He is a national figure in psychiatry and academic medicine, having held numerous leadership positions and chaired various committees in clinical and academic medicine. Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, talks with Dr. Oz about his views on some of the biggest issues affecting health in America today.
Dr. Pardes talks about the need for universal healthcare coverage, making health a curriculum requirement in public schools and educating consumers on issues of preventative medicine for both health and cost benefits. He also talks about strides being made in the arena of medical informatics—the practice of information processing—to assist healthcare professionals in providing patients with the best possible care.
Published on January 01, 2008