Speakers On Healthcare Spotlights

Sandy Carter Named "Top 100 Influencers" by Onalytica
Onalytica discusses how Artificial intelligence - or AI - is a true part of our world, as well as a substantial hub of interest for science and business. Companies are ferociously investing in, engaging in and including artificial intelligence in their operations. AI in healthcare and medicine could organize patient routes or treatment plans better, and also provide physicians with literally all the information they need to make a good decision. Sandy Carter was named #17 on Onalytica's Top 100 Influencers. read more

Brand24 Selects Top 100 Marketing Influencers for 2017
Congratulations Sandy Carter! From top bloggers to CEO’s, the experts who make up this diverse group have extensive knowledge on business strategies, content creation, digital tech, and more. They all share 3 common traits: they actively maintain a strong social media presence; they consistently come up with new and creative ideas; and because they’re not just marketers, but online Influencers, their work is able to inspire on a global level. read more

Featured Blogger Dr. Rubin Pillay
This week's feature article is Trumping Obamacare…Decoding the American Health Care Act where Dr. Rubin Pillay outlines the GOP’s much-anticipated replacement collectively called the American Health Care Act (AHCA)Click Here. read more

Dr. Carroll Addresses Medicaid Spending in The New York Times
In the early 1960s, the program had only 3.4 million beneficiaries nationwide and today Medicaid covers about 81 million people, or about one in four Americans. In The New York Times article, "How Would Republican Plans for Medicaid Block Grants Actually Work?", Dr. Carroll discusses that there are only so many ways to cut Medicaid spending Here. read more

2016 CNN Top 10 Heroes - Brad Ludden
Speakers On Healthcare's own Brad Ludden was selected as one of ten CNN Heroes for 2016. He founded First Descents to give young cancer patients some "victory over their cancer"and help them face down their fears and realize they are not alone. A first descent is when someone successfully paddles a section of river that no one has ever paddled before. read more

The Art of the Heal - What does Trump's win mean for Healthcare In America?
76% of consumers want President-elect Trump to make healthcare a priority. Like a chief executive hired to turn a failing company into a profitable one, president-elect Trump has said he will take an unflinching corporate approach to overhauling the US healthcare system. For an industry that prefers stability to surprises-and one that has worked to adapt to the Affordable Care Act-Trump's "repeal and replace" agenda coupled with his proposed market based approach may create new uncertainty and opportunity. When planning your meetings, consider this timely presentation, Dr Pillay reviews Trumps' health policy platform and examines the potential implications and impact of a burgeoning New Health Economy. read more

Institute for Human Caring, advisory council member Tembi Locke
Tembi Locke was a kitchen widow before she became "The Kitchen Widow." Used to describe the wives of chefs, the term took on a whole new meaning when her husband and partner of 20 years, a Sicilian chef, died of cancer. "When he died," she says, "I did what I'd always done: I went back to the table." Pictured with Institute for Human Caring, executive director Dr. Ira Byock and co-advisory council member BJ Miller at the "Before I Die" Photography exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance. They are leading a transformation of health services to emphasize whole person care, encouraging patients to talk with their doctors and families about what kind of care they want through the end of life. read more

Dr. Maroon's New Book Release
SQUARE ONE - A Simple Guide To A Balanced Life will be released November 2016. It has already been met with rave reviews: "Through his unflinching candor and relentless research, Joe offers readers a gift we all need and crave, even when we don't quite know how to define it- a balanced life. This book has already changed me." Dr. Sanjay Gupta
"The way Joe Maroon takes care of himself and his patients is a testament to passion and great science. I often tell him that he is my hero and I want to be like him as I age. This new book is an important roadmap for anyone who wants to get and stay healthy." Dr. Daniel Amen read more

Tembi Locke Selects Speakers On Healthcare
Actress & Advocate, Tembi Locke, known as the "Kitchen Widow" has joined Speakers On Healthcare as one of their premiere speakers on caregiving, illness, grief and resilience. She shares her story about how grief can transform and resilience emerge! read more

Dr. Rubin Pillay Selects Speakers On Healthcare
Speakers On Healthcare is proud to announce the representation of healthcare executive and Medical Futurist Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD. Currently the Assistant Dean for Global Health Innovation at the School of Medicine, he is also the Chief Innovation Officer of University of Alabama Health System in Birmingham. An international expert in Health Leadership with a global reputation as a healthcare innovation and innovation management specialist and a Harvard Advanced Leadership Fellow in Health Innovation. read more

