100 episodes

This is a safe space where I invite healthcare providers to unapologetically be themselves after the working day.
Each week, I will share ideas and guests to help transform your stress to success and fulfillment.

Healthcare Provider Happy Hour Podcast Jennifer George

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

This is a safe space where I invite healthcare providers to unapologetically be themselves after the working day.
Each week, I will share ideas and guests to help transform your stress to success and fulfillment.

    How to Recognize Gaps in Emotional Independence & Ways to Guide Patients Fully with Care

    How to Recognize Gaps in Emotional Independence & Ways to Guide Patients Fully with Care

    Many people are aware of the role of physical independence, but have you ever heard about emotional independence? 
    In this week’s solo episode of the Healthcare Provider Happy Hour, I will be discussing what emotional independence is, and how you can recognize it within your patients. I share ways in which you can bring up these difficult conversations and how to help them build up not only their physical independence, but get to the core of their emotional independence. 
     
    Listen to the full episode to learn:
    What emotional independence really is and how to identify it within others  How we as healthcare providers can start these difficult yet necessary conversations  Ways in which emotional independence can affect other areas of our lives and how to manage these stressors Why dealing with these emotional and social issues are so critical    
    Grab your drink of choice and join the conversation!
     
     
     
    Resources
    Psychology Today Definition: www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/your-emotional-meter/201911/how-live-emotionally-independent-life 
     
    Connect with Jennifer George:
    @bestobsessed_with_jenn | Instagram Jennifer George | Website @jenngeorge08) | Twitter Jennifer George | Facebook Click here to check out my award-winning book about connecting and communicating with patients to create empowering experiences!

    • 12 min
    5 Great Gifts We Can Give To Others and To Ourselves

    5 Great Gifts We Can Give To Others and To Ourselves

    What are the greatest gifts you can give to show someone you care? To show someone you’re there for them? To make them feel supported? 
    In this week’s solo episode of the Healthcare Provider Happy Hour, I will be discussing ways in which you can make your patients, or anyone in your life, feel more comfortable, through 5 intangible, yet incredibly impactful gifts. I share 5 gifts that we can be giving to others to build a trusting relationship, but also that we should be giving ourselves as well. 
     
    Listen to the full episode to learn:
    What are the 5 greatest, intangible gifts we can give someone  How to create a trusted, therapeutic relationship with clients  Gestures that don’t require a lot of action, but go a long way in building connections Why we can’t aim to please everyone and how to overcome this need   
    Grab your drink of choice and join the conversation!
     
     
     
    Resources
    Key Self Care Basics & How You Can Integrate Them Into Your Life Now with Podcaster & Author Suzanne Falter: https://jennifergeorge.libsyn.com/key-self-care-basics-how-you-can-integrate-them-into-your-life-now-with-podcaster-author-suzanne-falter 
     
    Connect with Jennifer George:
    @bestobsessed_with_jenn | Instagram Jennifer George | Website @jenngeorge08) | Twitter Jennifer George | Facebook Click here to check out my award-winning book about connecting and communicating with patients to create empowering experiences!

    • 11 min
    Key Self Care Basics & How You Can Integrate Them Into Your Life Now with Podcaster & Author Suzanne Falter

    Key Self Care Basics & How You Can Integrate Them Into Your Life Now with Podcaster & Author Suzanne Falter

    In this week’s episode, I am joined by Suzanne Falter, an author and podcaster who helps busy women find happiness through self-care.
    After losing her 22 year old daughter, Teal, in 2012, Suzanne’s work has evolved to help busy women learn more about self-care – a lesson she learned in coping with her grief. As a podcaster, Suzanne hosts the podcast, Self-Care for Extremely Busy Women, which is in the top 2% of all podcasts. It was inspired by her book, The Extremely Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care.
     
    Suzanne is host of the Self-Care Group for Extremely Busy Women on Facebook, a thriving group of 56,000 women committed to self-care. As a writer and author for more than 40 years, Suzanne has a catalog of powerful fiction and self-help titles including Surrendering to Joy and How Much Joy Can You Stand? 
     
    As a speaker, Suzanne currently shares her inspiring story of being a donor Mom and the importance of self-care for overworked healthcare professionals with Debi Granger. Debi’s daughter’s life was saved when she received Teal’s heart and kidney after her death. They focus on reinvention after loss… and getting back to joy no matter what. They also host the Back to Happy podcast.
     
    Tune in to this week’s episode to learn:
    What she had learned about living life after the sudden passing of her daughter Questions to ask yourself in order to find what you really need  Five self-care basics you can be using right now in your everyday routine  What signs to watch for in order to know you’re on the right track   
    Grab your drink of choice and join the conversation!
     
    Resources
    Website: https://suzannefalter.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/selfcareforextremelybusywomen/ 
    Podcast: https://suzannefalter.com/xbwpodcast/ 
     
    Connect with Jennifer George:
    @bestobsessed_with_jenn | Instagram Jennifer George | Website @jenngeorge08) | Twitter Jennifer George | Facebook Click here to check out my book about connecting and communicating with patients to empower their experiences!

    • 44 min
    How to Know if Telehealth is the Right Option for You with Dr. Laura Purdy

    How to Know if Telehealth is the Right Option for You with Dr. Laura Purdy

    In this week’s episode, I am joined by Laura Purdy, the Co-founder and COO of MD Integrations, a telemedicine technology company connecting virtual healthcare providers with patients using a best-in-class telemedicine portal integrated with a physician-only clinical network. 
    Laura just wrapped up 14 years as an officer in the US Army serving as a family physician. Previously, she became one of the Regional Medical Directors of hims & hers, and entered the telehealth industry gig-economy style. Laura lobbies at the federal level to influence change that increases access to care and reduces disparities in telehealth. She shares her story of how she got into Telehealth, her experience serving as an officer in the US Army, her passion for women's health, and much more!
     
