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Podcast Episode: Leading health policy towards equity, peer mentorship, and taking advantage of a crack in the door. Featuring MaCalus Hogan, MD.
As a physician interested in health policy, UPMC orthopedic surgeon MaCalus Hogan MD, MBA, has helped develop cutting edge approaches. The University of Pittsburgh payer-provider model enables innovations in technology and delivery models, including value-based approaches that pre-date the Affordable Care Act era. Dr. Hogan discusses how modifiable risks can be identified and addressed prior to surgery, helping to foster an inclusive approach and protecting access for complex patients. Dr. Hogan also traces his career path as a high school football player in Alabama to his current position at UPMC, discussing the importance of mentors, taking advantage of a “crack in the door” and increasing workforce diversity. With Bonnie Simpson Mason.