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Top tips for healthier eating habits

Top tips for healthier eating habits

April 15, 2015


Melanie White, Director at Downsize Me who is a Certified Food and Wellness Coach to those that are stuck in unhealthy habits and want to create a healthier lifestyle joins eHealth Radio and the Health, Nutrition and Weight Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Melanie White discuss the following:

  • What are the three main things that help people commit to developing healthier habits?
  • What holds people back from developing healthier habits?
  • Why do people lapse back into old habits, and how can they get going again?
  • We hear so much about what we should and shouldn’t eat – there is SO much information out there - what’s the truth?
  • What are three ways people can start making heathier food choices?
  • What’s your number one tip for eating healthier?


Duration: 7:32


Melanie White is a Wellness and Food Coach who loves helping people to adapt and thrive. After 13 years in a stressful corporate role in Perth as a Biologist, she realised empowering people was far more enjoyable and meaningful.


Being a coach means leading by example, so in 2007, Melanie created her own lifestyle change and reinvented herself as a Food and Wellness Coach.


These days, Melanie currently works with Wellness Coaching Australia, in her own private coaching business, and as a co-Founder of Downsize Me, and eight-week food coaching program.


Melanie lives a balanced lifestyle with the right mix of work and play. She loves working with people from all walks of life and helping them to write a new health story with a happier ending. Wellness Coaching allows Melanie to share her skills and lifelong passions for food, gardening, movement, natural therapies, personal development and healing.



Website: www.downsizeme.net.au

Dermal fillers and how are they different from BOTOX or Dysport

Dermal fillers and how are they different from BOTOX or Dysport

April 11, 2015


Jackie Carr, a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and Esthetician at Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in St. Louis, Missouri joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. Jackie is here with us to talk about Dermal Fillers.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Jackie Carr discuss the following:

  • What are dermal fillers and how are they different from BOTOX or Dysport?
  • How have dermal fillers changed cosmetic industry? Specifically addressing the drop in surgical procedures in 2014?
  • How do you determine what dermal filler to use on a patient?
  • What are dermal fillers commonly used to correct?
  • How can a patient determine how to choose the right injector?


Duration: 13:06


My mission is to provide superior patient care; help patients achieve their individual goals; assist individuals in projecting a positive inner and outer energy; approach treatments conservatively for a natural appearance and graceful aging process.


Our society, demands that we maintain an active lifestyle into our later years and, yes, we want to stay healthy and vibrant for as long as possible. It is thought that our longevity is 25% genetics and 75% lifestyle. If we have positive feelings about ourselves, we are apt to be more physically active and engaged with the world. My goal is to foster a close, professional relationship with my patients in which I provide skilled, safe and appropriate cosmetic care to encourage them to live life to the fullest.



Websites: www.eyelidmd.com | medispastlouis.com

EFT and Animals: The Energy Technique That Helps Taps Away Trauma or Behavior Issues with Your Animals

EFT and Animals: The Energy Technique That Helps Taps Away Trauma or Behavior Issues with Your Animals

April 11, 2015


Joan Ranquet, an animal communicator, author and speaker, and expert on EFT tapping for animals joins eHealth Radio Network and the Animal Health Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Joan Ranquet discuss the following:

  • What is EFT tapping?
  • Is EFT tapping used on animals?
  • What are the benefits tgat come to mind of EFT tapping for animals?
  • How does EFT tapping on animals work?
  • Can you tell us about another recent EFT experience and how it changed that animal?


Duration: 11:54


Joan Ranquet is an animal communicator, author and speaker, and the author of Communication With All Life (Hay House). Her new book, Energy Healing for Animals (Sounds True), will be out 2015.


In 2008, Joan founded Communication with all Life University, a program for Animal Communication and Energy Healing. Joan has worked with thousands of individual pet owners, dog, cat and horse trainers, barn managers and vets. She troubleshoots medical issues, helps stimulate healing in conjunction with conventional treatment, and helps clients to deepen their ability to care for and understand their animals.



