Caring as Communities Podcast

Caring as Communities Podcast: Supporting Communities Through Multidisciplinary Care

Patients with high resource utilization are “touching” multiple resources within any given community, but in most places across the country, any care received is happening within silos. Dr. Enrique Enguidanos welcomes Ray Michaelson, Program Manager for the Mat-Su Health Foundation, to talk about the need and best practices for setting up multidisciplinary care teams to .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Improving Palliative Care

  Dr. Joanne Roberts shares with Dr. Enguidanos what we need to understand about death and palliative care—both as healthcare providers and as a larger community—when supporting individuals who have a terminal disease. Join us as Dr. Roberts shares about navigating her own terminal diagnosis as a palliative care physician and how we can better .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Addressing Maternal Morbidity in Vulnerable Populations (Part 1)

  In Part 1 of this two-part series on vulnerable populations, guest speaker Kara James—Nurse Practitioner with Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles—talks about the increase in maternal morbidity the U.S. is seeing, its impact specifically on BIPOC communities, and what we can all be doing to better support all mothers and their babies for healthier .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

  Data has correlated Adverse Childhood Experiences  (ACEs) with increases in adult Rx use, drug dependency, and more. Listen as we discuss with Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, and Consultant, Practice Improvement and Consulting, for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing the role ACEs play in population health, why trauma-informed care is critical, and the opportunities .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Addressing Violence Against Healthcare Workers

According to the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 80% of nurses report being verbally abused at least once in the past year, and 47% report being physically abused. Tune in as Kristen Choi and Anna Dermenchyan discuss the increasing importance of addressing violence against healthcare workers, inside and out of clinic walls. The podcast .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: The Role of Community Health Workers in Addressing Social Determinants of Health

In this episode of Caring as Communities, Paula Blackwell, MBA, and Allison Robinson, MPH discuss with Dr. Enrique Enguidanos the increasing importance of community health workers in supporting individuals with social determinants of health—as well as the value of having advocates with “lived experience” to help build trust between healthcare providers and communities. Guests Paula .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Caring and Advocating for Provider Mental Health (Part 2)

  Learn the mental health challenges faced by nurses and physicians across the country—including burnout compassion fatigue, and moral injury—following the COVID-19 pandemic with the country’s leaders in provider health research and advocacy. Special Guests: Bernard Chang, MD, Ph.D., FACEP and Vice-Chair of Research and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical .. more

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Caring As Communities Podcast Episode 16: Addressing Social Determinants Through Technology Solutions (Part Two)

Health IT Solutions are becoming an increasingly integral component of organizational efforts to address social determinants of health. Join us in part two of a special series with health IT leaders as we talk with Point Click Care Chief Medical Officer- Benjamin Zaniello, M.D., M.P.H.- about utilizing technology to connect individuals with the community resources .. more

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Caring As Communities Podcast Episode 15: Addressing Stigmas in Healthcare

Stigmas promote feelings of isolation, unworthiness, and unwelcomeness, leading to discomfort and distrust. Yet they are a common reality in healthcare—especially for patients with social determinants of health, chronic conditions, or addictions. Drs. Stephen Anderson, FACEP, and Donald Stader, FACEP, join Jeneen Skinner of the Camden Coalition to discuss how we can reduce these stigmas .. more

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Caring As Communities Podcast Episode 14: Engaging Patients with Complex Care Needs

It’s the Caring As Communities Podcast’s one-year anniversary, and Dr. Enrique Enguidanos steps away from the role of host and instead shares his own insights after over a decade of dedicated work in the complex care space. Tune in as he shares key strategies for engaging patients with complex care needs by working in tandem .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Addressing Social Determinants with Technology Part One

HealthTech is paving the way for addressing social determinants of health through a myriad of platforms, software, and more. Join us as we talk with health IT industry leader, Erine Gray—CEO and founder of Aunt Bertha—in this tech series and get insights for reducing gaps in care. Erine Gray has been working on business and .. more

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Optimizing Opioid Bridge Programs

Opioids remain a leading cause of death, but success at lowering these numbers is being found through the use of opioid bridge programs that connect individuals reporting to the ED for relief from an opioid addiction with next-day addiction recovery programs. Arianna Campbell and Dr. Loni Jay, two experts in the California Bridge Program share .. more

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Caring as Communities is a podcast dedicated to addressing social determinants of health for some of our nation’s most vulnerable patients. Join us as Dr. Enrique Enguidanos meets with healthcare leaders from across care teams, communities, and government agencies to dive deeper into the unique circumstances impacting vulnerable populations—and discuss how innovative perspectives and solutions are seeing success in changing outcomes today. 

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