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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Nov 25, 2022

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Ambrish Sharma is an entrepreneur, healthcare innovator, and informatist focused on health literacy, health equity, and patient engagement. He is the senior informatics research manager with Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. He is also the co-founder and COO of the website, MedAugeo. His background is in healthcare, medicine, and medical informatics.

In this discussion, Dr. Tony and Ambrish talk about:

  • (04:03) A little bit about Ambrish’s personal life and family support
  • (07:27) How Ambrish got started in his professional career and how he uses his many specialties to help people
  • (11:06) Ambrish’s medical history and experience working to improve his own health
  • (16:16) Areas that need improvement in the healthcare system in the United States
  • (21:12) The role that social determinants of health play in a person’s overall wellbeing and ability to be successful with their health related goals
  • (27:48) Making health information widely available to people of different cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds
  • (34:22) Engaging with community health workers as a part of a patient engagement and health literacy strategy
  • (37:58) How to reach minority communities and different cultural groups with health information
  • (41:21) Video and digital delivery for health information
  • (46:11) Ambrish’s goals when it comes to helping others and reaching people with health information that they may desperately need

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