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Sandy Kibling Get Savvy... Demystifying Healthcare

Sandy is a health care professional having served in numerous roles including physician consulting and working for a large healthcare insurance company. She has worked on the frontline addressing physician and subscriber issues and has heard first-hand the frustration and concern about affordability and navigating a complicated healthcare system.

Sandy’s passion is to create a trusted source with Get Savvy…Demystifying Healthcare a podcast that breaks down the complexity of healthcare and empowers consumers to navigate the healthcare system.

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Episode 68: From Patient To Advocate: A Dietitian'S Cancer Journey And Self Love &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 68: From Patient to Advocate: A Dietitian's Cancer Journey and Self Love

Discover the unexpected connection between cancer treatment and a primal health coach's journey. From battling ovarian cancer to empowering self-love, Martha Tettenborn's unique approach off…

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Discover the unexpected connection between cancer treatment and a primal health coach's journey. From battling ovarian cancer to empowering self-love, Martha Tettenborn's unique approach offers a fresh perspective on nutrition and mental wellness. Uncover the surprising impact of a low-carb diet on cancer metabolism and find inspiration in Martha's journey of Resilience and self-empowerment. Don't miss out on Martha's story, as she shares how self-love and nutrition can transform the cancer experience.In this episode, we discuss:The Impact of Diet on Cancer Treatment…

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Episode 67: Healthcare Disrupted: Innovative Solutions For Fed Up Providers &Amp; Patients &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 67: Healthcare Disrupted: Innovative Solutions for Fed Up Providers & Patients

Want to transform healthcare delivery and build a successful, patient-focused practice? Discover the solution to achieving that result as we dive into disrupting the current healthcare system and crea…

Want to transform he…

Want to transform healthcare delivery and build a successful, patient-focused practice? Discover the solution to achieving that result as we dive into disrupting the current healthcare system and creating better options for both consumers and providers. Let's hear from Daniel Tribby, a healthcare provider and business leader, as he shares his insights and strategies for changing the game in healthcare. Get ready to revolutionize the way you approach healthcare.In this episode, we discuss:Mastering the Art of Navigating Healthcare Insurance Changes: Learn how to stay ahead of the game and…

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Episode 66: The Invisible Struggles: Addressing Mental Health And Grief Literacy With Mandy Capehart &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 66: The Invisible Struggles: Addressing Mental Health and Grief Literacy with Mandy Capehart

Discover the unexpected truth about Grief literacy and its impact on your mental and physical health. You won't believe the valuable resources available, including a free Grief Coaching group, sl…

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Discover the unexpected truth about Grief literacy and its impact on your mental and physical health. You won't believe the valuable resources available, including a free Grief Coaching group, sliding scale Coaching, and a weekly podcast dedicated to navigating Grief. Dive into the surprising insights from Mandy Capehart, a trauma-informed Grief educator and certified life coach, who is transforming the way we understand and address Grief. Don't miss out on this eye-opening conversation that could change the way you approach your own Grief journey.In this episode, we discussWhy grie…

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Episode 65: Is Snoring Stealing Your Health? The Overlooked Dangers Of Sleep Apnea &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 65: Is Snoring Stealing Your Health? The Overlooked Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Does it feel like you're constantly struggling to get a good night's rest? You've probably been told to just tough it out or rely on caffeinated drinks to power through the day. But let…

Does it feel like yo…

Does it feel like you're constantly struggling to get a good night's rest? You've probably been told to just tough it out or rely on caffeinated drinks to power through the day. But let's face it, that's no way to live. The constant exhaustion, brain fog, and snoring issues are taking a toll on your health and well-being. It's time to explore better options to improve your sleep and take control of your health without breaking the bank on healthcare costs. Get ready to demystify the secrets to better sleep and health with expert advice that actually works!In thi…

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Episode 64: The Playbook: Conversations And Options For Caring For A Senior Loved One &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 64: The Playbook: Conversations and Options for Caring for a Senior Loved One

Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to navigate the complicated healthcare system while caring for your senior loved one? Are you tired of feeling like you're stuck in a maze with no way out, then…

Are you feeling over…

Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to navigate the complicated healthcare system while caring for your senior loved one? Are you tired of feeling like you're stuck in a maze with no way out, then you are not alone! Navigating post-acute care options can leave you feeling paralyzed with fear and frustration, wondering how to make the best decisions for your family. It's time to demystify the complexities and empower yourself to make informed choices. Let's explore insightful guidance to help you achieve thoughtful long-term care decisions for your senior loved oneIn this episod…

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Episode 63: What Are The Major Contemporary Healthcare Issues Facing Americans Today? &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 63: What are the Major Contemporary Healthcare Issues Facing Americans Today?

Discover how a former health care leader is using medical detective novels to demystify the complexities of the health care system. Uncover the surprising ways he's making healthcare knowledge ac…

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Discover how a former health care leader is using medical detective novels to demystify the complexities of the health care system. Uncover the surprising ways he's making healthcare knowledge accessible and entertaining. Greg's mission is empowering consumers to take control of their health care experience. Stay tuned for the unexpected twist that's about to change the way you see health care."I think the most important thing we can do as people is try to assert some dominance over our health care and health experiences, whether it's using health home tools or the more s…

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Episode 62: The Paleo Cardiologist Dr. Jack Wolfson: Wisdom Can Transform Heart Health &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 62: The Paleo Cardiologist Dr. Jack Wolfson: Wisdom Can Transform Heart Health

Discover the shocking truth about traditional heart health care and the eye-opening alternatives that can transform your life. Get ready to be empowered with life-changing information from a leading h…

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Discover the shocking truth about traditional heart health care and the eye-opening alternatives that can transform your life. Get ready to be empowered with life-changing information from a leading holistic heart doctor. This unexpected journey will challenge everything you thought you knew about heart health. Are you ready to take control of your well-being and explore a whole new world of options? My goal is to reduce heart attack risk as close to 0% as possible. Pharma won't save you, eat well, live well, think well, amen."- Dr. Jack WolfsonIn this episode, we discuss:Natural heart…

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Episode 61: Elder Care 101: Key Things Caregivers Should Know &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 61: Elder Care 101: Key Things Caregivers Should Know

Does this sound familiar? You've been tirelessly caring for your elderly loved one. You trying to figure out how to determine the right care, be an advocate for your loved one and figure out reso…

Does this sound fami…

Does this sound familiar? You've been tirelessly caring for your elderly loved one. You trying to figure out how to determine the right care, be an advocate for your loved one and figure out resources available to you....all this, while navigating a complicated healthcare system.You're not alone in this struggle. Family caregiving affects millions of Americans every day, in all walks of life. At least 17.7 million individuals in the United States are family caregivers of someone age 65 and older who needs help because of a limitation in their physical, mental, or cognitive functionin…

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Episode 60: How To Avoid Being A Victim Of The American Healthcare System: A Patient’s Handbook For Survival - With Dr. David Wilcox &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 60: How to Avoid Being a Victim of the American Healthcare System: A Patient’s Handbook for Survival – with Dr. David Wilcox

Do you have these questions? 1) Insurance companies always deny my claims. 2) Prescription drug prices are outrageous. I have to choose between feeding my kids or taking my medication.3) Navigating …

Do you have these qu…

Do you have these questions? 1) Insurance companies always deny my claims. 2) Prescription drug prices are outrageous. I have to choose between feeding my kids or taking my medication.3) Navigating the healthcare system is always complicated and leaves me wanting to pull my hair outTruth is...You can be empowered to make better healthcare decisions. In this episode, we talk about:The complexities of the American healthcare system and what you need to know to make informed decisions.The importance of patient education for better healthcare outcomes.Discuss real life scenarios of patient erro…

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Episode 59: Why Is The Standard Medical System Failing Lower Back Pain Patients With Lysander Jim Md &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 59: Why Is The Standard Medical System Failing Lower Back Pain Patients with Lysander Jim MD