Website: www.joanranquet.com

The most popular cosmetic surgery in the US, breast augmentation

The most popular cosmetic surgery in the US, breast augmentation

April 10, 2015


Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Owner of Lewis Plastic Surgery, Dr. Gordon Lewis joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk about the most popular cosmetic surgery in the US, breast augmentation.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Dr. Gordon Lewis discuss the following:

  • What is a breast augmentation?
  • What are the important decisions that need to be made about selecting implants before the surgery?
  • How does one determine the best incision for inserting the implants?
  • What is the recovery process like and how long before patients can resume their day to day activity?
  • Can a patient still breast feed after getting a breast augmentation?


Duration: 12:10


My name is Gordon Lewis; I have been a plastic surgeon in Richmond Virginia for almost 9 years. I am a native of Richmond and am happy to offer my care to thousands of patients in the area and beyond. It is important to me to offer the highest quality care and to give the most personalized service available.


I obtained an undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. I trained with a plastic surgery residency at the Medical College of Virginia, completed fellowship training at the Duke University Medical Center.


I am affiliated with several professional organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Medical Society of Virginia. I’m also an associate member of the American College of Surgeons and a candidate member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.


I am truly passionate about my patients, about helping them to realize natural and beautiful results from cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. My goal is to offer the best possible care and to bring experience, talent, artistry and an unequaled attention to detail to every unique patient.



Website: www.lewisplasticsurgery.com

A Holistic and Solutions-Based Approach to Mental Health

A Holistic and Solutions-Based Approach to Mental Health

April 9, 2015


Michelle van Namen, a Holistic Psychologist, Hypnotherapist & Success Coach at Integrated Health Specialists joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development & Mental Health Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Michelle van Namen discuss the following:

  • How is a holistic approach different to a conventional approach in mental healthcare?
  • What is a solutions-based approach and how does this differ from other forms of therapy?
  • Can you explain how a psychological or emotional issue can actually affect the physical body?
  • Can you provide an example of how a holistic approach is applied when treating an individual for a mental illness, like for example, depression?
  • You also specialise in weight loss, how are your weight loss programs different to other weight loss programs?


Duration: 21:46


Michelle has over 22 years experience working with human behaviour through psychology, hypnotherapy, counselling, coaching, training, personal development and human resource management. Michelle is a qualified specialist working with human behaviour; she is a registered Psychologist, an internationally accredited Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Hypnotherapy and Life Coaching, and a qualified practitioner in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Michelle also has many years’ experience working in corporate human resource management and consultancy.


Michelle offers a unique holistic approach to health and well-being; meaning that she’ll address not only a client’s symptoms, but all potential contributing factors which may be affecting their health. As a solutions-focused practitioner, her goal is to create long-lasting changes by constructing practical solutions with a client; rather than dwelling on their problems, focusing instead on what they want to achieve moving forward. The primary focus isn’t on the past, but instead is on the present and the future.  This approach enables clients to experience significant changes quickly.


Michelle specialises in depression, stress management, anxiety and phobias, low self-worth, weight loss, and insomia.



Websitewww.integratedhealthspecialists.com.au

Vocera Addresses Population Health with Enhanced Care Coordination Solution

Vocera Addresses Population Health with Enhanced Care Coordination Solution

April 8, 2015


Rhonda Collins, the Chief Nursing Officer for Vocera Communications, the leading provider of real-time, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical mobile environments joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Rhonda Collins discuss the following:

  • Can you tell us a little about Vocera?
  • How does Vocera impact the patient experience?
  • Can you describe the secure text messaging capability provided by Vocera and how health care professionals use the technology?
  • What is Population Health and how does Vocera enable it?
  • What do nurses think about the secure text messaging technology?
  • What’s next for Vocera?


Duration: 9:47


Rhonda Collins, MSN, RN, has served as the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Vocera Communications, Inc. since January 2014. As CNO, Ms. Collins is responsible for working with nursing leadership groups globally to increase their understanding of Vocera solutions, share clinical best practices and to bring their specific requirements to Vocera's product and solutions teams.


Prior to joining Vocera, Ms. Collins was vice president and business manager for Fresenius Kabi, USA, responsible for the launch of the company’s Intravenous Infusion Pump in the U.S. and led the American Nurse Project, elevating the voice of nurses across the country. Through her previous experience at Masimo Corporation as vice president of nursing and Baylor University Medical Center as vice president, woman and children’s services, Ms. Collins has deep experience maximizing market share and profitability while building on best clinical and business practices.


