Our Story: Living with and Managing Sickle Cell Disease (Nicholas H.)

This video is a presentation of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Our Story: Living with Sickle Cell Disease Bridget H.: What game am I winning at? Nicholas H.: Operation. Bridget: When I tell someone my son has sickle cell, the first thing they say is — what nationality, what are you? I believe…

Colleen McGavin: Patient Partner in Health Research / Patiente partenaire dans la recherche en santé

Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Discoveries for life. For several years Colleen McGavin has been giving voice to the unique needs and perspectives of patients and families. Sharing her story and real life experience has brought her many opportunities to participate in building a better health system. Her involvement as a partner in health research…

The patient: A missing partner in the health system: Vincent Dumez at TEDxUdeM

Everyone finds it a little hard to explain in a nutshell the ‘patient-partner’ concept. To start with, you know, our health care agencies, often, too often, forget a simple thing, and yet something so essential for its efficiency but also for its humanity, that is every patient and their relatives, at one time or another…

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

KENDRA: My name is Kendra, and I have high blood pressure, and I was diagnosed in 2006. Prior to my diagnosis, I was a single mom. I never exercised. I had headaches all day, every day, especially in the morning or when I went to bed at night. I always felt fatigued. We were sponsoring…

Microsoft HoloLens 2: Partner Spotlight with Philips

>>In the image guided therapy business of Philips, one patient, every single second, somewhere on Earth, is treated with one of our products. So, that’s 28 million patients a year that can be treated because of the work that we do here. That was the big reason I came to Philips. Image guided therapy is…

Transforming Supply Chain Strategy to Enhance Patient care

Patient experience is more than what happens between clinician and patient. At Kentucky-based Baptist Health, so much happens behind the scenes. With patient and system needs growing, Medline took an integrated approach with supply chain and clinicians to drive lasting solutions. Centralized supply chain designed to support standardization saved nearly $8.2 million. Medline Supply Chain…

Clinical Partnership Grounded in Holistic Nursing Practices

Saint Thomas and Marian University are a great partnership and great together. They’re getting the faith-based education plus the faith-based clinical experience as well. I’ve had a lot of experience in different hospitals around this region and I can truly say that I can feel the difference here, within Saint Thomas. They train a lot…

Living With and Managing Sickle Cell Disease

TIFFANY: I’ve lived with sickle cell my whole life. I’ve never known anything else. I have sickle cell disease. I have SS. That’s the most severe form of sickle cell disease. The doctors told my parents that I probably wouldn’t live to see my 18th birthday. Sickle cell was like a death sentence, but now…

Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?

Homeopathy may be the most controversial but also the most popular alternative medicine. While some argue against it, others swear by its great power and effectiveness. How does homeopathy work? How did it become what it is today, and what can modern medicine learn from it? The first principle of homeopathy is “like cures like.”…

Q&A about Google’s Q&A Feature

Google Q&A is a feature that allows anybody that’s on google to leave a question on a local business listing. That question can be about a range of topics. They can select anything they want and just leave a question. And then any user out there can answer that question. It doesn’t have to come…