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Andrew Holmes on How to Improve Our Sleep

Thank you for reading Solving Healthcare Media with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng. This post is public so feel free to share it.SummaryIn this conversation, Andrew Holmes, a sleep expert, discusses the importance of sleep and provides tips for improving sleep quality and duration. He explains the impact of sleep apnea on metabolic health and highlights the need for timely access to sleep testing. Andrew also emphasizes the role of consistency in sleep routines and the importance of creating a sleep-friendly environment. He cautions against relying too heavily on supplements and encourages natural approaches to sleep improvement. In this conversation, Andrew Holmes, RPSGT, discusses various aspects of sleep testing and the importance of addressing sleep issues. He emphasizes the need to explore deeper into sleep problems rather than relying solely on supplements. The conversation also highlights the benefits of conducting sleep testing at home, reducing the burden on hospitals. The future of healthcare is seen to involve bringing more care into people's homes. Finally, Andrew provides information on how to access sleep testing and encourages individuals to advocate for their own healthcare.TakeawaysSleep apnea can have serious health consequences, including an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and congestive heart failure.Consistency in sleep routines, such as going to bed and waking up at the same time, is crucial for optimal sleep.Creating a sleep-friendly environment, including a cool and comfortable bedroom, can improve sleep quality.Avoiding caffeine and alcohol close to bedtime can help promote better sleep.Supplements like melatonin and magnesium may be helpful for some individuals, but should be used with caution and under the guidance of a healthcare professional. When addressing sleep issues, it is important to explore deeper into the problem rather than relying solely on supplements.Conducting sleep testing at home can reduce the burden on hospitals and provide a more natural environment for testing.The future of healthcare involves bringing more care into people's homes, including sleep testing.Individuals can advocate for their own healthcare and request sleep testing without a family physician.Chapters00:00 Introduction and Background05:23 Incidence of Sleep Apnea and Sleep Disorders08:18 Impact of Sleep Apnea on Metabolic Health13:22 Importance of Sleep for Overall Health and Performance16:33 Tips for Improving Sleep Quality and Duration25:26 Can You Catch Up on Sleep?31:37 Improving Sleep Quality36:04 Strategies for Falling Back Asleep39:27 Supplements for Sleep43:11 Exploring Deeper Sleep Issues44:16 The Future of Sleep Testing44:58 Accessing Sleep Testing Get full access to Solving Healthcare Media with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng at

82: Sympathetic Crashing Acute Pulmonary Edema: That Time My Patient Went From Stable A-Fib RVR to Intubated in 30 Minutes!

How does AFib RVR escalate into a life-threatening situation in just 30 minutes?Join host Sarah Lorenzini as she reflects on a perplexing case of sympathetic crashing acute pulmonary edema, also known as flash pulmonary edema. This patient’s rapid deterioration led to an emergency intubation that perplexed the rapid response team, but the patient's true condition became clear in hindsight.In this episode, Sarah walks us through the case, sharing the patient's presentation and medical history, how the team treated his symptoms, and why their initial interventions failed. She delves into the pathophysiology of SCAPE, the patient’s progression into sympathetic surge, and his ultimate treatment.Tune in to learn from Sarah’s look back at this patient story!Topics discussed in this episode:Sarah’s complex A-Fib RVR patient storyReflecting on the patient’s treatment and hindsight lessonsThe progression of sympathetic crashing acute pulmonary edema (SCAPE)Causes of SCAPE and stopping the spiral towards deathManaging SCAPE (what to and not to use)Case summary and key takeawaysMentioned in this episode:Coming Soon! Rapid Response Academy: The Heart and Science of Caring for the SickClick here to learn more about the community that Sarah is building: Rapid Response and Rescue Intro CourseCONNECT 📸Connect on Instagram: 📚Check out my course: 🧑‍💻Check out my website: 📬Subscribe to my newsletter: 🎁Affiliation and discounts: SAY THANKS 💜Leave a review on Apple Podcasts: 💚Leave a rating on Spotify: To get the FREE Rapid Response RN Assessment Guide and the coupon code for $10 off the cost of the course, message Sarah on Instagram @TheRapidResponseRN and type the word PODCAST! This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique
December 8, 2023 by Rapid Response RN

Becoming a Thought Leader w/Denice Brosseau

Charlene talks with Denise Brosseau, CEO of the Thought Leadership Lab, a company dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to build more influence, have more impact, and leave a legacy that matters. With over 20 years of experience in the field of leadership, thought leadership, and organizational development, Denise is a respected expert and speaker on the topics of personal branding, thought leadership, change management, and women’s leadership. Charlene and Denise discuss what thought leadership is, why nurses should become thought leaders, and how nurses can leverage their unique expertise to become thought leaders. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Denise Brosseau ( About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.

