Jordan Vivian talks about her life as a medical student and spreads the word about the upcoming AMSA Rural Health Summit 2018, a national event designed to bring medical students in Australia to share their knowledge and passion for rural health. It will take place in Albury from September 28th to 30th. Jordan is the co-convener of the said event and is a representative of the Australian Medical Students Association.
Richard Henfrey, Chief Executive Officer of Blackmores, talks about their support for the upcoming Sydney Running Festival, which will be held on September 16, 2018. For 15 years, Blackmores has been sponsoring this huge event to encourage people to move more and take control of their health.
Dr. Eric Surrey, MD, discusses ORILISSA™ (elagolix) by AbbVie, the first and only oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist specifically developed for women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain. Visit orilissa.com
Returning guest, Dr. Edward Soffen, MD, from the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, NJ, discusses all forms of radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer. Radiation therapy delivers powerful waves of energy to kill cancer cells, slows down their growth, and stops them from spreading in the body.
Dr. Sheldon Kardener discusses his experience as the first patient to undergo the procedure (July 2018) of inserting Abbott’s next-generation version of the company’s leading MitraClip® heart valve repair device in the U.S. This minimally invasive option, allowed him to return home a mere two days after his procedure and let him get back to his daily activities, like teaching and exercising, more quickly.
Dr. Harvey Kaufman, Senior Medical Director at Quest Diagnostics, talks about Quest’s use of data and analytics to power healthcare insights in the form of Health Trends reports. The latest report covers the alarming spread of Lyme in the US.
Dr. Saibal Kar talks about performing the first procedure of inserting Abbott’s next generation version (FDA approved July 2018) of the company’s leading MitraClip® heart valve repair device in the U.S.
In this health supplier segment, Hatem Zeine, founder and CTO at Ossia, a technology development company, discusses the Internet of Health (IoH) built from networks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices that could create a nationwide approach to the prevention and early detection of diseases using their Cota technology to build wireless powered products. www.ossia.com
Bret Miller, breast cancer survivor and co-founder of the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, discusses his unique story and how genomic testing helped him determine the best course of treatment for his disease. He also talks about his nonprofit organization and its mission to help spread the word that breast cancer does not discriminate.
Returning guest Dr. Ara Dikranian, a rheumatologist at Cabrillo Center for Rheumatic Disease, and a member of the global advisory panel on Pfizer’s RA NarRAtive initiative, discusses the new RA NarRAtive Conversation Guide that helps to improve doctor/patient communications. Visit Pfizer.com/RANarRAtive.