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Stay up-to-date on important topics and trends in the physician community with the MDAdvantage Podcast. A leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, MDAdvantage was built by physicians, for physicians. Our accomplished group of physicians, healthcare leaders, and legal and business professionals brings value through straightforward, reliable, and informed service. We champion for physicians’ professional and financial well-being because the ones who are always on call for us should be protected by people who are always on call for them.

Stay up-to-date on important topics and trends in the physician community with the MDAdvantage Podcast. A leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, MDAdvantage was built by physicians, for physicians. Our accomplished group of physicians, healthcare leaders, and legal and business professionals brings value through straightforward, reliable, and informed service. We champion for physicians’ professional and financial well-being because the ones who are always on call for us should be protected by people who are always on call for them.

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Stay up-to-date on important topics and trends in the physician community with the MDAdvantage Podcast. A leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, MDAdvantage was built by physicians, for physicians. Our accomplished group of physicians, healthcare leaders, and legal and business professionals brings value through straightforward, reliable, and informed service. We champion for physicians’ professional and financial well-being because the ones who are always on call for us should be protected by people who are always on call for them.

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Episodes

35 Orthopaedic Education: What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know about Common Hip Ailments

8/3/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with William H. Rossy, MD, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the management of all sports-related injuries at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, PA. Dr. Rossy provides advice to primary care physicians on evaluating patients’ hip pain and when to consider conservative treatment versus referral to a specialist. Dr. Rossy also expands on his experience in treating patients utilizing hip arthroscopy and cartilage...

Duration:00:12:28

34 CancerCare: Aiding Patients and Families in Need

7/27/2021
Patients exploring cancer treatment options often find themselves asking lots of questions they’ve never had to consider before. CancerCare, an organization providing professional support services, aids advanced cancer patients who are asking questions about their future and the treatments available to them, taking into account their personal goals and priorities. In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ellen Miller-Sonet, Chief Strategy and Policy Officer...

Duration:00:14:00

33 Aiding the Underserved: Understanding Health Access and Social Determinants at Scale

7/20/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Eric Jahn, MD, the Senior Associate Dean for Community Health, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, and Division Chief of Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Here, Dr. Jahn speaks about initiatives to improve access to care in medically underserved communities, as well as Project Echo —an international telementoring program helping providers better care for...

Duration:00:11:21

32 Social Determinants and the RWJBarnabas Health Beyond the Hospital Initiative

7/13/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with DeAnna Minus-Vincent, MPA, the Senior Vice President and Chief Social Integration and Health Equity Strategist at RWJBarnabas Health. Here, Minus-Vincent explains the RWJBarnabas “Health Beyond the Hospital” initiative, which is designed to address patients’ social determinants of health. Additionally, you’ll hear about how social determinants impact a patient’s overall healthcare experience, how this initiative...

Duration:00:17:20

31 Medical Innovations in Tissue Engineering: Aiding Individuals with Meniscus Tears

7/7/2021
In this MDAdvantage podcast episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Charles J. Gatt Jr., MD, an orthopedic surgeon at University Orthopaedic Associates and Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Gatt and his research partner, Michael G. Dunn, PhD, are the creators of MeniscoFix™, an innovative piece of medical technology that holds the potential to help many individuals who suffer from meniscus injuries that frequently...

Duration:00:10:37

30 How Bioethics Impacts the Lives of Patients and Physicians

7/4/2021
With COVID-19 and vaccines continually dominating the conversation within the healthcare industry over the last year and a half, physicians and caregivers have found themselves not only facing new challenges, but also seeking answers to questions previously never asked of them. In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Bryan Pilkington, PhD, an Associate Professor at Seton Hall University and the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. A researcher of bioethics, Dr. Pilkington expands...

Duration:00:16:35

29 Maximizing the Potential of Your Medical Practice

6/26/2021
Ensuring patients receive a positive healthcare experience isn’t solely the responsibility of physicians—every interaction with staff, before and after meeting with their doctor, all factor into the patient’s experience and opinion on a practice. As a veteran healthcare operations and revenue cycle expert, Pierre Scott, MBA, specializes in practice management, ensuring practices run smoothly and patients receive exemplary customer service. In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with...

Duration:00:17:22

28 Positively Managing Chronic Pain in Young Patients

6/10/2021
In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Katherine Bentley, MD, about how to manage chronic pain in young patients. Dr. Bentley, a pediatric doctor of Physiatry at the Children’s Specialized Hospital, describes their nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary chronic pain management program, including the treatment plan for chronic pain, the reassuring educational and support systems in place for patients and their parents, and the lengths care providers go to help young patients...

Duration:00:09:45

27 The Shared Responsibilities of COVID-19 Vaccines and Public Health Measures

6/7/2021
With vaccines becoming more available and health mandates lifting, a return to normalcy feels imminent—but we still have responsibilities to uphold to ourselves and to one another. In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronald Nahass, MD, one of the founders and the current President of ID Care, the largest physician group of infectious disease specialists in New Jersey. Hear about a variety of topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, from vaccine passports and the lowering of...

