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Primary Care Today features conversations with clinical experts representing a wide range of medical specialties to highlight the latest trends in primary care practice, from clinical pearls to updated guidelines, health informatics, and practice management. This series is hosted by Dr. Brian McDonough, a nationally recognized clinical expert, teacher, and public speaker in primary care.

Episódios

  • Adverse Event Detection  Reporting: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

    Adverse Event Detection & Reporting: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

    15/09/2020

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Jessica Ailani, MD What should you do if a patient uses a prescribed medication and experiences an adverse event? Here to walk us through what clinicians need to keep in mind when detecting and reporting adverse events is Dr. Jessica Ailani, Vice Chair of Strategic Planning in Medstar Georgetown Department of Neurology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. USA-334-83979

  • Monoclonal Antibodies  Small Molecules: What Clinicians Need to Know

    Monoclonal Antibodies & Small Molecules: What Clinicians Need to Know

    22/05/2020

    Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Peter McAllister, MD While both small molecule drugs and monoclonal antibodies are considered targeted therapies, they each have unique characteristics that may influence how they’re used to treat diseases. That’s why Dr. Peter McAllister is here to explain how these two modalities differ in terms of structure, administration routes, and distribution. USA-334-83595

  • Vaccinations: How Can HCPs Respond to Patients Choosing Not to Get Them?

    Vaccinations: How Can HCPs Respond to Patients Choosing Not to Get Them?

    03/07/2019

    Guest: Jennifer Caudle, DO It’s an unfortunate reality that an increasing number of patients are refusing to get vaccinated—regardless of whether that’s the recommendation for themselves or their children. But luckily, there are ways you can talk to your patients about this, as Dr. Jennifer Caudle explains.

  • Strategies for Success: Exercising Our Mental Muscle

    Strategies for Success: Exercising Our Mental Muscle

    06/06/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Kisma Orbovich Improvement is something we’re all constantly chasing, whether it’s in the form of a promotion, a bigger house, or maybe even an ideal weight. So why do we often fail miserably at these attempts to make our lives better? To get to the bottom of this dilemma, Dr. Brian McDonough is joined by Kisma Orbovich, the CEO of Illumination Academy, to reveal the secret to true success and how gratitude may just be the lifehack we’ve been searching for.

  • The Lasting Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Fighting the Lifelong Battle

    The Lasting Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Fighting the Lifelong Battle

    31/05/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Teresa Gil, PhD Since about 21 million mothers in America experienced sexual abuse in their childhood, there’s a good chance that some of these women are our patients. So as their physicians, how can we provide them with the best possible care as they continue to cope with the lifelong effects of sexual abuse? That’s what Dr. Brian McDonough explores with Dr. Teresa Gil, author of Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children: Mothering, Resilience, and Protecting the Next Generation.

  • How Artificial Intelligence Fits into the Pharmaceutical Industry

    How Artificial Intelligence Fits into the Pharmaceutical Industry

    31/05/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe What was once a sci-fi tale is now a reality, but unlike the aliens and monsters common to this genre, artificial intelligence isn’t something healthcare professionals need to fear. On the contrary, it may just be the key to unlocking new solutions in the pharmaceutical industry, as Dr. Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe explains.

  • Computerization of Healthcare: Are Your Patients Better Off?

    Computerization of Healthcare: Are Your Patients Better Off?

    27/02/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Christopher Spagnuola, MD, FAAOS As with any technology, there are benefits and limitations to the computerization of healthcare. On the plus side, as Dr. Christopher Spagnuola explains, electronic medical records are streamlining communication between medical providers when it comes to prescriptions, and telemedicine is revolutionizing post-op following orthopedic surgery. But there are unfortunately some downsides to this technology as well.

  • IQ vs. EQ: Is Emotional Intelligence Just as Important?

    IQ vs. EQ: Is Emotional Intelligence Just as Important?

    18/01/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: David Neagle Is it possible that our environment and experiences have subconsciously programmed our emotional response to the world around us? Joining Dr. Brian McDonough is David Neagle, author of The Millions Within: Tips to Improve Emotional Intelligence, to offer advice on what impacts our emotional intelligence and the changes we can implement to strengthen our own. Produced in cooperation with:

  • Going with Your Gut: Improving Gut Health Through Nutrition

    Going with Your Gut: Improving Gut Health Through Nutrition

    18/01/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Daryl Gioffre, MD Are our diets helping or hurting us? To examine the link between your gut and your overall health, Dr. Brian McDonough is joined by nutritionist Dr. Daryl Gioffre, who suggests that an unhealthy gut could very well be the root cause of significant health issues.

  • Defining the Various Aspects of Dementia

    Defining the Various Aspects of Dementia

    18/01/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Patricia (Tia) Powell, MD Since dementia is one of the most common health problems in the United States, it's hard not to know at least one person who is impacted by it. Proof of this is Dr. Tia Powell, who discusses the far-reaching impacts of dementia with Dr. Brian McDonough.

