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Episode #16 The Pros and Cons of Leaving Clinical Medicine - Are you Considering Leaving Clinical Medicine?

Episode Description – Many physicians contemplate leaving clinical medicine but few know how to make the transition. Becoming a doctor requires a large commitment of both time and money and many doctors are not trained to do anything else. These are just some of the hurdles physicians face when trying to leave clinical medicine. In this week’s episode I deep dive into the reasons physicians want to leave clinical medicine, the challenges they face after leaving clinical medicine, and my own personal story of leaving clinical medicine to become a healthcare CEO.

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Episode #16 The Pros and Cons of Leaving Clinical Medicine - Are you Considering Leaving Clinical Medicine?

Episode Description – Many physicians contemplate leaving clinical medicine but few know how to make the transition. Becoming a doctor requires a large commitment of both time and money and many doctors are not trained to do anything else. These are just some of the hurdles physicians face when trying to leave clinical medicine. In this week’s episode I deep dive into the reasons physicians want to leave clinical medicine, the challenges they face after leaving clinical medicine, and my own personal story of leaving clinical medicine to become a healthcare CEO.

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Episode #15 Medical Doctor Breaks Down COVID-19 Booster Shots, the Delta Variant and the New Normal

Episode Description – While health officials are developing a plan to roll out COVID-19 booster shots to people in the U.S., many people are wondering who will be eligible for these booster shots. What exactly is a booster shot and how is the booster shot different from the first two doses of the mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna? As a medical doctor and vaccine expert, I break down the COVID-19 booster shots starting with addressing common questions about the Delta variant and ending with what we can expect moving forward with the Coronavirus continuing to exist in our lives.

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Episode #14 Pfizer Vaccine Gets FDA Approval - What Does This Mean & What's Coming Next? Dr. Baktari's Analysis

Episode Description – The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, officially named Comirnaty. Being a Vaccine Expert with 20+ years of experience in Pulmonary and Critical care, I explain what this information means for us now and well into the future. I discuss what the FDA approval means, how it addresses vaccine hesitancy, how it will impact the legal world and how this impacts what we can expect as the new normal.

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Episode #13 What is a Hospitalist? It's the LARGEST Subspecialty in Internal Medicine

Episode Description – Most people have no idea what a hospitalist is even though it’s the largest subspecialty in Internal Medicine. If you’ve ever been admitted to the hospital, you probably received care from a hospitalist. When did hospitals start using hospitalists and why? Well we’re going to go over how in just 20 years internists, who were the doctors working in hospitals, were replaced by hospitalists. This was due to a combination of forces…

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Episode #12 What's Wrong With the US Healthcare System? Medical Doctor's Analysis

Episode Description – What’s wrong with the US Healthcare System? A lot. But the most important point is the transaction between Doctors, Insurance Companies, and Patients. In this close analysis, we take a look at the problems of the US healthcare system through the eyes of the Doctors, Health Insurance Companies, and you, the Patient…

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Episode #11 EVERYTHING You Want to Know about BREAST Implants from A Plastic Surgeon and Medical Doctor

Episode Description – In today’s episode I invited Stephen M. Miller, MD who is a board-certified plastic surgeon and has been practicing in the field for over 20 years to answer everything you would want to know about breast implants.

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Episode #10 Common Myths About Allergies (Medical Doctor EXPOSES the TRUTH)

Episode Description – Believe it or not, there are many misconceptions when it comes to allergies, or more specifically, hay fever. In this week’s episode I begin by going over what hay fever is, what are the different allergy types, and what are common allergy symptoms. Then, we dive deeper into questioning if allergy testing is even accurate and I explain how most people are taking their allergy medications incorrectly.

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Episode #9 COVID-19 DELTA Variant and Vaccine HESITANCY (Medical Doctor & Vaccine Expert EXPLAINS)

Episode Description – With the new Delta Variant being more contagious and spreading rapidly, I wanted to make a video about the main concerns I hear surrounding vaccine hesitancy. If you or loved ones are still unvaccinated, please watch and share this video. There is a ton of misinformation being promulgated through social media and I hope this video helps to clear some of that up.

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Episode #8 Do Not Resuscitate (DNR): What You Need to Know Before Choosing This Status

Episode Description – Do Not Resuscitate is a touchy and somewhat controversial topic. Who decides DNR status? At what point is this decision made? What exactly does it mean to choose “Do Not Resuscitate” status? These are fairly common questions that come up around the topic. In this video I not only go over these questions.

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Episode #7 Medical Doctor Asks Insurance Broker: Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage EXPLAINED

Episode Description – Medicare, Medicare Supplements, and Medicare Advantage can all be very confusing. That’s why in today’s episode I will be interviewing an Insurance Broker, Matthew Claassen, who specializes in all things Medicare. In this episode we will go over the differences between Medicare and Medicare Advantage, the pros and cons to each, and which plan may be best for you. 

