NYC Health + Hospitals unveiled the third installment of its new podcast series, The Remedy, featuring prominent leaders and healthcare providers from the nation’s largest municipal healthcare system.
Entitled Episode 3: Ready for the Next Pandemic, the latest episode delves into how New York City’s public hospital system has consistently risen to the challenge of major health crises such as Ebola, COVID-19, and Mpox, while proactively preparing for future pandemics.
Hosted by Dr. Michael Shen, the episode features discussions with Dr. Syra Madad, Senior Director of System-Wide Special Pathogens Program, and Dr. Richard James Salway, Senior Director of Emergency Management, highlighting NYC Health + Hospitals’ strategies for safeguarding the health and safety of New Yorkers. Episode 3: Ready for the Next Pandemic is now accessible on popular platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and others.
“NYC Health + Hospitals’ new podcast, The Remedy, serves as a vital channel to engage with our patients, staff, and fellow healthcare providers,” remarked NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO Mitchell Katz, MD. “We take pride in our commitment to serving all patients, irrespective of their immigration status or financial means, and these dialogues with key leaders across our health system shed light on our operational excellence.”
Dr. Michael S. Shen, host of The Remedy, expressed his aspiration for the podcast to offer insights into the intricate workings of a large-scale health system. “Through this platform, we aim to share the depth of thought that underpins the operations of a healthcare giant like ours,” Dr. Shen stated.
The podcast’s unique position as a city agency and primary safety net health system for New York City affords it a distinct voice unparalleled by other healthcare podcasts. NYC Health + Hospitals’ overarching mission encompasses providing inclusive care to all patients, pioneering innovative programs such as lifestyle medicine and telehealth abortion care, and effectively addressing the city’s pressing challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, homelessness crisis, and migrant influx. Hosted by healthcare system employees with firsthand insights into patient care, The Remedy podcast is set to comprise seven episodes, with a new installment released biweekly.
As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, NYC Health + Hospitals remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering equitable, high-quality care to all New Yorkers, as exemplified through its engaging and informative podcast series, The Remedy.