Rank #1: American College of Physician Policy Recommendations for Reducing Gun-Related Injuries and Deaths in the U.S.
Gun violence continues to be a major health care issue. What can physicians and other health care providers do to reduce firearms-related violence? Host Dr. Maurice Pickard welcomes Dr. David Fleming, the 2014-2015 President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation's largest medical specialty organization. Dr Fleming discusses the ACP's new policy paper, Reducing Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths in the United States, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. This paper offers strategies to address the societal, health care, and regulatory barriers to reducing firearms-related violence, injuries, and deaths in the United States.
Dr. Fleming is Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, where he also serves as Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of the MU Center for Health Ethics.
Jul 25 2014
Rank #2: Beyond the "Barebones" of Osteoporosis Management
Dr. Prathima Setty welcomes Dr. Ethel Siris, the Madeline C. Stabile Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, and the Director of the Toni Stabile Osteoporosis Center of the Columbia University Medical Center. Their discussion focuses on updated indications and assessments for confirming diagnoses of osteoporosis and recommended approaches to treatment in mild to severe cases.
The interview was conducted live at The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) meeting. Founded in 1989, NAMS is North America's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause and healthy aging. Its multidisciplinary membership of 2,000 leaders in the field-including clinical and basic science experts from medicine, nursing, sociology, psychology, nutrition, anthropology, epidemiology, pharmacy, and education-makes NAMS uniquely qualified to serve as the definitive resource for health professionals and the public for accurate, unbiased information about menopause and healthy aging To learn more about NAMS, visit www.menopause.org.
Nov 24 2014
Rank #3: Post-Menopause Vaginal Health Issues & Treatment
Issues of vaginal health are commonly seen in post-menopausal women, breast cancer survivors and women who have had a hysterectomy. According to the US Census Bureau there are nearly 46M women between the ages of 50 and 80, and over 2.8M breast cancer survivors. Existing treatments for post-menopause vaginal health can be time intensive or messy, or contraindicated for health reasons. They also can have numerous side-effects and offer only marginal improvement -- according to a doctor associated with the study.
Host Dr. Prathima Setty welcomes Dr. Mickey Karram, Director of Fellowship Program on Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Karram will share preliminary findings from a trail evaluating laser treatment on post-menopausal women and breast cancer survivors experiencing vaginal health issues.
Supported by an Educational Grant from BD Diagnostics.
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Feb 11 2015
Rank #4: Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements: The "Real Scoop" on Evidence
Guest: Mark Moyad, MD, MPH
This discussion focuses on the current state of evidence behind vitamins, herbs, and supplements in popular demand. What does the latest research recommend for use, and what should we be avoiding? Featured is Dr. Mark Moyad, the Jenkins/Pokempner Director of Preventive & Complementary Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr, Brian McDonough hosts.
Jul 26 2012
Rank #5: The Fertility Nurses Forum: A Review
It is important for fertility nurses to ensure that the patient is well-informed of the probable cause(s) of infertility, the treatment options available, and the risks and benefits of those therapies. Program Director of the upcoming 1st Annual Fertility Nurses Forum, Monica Moore, MSN, RNC addresses some common questions and issues facing fertility nurses. Monica is a nurse practitioner and nurse manager at RMA of Connecticut in Nowalk, Connecticut.
This Clinician's Roundtable segment is sponsored by Omnia Education
May 06 2013
Rank #6: The Art of Headache Medicine: Utilizing Multiple Pathways to Treatment
Guest: Lawrence Robbins, MD
With all headache patients being unique, it's important to come up with an individualized treatment plan. But how do you go about doing that?
Joining Dr. Andrew Wilner is Dr. Lawrence Robbins, Director of the Robbins Headache Clinic in Riverwood, Illinois, to discuss the different approaches you can take when selecting acute, preventive, and behavioral therapies for migraine patients.
May 02 2018
Rank #7: The Impact of the Medical-Loss Ratio
Host: Bruce Japsen
Consumer groups for decades have criticized and wondered how much money health insurance companies actually spend on medical care. Under the health care reform law, they will actually come closer to knowing thanks to the so-called medical-loss ratio provisions of the legislation. Host Bruce Japsen talks with Washington and Lee University School of Law health reform expert Timothy Jost about the impact medical-loss ratio rules will have on physicians and their patients.
Jan 05 2011
Rank #8: Medical Care on the Job: Physician Assistants in Occupational Medicine
Host: Lisa Dandrea Lenell, PA-C, MPAS, MBA
How do employees working in large facilities know it's safe to return to work after being injured on the job? More than likely they must get clearance from one of the 2000 physician assistants working in occupational medicine across the country. Jack Lasoski, director of health services for the United States Enrichment Corporation in Paducah Kentucky, joins host Lisa Dandrea Lenell to talk about the history of PAs in occupational medicine, the typical day of a PA in this field, and the challenges and changes taking place within the specialty.
Jan 11 2010
Rank #9: Medical Missions: First Do No Harm?
Guest: Lawrence Loh, MD
Almost two-thirds of medical students expect to join a medical mission during medical school and their medical early careers. Yet despite positive intent, such short-term experiences may exacerbate global health inequities and even cause harm.
Dr. Lawrence Loh, Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, joins host Dr. Andrew Wilner to talk about the benefits and pitfalls of medical mission work for the communities being served.
