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  • 01:01

    Powerful Patient meets Youth Services

    in Health

    Father Donald E. Mowery is the retired leader of Youth Services globally.  He has had a radio show, Talk it Out with Father Don, on WHBQ radio in Memphis, Tennessee, for the past 45 years.  This month Joyce Graff appeared on his show.  Joyce and Father Don have a great conversation about Powerful Patient and its mission, and also about Youth Services and its mission, highlighting many parallels.  In both cases, they work to empower people to work through the issues they cannot change and tackle constructively the things they can change.


    Learn more about Father Don.  A new book, Spiritual Networking, by Darrell B. Uselton and David Yawn, recounts the history of Youth Services in Memphis and worldwide.

  • 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.

  • Population Health and the Patient Experience: A Perfect Pair

    in Health

    Population health has arrived on the healthcare scene, and if we’re smart, we’ll make sure it’s here to stay. Susan Marks from Amati Health will talk with Singola Consulting about why it’s smart to move towards population health, what an effective strategy looks like, and how it benefits both healthcare organizations and the patient experience.

  • 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/

  • L*I*V*E On Air Readings

    in Spirituality

    L*I*V*E On Air Readings with popular Firefly Willows L*I*V*E host, HiC Luttmers ((r)Evolution and The Amethyst Oracle). Skype in or call 646.716.5510 during the show to receive a reading L*I*V*E on the air.

    • Tarot • Intuitive Coaching • Runes • Animal Medicine • Shamanic Coaching • Psychic Messages • I-Ching •

    Call or Skype in during the L*I*V*E show and receive a free reading. Got a question? Got a problem? Need some guidance?

    • Relationships • Money • Love • Career • Life Path •

    Bring a question, and we'll look at what guidance Spirit has to offer you.

  • 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, […]

  • 00:07

    Eazy-E Last Interview #STRAIGHTOUTTACOMPTON

    in Entertainment

    Eazy-E Talks About His Beef With Dr. Dre & Suge Knight


    Eazy-E Last Interview  #STRAIGHTOUTTACOMPTON


    Eric Lynn Wright (September 7, 1963 – March 26, 1995), better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta rap". He was born to Richard and Kathie Wright in Compton, California. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade, he supported himself primarily by selling drugs before investing in Ruthless Records and becoming a rapper. When Ruthless artist Ice Cube wrote "Boyz-n-the-Hood", Dr. Dre, Cube, and Eazy formed N.W.A. After DJ Yella, MC Ren, and Arabian Prince joined the group, N.W.A released N.W.A. and the Posse. In 1988, they released their most controversial album, Straight Outta Compton. The group released two more albums and then disbanded after Eazy released Dr. Dre from his contract.


    Eazy's main influences included 1970s funk groups, contemporary rappers, and comedians. When reviewing Eazy's albums, many critics noted his unique overall style, with Steve Huey of the All Music Guide remarking: "While his technical skills as a rapper were never the greatest, his distinctive delivery...over-the-top lyrics, and undeniable charisma made him a star."


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  • 02:01

    L*I*V*E On Air Readings

    in Lifestyle

    L*I*V*E On Air Readings with popular Firefly Willows L*I*V*E host, HiC Luttmers ((r)Evolution and The Amethyst Oracle). Skype in or call 646.716.5510 during the show to receive a reading L*I*V*E on the air.

    • Tarot • Intuitive Coaching • Runes • Animal Medicine • Shamanic Coaching • Psychic Messages • I-Ching •

    Call or Skype in during the L*I*V*E show and receive a free reading. Got a question? Got a problem? Need some guidance?

    • Relationships • Money • Love • Career • Life Path •

    Bring a question, and we'll look at what guidance Spirit has to offer you.

  • 00:33

    Pharma-Patient Collaboration

    in Business

    Activist Survey is a "Wake Up Call"


    Pharmaguy interviews Jack Barrette, CEO of WEGO Health, who summarizes the result of the Pharma Edition of the 2015 WEGO Health Patient Engagement Survey.

  • Welcome Robin Martinez

    in Health

    Mike Lawing has retired from Powerful Patient.  We wish him well in his new endeavors.


    Mike and Joyce welcome Robin Martinez as the new co-host of Powerful Patient.  Robin and Joyce talk about some of their new ideas and directions for the show and the advocacy efforts of Powerful Patient Inc.


    We hope that you will join us in welcoming Robin, in shaping the show, and in being a Powerful Patient.

  • 00:30

    Integrated Practice Marketing and Patient Relation Techniques

    in Health

    One of the biggest challenges facing the aesthetic practitioner is how to keep up with practice marketing and finding ways to integrate the many applications of internal and external marketing, along with social media outreach. Dr. Suneel Chilukuri is an internationally-recognized, board certified dermatologic surgeon who specializes in the Liquid Face Lift, a non-invasive face-lift technique, among other interesting and novel approaches to aging.  As a physician who likes to give individual attention to patients, finding a software solution that could help him continue to provide great service, develop better patient communication and increase overall practice efficiency was important. Integrating the AestheticLink software into his practice management system has allowed Dr. Chilukuri to keep his practice as up-to-date and cutting edge as the many diverse techniques he offers patients. This in-depth interview about how Dr. Chilukuri is optimally using AesthetiLink to enrich his practice is a MUST listen to episode. Dr. Chilukuri practices in Houston, TX. Learn more at www.refreshdermatology.com.