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  • 00:31

    e-Patient Dave says "Let Patients Help!"

    in Health

    Dave deBronkart has a well-earned reputation as an e-Patient.  An internationally recognized speaker, author, and health policy advisor, he has words of strength for patients for sure.  


    In addition, he works with physicians, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies to help them Let Patients Help!


    When most manufacturers decide to create a new product, they do market research and conduct focus groups to determine in advance what the consumers want.


    In medicine, it's mostly about what the doctors want.


    But the doctors are not the end-user consumers in medicine, they are talented and experienced personnel, but the end-user consumers are the patients.


    Come hear what Dave believes are the many ways that Patients can help improve healthcare.


    See also Dave's new book, Let Patients Help! A patient engagement handbook - how doctors, nurses, patients and caregivers can partner for better health care.  http://www.epatientdave.com/let-patients-help/


    Audio clip credits:


    Gimme My DaM Data – Maastricht, 2011


    Posted by WellApps, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b4li7N_7Ck


    Music Video by the Collaborative Agency Group, 2013


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqJKTWYHf4s

  • 00:31

    Empowered Patient Coalition

    in Health

    Mike and Joyce speak with Dr. Julia Hallisy about The Empowered Patient Coalition: providing healthcare improvement and patient safety tools directly to consumers.


    http://empoweredpatientcoalition.org


    About Dr. Hallisy:


    Dr. Julia Hallisy obtained her BS in Biological Science from the University of San Francisco in 1984 and a second Bachelor’s degree from the University of California in Dental Sciences. In 1988, Dr. Hallisy received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry. Since that time, she has been a full-time practicing San Francisco dentist.

    Her second child, Katherine Eileen, was diagnosed at five months of age with bilateral retinoblastoma. Dealing with her daughter’s life-threatening diagnosis, the many recurrences of cancer, and the subsequent treatments for the malignant and aggressive tumors marked the beginning an almost 20-year involvement in our healthcare system. The unique combination of her scientific training, her work as a healthcare provider, and guiding a child through a chronic illness has afforded her invaluable insight as an advocate for patients.
      
    Dr. Hallisy began to research the topic of patient safety in 1998. She has lobbied for health care reform in Washington, DC with Consumer’s Union.

    Dr. Hallisy is committed to and passionate about the subjects of patient safety, health care reform and medical error reduction. She is the founder and president of The Empowered Patient Coalition.

    Dr. Hallisy was born and raised in San Francisco, where she lives with her husband, John Hallisy, and their two sons, Daniel and Kevin. The Hallisy’s ten-year old daughter, Kate, lost her life-long battle with cancer in February 2000.

  • 00:40

    e-Patient Dave/Bionic Eye: Mayo Clinic Radio

    in Health

    In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that's changing. On this week's program, we explore "participatory medicine" with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, Jr., talks about the bionic eye, […]

  • 00:32

    e-Patients Live Longer

    in Health

    Dr. Nancy Finn has written a sequel to her book, ePatients Live Longer.  Joyce and Mike speak with her about the new edition, and what she has learned since the writing of her earlier book.  How does it help a patient to do some research, get engaged, and advocate for him or herself?


    See Nancy's website at http://healthcarebasicsinfo.com/

  • 00:21

    Senator Adlai E Stevenson III

    in Politics

    If you care about the state of the world today, you will want to be sure to hear what one of our most renowned and favorite guests, Senator Adlai E. Stevenson III, has to say as he shares his thoughts on vitally important topics that impact us all.

  • 01:00

    Patient Praises and Updates from Around the Country

    in Health

    The TEAM WORK READY RADIO SHOW is hosted by Jeff Rose, Ms. Carmen Watkins, Frankie Sanders, Mrs. Pamela Rose, and others plus great guests.


    SPECIAL GUEST CO-HOST: Carl Eatmon - TWR Regional Vice-President


    Segment 1: "Frankie Sanders on the Road"


    Segment 2: "Patient Praises from Around the Country"


    Segment 3: "Carmen Watkins on the Road / More Patient Praises"


    Segment 4: "Patient Praise and Other Updates"


    Team Work Ready, 877-983-2696 or 713-661-2100, www.TeamWorkReady.com

  • 00:34

    The Three Pillars of Sanofi's Patient-Centric Strategy

    in Business

    Input, Solutions, Culture


    Pharmaguy interviews Anne C. Beal, MD, MPH, Chief Patient Officer, Sanofi, and Melva T. Covington, MPH, MBA., PhD, Project Leader, Research and Develooment, Sanofi. They talk about their roles in bringing the patient perspective into Sanofi's work to advance Sanofi's ability to deliver health care solutions that matter most to patients and those who care for them.


