Podcasts

Podcasts

By Julie Gould

Podcast Series:  In this episode, Steven Albelda, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Pulmonary Division, discusses a $10 million grant that Penn Medicine recently received from the National Cancer Institute and explains how a team of researchers hopes to expand the use of CAR-T therapy and improve outcomes for patients with solid tumors.

 

By Julie Gould

Podcast Series: In this episode, Elizabeth Budde, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope, discusses recommendations that were recently created by a National Comprehensive Cancer Network task force for use of CAR-T therapy and also explains why she is concerned about current reimbursement models for CAR-T therapies. 

 

By Zachary Bessette

Podcast Series: Gary Goldstein, business manager of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Stanford Health Care, discusses the changes needed for increased CAR-T administration in the outpatient setting as well as commercial and provider concerns about the latest reimbursement news.

 

By Zachary Bessette

Podcast Series: Michael R. Bishop, MD, Director, Cellular Therapy Program, University of Chicago Medicine, discusses the challenges providers face when navigating Medicare and Medicaid policy for administering chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy as well as the future applications of cellular therapy.

By David Costill

Podcast Series: We discuss the clinical aspects and mechanism of CAR-T therapy for the treatment of hematological malignancies with Nicole Trask, PharmD, a clinical consultant Pharmacist at UMass Medical School.


 

By Dave Costill

In this episode of the First Report Managed Care podcast, we spoke with Russell J Spjut, PharmD, about how the emergence of FDA-Approved CAR-T therapies for the treatment of hematological malignancies could impact managed care.

By Cindy Peña

When we visit the doctor, we don’t often think, “I wonder how she/he is feeling today?”  Few of us realize there is such a thing as physician burnout. It’s apparently an epidemic in healthcare and poses a serious challenge to achieving the Triple Aim of better patient care and better population health at a lower cost.

The "Survey on Aging in America" has found that Americans are optimistic about aging. But who is benefiting the most from aging, and what can we do in the future to ensure everyone ages successfully? Find out as Dr. Zia Agha, from the West Health Institute, explains. This podcast is part 6 of a 6-part series. Read the news exclusive about the study on Consultant360 here.