The Pros & Cons of Long Term Care Insurance

Nursing home stays can easily run over $100,000 per year. That cost is a big source of fear for older Americans, 70% of whom will need some form of long-term care. Long-term care insurance seems like a great answer. So why do only 3-4% of people have coverage?TOPICS(01:18) What is long-term care insurance?(04:07) Difference between healthcare and long-term care(06:56) Is the long-term care industry struggling?(08:26) What does $165,000 in coverage buy?(13:37) Mix of services getting more expensive(18:36) Why not treat the end of life with respect?🎙️⚕️ABOUT CARETALKCareTalk is a weekly podcast that provides an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare industry. Join co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Health Business Group) as they debate the latest in US healthcare news, business and policy.GET IN TOUCHBecome a CareTalk sponsorGuest appearance requestsVisit us on the webSubscribe to the CareTalk NewsletterShop official CareTalk merchFOLLOW CARETALKSpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsFollow us on LinkedIn#healthcare #healthcarepolicy #healthcarebusiness #healthcaretechnology #medicareadvantage #longtermcare #healthinsurance Support the showCareTalk: Healthcare. Unfiltered. is produced by Grippi Media Digital Marketing
December 8, 2023 by CareTalk Podcast

Navigating life’s crossroads: Change, accept, or leave

Join Deepti Gandhi, a family physician. We delve into the powerful mantra of "change, accept, or leave" and explore real-life scenarios where individuals are faced with this choice. Discover practical strategies, personal stories, and expert insights to help you navigate life's challenges effectively. Deepti Gandhi is a family physician. She discusses the KevinMD article, "Change, accept or leave: wisdom for physicians who feel stuck." Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company. Do you spend more time on administrative tasks like clinical documentation than you do with patients? You're not alone. Clinicians report spending up to two hours on administrative tasks for each hour of care provided. Nuance, a Microsoft company, is committed to helping clinicians restore the balance with Dragon Ambient eXperience – or DAX for short. DAX is an AI-powered, voice-enabled solution that helps physicians cut documentation time in half. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows. DAX Copilot can be easily enabled within the workflow of the Dragon Medical application to bring the power of ambient technology to more clinicians faster while leveraging the proven and powerful capabilities used by over 550,000 physicians. Explore DAX Copilot today. Visit to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo. Discover clinical documentation that writes itself and reclaim your work-life balance. VISIT SPONSOR → SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → Powered by CMEfy.
December 8, 2023 by The Podcast by KevinMD

How Charting Hacks Decrease NP Burnout and Increase Career Satisfaction

On episode 451 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Erica Dorn, APRN, a nurse practitioner, entrepreneur, and owner of The NP Charting School. Ms. Dorn teaches charting and time management hacks to help NPs avoid burnout and experience greater job satisfaction. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Erica discuss how the 15-minute visit and the demands of charting cause a lack of work-life balance and nurse practitioner burnout. Many APRNs stay late at work or bring charts home to catch up on documentation, and using smart phrases, practicing problem-focused chart notes, and other hacks can significantly reduce the charting burden. Erica D the NP is a family nurse practitioner and nurse practitioner charting coach. After overcoming burnout herself, Erica created The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner to help overwhelmed NPs create a better work-life balance and overcome burnout. Through this work, Erica realized that charting was the #1 cause of nurse practitioner burnout. So Erica created The Nurse Practitioner Charting School to be the one stop for all documentation resources created specifically for nurse practitioners. She now helps nurse practitioners improve their charting so they can STOP charting at home, create a better work-life balance, and overcome burnout. Connect with Erica Dorn: NP Charting School Facebook Instagram ----------- Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely fiancée, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot. The Nurse Keith Show is a proud member of The Health Podcast Network, one of the largest and fastest-growing collections of authoritative, high-quality podcasts taking on the tough topics in health and care with empathy, expertise, and a commitment to excellence. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media ringmaster and newsletter wrangler.
December 8, 2023 by The Nurse Keith Show

