• 00:31

    Health Care Reform with Jane Cooper President and CEO of Patient Care

    in Business

    Jane Cooper is founder, President and CEO of Patient Care, the nation’s leading advocacy company, based in Milwaukee, WI.  The company began operations in August, 2001 and helped create the advocacy industry. Patient Care currently provides services for over 1 million members across the country.


    Jane is a pioneer in health care reform.  Her company equips consumers with information needed to make informed decisions.   Her experience indicates when given cost and quality information consumers make better choices saving themselves and us money.  

  • 00:47

    Rescheduled----Dialysis Technician and Author Cassia Hill on Better Patient Care

    in Health

    Due to studio difficulties this was rescheduled for October 2, 2014


    Cassia Hill started as a dialysis assistant in 2007 and in 2008
    was promoted to a dialysis technician. Cassia's number one priority is
    making sure that each patient that she has in her care is really handled
    professionally in every way and the result is her patients appreciate her
    so much. She has created a book called Expert Tips on Becoming A Dialysis
    Technician. It is designed to give all those interested in becoming a
    dialysis technician tips on how to be a real professional in a dialysis
    environment, this book is also good for technicians that desire to brush up
    on their skills. Her book explores ways to handle a patient in the best way
    possible, do's and don'ts, how to listen to the patient and so much more.
    Cassia knows this book will give great insight to dialysis patients and
    will inspire new or experienced dialysis technicians to be the best
    professional ever.

  • 01:00

    Improving Patient Care

    in Health

    Mary Andrus from Easter Seals and the Partnership to Improve Patient Care will speak with Joyce about the new efforts in Washington to compare effectiveness and improve patient care. Bring us your questions!

  • 00:31

    How Use of Electronics in Medical Practice Affects Patient Care

    in Management

    Today we are excited to welcome Sue Jacques, The Civility CEO who will be helping us understand how the use of electronics in medical practice affects patient care. She is a well-known and highly-regarded writer for Physician's Practice and the Huffington Post, as well as other publications. Her expertise is in Business Etiquette but she's also a keynote speaker, corporate facilitator and professionalism coach. 

  • 00:02

    Dialysis Technician and Author Cassia Hill on Better Patient Care

    in Health

    Cassia started as a dialysis assistant in 2007 and in 2008
    was promoted to a dialysis technician. Cassia's number one priority is
    making sure that each patient that she has in her care is really handled
    professionally in every way and the result is her patients appreciate her
    so much. She has created a book called Expert Tips on Becoming A Dialysis
    Technician. It is designed to give all those interested in becoming a
    dialysis technician tips on how to be a real professional in a dialysis
    environment, this book is also good for technicians that desire to brush up
    on their skills. Her book explores ways to handle a patient in the best way
    possible, do's and don'ts, how to listen to the patient and so much more.
    Cassia knows this book will give great insight to dialysis patients and
    will inspire new or experienced dialysis technicians to be the best
    professional ever.

  • 00:59

    Does Rural EMS Have A Patient Care Advantage?

    in Education

    When thinking about rural EMS systems compared to an urban setting. Does the rural setting have certain advantages? What about disadvantages? Issues like available resources, transport times, volunteers, skills frequency and others can play a role in overall patient care.
    So what are your thoughts? Do these two systems differ? Are they similar enough not to matter in the long run?
    Join us for this episode and give your experiences in the chat room or call in toll free.

  • 00:18

    The Future of Nursing and Diversity Leadership with Deborah Washington

    in Health

    Healthcare is dependent on the many factors that facilitate premiere quality care. From physicians to hospital directors, these factors are an essential part of improving patient care. Nurses, play a critical role in this cycle- one that is itself dependent on education and advanced skills. 


    In this episode we will be discussing the future of nursing as well as minority leadership. We’ll be discussing what it takes to be profiled as a Nurse Leader and how you can become a mover and shaker in nursing.


