Episode 41: Providing Affordable Care with Population Health Outreach

Episode 41: Providing Affordable Care with Population Health Outreach

How do you provide healthcare to someone who can’t afford it, is unable to travel, or lacks any trust in health practitioners? From mental health to discrimination, COVID-19 exposed the flaws and disparities that exist in healthcare, leaving many to look for solutions to these problems.

In today’s episode, Dr. Alexander Salerno, Physician at Salerno Medical Associates LLP, gives a glimpse into his early career in medicine and the selfless ways he and his team are improving the health of urban communities through population health outreach programs and affordable healthcare. Join us as we discuss: Community focused health programs Providing care in HUD housing. The disparities in healthcare

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Episode 33: Everyday Health: Inspiring and Empowering People to Live Their Healthiest Lives w/ Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy

Episode 33: Everyday Health: Inspiring and Empowering People to Live Their Healthiest Lives w/ Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy

Websites like Everyday Health serve a valuable purpose: They empower patients with the information necessary to have richer and more efficient conversations with their doctors.

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy, Chief Medical Editor and VP of Medical Affairs at Everyday Health, about the world of medical journalism—how topics are chosen, how content is vetted, and how to determine whether online content is trustworthy.

We discuss:

  • How the medical review process occurs on Everyday Health
  • The seasonal topics that consumers want to learn about
  • What’s in store for Everyday Health in 2022
  • How to find trustworthy medical content online

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Episode 21: Pharmacology, COVID & the Future of Medical Treatment

Episode 21: Pharmacology, COVID & the Future of Medical Treatment

Medication regimens can at times be extremely complex and scary for patients. It can be helpful to have a guide — someone who can explain what they are taking, why they are taking it, and what side effects might occur. That’s where the pharmacologist comes in to save the day.

In this episode, Dr. Becky Bean, Senior Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Novant Health, explains the important role pharmacologists play in a patient’s treatment.

Topics covered:

  • The deeper dives of a doctorate pharmacology program
  • The pharmacist’s role in COVID treatment
  • Precision medicine, digital care technology, and the future of medical treatment
  • Health equity

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Episode 13: COVID-19’s Impact on Under-Resourced Communities

Episode 13: COVID-19's Impact on Under-Resourced Communities

Bridging healthcare gaps in underserved communities comes with unique challenges, including socio-economic misalignment. In today’s episode, Rashard Johnson, President at Advocate Aurora Health and I unpack what this means and how they are addressing on the southside of Chicago.

We discuss:

  • Experiencing and responding to the pandemic at Advocate Aurora Health
  • Awareness and protection of mental health among team members
  • The impact of George Floyd’s death on healthcare teams
  • Accommodating and embracing difficult conversations
  • Why underserved and black communities are at greater risk of succumbing to COVID-19
  • Pros and cons of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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