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Author: Ted Weyn

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Heroes of Healthcare is a podcast dedicated to highlighting bold, selfless professionals in the healthcare industry who are focusing on transforming lives in their communities.
Topics include: patient care, quality care, quality service, quality providers, and more.
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It’s no secret frontline workers had it rough in recent months. They put their wellbeing on the line for ours. But how do they deal with the strain of such a demanding job? It’s a problem that vexed Heather Isola, Director of Physician Assistant Services at Mount Sinai Health System, in the early days of the pandemic — but ultimately, it boiled down to one thing: building resiliency. In the latest Heroes of Healthcare, Heather and I discuss resilience and how to build it in your healthcare teams. Heather explains: The situation facing PAs at the outset of COVID-19 Why traditional approaches to mental wellness weren’t cutting it How Mt. Sinai ultimately decided to tackle mental health through building resilience For more information on Mt. Sinai’s Center for Stress, Resilience, and Personal Growth, send an email to MS-CSRPG@mountsinai.com Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn. To hear this interview and more like it, subscribe to Heroes of Healthcare on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
How much of your healthcare can you trust to a computer? Turns out, it’s probably more than you think. Health informatics play a critical role in everything from diagnosis to decision-making. In this episode, I chat with Dr. Stanley Huff, Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Intermountain Healthcare and Clinical Professor at University of Utah in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, about the past, present, and future of informatics in healthcare. What we talked about: The history of computers in medicine How informatics can help diagnose disease How to harness data effectively to support better healthcare outcomes The role of informatics in reducing medical error through advanced decision-support How pandemics like COVID-19 underscore the need for more efficient data sharing Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn. To hear this interview and more like it, subscribe to Heroes of Healthcare on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
When a crisis strikes, how do you react? For many healthcare professionals, a crisis is a calling. That was the case for Dr. Juan Cucalon, Board-Certified Anesthesiologist, when COVID-19 hit earlier this year. In the latest episode of Heroes of Healthcare, Dr. Cucalon shares why he couldn’t just sit by and do nothing while a pandemic was raging. We discuss: How and why Dr. Cucalon stepped up to respond to COVID-19 The challenges in treating a new virus Why a second wave didn’t surprise Dr. Cucalon Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn. To hear this interview and more like it, subscribe to Heroes of Healthcare on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
In healthcare, things don’t always go as planned. So, it’s important to talk about the things no one talks about. And COVID-19 is proof. In our latest episode, Dr. Marc Napp, Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs & Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Mount Sinai Health System, explains how healthcare leaders prepare for the most unlikely events through emergency management. Marc discusses: The events that led to his focus on emergency management How he and other healthcare leaders approached the pandemic The tension between civic responsibility and civil liberties in the COVID era Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn.
Making their own medications. Prescribing meds to customers right on the spot. Pharmacists were a different kind of healthcare hero back in the mid 20th century. In this episode of Heroes of Healthcare, host Ted Weyn Jr. interviews his father, Ted Weyn Sr., a 91-year-old retired pharmacist. The pair discusses… The responsibilities of a pharmacist in the mid 20th century Why the drugstore was so integral to the community How pharmacies did more than just fill prescriptions Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn. To hear this interview and more like it, subscribe to Heroes of Healthcare on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
In our introductory episode, host Ted Weyn shares what you can expect when listening to Heroes of Healthcare.
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