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Podcast | Southern Medicine | April 3, 2020

Rural Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Blakely discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting rural healthcare practices, including considerations and unique challenges in caring for the South’s patient population, as well telemedicine’s role and the way care is being delivered. She also provides insight into how this crisis has permanently changed rural health. 

Podcast | Digital Health and Innovation | March 30, 2020

Interoperability of Healthcare Systems – What I Need to Know About the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule

The conversation in the podcast will provide listeners with an overview of what the 21st Century Cures Act Rule will mean for patients, health care providers, health information technology developers and vendors, and health information networks. We will discuss the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) that will help individuals access their electronic health information on their smartphones, help health care providers access patient information at the point of care and in bulk to help them identify opportunities to address many of their patients’ needs, and help payers and researchers access information to better inform payment and improvements in care. The Final Rule identifies those times when healthcare providers, developers and information networks won’t need to provide information.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 27, 2020

COVID-19: The Perspective of a US Citizen Living Abroad

James Lowery, a US citizen living in Cyprus, shares with SMA his experience of being abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic. He discusses how the country is addressing the Coronavirus, including the guidelines for sheltering in place. James also offers insight into accessing health care as a noncitizen during this time.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 25, 2020

Fireside Chats with the Troops on the Frontline of COVID-19 Pandemic: Childhood Food Insecurity

SMA President Dr. Philip Hartman is joined by Dr. Holly Danneman who shares her experiences of working with GO Pantry, a nonprofit organization that provides food for children in Northern Kentucky when schools are not open. She offers insight into how these types of programs have been affected in multiple ways by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as physicians’ roles in feeding children within their communities.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 20, 2020

Mental Health Perspective on Coronavirus

Dr. Anandhi Narasimhan will discuss issues related to mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Topics include managing anxiety, how to deal with social distancing and isolation, how to talk to children about coronavirus. Also will discuss how treatment can be optimized so that mental health services are available to those who need it virtually.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 18, 2020

A Pandemic Situation: SARS 2 COVID-19

Drs. Andy Mohan and Deepak Mohan team up to discuss the current pandemic from a frontline and technology perspective with star guest Mr. Aneesh Chopra, who is the former and first Chief Technology Officer of the United States appointed by former president Barack Obama, President of CareJourney, and author “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government.”

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 1, 2020

Newer Orthopedic Modalities and Therapies

New and intriguing developments that are in trials will potentially improve, in the future, the ability to appropriately use biologics (stem cells) and other treatments. In this podcast, Dr. David Joyner discusses new orthopedic modalities and therapies  – including BFR therapy, how biologics help graft healing in ACL reconstruction surgery, and new interventions being studied to assist in articular cartilage repair/reconstitution.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 1, 2020

Oncofertility: Fertility Preservation and Gynecologic Considerations in Oncology Patients

Greater than 70-80% of women and children will survive cancer.  Infertility is a large concern that survivors report. In this podcast, Dr. Julie Rios discusses the role of the primary OB/GYN in oncofertility, fertility preservation options, and the scope of gynecological care after cancer treatment.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 1, 2020

Diabetes in the South

According to the National 2017 Diabetes Statistics Report, 30.3 million people have diabetes. 7.2 million of those people are undiagnosed.  This podcast discusses what’s new in diabetes diagnosis, first and second line drugs used in treatment, and lifestyle changes recommended to patients living with the disease.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | March 1, 2020

Substance Use Disorders in Women

The opioid crises is estimated to affect one in ten individuals.  In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Wells discusses the prevalence of substance use disorders in women, the importance of educating women’s health providers about these disorders, and the concerns of opioid addiction in pregnant women.

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