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Clean Talk with Brad

An Interview-Style Podcast Series About All Things Infection Prevention Featuring Industry Thought Leaders. Tune in as distinguished leaders share their views, experiences, and trends surrounding the infectious control industry.

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S1 | Ep 38 | Paving The Way For Leaders in Infection Prevention w/ Chaz Rhone
In this week’s episode of Clean Talk, Chaz Rhone, Assistant Vice President of Infection Prevention at HCA North Florida Division, joins us to reveal the importance of leadership in infection prevention.Tune in to hear about a range of topics including:• How Chaz Rhone found his way into a professional career in Infection Prevention• Chaz’s current role at HCA North Florida Division• About HCA North Florida Division and their mission• What the biggest challenges for IPs are (deficits in leadership)• Handling the results of COVID-19• Chaz’s APIC Membership• Chaz’s experience in the Academic Pathway Committee• And more!Chaz Rhone earned a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Florida (UF) and began his career as an Infection Preventionist in 2007. He is currently the Assistant Vice President of Infection Prevention for HCA Healthcare North Florida Division.Chaz has been certified in infection prevention and control since 2012, recognized as an APIC Hero (2016), accepted as an APIC Fellow (2019), and recognized as an APIC Champion (2022). He was also named as one of UF’s College of Public Health and Health Professions Outstanding Alumni (2018).His professional passions include advancing the field of IP through leadership development of IPs and advocating for M.P.H.-ers as qualified candidates for IP positions. To that end, he is currently co-chair of the APIC Academic Pathway Steering Committee, and a member of the APIC Professional Development Committee.Clean Talk Registration: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvClean Talk YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744
37:47 09/16/2022
S1 | Ep 37 | Improving Community Health at Yale New Haven Health w/ Thomas Balcezak
In this week’s episode of Clean Talk, Thomas Balcezak, Chief Clinical Officer at Yale New Haven Health System, joins us to reveal his mission to expand and improve care for communities.Tune in to hear about a range of topics including:• Thomas Balcezak’s professional background and how he got to where he is today• About Yale New Haven Health System• How Yale New Haven Health will continue to expand their programs and improve care for communities.• Challenges brought on by COVID-19• How the pandemic really showed the strength of the system.• Yale New Haven Health clinical care protocols, standards, etc.• The importance of operating everything as a system and not as individual hospitals• Biweekly town hall meetings for all employees in order to stay up to date during the pandemic• Predictions For The FutureDr. Thomas Balcezak, MD is Chief Clinical Officer at Yale New Haven Health System and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Connecticut in 1992.Clean Talk Registration: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvClean Talk YouTube: https://youtube.com/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744
35:33 09/09/2022
S1 | Ep 36 | Covid's Impact Across All Industries w/ Gregory Banning
In this week’s episode of Clean Talk, Gregory Banning, Head of New Business Sales for Adobe Inc., joins us to reveal the impact COVID-19's had across all industries.Tune in to hear about a range of topics including:• Gregory's professional background and how he got to where he is today.• Gregory’s leadership philosophies• Common challenges of leadership and the solutions. How has this changed during COVID?• Leading in the pandemic: Changes to leadership style and activities to address work from home and other pandemic workforce changes. How do you maintain culture and collaboration?• Best practices, tools and techniques for the successful leader. New methods during quarantine/work from home?• Recommended resources for the successful leader and front line managers. Any updated material specific to Leadership in a pandemic?• Predictions for the FutureGregory “Greg” Banning is a corporate executive, former business owner and entrepreneur with over 20 years of executive leadership, management and operational experience. Currently Head of New Business Sales for Adobe Inc., where Greg leads a sales organization of 120+ and a P/L of $150M. Prior to his current role, Greg held various executive roles for Fortune 500 companies including; Capital One, Amazon, Concur, TDSYNNEX and HON International. In addition to his corporate leadership background, Greg served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for a start up SAAS company and has owned his own business. Greg has successfully worked in various industries including; manufacturing, distribution, retail and technology.Clean Talk Registration: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvClean Talk Youtube Channel: https://youtube.com/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744
30:31 09/02/2022
S1 | Ep 35 | Transforming Healthcare with Telemedicine w/ William Lewis
