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Final Diagnosis: No Second Chances

Final Diagnosis: No Second Chances

August 8, 2020

 

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J.T. Madicus, author, executive producer and medical activist to talk about his new book, Final Diagnosis: No Second Chances, which is based on real life healthcare scenarios joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest J.T. Madicus discuss the following:

  1. What was in the inspiration in writing book?
  2. Is the book based on real medical scenarios?
  3. Briefly, describe the plot and what the book is about?
  4. You mentioned in the press release that this book was the first in a series of five, how will those books be different then the first novel? Will they all be connected?
  5. The premise of the book appears to be some of the problems in the US healthcare system, is that true?

 

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J.T. Madicus, otherwise known as Future Doc House, of his first of five written works in "Final Diagnosis" series. Combining his real-life experience in medical science with his love of fiction, this medical drama/thriller teaches its audience medicine.

His debut novel "Final Diagnosis: No Second Chances" introduces Dr. Tseng to the world, its captivating plot embeds real-life medical scenarios allowing the reader to watch its heroes analyze, diagnose, and treat patients. Though both the characters and the plot are fiction, the medical cases are factual.

Additionally, the first film in the series is currently in post-production and will be released in September 2020.

To purchase the book, please visit Amazon.com.

For more information, visit https://jtmadicus.com.

Healthcare Hero Talks What it is Like Inside the ER During a Pandemic

Healthcare Hero Talks What it is Like Inside the ER During a Pandemic

July 25, 2020

 

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Dr. Christopher Markus Colbert, the Assistant Program Director of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Illinois at Chicago joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels. Additionally, Dr. Colbert is the chair of continuing medical education for the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP), the co-chair of Illinois College of Emergency Physicians (ICEP) spring symposiums and a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army reserves.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Christopher Markus Colbert discuss the following:

  1. Every day you walk into the ER, you face the unknown. But since the pandemic, you sort of know that no matter what that day you will be facing down the belly of the beast when you walk in those doors. How do you deal with that mentally?
  2. What are you doing to keep your mental health intact? What is your advice to others in the medical field?
  3. If you could give our listeners three pieces of advice and/or recommendations regarding the pandemic, what would they be?
  4. How will the way we look at hospitals in the future change? Do you think this is good or bad?
  5. What have you learned about yourself and/or your colleagues during this time?

 

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Christopher Markus Colbert is the Assistant Program Director of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Illinois at Chicago with specific interest in both academic and social emergency medicine. Additionally, he is the chair of continuing medical education for the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP), the co-chair of Illinois College of Emergency Physicians (ICEP) spring symposiums and a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army reserves. Chris has provided and moderated lectures nationally and internationally receiving awards for both speaker engagement and contribution to medical education.

 

Dr. Colbert received his undergraduate degree from Hampton University, medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a graduate of the Midwestern University Emergency Medicine Residency Program.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: twitter.com/drchriser
Instagram: instagram.com/drchriser
Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/DrChrisER

 

How to stay healthy this summer and beyond with Dr. Vivek Cherian

How to stay healthy this summer and beyond with Dr. Vivek Cherian

July 14, 2020

 

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Dr. Vivek Cherian, an Internal Medicine Physician currently practicing in Baltimore, Maryland joins us on eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Vivek Cherian discuss the following:

  1. Can you give us some thoughts regarding healthy eating when we are living in such stressful times?
  2. Corona-virus is on everyone’s mind right now, and will be for a while until we get a vaccine. If we start getting symptoms, how can we tell if it’s simply allergies or something else?
  3. When do we and we don’t we need to be wearing gloves ?
  4. How do we best spend our time safely in a manner that will still protect us?
  5. As the COVID-10 pandemic rages on, is it safe to go to the hospital?

 

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Dr. Vivek Cherian is an internal medicine physician currently practicing in Baltimore, MD. Aside from taking care of his patients in the hospital, he is passionate about empowering people with knowledge to optimize their health and wellness, so that they can thrive. He is viewed as a trusted resource that cuts through the uncertainty around people’s health concerns and empowers individuals with factual and relevant information.


