The Self-Care Community Podcast

Value-Based Care: The Role of Physician Leaders and Teams.

By Ruthann Russo | August 30, 2019 |

In her book, Road Maps to Value-Based Profitability, Jennifer Ternay describes the role of data, technology, and shifting the way care is delivered. She has found the key to value-based care is support from “informal” physician leaders and team-based care.

Resolving Burnout For Nurse Managers.

By Ruthann Russo | August 30, 2019 |

Leadership without self-care has a cost. Dr. Peg Below, a nurse leader, speaks about the acute problem of health professional burnout, specifically nurse leaders. In her work and research, she has identified the value of certain mind-body practices, but her most important finding? Set boundaries!

Treating Patients With Opioid Addiction In Community.

By Ruthann Russo | August 30, 2019 |

All of our lives are touched by addiction. Dr. Alexis Blount shares both personal stories as well as her research and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders, specifically opioid addiction. The value of being treated in community rings clear in her work.

Treat Symptoms of Chronic Disease with Acupressure and Essential Oils.

By Ruthann Russo | August 2, 2019 |

Ryan Smith, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Teacher and APP developer joins me to discuss his work with cancer patients at NY Presbyterian Medical Center. Ryan shares some of the acupressure and essential oil techniques he uses on patients and himself to increase energy in the morning and de-stress at the end of the day!

Cancer Survivors with Dr. Francinne Lawrence

By Ruthann Russo | July 1, 2019 |

Dr. Francinne Lawrence describes the Cancer Survivors’ program she created for a health system in Louisiana. She gives advice on how to recruit and retain participants and the benefits of the program to the patients, families, and the health system.