Keynote: Balancing Trust and Innovation in AI Technology With Dr. Peter Clardy

December 8, 2023: In this keynote, Dr. Pete Clardy, Senior Clinical Specialist at Google, discusses the evolving role of AI in healthcare. From his transition from a critical care physician to a tech expert, Clardy explores the impact of AI on medical data organization and patient care. How does AI reshape healthcare providers' approach to patient data? The conversation also delves into generative AI's potential in medical assessments and the crucial balance between technological innovation and data privacy. How can trust be built in clinicians towards AI technology? This discussion offers valuable insights into the future of healthcare in an AI-driven world.Key Points:Building Trust In AIData Privacy ConcernsGenerative AI ApplicationsTechnology RegulationsMeditech InnovationsSubscribe: This Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
December 8, 2023 by This Week Health: Conference

Differentiating Your Health Plan: Reimagining Your Provider Network Strategy

Leaders from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Highmark and Quest Analytics discuss the importance of a network provider strategy for health plans. To stay competitive and meet the evolving needs of their members, health plans are examining and reimagining their provider strategies.    By focusing on areas such as compliance, network adequacy, data integrity, and performance metrics, plans are redefining their own roles and enhancing quality and affordability for their members.   Panelists include: Steve Anderson, Vice President, Hospital Contracting & Network Administration, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan   Jim Brown, Vice President, Western Pennsylvania Operations and Strategic Priorities, Highmark Health   Steve Levin, CEO, Quest Analytics   Bios:   Quest Analytics sponsors this episode Quest Analytics’ software platform empowers you to analyze, expertly manage meticulously, and impeccably report on your provider network‘s adequacy and the provider data accuracy across your entire organization and all lines of business. You can trust them! CMS does, and they are among eight of the nation’s largest health plans that leverage its software and services, not to mention multiple state regulatory agencies and many of the nation’s leading health systems and provider groups. They manage, measure and monitor health plan network performance so that together, we can elevate the health of communities nationwide. They also enable health plans to differentiate their position in the marketplace through a vastly superior provider network. My words, not theirs, and I know I am simplifying things a bit …but think of them as the Kayak for physician quality and accessibility data. For more information, please visit the Quest Analytics website at     Connect with us on social media: Facebook: Instagram: LinkedIn: Twitter: TikTok:    
December 8, 2023 by Bright Spots in Healthcare

Evolving Security Measures to Meet the Changing Needs of Life Sciences and Health Care with Amit Chhikara, Principal at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Justin Rowe, Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP

One of the most significant cyber risks organizations consistently need to address is human error. In this episode, Amit Chhikara and Justin Rowe, Principal and Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, respectively, delve into cybersecurity and risk management in the life sciences and healthcare industries. They stress the significance of a robust identity program to bolster security and explore various trends and emerging technologies in cloud security and identity management. Furthermore, Amit and Justin highlight the distinctions in the cybersecurity journey between life sciences and healthcare organizations. They both advocate for a well-thought-out strategy and encourage organizations to prioritize the fundamentals over chasing after the latest trends. Tune in to discover how to enhance your organization's security posture in these critical industries and take your cybersecurity efforts to the next level! Resources: Connect with and follow Amit Chhikara on LinkedIn. Connect with and follow Justin Rowe on LinkedIn. Follow Deloitte on LinkedIn. Check out Deloitte’s website and learn about their latest innovations! Read about ransomware attacks in health care in this article Learn more about cloud cybersecurity in health care in this blog
December 7, 2023 by Outcomes Rocket

10 Years Later: A Health Tech Investor Reflects on Her Early Days at StartUp Health

Ten years ago, Irem Rami became one of the first Fellows to join StartUp Health. In her role she helped vet the very first companies to join our community. That was back when it seemed very audacious indeed to have a goal of supporting 1000 healthcare startups. A few years later and we’ve now welcomed 500 startups into the community and are still going strong. In that time Rami moved on, went to business school, and is now a principle health investor at Norwest, a $3B multi-stage fund. We called up Rami up for this StartUp Health NOW podcast episode to give us that decade look back – you know, it’s hard to understand where you’re going if you don’t know where you came from. She’s got a unique perspective on the durability of the StartUp Health vision and what it means to chase the same seemingly impossible dream for more than 10 years. We also wanted to hear Rami’s advice for health innovators seeking to raise funds in this difficult market. She evaluates opportunities on a daily basis and had some sage advice to share for our listeners. Enjoy the episode. — Innovators: Health Transformer University fuels your health moonshot Funders: Become a Health Moonshot Champion Want more content like this? You can subscribe to the podcast as well as other health innovation updates at Sign up for StartUp Health Insider™ to get funding insights, news, and special updates delivered to your inbox. Looking to break down health barriers? If you’re an entrepreneur or investor, contact us to learn how you can join our Health Equity Moonshot. Passionate about Type 1 diabetes? If you’re an entrepreneur or investor, contact us to learn how you can join our T1D Moonshot.
December 7, 2023 by StartUp Health NOW Podcast

Kathy Kaluhiokalani on innovation and impact (the equation of high growth companies that deliver within larger health systems is where the magic happens) || EP. 141

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Kathy Kaluhiokalani, Founder and CEO of Pip Care at HLTH 2023. This is the next episode of this Inspiring Women collaboration highlighting several of the ...

