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Five Minutes with Kerrie Warne: Data-Driven Decisions Drive Performance Improvement—and a Whole Lot More

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this installment of “Five Minutes with…” guest interviewer Kim Goin talks to Kerrie Warne, Director of St. Alexius NewStart Program at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, about how she used data-driven performance techniques to evaluate and improve her bariatric program. by Kim Goin and Kerrie Warne

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5 Minutes With… Evan P. Nadler, MD

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dr. Nadler is Co-Director, Children’s National Obesity Institute, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC; Principal Investigator, Systems Biology Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Washington, DC; Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Integrative Systems Biology, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences Bariatric Times. 2010;7(10):22

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Five Minutes with… Joe Nadglowski, Jr.

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Five Minutes with…Joe Nadglowski, Jr. Joe Nadglowski, Jr. is the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Obesity Action Coalition. Mr. Nadglowski is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds a degree in Microbiology and Cell Science. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(9):21

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Five Minutes with… Walter Pories, MD, FACS, on Bariatric Surgery as an Option to Treat Diabetes

| January 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

Bariatric Times. 2010;7(1):8–9

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Five Minutes with… Rebecca Puhl, PhD—Taking a look at weight bias and the stigma of obesity

| September 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Dr. Puhl is the Director of Research & Weight Stigma Initiatives at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Introduction Despite ongoing attention to the obesity epidemic, the social consequences of obesity are often overlooked. In a recent issue of the journal Obesity,[1] a study was published that […]

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Five Minutes With: The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery Study Investigators

Five Minutes With: The Economic Impact of Bariatric Surgery Study Investigators

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

In a recent issue of the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), a study was published that finds for the first time that bariatric surgery is cost effective and that insurers are able to recoup the procedure’s costs within two years—even after accounting for complications. The study finds that healthcare costs for morbidly obese patients […]

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Spotlight on Technology…Fios® First Entry

| August 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

with Ramzi Alami, MD, and Vivek N. Prachand, MD Dr. Alami is with Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California. Dr. Prachand is with University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

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Five Minutes with…Robin Blackstone, MD: Exploring a New Horizon–The EMPOWER Study

| July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dr. Blackstone is Surgeon and Director, Scottsdale Bariatric Center, and Medical Director, Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Program. The Scottsdale Bariatric Center was named as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence in 2005.

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Five Minutes with…Joan Carroll, PhD

| March 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

A New Link: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding and Reduction in Insulin Resistance Dr. Joan Carroll is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Her research focuses on the cardiovascular and endocrine effects of obesity. As part of the North Texas Healthy Heart […]

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Five Minutes with Robert Grant: The LAP-BAND AP® System

| January 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Robert E. Grant is the Corporate Vice President and President of Allergan Medical, a position he has held since joining Allergan in June of 2006.

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