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You’ve heard the phrase, “Physician Heal Thyself but the truth is that many physicians are too busy seeing patients and working long hours to take care of themselves. The result is physicians who are tired, unhappy, over weight and have health problems. It’s important to learn the tools necessary to be a happy and healthy healer. Join Kimberly and her guest Susie Garcia, who will be giving some great advice on how physicians can improve their health, happiness and lifestyle with limited time and a busy medical practice. Susie is an award-winning Dietitian who helps people to address better food habits, and healthier living. Her vision is to inspire and empower everyone she meets to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Susie is the Founder and Owner of Nutrition for Your Lifestyle in the San Francisco Bay Area and provides international consulting services to individuals and business. Susie is a #1 International Best Selling author, speaker, and nutrition expert and is the co-author of Psyched to be Skinny and Start Right Marketing. Susie has appeared on ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliate television stations, NPR affiliate Radio, internet radio and filmed over twenty healthy cooking videos for eHow.com. She is a Nutrition Subject Matter Expert for the recently launched app, HiQ, (Health IQ), a Silicon Valley start-up on a mission to increase the health literacy of the world. Susie’s VIP coaching program for doctors is designed to improve energy levels, performance and productivity. For more info on Susie you can visit her website http://thesusiegarcia.com Email: Susie@TheSusieGarcia.com or call 925.386.6743
The Wisconsin EMS Live broadcast on Tuesday, April 14 is dedicated to Community Paramedicine and recent action by the Physicians Advisory Committee.
The CommunityParamedicine conversation will run from 9:00 to 9:40 a.m. Our guests include Minnesota Ambulance Association’s Buck McAlpin, PAAW President Patrick Ryan, and city of Milwaukee Fire Department’s Michael Wright. All three are deeply involved in CP and building the infrastructure to deliver it the right way here in Wisconsin. Like anything new or evolving some education and learning is required to move forward, and there will be many questions to ask and answer.
Community Paramedicine programs have been evolving in Minnesota, Colorado and Texas. An architect in Minnesota’s CP development is Buck McAlpin, director of government affairs for the Minnesota Ambulance Association and North Memorial Medical Transportation in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. Given his experience in leading CP concepts in Minnesota, McAlpin’s knowledge and expertise is being sought nationally, to include by the Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin.
At 9:40 a.m. we’ll be joined by Dr. Suzanne Martens, Chair of the Physicians Advisory Committee. Her group recently recommended use of nitrous oxide as an option to control pain management at the Advanced EMT level and higher. Another recommendation is allowing one paramedic and one trained airway technician to perform a medication assisted advanced airway procedure that under current situations requires two paramedics.
As always, the live show offers caller questions. Make sure to listen live on your phone or any internet connected device on Tuesday, April 14 starting at 9:00 a.m. central time and lasting 60 minutes.
Dr. Richard Weiskopf will speak about his experiences as a member of Physicians for Social Responsibility and his involvement in peace activities in Central New York and abroad.
Survey Reveals Physicians Prefer Filtered Sunshine
A conversation with Michaeline Daboul, CEO of MMIS, about her company's third annual survey of doctors and their knowledge of the Sunshine Act. The survey found that physicians are actually less informed than they were one year ago.
Bye-Bye Eric Holder! America's first African-Anerican Attorney Geneneral is vacating his office. The liberal left is in a panic; conservatives are asking "What took you so long?"
Why did Holder resign? Why now? Who will Obama nominate to replace him?
The speculations are going wild!
So Long, Marcus Welby, MD: Today's Health Care Is Suffocating Independent Physicians and How Some Changed to Thrive, addresses the most pressing issues facing U.S. doctors, and how the landscape is dramatically changing for them.
Steve Jacob, former nationally syndicated healthcare columnist and founding editor of D Healthcare Daily will be joining us to discuss the issue that is changing the way doctors practice and how your healthcare may change.
- Why physician autonomy is under siege and morale is declining
- Texas: A last bastion for independent physicians
- Medical stagnation: Survey says most physicians would not recommend a career in medicine
- Why physician suicide rate is higher than any other profession
- Why medical care is the leading cause of bankruptcy in U.S.
- How rising medical expenses are consuming a growing proportion of household budgets
- How 30 million more insured Americans will impact the unchanged provider base
- The high stakes of getting patients engaged in their health
- Why physicians aren’t talking to patients about the ACA
This and more at 8AM-10AM EST this morning "In the Pickle Barrel
If employers want to maintain or reduce healthcare spending, one of the best places to start is with employees’ use of hospitals. The long-time mantra in addressing health care costs is to keep employees out of emergency rooms, avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and, if an employee or their dependent is admitted, get them out of the hospital as quickly as possible.
