In this captivating episode of Solving Healthcare, your host, Dr. K, engages in an enlightening conversation with the accomplished Lydia Di Francesco. With over 12 years of experience in the wellness industry, Lydia serves as the CEO and Employee Wellness Specialist at Fit + Healthy 365. Tune in as Lydia generously imparts her extensive wisdom on holistic well-being, tackling burnout both personally and within our teams, fostering self-upliftment, discovering joy, and offering a wealth of invaluable advice to empower us all to achieve more!Listen now on Apple & SpotifySPONSORBetterHelp is the largest online counseling platform worldwide. They change the way people get help with facing life's challenges by providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to a licensed therapist. BetterHelp makes professional counselling available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone.Sign up HERE for 10% off | Use discount code “solvinghealthcare”OFFERSThank you for reading Solving Healthcare Media with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng. This post is public so feel free to share it.Solving Healthcare Media with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Get full access to Solving Healthcare Media with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng at kwadcast.substack.com/subscribe
December 5, 2023
Hosts: Sanj Kakar, M.D., @sanjkakar | Dawn R. Davis, M.D.
Guests: Brian T. Carlsen, M.D.| Sharonne N. Hayes, M.D.
Health care professionals often struggle with personal well-being due to career demands. There are simple and straightforward ways to improve well-being despite a demanding profession. We welcome you to learn from two Mayo Clinic physicians who share their personal journeys and suggestions for well-being.
Watch the full episode here: https://ce.mayo.edu/internal-medicine/content/taking-care-your-personal-well-being-their-own-words
Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.
December 5, 2023
Crank up the Salt-N-Pepa, friends, cuz Your Doctor Friends are TALKIN SEX, BABY!
In all seriousness, Your Doctor Friends think that healthcare providers can do a better job making sexual health education and treatment more accessible and less stigmatized. Sexual health concerns, and sexual dysfunction are so prevalent, and deserve meaningful, evidence-based treatment strategies within reach.
So let's break down some stigma, and have a candid conversation about all things SEX!
We are so happy to welcome our guest, and expert in all things sexual health, Lyndsey Harper, MD, FACOG!
Dr. Harper completed her OB-GYN residency in 2011 at Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas, Texas, saw patients in private practice for seven years, and is now an OB-GYN hospitalist.
Dr. Harper is Associate Professor of OB-GYN for Texas A&M College of Medicine, a Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health.
She is also the Founder and CEO of Rosy, which is a resource to connect the 84 million women in the US with sexual problems with hope, community, and research-backed solutions to improve their lives.
She has been named Forbes Top 53 Women Disrupting Healthcare, People Newspapers’ 20 Under 40, a Top Innovator in North Texas for 2020 and a DBJ Top Woman in Tech.
And hey! Here's a special promotion just for our listeners!
Get Rosy's Silver Membership (which includes all of Rosy's educational content, full access to the erotica library, and a personalized daily Wellness Plan) FREE FOR ONE MONTH by clicking this ROSY LINK or by going to meetrosy.com and using the promo code 'DOCTORFRIENDS'.
Resources in this episode include:
Dr. Harper's Texas A&M University bio page.
The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health webpage.
"A Tired Woman's Guide to Passionate Sex" by Laurie Mintz, PhD.
"Becoming Cliterate" also by Laurie Mintz, PhD.
"Come As You Are" by Emily Nagoski, PhD.
A recent New York Times article titled "8 Sex Myths That Experts Wish Would Go Away".
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December 5, 2023
In this episode, Joy and Genein Letford, CAFFE Strategies Founder and CEO, delve into the complexities of healthcare and the need for creativity and innovation in the field. Genein Letford, an educator, speaker, author and corporate trainer, discusses her unique perspective on healthcare and intercultural creativity. She emphasizes the importance of creativity and cultural competency, as well as the impact of leaders' mindsets on their teams. The discussion explores how AI and technology can complement human creativity rather than replace it, and it touches on the distinction between the brain and the mind. This episode provides valuable insights into the evolving landscape of healthcare and the role of creativity in addressing its challenges.
December 5, 2023
Solid executive leadership is essential to the success of any hospital, but the job of a rural hospital president is unique with its own set of challenges and opportunities. So, how do rural hospital presidents set the stage for the future and lead their organizations with purpose?
On today’s episode, hosts JJ and Rachel talk with Helen Johnson, president of Sparrow Eaton Hospital, about stepping into her role as a rural hospital president.
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Audio Engineering & Original Music by Kenji Ulmer
-| This episode originally aired on September 21, 2023 on Rural Health Rising. Listen, follow and subscribe at here.
-| The Healthcare Leader Podcast Channel is produced with support from Provider Solutions & Development, expert recruitment advisors helping physicians navigate their next career move. Learn more about their work by visiting healthpodcastnetwork.com/psd
December 5, 2023
In honor of Gift of Sight month we're replaying this insightful episode with Mark Wuttke, CEO of Dopavision. In their own words, Dopavision is pioneering the development of innovative solutions that target the eye’s innate dopamine pathway to address unmet needs in ophthalmology using digitally delivered light.