    Questions/Topics of Discussion



    How do you define "Patient-Centricity?"
    Tell us more about the three pillars of Sanofi's Patient-Centric Strategy. How do you get patients' input? Do you have any patient advocates on your team who are not physicians but who have worked extensively with patients?
    Are we talking only about patient-centricity in the context of research & development? What about corporate and marketing communications?
    What's the most difficult hurdle for pharma to overcome to be truly patient-centric?
    Why did Sanofi create the role of "Chief Patient Officer?" How is it different from "Chief Medical Officer?" What do you do as Sanofi's Chief Patient Officer? Can you relate a case study which demonstrates how you implemented your strategy?
    What other pharmaceutical companies have Chief Patient Officers? Do they all have similar roles? Will all pharma companies follow?

  • 00:30

    BACK TO NEW USES FOR VITAMIN E...AND PREGNANCY FACTS

    in Nutrition

    WHAT'S A PREGNANT MOM TO DO??  WHAT TO TAKE OR NOT??  IS MY OB/GYNE GIVING ME ALL THE TIPS I NEED AS FAR AS EATING AND EXERCISE AND SUPPLEMENTS?  AND NOW VITAMIN E TO ENHANCE MUSCLE TONE..TUNE IN

  • 01:01

    A & E Fantasy Sports Show: Fantasy Baseball Week 6 Preview

    in Sports

    DraftSmashers Radio, a proud member of the Fantasy Sports Podcast Association,  airs live every Wednesday night at 7:30 eastern. Hosted by Anthony Aniano from rotoballer.com and fantasyvalet.com and Eric Corsini the guys bring you all the latest in the world of fantasy sports. On tonight's episode the topics include the week 6 waiver wire and who you should add/drop and hold on to. We will also look at some players who are red hot and if we trust their recent success. The phone lines are open at 347-838-8088 or join us in the chat room all night. Follow us on facebook at DraftSmashers Fantasy Sports Radio and twitter @AAnianoFantasy. You can hear DraftSmashers Radio on blogtalkradio.com, draftsmashers.com, fantasyhelp.com, and our newest affiliate dynastysportsempire.com. We are also available on Itunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/draftsmashers-radio/id849932273?mt=2

  • 00:30

    MORE NEW USES FOR VITAMIN E!! NEW INFO FOR PREGNANCY

    in Nutrition

    IS FOLIC ACID THE MAIN THING PREGNANT WOMEN NEED??   HOW IMPORTANT ARE OTHER NUTRIENTS?  AND NEW INFO ON VITAMIN E AND MUSCLE TONING...WE CAN ALL USE THAT..

  • 01:59

    PSHRadio Speaks To Dr. Barry E. Taff

    in Paranormal

    Dr. Barry E. Taff, who holds a doctorate in psychophysiology with a minor in biomedical engineering, is a world-renowned parapsychologist who worked out of UCLA’s former Parapsychology Laboratory from 1969 through 1978 as a research associate.  During his four-decade career, Dr. Taff has investigated more than 4,500 cases of ghosts, hauntings, poltergeists and conducted extensive studies in telepathy and precognition, eventually developing the initial protocols and methodologies for what was later termed “remote viewing”.  He also, was himself, investigated as a psychic subject, the results of which were published in Behavioral Neuropsychiatry, “A Laboratory Investigation of Telepathy: The Study of A Psychic”, Vol. 6, Nos. 1-12, April-December 1974-January-March, 1975.  


    One of the cases Dr. Taff investigated in 1974 gained international fame as the book and motion picture, The Entity, starring Barbara Hershey and Ron Silver, released by Fox in 1983.  Dr. Taff served as technical advisor on The Entity as well as being represented in the film by the character “Gene Kraft”. What’s unknown by the media is the fact that, in real life, The Entity followed its female victim for quite some time after our initial investigation, continuing its vociferous nature. Doris Bither died in 1999 of cardiopulmonary arrest at the age of 58.