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 beginnings for all.

 

The podcast is live on AppleSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and a number of other smaller platforms as well!

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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 we have as communities to better understand the role both positive and adverse childhood experiences have on health outcomes and resilience.

The podcast is live on AppleSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and a number of other smaller platforms as well!

 

Additional resources:

TIP 57 Manual 

Compassion Resilience Toolkit

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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 is live on AppleSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and a number of other smaller platforms as well!

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Creating Coalitions of Care

It’s said that “it takes a village,” and caring for vulnerable and complex patient populations is no exception.

Listen as Dr. Enrique Enguidanos discusses with Victor Murray, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, and Cesar Armendariz, Inland Empire Health Plan, what makes an effective coalition, strategies for getting started, and how communities are pulling together the skilled and financial resources to make these coalitions a reality.

This podcast is now live on Apple, Spotify, and a number of other smaller platforms as well. A transcript of the podcast can be found, along with the audio, on our hosting platform, Buzzsprout. 

 

 

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Respite Care

Medical respite care tries to bridge the gap for homeless men and women who are too sick to be on the street or be in the shelter, but not sick enough to need to be in the hospital.

Dr. David Munson, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, and Andy McMahon, Vice President, Health and Human Services Policy UnitedHealthcare Community & State, discuss how to implement successful respite programs in this episode of Caring As Communities.

This podcast is now live on AppleSpotify, and a number of other smaller platforms as well. A transcript of the podcast can be found, along with the audio, on our hosting platform, Buzzsprout. 

Additional Resources from this episode: 

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Caring as Communities Podcast: Solutions for Homelessness

Homelessness remains a key issue for over half a million people in the US each year, with the pandemic and subsequent unemployment leading numbers to climb.

Join our guests Rob McCann, CEO of Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington, and Damian Mazzotta, Founder, and Chairman of The Shower of Hope, and learn what communities like Spokane and Los Angeles are doing to address this in our most recent podcast. This podcast is now live on AppleSpotify, and a number of other smaller platforms as well. A transcript of the podcast can be found, along with the audio, on our hosting platform!

 

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Addressing Racial Disparities in Health: Part 2 – Racism in Healthcare Today

The second in our series, Racism in Healthcare Today, has dropped! It’s available on AppleSpotify, along with a number of other podcast stations. A transcript of the podcast is available for our friends in the deaf community on our main platform, https://caringascommunities.buzzsprout.com/  

Listen today!

 

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Podcast Episode 6: Addressing Racial Disparities in Healthcare- Part 1

 

Listen to Part 1- The History of Racism in Medicine on Apple and Spotify !

Additional Resources:

Dr. Terralon Knight:

Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association

Knight Coaching:

Dr. John Vassall: 

Northwest African American Museum

  • How to be an Anti-Racist, Ibram Kendi
  • Caste: The Orgins of Our Discontent, Isabel Wilkerson
  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance

Dr. Kellee Randle

The Mama-Pikin Foundation

Equity Plus Ventures

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Caring for Communities Podcast: The Opioid Epidemic and Facilitating Better Medication Assisted Treatment
Although the opioid epidemic has been a rising concern for years now, the solutions available for those struggling with substance use disorder are slow to follow. Increased regulation about Sensitive Information—combined with the stigma of addiction—has posed unique challenges in the field of Medication Assisted Treatment.

Listen in as Dr. Enrique Enguidanos interviews Drs. Eric Ketcham and Gregg Miller to discuss what can be done to improve the MAT care available and key strategies for addressing the opioid epidemic.

Special Guests: 

  • Eric Ketcham, MD, MBA, FACEP, FASAM, FACHE, and Emergency Physician & Addiction Specialist at Presbyterian Healthcare Services
  • Greg Miller, MD, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer at Vituity

Moderator:

  • Dr. Enrique Enguidanos, CEO/Founder of Community Based Coordination Solutions, and practicing Emergency Physician in Seattle

Listen to the podcast on Apple and Spotify !

Additional Resources Available for this episode:

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration):

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Podcast Episode 3: Caring & Advocating for Provider Mental Health

Providers across the country face mental health challenges, including burnout and suicidal ideation. Learn more about these unique challenges from the nation’s leaders in provider health research and advocacy.

Join Dr. Enrique Enguidanos, CEO and Founder of Community Based Coordination Solutions and Kat McDavitt, Chief of External Affairs at Collective Medical as they interview Bernard Chang, MD, PhD, FACEP, Vice-Chair of Research and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Lisa Wolf, Ph.D., RN, CEN, FAEN, Director of Emergency Nursing Research at the Emergency Nurses Association.

Key topics:

  • Data on healthcare workers
  • The impact of COVID-19
  • How to support each other as healthcare professionals

Listen to the full episode here, on Spotify, or on Apple Podcasts.

About the Speakers

Bernard Chang, MD, PhD, FACEP and Vice Chair of Research and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Bernard Chang is Vice Chair of Research and Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University. He has research interests in clinician psychological and physiological health. He has received grant funding at the institutional, state, and federal level for his work on burnout and is currently one of the leading NIH-funded Emergency Medicine Principal Investigators in the United States with 2 active large (R01) federal grants looking at long term cardiovascular and psychological development of burnout in emergency physicians and nurses.

Chang received his Ph.D. from Harvard in psychology, his MD from Stanford and completed his Emergency Medicine residency training at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Prior to going to medical school, he served as a professional sailboat captain doing yacht deliveries internationally.

Lisa Wolf, PhD, RN, CEN, FAEN, and Director, Emergency Nursing Research at the Emergency Nurses Association.

Dr. Lisa Adams Wolf is the director for Emergency Nursing Research at the Emergency Nurses Association. Her work has focused on the intersection of  workplace environment, moral agency, and  clinical decision-making in the healthcare setting, as well as workplace violence, mental health and suicide in care teams.

Wolf is an adjunct professor of nursing at several area colleges and Universities, and maintains a clinical practice in a local ED. She holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Amherst College, master’s degrees in fine arts (Emerson College) and nursing (Molloy College), and a PhD in nursing from Boston College.

About the Podcast

The Collective Conscious is a monthly podcast aimed at addressing gaps in healthcare for some of our nation’s most vulnerable patients. Each month, we’ll meet with healthcare leaders to discuss what care teams, communities, and government agencies are doing to better support individuals with unique care needs—this includes mental and behavioral diagnoses, substance use disorder, homelessness and social determinants of health, and other complexities of care.

About the Hosts

Enrique Enguidanos, MD, MBA has over 20 years of clinical experience in emergency medicine—much of which has been spent also serving in organizational and systems management roles. As CEO and founder of Community Based Coordination Solutions and a practicing ED physician, he has spent over a decade developing and fine-tuning systems of care and community management systems that have proven very effective for frequent utilizers. He has organized these systems in a manner that allows CBCS to continuously reproduce care results across varying communities and healthcare systems.

Kat McDavitt is Chief of External Affairs at Collective Medical. With over ten years of experience in healthcare marketing, communications, corporate, and government strategy, she has positioned healthcare companies from small angel-funded start-ups to multi-vertical public corporations. Her knowledge of the healthcare industry spans both clinical and administrative innovations—as well as professional services—in the patient, physician, institutional, and payer markets.

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