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#58 | Neil Patel | Finding a Way Forward for My Aging Parents

Dec 1, 2023

Parent Projects - Aging In America
Parent Projects - Aging In America
#58 | Neil Patel | Finding a Way Forward for My Aging Parents



Dr. Neil Patel is Patina’s Chief Health Officer, and has been a family doctor for nearly two decades. He guides Patina’s team of Primary Care Practitioners, Nurse Champions, and Health Champions and ensures they have everything they need to give patients the healthcare and aging experience they deserve.


Neil is a trailblazing healthcare leader who has been involved in innovation in the primary care space. Prior to joining Patina, Neil served on the executive leadership team of the Boston-based startup, Iora Health, leading special projects across different regions in the US. He also served as the medical director at Grameen VidaSana, Harken Health, Freelancers Union, and the Atlantic City Special Care Center described in Atul Gawande’s influential 2010 “Hotspotters” article. Neil went to college at the College of New Jersey and went to Rutgers University Medical School for his medical degree. He trained in Family Medicine at Boston University.




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00:00 – Intro

01:12 – Introduction to Dr. Neil Patel

02:08 – Dr. Neil Patel’s Call to Action

04:54 – Advocating for Your Loved Ones

08:47 – Expectations for a Medical Appointment

13:15 – Role of the Family Member

18:35 – Amping Up Communications with Providers

21:38 – Addressing Changes in Your Loved Ones

26:19 – Contact Patina



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