In this week’s episode of Clean Talk, William Lewis, General Counsel and Chief Security & Privacy Officer at MORE Health, joins us to reveal the solutions his company provides to improve healthcare overall.Tune in to hear about a range of topics including:• How the innovation of telemedicine is growing the market for American doctors.• How important expert medical second opinions are.• What it's like pushing new methods of caretaking through healthcare systems.• What telemedicine could mean to the reduction of hospital acquired infections.• And more!William Lewis is the General Counsel and Chief Security & Privacy Officer at MORE Health. MORE Health helps improve patient outcomes by connecting patients from around the world with physicians at leading academic medical centers. Healthcare is highly regulated in all jurisdictions and Will manages MORE Health’s legal and regulatory risk. Before joining MORE Health, Will was in private litigation practice. He obtained his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Pomona College.Clean Talk Registration: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvClean Talk Youtube: https://youtube.com/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744
30:28 08/26/2022
S1 | Ep 34 | The Fight to Prevent Infectious Diseases w/ Rebecca Bartles
In this week’s episode of Clean Talk, Rebecca Bartles, Executive Director of Infectious Disease Management & Prevention at Providence St. Joseph Health, joins us to reveal what she is doing to help reduce rates of infection in our country.Join us to gain insight on a range of topics including:Rebecca Bartles’ professional background and how she got to where she is todayRebecca’s role at Providence St. Joseph HealthRebecca’s role in the Academic Pathway CommitteeExperience creating Internship, Certificate, and Degree Programs for Infection PreventionLife as an I.P. during the COVID-19 PandemicAbout Device Associated InfectionsThe Monkey Pox Outbreakand more!Rebecca Bartles has practiced Infection Prevention for the last 17 years in a variety of healthcare settings and has numerous publications focused on infection prevention staffing and endoscope safety. She received both her BS in Public Health, Health Education and her MPH in Epidemiology from East TN State University. She completed her Doctorate in Public Health in 2021 with a dissertation topic of “Assessing efficacy of an evidence-based Clostridiodes difficile screening tool using electronic medical record data”. Becca also teaches courses at the University of Providence for a Masters in Infection Prevention degree program that she founded in 2016. She has been CIC certified since 2008 and is an APIC fellow.Clean Talk Registration: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744Youtube: https://youtube.com/c/CleanTalk_TV
33:49 08/12/2022
S1 | Ep 33 | Modernizing Healthcare Solutions for The Future w/ Joe Elliot
Discover the technologies & services that are propelling healthcare forward to improve operations and outcomes in this week’s episode of Clean Talk Podcast with guest Joe Elliott, Manager Workplace Technology & Infrastructure at Highmark Health. Hear about a range of pivotal topics including:• Joe Elliott’s professional background and how he got to where he is today• Highmark Health Solutions & how they set themselves apart• What is enGen?• Services offered by the company• Challenges brought on by COVID-19• The benefits of badging phones in and out of the ElectroClave using MDM• Conferences and events the company is attending• Predictions For the FutureDon’t miss out on the conversation!Clean Talk Registration: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/CleanTalk_TV
26:20 08/05/2022
S1 | Ep 32 | The Latest Research in UV Technology w/ Dr. Norman Horn
The landscape of UV Technology in healthcare is always evolving.Join us this week to learn more about what Dr. Norman Horn, Director of Research at Seal Shield™, has to say about UV Technology. Dr. Norman Horn has won multiple awards for his research and publications, and is published in peer-reviewed journals in three different fields!Gain knowledge on a range of topics including:- What happened to UV tech commercially due to COVID.- The rising influence of IUVA and participation from the industry.- The importance of the NIST journal, and why it’s now a book.- Upcoming “horizons” for the UV industry for public health.- New polymer additives to resist UV degradation.- Regulatory issues and standards that have to be addressed.- and more!NIST Journal: https://www.nist.gov/nist-research-library/journal-research-nistBook: https://iuva.org/Sys/Store/Products/296315Clean Talk Live Webinar: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvYouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/c/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744
30:08 07/21/2022
S1 | Ep 31 | Key Touch Points in Infection Prevention w/ Bradley Carlson & Paul Landazuri
What happens when two infection control thought leaders join forces? Tune into this episode of Clean Talk to find out!Learn more about what is to come in Health IT technologies with special guests Bradley Carlson, Global Project Manager at TouchPoint Medical, and Paul Landazuri, President at PRI. Gain knowledge on a range of topics including:• Bradley & Paul’s background and what brought them to their current roles• The interesting story of how the two met• Touchpoint Medical’s solutions and point of care segments• The benefits of their powered carts and new Pro Care Carts• How Touchpoint Medical’s products utilize Microban’s antimicrobial properties• The various antimicrobial additives they use including power coating and injectables• Bradley and Paul’s partnership that led to the creation of the first fully sealed, antimicrobial, and disinfectant ready bar code scanner• All the features that make this scanner unique• The importance of products that offer a smart design that support cleanability • How their companies give back to the communityPaul Landazuri is the President of Peripheral Resources, National Distributor & Systems Integrator of Auto ID, POS and OEM equipment to various vertical markets.Brad Carlson is the Global Project Manager for TouchPoint Medical with 35+ years of entrepreneurial experience focused on product design, product management, web-based product configuration, marketing and sales.
38:20 07/15/2022
S1 | Ep 30 | The Future of Infection Control Live Q&A w/ Brad Whitchurch & Andrew McCarthy
Clean Talk podcast is almost a year old! Over the past year, host Bradley Whitchurch, has gained in-depth insight into the infection control & healthcare space with industry pioneers & thought leaders about the latest advancements and what is to come in the future of infection control technologies and beyond.Join the Live Q&A  Podcast with Andrew McCarthy, the president of Seal Shield, and Brad Whitchurch to learn the latest advancements & hear your questions answered live on air.Clean Talk Live Webinar: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744Buzzsprout: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1841006.rss
39:35 07/08/2022
S1 | EP 29 | Digital Technology Services Accelerating Healthcare w/ Adam Tallinger
As technology advances, it is crucial that healthcare facilities implement the latest tools and technologies that improve processes and patient outcomes. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk podcast, Adam Tallinger, Vice President, Provider Solutions at Divurgent, joins us to reveal the solutions his company provides to improve healthcare overall. Tune in to hear about a range of topics including:• Adam’s background and what brought him to Divurgent• The services Divurgent offers for Healthcare• How they set themselves apart in the consulting world• What led to him to publish a whitepaper around Divurgent’s technology• In the wake of this great resignation, how Divurgent improves the healthcare talent-seeking and business development process • Challenges brought on by COVID-19 • The value of innovation in digital health• Tobius the Ai chat bot • Long term growth strategy of Divurgent As a highly experienced licensed pharmacist with over twenty-eight years of experience in electronic health record implementation, IT management, program and operational leadership, informatics, and healthcare operations, Adam brings a wholistic view blending the needs of our clients, their affiliated providers, and the patients they serve. In his role at Divurgent, Adam serves as a client executive, manager to consulting services, partners with sales in new pursuits, and assists in new service development. His specific industry experience includes enterprise, inpatient, and pharmacy systems implementation, project management, system design and development, operational change management, culture shaping, leadership advising and coaching, documentation development, end-user training, and application support.Divurgent Official Website: https://divurgent.com/Clean Talk Live Webinar: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/c/CleanTalk_TV
35:12 07/01/2022
S1 | Ep 28 | Technology Distinguishing Nurse Burnout w/ Dr. Will O'Connor
The COVID-19 pandemic had nurses experiencing burnout like never before. Thankfully, there are technologies on the horizon designed to improve the overall quality of life for healthcare workers. In this episode of Clean Talk podcast, Dr. Will O’Connor, Chief Medical Information Officer at Tiger Connect, joins us to discuss his company’s technologies that benefit the healthcare system and put the stress of workers at ease. Don’t miss out on a range of topics including:• Dr. O’Connor’s background and what led to the development of TigerConnect• The historically broken communication within healthcare systems along with the many distractions that create a stressful working environment• Nurse burnout• The technology that is improving the work experience of nurses and improving their quality of life• TigerConnect’s cloud-based app that is both secure and HIPAA compliant • The spike in demand and activity due to COVID-19 • Things unconsidered prior to COVID-19 including PPE shortages and patient use of telehealthWill O’Connor, M.D. is TigerConnect’s Chief Medical Information Officer. He’s an industry-known physician executive with more than 20 years of healthcare experience focused on operations, strategic planning, consulting, client delivery, and thought leadership across the healthcare industry. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. O’Connor has significant provider experience as well as deep commercial experience, having worked for multiple companies, including McKesson, Allscripts/Eclipsys, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He specializes in assisting large health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and payers leverage healthcare information technology and operational improvements to advance their clinical and financial outcomes. Additional experience includes EHR and HIE implementations, clinical communication and collaboration, clinician adoption, analytics, clinical decision support, provider operational analysis, and clinical process redesign.TigerConnect Official Website: https://tigerconnect.com/Clean Talk Live Webinar: https://cleantalk.onlineClean Talk Official Website: https://cleantalk.tvYoutube Channel: https://youtube.com/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin Group: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/986587845276744
27:54 06/24/2022
S1 | Ep 27 | Building Social Media Communities for Healthcare and Infection Control w/ Melanie Perry
There is a lack of platforms where healthcare workers can communicate about the struggles, wins, and comedic aspects of their very important jobs. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk Podcast, Melanie Perry, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM, is the creator of The Circulating Life, Co-Host and Social Media Manager for First Case, will be joining us to reveal how she built a community where her and other healthcare heroes can share their experiences and learn from one another. Don’t miss out on a range of topics including:- Melanie’s background in nursing - Her challenges and experiences transitioning to a surgery center- How she moved up the ladder after transitioning to the surgery center- What being promoted to the manager of the OR entailed and what she observed- What led her to creating a social media group for nurses- What were the benefits of the growing social group- Defining “The Circulating Life”- How Melanie became a part of the Beyond Clean podcast platform- Her mission for creating a platform for healthcare professionals - What to expect in the futureMelanie Perry, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM, is the creator of The Circulating Life, Co-Host and Social Media Manager for First Case, and the Perioperative Clinical Manager for Beyond Clean. Melanie graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2002 with a BSN and has worked in Neonatal ICU, OB/GYN, Med-Surg, Pain Management, and the Operating Room. She has held many positions in the Operating Room including Circulator, Team Lead, Charge Nurse, and OR Manager and believes that education is the why behind her passion for the Operating Room. Melanie also enjoys spending time with her husband and three children outside of work.Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook: https://facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://instagram.com/sealshield/
26:42 06/17/2022
S1 | Ep 26 | Monitoring the Future of Remote Patient Care w/ Royce Brunson
Healthcare is constantly evolving and improving. With the advent of telehealth, providers are able to treat and monitor patient’s vitals from the comfort of their own home.This week on Clean Talk podcast, Royce Brunson, Chief Revenue Officer at Health Recovery Solutions, joins us to reveal advancements in remote patient monitoring and the improvements in patient care it provides.Don’t miss out on hearing about a range of topics including:• His background and how he got to his current role• His niche for growing companies• The importance of remote patient monitoring for transitioning acute care• The substantial growth in virtual patient monitoring• How their techneers have built solutions that improve healthcare experiences• What offerings does Health Recovery Solutions provide• What information is being relayed to healthcare providers & how does it work• The future of Healthcare Recovery Solutions and remote patient monitoringRoyce is the Chief Revenue Officer of Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), the 3x KLAS leader in Remote Patient Monitoring and Connected Care. As CRO, Royce leads the company’s go-to-market strategy and operations, with responsibility over sales, marketing, client success, revenue operations, business development, and partnerships. In 2.5 years, he has helped bring the business from $5M to over $40M of Revenue while scaling operations and technology.Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvYoutube: https://youtube.com/c/CleanTalk_TVLinkedin: https://linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook: https://facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://instagram.com/sealshield/
36:35 06/10/2022
S1 | Ep 25 | The Voice Behind Building a Healthcare Brand W/ Justin Poulin
The key to improving healthcare systems and infection control is to spread awareness and knowledge. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk Podcast Justin Poulin, CEO of First Case Media, joins us to explain how he built a platform that contributes to education around infection control and helping healthcare partners build their brand. Don’t miss out on gaining insight into a range of topics including:• Justin’s background and his current role as a CEO .• How his background as a nurse plays into his current business and podcast platforms.• How Beyond Clean Podcast started and where it is today.• What are his other podcasts and what do they contribute to healthcare and infection control.• His mission to educate and assist partners in building their brands.• How he aided in hosting events virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.• What are his goals and what is to come in the future.Visit Justin Poulin's Businesses:BeyondClean.netFirstCaseMedia.comPowerSupplyMedia.netTransmissionControlMedia.netand on Linkedin or Facebook!Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
42:22 06/03/2022
S1 | Ep 24 | Microban's Mission To Redefine Clean W/ Michael Ruby
