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Revolutionizing Healthcare: A Path to Patient Empowerment

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Brian Blase, Ph.D., is the President of Paragon Health Institute. Brian was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House’s National Economic Council (NEC) from 2017-2019, where he coordinated the development and execution of numerous health policies and advised the President, NEC director, and senior officials. After leaving the White House, Brian founded Blase Policy Strategies and serves as its CEO.

On February 29, 2024, Brian Blase appeared as a guest on the American Potential Podcast episode “Revolutionizing Healthcare: A Path to Patient Empowerment.

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In this episode of American Potential, host Jeff Crank delves into the complexities of the healthcare system with experts Brian Blase and Joe Grogan. They discuss the barriers to innovation and competition created by current healthcare policies and regulations, emphasizing the need for reforms that empower patients and foster a more efficient, value-driven healthcare market. Brian and Joe, drawing from their extensive experience in healthcare policy and government, argue for a shift away from government and insurer control towards consumer-driven healthcare decisions.

They explore the potential of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to revolutionize healthcare by giving individuals more control over their healthcare spending and choices. The conversation also touches on the significance of price transparency, the need to dismantle barriers to entry for healthcare providers, and the importance of legislative efforts to enable a more competitive and innovative healthcare landscape. The guests share insights into how these changes can lead to better patient outcomes, lower costs, and increased satisfaction within the healthcare system.

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