Contact and or Follow Dr. Vivek Cherian:
Facebook: facebook.com/vivekcherianmd 
Twitter: twitter.com/vivekcherianmd 
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/vivekcherianmd

UStrive, Manufacturing Washable Face Masks and other Personal Protective Equipment in Los Angeles

UStrive, Manufacturing Washable Face Masks and other Personal Protective Equipment in Los Angeles

July 10, 2020

 

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Scott Wilson, President of UStrive Manufacturing, a Los Angeles based garment maker specializing in knitwear and is the first and only vertical clothing in manufacturer in North America to be certified to both the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and Textile Exchange’s Organic Contact Standard (OCS), the world two leading organic textile standards joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Healthcare Channels. Most recently, UStrive has begun manufacturing washable face masks and other personal protective equipment in Los Angeles for the government, large corporations and other institutions.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Scott Wilson discuss the following:

  1. Your company started out as a garment maker specializing in knitwear and you’ve currently added PPE to your manufacturing line up, how does a t-shirt manufacturer end up making PPE for medical and non-medical use?
  2. How easy was it to transition your manufacturing plant into making the organic washable face masks and what kind of volume are you doing each month?
  3. You’re currently the only manufacturer that can state your masks our organically dyed, why is that? What makes your face masks better than the run of the mill cloth masks being made by a ton of companies?
  4. Being sustainable is a big part of what you do, can you give me some examples of how sustainability is core to your business practices/manufacturing processes?
  5. Are you working on any other new products in the PPE space and is UStrive Manufacturing in it for the long haul?
  6. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of us, and as we move into the phase of post COVID-19, what things have you learned as a good steward of the community and environment?

 

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UStrive Manufacturing is a Los Angeles based garment maker specializing in knitwear and is the first and only vertical clothing in manufacturer in North America to be certified to both the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and Textile Exchange’s Organic Contact Standard (OCS), the world two leading organic textile standards. USTRIVE enables brands to meet both Made in American and organic criteria throughout their entire supply chair from cut and sew to dyeing, finishing, screen printing, embroidering, packaging and storage-all within 12 miles.

In early 2020, USTRIVE ventured into the PPE space in developing a line of general purpose organically dyed washable face masks for adults & children during the COVID-19 pandemic; a reusable 2-ply general purpose masks begin with a cotton jersey inner layer coupled with a woven outer layer of poplin fabric, held in place with straps made of a cotton-spandex blend manufactuered to Kaiser and FDA guidelines for non-clinical use at Kaiser Permanente; a general FDA approval for a 2 PLY Medline non-woven polypropylene material mask with a non-latex elastic ear strap for clinic and medical use, which is currently, manufactured to Kaiser and FDA guidelines.

Scott Harper Wilson, grow up in North County of San Diego. An avid surfer, when not riding waves, Scott was drawing waves. His love and inherited abilities to draw lead him into lifelong career in the apparel industry. His love to the ocean has made him lifelong advocate for the environment and sustainability.

With over 30 years in the apparel industry, Scott has done it all. In the 80’s Scott took surf and beachwear to the inner mountain west with Expressions; a small chain of retail stores in Utah and Idaho. In 1992 Scott went from retailer to manufacture with the opening of Tour Image, Inc, a design and manufacturing facility in north county of San Diego. Specializing in golf and ready to wear clothing, Tour Image quickly became a leading provider to the golf and Parks and Attraction industries. In 2000 Tour Image won Vendor of the Year from Disney Worldwide Attractions for shipping one year without a single reject or return. In 2003 Tour Image won the International Parks and Attractions Associations Design of the year for a t-shirt design created for LEGOLAND World Parks.

From 2012 to 2017 Scott was Vice President of JS Apparel, a knitwear specialist located in Carson, CA. As VP, Scott has taken JS Apparel from a “t-shirt” manufacture to one to leading provider of fashion knit with sales of over 100 million dollars a year.

An advocate for sustainable ethical manufacturing, Scott does a lot of public speaking on the subject, and serve on the board of several related organizations including the advisory board of Cal Poly of Pomona. Scott is always working on ways to make the industry more sustainable, specifically reducing energy and water consumption associated with current printing and dyeing procedures.


