Dr. Hoda Asmar, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Providence

This episode features Dr. Hoda Asmar, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Providence. Here, she discusses how her background & life experience has shaped the way she leads, her focus on health equity & supporting frontline caregivers, Providence’s work engaging & retaining their healthcare providers, and more.


Discover the Insights of Dr. Hoda Asmar, EVP, and CMO at Providence in this Episode

Listen to this insightful episode that features Dr. Hoda Asmar, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Providence, where she talks about her life experience and how it has influenced her leadership style. She also delves into how she prioritizes health equity and supports the frontline caregivers at Providence. Additionally, she discusses the organization's efforts to engage and retain healthcare providers.

Dr. Hoda Asmar's Background and Focus

Dr. Hoda Asmar has a unique background in infectious disease, having completed medical school in Beirut, Lebanon. She has traveled across the United States, working with public health and infection prevention, as well as employee health. Her focus is always on patients and caregivers, believing that healthcare needs a transformation to better serve both.

Providence's Pilot Virtual Care Model

Providence is piloting a virtual care model, which allows some tasks to be performed virtually 24/7, and has so far yielded promising results. Dr. Asmar believes that the six critical stakeholders who need to work collectively to create a financially secure healthcare system that takes us into the future.

Leadership and Prioritization

According to Dr. Asmar, healthcare leaders need to have a clear purpose and focus on a few critical priorities to succeed. It is also essential to provide healthcare for frontline workers, while also reducing harm and loss of life. Leaders should be kind and empathetic while remaining authentic.

In Conclusion

Dr. Hoda Asmar's unique background, experience, and focus on patient care and health equity make for an insightful and engaging interview. Her thoughts on leadership and prioritization, along with Providence's virtual care model, offer valuable insights into the future of healthcare.


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This episode aired on 01/08/2023 and can be listened here.


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