance of understanding your member or patient populations’ social drivers of health and staying flexible in order to enable equitable access to care.