AMSA Rural Health Summit 2018 – Go Beyond the Border

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.

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Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy

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.

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Story of the First Patient to Receive Next Generation MitraClip System

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.  

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Ossia – Internet of Health (IoH)

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

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