Dr. Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, discusses his commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association regarding the surgical management of primary angle-closure disease.
Returning guests, Christina Korines, a Parkinson’s patient, and President and CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation John Lehr, discuss a new awareness campaign called “Newly Diagnosed: Building a Better Life with Parkinson’s Disease” The campaign strives to arm the newly diagnosed with the knowledge, tools, and resources they need as they begin their own personal journey with PD.
Dr. Chris Airriess, CEO of CorTechs Labs, a leading breakthrough medical device software solutions company that offers cutting edge brain imaging analysis, discusses the changing landscape of neuroimaging and the software/data analytics created to optimize it and aid efficient, more accurate diagnoses especially with Alzheimer’s and MS.
Dr. Jack Pottle, Chief Medical Officer of Oxford Medical Simulation (OMS), a multi-award-winning virtual reality simulation company dedicated to optimizing patient care through enhanced healthcare education with VR headsets and OMS software, discusses the company and its latest technology presented at the 2019 American College of Emergency Physicians conference.
Lead study investigator Dr. Bruce Sands, Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai, New York discusses Janssen’s announcement of their new two-year data from the long-term extension of the Phase 3 UNIFI study of STELARA® (ustekinumab) that demonstrated long term efficacy and safety in adult patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. This was presented as late-breaking data at the 27th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) congress.
Dr. Heidi Godoy discusses what it means to have ovarian cancer, the latest in treatment options for recurrent ovarian cancer and how they work. She encourages women with recurrent ovarian cancer to have a conversation with their physician about treatment options. She is joined by Anna, a woman living with recurrent ovarian cancer who will share her experience with this disease.
Dr. Elizabeth Cherot talks about advances in opioid alternatives, shares what she’s doing to help her patients and encourages women to speak with their doctor about effective non-opioid options to manage pain after surgery including C-sections.
Ed Sandrick, Director of the Veterans Channel for Humana, shares helpful information for veterans to better understand how a Medicare Advantage plan can help round out the coverage provided by VA benefits, allowing veterans to maximize their health benefits and ensure they have the right health Medicare plan in place come January 1.
Dr. Phyllis Zee, discusses the results of the “How America Sleeps and Wakes” survey conducted by The Harris Poll and sponsored by Eisai Inc., that evaluated the perceptions of insomnia patients and household cohabitants regarding the burden of insomnia and sleep difficulties on having a good day.
Rich Purcell, Senior VP of Research & Drug Development at Generex Biotechnology, discusses the NuGenerex MSO (managed services organization) model, areas of healthcare where strategic improvements can make a significant impact, gaps within traditional MSOs and specialties where new models can work best, and how drug discovery and development can be accelerated with revenue-generating business models.