Non-Opioid Pain Options for Osteoarthritis (OA)

Flexion CEO Dr. Mike Clayman, discusses the company’s inflection year ahead, gene therapy, the importance of non-opioid options for people suffering from pain, and attracting/retaining talent in biotech/biopharma scene. Flexion is focused on advancing local therapies for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The company’s non-opioid pain treatment, Zilretta, is an FDA approved intra-articular (“in the joint”) injection for pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.

Read More

Teen Health Week

Dr. Jennifer Bateman, National VP of Youth Development for Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Dr. Laura Herrerra Scott VP of Medicaid Clinical Operations for Anthem, talk about the health program “Triple Play” that focuses on developing a youth’s mind, body and soul.   

Read More

CareVitality – Telehealth Management Services

Returning guest, Vanessa Rose Bisceglie, discusses the new law changes within MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) and how physicians can stay in compliance and earn the highest bonus in their medicare payment. She also discusses the telehealth care management services that they offer that assists patients between office visits.

Read More

Non-Drug Treatment for Migraine in Women

ElectroCore co-founder and senior executive advisor of Medical and Government Affairs, Dr. Peter Staats discusses new survey results that revealed a significant underutilization of non-drug treatment options for migraine among female patients and health care providers (HCPs). This survey showed that only 8% of HCPs reported treatment of patients with non-drug therapy.

Read More

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Dan Roberts, AMD Patient, Advocate & Founding Director of MD Support, Inc. and the International Macular Degeneration Support Group talks about his passion for educating others about AMD (Age-related macular degeneration). He also talks about how the Ellex 2RT®, a first of its kind laser treatment for macular degeneration, can improve the quality of life for patients with AMD and offer a solution to the burden of care placed on payers and society resulting from AMD.

Read More

Non-Opiod Pain Management With BUZZY

In this health supplier segment, pediatric emergency physician and pain specialist, Dr. Amy Baxter discusses the barriers to effective non-opioid pain management.  She has given up her practice to focus on devices she has invented to block out pain. She also talks about The Buzzy, which helps block needle pain for children. She is passionate about changing the pain treatment paradigm to include proven technologies like hers – and other non-pharma modalities – for the benefit of physicians, patient, and society as a whole.

Read More