Netsmart Carethreads Podcast

CareThreads Podcast

Welcome to Netsmart CareThreads, a podcast where human services and post-acute leaders across the healthcare continuum come together to discuss industry trends, challenges and opportunities. Listen as we uncover real stories and have conversations about how to continue to grow and innovate to improve the quality of care for the communities we serve. Select your preferred platform below:

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Carethreads Episode 6
Episode 6

Redefining the Expectations of Aging

Doug Leidig, president and CEO, Asbury Communities
Jeremy Mercer, Netsmart

October 27, 2020

With more than 10,000 Americans turning 65 each day, the Baby Boomers are about to make their mark on the post acute industry. How will they shape what the future of our industry looks like?

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Episode 5

Keeping Suicide Prevention Top of Mind All Year Round

Lisa Desai, Psy.D., director of behavioral consulting, MindWise Innovations
Lea Karnath, senior program manager, MindWise Innovations
Keith Boushee, Netsmart

October 01, 2020

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among today’s youth; therefore, we must continue to expand awareness and encourage individuals to take action. Awareness is the first step to prevention, and we all can play a role in supporting one another, preventing suicide and removing the stigma surrounding mental health.

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Episode 4

Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Kim Krantz, president, Catholic Home Care & Good Shepard Hospice
Jennifer Sherman, Netsmart

September 22, 2020

In COVID hotspots, hospitals and other health care providers quickly rose to the occasion this spring when faced with a rapid influx of new patients. Catholic Home Care & Good Shepherd Hospice on Long Island cared for more than 1,100 COVID-positive patients and 400 hospice patients who are COVID positive. They've also kept a rehospitalization rate to less than 1%. How did they do it?

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Episode 3

How to Survive and Thrive During COVID-19

Mark Parkinson, president & CEO, American Health Care Association
Jason Banks, Netsmart

September 15, 2020

2020 looked like a banner year for long-term care until COVID struck. Very soon, it became clear that our facilities not only would fail to escape the virus, but we would become ground zero for it. 

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Episode 2

The Role of Hospice in Senior Living Communities

Balu Natarajan, M.D., chief medical officer, Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Jason Banks, Netsmart

September 04, 2020

In this episode of Netsmart, Jason Banks, vice president of post acute care for Netsmart talks with Balu Natarajan, M.D., chief medical officer with Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Be the Change … or the Change Will Be Forced on You w/ Dr. Joe Parks

Joe Parks, medical director, National Council for Behavioral Health
AJ Peterson, Netsmart

August 27, 2020

In this episode of Netsmart, AJ Peterson, vice president and general manager of Netsmart Technologies, talks with Dr. Joe Parks, medical director for The National Council for Behavioral Health and distinguished research professor of science at Missouri Institute of Mental Health with the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

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Episode 0

Introducing Netsmart CareThreads

Tom Herzog, Netsmart
Scott Green, Netsmart
Dawn Iddings, Netsmart

August 07, 2020

In this intro episode, host Tom Herzog talks with Scott Green, senior vice president and general manager of human services at Netsmart, and Dawn Iddings, senior vice president and general manager post-acute at Netsmart, about why we're doing what we're doing on this show. 

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