Life YES, Diabetes NO! Reversing the diabetes epidemic in the high risk, underserved Latino community
Josephine Guzman, Sr. Director Physician Relations at Lenox Hill Hospital, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments joins eHealth Radio and the Diabetes, Health Care and Health News Channels to discuss their Diabetes Inititative within the Lation community.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Josephine Guzman discuss the following:
- In addition to your role as Sr. Director, Physician Recruitment at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, you act as Multicultural or Latino patient champion and are spearheading a population management initiative called Life YES, Diabetes NO! Tell us about that.
- Why is a campaign to educate and fight diabetes in the Latino Community important?
- What is unique about this campaign?
- What are some actions you are taking through this campaign?
- How will you measure the success?
As Sr. Director of Physician Relations, Josie Guzman plays a critical role in attracting new physician talent to the institution and is the facilitator of information and resources between Northwell Health Lenox Hill Hospital, the internal medical team and the affiliated physicians located throughout the New York metropolitan area, ensuring that these physicians provide the highest quality care possible to their patients regardless of their location or ethnic or economic background. Josie’s business successes have been coupled with many personal successes including her deep commitment to the community in which she lives. She lives in the same neighborhood of her youth and is satisfied to know she has opened doors for others of her gender and nationality.
You can follow the campaign and get updates on “¡Vida SI, Diabetes NO!” (Life YES, Diabetes NO!) on social media including Facebook, also on Twitter @VidaSIDiabetesNO and on Instagram under user name @vsidno.