Episode 32: Healthcare Equity and Literacy
On today’s Tim Talk, Tim speaks with Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, founder and CEO of Grapevine Health. Dr. Fitzpatrick’s impressive career has spanned research, clinical medicine, global health, community health education, patient advocacy, and most recently as the medical director for Washington DC's Medicaid program. Tim and Dr. Fitzpatrick discuss health delivery at the national level as well as the critical work Grapevine Health is doing to improve community health literacy through relatable, understandable, trustworthy health communication. As part of this work, Dr. Fitzpatrick relates the ability to listen as a super power, and she comments on how this ability is an important foundational element to creating positive change in underserved communities and in the lives of our patients.