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Multispecialty Group Practices – Mark Sivers Explains Why they are Beneficial

  Multispecialty group practices cultivate an environment of high-quality care where physicians can consult with each other on rare cases or multiple medical problems. With enhanced communication between doctors this type of practice model is beneficial in more ways than just patient care and allows the practice to flourish. Today we are talking with Dr. Mark Sivers about the benefits of group practice settings and why they are better for

The Role of Nurses in Healthcare Technology with Edward Stern

In this day and age, healthcare and technology are synonymous. It is not enough anymore for health care professionals to simply know their trade, they must also learn the technology that has shaped their trade in countless ways; from software programs to medical equipment and devices. In this week’s episode of iNurse Radio, we sit down with Edward Stern, a seasoned registered nurse to talk about healthcare and technology and

BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing – Your Questions Answered by Patricia Moore

In the United States, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women around the world and second leading cause of death after heart disease. Although men have a lower risk, an estimated 2,150 men are diagnosed every year. Risk factors for getting the disease can be genetic or environmental or both, however it is important to note that 60 to 70%

ACI Resuscitation – The Basics of CPR with Danni Gomes

Welcome to this week’s episode of  FindaTopDoc Radio featuring our guest speaker, Danni Gomes. She is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport, Fones School of Dental Hygiene, and has been practicing Dental Hygiene for the past 18 years.  In addition, Ms. Gomes has been teaching students at the New York University College of Dentistry’s Dental Hygiene Department and at Eastern International College for the Dental Hygiene Department. She is

Nurse Born Products – Speaking with Inventor Sarah Mott, RN

Inventions are born from various circumstances. Some from necessity, some by accident and some just for fun! However, many inventors never take the next steps in manufacturing or marketing their products because of what they predict to be a lengthy process full of headaches and worst of all- a failure. It is important to remember that if inventors gave into their fear of failure, we would have missed out on

The Importance of Diversity in Leadership and Life with Dr. Neelum Aggarwal

Every voice needs an outlet to be heard and when the information you are sharing is important to the success of your peers and mentees, having an outlet becomes even more critical. Often in the workplace- whether it is a hospital, doctor’s office or business, women and minorities lack the confidence to fill leadership positions- and that confidence needs to be built. Integrating diversity and inclusion into not only your

Viruses and Breast Cancer – What’s the Link?

On this weeks episode we discuss the link between Viruses and Breast Cancer featuring Dr. Kimberley Baltzell. In the United States, research has shown that 1 out of 8 women will experience invasive breast cancer at some point in their life. Although the diagnoses rate of breast cancer has been decreasing in recent years, more than 200,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women

Is Technology to Blame For Expensive Health Care?

High prices and technology costs are driving health care costs sky high in the U.S., according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund. One major factor is the over-use of expensive testing, imaging and other technologies – compared to other countries like Norway, Japan and Germany, the report states. The U.S. uses far more MRIs, CT scans, PET scans and mammograms than the aforementioned countries. What’s more, those tests are far

Autism- Unmasking The Truth with Dr. Steven Siegel

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in every 68 children according to the CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network. As a developmental disability, Autism can create social challenges in communication, behavior and one’s ability to learn. While signs of Autism may arise during early childhood, research results from the International Meeting for Autism Research for 2014 have showed that Autistic symptoms for adults living with the disorder decreased among 1/3

Kickstart Your Nursing Career with Advice from Dean Kathleen Potempa

According to the, American Association of Colleges of Nurses, employment for Nurses will increase significantly over the next few years in comparison to most occupations. Nursing is the nation’s largest health care profession, totaling over 3.1 million RN’s across the US. Regardless of the fields current status, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for RN’s will grow faster than many other jobs through 2018. Being a Nurse