The EPA has validated ONE solution for continuous disinfection. To discover what it is, keep on watching! This week we have special guest Michael Ruby, the CEO of Microban International, and he joins us to reveal the technologies that drive the success of Microban’s infection control solutions for healthcare and all other industries. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear about a range of fascinating topics including:- Michael’s background and what led him to his current role- Microban’s purpose to redefine clean- Product damage caused by frequent cleaning in healthcare- Microban’s portfolio of technologies - The science behind odor reducing textiles and antimicrobial product protection- The portfolio of products that utilize Microban technology- The secret to sustaining and growing a successful business- The confusion around surface contamination as a result of Covid fatigue- What’s to come for professionals returning to work during the “new normal”Michael Ruby is the CEO of Microban International, which is home to the most trusted and well-known global brands in the antimicrobial, odor control, and sanitization / disinfection markets. Microban® and Ultra-Fresh® have experienced over 100 years of growth and have revolutionized the industry.Microban's Website: https://microban.comBe a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldBuzzsprout: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1841006.rssInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
44:07 05/20/2022
S1 | Ep 23 | Manufacturing Global Healthcare w/ Julio Lainez
The healthcare technology space continues to evolve and improve around the globe. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk podcast, Julio Lainez, Account manager at Vision21 Solutions joins us to reveal what he is doing to improve the global healthcare community. Join us to gain insight on a range of topics including:- Julio’s Background and what lead to his current role- His role at Vision 21- How his skills have helped him break into the global healthcare market- Bringing manufacturer opportunities to other countries- His role with HIMSS- What is Meaningful Use and where did it derive from- What to expect in the future of healthcare technologies across Latin America and other countriesJulio has over 15 years of experience in the technology industry with an unparalleled passion for customer’s success. The variety of leadership roles he has had have expanded his reach across the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Latin America. He combines his OEM relationships and unique solution-based skills in Healthcare and Enterprise business industries for Network and customized IT solutions. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his two daughters.Vision21 Solutions Website: https://vision21.com/Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9094477/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
29:45 05/13/2022
S1 | Ep 22 | The Key Building Blocks of Health w/ Mark Erba
In this week’s episode of the Clean Talk Podcast, Mark Erba, Senior Director of Global Market Development at International WELL Building Institute, joins us to discuss the key building blocks of health!Mark Erba discusses topics including: His professional background, His role with IWBI, What Drives His Passion for Transformation, The importance of the WELL Building Certification, The WELL Health Safety Rating, and much more!Don’t miss out! Hear the discussion today!Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seal...Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
33:07 04/30/2022
Live from HIMSS 22' Special Edition (Part 4): Innovations In Infection Control w/ Emmett Johnson
In this special edition episode of Clean Talk Live from HIMSS 22', we feature Emmett Johnson, the Senior Account Executive at Derive Technologies, and host, Pablo Gonzalez, from the B2B Community Builder Show.Don't miss out to hear about Derive Technologies, Pandemic Supply Chain Issues, Building Credibility and Trust with clients, and more!Don't Miss Out!CHAPTERS:0:00 Intro0:33 Derive Technologies & Their Goals for HIMSS 22'2:32 Pandemic Supply Chain Issues3:29 Company Best Practices for Pandemic Readiness6:02 Emmett's Client Relationship7:05 How to build Credibility and Trust8:42 Infection Control Technologies12:24 Managing Customer Pain Points15:08 Outro  Watch the Full Episode on Youtube: https://youtu.be/lMeiPpoui_oWEBINAR REGISTRATION: https://cleantalk.onlineOFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://cleantalk.tvLINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTWITTER: https://twitter.com/SealShieldINSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
16:23 04/21/2022
S1 | Ep 21 | A Turtle's Place in the Race of Trailblazing Infection Prevention w/ Chad Neilsen
In this week’s episode of Clean Talk Podcast, Chad Neilsen (Director of Accreditation & Infection Prevention at UF Health Jacksonville and Public Health Officer for the Florida Air National Guard) will join to discuss his expertise on the infection prevention matter. Tune into to gain insight on topics including:• How infectious diseases in turtles led to Chad's trailblazing career in infection prevention.• Chad’s current roles at UF Health Jacksonville and as a Public Health Officer for the Florida Air National Guard.• The opportunity to advise the governor’s office and National Guard during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.• What it was like working in the Active Reserve during the Ebola pandemic.• Preventing bio terrorism in major cities.