For Administrators looking for ways to improve patient health and awareness, Heart Matters is a podcast series that focuses on all aspects of heart health. It is produced in partnership with the Providence Heart Institute and Boston Scientific, providing listeners with comprehensive and informative content related to the overall health and function of the heart.
Alexander Pan Judy Ducsik, Executive Director of the Providence Oregon Heart Institute, speaks with Dr. Alexander Pan, a Cardiology Specialist with Providence Heart Institute, about the best ways to take care of your heart to prevent heart disease or get your heart healthy after a heart event. More than 90% of heart disease is preventable, so this discussion is important for learning how to take good care of your heart no matter where you are in your journey
Dr. John Waggoner, Interventional Cardiologist at Providence Heart Institute, speaks with Dr. Alejandro Perez, a Vascular Disease Specialist, also with the Providence Heart Institute, about vascular disease. We learn about the different types of vascular disease, causes and symptoms, along with the different treatments for it, and most importantly, prevention.
In this episode of Heart Matters, Matt Ducsik, Vice President of Providence Clinical Institutes, and Dr. Lida Turner, Medical Director of Ambulatory Psychiatry at Providence Swedish, discuss mental health and cardiac recovery. Recovering from a heart event can come with many changes that can feel challenging and overwhelming. In this episode, we talk about what you might be going through mentally and physically, how best to tackle the new routines to avoid becoming overwhelmed and finding the support you need during recovery.
Matt Cohlmia, Executive Director of Digital Strategy at Providence sits with Matt Ducsik, VP of Clinical Institutes at Providence, to discuss virtual networks of care. They speak about what that means, the various types of virtual care along with who it may impact and how it's changing the face of healthcare today, and in the future.
Dr. John Waggoner speaks with specialist in adult and pediatric cardiology, Dr. Jeremy Nicolarsen about congenital heart disease. They will discuss what congenital heart disease is, how and when it's generally diagnosed and innovations in treatment that are allowing patients to live longer and healthier lives into adulthood.
In this episode of Heart Matters, host Judy Ducsik, Executive Director of the Oregon Heart Institute at Providence, speaks with Dr. Shephal Doshi and Dr. Steven J. Compton, both Cardio Electrophysiologists with Providence. Their discussion is centered around the heart condition atrial fibrillation-the causes, symptoms and some of the treatments. Additional treatment options will be discussed more in a later episode.
Dr. John Waggoner speaks with Dr. Xioang Huang, cardiac specialist with Providence, and Sam Conaway, President of US Cardiology Sales and Chair of the Boston Scientific Close the Gap initiative, about barriers to care in the healthcare system. They dig deep on disparities in the system and what steps Providence and Boston Scientific are taking to combat these important issues.
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In this episode of Heart Matters, Judy Ducsik, Executive Director of Providence Heart Institute, and Dr. Ty Gluckman, medical director of the Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS) at Providence, discuss advancements in delivery of care in cardiology.
In this episode of Heart Matters, Judy Ducsik, Executive Director of Providence Heart Institute, and Dr. Lori Tam, cardiology specialist at Providence, discuss causes of heart disease in women.
Dr. John Waggoner, Interventional Cardiology Specialist with the Providence Heart Institute, speaks with Dr. Miles Hassel about the importance of the food you eat and how it might affect your heart health. Dr. Hassel is an internal medicine physician based in Portland, Oregon, who has also authored a book related to our topic today, called Good Food, Great Medicine.
In this episode of Heart Matters, Matt Ducsik, Vice President of Providence Clinical Institutes, and Dr. Lida Turner, Medical Director of Ambulatory Psychiatry at Providence Swedish, speak about the concept of knowing vs. doing. We discuss why we continue behaviors and patterns when we "know better" and how we can work to overcome those mental barriers when it relates to improving our health.
Navigating our health and what's happening with our bodies can be confusing. It's difficult to know when something you're feeling is just a normal part of aging or if it's something more serious. In this episode of Heart Matters, Judy Ducsik, Executive
Director of the Providence Heart Institute of Oregon and Dr. Daniel Eisenberg, Interventional Cardiologist with Providence break down the symptoms you shouldn't ignore when it comes to your heart.
Patients receiving care related to their heart know it takes a team of health care professionals. In this episode of Heart Matters, host Matt Ducsik, Vice President of Providence Clinical Institutes, talks with Dr. Charles Rossow, Interventional Cardiologist with Providence and Suzanne Talarico, Nurse Practitioner and Chief Nursing Officer of Physician Enterprise at Providence about the important role each person plays on the cardiac team, and how they work together to put our patients at the heart of everything we do.