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Episode #6 Common Myths Around Vaccines

Episode Description – With the COVID-19 pandemic there has been an increase in talk about vaccines. Which means I’ve been hearing more and more common myths around vaccines. In today’s episode I discuss how vaccines work, if vaccines contain toxic ingredients, why vaccines may actually be the most natural of medications (or biologics) that you can take, why anti-vaxxers even exist, if we should be spacing out childhood vaccines, and much more.

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Episode #5 Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Episode Description – Medicare, Medicare Supplements, and Medicare Advantage can all be very confusing. That’s why in today’s episode I will be interviewing an Insurance Broker, Matthew Claassen, who specializes in all things Medicare. In this episode we will go over the differences between Medicare and Medicare Advantage, the pros and cons to each, and which plan may be best for you. 

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Episode #4 6 FACTS You Should Know About the Coronavirus Pandemic

Episode Description – In today’s video, I discuss six (6) things you should know about the Coronavirus Pandemic. These are things you wish you knew before the pandemic happened but can also help you think differently and clear things up about what’s going on now… 

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Episode #3 How to Pick a Primary Care Doctor

Episode Description – In today’s video, I discuss how to pick a primary care physician. Arguably one of the most important decisions an individual can make regarding their quality of care.

 

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Episode #2 The Truth about Hospital Admissions

Episode Description – In today’s video, I discuss the complex topic of Hospital Admissions. Knowing what questions to ask and who you’re talking to, can be the difference between an efficient admission and disaster.

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Episode #1 How to Navigate the E.R.

Episode Description – In today’s video, I discuss when to go the Emergency Room. An extremely important aspect of understanding how to navigate your healthcare. 

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Mary Lou Kayser - Interviews Jonathan Baktari MD on Post-Pandemic Work and Life

Sept 7, 2021

In this episode, When Jonathan Baktari was arguably at the peak of his medical career as a triple board-certified physician, he saw an opportunity to try something new. Taking everything he’d learned as a doctor, medical director, and educator, he launched two businesses—a vaccine clinic and a drug-testing enterprise—that are driven by technology and designed for fast, customer-centric service. Now, as those businesses grow, he’s continuing to write his second career chapter as a health care CEO.

Dr. Baktari’s company e7 Health was named the best technology company in the healthcare space in 2019. e7 Health could best be described as “the Uber of preventive medicine” in that it is a systems company that has invested heavily in developing their own electronic cloud-based software to leverage technology for the benefit of their operation, patients, and clients.

Viral Variants, Kids & Masks, Vaccines and More: Perspectives on the Pandemic with Jonathan Baktari MD

Aug 17, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Eeks (Dr. ErinKate Stair) chats with Dr. Jonathan Baktari about the rise of the Delta variant and the changing recommendations regarding masks; Delta and kids and whether kids should be required to wear face masks; issues with testing; vaccines and vaccine equity; natural immunity and what he thinks the future of the pandemic looks like. 

Dr. Baktari is a pulmonary and critical care medical doctor who also serves as CEO of e7Health and US Drug Test Centers. He has served as clinical faculty for several medical schools, including the University of Nevada. You can read more about his bio here. Follow Dr. Eeks on Instagram here.Or Facebook here.Or TwitterOr YoutubeContact her through her website here: Blooming Wellness

The Business Power Hour with Deb Krier - Interview with Dr. Jonathan Baktrai MD

July 12, 2021

This week – Jonathan Baktari, MD, brings over 20 years of clinical, administrative and entrepreneurial experience to lead the current e7 Health team. He has been a triple board-certified physician with specialties in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Baktari has been the Medical Director of The Valley Health Systems, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Culinary Health Fund and currently is the CEO of two healthcare companies. He also has served as clinical faculty for several medical schools including the University of Nevada and Touro University

168. Jonathan Baktari on COVID-19: Vaccines and a New Normal

July 6, 2021

This week – Jonathan Baktari MD brings over 20 years of clinical, administrative, and entrepreneurial experience. He has been a triple board-certified physician with specialties in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Dr. Baktari was formerly the Medical Director of The Valley Health Systems, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Culinary Health Fund. He also served as clinical faculty for several medical schools, including the University of Nevada and Touro University.

168. Jonathan Baktari on COVID-19: Vaccines and a New Normal

July 6, 2021

This week – Jonathan Baktari MD brings over 20 years of clinical, administrative, and entrepreneurial experience. He has been a triple board-certified physician with specialties in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Dr. Baktari was formerly the Medical Director of The Valley Health Systems, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Culinary Health Fund. He also served as clinical faculty for several medical schools, including the University of Nevada and Touro University.

