Ashleigh Palmer, CEO and co-founder of Provention Bio, Inc, discusses what the company is doing in developing novel therapeutics aimed at intercepting and preventing immune-mediated disease. For example, they are starting a Phase 3 trial for prevention of Type 1 Diabetes. They also have late-stage studies to intercept Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and lupus.
Rupen Patel, CEO of Influence Health, talks about a number of ways in which hospitals, health systems, and providers can both attract and retain patients by creating an Amazon-like personal and on-demand experience healthcare consumers have come to expect. He shares case examples of how traditional marketing practices are now being used at the clinical level as providers are seeking ways in which to adapt their customer relationship management (CRM) solution into a clinical tool that enables continuity of care, improves satisfaction scores and reduces readmissions.
Returning guest, Dr. Edward Soffen, MD, from the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, NJ, discusses all forms of radiation therapy to treat breast cancer. He also talks about the benefits of Proton Therapy for breast cancer versus the traditional radiation therapy.
Company President and CEO of OncoSec Immunotherapies, Dan O’Connor, discusses the company’s late-stage studies to treat and potentially cure advanced melanoma and triple negative breast cancers. Their technology turns cold tumors hot which then allows combo therapy to attack and destroy cancer cells from inside the body. Early bench studies show very positive results.
Rick, a man in his 60’s, talks about living with the rare disease, hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, a rapidly progressive and life-threatening disease, and finding new hope in Alnylam’s new treatment, ONPATTRO™ which has just been approved by the FDA in August 2018.
Dr. Ray Costantini, MD, co-founder and CEO of Bright.md, discusses the future of virtual care and the impact of digital care on provider groups and health systems. With the ability to triage patients via a computer interview in their own home, digital care is helping doctors and nurses regain time in their schedules without disrupting workflow and reduce unnecessary time spent with patients to open up spots for more critical care. He also talks about how SmartExam(TM) does all of this and even chart notes.
Dr. Michael Polydefkis discusses hereditary ATTR amyloidosis and the recently FDA-approved Alnylam’s ONPATTRO™, which is the first and only treatment approved for the polyneuropathy of hATTR amyloidosis.
Dr. Sherry McAllister, Executive Vice President for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, discusses the realities of pain management and opioid addiction as well as drug-free pain management options such as chiropractic. Chiropractic celebrated it’s 123rd birthday in the U.S. on September 18, 2018.
Patients who are seeking for a particular healthcare service don’t always go for the cheapest option. Some patients from just across town or around the country are willing to travel for the quality, affordable care they seek. In this interview with Dr. Myles Holt, he talks about an online healthcare platform called TENDER and explains how it changes the way patients communicate with providers by obtaining second opinions, treatment options and fee estimate online.
Ken Cahill, CEO of SilverCloud Health, discusses the care gap in treating mental illness worldwide, pointing specifically to regions like the UK and US, and what can be done to close this gap. Silver Cloud offers support programs for a range of mental and behavioral health issues.