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Stories of Care

Jul 9, 2024

In this episode of Stories of Care, host Megan Srinivas, MD, MPH, is joined by Susy Hota, MD, MSc, to discuss infection prevention, health care equity, and the impact of the pandemic on burnout among health care professionals. Dr. Hota shares her journey from medical training to specializing in infectious diseases and...

Jun 11, 2024

Research shows that nurse-driven protocols can reduce HAIs. In this episode of Stories of Care, we discuss what nurse-driven protocols are, how they can benefit everyone in the care environment, and how physicians and nurses can partner to incorporate them into clinical practice

May 14, 2024

In this episode of 'Stories of Care', Megan interviews Dr. James Lewis, Health Officer for Snohomish County, Washington, who has an extensive background in infectious diseases, public health, and epidemiology. He shares his intensive experiences dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, especially focusing on infection...

Apr 16, 2024

In this episode of Stories of Care, we talk with Michelle Doll, MD, a health system epidemiologist with Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, about the importance of hand hygiene in health care settings. Dr. Doll discusses challenges with and strategies for improving hand hygiene, the impact of automated...

Dec 19, 2023

Approximately 15% of Americans live in a rural setting, and they are at a greater risk of death from 5 leading causes (heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, stroke and chronic lower respiratory disease) than urban Americans.  Studies looking at rural hospitals note unique challenges: health care staff shortages,