Dr. Avni Thakore, a Cardiologist and President of Catholic Health

Dr. Avni Thakore, a Cardiologist and President of Catholic Health, joins the podcast to discuss her background, the top 3 biggest issues in cardiology she’s keeping an eye on today, how she sees healthcare evolving over the next 18 months, and current nerves and excitements.


Expert Cardiologist and Healthcare President Discusses Key Issues in Cardiology Today

Dr. Avni Thakore, a highly esteemed cardiologist and President of Catholic Health Physician Partners, recently appeared on a podcast to discuss the current state of the healthcare industry, specifically the biggest issues in cardiology and how she sees the field evolving in the near future.

Top 3 Biggest Issues in Cardiology Today

During the podcast, Dr. Avni outlined the three biggest issues in cardiology that she is keeping a close eye on:

  1. Cardiovascular mortality rates: Despite significant progress made in recent years, heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality worldwide. Dr. Avni believes that continued research into understanding the underlying causes of heart disease is key to identifying effective treatments and prevention measures.
  2. Rising healthcare costs: The rising cost of healthcare is a major issue not just for cardiology, but for the healthcare industry as a whole. Dr. Avni stressed the importance of finding cost-effective solutions while maintaining the highest standards of care.
  3. Access to care: There are still significant disparities in access to quality cardiology care, particularly in rural and underprivileged areas. Dr. Avni emphasized the need for more outreach and initiatives to improve access to care for all patients.

The Future of Cardiology

Dr. Avni is optimistic about the future of cardiology, particularly in the area of technology and innovation. She believes that digital health and AI will play a significant role in improving patient outcomes and reducing costs in the coming years. She also highlighted the potential of new weight loss and diabetic drugs in the fight against heart disease, but stressed the importance of monitoring for potential side effects.

Final Thoughts

Dr. Avni's insights shed light on the current state of cardiology and the challenges that lie ahead, but also offer hope for the future. With continued research, innovation, and a commitment to accessible, cost-effective care, the field of cardiology has the potential to make significant strides in improving patient outcomes and reducing mortality rates.


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This episode aired on 05/15/2023 and can be listened here.


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