A growing number of employers and insurance companies are using different strategies to direct employees to the best care, including concierge medicine and virtual-physician-diagnostic services for minor medical conditions.
Join the CoHealth community as we talk with Alan Roga (StatDoctors) and Natalie Hodge (PersonalMedicinePlus) -- two physicians who are changing how and where physicians meet patients, including via virtual, computer-based visits, mobile apps and concierge services.
Dr Synonymous (Pat Jonas, MD) reviews the recent OAFP Annual Meeting, then comments on Direct Primary Care issues of interest to Family Physicians. He gets philosophical (no surprise) about the role of the Family Physician including some comments about the "Myth and the Magic of Family Medicine"
Check it out. And Twitter photos from the OAFP meeting at #Ohioafp. You'll see Dr Jonas (48th President of OAFP) in more than ten selfies with other leaders.
We will be reviewing the stories affecting trucking today and hoping some drivers will join us for a discussion regarding how enforcement of the sleep apnea rules are affecting them and what they are doing to comply with the physician's recommendation. Are there more 3 month med cards being issued? Are the physicians over stepping their authority? Did FMCSA not give enough guidance to physicians? Have you tried to be proactive and address any issues prior to going for your DOT physical? What's working, what's not? Have you searched the web for miracles? Why is it that many drivers have bad eating habits, lack of time to exercise or just plain can't pass physicals? Drivers? Companies? DOT? Physicians? Truck Stops? I believe all share the responsibility. Let's discuss it?
DISCLAIMER: We do not pretend to have all the answers nor know all the regulations, rules and rights. Remember states have the right to adopt all or some of the Federal Regulations so you must know your state laws as well as the Federal laws. We offer an arena to discuss both our and your experiences and best practices. Please keep in mind our goal is to improve the safety of our highways and byways across our great nation. We humbly defer to the regulatory agencies both state and federal to help all of us be the safest we can be.
We encourage everyone to contact the appropriate regulatory agency directly, however if you are not comfortable doing that please contact the Safety Mentor.
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Joseph Gonzales, R.D., is a staff dietician for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nationwide organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research. As staff dietician, Mr. Gonzales conducts clinical research studies in weight loss, diabetes reversal, and pain management. Joseph also provides dietary guidance to employees in corporate wellness and spearheaded Food for Life, a program designed by the Physician’s Committee to promote cancer prevention and survival through a better understanding of cancer causes, particularly the link between nutrition and cancer. For more information, please visit www.pcrm.org
Author, consultant, counselor and speaker Erica Spiegelman is helping change lives by working with individuals on personal growth, by treating the Mind, Body and Spirit. Erica is the founder of ericaspiegelman.com, a multi-media health platform and blog. Ms. Spiegelman provides consulting and counseling solutions on how to live healthy. She treats the whole person, providing them with tools on how to reach emotional, mental and physical freedom. Erica provides information on how to rewire one’s brain to live more authentically and end substance abuse. She shares this insight directly to clients, consumers and industry professionals via her blog, monthly newsletters, speaking engagements, live events and soon to be published book.
Jeanine Finelli is a Certified Health Coach and Speaker with a private counseling practice. She is the host of Love Yourself to Health blog talk radio and works alongside skilled executive wellness physicians in Cary, North Carolina. She conducts private phone sessions for clients nationwide, and believes in practicing what she preaches. Jeanine's two children are all the reason she needs to leave a legacy of wellness behind her.
Cassandra Bielas - Dating Expert & Producer of "What She Said"
YOUR PATH TO HEALTHIER DENTISTRY: A Holistic Approach to Keeping Your Teeth for a Lifetime
Health-conscious people will be living longer, healthier lives. Keeping your teeth for that lengthily life can be a challenge. More than that, however, when we’re exposed to decades of mercury fillings, toxic root-canals, chronic gum disease, and had our teeth whittled down to nubs for old fashioned crowns, can begin to challenge our physical well-being.
Join as we speak with Alex Shvartsman, DDS, ND who graduated from the Alleman-Deliperi Center for Biomimetic Dentistry and is finishing his Accreditation with the IAMOT, as he shares his approach Healthier Dentistry and minimally invasive-tooth conserving techniques and technology. He is the author of Your Path to Healthier Dentistry: A Holistic Approach To Keeping Your Teeth For A Lifetime.
Meet Dr. Shvartsman and other top integrative, holistic, wellness-oriented, and prevention minded physicians, authors and celebrities from around the world at the upcoming NAVELexpo!
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