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See You Now

Inspiring stories highlighting innovative and human-centered solutions driven by nurses addressing today's most challenging healthcare problems.

The Healthtech VC

Featuring founders, investors and leaders in healthtech.

Digital Therapeutics Edition with Eugene Borukhovich

A Limited Series produced by Digital Health Today

A Health Podyssey

A Health Podyssey goes beyond the pages of Health Affairs to tell stories behind the research and share policy implications.

ACNL In Action: Lessons in Nursing Leadership

Nursing, leadership, and everything in between.

The Medical Management Podcast

The Medical Management Podcast is focused on helping medical practice managers level up their practice.

The Healthcare Solutions Project

The Healthcare Solutions Project features interviews with healthcare innovators.

Rural Health Rising

Rural Health Rising is a weekly podcast exploring the healthcare triumphs, challenges and opportunities facing rural America.

Tight Lipped

Storytelling podcast creating a public conversation about "private" pain.

Fearless Freedom with Dr. G

Are you worried about your wellness? Are you letting fear stop you from crushing your goals? If you answered yes to any or all of these, then this is the podcast for you.

Health Affairs This Week

Health Affairs editors discuss this week's most pressing health policy news.

The Healthcare Provider Happy Hour

A safe space, supporting healthcare providers' well-being so that they may better empower patient experiences.

The Healthcare QualityCast

An audio podcast spotlighting today's most exciting and inspiring professionals within the healthcare industry.

Day Zero

Exploring the Entrepreneurial Journey of Healthcare Founders.

On the Pulse

On this podcast, we will take a deep dive into the experiences of frontline providers and researchers. We’ll explore their insights and invaluable stories of how health care works in today’s world – both locally and globally.

AAOS Career Podcast

The Bone Beat, an orthopaedic podcast channel from AAOS

Nurse Leader Network

with Chris Recinos

What happens when you provide nurse leaders with tools to learn, share and connect?

HIMSSCast

A weekly news and analysis podcast from the folks behind Healthcare IT News, MobiHealthNews, and Healthcare Finance News.

The Kidney Connection

It's all connected.

AAOS Advocacy Podcast

Conversations on health policy issues affecting musculoskeletal care.

Once Upon A Gene

True stories of raising rare kiddos

COPD Podcast

A podcast miniseries about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Part of Health Unmuted.

People of Pathology Podcast

Interviews with people doing interesting things in pathology and related fields.

Bright Spots in Healthcare

Find a bright spot ... and clone it!

Prognosis Ohio

A podcast about health in Ohio.

FutureProofing Healthcare Podcast

We believe everyone should have equal access to healthcare.

The Untold Stories of American Healthcare

Revisiting healthcare's past will inform a better future.

HOT for your Health

HOT for Your Health is a fast paced, high energy, luxury lifestyle brand focusing on relentless health innovations.

CareTalk

Incisive debate on healthcare policy and politics - a no B.S. insider’s view of what works and what doesn’t in American healthcare.

The Gary Bisbee Show

The Gary Bisbee Show is a weekly podcast discussing how leading health system CEOs and healthcare leaders are navigating the evolving healthcare landscape while leading high-performing teams and driving innovation across the industry.

Tradeoffs

Long-time health care reporter Dan Gorenstein hosts an examination of health care, policy, and people; and the weighty decisions we all find ourselves faced with.

Digisection

The anatomy of digital health.

HealthXL – The Digital Health Podcast

A podcast dedicated to meeting the global movers and shakers of the Digital Health Community.

Digital Health 101

This podcast dives into the organizational and structural requirements for successful transformation to a new health paradigm.

Out of Patients with Matthew Zachary

A podcast that calls out all sorts of stupid BS in healthcare through raw conversations about advocacy, heroism, and the audacity of health. It is the voice of patient advocacy.

AMA Moving Medicine

AMA Moving Medicine highlights innovation and the emerging issues that impact physicians and public health today

Confessions of Health Geeks

A health industry podcast focused on technological innovations.

The Happy Nurse

Elaina Mullery promotes self-care strategies to her fellow nurses and healthcare workers.

Med Tech Monday

A podcast series covering Trends, Technologies, Entrepreneurship, and Innovations coming out of the Medical Technologies Space

Chasing Life

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is on a mission to help us approach our new normal mindfully, finding a balance between self-care and productivity, and talking to doctors and researchers about the surprising science behind how we can thrive.