Collins holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Texas Tech University; a Master’s in Science Nursing Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Registered Nurse.



Website: www.vocera.com

Taking an Enterprise View of Imaging…What Every Healthcare Organization Needs to Know

Taking an Enterprise View of Imaging…What Every Healthcare Organization Needs to Know

April 7, 2015


Kim Garriott, Principal Consultant Healthcare Strategies for Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Kim Garriott discuss the following:

  • Hospitals that want to be up to date in their imaging strategies are really undergoing a transformation of sorts.  Can you explain this “transformation journey” and why it’s important to recognize and address the changing landscape of imaging sooner rather than later?
  • Now that hospitals are turning their attention to the optimization of electronic medical records (EMRs), this seems like the ideal time to address this transformation.  What strategy do you recommend CIOs consider as part of their optimization efforts and imaging?
  • You mentioned earlier that images may be produced in as many as 40 service lines. With images being produced in so many clinical areas, how are organizations managing this influx of new clinical content?
  • It’s not difficult to see why organizations may be struggling with these challenges.  What are solution providers doing to support a streamlined enterprise imaging environment?
  • Do you have any tips for how organizations can begin to take an enterprise view of imaging?


Duration: 15:51


As Principal Consultant for Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, Kim Garriott works with the Logicalis US healthcare sales team counseling clients on healthcare IT strategies and discussing the business value for potential healthcare IT projects as well as providing post-sale consulting to ensure the expected business value is achieved.  She is also responsible for the expansion of Logicalis Healthcare Solutions’ strategic consulting practice and for developing a channel of delivery partners that can be leveraged as key resources for client projects.


Kim’s deep expertise in both clinical and administrative health settings gives her a unique skill set from which to draw; whether talking with a health system’s CIO, CEO or medical staff, Kim understands the unique challenges they’re facing and excels in helping healthcare organizations create and execute a tactical plan that will meet their business objectives.


With a strong background in clinical imaging and workflow process improvement, Kim has more than two decades of business and IT leadership experience helping healthcare organizations streamline their workflow and project management processes. 


Before joining Logicalis, Kim was charged with the design and implementation of the Cleveland Clinic’s enterprise imaging strategy, widely regarded as one of the most advanced enterprise imaging programs in the nation, and helped establish the Cleveland Clinic’s for-profit consulting practice, MyPractice Imaging Solutions.  Kim also served as CIO for the Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group, a multi-state radiology practice, and worked in a variety of director-level radiology informatics, process improvement and IT positions with Indiana University Health, an integrated healthcare provider.


Notably, Kim co-founded the HIMSS-SIIM Joint Enterprise Imaging Workgroup and continues to serve as a co-chair for the group, has been published in The Journal of the American College of Radiology as co-author of “Planning for PACS – A Comprehensive Guide to Non-Technical Considerations,” and is a regular speaker at healthcare events.  Kim lives in Lebanon, Ind., with her husband and two Australian Shepherds, is a travel enthusiast, supporter of the arts, and enjoys both cooking and gardening.



Website: www.us.logicalis.com/healthcare-it

The newest dermal fillers on the market, Juvederm Voluma and Restylane Silk

The newest dermal fillers on the market, Juvederm Voluma and Restylane Silk

April 5, 2015


Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Robert Singer, an internationally renowned plastic surgeon, practicing in San Diego, CA joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. He is here to talk to us about the newest dermal fillers on the market, Juvederm Voluma and Restylane Silk.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Robert Singer discuss the following:

  • What are dermal fillers and how are they different from BOTOX or Dysport?
  • The popularity of non-surgical cosmetic treatments has increased while surgical procedures has decreased, how has dermal fillers played a role in this change?
  • What are the benefits of the new fillers, Juvederm Voluma and Restylane Silk?
  • How do you decide to use dermal fillers as a treatment option over a surgical recommendation or other options?
  • How do you determine whether or not to offer a new filler from your menu of services?


Duration: 18:16


Few surgeons are as respected by their peers and as esteemed by their patients as Dr. Robert Singer. With an eye for balance and beauty and the skills of an artist, he has helped thousands of people in Southern California and around the world attain the rejuvenated appearance they have always wanted. Dr. Singer has been engaged in private practice in the La Jolla area of San Diego since 1976 and is now an internationally recognized plastic surgeon. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon (American Board of Plastic Surgery) in La Jolla (San Diego), California.