• and more!Chad is the Director of Accreditation & Infection Prevention at UF Health Jacksonville, and a faculty member for the UF College of Medicine in Jacksonville. He is responsible for oversight of the facility’s federal accreditation and UF Health Jacksonville’s response to COVID-19. Chad also serves as a Public Health Officer for the Florida Air National Guard. His role in military epidemiology has included oversight of numerous outbreak and pandemic responses, including the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak of 2014, and more recently, in support of Florida’s response to COVID-19. Don’t miss out! Hear the discussion today!Chapters:0:00 Introduction0:51 Chad Neilsen's Professional Background1:48 Turtle Research Program2:55 Human VS. Turtle Epidemiology3:31 2014 Ebola Virus Pandemic5:30 Did the Ebola outbreak prepare you for COVID-19?6:35 What are some best practices for infection prevention?9:01 Has there been an increase in Hand Washing Hygiene?10:18 What is the Joint Commission and CMS?13:15 Is Bioterrorism a real threat?15:43 Experience consulting the State of Florida during COVID-19.16:58 Genetic Sequencing for pathogen traceability.18:27 How to prevent COVID-19.19:36 What else could be different in order to prevent infections?21:13 How has COVID-19 impacted higher education?23:50 Predictions for the future of Infection Prevention.26:44 Predictions for post-pandemic governmental roles.28:56 Words of advice for Infection Preventionists.30:03 OutroBe a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
30:41 04/15/2022
Live from HIMSS 22' (Part 3): Innovations In Infection Control w/ Pablo Gonzalez & Brad Whitchurch
Live from HIMSS 22', join us to hear discussions right from our trade show booth!In this episode, we feature Pablo Gonzalez (Co-founder and host of B2B Community Builder Show) and Brad Whitchurch (Founder/CEO of Seal Shield and host of Clean Talk). They discuss topics including: HIMSS 22', Seal Shield's ElectroClave, Seal Shield's waterproof keyboards, and more!Don't miss out!Chapters:0:00 Intro1:36 What are your expectations for HIMSS 22'?2:47 How has the ElectroClave improved this year?5:27 What data can the ElectroClave collect from HIMSS?7:26 About the CleanWipe Pro™10:50 What do you see for the future of HIMSS?13:15 What have you learned from hosting Clean Talk?15:27 Seal Shield at Conferences17:29 What are your post HIMSS plans?18:35 OutroBe a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
19:05 04/06/2022
Live from HIMSS 22' (Part 2): Innovations In Infection Control w/ Mike Semel & João Bocas
Live from HIMSS 22', join us to hear discussions right from our trade show booth!In this episode, we feature Mike Semel (President and Chief Security Officer of Semel Consulting) and João Bocas (Digital Health Influencer and CEO at Digital Salutem). They discuss topics including: HIMSS 22', HIPAA, Cyber Security, Wearables Technology, and more!Don't miss out!#HIMSS22 #ReimaginehealthBe a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldBuzzsprout: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1841006.rssInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
26:27 03/30/2022
Live from HIMSS 22' (Part 1): Innovations In Infection Control w/ Elliot Kreitenberg & Mike DeLibero
Live from HIMSS 22', join us to hear discussions right from our trade show booth!In this episode, we feature Elliot “Mo” Kreitenberg (Co-founder and president of Dimer) and Mike DeLibero (Director of Healthcare sales at Agilant Solutions). They discuss topics including: HIMSS 22', UV Whole Room Disinfection Innovations, Infection Prevent Solutions, Starting a business as a co-founder, and more!Don't miss out!#HIMSS22 #ReimaginehealthBe a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seal...Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
20:08 03/29/2022
S1 | EP 20 | Canada's Drastically Different Responses to COVID-19 w/ Phil Jalbert
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress for many Canadians as citizens and healthcare workers prepare to adapt to a shift in “living with the virus.”In this week’s episode of Clean Talk Podcast, Phil Jalbert, International Sales Manager at Seal Shield, will join to discuss what he has experienced living in Canada throughout the pandemic. Tune into to gain insight on topics including:• The Canadian Way / Attitude• Canada’s Initial Covid response• Canada vs USA – in general & through Covid• Current Covid climate and Government actions in Canada• ExodusPhil Jalbert is a Sales and IT Channel expert with over 15 years of experience selling various products and services to customers Internationally. Phil is a born and raised Canadian spending most of his time living between Toronto & Vancouver, while also living in Europe during his formative years. His unique experience in sales over the last 15 years brought him to Seal Shield with a deep understanding of the market and its need for infection control focused products.Don’t miss out! Join the discussion today!Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
32:07 03/04/2022
S1 | EP 19 | The Latest in Active Barrier Fabric Technology w/ Ben Favret
