Dr. Jeffrey Hoffmeister, MD, VP, Medical Director at iCAD, a global leader in medical technology providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, discusses the role of 3D mammography on radiologist burnout and what steps practices can take to address it.
Returning guest Dr. N. Lawrence Edwards, Chairman, and CEO of The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society discusses the newly formed International Advisory Council (IAC) – a group of eight internationally and domestically acclaimed medical professionals who have shown an interest and expertise in gout care. IAC members collaborate on new ideas and raise awareness of gouty arthritis – with the goal of improving the overall quality of care and minimizing the burden of gout through educational resources.
Matt Miller, PhD, and VP of Behavior Science at StayWell (a Merck Company), discusses how virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are being prescribed to help patients reduce stress/anxiety, manage health conditions (e.g., Fibromyalgia, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes) alleviate chronic pain, fight addiction (opioids, drugs, alcohol, binge eating) and combat insomnia. He offers his insights, research, and use case examples of VR/AR meditation.
The majority of the population in the United States take one or more dietary supplements – these include vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products – which are not effective and possibly dangerous to one’s health. Supplements come in different forms: tablets, capsules, and powders, and even drinks. Dr. Morton E. Tavel, MD, discusses his new book “Health Tips, Myths and Tricks: A Physician’s Advice” to liberate us from Snake Oil.
In this health supplier segment, Dr. Mike Evangel, a Chiropractic physician, discusses the unique healing and restorative power of Tourmaline and the company’s products that are infused with this element.
Dex Gelfand, an internationally recognized leader in the field of spiritually oriented therapeutic counseling, talks about what can be done to diminish and resolve the chronic depressions and anxieties brought on by the traumas and stresses of life.
Dr. Lauren Streicher, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school, discusses the myths and common questions surrounding hormone and estrogen therapy.
Dr Hooman Azmi, a leading expert in the treatment of PD, discusses his newly released book, co-authored with Dr. Fiona Gupta, called “Parkinson’s Disease for the Hospitalist: Managing the Complex Care of a Vulnerable Population” (Lioncrest Publishing, November 19, 2018). The book was written as a reference guide for any and all healthcare providers who tend to Parkinsons Disease patients while in hospital, and it is also a great reference for the family of PD patients.
Type 1 diabetes patient Reny Partain and diabetes educator Amy Folker highlight the benefits of the recent advancements in diabetes management, as well as share both clinical and first-hand experience for those living with the condition.
Returning guest Jennifer Flynn discusses the lawsuits and action from nursing boards a nurse could face with wrongful delegation, the risks delegating to non-nurse colleagues can carry, real world case studies about wrongful delegation claims, and how as the nursing shortage continues to play out, this can become a problem.