Diagnostics Dialogues
COVID-19: Supporting Safety for the Front Line

COVID-19: Supporting Safety for the Front Line

April 7, 2021

Quest Diagnostics Dialogues

Today’s podcast features Dr Nicholaos Bellos with strategies that are helping some health systems best operate in today's healthcare environment. In this session, Dr Bellos discusses:

  • The ease of viral transmission and what health systems can do to mitigate risk
  • Diagnostic solutions, guidelines, and best practices to ensure safety for the front line
  • The future of health systems in the post-pandemic landscape

Nicholaos Bellos MD Bio:

Board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease, Dr Nicholaos Bellos brings both deep clinical knowledge and executive leadership experience to the discussion. Drawing from his passion for advancing positive outcomes for patients, his expertise includes delivering evidence-based, measurable healthcare solutions that contain costs, reduce hospital length-of-stay and readmissions, and cut down on hospital-acquired drug-resistant infections. Dr Bellos maintains a private clinical practice of over 20 years, as well as serving as national medical director, extended care services at Quest Diagnostics. Previously, he was associate vice president of medical operations and performance management and innovation at Tenet Health.

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About Diagnostics Dialogues from Quest Diagnostics

About Diagnostics Dialogues from Quest Diagnostics

April 5, 2021

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When we asked Dr. Alagia his goals for this podcast, he told us, "I think the podcast project gives our doctors and our scientists at Quest a voice. It connects us with the outside community. We work with a lot of folks who live in the laboratories, who live in the hospitals, who do great work here. It's essential work. Everything starts with the lab. We can't treat a patient without laboratorians and all the work that they do. We wanted to make sure that people understood how number one, important they are, but how powerful their intellects are in terms of contributing to patient care. Without them, everything stops." 

He then added, "One of the things that's important for us to talk about is care, science, and community. When people hear that it's not just the testing and the analytics and everything else that we do and the insights that we provide, but really at the core of everything we do is patient care, and that's what our north star is. That's what drives us."

We are glad to welcome you to Diagnostics Dialogues from Quest Diagnostics. Be sure to subcribe.

 

 

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