The WoMed

The WoMed! Where host D (@dmmaltby) talks all things Women in Medicine and the bad ass things we’re doing outside of the medical community too!

StartUp Health NOW Podcast

StartUp Health NOW celebrates the innovators, industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are reimagining health and wellness.

FemTech Focus

Femtech experts talk about the innovative technology, services, and products that are improving women's health and wellness.

Powerful and Passionate Healthcare Professionals Podcast

Being a Powerhouse in Your Career and a Passionate Person in Life

The EntreMD Podcast

The EntreMD Podcast helps physicians embrace entrepreneurship so they can have the financial freedom to live life and practice medicine on their own terms.

Amplify Nursing

We showcase the powerful work nurses do each day. Join us in conversations with nurses leading the way in nursing science, policy and innovation.

NEJM This Week – Audio Summaries

New medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

The Real Chemistry Podcast

The Real Chemistry podcast connects the dots between our guests and the innovative work they do to show up and shape the future of healthcare.

Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast

Where healthcare leaders see their problems and challenges through a brand-new lens.

At the Core of Care

Pennsylvania nurses innovating for their communities

Elsevier Clinical Insights

Explore a range of the biggest and most impactful topics in health and medicine that affect us today

The Virtual Clinical Podcast

A weekly podcast supporting the student nurse and soon-to-be Registered Nurse with insights from members of the nursing community.

Oliver Wyman Health Podcast

Conversations with leaders pioneering healthcare market transformation

JAMA Editor’s Summary

Weekly Editors' Audio Summary for JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Femtech Insider

The makers and shakers who push the boundaries for advancements in women’s health every day

Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action

Explore the big ideas and breakthroughs happening at Vanderbilt Health

Uninvisible Pod

An award-winning health podcast about invisible & chronic illness & disability.

SoundPractice Podcast

The business podcast for physicians and health care leaders.

Mayo Clinic Talks

Stay on top of your practice with podcasts from colleagues at Mayo Clinic.

The Think Tank

On a mission to make healthcare easier, more collaborative and more rewarding.

The Handoff

Dive into the most pressing topics in nursing, from burnout and mental health to diversity in nursing to the latest clinical innovations.

The Nurse Keith Show

The Nurse Keith Show is an invaluable audio destination for ambitious, thoughtful, and forward-thinking 21st-century nurses.

Docs Outside The Box

Ordinary Doctors Doing Extraordinary Things

The Podcast by KevinMD

Social media's leading physician voice, Kevin Pho, MD, shares the stories of the many who intersect with our health care system but are rarely heard from. Welcome to The Podcast by KevinMD.

Impossible Healthcare

Two physicians who speak with thought leaders driving healthcare forward.

Outcomes Rocket

Solutions to Healthcare’s Problems

Health Unchained

Health Unchained hosts conversations with blockchain/healthcare professionals who are disrupting the health industry.

Patient Convert Podcast

Patient Convert Podcast delivers healthcare marketing insights and the latest digital strategies to help providers and health systems reach new patients.

Talking HealthTech

Discussions with doctors, developers and decision-makers in Australian HealthTech

A Sherpa’s Guide to Innovation

The Innovation Engine at Atrium Health

DOCSF – Digital Orthopaedics Conference San Francisco

Bridging the worlds of digital health and clinical orthopaedics to catalyze the adoption of technology in musculoskeletal care

Frontiers Health Podcast

Discover and enjoy some of the key sessions from the Frontiers Health Conference.

CNS Summit Podcast

Collaborating for Novel Solutions, Shaping the Future

Creating a New Healthcare

A podcast series for Primary Care Physician leaders who are looking for fresh perspectives, new solutions and inspiration in their journey to advance value-based care.

HIT Like a Girl

Amplifying the voices and achievements of women in Health IT

This Week In Health IT

For the Next Generation of Health IT Leaders

Faces of Digital Health

A podcast about digital health and how healthcare systems adopt technologies.

Passionate Pioneers with Mike Biselli

Conversations with the innovators, game changers, and PIONEERS who are deeply passionate and relentless in solving the problems that our world is facing!

The Redox Podcast

Explore some of the biggest problems in healthcare, and hear from industry leaders about how technology is being deployed to solve them.

Doctor Me First Podcast

Authentic conversations between female physicians that encourage, inspire and go beyond just medicine.