Website: https://ustrivemfg.com

One of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing

One of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing

June 30, 2020

 

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Dr. Rinku Shah of the Clear Wellness Group, one of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Mental Health Channels to talk about Mental Health Treatment and working during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Rinku Shah discuss the following:

  1. You recently opened Clear Wellness Group with your husband. Tell me about your experience opening your clinic weeks before a global pandemic.
  2. You offer many treatments, one being Ketamine treatment. Can you tell more about this method and how it works.
  3. You were conducting COVID-19 screenings and now you are offering the COVID antibody testing. How does it feel to be one of the few clinics in Chicago offering this test and playing a large role in your city’s wellness?
  4. Are you still seeing your routine mental health patients via tele-health screenings?
  5. You are taking in new ADHD patients right now when many doctors and clinics are not seeing new patients, what made you open your doors to those in need?

 

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Dr. Rinku Shah and Dr. Manan Trivedi formed Clear Wellness Group with the intention of providing the community with great medicine. Medicine that focuses on disease prevention, as well as providing patients with a multidisciplinary support system.

Dr. Shah specializes in ADHD management, generalized anxiety disorder and chronic depression. She truly enjoys engaging with her patients and forming lasting relationships, a rarity in today’s impersonal medical world.

Dr. Trivedi also shares these values and utilizes his double board certifications to provide novel therapies including IV Ketamine, bringing relief to those suffering with mental health issues as well as those with chronic pain.

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Website: https://clearwellnessgroup.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/clearwellnessgroup
Instagram: instagram.com/clearwellnessgroup

A Topical Gel that Reduces Inhalation of Harmful Airborne Contaminants

A Topical Gel that Reduces Inhalation of Harmful Airborne Contaminants

June 24, 2020

 

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Kanika Wahi, the Co-Founder and Co-Inventor of newly patented enhanced formulation of NasalGuard technology a division of Trutek joins eHealth Radio and the Allergy & Health News Channels. Trutek is a privately held company which has developed innovative airborne contamination prevention medical devices, nasal particle blockers and skincare products.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Kanika Wahi discuss the following:

  1. What is NasalGuard Airborne Particle Blocker?
  2. How does it work to block Airborne Allergens?
  3. Does it prevent a Virus or even the Coronavirus?
  4. And is it safe for children and pregnant women? Or to use with other Drugs?
  5. Tell me about the “Breathe Easier Donation” program.

 

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NasalGuard® Airborne Particle Blocker® is an electrostatic topical nasal gel that prevents airborne particles from entering the nose. The product is drug-free and safe for children, the elderly, pregnant or nursing women, and those concerned about potential drug interactions with other medications.

During these uncertain times, NasalGuard is a unique product that can help people protect themselves from harmful airborne particles! Healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic, physicians and other medical personnel, are in desperate need of creative solutions amidst the lack of personal protective gear and supplies that help block harmful airborne pathogens. To help support healthcare workers on the front lines, NasalGuard Airborne Particle Blocker is launching the “Breathe Easier Healthcare Workers Donation Program". Through the program, NasalGuard is offering free donations to any health care professional that would like to try NasalGuard gel for themselves, their hospital or requests are considered and all that is needed is a statement of profession, doctor office/hospital, and quantity needed.

Requests can be emailed to Shaheda at sashtekar@nasalguard.com or by going to www.nasalguard.com.


Website: www.nasalguard.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://facebook.com/NasalGuard 
Instagram: https://instagram.com/nasalguard

Fitness Professional Ian Hart on bringing your body back to nature

Fitness Professional Ian Hart on bringing your body back to nature

June 11, 2020

 

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Ian Hart, a fitness expert who has dedicated his life and his career to helping others heal naturally joins eHealth Radio and the Fitness and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Ian Hart discuss the following:

  1. What was the inspiration behind writing your new book, Healing Hacks?
  2. What is your favorite actionable idea from the book?
  3. What do you think is the biggest source of misinformation in the traditional medical community?
  4. You talk about the four natural functions of the body in the book and how they can explain a lot about your health. Can you dig into that more?
  5. What can the audience do right now to improve their health naturally?

Ian Hart is a fitness expert who has dedicated his life and his career to helping others heal naturally. He’s the owner of Back Pain Relief4Life—the simplest and most effective way to eliminate back pain naturally and fast—and the co-founder of My Back Pain Coach. He also owns and operates EarthFIT, a top-rated group training facility with three locations. Ian’s work has been featured in Men’s Health Magazine and he’s appeared as a health expert on New York 1 News. In addition to his work, Ian also hosts regular wellness retreats at his treehouse in the Costa Rican rainforest.