  • Can Listening to Music Improve Your Health?

    Can Listening to Music Improve Your Health?

    18/01/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Kenneth Davin Fine, MD Dr. Brian McDonough brings up an age-old question: can listening to music cure your ailments? In an attempt to put this long-lived discussion to rest, Dr. McDonough welcomes Dr. Kenny Fine, a physician-musician of 15 years.

  • What Lessons Will We Learn from the Zika Virus?

    What Lessons Will We Learn from the Zika Virus?

    18/01/2019

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Jorge Garcia, MD Even though people have gained immunity to the Zika virus in certain parts of the world, Zika outbreaks can—and do—still occur. Tune in as Dr. Jorge Garcia joins Dr. Brian McDonough to discuss the who, what, where, why, and how of the Zika virus, the once headline-dominating epidemic.

  • Behind-the-Scenes Look into Health Information Exchange

    Behind-the-Scenes Look into Health Information Exchange

    09/11/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Martin Lupinetti Guest: Richard Snyder, MD First there was paper, then there were traditional electronic health records…so what’s next? Well, more and more states across the country have been diligently working on the development and implementation of health information exchange, bringing all available information to a single point of care. Join Dr. Brian McDonough as he dives deep into the database with Rich Snyder, Chief Medical Officer of Independence Blue Cross, and Martin Lupinetti, President of HealthShare Exchange.

  • A Pill for Every Ill: A Physician#39s Transition to Integrative Medicine

    A Pill for Every Ill: A Physician's Transition to Integrative Medicine

    30/09/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP In the early years of Dr. Robin Miller's career, she found herself writing more prescriptions and spending less time counseling the patients sitting in her exam room. It was then that she realized that something had to change…so she quit her job and began a fellowship in integrated medicine. Dr. Brian McDonough talks with Dr. Miller about her decision to switch her career focus and how her approach to diagnosing and treating patients has evolved.

  • Doctor#39s Guide to Wild Oregano

    Doctor's Guide to Wild Oregano

    28/09/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Cass Ingram, D.O. Getting to the root of the intolerable running nose and watery-eyed allergy symptoms is Dr. Cass Ingram, author of Doctor's Guide to Wild Oregano. Reflecting on his research with Dr. Brian McDonough, Dr. Ingram points out the centuries-old natural remedy and the benefits it still possesses today.

  • Confronting the Behavioral Impacts of Cyberbullying

    Confronting the Behavioral Impacts of Cyberbullying

    28/09/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Elizabeth Dowdell, PhD, RN FAAN Bullying is an unfortunate reality of the adolescent years. However, the implosion of the internet has created a new digital threat that is faceless and nameless: cyberbullying. Dr. Elizabeth Dowdell uncovers the link between risky online behaviors and their impacts in a discussion with Dr. Brian McDonough.

  • Changing the Conversation in Palliative and Hospice Care

    Changing the Conversation in Palliative and Hospice Care

    05/09/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Palliative and hospice care both have very important roles in healthcare, but unfortunately, they are often overlooked as resources. Dr. Brian McDonough is joined by Chief Medical Officer of Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Dr. Stephen Goldfine, who offers his perspective on the stigma surrounding these two areas of healthcare and recommendations on how to make the conversation easier for you and your patients.

  • Life Lessons on Coping with the Stress and Pressure of Being a Healthcare Provider

    Life Lessons on Coping with the Stress and Pressure of Being a Healthcare Provider

    04/09/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Physicians have one of the most stressful careers out there, forcing them to learn how to cope with high pressure on a day-to-day basis. And with the rates of physician burnout on the rise, adding a little laughter to your life and practice could be just what the doctor ordered. Sharing their experiences on learning to cope with these pressures and incorporating humor into their practice are Dr. Brian McDonough and Dr. John Kelly, Clinical Professor of Orthopedics at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • A Fresh Approach to Tackling Obstacles of Obesity

    A Fresh Approach to Tackling Obstacles of Obesity

    22/08/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Louis J. Aronne, MD, FTOS Obesity rates have been rising for years, resulting in a constant influx of books claiming to have the cure for this newly classified disease. However, it's not just our patients who are dealing with issues of weight. Introducing innovative techniques and approaches is Dr. Lou Aronne, Director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Center at Cornell Medicine.

  • Fight-or-Flight: Understanding Our Body#39s Response to Adrenaline

    Fight-or-Flight: Understanding Our Body's Response to Adrenaline

    21/08/2018

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP In a time when humans walked among wild animals, the fight-or-flight response could've been the difference between eating dinner or being dinner. Today, however, the effect of this stress could be much more problematic for our society. In a review of his findings, Dr. Pratha Dutta joins Dr. Brian McDonough to focus on how our body and immune system react to sympathetic activation and what this might mean for some of your patients.

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