While Dr. Singer’s practice may be based in the La Jolla area of San Diego, his reputation as an expert plastic surgeon extends to the entire world. Dr. Singer appears regularly on radio and television programs such as Larry King Live, in national and local newspapers, and in national and international fashion, news, and health magazines. Dr. Singer has also been a resource for plastic surgery information to the Medical Board of California and the Congress of the United States.


Dr. Singer is a sought-after speaker who lectures to prominent surgical organizations and non-medical audiences in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Central America, including the prestigious Young Presidents’ Organization, CEO, and World Presidents Organization. Throughout his career, Dr. Singer has also authored many scientific publications on various aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery.



Website: www.rsingermd.com

Is the HCG Diet Right For You?

Is the HCG Diet Right For You?

April 5, 2015


Joanne DelleBovi the Weight Loss Medical Director at NY Health and Wellness, located in Harrison, NY joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition and Weight Management Channels to discuss the HCG Diet.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Joanne DelleBovi discuss the following:

  • What is HCG?
  • How long has the HCG diet been around?
  • How does HCG work?
  • What does one have to do to implement HCG?
  • How many pounds should one expect to lose each day?
  • What about all of the Internet HCG diets, what is your opinion in this regard?
  • What commitment should one expect here?
  • Is it very difficult to stay on such a low calorie diet?
  • What about the weight gain when the diet is over?


Duration: 10:20


Joanne DelleBovi is the Weight Loss Medical Director at NY Health & Wellness located at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue in Harrison, NY. At NY Health and Wellness,  Joanne heads up the most effective diet available anywhere to date -- the HCG Diet -- which helps men and women lose as much as one pound every day!  Joanne is a Registered Nurse with a degree in nursing from Pace University in New York City. She began her career as an RN working in several hospitals across the city, most notably as a critical care nurse at the prestigious Lenox Hill Hospital.


In 2010 she joined the staff of The Age Management Institute working with one of the pioneers in the field of bioidentical hormones and anti-aging, Dr. Erika Schwartz. Joanne has extensive expertise in the field of bioidentical hormones and has trained physicians and nurses in the clinical application of hormone therapies.


Joanne introduced the HCG diet to the practice and has successfully helped patients to experience overall good health and weight loss. Joanne continues to study bioidentical hormone replacement therapies, supplements, diet and exercise for men and women. She currently resides in Westchester County, New York with her husband of 35 years, their two sons Mark and Andrew and their dogs Tucker and Sophie.



Website: www.nyhealthandwellness.com

What is wrong with medical design and a path to getting it right with Eric Meyer

What is wrong with medical design and a path to getting it right with Eric Meyer

April 4, 2015


Eric Meyer Co-Founder of An Event Apart, the design conference for people who make web sites joins eHealth Radio and the Technology & Health PR & Marketing Channels. His experiences within the medical industry as a patient advocate for his daughter created a driving passion to improve medical design.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Eric Meyer discuss the following:

  • What is An Event Apart?
  • A lot of what you do revolves around the design world. This includes your business as well as your driving passion to improve medical design. Why do you want to improve medical design?
  • If you could change one thing related to medical design right now, what would you do?
  • As a patient advocate, what are you doing currently to help improve healthcare?
  • On April 1st, you were scheduled to speak at HxRefactored, a conference that draws thought leaders and entrepreneurs from the design, technology and health industries. You are scheduled to speak on a panel titled, “Patient-Centered Design: Core Values in Health Care.” What do you plan to discuss?


Duration: 16:12


Eric Meyer is an author, speaker, blogger, sometime teacher, and co-founder of An Event Apart, the design conference for people who make web sites. He’s been working on the Web since 1993 and still finds it utterly compelling. His experiences within the medical industry as a patient advocate for his daughter created a driving passion to improve medical design. His panel discussion at HxRefactored will draw on his personal history as a father as well as his long career on the web to show how medical design gets it wrong, and illuminate a path to getting it right.


Eric lives with his family in Cleveland, Ohio, which is a much nicer city than you’ve been led to believe. He enjoys a good meal whenever he can and considers almost every form of music to be worthwhile.



Websites: AnEventApart.com | meyerweb.com