Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014
ReachMD, a revolutionary healthcare communications and education network for medical professionals, announced today its collaboration with Vital Options International and the series OncoTalk® with Selma Schimmel. Schimmel, a well-known radio personality uses her personal experience with cancer as well as her background working with the cancer patient advocacy community to interview oncology expert clinicians and researchers about their work with people with cancer.
Each episode of OncoTalk ranges from 15-30 minutes and features Schimmel hosting medical experts from academic cancer centers, professional medical associations, and research organizations. ReachMD broadcasts are available through multiple distribution channels including 24/7 digital streaming on ReachMD and iHeartRadio websites; through 24/7 mobile app streaming using the ReachMD MedicalRadio App or the iHeartRadio App; through on demand podcasts on the ReachMD website; through iTunes (CME content only); and through enhanced automobile dashboards that carry iHeartRadio.
Programs such as “The Impact of the Molecular Revolution in Colorectal Cancer,” “Palliative Medicine: A New Paradigm in Patient Care,” and “Recognition and Management of Dermatologic Side Effects in Oncology Patients” are examples of the types of content that are featured on OncoTalk.
“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to expand the cancer dialogue by bringing OncoTalk to ReachMD and look forward to sharing valuable knowledge about the advancements in oncology with the ReachMD audience,” said Schimmel.
ReachMD’s collaboration with OncoTalk is designed to raise awareness about new treatments in oncology and enhance awareness between all sectors of providers. “Selma is a pioneer in cancer communications and actively involved in cancer organizations, committees and public policy issues. We are lucky to have her on board,” said Art Marchesini, Senior Vice President of ReachMD. "OncoTalk adds to the current line-up of oncology programs on ReachMD including Project Oncology and Focus on Cancer."
ReachMD is the first and only national radio channel for healthcare professionals that broadcasts medical education and information 24/7 across a digital platform that includes web, mobile devices, tablets and automobiles. More than 6,000 medical podcasts are available on demand on ReachMD.com and through iTunes; on air streaming is accessible through ReachMD.com and iHeartRadio.com; mobile app access includes ReachMD MedicalRadio App and iHeartRadio App; and automobile access is made available through the iHeartRadio digital platform.
About OncoTalk® with Selma Schimmel
OncoTalk® with Selma Schimmel is an ongoing series hosted by Selma Schimmel who interviews various medical experts with a passion for treating and supporting people with cancer. Schimmel is the founder and CEO of Vital Options, an international cancer communications organization, which pioneered cancer talk radio with The Group Room® radio show, has been involved in various projects associated with the Institute of Medicine, National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health. She is also a member of the Amercian Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and C-Change: Collaborating to Conquer Cancer, where she is actively involved in programs to improve palliative care in this country, as a member of the ASCO/C-Change, Value in Cancer Care Committee and the National Conversation Subcommittee.