Healthcare: A Global Challenge
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The COVID-19 pandemic exposed many weaknesses in the healthcare systems in both developed and developing countries. At the same time, the pandemic led many healthcare leaders to think out of the box and embrace new technologies in diagnostics, treatment, human resources, funding, and general patient care. Beyond the pandemic, we are seeing a greater commitment to create a more sustainable and resilient healthcare system globally.


Today, Tisha Boatman, Head of Global Access to Care at Siemens Healthineers, is joined by Kelly McCain, Head of Health and Healthcare Initiatives at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, and Isabel Mestres, the CEO of City Cancer Challenge Foundation, an organization that supports cities around the world as they work to improve access to equitable cancer care.


Stay tuned to learn more about the challenge of non-communicable diseases like cancer and heart disease in middle-income and developing countries. You’ll hear about the possible impact that AI is expected to have on the healthcare industry, and how City Cancer Challenge Foundation leverages collaboration to push for meaningful change.


What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

●  How the burden of non-communicable disease impacts developing countries (02:21)

●  The benefits of standardizing care for non-communicable diseases (04:03)

●  The possible impact of AI on the healthcare system (12:05)

●  How collaboration can help push for meaningful change in the healthcare system (14:17)

●  The impact of COVID-19 on the current healthcare model (25:47)


Connect with Isabel Mestres:

●  LinkedIn

●  City Cancer Challenge (C/Can)


Connect with Kelly McCain:

●  LinkedIn


Connect with Tisha Boatman:

●  LinkedIn



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