Jeremy Cauwels, Chief Physician Officer at Sanford Health

This live episode from the Becker’s Hospital Review 13th Annual Meeting in Chicago features Jeremy Cauwels, Chief Physician Officer at Sanford Health. Here, he discusses his career journey, what issues he is most focused on, and more.


Exploring Healthcare Revolution with Chief Physician Officer, Jeremy Cauwels

Becker’s Hospital Review 13th Annual Meeting in Chicago marked an eventful day for Jeremy Cauwels, Chief Physician Officer at Sanford Health, where he went live and shared his perspective on healthcare revolution. Let’s explore more into his discussion on his career journey, key issues, and future path.

Career Journey

Jeremy Cauwels’ career has been a journey of exploration and discovery. Starting as a primary care physician, he migrated to the health plan side, transitioning to the role Chief Medical Officer with Sanford Health Plan. Later, as the Chief Quality Officer, he served to improve care quality, patient safety, and patient experience for Sanford Health. Lastly, he joined the executive team as an integrated healthcare leader.

Key Issues

Jeremy Cows states that revolutionizing healthcare is the key issue on his mind. He is determined to make healthcare more patient-facing and consumer-friendly, by effectively implementing telehealth services and scaling up virtual care. Also, Sanford Health’s workforce challenges are addressed by training international nurses, building a virtual hospital, and increasing residents and fellows in their programs.

Healthcare Revolution

To pave the way for a revolutionized healthcare system, Jeremy Cows suggests a collaborative approach. He believes that all stakeholders, including payers, providers, and patients, should work in coordination. Jeremy concludes by emphasizing the importance of “bringing healthcare to people where they are, in the ways they prefer, rather than asking them to come to us.


Jeremy Cauwels, Chief Physician Officer at Sanford Health, stresses the imperative need to revolutionize healthcare by making it more patient-focused and consumer-friendly. With his extensive experience and expertise, his perspective on healthcare can help re-define healthcare systems worldwide.


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This episode aired on 05/19/2023 and can be listened here.


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