HealthLeaders Media May 14, 2019
Universal health insurance, a focus on the end user, and a change to healthcare financing systems are top priorities for Asaf Bitton, MD.
There’s a “moral and human case” for universal health insurance coverage, as well as an “economic and financial imperative,” says Bitton.
Redesigning health systems to meet the needs of users provides a way out of the complexity.
Innovation is needed to develop a new, sustainable payment model.
Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH, recently took the reins as executive director of Ariadne Labs. The Harvard professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital primary care physician, and veteran of Ariadne Labs, plans to use his background as a primary care provider and new position to influence the way healthcare is...