NYC Health + Hospitals releases a new episode of The Remedy, a podcast from the largest safety network health system in the United States
Episode 3: Preparing for the next pandemic, explore how the city’s public hospital system has consistently responded to the challenges of Ebola, COVID-19 and Mpox while staying ahead of the latest health crisis
The Remedy is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio and other platforms
February 6, 2024
New York City, New York— NYC Health + Hospitals today released the third episode of its new podcast, The Remedy, which features leaders and health care providers from the nation’s largest municipal health care systems. Episode 3: Preparing for the next pandemic Consider how New York City’s public hospital system has consistently responded to the challenges of Ebola, COVID-19, and Mpox while staying ahead of the latest health crises.Host Dr. Michael Shen joins NYC Health + Hospitals’ own physicians PhD.Silas MadadSenior Director, Systemwide Special Pathogens Program, and Dr. Richard James Solway, senior director of emergency management. Together, they discuss how NYC Health + Hospitals is preparing for the next pandemic and keeping New Yorkers safe and healthy. Episode 3: Preparing for the next pandemic Now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio and other podcast platforms.
“NYC Health + Hospitals’ new podcast The Remedy is a way to connect with our patients, staff and other healthcare providers,” said Mitchell Katz, MD, President and CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals. “We are proud to serve all patients regardless of their immigration status or ability to pay, and conversations with some of our leaders across the health system shed light on how we get that done.”
“I learned that running a large health system like ours goes into a lot of thought. I hope the podcast can share some of that with our audience.” Remedies Host Michael S. Shen, MD.
The health system’s role as a city agency and New York City’s primary safety net health system provides a unique voice that no other healthcare podcast can offer. NYC Health + Hospitals’ mission includes the ability to provide care to all patients regardless of their ability to pay; provide patients with exciting new programs, including lifestyle medicine and telemedicine abortion care; and respond to challenges facing New York City, including Covid -19 pandemic, the homelessness crisis and the current immigration crisis. Hosts and guests are both health system employees and have a special perspective on the work they do for patients. The podcast will consist of seven episodes, with a new episode released every two weeks.
About the host
Michael S. Shen, MD, is a primary care physician at New York Health + Hospitals/Woodhull and clinical director of Woodhull’s primary care safety net clinic for the homeless. Dr. Shen was recently selected as a Health Affairs Podcast Fellow, creating a three-part series on safety net hospitals. He is also an artist working in watercolor, acrylic, mixed media and digital media. His illustration work has been published in National Geographic Books, JAMA Ethics, and Annals of Internal Medicine.Find him on Twitter @MikeShenMD.
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About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the nation’s largest municipal health care system, serving more than 1 million New Yorkers annually at more than 70 patient care sites across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, community-based primary and specialty care centers coordinates care with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agencies and MetroPlus health plans, all supported by 11 primary hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 43,000 employees is focused on helping New Yorkers, without exception, live their healthiest lives. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn.