In episode 4, Geroge, a patient navigating complex health issues, shares his experiences with our panel of healthcare professionals. Guests Dr. Sarojini Ratnakar and Mary Jo Bloominger, PA, discuss how healthcare workers can better meet the needs of patients like George, and the importance of understanding how cultural barriers can impact care.
This month's podcast host in Ann Garton, Director of the Institute for Person-Centered Care at St. Ambrose University
𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭: George, 50-year-old man living in Davenport, Iowa who has complex health issues
𝐀𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭: At 36-years-old, George suffered a heart attack. Ten to 15 years after that he was diagnosed with diabetes. Most recently he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭: Sarojini Ratnakar, M.D., UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭: Mary Jo Bloominger, PA, Academic Coordinator for the St. Ambrose Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program
𝘾𝙤𝙣𝙣𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙪𝙨!
𝙊𝙛𝙛𝙞𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙃𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙩𝙝 𝙎𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙘𝙚𝙨:
CDC - www.cdc.gov/
WHO - www.who.int/
Rock Island Co. Health Dept. - richd.org/
Scott Co. Health Dept. - www.scottcountyiowa.com/health
Illinois Dept. of Public Health - www.dph.illinois.gov/
Iowa Dept. of Public Health - idph.iowa.gov/
Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition - togetherqc.com
**𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐒 𝐏𝐎𝐃𝐂𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐖𝐀𝐒 𝐑𝐄𝐂𝐎𝐑𝐃𝐄𝐃 𝐓𝐇𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐆𝐇 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐏𝐇𝐎𝐍𝐄 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐓𝐇 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐒𝐀𝐅𝐄𝐓𝐘 𝐎𝐅 𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐏𝐀𝐑𝐓𝐈𝐂𝐈𝐏𝐀𝐍𝐓𝐒 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐓𝐎 𝐅𝐎𝐋𝐋𝐎𝐖 𝐂𝐔𝐑𝐑𝐄𝐍𝐓 𝐑𝐄𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐌𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐄𝐃 𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐓𝐇 𝐆𝐔𝐈𝐃𝐄𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄𝐒.**
St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, Iowa, USA.