Digital Health Today – Asia Pacific Edition with Tony Estrella

Join host Tony Estrella in Singapore as he speaks to leaders and organizations driving health innovation and transformation in Asia Pacific.

Shot of Digital Health Therapy

Meticulously Unproduced - by Eugene Borukhovich and Jim Joyce

Digital Health Today 360° with Dan Kendall

Digital Health Today features the innovators, leaders and pioneers transforming health and wellness.

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Will the COVID Omicron variant change the world again?

"The variant keeps me up at night a little bit because it has 32 mutations in the spike protein, in contrast to the Delta mutation. But it's not just the mutations. In terms of biological plausibility, it's plausible that it could be more evasive against immunity. Not just vaccines, but potentially reinfection. What really worries me is seeing the signals line up in the wrong way. It first started in Botswana, but it's surging not just in one part of South Africa, but across six different provinces in South Africa, all at once." Eric Feigl-Ding is an epidemiologist and health economist. He can be reached on Twitter @DrEricDing. He shares his story and discusses the new COVID Omicron variant. 
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Australian Healthcare, Co-design and AI (Marie Johnson)

Marie is the CEO of the Centre for Digital Business. She is a writer, commentator and international speaker on artificial intelligence, digital transformation, cyber, technology, ethics and the human experience. Marie’s expertise is the human interface in complex servicing systems. She is the co-creator of Nadia, the first AI digital human for service delivery and the creator of the AI digital human cardiac coach. She has a rish career behind her - she led the collaborative development of Microsoft’s global e-government strategy, led business authentication, business digital identity and professional digital credential initiatives, was Chief Technology Architect (CTA) of the Australian Government Health and Human Services Access Card program. In this episode, Marie talks about healthcare in Australia, how can we make AI solutions such as coaches more human and her thoughts regarding the future development of AI for healthcare. More episodes: www.facesofdigitalhealth.com Leave a rating or a review: lovethepodcast.com/facesofdigitalhealth
November 26, 2021
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Grieving our collective loss with compassion

"Cultivating compassion for ourselves and others is a practice in which we release judgment, anger and heal our emotional wounds. We can then move forward to a version of a better world where we have evolved to a new beginning. Change is always happening, and that is our constant. What we focus on while it happens is what will determine how much we will suffer or thrive as we go through it. So, as we emerge through this time, whether as a health care worker, a parent, a newlywed or whatever your role is, let us stay present in what we have gained and be hopeful of the world that we will create tomorrow. Let us focus not on what seems to be an obvious loss or grieving process but one in which we can find introspection, wisdom, strength, and a new set of purpose. It is in this that we can evolve personally and as a collective. It is not easy. There is a lot of discomfort in shedding our old self and grieving our collective loss. Yet if we do this with compassion, we can find comfort knowing hope is waiting for us on the other side." Diana Londoño is a urologist. She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "Grieving our collective loss with compassion." (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/11/grieving-our-collective-loss-with-compassion.html)
November 26, 2021
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Revisiting streamlined consumer blood testing — with David Stein

While the world has been glued to Elizabeth Holmes' trial, the digital health startup world hasn't given up on the original dream of Theranos: convenient, accessible, low-cost blood testing available at retail locations in the community. In today's HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock checks in with David Stein, CEO of Babson Diagnostics. The company has developed a low-volume blood test that can be operated without a phlebotomist and can perform a large panel of often-requested diagnostics. Jonah and David discuss why this technology is important, how it works, and what it's like to operate in this space when the wounds from the Theranos scandal are still fresh.Talking points:Babson’s pitch (and the elephant in the room)Doing accessible blood testing “without cheats”Partnering with retailers, Siemens, and BDInnovating the blood draw itself, and why its importantInnovating the logistics of the testing industryA win-win for consumers, payers, providers, and retailersHow easy consumer blood testing can fit into other virtual care trendsThe impact of the Theranos scandal on the blood testing industryHow Babson approaches innovation at scaleConsumer blood testing and health equityHelping people take control of their own healthIntegrating point solutions into one healthcare ecosystemMore about this episode:Theranos whistleblower talks ethics in health tech startupsTime for Innovation in Blood Testing Technology (from Babson's website)'Omnichannel' is the new watchword as big tech, retail get serious about healthcareBlood testing startup partners with Israel’s Sheba Medical Center to support COVID-19 quarantine measures
November 26, 2021
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Turkey Soup for the Soul and Stories About Rare Unicorns Who Show Up in Our Lives with Tyra Skibington and Tracey Beckett