 

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Website: https://mybackpaincoach.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/EarthFIT
Instagram: https://instagram.com/ianrhart

It’s All in the Delivery: Dr. Anthony Orsini of The Orsini Way

It’s All in the Delivery: Dr. Anthony Orsini of The Orsini Way

June 1, 2020

 

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Dr. Anthony Orsini, a practicing neontologist and President of The Orsini Way that provides communication training programs to hospitals and healthcare professionals for the purpose of enhancing patient experience and improving outcomes joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels. Dr. Orsini is here to discuss his new book, “It’s All in the Delivery: Improving Healthcare Starting with a Single Conversation.”


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Anthony Orsini discuss the following:

  1. Tell us about your professional background. What lead you to create The Orsini Way?
  2. What are some aspects of The Orsini Way training?
  3. You recently released your first book, “It’s All in the Delivery.” Can you tell us about why you wrote it, and give a brief preview of the book?
  4. Is this book just for medical professionals and patients, or can the same principals in the book be applied to business leaders?
  5. Why is it so important to master compassionate communication, in both the medical field and in the business world?

Dr. Anthony Orsini is a board-certified neonatologist and the founder and president of The Orsini Way. Based on unique communication techniques developed through decades of research and experience, The Orsini Way is proven to enhance the overall patient experience, significantly increase HCAHPS scores and change the culture of hospitals.

Dr. Orsini has lectured extensively on the topics of compassionate communication in both the medical and the business fields. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency and a fellowship in neonatology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

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Website: https://theorsiniway.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/TheOrsiniWay   
Twitter: twitter.com/TheOrsiniWay 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/bbn-foundation

60th Anniversary of the Birth Control Pill and You

60th Anniversary of the Birth Control Pill and You

May 28, 2020

 

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Dr. Lakeisha Richardson, a leading Ob/Gyn based in Mississippi and a paid spokesperson for the maker of Lo Loestrin® Fe joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Pregnancy Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Lakeisha Richardson discuss the following:

  1. Why is it important to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the birth control pill this year?
  2. How do women decide what oral contraceptive is right for them?
  3. When will one be able to get pregnant if they stay on birth control for a long time?
  4. How does somone get birth control if their annual appointment has been postponed?
  5. What should one do if they miss a dose of their birth control pill?

Dr. Lakeisha Richardson, MD, FACOG is a leading obstetrician/gynecologist and women’s health expert based in Mississippi and a paid spokesperson for the maker of Lo Loestrin® Fe.

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Website: www.Loloestrin.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/LoLoestrinFe 
Instagram: instagram.com/loloestrinferx

How can you be sure you aren’t overpaying your medical bills?  A Medical Claims Advocate can help you!

How can you be sure you aren’t overpaying your medical bills? A Medical Claims Advocate can help you!

May 27, 2020

 

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Susan Null, principal at Systemedic, Inc. a nationally recognized medical claims advocate based in New York joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels. Null and her company use their decades of experience detecting medical billing errors, inconsistencies, and unethical practices along with their hands-on coding and billing knowledge to ensure that consumers pay only for legitimate medical expenses.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Susan Null discuss the following:

  1. What is a medical claims advocate?
  2. Why do people seek out your services?  Why are those services needed?
  3. What services do you provide as a medical claims advocate?
  4. When someone receives a medical bill, what steps should he/she take to ensure that the bill is correct?
  5. Given the Covid-19 healthcare crisis, are there any specific billing issues that people should be concerned about?

Sue Null is a principal at Systemedic, Inc. and brings more than 30 years’ experience in marketing and client service to the table. She has spent the last 14 years providing front-line support to the company’s medical billing and advocacy clients, focusing on negotiating with insurers and medical facilities and spearheading communications with insurance companies on behalf of her clients.

As the daughter of and sister to a general surgeon, pathologist, and orthopedic surgeon, Sue brings a lifetime of inside exposure to medicine, an insight used every day as she advocates for her clients. Her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, along with her early-career experience in public relations and marketing, provide the framework for advocacy efforts.

 

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Website: www.get-meducated.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/SystemedicInc 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/systemedic-inc 
Twitter: twitter.com/SystemedicInc