Podcast

The Redox Podcast: Episode 15 – All things COVID-19 with Dr. Geeta Nayyar

Posted April 2, 2020
By Niko Skievaski

Key Moments

02:12 – COVID-19 has changed things for everyone.
12:18 – Where is technology’s place in this pandemic?
16:46 – When will the curve be flattened?
18:44 – How long might this last?
25:19 – We didn’t do a good job of translating the problem.
26:20 – Pay attention to Dr. Fauci and the CDC guidelines.
31:36 – Social distancing activities.


“I think this is pointing out what is so obvious to so many physicians, which is the fragility of the healthcare infrastructure. My hope is that we all get through it sooner rather than later and hopefully come together as an industry with the right infrastructure and investments so that this never happens again.” 

Dr. Greeta Nayyar

With COVID-19 dominating world events, Dr. Geeta Nayyar generously shared her time, insights and advice with Niko Skievaski.

Doctor Nayyar is the chief medical officer for Greenway Health and a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. Prior to joining Greenway, she held positions as chief healthcare and innovation officer at Femwell Group Health and CMIO at AT&T.

In addition to her business responsibilities, Dr. Nayyar is a practicing rheumatologist and maintains faculty affiliation with the University of Miami, where she teaches at the medical school.
Doctor Nayyar is the author of the mobile health chapter in the HIMSS Medical Informatics textbook and is a six-time HIMSS Digital Influencer. The conversation is fascinating from start to finish – here are a few chapter sections.

It is astonishing to witness the skill and selfless commitment of healthcare workers around the world as they fight every day to provide the best possible care for their patients during these gut-wrenching days. 

Our thanks to Dr. Geeta Nayyar for sharing her expertise with us on The Redox Podcast.