ONCE UPON A GENE - EPISODE 110 Turkey Soup for the Soul and Stories About Rare Unicorns Who Show Up in Our Lives In this special Thanksgiving episode, Tyra Skibington and Tracey Beckett share stories of rare unicorns— people who go above and beyond in the rare disease community. Sam's Day A story of a Christmas tree farmer named Ted who makes it possible for kids to spend a day on the farm with their families, enjoying wheelchair accessible hayrides, hot chocolate, and choosing their special Christmas tree. A Beautiful Gift A friend offered a stay at her ski resort condo over the New Year holiday. It was a beautiful gift and was just what the family needed to slow down, recharge, heal and connect.  Craig When a family is blessed with a vehicle when they need it most, a chain of giving follows, bringing this story of generosity and kindness full circle. A Lesson in Friendship When a new girl moves into the neighborhood, her mother shows her the value and importance of being a good friend.  Our Daughter Harper A story of Dr. Harper, who went above and beyond when a couple received an in-utero diagnosis. She helped them through their early diagnosis with kindness, empathy and respect. A Little Goes a Long Way Surrounded by medical staff, two in particular go above and beyond and stand out among the rest. It's the little things like good coffee and a special visit that make a hospital stay a little better for Jordan and her mom. Darby's Birthday Every year, a Certified Education Assistant delivers a custom jacket to Darby on her birthday which has been modified to be easily worn.  A New Bike A story of angels gifting money to build a bike made especially for Ford. The donated bike makes Ford happy, but has also helped Ford to build muscles in his legs. Abby's Blessings A true unicorn friend, Abby's thoughtfulness, wisdom, kind and energetic spirit blesses those around her. LINKS & RESOURCES MENTIONED Move 2 Advocate https://move2advocate.com/ Freedom Concepts https://www.freedomconcepts.com TUNE INTO THE ONCE UPON A GENE PODCAST Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/5Htr9lt5vXGG3ac6enxLQ7 Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/once-upon-a-gene/id1485249347 Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/once-upon-a-gene Overcast https://overcast.fm/itunes1485249347/once-upon-a-gene CONNECT WITH EFFIE PARKS Website https://effieparks.com/ Twitter https://twitter.com/OnceUponAGene Instagram https://www.instagram.com/onceuponagene.podcast/?hl=en Built Ford Tough Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1877643259173346/
November 25, 2021
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Vax On: Thanksgiving Is Back!

In this episode, Matthew Zachary, Elura Nanos, and guest Amanda Ferraro discuss what they are thankful for, what they’ll be eating on Thanksgiving day, and how to avoid contracting COVID-19.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
November 25, 2021
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37: A Special Thanksgiving

In This Episode:The days are shorter and colder, but this second COVID-19 thanksgiving is much more hopeful than last year’s. At Think Medium we are thankful for many things. We are thankful for the healthcare workers who provided stellar care during such a stressful time. We are thankful that the percentage of our fellow Americans having been vaccinated continues to increase. And we are thankful to you, our audience, for being a part of our amazing journey. For this holiday episode, we asked leaders what they are thankful for and happiest about this Thanksgiving. Key Insights:Thank You Vaccines. Julie Yoo, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz and co-founder of Kyruus, shared that she is thankful for the advancement in mRNA vaccine technology and vaccine delivery. (1:50)Thank You (Almost) Normalcy. Matthew Dicks is a storytelling coach, bestselling author, and elementary school teacher. He is thankful that some aspects of life, such as teaching in person, have returned close to normal. (2:32)Thank You Science. Ruth Williams-Brinkley, President of Mid-Atlantic States at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, shared her thankfulness for her family, friends, frontline workers, and researchers that developed the vaccines. (4:05)Thank You Life. Lieutenant General Scott Dingle is the Surgeon General of the United States Army and the Commanding General for the Army Medical Command. He is thankful for his health, family, and opportunity to serve Army Medicine. (8:09)
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To Aaron Rodgers, from a physician and Packers fan