Congrats to Dr.. Carl Hammerschlag
April 2016...Phoenix Magazine features the Maestros of Medicine. While exciting, innovative and disruptive things happen in medicine, who pulls the strings, pioneers the research and performs the operations that keep the Valley at the forefront of medical advances? Who are the most powerful players in Valley healthcare today? Dr. Carl Hammerschlag is selected in the 25 Maestros of Medicine.Click Here. read more

Future Solutions for Healthcare - MedTech Chat Podcast with Dr. John Patrick
We would like to share the podcast where MedTech Chat talked with Dr. John Patrick asking him to share his medical predictions for the future of healthcare. The podcast captured many of the key aspects of healthcare he has been discussing with journalists over the past few months, based on his latest book: Health Attitudes: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare. Click Here. read more

New Release: Dr. Melina Jampolis - The Doctor on Demand Diet
Dr. Melina combines both the psychology of weight loss and the best available nutrition science to give you a 3 phase customized plan that is truly livable and will allow you to lose weight and keep the weight off. You don't have to give up any food groups and it works - just see what some of the test dieters with whom I had no interaction have to say. Check it Out! HERE read more

Dr. John Patrick Joins Speakers On Healthcare
We are proud to announce that Dr. John Patrick has selected Speakers On Healthcare to partner on his speaking career. He is gaining national attention on his latest book: Health Attitudes: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare and has been invited on several media outlets. Recently MedTech Chat invited him to reveal 5 medical predictions for the future of healthcare. Click Here. read more

Dr. Stephen Post Delivers TEDx Talk: It's Good To Be Good
Dr. Post opens his recent TEDx talk with "The Golden Rule" and draws upon his recent research on the health benefits of helping others (increased happiness, ability to cope with loss, lowered anxiety and stress). He underscores how in the most difficult of times empathy and kindness benefit the giver as much as the receiver. Click Here. read more

Dr. John Patrick Comments on Obamacare on FoxBusiness
On November 2nd, Dr. John Patrick was featured on FoxBusiness to discuss healthcare and in particular Obamacare. He did his best to avoid politics and preferred instead to focus on their last question: whether Obamacare is working? Journalists typically want a yes/no answer, but he steadfastly maintained it is not that simple. Click Here. read more

Stephen G. Post Joins Speakers On Healthcare
We are proud to announce that Best Selling Author, Stephen G. Post, PhD has selected Speakers On Healthcare for exclusive representation. Stephen has inspired thousands with a positive psychology message that impacts happiness, health, success and longevity. He is Professor of Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University, and Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics. read more

Dr. Aaron Carroll Wins National Institute of Health Care Management Digital Media Award
Congratulations to healthcare speaker, Dr. Aaron Carroll! - YouTube series Healthcare Triage topped 13 fellow finalists, including Forbes.com and Vox.com, to win the first National Institute of Health Care Management Digital Media Award. As the Series host/writer Dr. Carroll collected the prize Monday night in Washington, D.C. read more

Amazon.com Best Seller - The Next Happy by Tracey Cleantis
Congratulations to Tracey Cleantis on the Best Seller announcement from Amazon.com in both "Happiness Best Sellers" & "New and Notable Best Sellers" for her new book release: "The Next Happy: Let Go of the Life You Planned and Find a New Way Forward." When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up.
"A bold, brave and incredibly relevant book."- Lee Woodruff, New York Times bestselling author of Perfectly Imperfecta Life in Progress, with her husband, Bob Woodruff, and CBS "This Morning" contributor.
"...a must-read for anyone who's had enough of platitudes and is ready for a self-help manual with a dose of reality." - Publishers Weekly Starred Review read more

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Keynotes Adventist Health Foundation Gala
The Adventist Health Foundation selected Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, the most recognized figure skating star in the world, to keynote their third annual "Heroes of the Heart" Gala. As a cancer survivor, he is a constant reminder that with fortitude and determination, anything is possible. This year's event will highlight the premier cancer services and advanced cancer treatment technologies offered at Adventist Medical Center in Portland. read more

Dr. Green Featured Speaker at The International Conference on Active Aging (ICAA)
SOH speaker and brain health expert Dr. Cynthia Green was featured during the The International Conference on Active Aging (ICAA), the leading association in the active aging and wellness industry, conference kick-off session, "Think2.0," where she presented on cutting edge concepts in brain fitness, along with other experts in the field of active aging. Dr. Green also presented two workshops and participated in a private forum on cognitive wellness at the conference. read more

Slow Dancing With A Stranger, Meryl Comer's NY Times & Washington Post Best-Seller
In recognition of November being National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, we feature Meryl Comer's recent best-seller release as she continues to receive rave reviews: "I highly recommend an unflinching new memoir about dementia caregiving: "Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's." Few Alzheimer's memoirs are this honest about the challenges of long-term dementia care, or as moving as a call to action for better dementia care and more funding for Alzheimer's research." Martha Stettinius, Caregivers Blog. To view Meryl's videos, book reviews, Click Here. read more

