EPISODES

Episode 24: Connecting Healthcare Executives to Healthcare Solutions One of the best ways for healthcare leaders to gain knowledge and learn best practices is through conversations with their peers. However, it’s often difficult to arrange these types of conversations. Hays Waldrop, Founder and President of the Institute of Healthcare Executives and Suppliers, has made it his …

Episode 23 part 2: Cycle of Patient Care During a COVID Surge COVID causes tremendous downstream impact within a healthcare system. It means that healthcare professionals are working 24/7 to care for all the patients who come in. It means that treatment of other patients — for example, those who are chronically ill or who …

Episode 23 part 1: Cycle of Patient Care During a COVID Surge On an average day, there are usually 1,400 beds in operation across the Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Florida. During the first wave of COVID last summer, the hospital exceeded that capacity with 1,600 patients. Florida is now in the midst of another COVID wave. …

Episode 22: Focusing on Positivity & Optimism in Challenging Times Medical staff have been put through the ringer over the last year. Hospital systems have experienced economic challenges, a reduction in workforce, and of course, the continuing challenges related to COVID. With all that is going on, keeping morale high might seem like a gargantuan …

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 …

Episode 20: From COVID to Loa Loa: The Fight Against Infectious Diseases Infectious disease is a broad category. There are a lot of tropical diseases out there, and any part of the body can become infected. But according to today’s healthcare hero, that’s also what makes it the most interesting field of medicine. Co-host Olivia D’Angelo has …

Episode 19: Introducing Our New Co-Host: Olivia D’Angelo In this special episode, we introduce a new co-host into the mix — Olivia D’Angelo, Division Vice President, Neurology, at Jackson & Coker. Olivia shares: Why she’s passionate about healthcare Why past episodes have resonated with her What she will bring to the show To hear this interview and …

Episode 18: Servant Leadership: A System’s Approach to Crisis Some of the most successful healthcare leaders embrace servant leadership. In a crisis, there’s no better approach for rallying your team behind a cause. In today’s episode, Dr. Jeremy Blanchard, System Chief Medical Officer at North Mississippi Health Services, explains why vulnerability, humility, and a willingness to follow …

Episode 17: Ingenuity & Dedication During Challenging Times Misinformation continues to crop up around the world regarding COVID-19. To set the record straight, we talk with two heroic experts who have dedicated their lives to the study and treatment of infectious diseases: Dr. Supriya Mannepalli, Medical Director for Infectious Diseases, and Sandy Bozarth, MSN, RN, …

Episode 16: Mental Health: Caring for the Medical Community Mental health issues–burnout, depression, anxiety, and suicide–are multiplying in the medical community. And the stresses of COVID have only exacerbated what was already a worrisome trend.  In this episode, Dr. Kellie Stecher, Co-Founder & President of Patient Care Heroes, shares what she has been doing to …