    Our guest today is Deborah Washington is the Director of Diversity Patient Care Services. She is the recipient of several awards including National Finalist and Nurse of the Year for Advancing and Leading the Profession, awarded by Nursing Spectrum in 2007. Deborah holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Nursing from Boston University and Boston College, respectively.

  • 00:32

    Meaningful Use and Electronic Health Records

    in Health

    Joyce and Mike speak with Dr. Joshua Seidman about the concept of "Meaningful Use" in healthcare and how it can be used along with electronic health records (EHR) to improve patient care.


    Dr. Seidman is Vice President in charge of Payment and Delivery Reform at Avalere Health.  He is also the Immediate Past President of the Society for Participatory Medicine.


    Previouslyt, Seidman was the Director of Meaningful Use at the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. At ONC, Dr. Seidman guided development of resources that helped providers become meaningful users of HIT, and helped to evolve meaningful use practice and policy. During nearly two decades in health care, Seidman has focused on: quality measurement and improvement; the intersection of e-health and health services research; and structuring consumer e-health interventions to support improved health behaviors and informed decision making.


    Before that, Seidman was the founding President of the Center for Information Therapy, which advanced the practice and science of delivering tailored information to consumers to help them make better health decisions and lead healthier lives. At the IxCenter, Seidman focused on stimulating innovation, diffusing best practices, and evangelizing for a patient-centered orientation to implementation of HIT applications.


    See also e-patients.net and http://participatorymedicine.org

  • 00:31

    How To Pay For Long Term Care: Funding Options

    in Health

    In this episode of The Fischer Report, host Tony Fischer, will be covering the different funding options for long term care.  Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, Medicaid Waiver, Non-Profit, Long Term Care Insurance and Third Party Health care insurance will be covered.


    After listening to this general overview you will understand the differences between the funding sources, how to apply and where to get help applying. 


    Stay connect to The Fischer Report and the Care Radio Network by following us on Facebook and Twitter.  @fischerreport @careradio


    You can also catch other episodes of The Fischer Report right here on Blog Talk Radio.


    We hope you enjoy this audio resource. 


     

  • 00:50

    Small Changes Big Shifts - Just What the Patient Ordered with Dr. Mark Laney

    in Health

    Dr. Mark Laney, President and CEO of Mosaic Life Care joins Dr. Michelle Robin on this week’s Small Changes Big Shifts


    Mosaic Life Care represents a new type of health care. Created with the patients’ needs in mind, it offers  same-day appointments, extended clinic hours to fit busy schedules and caregivers that not only treat you when you’re sick, but take the time to help you live life to the fullest. It’s just what the patient ordered.


    Mosaic Life Care is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This relationship allows collaboration with Mayo Clinic specialists as needed.


    Dr. Laney joined Mosaic Life Care in 2009 as the president and CEO. Prior to Mosaic Life Care, Dr. Laney served for 15 years at Cook Children's Health Care System as the Cook Children's Physician Network president.

  • 01:01

    Comfort Cases for Children in Foster Care: It Takes a Village!

    in Self Help

     


    Comfort Cases for Children in Foster Care: It Takes a Village!   Join Us!


    We often take our lives for granted.  There are children across the United States that drifts from pillar to post daily.  Ideally when we imagine childhood, we envision smiling faces and endless giggles.  However, this is not always the actuality for countless youth.  Children are experiencing the unthinkable.  We must open our minds and hearts to this crude reality. Tonight Kathy Jackson the "Pajama Drive" Mom and Rob Scheer, Founder/CEO of Comfort Cases will share how they combat the dilemma.


    Knowledge Always Empowers!


    So, Let’s Talk!


    Questions for the guest can be answered live or text them to me Sheba Holly at 202 288 0676.


    Learn More About Pajama Drive and Comfort Cases:  


    Kathy Jackson  Pajama Drive


    KJacksondc@yahoo.com


     


     


     

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