Dr. Breus "Sleep Doctor" on Rachel Ray
One of Rachel Ray's viewers was struggling with sleepless nights and weight-gain and later discovered she's been snacking while sleep walking! Rachel called in Board Certified Sleep Specialist Dr. Michael Breus to create a regime for Stacy to help her sleep soundly through the night and manage her weight. To view the Rachel Ray episode featuring Dr. Breus, Click Here. read more

Steve Garvey Goes "Above and Beyond" at ADAKC Fundraiser
"Wow, Steve Garvey is an AMAZING and GRACIOUS man! He truly made our evening unforgettable!!!" says organizer of the Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County. Garvey shared his family story at The Heart Never Forgets the largest Annual Fundraiser to raise funds for the local Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County. The proceeds this year are earmarked toward the Capital Campaign to expand Adult Day Services in Kern County. read more

Dr. Oz Invites Brain Expert, Dr. Cynthia Green
The Dr. Oz Show delivers 3 bombshells that could lower your risk of getting Alzheimer's. Dr. Cynthia Green, brain health expert, leader in Alzheimer's research, and founder of the Memory Enhancement Program at Mt Sinai Medical Center joins Dr. Oz to discuss the first bombshell. To view Dr. Green on The Doctor Oz Show, Click Here. read more

Meryl Comer Joins Speakers On Healthcare
We are proud to announce that Meryl Comer has selected Speakers On Healthcare as her agency for speaking. She is president and CEO of Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer's Initiative and an Emmy-award winning reporter, veteran TV producer and business talk show host. Winner of the 2005 Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award and the 2007 Proxmire Award, Ms. Comer has provided testimony before Congress on behalf of the Alzheimer's Association and served on the 2008 Alzheimer's Study Group, charged with presenting a National Strategic Plan to Congress in March 2009. Her book: Slow Dancing With A Stranger will be released September 2, 2014. read more

"Expect Disruptive Technologies to Spark Exponential Growth"
At the America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2014 the group's annual conference keynote speaker Peter Diamandis MD, CEO, and chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, had the audience's full attention from his very first words: "We're living in the most extraordinary time ever. You're in for a wild ride ahead." Diamandis said exponential growth of disruptive technology and new business models will be in the driver's seat during the healthcare industry's "wild ride" over the next decade. "The rate at which disruption is occurring is accelerating," the pancreatic surgeon said, adding that faster and cheaper computing power is providing the foundation for emerging technology. read more

Kellogg's Partners with Dr. Travis Stork
Dr. Travis Stork, is partnering with Kellogg's(R) to educate families about the importance of breakfast and the positive nutrition they can get from a simple bowl of Kellogg's cereal and milk. Stork recommends families get protein in every meal as it's essential to satisfying hunger and maintaining a healthy weight. "I am a big believer that breakfast is the most important meal of the day," said Dr. Stork. "It's not just whether you eat it, but what you eat, and having protein with whole grains during breakfast is a great option. Protein is an essential building block for the body and whole grains provide energy. Starting the day with a cereal and milk breakfast, like a bowl of Kellogg's All-Bran(R) and one cup of milk, is an easy and convenient way to get the day started right." read more

Dr. Stork Is At Her Side For The 100 Mile Bike Ride
Life would be better without her leg. That's what Lauren Sepanske was told. Born with webbed toes and a pinky toe that stuck out the rim of her foot, she had multiple surgeries, however, after her freshman year her small frame began to feel the overwhelming pressure from her disabled foot, and the heavy weight of constant bullying. Sepanske's right leg was amputated on July 9, 2013. "I was up and walking in a prosthetic in about a month," Sepanske says. "I'm pain free. It was the best decision of my life. Her recovery turned to physical therapy, then on to training for a goal: to ride the Elephant Rock century road bike ride June 1st in Castle Rock, CO. She won't be riding alone. Dr. Travis Stork, was so inspired by Sepanske's journey that he offered to ride beside her for the entire 100-mile push. All the donations she raises will benefit the tuition to send other young amputees to the Paddy Rossbach Amputee Coalition Summer Camp. read more

Dr. Travis Stork Keynotes 2014 Aetna Customer Forum
Dr. Travis delivered his keynote: Becoming the CEO of Your Own Health to a standing ovation crowd at the Aetna 2014 Customer Forum designed for attendees to focus on 360 degrees of Health. He inspired audience members to feel empowered and taught them how to take control of their health with the simplest of lifestyle changes. read more

