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35 Orthopaedic Education: What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know about Common Hip Ailments
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with William H. Rossy, MD, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the management of all sports-related injuries at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, PA. Dr. Rossy provides advice to primary care physicians on evaluating patients’ hip pain and when to consider conservative treatment versus referral to a specialist. Dr. Rossy also expands on his experience in treating patients utilizing hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration procedures, the correlations between age, activity, and potential risk of hip injury, when to use ice or heat when treating muscle injuries, and more.
Released Date: 08/04/2021; Recorded Date: 07/01/2021
24 Difficult But Necessary Conversations: Palliative Care and COVID-19’s Impact on Providing Relief
While the role of palliative care physicians has always been an important one, the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a spotlight on just how integral these individuals truly are. With the number of difficult conversations rising in record numbers, the industry saw clearly how critical it was to have palliative care staff nearby to speak with patients and their loved ones. Jessica Israel, MD, Senior Vice President of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at RWJBarnabas Health, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about the role of palliative care, particularly over the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers her view on where the field is moving in the future.
Release date: May 5, 2021; Recorded date: March 8, 2021
23 Checking the Emotional Vital Signs of Our Physicians
Amplifying physician voices amid COVID-19 clamor has been no small feat. Dr. Ripley Hollister, Board Member and Chair of the Research Committee of The Physicians Foundation, talks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about how those on the front lines need their emotional vital signs read to prevent the devastating effects of physician burnout.
Release Date: February 16, 2021; Recorded Date: November 18, 2020
22 Cybersecurity and Patient Privacy Concerns During the Pandemic
As the move to digital healthcare increases, so does a practice’s data breach threat. Soumitra Bhuyan, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor at Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, talks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about the growing reach and sophistication of modern-day cyberattacks and how practices can safeguard the cornerstone of clinical medicine—patient privacy.
Release Date: January 18, 2021; Recorded Date: November 18, 2020
21 A 2020 Post-Mortem: A Look Back at the Pandemic and Other Challenges Faced By Healthcare Systems
As we approach a year since COVID-19’s move from mystery virus to global pandemic, Barry Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer of RWJBarnabas Health, and Steve Adubato, PhD, conduct a post-mortem about where the healthcare industry was prior to the COVID-19 spread, how clinicians handled the never-before-seen disease, and where the medical community stands now, as it continues to unpack the COVID enigma. Mr. Ostrowsky also looks back at the challenges his health system faced in 2020, and how his team has implemented innovative strategies to address them.
Release Date: December 23, 2020; Recorded Date: November 4, 2020
20 Minimizing Targets: Data Security and Keeping Patient Information Safe
Since the pandemic began, data breaches and information theft targeting medical practices big and small has risen substantially. With physicians distracted and healthcare networks quickly adapting to accommodate remote workers, online attackers are attempting to access sensitive patient data via phishing and network vulnerabilities. Tom Powers, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at StrataDefense, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, on how practices can keep their systems, staff and patients safe while minimizing risk.
Release Date: December 3, 2020; Recorded Date: September 15, 2020