    Tune in to this week’s episode to learn:
    How she takes care of her own wellbeing with a busy schedule and many initiatives on the go How telehealth has evolved and what it will look like in the future What the benefits to telehealth are, and any barriers it has  The evolution of healthcare and how telehealth fit into this  How to know if telehealth is right for you vs an in person visit  
    Grab your drink of choice and join the conversation!
     
    Resources
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-purdy-254215177 
    MD Integrations: https://mdintegrations.com/ 
    Hims & hers: https://www.forhims.com/get-start-hims-g?&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=14647269025&utm_term=131063352150--kwd-892622478847&utm_content=545680896381&mt=e&utm_platform=c&utm_product=brand_core&gclid=CjwKCAjwzOqKBhAWEiwArQGwaNM4HzQw1a7cJVjzVPc72AzDrttx896tJh-6dZRG9_2mZGWexm-_aBoCjlAQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds 
     
     
    Connect with Jennifer George:
    @bestobsessed_with_jenn | Instagram Jennifer George | Website @jenngeorge08) | Twitter Jennifer George | Facebook Click here to check out my book about connecting and communicating with patients to empower their experiences!

    • 39 min
    How You Can Begin Truly Hearing What Others Want You to Know

    How You Can Begin Truly Hearing What Others Want You to Know

    Feeling unheard seems to be a common theme nowadays, especially in healthcare. What can you be doing to not only be heard, but to also ensure your patients feel heard?
    In this week’s solo episode of the Healthcare Provider Happy Hour, I will be discussing what you can be doing as a practitioner to improve this common theme, and avoid any misunderstandings. I share ways you can enhance your communication with not only your patients, but also with your co-workers, to ensure everyone feels heard and acknowledged.
     
    Listen to the full episode to learn:
    Tactics I use in my practice to be present and have open conversations with my patients  How to use communication to avoid misunderstandings  Ways in which you can demonstrate to your patients that they are being heard and acknowledged  What to do when you’re feeling overwhelmed or rushed in a meeting, to ensure your patients still feel valued   
    Grab your drink of choice and join the conversation!
     
     
     
    Resources
     
    Connect with Jennifer George:
    @bestobsessed_with_jenn | Instagram Jennifer George | Website @jenngeorge08) | Twitter Jennifer George | Facebook Click here to check out my award-winning book about connecting and communicating with patients to create empowering experiences!

    • 13 min
    Creating Our Own Path Through Career Pivots and Empowerment with Randy Cook, MD

    Creating Our Own Path Through Career Pivots and Empowerment with Randy Cook, MD

    In this week’s episode, I am joined by Randy Cook, MD, FACS, a respected clinician, educator, podcast host, and executive physician coach. After more than four decades of bedside practice as a general and vascular surgeon, as well as many years of clinical, managerial, and leadership experience, Randy shares invaluable insight into the practice of medicine. We discuss Randy’s journey to healthcare and career pivots he has made to becoming a physician coach and podcast host of Rx for Success. 
    Randy and the rest of the team at MD Coaches know the unique challenges that physicians face, and provide guidance and support through this rewarding, but often difficult calling. Through his empowering approach, Randy aims to empower physicians, provide tools for growth, and put them on a track to advancement. He is also the host of Rx for Success, a popular podcast that highlights physician leaders and shares their stories of both struggle and success. 
     
    Randy began his career as a general and vascular surgeon, and has also succeeded in multiple practice settings from solo practitioner to small single specialty group to large multispecialty clinic. As a clinical educator, Randy's expertise was highly-sought after within the wound care industry, serving as Chairman of the Education Committee for the Wound Healing Society. Randy was a member of the Physician Exam Committee for the American Board of Wound Management where he developed examination criteria that established the standard for national certification. His efforts in this area helped mold a generation of medical care providers.
     
    Tune in to this week’s episode to learn:
    The most important point in Randy’s healthcare education that wasn’t through academics Changes occurring in the healthcare landscape and why there has been an increase in career pivots What you can do if you are feeling dissatisfied in your work as a physician  The comparisons of being in private practice versus being employed  How he became a physician coach & podcast host  
    Grab your drink of choice and join the conversation!
     
    Resources
    MD Coaches: https://mymdcoaches.com/ 
    Rx for Success Podcast: https://rxforsuccesspodcast.com/ 
     
     
    Connect with Jennifer George:
    @bestobsessed_with_jenn | Instagram Jennifer George | Website @jenngeorge08) | Twitter Jennifer George | Facebook Click here to check out my book about connecting and communicating with patients to empower their experiences!

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Di.Panz ,

Wonderful resource for healthcare providers!

The podcasts are a much appreciated source of information for healthcare providers! The podcasts allow us, as healthcare providers to look deeper into our own practices and provide practical information and support on how to manage and re-think our day to day challenges.

Katrine Prowting ,

Listen on rounds day

I want to go into rounds every week with a clear mind and have the opportunity to make a difference for someone. Listening to one of Jenn’s podcasts in the morning before these meetings bring me the confidence and fire I need to make sure I advocate for my patients, despite the pressure on the healthcare system for beds. Thank you Jenn!

Michelleanneh ,

Inspiring

Jen’s podcast are full of heart . I love how she leads with her heart . She really cares about her patients and really listens and acknowledges their needs . She also has great tips to avoid workplace burnout . And also how to deal with conflict at work .

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