Susan Ford Bales Speaks on Substance Abuse in Nashville
Susan Bales addressed a community audience in Nashville, TV about her family's intervention to help her mother, Betty Ford. The luncheon was a fundraiser for Cumberland Heights, a facility helping people with addiction problems. Susan's story centered on the fact that an entire family is affected when a member has addiction problems. read more

Stan Hupfeld Webinar on ACA for Work Force Magazine
Stan Hupfeld was recently featured in a webinar for Work Force Magazine on the subject of the ACA and its impact on employers. We are pleased to share this webinar with you. Click here to download. read more

Dr. Travis Stork Moderates Panels for the Clinton Foundation
The Clinton Foundation Invited Dr. Travis Stork to Moderate 2 Panels for the Third Annual Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation Conference today. To read more about the Conference, click here. read more

Phylicia Rashad Takes Charge
Women's Healthcare advocate who urges women to take charge of their health, is taking charge in another area of her life - she is directing the play "Fences" at the Long Wharf Theatre in CT. read more

TODAY SHOW has expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman
AARP columnist and host, Barbara Hannah Grufferman, will appear on the TODAY SHOW with Kathy Lee and Hoda on Wednesday, December 11 to discuss Life after 50. She is the author of "The Best of Everything After 50". read more

Dr. Carroll Discusses the Online Launch of the ACA
On November 11th, Aaron Carroll, MD, joined Prof. Harold Pollack on Curbside Consult as they take a closer look at the online launch of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges. Listen/Watch as they discuss: Is the online experience a complete disaster, a series of expected glitches, or something in-between? Does this experience support the oft-repeated claim that government can't do anything right? How is the media coverage affecting the launch? read more

Dr. Travis Stork NEW Book Release - January 2014
Dr. Travis Stork an emergency room Doc and Emmy-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show "The Doctors" believes that oftentimes, when people come to the E.R., it's already too late. That's why he takes such pride in teaching people how to avoid preventable illness before it happens. The Doctor's Diet, to be released January 2014, is the cure to unhealthy eating an American epidemic with a death toll higher than that of car accidents, drug abuse, smoking, and gun violence combined. Stork outlines the steps to a healthier life with encouragement, personal anecdotes, and a passionate sense of urgency to rescue the reader from diet-related demise. Dr. Stork has created a flexible and workable diet plan that will help readers lose weight, restore health, prevent disease and ultimately add years to their lives. In the book, Dr. Stork explains all of the potentially fatal health risks associated with an unhealthy diet and the specific food groups that can act as medicines to attain immediate results. read more

Dr. Aaron Carroll's YouTube "Healthcare Triage" is LIVE
"Healthcare Triage" hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll features weekly episodes that explain healthcare policy, medical research, and answer a lot of other questions you may have about medicine, health, and healthcare. Tune in to learn a few facts you may not already know and be prepared to laugh along the way. read more

Marion Grodin tells of roller coaster life in memoir
Publisher's Weekly said of Marion Groding's memoir. "Standing Up" ,about her experiences with addiction and mental illness, "Grodin is unafraid to tackle funny, sad, deeply painful issues of self image and independence. read more

Dr. Travis Stork - Closing Keynoter
On October 30th, Dr. Travis Stork & Dr. James Sears, hosts of ABC's Emmy Award-winning informational talk show The Doctors, joined over 3000 AHIMA attendees as they discussed top health topics from patient care to nutrition/work performance. After their closing keynote, both attended a book signing exclusively for AHIMA attendees. read more

Will Glitches Derail Obamacare?
Tuesday, October 8 2013 Dr. Aaron Carroll says that the Exchanges are one week old: some tout success, others say disaster. He says those rooting for failure point to big problems with getting onto exchanges sites however, problems aside, people are visiting and many are signing up, which was the point. Carroll concludes by saying if government doesn't quickly fix access issues, people will feel bad about the law. Read Full Article here. read more

"Of Two Minds" with Terri Cheney wins prestigious VOICE award
The documentary, "Of Two Minds", featuring Terri Cheney won the VOICE award which is given by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It highlights people with behavioral health problems who share their personal stories of recovery to reduce stigma and promote public awareness of mental health issues. read more

ACA: Greater good for country requires some compromise
Stan Hupfeld, former hospital CEO and author of "Political Malpractice" was recently invited to appear on "Hannity" on Fox News, purportedly to discuss defunding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He wrote this for NEWS-OK...The panelists were seated on risers. My assigned place was next to a Fox regular. After introducing myself, she inquired whether I hated this "awful legislation." When I said that there were parts of the bill I found attractive, she was no longer interested in talking to me. What is it about our modern culture that makes us dismissive of opinions that don't mirror our own? The federal government is in gridlock because of this attitude: "I'm right. You're wrong. I have no interest in attempting to understand your point of view." Read Full Article here. read more