Protecting healthcare professionals, patients, and their families has become top of mind as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. In the infection control sector, there are now innovative solutions that are designed for comfort and protection in the unpredictable work of patient care. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk podcast, our guest Ben Favret, Founder and President of VESTEX Protects, unveils the inspiration and framework behind VESTEX’s active barrier protective apparel for the healthcare space. Don’t miss out on exploring a range of topics including:• The background and origins of VESTEX• VESTEX’s innovative technology• The range of VESTEX’s products• FDA 510k strategy and processesBen, VESTEX founder and president of VESTEX Protects, brings more than three decades of innovation and expertise to the industry and has extensive experience in sales and marketing management, product launches and start-up business leadership.Join the conversation! Check out https://vestex.comBe a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
31:09 02/25/2022
S1 | Ep 18 | Infection Control Shark Tank w/ Ibraheem Alinur
Practicing good hand hygiene is an essential part of infection control. However, studies have found that there are millions of school days missed a year due to illnesses that could be prevented. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk Podcast, Ibraheem Alinur, CEO of City Health Tech, will be joining us live to reveal City Health Tech’s innovative solution for improving hand hygiene and the health of our communities. Tune in to hear about a range of topics including: • Background and mission of City Health Tech • The studies and data that led to the creation of OPAL • City Health Tech’s focus on hand hygiene, hand hygiene research, and improving hand hygiene across a range of industries• What the OPAL device is and how does it works• The difficulty of starting a company during the pandemic • The dynamics of fundraising  • Meeting with Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban • The future of OPALIbraheem Alinur is a Venture Fellow at DeepWork and Venture Partner at WeFunder. He is also the founder and CEO of City Health Tech, a smart city startup with a focus on data-driven population hygiene and disease prevention.  His previous experiences include research in nanotechnology, development of the strategy for a $300M organization focusing on digital manufacturing and city solutions and serving as a project consultant for the Chicago Principals and Admin Association. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Northwestern's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Ibraheem graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University in 2020. He is a Gates Scholar, a member of the Obama Foundation CLC, and was named 25 under 25 by both Culture Media and Chicago Inno.Don’t miss out!Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
31:44 02/18/2022
S1 | EP 17 | Cutting Edge Technology Transforming Surgery w/ Randall Rentschler
Science and technology within the healthcare space is constantly improving to benefit both the procedure process and patient outcomes. In this week’s episode of Clean Talk, Randall Rentschler, Perioperative Service Director at Artesia General Hospital, joins us to discuss the Mako surgical robot their facility utilizes to perform a range of orthopedic surgeries. Tune in to learn more about a range of topics including: • Background and expertise of Artesia General Hospital • How being a “mom and pop” facility supports Artesia General Hospital’s advocacy for exceptional patient care• Mako Surgical Robot by Striker - what it is and how it works• The robot’s role in surgery / surgical incisions• Infection control protocols implemented and those implemented in response to Covid-19 • How the protocols minimized the number of surgeons and staff at the facility from contracting Covid-19• And more!Randall is currently the Director of Surgical Services for Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico, a 49 bed not for profit hospital with 4 surgical and 2 endoscopy suites. Artesia supports the Permian Basin oil industry and is a small rural town of 13,000.  The catchment area includes Roswell, New Mexico (home of the 1942 alien crash site) and Carlsbad, New Mexico (the home of Carlsbad Caverns National Park).The facility provides Artesia and the surrounding communities surgical support for both elective and nonelective procedures. Their service area includes many rural towns throughout the New Mexico Southeast providing care to approximately 125,000 citizens. Artesia General Hospital is the facility of choice for Southeastern New Mexico. Artesia General Hospital has the distinction of being New Mexico’s most senior Stryker Mako Robotic orthopedic team.Don’t miss out! Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
33:37 02/11/2022
S1 | Ep 16 | Clearing The Fog Around Infection Control w/ Maryalice StClair