Duration:00:19:31

24 Difficult But Necessary Conversations: Palliative Care and COVID-19's Impact on Providing Relief

4/28/2021
While the role of palliative care physicians has always been an important one, the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a spotlight on just how integral these individuals truly are. With the number of difficult conversations rising in record numbers, the industry saw clearly how critical it was to have palliative care staff nearby to speak with patients and their loved ones. Jessica Israel, MD, Senior Vice President of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at RWJBarnabas Health, speaks with Steve Adubato,...

Duration:00:18:50

26 Bioethics During the Pandemic: Vaccination Hesitancy, Equality and Beyond

3/30/2021
Bioethics has taken a prominent role in the last year as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Carl Coleman, JD, Professor of Law and Academic Director, Division of Online Learning at Seton Hall University Law School, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about the ethical and practical considerations of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Release Date: May 11, 2021; Recorded Date: April 1, 2021

Duration:00:17:53

23 / Checking the Emotional Vital Signs of Our Physicians

2/12/2021
Amplifying physician voices amid COVID-19 clamor has been no small feat. Dr. Ripley Hollister, Board Member and Chair of the Research Committee of The Physicians Foundation, talks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about how those on the front lines need their emotional vital signs read to prevent the devastating effects of physician burnout. Released Date: February 16, 2021; Recorded Date: November 18, 2020

Duration:00:24:30

25 Understanding Patient Needs: The Role of a Healthcare Ethics Consultant During the Pandemic

2/1/2021
In a year full of uncertainty and questions surrounding illness and the pandemic, open patient communication and empathy became more crucial than ever. In this episode, hear from Elizabeth Bertolini, MMH, RN, HEC-C, a hospice and palliative care nurse, a clinical care ethicist and Co-Chair of the Bioethics Committee at Morristown Medical Center. She spoke with Steve Adubato, PhD, about the role of healthcare ethics consultants and palliative care providers, and their recent experiences...

Duration:00:15:29

22 Cybersecurity and Patient Privacy Concerns During the Pandemic

12/23/2020
As the move to digital healthcare increases, so does a practice’s data breach threat. Soumitra Bhuyan, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor at Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, talks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about the growing reach and sophistication of modern-day cyberattacks and how practices can safeguard the cornerstone of clinical medicine—patient privacy. Released Date: January 18, 2021; Recorded Date: November 18, 2020

Duration:00:13:49

21 A 2020 Post-Mortem: A Look Back at the Pandemic and Other Challenges Faced By Healthcare Systems

12/21/2020
As we approach a year since COVID-19’s move from mystery virus to global pandemic, Barry Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer of RWJBarnabas Health, and Steve Adubato, PhD, conduct a post-mortem about where the healthcare industry was prior to the COVID-19 spread, how clinicians handled the never-before-seen disease, and where the medical community stands now, as it continues to unpack the COVID enigma. Mr. Ostrowsky also looks back at the challenges his health system faced in...

Duration:00:24:30

20 Minimizing Targets: Data Security and Keeping Patient Information Safe

12/2/2020
Since the pandemic began, data breaches and information theft targeting medical practices big and small has risen substantially. With physicians distracted and healthcare networks quickly adapting to accommodate remote workers, online attackers are attempting to access sensitive patient data via phishing and network vulnerabilities. Tom Powers, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Strata-Defense, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, on how practices can keep their systems, staff and patients...

Duration:00:17:53

19 Handling Physician Burnout and a Community Operating Under Stress

11/22/2020
Dr. Martin Stillman, Assistant Medical Director at Hennepin Health Systems and the Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, on physician burnout. In a time where patient load and strenuous work mixes with an all-time high number of external stressors, physician fatigue and burnout is increasingly prevalent across the industry. Hear from Dr. Stillman on coping with burnout, leaning on intra-organizational support to deal...

Duration:00:17:53

19 Minimizing Targets: Data Security and Keeping Patient Information Safe

11/15/2020
Since the pandemic began, data breaches and information theft targeting medical practices big and small has risen substantially. With physicians distracted and healthcare networks quickly adapting to accommodate remote workers, online attackers are attempting to access sensitive patient data via phishing and network vulnerabilities. Tom Powers, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Strata-Defense, speaks with Steve Adubato, PhD, on how practices can keep their systems, staff and patients...

Duration:00:17:53

18 The Other Pandemic: Identity Theft’s Rampant Rise During COVID-19

10/18/2020
Identity theft is a threat to everyone, in this digital age, but this insidious issue has never been more prevalent than in our COVID-19 world. Paul Ferron, Vice President and Co-Founder of the identity theft restoration and protection company LibertyID, talks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about why data breaches are unavoidable, and what medical practices can do to lessen the negative impacts of a breach. Released Date: October 19 2020; Recorded Date: July 29, 2020

Duration:00:17:06

17 Advocating for Our Vulnerable Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

8/25/2020
At the height of the pandemic, Founder and Medical Director of Goals for Care Coalition in New Jersey, David Barile, MD, worked with his team to educate and advocate for New Jersey’s elderly residents in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Listen as Dr. Barile shares his perspective on the pandemic and how it has affected long-term care. Released Date: September 3, 2020; Recorded Date: July 29, 2020

Duration:00:17:41