BIF Summmit #9 Featured Speaker Alexander Tsiaras
On September 18-19, 2013 one of the nation's most renowned storytelling gatherings, the BIF Summit, provides innovators with the space to be curious and crazy, get inspired and collide with unusual collaborators. Two days...Thirty stortellers...over 400 innovators, troublemakers, entrepreneurs, inventors, and transformation artists and our own Alexander Tsiaras, Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of TheVisualMD.com. His "Conception to Birth" video has over one million views on Youtube. Recipient of numerous awards, including the World Press Award, Webby and several Art Directors Awards, his work has been featured on the covers of Time, New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, LIFE and the London Sunday Times Magazine. read more

CNN Opinion: Worried about Obamacare? Fear not
September 18th as a Special to CNN, Dr. Aaron Carroll addresses "While Obamacare is complicated, our understanding of it doesn't have to be so. This is what Obamacare will do..." For more information, click here. read more

Susan Ford Bales Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree
Albion college in Michigan recently awarded Susan Ford Bales an honorary doctorate degree. She delivered the keynote address at the college's opening convocation. Susan has lived a life of service, helping her mother launch National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and serving on the Gerald Ford Presidential Foundation. For more information on Susan read more

Dr. Stork Headlines SHE Expo
Dr. Travis Stork, of the Doctors fame, joins fellow TV stars Deidre Hall, legend in daytime television, Caroline Manzo of the Bravo TV Series "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," and "Duck Dynasty" doyenne Kay Robertson for the She: An Expo for Women on July 27 and 28 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Described as "the ultimate girls weekend out," the She expo also features health screenings, beauty products and services, food sampling, health and nutrition products and various forms of pampering for girls of all ages. read more

Dr. Carl Hammerschlag Opening Keynote for CMSA
This week Case Management Society of America (CMSA) held its Conference & Expo in New Orleans. Dr. Carl Hammerschlag was the opening keynoter. The Twitter Feed was abuzz with quotes from his keynote: "You serve to facilitate people's health... It is an integral role. This is holy work!" "You have to look again at what you know... the truth is closer to what you feel in your heart." "Every act of genius is simply the result of a prepared mind and a serendipitous moment." "You need to touch the heart and soul of those people who are in your hands." "To do the work effectively you have to feel it in the soul." The audience joined Dr. Hammerschlag in addressing the future of case management. New horizons - new opportunities! read more

Congratulations to Dr. Stork
Congratulations to our own Dr. Travis Stork, one of the co-hosts of The Doctors - America's medical dream team delivering answers daily. On Sunday evening, they were nominated for Outstanding Talk Show Informative 2013 Daytime Emmy Awards. The Doctors, entering its sixth season this September 2013, won the 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative and has been nominated in the category every year since its inception in 2008. In addition, Dr. Stork and his co-hosts on The Doctors received consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 2011 and 2012. To preview the Emmy Nomination, click here. read more

Five Essential Tips for Caregivers
NY Times and USA Today bestselling author, Jane Heller, outlines five essential tips for caregivers from her recent nonfiction book, You'd better Not Die or I'll Kill You: A Caregiver's Survival Guide to Keeping you in Good Health and Good Spirits. To see the article that appeared in "Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care eNewsletter," click here. read more

Dr. Travis Stork Selects Speakers On Healthcare
Dr. Travis Stork selects Speakers on Healthcare for exclusive representation. An ER physician and host of the Emmy award-winning talk show, The Doctors, Dr. Travis Stork is a fervent believer in helping patients feel empowered when it comes to their health. He believes that oftentimes, when people come to the E.R., it's already too late. That's why he takes such pride in teaching people how to avoid preventable illness before it happens. Most people don't realize that they make 200-plus health-related decisions every day that dictate how well and how long they live. Stork believes health is not about the gym or a deprivation diet. Health is achieved by focusing on those seemingly inconsequential 200-plus decisions people make throughout the day. Invite him to speak at your next event! read more

The Best and Worst Sleep Positions
Sleep expert, Dr. Michael Breus, appeared on The Doctors and described the best and worst sleeping positions - which ones are better and which can cause harm. His comments were also posted on the Huffington Post. The feature can be viewed online at: here. read more

Sherri Shepherd's Diabetes Diagnosis
Sherri Shepherd's Diabetes diagnosis was her lifesaver. Her new book out, "Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes" details her personal experience. Profiled in USA TODAY; read more

Baxter Keynotes Voices of Hope Cancer Summit
Meredith Baxter visited Community Medical Center in Missoula, MT on April 24 to speak to cancer survivors. "What I enjoy is getting a sense of how the warmth and presence of the people at the hospital translate in the kind of medical care they get." read more

