Human Health

SwineCast 1109, At The Meeting - COVID-19's Impact on Italy's Swine Industry

SwineCast 1109 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Gianpietro Sandri, a swine veterinarian with La Pellegrina, a division of Veronesi, about how the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Italy's pork producers.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), get an EU pork perspective on about how Northern Italy was affected early by COVID-19. Dr. Sandri says COVID-19's impact on Italy's producers has been less severe, but problems are building.
  • Dr. Sandri is the latest guest on the eleventh in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1102, At The Meeting - Facing The Swine Production Realities Of COVID-19

SwineCast 1102 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses making difficult decisions during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by guest John Schwartz, CEO and President of Schwartz Farms.
  • In the midst of making difficult decisions, Schwartz made time to talk with the 'At The Meeting' hosts. Schwartz describes the multiple actions his team is taking to ramp down production and confront the reality of euthanasia.
  • "A good business has to make difficult decisions," Schwartz says.
  • This is the fifth in a series of recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry. "At the Meeting, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison" is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc..

Antibiotics and In-Patients

In-Patient Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) IssuesIn-Patient Antimicrobial Resistance Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), talks about what is being done in hospitals to improve antibiotic use. Dr. Srinivasan outlines notable goals about the future of patient care around antibiotics. Key in hospitals is that physicians do not like to be "managed" so the shift is forward the phase "stewardship". Take aways: Many experts, including advisers to the President, have called for the government to require hospitals and nursing homes to have antibiotic stewardship programs [video].

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan - In-Patient Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Issues


In-Patient Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Issues - Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, from the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Robert Tauxe - Human Health Viewpoint and Setting the Tone for the Antibiotic Symposium


Human Health Viewpoint and Setting the Tone for the Antibiotic Symposium - Dr. Robert Tauxe, Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, from the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Benjamin Park - Antimicrobial Resistance in Humans and the Global Health Security Agenda


Antimicrobial Resistance in Humans and the Global Health Security Agenda - Dr. Benjamin Park, Senior Advisor for International Healthcare Quality, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Theoklis Zaoutis - Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship in the Pediatric Outpatient Setting


Stewardship Programs In Out Patient Settings - Dr. Theoklis Zaoutis, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology of the University of Pennsylvania, from the 2014 NIAA Symposium on Antibiotics Use and Resistance: Moving Forward Through Shared Stewardship, November 12-14, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Robert Tauxe - Antimicrobial Resistance and The Human-Animal Interface: The Public Health Concerns


Antimicrobial Resistance and The Human-Animal Interface: The Public Health Concerns - Dr. Robert Tauxe, Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, from the 2014 NIAA Symposium on Antibiotics Use and Resistance: Moving Forward Through Shared Stewardship, November 12-14, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Steve Solomon - Metrics and Decision-Making for Antibiotic Stewardship in Human Medicine


Metrics and Decision-Making for Antibiotic Stewardship in Human Medicine - Dr. Steve Solomon, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Currently serves as Director of the Office of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, in the Office of Infectious Diseases at CDC., from the 2014 NIAA Symposium on Antibiotics Use and Resistance: Moving Forward Through Shared Stewardship, November 12-14, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Jim Hutchinson - Antibiotic Stewardship Programs and Human Health


Antibiotic Stewardship Programs and Human Health - Dr. Jim Hutchinson, Medical Director, Vancouver Island Health Authority, from the 2014 NIAA Symposium on Antibiotics Use and Resistance: Moving Forward Through Shared Stewardship, November 12-14, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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