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Welcome to Exigent Key

Our CEO, Maryanne Harmsen, explains the purpose and goals of our company, Exigent Key. We hope you will join us in our grassroots effort to transform health care in America!

 

Building a Community-Based Grass-Roots Approach to Combating Intimate Partner Violence - Part 1

Maryanne and Joanne have a fascinating discussion with JAC Patrissi, author of Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Guide to Knowing if Your Relationship Can—and Should—Be Saved. JAC shares her 30 years of experience working around the world with victims of intimate partner violence and human trafficking. JAC’s community-based grass-roots approach to combating violence and increasing access to service in rural areas is recognized as a model that can be successfully implemented in rural communities around the country.

 

Unlocking the Power of ADHD - Part 2

Kevin J. Roberts, leading expert, professional coach, and author of "Cyber Junkie", "Schindler's Gift", and "Movers, Dreamers, & Risk Takers" unlocks the power of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 

Learn the facts about ADHD, the risk of addiction, treatment options, and how coaching can empower those with ADHD to use their gift to change the world. 

 

Unlocking the Power of ADHD - Part 1

Kevin J. Roberts, leading expert, professional coach, and author of "Cyber Junkie", "Schindler's Gift", and "Movers, Dreamers, & Risk Takers" unlocks the power of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 

Learn the facts about ADHD, the risk of addiction, treatment options, and how coaching can empower those with ADHD to use their gift to change the world. 

 

The Refugee Dream Center - A Journey to Health

Omar Bah, founder and executive director of the Refugee Dream Center and author of the book, "Africa’s Hell on Earth: The Ordeal of an African Journalist", shares his experience surviving torture in Gambia, West Africa and the health challenges faced by refugees. 

Learn how the Refugee Dream Center is helping refugees transition to life in the USA and navigate the healthcare system.

 

Patient-Centered Medical Homes. What Are They and How Are They Better? Part 3

In this segment, Maryanne and Joanne interview Deb Hurwitz, the Executive Director of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island.
CTC-RI focuses on physician practice and payment transformation from volume to the value of care. 
Hear how Patient-Centered Medical Homes:
-Integrate Behavioral Health with Primary Care
-Improve Patient Experience
-Improve Quality and Affordability of Care

 

Patient-Centered Medical Homes. What Are They and How Are They Better? Part 2

In this segment, Maryanne and Joanne interview Deb Hurwitz, the Executive Director of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island.
CTC-RI focuses on physician practice and payment transformation from volume to the value of care. 
Hear how Patient-Centered Medical Homes:
-Integrate Behavioral Health with Primary Care
-Improve Patient Experience
-Improve Quality and Affordability of Care

 

Patient-Centered Medical Homes. What Are They and How Are They Better? Part 1

In this segment, Maryanne and Joanne interview Deb Hurwitz, the Executive Director of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island.
CTC-RI focuses on physician practice and payment transformation from volume to the value of care. 
Hear how Patient-Centered Medical Homes:
-Integrate Behavioral Health with Primary Care
-Improve Patient Experience
-Improve Quality and Affordability of Care

 

Brain First

In this segment, Maryanne and Joanne introduce you to Diane Irvine and Denise Cafarelli Dees, the founders of Brain First, an accredited training program based on neuroscience for doctors and health care professionals to develop their interpersonal skills. Hear how Brain First turbocharges the brain power of doctors and health care professionals so that even under very challenging or stressful situations they can engage more effectively with their patients and peers and produce better outcomes.

 

Better Health Care in the USA. Is This Possible? Comparative Perspectives Suggest It Is. Part 3 of 3.

The US Healthcare System has many great attributes, yet is not ranked best in the world. Is better health care in the US possible? Lori DiPrete Brown, a leader in Global Health Education and Outreach at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, thinks so!
In this 2 part series Lori compares the US Health Care System to other healthcare systems around the world, including those with poorer, lower-income populations. She shares lessons learned from her experiences working for international agencies, such as the Pan Health Organization, World Health Organization, and the US Peace Corps to improve global health, that can be applied to the US Health Care System to improve quality and reduce cost.  

 

Better Health Care in the USA. Is This Possible? Comparative Perspectives Suggest It Is. Part 2 of 3.

The US Healthcare System has many great attributes, yet is not ranked best in the world. Is better health care in the US possible? Lori DiPrete Brown, a leader in Global Health Education and Outreach at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, thinks so!
In this 2 part series Lori compares the US Health Care System to other healthcare systems around the world, including those with poorer, lower-income populations. She shares lessons learned from her experiences working for international agencies, such as the Pan Health Organization, World Health Organization, and the US Peace Corps to improve global health, that can be applied to the US Health Care System to improve quality and reduce cost.  

 

Better Health Care in the USA. Is This Possible? Comparative Perspectives Suggest It Is. Part 1 of 3.

The US Healthcare System has many great attributes, yet is not ranked best in the world. Is better health care in the US possible? Lori DiPrete Brown, a leader in Global Health Education and Outreach at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, thinks so!
In this 2 part series Lori compares the US Health Care System to other healthcare systems around the world, including those with poorer, lower-income populations. She shares lessons learned from her experiences working for international agencies, such as the Pan Health Organization, World Health Organization, and the US Peace Corps to improve global health, that can be applied to the US Health Care System to improve quality and reduce cost.  

 

Regenexx - How Stem Cell Therapy is Revolutionizing Orthopedic Care

Dr. Leiber, Founder and Medical Director of New Regeneration Orthopedics of Florida and former personal physician to President Bush and Vice President Cheney, discusses how stem cell therapy is transforming treatment for orthopedic injuries, arthritis and other degenerative conditions with better outcomes, less risk, and at a reduced cost.

 

Health Care Revolt

In this podcast, Dr. Michael Fine, MD, Senior Population Health and Clinical Officer at Blackstone Valley Community Health Care and former Medical Director for the State of Rhode Island, discusses his new book “Health Care Revolt” where he outlines how to Organize, Build a Health Care System, and Resuscitate Democracy -All at the Same Time!

 

Understanding the Mind-Body Split-The Integration of Mental Health Care & Primary Care

Dr. Robert C. Smith, Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at Michigan State University is the leading expert in the integration of primary care and mental health. Dr. Smith explains the Mind-Body Split and the current state of mental healthcare in the USA. He introduces a new approach to primary care that reconnects the mind and body in the treatment of mental health conditions. This new model will greatly improves outcomes and access to mental health care.

 

Joanne Bilotta and the Choosing Wisely Campaign

Our President, Joanne Bilotta, was featured on the Patricia Raskin Show to talk about the Rhode Island Business Group on Health's Choosing Wisely Campaign. 

 

Maryanne Harmsen and Health Care Costs

Our CEO, Maryanne Harmsen, speaks with ABC 7 about Health Care costs in America today.