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15 COVID-19 Testing for a Healthier Economy
A saliva-based test for COVID-19 was first developed at Rutgers–New Brunswick, which is a less invasive, more convenient and faster process than the swab. Listen as Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, inaugural Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, discusses with Steve Adubato, PhD, the correlation between more testing and a bolstered economy.
Release Date: June 3, 2020; Recorded Date: May 6, 2020
14 Empathize to Mobilize: How a Hospital CEO’s Battle with COVID-19 Made Him a Better Leader
The first Connecticut hospital CEO to test positive for COVID-19 is not how Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE, wanted to be “known.” Since his recovery, Barwis gained key takeaways for becoming a better healthcare leader. Find out how the President and CEO of Bristol Health used empathy to guide and support his team on the frontlines.
Release Date: May 26, 2020; Recorded Date: May 6, 2020
13 Caring for Caregivers: Addressing Sustained Stress
On the front lines dealing with the uncertainties of COVID-19, many healthcare professionals are operating in situations that have never been more stressful. Chantal Brazeau, MD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Vitality at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, strongly believes in healthcare professionals banding together to help one another cope with stress. Dr. Brazeau and Steve Adubato, PhD, explore physician self-care and reducing fatigue, the unity of healthcare teams in times like these, as well as the ‘new normal’ the healthcare industry may face, in a post COVID-19 world.
Release Date: May 18, 2020; Recorded Date: April 13, 2020
12 Rutgers Rallies: Fighting Coronavirus with Collaboration
The challenges COVID-19 poses to the healthcare infrastructure is bringing out the best in our medical professionals. Steven K. Libutti, MD, Director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Senior Vice President of Oncology Services at RWJBarnabas Health, explains to Steve Adubato, PhD, how the pandemic has ushered in unprecedented changes. Rutgers University, including the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been able to leverage its infrastructure and intellectual capabilities to gear up quickly for COVID-19 research.
Release Date: May 12, 2020; Recorded Date: April 9, 2020
11 Facing COVID-19: Caring for Now, Preparing for the Future
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with David S. Perlin, PhD, on topics from future vaccines for the COVID-19 epidemic, new rapid testing procedures, care for patients and physicians, as well as our nation’s preparedness in the face of such an outbreak. Dr. Perlin is the Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President at Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation, as well as a Professor of Medical Sciences at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University.
Released Date: May 8, 2020; Recorded Date: April 9, 2020
10 Protecting Employees: COVID-19’s Impact on Businesses, Healthcare and the Economy
With many state and federal laws being amended in the face of COVID-19, Healthcare workers are being impacted in new and different ways. Elizabeth Lorell, Esq., Partner at Gordon, Rees, Scully & Mansukhani, LLP, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, on a variety of topics surrounding our new norm, including the embracing of telemedicine, the challenges around staffing and implementing furloughs, exploring the CARES act and the greater economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and much more.
Released Date: May 4, Recorded Date: April 13