The background to Dopavision
The pediatric Myopia vs adult Myopia markets
Patient experience using Dopavision
Changes to clinical trials and the mechanism of action
Plans for commercialization
Potential future applications to other ophthalmological conditions and neurological conditions
The future of OTC vs Rx
Guest Links and Resources:
Connect with Mark Wuttke on LinkedIn
Listen to Digital Therapeutics for Pediatrics, Oncology and Managing Pain with Francesca Wuttke
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Connect with Chandana Fitzgerald, MD: Twitter | LinkedIn
Connect with YourCoach.health: Website | Twitter
Check out Shot of Digital Health with Eugene and Jim Joyce: Website | Podcast App
HealthXL: Website | Twitter | Join an Event
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December 5, 2023
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths in the uterus that can cause pelvic pain and debilitating periods. Up to 80% of women may experience fibroids before the age of 50, but this condition remains under-researched and misunderstood. In this episode, Tanika Gray Valbrun joins to discuss uterine fibroid facts and share hope for women grappling with this condition. She tells her story, voicing her commitment to raising awareness through her organization, The White Dress Project. Tanika leads the conversation about patient-doctor communication, listening to women’s voices, and the importance of community support. We discuss the link between black women and fibroids, and consider why there remains a lack of research in women’s reproductive health.Tanika Gray Valbrun is the Founder and Senior Advocate of The White Dress Project, a non-profit organization committed to spreading uterine fibroids awareness. Ms. Valbrun is an award-winning journalist, educator, and non-profit founder with a passion for women’s health. She works with doctors, health advocates, and elected officials across the country to get legislation passed, including having July declared as “Fibroids Awareness Month.”Discussed in this episode:Facts about uterine fibroidsTanika’s experience of uterine fibroids, surgery, and advocacyRacial disparities regarding uterine fibroidsPatient advocacy when communicating with healthcare providersUterine fibroid treatment optionsChallenges in women’s health research today The White Dress Project and its influence on women’s access to uterine fibroid support“I always say that a patient's story is data, especially with something like uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or PCOS. There are variations in how it can show up in your body.” - Tanika Gray ValbrunRelated to this episode:Related Episode: Uterine Fibroids and Heavy PeriodsRelated Episode: Uterine Fibroids | Minimally Invasive Surgeon Dr. Jessica Opoku-AnaneRelated Episode: Uterine Fibroids and the Need for Better Standard of CareThe White Dress Project: www.thewhitedressproject.org White Dress Project Instagram: @wecanwearwhite Tankika’s Instagram: @tgvwearswhiteTwitter: @wecan_wearwhiteFacebook/Meta: The White Dress Project: We CAN Wear WhiteMentioned: 'Sex Matters' by Dr. Allison McGregorAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: www.acog.org Recommended Books on Your Body and Menstrual...
December 5, 2023
December 5: Today on TownHall, Brett Oliver, Family Physician and Chief Medical Information Officer at Baptist Health talks with Christopher McGhee, CEO at Current Health. Post pandemic, how has the at-home market evolved and what are its current challenges? The conversation raises thought-provoking questions: As health systems' financial situations are challenged, are we seeing a cooling of interest in care at home or is it a transition period to a better, more efficient future? How can healthcare organizations adapt to these shifts, preparing for the future without compromising the present? Are bricks-and-mortar health systems ready to offer more consumer-centric services?Subscribe: This Week HealthTwitter: This Week HealthLinkedIn: Week HealthDonate: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer
December 5, 2023
In this episode, I emphasized the value of embracing flexible career paths rather than fixating on meticulously laid out plans. I delve into the prevalent sentiment among healthcare professionals, including myself, of feeling the need to tightly control career outcomes, which often leads to unnecessary stress and worry. Drawing from my own experiences and insights gleaned from successful professionals, I highlight the nonlinear nature of success in nursing and the futility of trying to micromanage every aspect of our journey. Instead, I urge listeners to cultivate resilience and adaptability, empowering themselves to navigate discomfort and change while centering on an internal locus of control—managing our thoughts, emotions, and actions.Throughout the discussion, I underscore the significance of remaining open to diverse opportunities that align with our evolving personal and professional needs. I stress the importance of being receptive to change and varying pathways, recognizing that a rigid approach seldom aligns with the dynamic nature of our careers. I advocate for a mindset that embraces uncertainty and seeks growth through embracing diverse opportunities.The crucial role resilience plays in our pursuit of fulfilling careers and lives. It emphasizes that developing comfort in discomfort is pivotal, serving as a prerequisite for achieving our aspirations. By fostering resilience and a willingness to adapt, we can chart our course towards our dream careers while navigating the unpredictable nature of our professional journeys.Key takeaways:01:29 The Illusion of Control and the Importance of Flexibility03:01 The Power of Diverse Experiences: A Case Study04:55 The Pitfalls of Linear Thinking in Career Progression05:30 Embracing Change and the Grief Process07:27 The Role of Discomfort in Achieving Goals08:25 The Importance of Critical Thinking and Emotional Resilience09:18 Creating Your Own Path and Embracing Opportunities10:36 The Role of Emotions in Pursuing Your Goals13:56 The Power of Failure and Rejection in Personal Growth14:47 Conclusion: Discomfort as the Currency of Your DreamsWant to land your graduate nursing role with ease?Didn't land your grad? Want to guarantee yourself a job? Join GCLP round 2 here!Download Our Free Job Application Guide Here!Download our Free Interview Guide Here!CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHINGWant to discuss your situation with Liam?👇☎️ Book a call with LiamFollow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. (You must answer all questions to be admitted).Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
December 4, 2023