"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS.
The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.
Episode 43, "Is Telehealth Here to Stay for Alzheimer Disease Care?" features an exclusive interview with Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS, director, Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, and associate professor of neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She shared her experience with telemedicine in this population over the last year and discussed how it and similar tools can increase access, help overcome social determinants of health, and encourage engagement with the community.
The stories feature in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:
1:15 – The switch to telemedicine at the onset of the pandemic
3:40 – The benefits versus the challenges of telemedicine
5:50 – Overcoming the technologic barriers for patients
7:50 – The impact of social determinants of health
9:25 – Neurology News Minute
12:40 – Engaging the community about Alzheimer disease and dementia
17:20 – Telemedicine's impact on education efforts and clinical trial recruitment
19:40 – The "next big thing" in Alzheimer disease
21:40 – Final thoughts for the clinical community
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