401 – Pioneering Responsible Telehealth Delivery in Stigmatised Conditions. Eucalyptus

In this episode of Talking HealthTech, Peter Birch leads a discussion with Dr Matthew Vickers, Angus Wood from Eucalyptus, and Tiffany Young. The episode delves into the effectiveness of using technology to provide real-time support and interventions, the advantages of telehealth digital platforms in delivering consistent quality care, and the urgent need to elevate standards in digital health to ensure safety and efficacy in managing chronic disease, men's health, and obesity management.Key Takeaways:The value of digital healthcare for stigmatised conditions: Eucalyptus focuses on managing stigmatised conditions, such as men's health, obesity, and fertility. Their digital clinics offer patients access to care, especially those who may struggle with access due to their remote location or discomfort discussing their conditions face to face with GPs.Quality care through comprehensive support: Eucalyptus provides not just consultations but also a wide range of services, including one-on-one email or telephone support, dieticians, and health coaching teams, creating a holistic care approach that aims for high-quality outcomes for patients.Safety and data security: Eucalyptus takes data security seriously and holds external accreditations, ensuring patient data privacy and security. Their rigorous focus on patient safety includes independent certification and clinical audits to ensure the delivery of safe and effective care.Timestamps:[00:00] - Introduction[02:45] - Overview of Eucalyptus and their Services[04:23] - Purpose and Focus of Eucalyptus[05:53] - Measuring Impact and Success[07:31] - Operational Perspective and Growth[08:58] - Transparency and Safety in Telehealth[15:26] - Patient Experience and Engagement with Eucalyptus[18:23] - Data Security and Safety [23:52] - Industry Engagement and Future RoadmapCheck out the episode and full show notes on the Talking HealthTech website.Loving the show? Leave us a review, and share it with someone who might get some value from it.Keen to take your healthtech to the next level? Become a THT+ Member for access to our online community forum, quarterly summits, and more exclusive content. For more information visit
December 7, 2023 by Talking HealthTech

Practical Considerations to Help Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Start and Stay on Non-Insulin Injectable Therapies

Debbie Hinnen APN, BC-ADM, CDCES, FAAN joins The Huddle to share her expertise and experiences starting patients with type 2 diabetes on injectable, non-insulin therapies. We will cover topics like how to have a conversation with someone who may have concerns about starting a patient on an injectable, setting realistic expectations, storage and side effects. Disclosures: Speaker/Consultant for Eli Lilly and Company, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk, Intuity This podcast was developed in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company. Resources: Download a patient-focused tipsheet that complements the topics covered in this podcast. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Triplitt & Solis-Herrera. The Diabetes Educator. 2015;41:S22 8. De Block et al., DOM. 2023;25:3 9. Frias et al., Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021;9:563 10. Jendle et al., Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2016;32:776 11. El Sayed et al., Diabetes Care. 2023;46:S140

Unlocking the Potential: How Venture Capital Reshapes Healthcare with Tom Kluz, a Managing Partner at Niterra Ventures

Venture capital is an instrument for impactful change across the entire healthcare value chain. In this episode, Tom Kluz, a Managing Partner at Niterra Ventures and a seasoned expert in healthcare venture capital, highlights the cross-pollination between healthcare and other industries, such as clean tech. Tom highlights the growing presence of individuals with deep tech backgrounds entering healthcare to catalyze transformative change, expressing a clear motivation to impact human lives directly. He explores the various challenges in healthcare, from legislative issues to economic perspectives, demonstrating a commitment to addressing its broken aspects. Furthermore, Tom shares insights from his podcast, where discussions center around the intersection of venture, health tech, and innovation. He also encourages entrepreneurs to persevere, assuring them that the right venture capital match will eventually materialize. Tune in and learn how innovation is shaping the future of healthcare and optimizing healthcare delivery! Resources:  Connect and follow Thomas Kluz on LinkedIn here. Learn more about projects at Niterra Group’s Venture Lab here. Follow Niterra Group’s Venture Lab on LinkedIn. Listen to Tom’s first podcast episode here! Buy Bill Reichert’s book, Getting to Wow, here.
December 7, 2023 by Outcomes Rocket
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