Modern Healthcare's list of 50 most influential docs in the US was just announced and Dr. Robert Wachter was recognized for the 6th year in a row. Joining him are Dr. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin, Dr. Atul Gawande, among others. For a complete list visit Modern Healthcare.here read more

Caregiving Tips With a Humorous Twist
Jane Heller's recent article with her special caregiving tips appeared in the Huffington Post. Sometimes laughter is the best medicine. Click here to read more http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stacey-gualandi/caregiving-advice_b_3064615.html. read more

Dr. Travis Stork Keynotes Nature's Sunshine Annual Convention
Travis Stork, M.D., an ER physician and host of the Emmy award-winning talk show "The Doctors" was the opening keynote for the 2013 Annual Convention focusing his message on obesity and prevention of critical health issues. He shared personal stories, health findings from his work as an ER physician, and his unique perspective for audience members to feel empowered and to take control of their health with the simplest of lifestyle changes. read more

Melina Jampolis, MD Keynotes Nature's Sunshine Annual Convention
More than 2000 attendees cheered as Dr. Melina Jampolis approached the stage at Nature's Sunshine 2013 Annual Convention. As the CNNHealth.com diet & fitness expert, her appearance last year was so well received that she was asked to deliver a repeat performance. She focused on improving health, increasing vitality, delivering greater longevity and preventing diseases through an optimal diet that supplies the basic needs of the body and fortifying the body's defenses. read more

How to Cure Cancer?
TIME Magazine's latest issue discusses treatments for cancer that include epigenetics. Epigenetics is the study of those environmental forces that effect the expression of genes. The field of epigenetics potentially offers individuals non-toxic therapies for the treatment and prevention of illnesses. This new field of science can empower individuals to become actively involved in their own healthcare by learning how to control the mind's negative emotional patterns. The mind's gift is creation and its curse is self-destruction. Dr. Paul Brenner is a Physician and Psychologist who has combined these fields into Psychosocial Oncology. He recently presented epigenetics at a TEDx event - click here. read more

Dr. Hammerschlag Featured Speaker on Creating Healing Communities
Dr. Carl Hammerschlag was the closing keynoter at the National Conference of the Association For Community Health Improvement. Weaving the language of science with the magic of his stories, he presented a paradigm-shifting model of prediction and prevention creating healthy communities that saves billions of dollars, provides better care and promotes the importance of sustaining connections and building community. read more

Reader's Digest - Dr. Travis Stork
Dr. Travis Stork is a practicing, board-certified emergency medicine physician. He starred in the eighth season of ABC's hit TV show The Bachelor and is the Emmy-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show, The Doctors. Dr. Stork believes in helping patients feel empowered when it comes to their health. He takes great pride in teaching people how to avoid preventable illness before it happens. Dr. Stork believes health is not about the gym or a diet, but is achieved by focusing on small decisions people make throughout the day that affect their overall health. He is the featured cover story on Reader's Digest, April edition and the opening keynote speaker for Nature's Sunshine Annual Convention, April 6-8th in Salt Lake City. read more

Featured Article Follows Speaker Tracey Conway Heart Event
Tracey Conway,featured speaker for the West Georgia Heart Luncheon on February 21st, wowed the women with her style - "1/3 Ellen Degeneres, 1/3 Dr. Oz and 1/3 Lazarus." She shared her story of being pronounced "dead" by the paramedics who were called into a previous speaking engagement, yet miraculously was revived by a volunteer firefighter through CPR. Read the featured story in the LaGrange News here. read more

Dr. Green, Featured Speaker for Women's Health Networking Event
Dr. Cynthia Green was the headliner for a healthy brain discussion for STRIDES, a women's networking event sponsored by Lowenstein Sandler LLP. Following the event, Christine Osvald-Mruz, Partner stated "You did a fabulous job, and I heard well-deserved gushing praise from our attendees. Thanks so much again for an informative, absorbing and inspiring presentation. We'll look forward to your ideas for future topics." read more

LaDonna Gatlin WOWs Women at Munroe Regional Medical Center Event
"What a dynamic and inspiring speaker!" the quote that appeared on the Facebook Page for Munroe Regional Medical Center following LaDonna Gatlin's keynote address. Women gathered in celebration of Women In Red, held at the Klein Conference Center in Ocala FL on February 21st. It was difficult to contain the energy in the room when she closed with her rendition of Amazing Grace, sung like only a "Gatlin" can do it. read more

Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Healing in Community
Dr. Carl Hammerschlag, a community psychiatrist, and pioneer in the practical applications of the new mind/body/spirit medicine recently spoke at the annual Trustee's Conference of the MN Hospital Assn about how to keep people out of hospitals, provide better healthcare and inspire people to become the principal agents in their own healing. Among the many changes will be an attempt to reduce hospital readmission rates. Section 3025 of the Affordable Care Act establishes a hospital readmission reduction program that will penalize hospitals for readmissions within days and weeks after discharge. Read post. read more

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Minds: What Every Woman Should Know
Our own memory fitness and brain health expert, Dr. Cynthia Green delivers a new program designed specifically for women. She says: "We may lead life with our hearts in mind, but what about our brains? While many of us worry about memory loss as we age, we often don't make the connection between cardiovascular health, our everyday intellectual vitality and long-term dementia risk. Yet vascular causes of cognitive impairment account for approximately 30% of dementia in the U.S., second only to Alzheimer's disease." Invite Dr. Green to deliver her heart-brain connection for women program and learn how we can best use that information to inform the actions we take towards a lifestyle that is healthy for both our hearts and our minds. read more

The Huffington Posts Lists "35 Diet And Nutrition Experts You Need To Follow On Twitter"
The Huffington Post says that "Twitter is a source of more information than anyone can possibly digest, but it's also the place to get up close and personal with top experts in every field. So who should you follow to learn the most about diet and nutrition? Here's our list: 35 Tweeps who really know their stuff, and are clever and entertaining in the process." Congratulations to our own Dr. Melina, one of the chosen experts. Read post. read more

Get Serious About Mental Healthcare
December 18, 2012 Dr. Aaron Carroll was featured on cnn.com addressing the tragedy in Newtown and in particular, responding to the million questions about gun control. However, he would rather focus on mental illness and how we might be able to prevent some tragedies if we did a better job of caring for this illness. Read his CNN article that is garnering wide range attention here. read more

Susan Ford Bales Gives Commencement Address
Presidential daughter, Susan Ford, addressed 1,000 graduating seniors at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI telling them about living in the White House, her mother's battle with breast cancer and substance abuse and her father's role in restoring trust in our government. read more

The Value of Listening by Carl Hammerschlag MD
Featured in the Clinical Psychiatry News, Dr. Hammerschlag talks about his work with Amazon Promise, a nonprofit organization that provides health care to indigenous people in the Amazon. Clinicians treated more than 200 patients over 4 days. For many patients, 20 minutes with a compassionate listener was an exceptional event. Read the full article here. read more

Healthy LIving Radio - Discusses "The Calendar Diet" with Dr. Melina
As a follow up to her keynoting Nature's Sunshine Leadership Conference in Dallas, Dr. Melina was interviewed on their Healthy Living Radio Channel about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and eating foods while they're in season throughout the year based on her second book, "The Calendar Diet: A Month by Month Guide to Losing Weight While Living Your Life." Put on your headphones, turn up the volume and enjoy! Right Click here to download. read more

Joe Flower Addresses Abu Dhabi Health Services
Joe Flower was invited to the evening celebration of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company - SEHA, and in his remarks he congratulated them on excellence and quality towards achieving world class healthcare. The following day, Joe facilitated a half day session on the concept of teamwork in healthcare as the path towards "centers of excellence." read more

Dr. Friedland Addresses ACO's & Evidence Based Medicine
One of the requirements in The Department of Health and Human Services final regulations on ACO's (Section 3022) states that "The ACO shall define processes to promote evidence-based medicine and patient engagement..." We are proud to introduce our representation of Daniel Friedland MD who is the author of Evidence-Based Medicine: A Framework for Clinical Practice, one of the first textbooks on this topic. In a highly inspirational speech, Dr. Friedland combines his expertise in Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) with the emergence of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO's) for an outstanding platform program. read more

Healing In Community - As seen in Ketchum ID
Dr. Carl Hammerschlag recently spoke to the Idaho Hospital Association where he told an audience of hospital exec's that it didn't make any difference who won next month's Presidential election because nothing could stop the cultural shift from the current healthcare model based on intervention to a new model of delivery based on prediction and prevention. Dr. Hammerschlag spoke about the importance of healing in community and stayed over a couple of days to restore his spirit, in a picture post card community of healing. This is rural America where people connect with each other and the land, celebrate their lives and honor their dead. We have a lot to learn, about healing, from this community! read more

John Larroquette speaks in Denver
John Larroquette helps raise $200,000 for community addiction treatment services at Denver's Arapahoe House http://www.arapahoehouse.org/2012. read more