Why This Critical Care Specialist Launched a Healthcare Technology Company

July 6, 2021

This week – I present my conversation with Dr. Jonathan Baktari, the quintessential physician entrepreneur. Jonathan received his medical degree at Ohio State. Following that, he completed his internal medicine residency at Northwestern University and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at UCLA. He was at the peak of his medical career when he saw a new opportunity. Applying everything he’d learned as a physician, medical director, and educator, he launched two businesses — a vaccine clinic and a drug-testing enterprise. His company e7 Health has grown. It has developed its own electronic cloud-based software to connect patients and clients. And it was designated the best technology company in the healthcare space in 2019.

168: Dr. Jonathan Baktari on COVID-19: Vaccines and a New Normal

July 05, 2021

In this episode of Straight Up Wellness, Kate talks with healthcare CEO Jonathan Baktari MD about COVID-19 vaccines and cultural shifts resulting from the pandemic.

5.24 – Jonathan Baktari MD and Entrepreneur Rising Tide Startups

June 14, 2021

Our special guest this week on Rising Tide Startups is Jonathan Baktari, M.D.  When Dr. Baktari was arguably at the peak of his medical career, he saw an opportunity to try something new. Taking everything he’d learned as a doctor, medical director and educator, he launched two businesses—a vaccine clinic and drug-testing enterprise—that are driven by technology and designed for fast, customer-centric service. Now, as those businesses grow, he’s continuing to write his second career chapter as a health care CEO.

Dr. Jonathan Baktari MD CEO and COVID and Vaccine Expert discusses Back To Work Protocol

May 17, 2021

In this week’s Industrial Talk Podcast we’re talking to Jonathan Baktari, Healthcare CEO and COVID and Vaccine about “How COVID has changed the world and safe Back-To-Work protocol for Industrial Professionals”. Get the answers to your “Safe Back-To-Work Solutions” questions along with Dr. Baktari’s unique insight on the “How” on this Industrial Talk interview!

Finally, get your exclusive free access to the Industrial Academy and a series on “Why You Need To Podcast” for Greater Success in 2020. All links designed for keeping you current in this rapidly changing Industrial Market. Learn! Grow! Enjoy!

Health Matters: A Pulmonary Expert Weighs in on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine's Pause

April 28, 2021

On this episode, hosts Dr. Jose Medina-Inojosa and Alisa Johnsrud talked with Jonathan Baktari, MD, about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine pause due to potentially fatal blood clots after one American died and one is in critical condition. Baktari is a pulmonary and critical care expert, vaccine expert, CEO of two medical companies –e7Health.com and US Drug Test Centers.

The trio talked about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and the importance of the other vaccines. Baktari said the vaccine would be part of the solution to get to herd immunity, so even though it’s currently delayed, it will be an essential piece of the puzzle. The Moderna and Pfizer vaccine use mRNA to introduce the virus, while the J&J vaccine uses the adenovirus.

Episode 1556: e7 Health - The Uber of Preventive Medicine

April 10, 2021

When Jonathan Baktari, M.D., was arguably at the peak of his medical career as a triple board-certified physician, he saw an opportunity to try something new. Taking everything he’d learned as a doctor, medical director, and educator, he launched two businesses—a vaccine clinic and a drug-testing enterprise—that are driven by technology and designed for fast, customer-centric service. Now, as those businesses grow, he’s continuing to write his second career chapter as a health care CEO…

Episode 3: Paving the Way to a Healthier Future

March 26, 2021

Episode three of the #VegasForward podcast finds us with Jonathan Baktari MD, CEO of e7 Health & US Drug Test Centers. Dr. Baktari has been a clinician, educator, and speaker in the specialty of pulmonary and critical care for over 25 years. A triple board-certified physician, he has appeared regularly on 8 News Now…

Episode 2: Dr. Jonathan Baktari: The Entrepreneurial Business of Vaccines

Jan 18, 2021

Today my guest is Dr. Jonathan Baktari, founder and CEO of e7 Health, a preventative health and wellness company with locations in Las Vegas and Chicago. Dr. Baktari has leveraged technology to develop software that streamlines medical records and treatment options…

Episode 1: Why All Your Employees Should Have an Owner Mindset - and How to Get It!​

Dec, 2020

In this episode, serial entrepreneur and CEO of E7 Health and US Drug Test Centers, Jonathan Baktari, MD, shares his disruptive methodology in hiring, onboarding and motivating the people in his company…

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Jonathan Baktari, MD brings over 20 years of clinical, administrative and entrepreneurial experience to lead the current e7 Health team. He has been a triple board-certified physician with specialties in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine. He has been the Medical Director of The Valley Health Systems, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Culinary Health Fund and currently is the CEO of two healthcare companies.
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