"Mr. Rodgers, I’m glad you’re feeling well. This isn’t altogether unsurprising given your younger age and elite physical fitness (though cases in young unvaccinated people can and have become severe) and I hope you continue to feel well as you quarantine. The medical and scientific community works on data, lots and lots of data. The process of running clinical trials and publishing data is rigorously vetted and peer-reviewed. We do not have good data that supports the use of ivermectin. In fact, a couple of preprint studies have been removed from the internet due to inaccuracy and flaws in their data. Furthermore, I fear you are missing — and propagating — a very important point. We don’t just get vaccinated for ourselves, but for the greater good. As I’ve said, I’m glad you’re feeling well. As an unvaccinated young, healthy person you pose a greater risk of spreading the virus to the portion of the very young, very old, and immunocompromised population who do not share in your level of fitness than if you were fully vaccinated, especially with the travel required of you and going maskless. Some of these people make up your fan base. As someone who has been part of a team for his whole life, I wish you would see these individuals as part of your larger “team.” We have to all be in this together to achieve our goals of herd immunity just as you have had to work together with your teammates to win games and titles. I wish Mr. Rodgers a speedy recovery and hope he uses this time to reevaluate some of his recent statements and their possible repercussions. I’ll be watching and cheering on Jordan Love and the rest of the team." Allison Neitzel is a physician and public health student. She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "To Aaron Rodgers, from a physician and Packers fan." (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/11/to-aaron-rodgers-from-a-physician-and-packers-fan.html)
November 25, 2021
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Using AI in the Operating Room

In this episode, we are privileged to host Sanjeev Agrawal, President and CEO at LeanTaas. This is a healthcare software company that increases patient access to medical care. When Stefano first met Sanjeev at the first DocSF Conference, the company was just a start-up. Today, the company has grown into an established and well-funded company that is changing how we manage hospitals across the country.   Sanjeev recounts his healthcare entrepreneurial journal, which began when his team successfully solved a Stanford Cancer Institute problem. He discusses machine learning applications and gives excellent real-world examples of problems where machine learning can be applied. We also tackled the data they are looking for to solve problems and where machine learning is going in the future.    This conversation is fascinating, not just on how to solve complex healthcare problems utilizing accurate data, because there's more to it than that, so make sure to tune in!   About Sanjeev Agrawal Sanjeev serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer for LeanTaaS. Sanjeev was Google's first Head of Product Marketing. Since then, he has led three successful startups - CEO at Aloqa (acquired by Motorola), VP Products & Marketing at TellMe Networks (acquired by Microsoft), and Founder & CEO at Collegefeed (acquired by After College).   Sanjeev graduated with a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He started his career at McKinsey & Company and Cisco Systems before joining Google. Sanjeev is a Forbes contributor and also writes on his blog at http://medium.com/@saagrawa. He is an avid squash player and has been named by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the top entrepreneurs innovating in Healthcare.    Key Takeaways:  LeanTaas cannot create volume, but it can help clinics and hospitals optimize patients physicians should be seeing.   The EHR has a historical record of all surgeries performed in the past by the block owner.  90% of a data science problem is the data. So science is important until you can extract meaning from it.   Most healthcare visits are not so simple.   Small data can make a world of difference.   Once you have clean data, then you can apply your algorithm.    Resources Website: https://leantaas.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanjeevagrawal2007/ Twitter: @saagrawa
November 24, 2021
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Shot of #DigitalHealth Therapy – Charlie Hartwell

In this Thanksgiving addition of #TheShot of #DigitalHealth Therapy, Jim Joyce and I had the pleasure of hosting Charlie Hartwell, Managing Director of Bridge Builders Collaborative and an early investor in Happify Health Headspace Inc. Pear Therapeutics and many more... and he is the first one on #TheShot that has been through 14 different industries.. wow 🧘🏻‍♀️ Why invest in global movements and revolutions? 🧘🏻‍♀️ Gateway drug to higher self-consciousness? 🧘🏻‍♀️ Current healthcare system has a "savior" model 🧘🏻‍♀️ Music as medicine 🧘🏻‍♀️ FHA - Federal Healing Administration? coined here first Jim Joyce? 🧘🏻‍♀️ oh and.. Collaboration is how you create change Fun mentions as always: Ofer Leidner Matthew Holt (just for fun) Corey McCann Oskar Kiwic, MD Richard Hanbury
November 24, 2021
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194 – Using open innovation to build partnerships; John Gordon, Pfizer

