Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer for Boston Medical Center Health System (BMCHS) David Twitchell explains why taking medication as prescribed is so important (even if the symptoms have subsided), why a patient may not follow proper protocol to taking medication, and who a patient should talk to if they have questions regarding the medication.
In this panel discussion, Dr. Sarah Bagley and Alicia Ventura, MPH share how to increase awareness and understanding of substance abuse disorders, what goes on during recovery month and the importance of family engagement in addiction treatment.
If you are ill and need medical attention but do not have a life threatening emergency, it's best to avoid a visit to the Emergency Room. In this panel interview, Luis Ticona, MD and Mercedes Diaz, RN, share more information.
In this panel interivew Dr. Jessica Taylor and Jessica Stewart discuss BMC's approach to PrEp, why a patient would choose PrEp, what patients can expect during drug administration and how PrEP can impact a patient's life.
In this podcast, Dr. Tuhina Neogi is introduced as the new Chief of Rheumatology at Boston Medical Center. She discusses her background and explains the many services available in the department of rheumatology.
Dr. Curiale explains the importance of follow up care after a stroke, recovery treatment options and BMC's recognition from the American Stroke Association for the involvement in Get With The Guidelines® program which helps patients receive the benefits of the latest guidelines-based treatment.
Dr. Jennifer Siegel shares what gender identity means, the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, and the different levels of care offered for patients at the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
Sleep disorders are common, can affect your quality of life, and in fact, your overall health if not treated. Dr. Sanford Auerbach shares information on BMC's new sleep lab and the many treatment options for sleep apnea and other related sleep disorders.
The Feeding and Swallowing Program at Boston Medical Center specializes in helping infants and children who have difficulty eating and drinking.
Kerry Pearl, CCC-SLP shares symptoms of feeding or swallowing difficulty, pediatric dysphagia, and treatment options available.
Dr. Megan Bair-Merritt discusses the BMC Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family, how it helps families in urban areas, and why BMC hopes it will be a model for other healthcare organizations to implement.