Patient Responsiblity is "KEY" says Dr. Carl Hammerschlag
In his September 19th keynote address to the S Dakota Hospital Association Dr. Carl Hammerschlag says, "The medical industry must change to survive and that means throwing more responsibility back to patients. This is the future of health care. We must inspire people to be the principal agents in their own healing." Read Feature Article in Argus Leader read more

Should the Eligibility Age for Medicare Be Raised?
Featured in the Wall Street Journal, Dr. Aaron Carroll responds with "No: The Price Is Too High." (Read the Article). read more

Dr. Art Ulene Returns from Mountain Climbing in Peru
Here is what "Super Healthy Aging" looks like. Being over 75 didn't stop Dr. Art Ulene and his wife from a mountain climbing adventure in South America. read more

Award-Winning Filmmakers Select Speakers On Healthcare
Mike Bernhagen and Terry Kaldhusdal, producers of the award-winning documentary Consider the Conversation, are now available for speaking engagements exclusively through Speakers On Healthcare. This documentary examines multiple perspectives on end-of-life care and includes interviews with patients, family members, doctors, nurses, clergy, social workers, and national experts from across the country. read more

Health Care Reform and the Emergency Room (Dr. Aaron Carroll - CNN Opinion)
Opponents of health reform say emergency rooms give health care to all. "Not true," says our own Dr. Aaron Carroll who addresses "Why emergency rooms don't close the health care gap," in this May 7th CNN Opinion article. Read Complete Article read more

Does Memory Training Really Work? (Dr. Cynthia Green - Huffington Post)
Clinical psychologist and brain health/memory fitness expert; Dr. Cynthia Green discusses how several studies have been released that look at the value of memory training. "They give us some interesting new reasons why we should all be training our memories." Featured on Huffington Post(Read the Article). read more

Dr. Aaron Carroll CNN Opinion Feature
Dr. Aaron Carroll addresses how health reform could survive the loss of the individual mandate in his March 26, 2012 CNN Opinion article. Carroll starts with "How did we wind up at this place? Why would the Democrats have included something so unpopular in health care reform?" Read Complete Article read more

Meredith Baxter speaks on truth behind abusive relationships
A strong advocate for domestic violence awareness, Meredith Baxter is set to keynote three fundraisers for the cause in California and Connecticut this spring. She wrote about her own personal experience in her memoir, "Untied: A Memoir of Family, Fame and Foundering". read more

5 Step Cure for Forgetfulness: Dr. Green Talks With Bill Moller of WGN-Chicago
What simple steps can we take right now to make things more memory-able? Our own Dr. Cynthia Green joined Bill Moller of WGN in Chicago (Listen to Dr. Green) this past weekend to speak with his listeners about just that. They had a great time talking about a whole range of memory topics, including why we confuse our kids' names, how computer training exercises benefit our brain's performance, and why getting regular exercise is so critical to our brain health. read more

John Larroquette Stars again on Broadway
Recent Tony winner and TV actor, John Larroquette, is set to star in Gore Vidal's play, "The Best Man" opening on Broadway spring 2012. The play will have a limitd run until August. After that, Larroquette will keynote a Colorado fundraiser for substance abuse awareness in the fall. read more

Jim Turner to host new episodes of dLife
Actor and comedian, Jim Turner, will host new episodes of dLife TV, a cable show, dedicated to diabetes. A diabetic for over 40 years, Jim brings information to audiences as well as his lighthearted approach to living with the disease. read more

Vanessa Williams to co-author inspirational book with her mother
Singer and Desperate Housewives star Vanessa Williams has enlisted the help of her mother Helen Williams in writing a motivational book for women. Mother and daughter will discuss topics such as "success, failure, family, love, fear, loss, strength, resilience, children and living a meaningful life," The book is due out in spring 2012. read more

Susan Ford becomes ambassador for Susan Komen Cancer Foundation
President Ford's daughter has joined the Susan G. Komen Foundation as a new ambassador to promote awareness of breast cancer. A former spokesperson for the American Cancer Society, she speaks about her mother's experience with breast cancer while in the White House read more

5 Step Cure for Forgetfulness: Dr. Green Talks With Bill Moller of WGN-Chicago
What simple steps can we take right now to make things more memory-able? Our own Dr. Cynthia Green joined Bill Moller of WGN in Chicago (Listen to Dr. Green) this past weekend to speak with his listeners about just that. They had a great time talking about a whole range of memory topics, including why we confuse our kids' names, how computer training exercises benefit our brain's performance, and why getting regular exercise is so critical to our brain health. read more

Dr. Cynthia Green, one of America's foremost memory fitness and brain health experts offers her "30 Days To Total Brain Health," beginning January 1st. To receive her daily dose of totally brain healthy inspiration delivered directly to your inbox, Click here. Share it with your friends! read more

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