Dr. James Fanale

April 8, 2024
Hosted by Patricia Raskin

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Dr. James Fanale is the author of "ONWARD: A Teaching, And A Love Story". As well as a Doctor and former hospital CEO, battling Stage 4 lung cancer. Dr. Fanale served as president and chief executive officer for Care New England (CNE) Health System in Providence, Rhode Island, from January 2018 until his retirement in late 2022. During his tenure and under his guidance, the creation of the Care New England Medical Group was created - a unified system of 500 health care providers with expanded access to a wide array of primary care physicians, surgeons, and specialty services. He also led the establishment of the Integra ACO, including the establishment of Integra as a Medicaid Accountable Entity (AE), serving more than 140,000 individuals, while generating Medicare savings of more than $30 million over four years. His book, "ONWARD: A Teaching, And A Love Story" takes us though his deeply personal journey of living with cancer as a physician. When going to get a simple cough checked out, Dr. Fanale was diagnosed with lung cancer, and soon began undergoing treatment. Although he has spent his life treating patients, nothing could have prepared him for the experience of becoming the patient himself. Through his experiences, Dr. Fanale has truly learned the importance of empathy in medicine, understanding the emotional weight of the journey. One of the ways he recounts employing this mindset in his practice was by calling his patients the night of their diagnosis. It's fostering the sense of community for patients that can completely change their experience. Dr. James Fanale will discuss the importance of building relationships and empathizing with patients, as well as honoring their stories, as well as their caregivers. For Dr. James Fanale's book: https://www.amazon.com/ONWARD-Teaching-Story-Physicians-Everyone/dp/B0CJH8YC6V

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Patricia Raskin is a nationally recognized, multi-media talk show host, award-winning producer and business owner. She is recognized by her peers and audiences as the “powerhouse voice” on lifestyle, health and wellness and inspirational programs. Her work as a trainer, speaker and coach to thousands of participants, focuses on creating positive change on a local, regional and national level. Patricia has been known as a “positive media” pioneer for four decades and she has interviewed over 5,000 guest experts and celebrities including, Dr. Maya Angelou, Dr. Memhet Oz, Marianne Williamson, Dr. John Gray, Richard Bach, Dr. Andrew Weil, Jack Canfield, Joan Lunden, ABC Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, and award-winning actor Jane Seymour. Patricia has interviewed talented writers, producers and directors from the Hallmark Channel including Michael Landon Jr., Elliot Gould, Ernest Borgnine and Patty Duke. Her programs have aired on Cumulus, PBS and NPR affiliates, WTKF, 107.3FM, Blog Talk Radio and she was one of the first to create positive radio programs on the internet. The Patricia Raskin Show, aired on the News Talk 630 WPRO, a Cumulus Broadcasting affiliate, for ten years. Her program is now broadcast exclusively on VoiceAmerica.com, its nineteenth year, heard live on Mondays on the Variety Channel at 2PMET/11AM PT, rebroadcast on Saturdays at 3PMET on the Health and Wellness Channel and archived on voiceamerica. http://www.voiceamerica.com/Show/1045 and also available iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=421428770 Patricia works with companies, businesses and non-profit organizations to create trainings, seminars, radio programs, podcasts, and events that promote healthy living. Her work as a podcast coach helps clients craft, develop and deliver their podcasts. She is a 2017 graduate of the NU11 class of Leadership Rhode Island. Patricia is a recipient of the 2020 Providence Business News (PBN) Leaders and Achievers Award, the 2015 Rhode Island Small Business (SBA) Award, 1996 and 2003 Distinguished Woman of the Year Award from the Carteret County (North Carolina) Council for Women and the 2001 recipient of the Circle of Excellence Media Award from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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