As Medical Director for Aetna International, Dr. Patel provides guidance, support, and medical leadership for care management activities in Europe. Dr. Patel also manages Aetna International’s emergency evacuation program, helping to ensure appropriate healthcare delivery for our members around the globe. Dr. Patel is an established “Thought Leader” having published numerous whitepapers which cover topical issues ranging from Expatriate Mental Health, Globesity and the ticking time bomb of the Ageing Population. Dr. Patel graduated from King's College University, London and also has a Healthcare Management degree from Imperial College, London. He is also a practicing physician in Emergency Medicine.
What is the biggest thing you learned in 2020?
What do you feel are the two most important benefits or areas that need to be a top priority in 2021?
Can you share a story on an area of your healthcare program or employee benefits where you were able to create significant savings or stop costs from rising?
If you could automatically receive a 10-20% reduction in costs in three areas/programs, what would your dream list be?
What is the most innovative program you will focus on in 2021 and/or 2022?
How are you re-imagining corporate culture & well-being?
What virtual care solutions did you roll out during the pandemic? How valuable were they and why?
If you look at our 3 Moonshots - Costs, Culture, and Care; In one sentence, tell us what would be something positive for us to take from 2020 and bring into this new year?