Jun 12 2017
Rank #10: A New and Affordable Primary Care Model Emerges
Host: Bruce Japsen
A new primary care model is making news across the country that offers personalized medicine, like the concierge healthcare that is becoming more common, but at a much more affordable price. Dr. Tom Lee, founder of One Medical Group, with offices in San Francisco and New York, is looking to set a nationwide example for primary medical care by offering personalized consierge services to several thousand patients while taking a variety of insurance plans (including Medicare), tells host Bruce Japsen about this model.
Mar 15 2011
Rank #11: Telemedicine: Ushering in a New Standard of Care?
Dr. Latisha Rowe, founder of Click It Clinic, a pioneer for telemedicine providing patients with a new standard of care, discusses how this model of care can positively impact patients within the U.S. Dr. Rowe reviews the safety of telemedicine, and the beneifts to both patients and health care providers.
Dec 07 2015
Rank #12: PAs Below the Surface in Cosmetic Dermatology
Host: Lisa Dandrea Lenell, PA-C, MPAS, MBA
More than 10 million surgical and non surgical cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2008. Many of those procedures were performed by physician assistants. Krystie Lennox, the co-founder of the Aesthetic Extender Symposium, talks with host Lisa Dandrea Lenell about the state-by-state rules related to PAs performing cosmetic procedures, how to become part of this expanding specialty, and how to stay informed in this fast changing area of medicine.
Jan 11 2010
Rank #13: Practice What You Preach! A Healthcare Provider’s Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle
Guest: Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Mimi Secor, nurse practitioner, women’s health expert, national speaker, and fitness guru, joins Dr. Matt Birnholz to talk about the challenges healthcare providers face when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle and provides steps you can take to implement wellness changes in your life.
Sep 30 2018
Rank #14: Infertility: Current Testing and Treatment Methods
Guest: Stephen M. Cohen, MD, FACOG
Over 6 million women in the United States are impacted by infertility. Luckily, there are many treatment options available for couples dealing with infertility, and there are many things physicians can do to help infertile couples in their office.
At a recent live event in Pasadena, CA, program moderator, Dr. Andrea Singer, was joined by Dr. Stephen M. Cohen, Faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, New York to discuss infertility testing and treatments.
Dec 19 2017
Rank #15: Is a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet the Key to Diabetic Management?
Guest: Sarah Hallberg, MD
Carbohydrates are our main source of energy and provide important nutrients for good health. However, they are also the main culprit behind elevated blood sugar and are problematic for diabetic patients trying to control their blood sugar levels.
Host Dr. Barry Mennen sits down with Dr. Sarah Hallberg to talk about carbohydrate restriction as a key to successful weight loss programs. She prescribes that adherence to a low-carb, high-fat diet is vital to patients for controlling their diabetes, with the possibility of being able to come off medications over time.
Dr. Sarah Hallberg is the Medical Director at Virta Health and Founder of the Indiana University-Arnett Health Medical Weight Loss Program in Lafayette, Indiana.
Mar 05 2018
Rank #16: Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancers: What the Guidelines Say
Guest: Susan Domchek, MD
Anytime the topic of genetic testing comes up in the context of breast and ovarian cancers, one question that undoubtedly arises is: who exactly should be tested? That’s the FAQ Dr. Susan Domchek, Director of the McDonald Women’s Cancer Risk Evaluation Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, answers.
Nov 15 2019
Rank #17: Bioidentical vs Synthetic Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women: Which Option is Safer?
Many menopausal and perimenopausal women are faced with the decision of whether synthetic or bioidentical hormone therapy is the best option for them. There are many pros and cons for each, but questions surface from patients and clinicians alike on comparative safety and efficacy profiles.
Host Dr. Renee Allen welcomes Dr. Jocelyn Slaughter-Moore, a board-certified practicing OB/GYN at Heras Healthcare for Women. They talk about the differences between bioidentical and synthetic hormones, and whether bioidentical hormone therapy is a safe option for women.
Sep 24 2016
Rank #18: Coming in 2011: PA Specialty Certification
Host: Lisa Dandrea Lenell, PA-C, MPAS, MBA
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) will launch their specialty certification program, beginning with five specialties, in 2011. What does a PA who may want to get certifiedneed to know? Dr. Randy Danielsen, dean of Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona, joins host Lisa Dandrea Lenell to talk about why it's the right time for certification in the PA field as well as the myths and fears surrounding these new changes.
Oct 12 2009
Rank #19: A Guide to Pap Smears for the Non-Gynecologist
Recent guidelines have been released on the recommended frequency of conducting pap smears, which has caused considerable debate between health care providers. How should non-gynecologists interpret these guidelines, as well as opposing views from specialists, for best performance of pap smears? And why in the age of DNA testing is this still an important exam? ReachMD host Dr. Renee Allen welcomes Dr. Jocelyn Slaughter-Moore, practicing obstetrician & gynecologist in private practice at Heras Healthcare for Women, to address these and other questions. Dr. Slaughter-Moore is an attending physician at Clearview Regional Medical Center and Eastside Medical Center in Georgia.
Feb 22 2016
Rank #20: Overcoming Career Fatigue, the Healthcare Professional's Epidemic
Guest: Joanna Petrides, PsyD
Career fatigue is a staggering epidemic where not only the healthcare professionals suffer, but so do their patients and family members. Join Dr. Jennifer Caudle as she speaks with Dr. Joanna Petrides, Clinical Psychologist and Resident Research Director of Family Medicine at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, about the warning signs physicians need to be aware of and the preventative measures that can be implemented to help keep them healthy.
Jun 07 2018