Dr. Douglas Slakey, President & CEO of DPSURGICAL, LLC

This episode features Dr. Douglas Slakey, President & CEO of DPSURGICAL, LLC. Here, he discusses his background, lessons learned from providing surgical services in emerging market countries, patients taking ownership of their care, and more.


Dr. Doug Slakey Discusses Lessons Learned from Providing Surgical Services in Emerging Markets

Dr. Douglas Slakey, President & CEO of DPSURGICAL, LLC, recently appeared on a podcast to discuss his background and experiences providing surgical services in emerging market countries. He offered insights into the importance of patient-centric care and the potential benefits of shifting data ownership to patients.

Improving Healthcare for Populations

Dr. Slakey has devoted his career to improving healthcare for populations. As a master of public health, he has worked in emerging markets, focusing on improving care with education, simulation training, and complex system management techniques.

Patient-Centric Care

Dr. Slakey is currently writing a book about the importance of patient-centric care. He believes that patients should have more control and ownership over their data and care. He discussed how healthcare could be transformed by allowing patients to access their own information and take on more ownership of their care.

Transforming Healthcare Through Data Ownership

Dr. Slakey believes that shifting data ownership to the patient could empower patients and improve healthcare systems around the world. By allowing patients to control their own data, they could make more informed decisions about their care and healthcare providers could better coordinate treatment.

Excitement for the Potential of Healthcare Transformation

Lastly, Dr. Slakey expressed his excitement for the potential of this transformation in healthcare. By putting patients in control of their own data, healthcare systems could become more efficient, effective, and patient-centered.

If you're interested in learning more about Dr. Slakey's experiences providing surgical services in emerging markets and his views on patient-centric care, be sure to check out the podcast episode.


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This episode aired on 05/03/2023 and can be listened here.


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