MedNet21 Overview Training

Here’s the link to the latest MedNet21 Overview Training, specifically for our hospital site administrators.   The total time of the training is 46 minutes and 44 seconds.

MedNet21 Overview Training Video – Total Time 46:44

https://mediasite.osu.edu/Mediasite/Play/50752d5be1364b17938ebd462bf2741d1d

Resource files for training video:

Agenda

https://osu.box.com/shared/static/cnc3m0axryzrit63mxr67epl8pzoo8iu.docx

Attendance form

https://osu.box.com/shared/static/lob1y764vtauihql4wb12fhmd06pw8hy.xlsx

Evaluation instructions

https://osu.box.com/shared/static/auieijane3uy01bf5xyt2jcg83b5vdhh.pdf

On-line Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention. Most cancers can be prevented by changing behaviors at an early age, by appropriate vaccinations, and by detection of pre-cancerous conditions. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you how to prevent cancer in your own patients. Joining our moderator in the studio are cancer prevention experts from the Ohio State University. Dr. Electra Paskett is a Professor and the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. And Dr. Darrell Gray is a gastroenterologist and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND evidence-based cancer prevention recommendations; and DEVELOP ways to integrate evidence-based cancer prevention and early detection recommendations in clinical practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Brief overview of causes of cancer
  • Screening for pre-cancerous conditions
  • Lung cancer screening programs
  • Improving colon cancer screening rates
  • Addressing racial disparities in childhood obesity
  • Experiences with cancer screening in Appalachia

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Webcast Discusses New Drugs for Heart Failure

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Discusses New Drugs for Heart Failure. If you are at all affiliated with a hospital, any hospital, then getting the management of heart failure right the first time is not only good medicine, it’s good business. Currently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services penalizes hospitals for excessively high 30-day readmissions for patients with heart failure. This year, 76% of U.S. hospitals will pay a penalty for excessively high readmissions for a total of $428 million dollars. So we are more incentivized than ever before to be at the top of our game for heart failure treatment. In the studio, with moderator Dr. Jim Allen, to update us on heart failure treatment are two of Ohio State University’s top heart failure specialists. First, to tell us about new medications for heart failure, cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Brent Lampert. And then to tell us about new devices used to treat heart failure, is Assistant Professor from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Rami Kahwash.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Provide an OVERVIEW of the primary prevention strategies of sudden cardiac death in chronic systolic heart failure; and DESCRIBE the role of new defibrillation strategies (wearable ICD and subcutaneous ICD) in the prevention of sudden cardiac death.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New medications for heart failure
  • New devices for heart failure
  • Future Apps for Cardiac hemodynamic monitoring
  • Ivabradine and sacubitril-valsartan in diastolic heart failure

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.