As a start-up, have you ever wondered what it would be like to partner with a global brand such as Pfizer? Well, now you have the opportunity to find out. In this episode, you will learn all about Pfizer’s healthcare Hub that gives startups a chance to scale up into the global scene.
November 24, 2021
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Reinventing undergarments for Patients who Require Catheters and Leg Bags Following Life-Altering Surgeries and Recovery with Brian Mohika, CEO at CathWear LLC

There are many ways to impact healthcare and it is our guest’s mission to enlighten other nursing students to show that other options are available. In this episode of the Outcomes Rocket Nursing podcast, we are honored to interview Brian Mohika, CEO at CathWear LLC. Cathwear is a revolutionary undergarment system for catheter and/or drainage leg bag needs. Brian discusses the pain point that CathWear solves. He shares how it improves the patient’s medical condition and quality of life. He also talks of the value of nurses in medical invention, the unique vantage point nurses offer, and the need for nurses to be on the table. You’ll also hear Brian’s thoughts on success, learning from mistakes, what truly matters in life, and more. This is an inspiring interview and Brian dropped a lot of gems so make sure to tune in!
November 24, 2021
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NEJM This Week — November 25, 2021

Featuring articles on spinal or general anesthesia for hip surgery, HIF-2α inhibition in von Hippel–Lindau disease, live birth after genetic testing for aneuploidy, belzutifan in the Pacak–Zhuang syndrome, and on responsible innovation in reproductive medicine; a review article on osteosarcoma; a case report of a man with pain and erythema of the left hand; and Perspective articles on why aducanumab is priced at $56,000 per patient, on Medicare coverage of aducanumab, and on the little things. Supplement to the New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 385, No. 22.
November 24, 2021
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140: Rare Diseases Lesotho Founder Nthabeleng Ramoeli

Nthabeleng Ramoeli was born in the small southern African country of Lesotho. At the age of 12, she began to experience chronic pain and subluxation of her joints, in addition to extreme skin elasticity, GI and lung issues, and anapyhlaxis. These symptoms persisted through her admittance to university, where test after test came back inconclusive. So, she began her own research…and stumbled upon Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). While her diagnosis was eventually confirmed, none of the practitioners in her region knew what EDS was — or how to treat it. She found herself arguing with doctors every time she had contact with the medical system, as most couldn’t admit the limit of their own skills and knowledge. In 2014, she was in an accident in which she sustained over 10 broken bones down her spine, among other injuries. A spinal specialist informed her that EDS had saved her life: her joints were so hypermobile, the impact hadn’t shattered her spinal cord…and while she spent close to a year in rehabilitation, she can walk again today. In 2017, she founded Rare Diseases Lesotho Association (RDLA) in order to serve others living with rare disease in her corner of the world — by raising awareness, providing care and education services, and bringing those who feel alone into community. In 2020, this led to the creation of the Rare Diseases African Alliance, which also includes the Rare Diseases Namibian Alliance. As an activist and advocate for EDS and other rare diseases, Nthabeleng has found ways to cope with her diagnosis despite the hardships she faces — and is fueled by helping others live as comfortably and fully as possible with rare disease. Tune in as Nthabeleng shares: when she first started experiencing symptoms of EDS, and how she was diagnosed how she struggled with doctors who didn’t understand her diagnosis and treatment how her constellation of symptoms finally made sense when she discovered EDS in her research her experience in a psychiatric hospital, which further proved her diagnosis was not in her head the degree to which her organs are involved in her EDS type how her diagnosis has impacted her relationships how and why she founded RDLA how disability has transformed her presence in the world how you can support RDLA’s efforts her advice for others living with invisible disability
November 24, 2021
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Ignoring jaw pain comes at too high a price

"The COVID-19 pandemic challenged health care systems and patients’ personal economic capacity, leading to approximately six million adults losing their dental insurance. Additionally, the World Health Organization and the American Dental Association recommended dentists to limit their practices to emergency and urgent dental care. In the list of these diagnoses requiring emergency care, jaw pain (temporomandibular disorder (TMD) that includes several clinical problems involving the temporomandibular joint and group of muscles that help with chewing and other associated structures), was not included. This is not acceptable." Soumya Padala is a craniofacial orthodontist. She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "Delta surge warning: Ignoring jaw pain comes at too high a price." (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/08/delta-surge-warning-ignoring-jaw-pain-comes-at-too-high-a-price.html)
November 24, 2021
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