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28 Positively Managing Chronic Pain in Young Patients
In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Katherine Bentley, MD, about how to manage chronic pain in young patients. Dr. Bentley, a pediatric doctor of Physiatry at the Children’s Specialized Hospital, describes their nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary chronic pain management program, including the treatment plan for chronic pain, the reassuring educational and support systems in place for patients and their parents, and the lengths care providers go to help young patients regain their normal lives.
Release Date: 06/11/2021; Recorded Date: 04/01/2021
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
09 Beyond PPE: Emotional Protection for Frontline Medical Professionals, Amid COVID-19
John F. Bonamo, MD, MS, knows that taking care of his team of medical professionals’ emotional health is just as important as taking care of their physical health. Steve Adubato, PhD, and Dr. Bonamo discuss how RJWBarnabas Health protects its heroes on the frontlines and the importance of such protection because, as Dr. Bonamo explains, the caregivers “fight so hard to give life…, yet they’re having to face so much loss.”
Release date: April 28, 2020, Recorded on: April 9, 2020
08 Back to the Future of Healthcare: Defining a New Normal, in the Wake of COVID-19
Michael Maron, President and CEO of Holy Name Medical Center, tested positive for COVID-19 mid-March 2020. Now cleared of the virus, he and Steve Adubato, PhD, discuss how healthcare is reengineering itself for the better since the pandemic’s outbreak, and how medical professionals must vow to never go back to “business as usual.”
Release date: April 26, 2020, Recorded on: April 9, 2020