In this episode of The Health Feast, Dr. Rak and Po engage in a compelling conversation with Darrell Moon, CEO of Orriant and founder of The Aspirational Health Care Conference. With a wealth of experience in the healthcare industry, Darrell brings a fresh perspective on how employers can approach healthcare.
The discussion centers around the current healthcare model, which Darrell describes as "deficit-based" and "transactional." He advocates a shift towards an "aspirational" model prioritizing health and wellness.
Darrell shares his personal journey, moving from a traditional healthcare role to focusing on the root causes of healthcare issues. He introduces the Nuka System of Care in Alaska, a community-driven, relationship-based healthcare model making a difference.
A key part of the conversation is Darrell's emphasis on the importance of behavioral science in healthcare. He believes it should be integral to medical training, underlining the need for a healthcare system that encourages healthy behaviors and lifestyle changes.
Darrell also discusses the role of employers in healthcare. He explains how employers can drive change in the healthcare system, envisioning a future where employers spend less on healthcare but provide a more focused system on health and wellness.
Join Dr. Rak and Po as they explore these topics with Darrell Moon, delving into the future of healthcare and how it can be more aspirational. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in how we can transform our healthcare system to prioritize health and wellness.