There is a growing number of emerging infection control science and technologies designed to prevent the spread of infection. However, not all infection prevention solutions are as effective as they claim to be.  On this week’s live episode of Clean Talk podcast, guest Maryalice StClair, Chief Commercial Officer at Halosil International, joins to discuss a revolutionary approach to whole room and vehicle disinfection using the Halosil fog formula. Tune in to learn more about topics including: • Difference between spraying and EPA-registered dry fogging• What is EPA registration and why is it important• Why regulation is important specifically in the infection control space• What industries are currently utilizing fog disinfection systems • And more!Maryalice StClair is a principal partner and Chief Commercial Officer of Halosil International, Inc. Headquartered in New Castle, Delaware, USA. Halosil International is a manufacturer and distributor of hydrogen peroxide-based biocides, disinfectants and disinfection fogging equipment. Since 2013, Maryalice has built awareness of the need for and benefits of whole room surface disinfection. She has worked with healthcare facilities to develop protocols for effective surface disinfection and has educated staff members in best practices to solve real life infection control problems across a variety of healthcare settings including clinical, care, and pharmaceutical facilities.Don’t miss out! Join the conversation.Contact Halosil International Email: Info@Halosil.comPhone: +1 302.454.8102Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seal...Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShield
35:15 02/04/2022
S1 | Ep 15 | Ultimate Game Changer in UV Technology w/ Dr. Art Kreitenberg
Did you know that not all UV disinfection systems are created equal? This week, Dr. Art Kreitenberg, Orthopedic Surgeon and founder of Dimer UV, joins us to reveal the inspiration behind Dimer UV’s unique design and effectiveness. Tune in to hear about topics including:•Why is an orthopedic surgeon involved in UV disinfection•What is Dimer and what does dimer stand for•Who is regulating UVC devices and claims made by manufacturers•What are some of the key differences between disinfection in a hospital vs a school, restaurant, or gym•And more!Dr. Kreitenberg resides in Orange County, California. He is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, actively teaching and publishing research. Drawing on mechanical engineering training, he holds 16 US Patents, including UV disinfection devices for sports balls, aircraft, produce, surgical suites and spacecraft. He was a finalist in two NASA Astronaut Selections.He maintains membership in the Aerospace Medical Association, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Academy of Sports Medicine, and the Association of Professionals in Infection Control. He co-founded Dimer LLC in 2014 to research, manufacture and sell UV disinfecting machines. The company has been recognized as a NASA iTech award winner, a Time Magazine Top 100 Inventions of 2020 and an Innovation Award from the International Ultraviolet Association. Dr. Kreitenberg learned the importance of a sanitary environment well before medical school from his father, who was a plumber and often pointed out that plumbers have saved more lives than doctors through sanitation.Don’t miss the conversation!Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seal...Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShield
34:49 01/21/2022
S1 | EP 14 | Most Significant Changes Brought On By COVID-19 w/ Scott Filion
Scott Filion, Chief Commercial Officer at Seal Shield, joins us this week to talk about the greatest impacts COVID-19 has brought into both the worlds of Seal Shield and the healthcare industry.Don't miss out on topics such as:- The Impact on Travel.- The Impact of not seeing Customers.- The huge lack of pubic trust and doubt that has arisen in our regulatory commissions like the CDC.- Change in workforces like we've never seen in history.- Polarization of people’s responses to each other.- And more!Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seal...Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
38:31 01/14/2022
S1 | EP 13 | Solving Pain Points in Healthcare IT w/ Edward Deckard
COVID-19 has brought on many obstacles, but it also presented opportunities to improve how organizations operate. Don’t miss this week’s episode of Clean Talk podcast to learn more about transforming pain points into opportunities. In the next LIVE episode of Clean Talk podcast, guest Edward Deckard, Senior National Account Manager at Belkin, will be joining us to reveal how Belkin identified the hinderances in healthcare technology and provided solutions. Gain insight into topics including:• The pain points that drove the development of Belkin’s solutions• How they have been navigating the ongoing supply chain issues• Belkin’s shift in focus from education to healthcare amid Covid• Belkin’s plan for healthcare in the future• And more!Edward Deckard joined the team at Belkin in 2011 and soon began addressing the Education community in problem-solving around the use of iPads in Education.Belkin has since developed products that have made a real difference for students and teachers alike. Most recently, Edward noticed the Healthcare industry is using many of these same products.Edward leads a group within Belkin whose mission is to identify pain-points in Healthcare that revolve around the use of technology.Belkin’s motto has been that we design “People Inspired Products”, this is Edward’s driving objective in Healthcare.Be a Member of Our Community: https://cleantalk.onlineFind Out More Information: https://cleantalk.tvLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sealshiledFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SealShieldTwitter: https://twitter.com/SealShieldInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sealshield/
29:50 12/17/2021