Healthy systems: Improving access to health care

December 16, 2020


As the virus continues to outpace our public-health response, the transition to digital health-care feels clunky. What are the pressure points, and how can we work together to overcome them? How can digital services, such as telehealth, come to the rescue of physical infrastructure limitations and the growing backlog of procedures? Are hard-to-reach communities the biggest benefactors of a contactless world? 

  • Ali Parsa, chief executive, Babylon 
  • John Halamka, president, Mayo Clinic Platform 
  • Jereon Tas, chief innovation and strategy officer, Philips Healthcare 
  • Sarah Wilkinson, chief executive, NHS Digital
  • Moderator: Slavea Chankova, healthcare correspondent, The Economist
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