HealthFirst Talks – HealthFirst

Why Dentists Should Be Concerned about Superbugs and Antibiotic Resistance

On this episode of HealthFirst Talks, host Dr. Don Cohen, Chief Clinical Officer, HealthFirst, talked with a panel about the concern of superbugs and antibiotic resistance in dentistry. The panel included Dr. Fiona Collins, General Dentist and infection control expert, Dr. Scott Cohen, family physician and clinical informaticist, Dr. Heather Ferrarese, a clinical pharmacist with…

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Shining a Light on UV Disinfection

Ultraviolet, more commonly referred to as simply UV, light is gaining popularity as an additional measure offices and schools can take to effectively control and prevent infection indoors in the era of the novel coronavirus. Dr. Fiona Collins and Dr. Scott Cohen of the HealthFirst Medical Advisory Board joined the HealthFirst podcast to outline the…

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Methods for Safeguarding the Air We Breathe, Part 2

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust air quality into the spotlight, particularly in the spaces we inhabit most, such as our homes, workplaces, schools and more – and Dr. Scott A. Cohen of the Bassett Healthcare Network and infection prevention specialist Dr. Fiona Collins are back with another look at how we can go about safeguarding…

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HealthFirst Talks: Safeguarding Our Air against Viruses and other Pathogens

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust air quality into the spotlight, particularly in the spaces we inhabit most, such as our homes, workplaces, schools and more. Fortunately, there are lines of defense against airborne viruses and pathogens. To explore those solutions, Dr. Scott A. Cohen of Bassett Healthcare Network and infection prevention specialist Dr. Fiona…

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HealthFirst Talks: COVID-19 Trends: Facts, Misinformation and Late-Breaking News

With vaccines rolling out around the globe, the “end” of the COVID-19 pandemic may be in sight – but there are still plenty of hot topics to tackle in exploring how the world has responded and shifted in the wake of this uncertain era. On this episode of HealthFirst Talks, Dr. Scott A. Cohen of…

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HealthFirst Talks: COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Should Know

After nearly a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) approved two vaccines. There are lots of questions about how they work and if they are safe. Discussing these topics day are Dr. Scott Cohen, Chief Medical Information Officer and Chief Performance Improvement Officer for Bassett Healthcare Network, and Dr. Fiona Collins,…

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HealthFirst Talks: COVID-19 Updates and Influenza Trends

With COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations rising, what role will influenza play this season? Will all the extra precautions reduce flu numbers? And how is the story of COVID-19 and the flu playing out in practices? Answering these questions and more are three medical experts: Dr. Scott Cohen, Chief Medical Information Officer and Chief Performance…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Exploring the Different COVID Tests
December 23, 2020

On this episode of HealthFirst Talks, host Grace Huang welcomes two medical expert guests to discuss the different COVID-19 tests, their efficacy, and what test to use in different scenarios. Those guests are Dr. Scott Cohen, Chief Medical Information Officer and Chief Performance Improvement Officer for Bassett Healthcare Network, and Dr. Fiona Collins, dentist and…

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What Emergencies Happen in Dental Offices And How To Prevent Them
March 5, 2020

Visits to the dentist’s office are already stressful enough, without considering the emergencies that can and do happen in routine dental procedures. Allergic reactions, fainting, asthma attacks, and even heart attacks are not entirely uncommon, explains guest Damon Matlon, Product Manager for HealthFirst. Marketscale’s Healthcare Podcast explores how dental offices prepare for these emergencies…

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It’s Time to Make Life-Saving Crash Carts More Available, Easier to Use
September 27, 2019

On today’s episode of the Healthcare podcast brought to you by Marketscale, host Sean Heath is getting a crash course on medical crash carts from HealthFirst’s marketing and product manager Lynda Goodrich. Since 1971, Washington-based HealthFirst has been providing dental and medical offices cost-effective solutions for medical emergency preparedness, infection control, medical waste, and…

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