Are you struggling with back pain and feeling frustrated with the lack of relief from conventional treatments? Have you been told to take pain meds or get injections, only to find temporary relief an…

Are you struggling w…

Are you struggling with back pain and feeling frustrated with the lack of relief from conventional treatments? Have you been told to take pain meds or get injections, only to find temporary relief and no long-term solution? If you're tired of feeling paralyzed by fear and discomfort, it's time to explore alternative options for back pain care. Let's dive into the world of Dr. Lysander Jim, a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor, who's changing the game with his unique approach to resolving chronic back pain. Get ready to discover a whole new way t…

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Episode 58: Medical Bill Nightmares: A Patient Advocate'S Blueprint For Taking Control &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 58: Medical Bill Nightmares: A Patient Advocate's Blueprint for Taking Control

Are you struggling with overwhelming medical bills? You may have been told to simply ignore the bills and hope they go away, only to feel the increasing burden of debt and financial stress. The pain o…

Are you struggling w…

Are you struggling with overwhelming medical bills? You may have been told to simply ignore the bills and hope they go away, only to feel the increasing burden of debt and financial stress. The pain of feeling helpless and overwhelmed by medical expenses can be debilitating, but there is a way to take control and find relief. By understanding healthcare billing and advocating for yourself, you can empower yourself to manage your medical expenses and secure your financial stability.In this episode, we discuss:The challenges of medical billing and what you need to look out for.Understanding heal…

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Episode 57: From Burnout To Breakthroughs: An Autism Mom Finds Her Voice &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 57: From Burnout to Breakthroughs: An Autism Mom Finds Her Voice

Does it sound familiar? As a parent of a child with autism, have you been told to simply 'tough it out' when facing the challenges of navigating the healthcare system and practicing self-car…

Does it sound famili…

Does it sound familiar? As a parent of a child with autism, have you been told to simply 'tough it out' when facing the challenges of navigating the healthcare system and practicing Self-Care? The result is often feelings of isolation, frustration, and burnout, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and unsupported. But there is a better way. Let's explore effective strategies and essential tips to overcome these challenges and improve your well-being as a parent of a child with autism.In this episode, we will discuss:·       How to overcome the challenges faced by parents of chi…

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Episode 57: From Burnout To Breakthroughs: An Autism Mom Finds Her Voice &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 57: From Burnout to Breakthroughs: An Autism Mom Finds Her Voice

Does it sound familiar? As a parent of a child with autism, have you been told to simply 'tough it out' when facing the challenges of navigating the healthcare system and practicing self-car…

Does it sound famili…

Does it sound familiar? As a parent of a child with autism, have you been told to simply 'tough it out' when facing the challenges of navigating the healthcare system and practicing Self-Care? The result is often feelings of isolation, frustration, and burnout, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and unsupported. But there is a better way. Let's explore effective strategies and essential tips to overcome these challenges and improve your well-being as a parent of a child with autism.In this episode, we will discuss:How to overcome the challenges faced by parents of children with au…

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Episode 56: Prescribed And Confused? Ask These 5 Key Medication Questions &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 56: Prescribed and Confused? Ask These 5 Key Medication Questions

Feeling powerless in the face of medication decisions? Su Robotti's personal journey will surprise and inspire you. Discover the unexpected twist that led her to become a passionate advocate for …

Feeling powerless in…

Feeling powerless in the face of medication decisions? Su Robotti's personal journey will surprise and inspire you. Discover the unexpected twist that led her to become a passionate advocate for medication transparency and safety. Stay tuned as we delve into the key things you need to know about the medications you are being prescribed. Whenever you take a drug, my main message in life is whenever you choose to take a medicine, you are taking a risk that the side effect will be significant. So make sure that the intended benefit is worth it. - Su RobottiKey Takeaways:Understandng  Medic…

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Episode 55: Get Savvy...demystifying Healthcare: A Year In Review Of Simplifying Healthcare And What'S Ahead For 2024 &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 55: Get Savvy…Demystifying Healthcare: A Year in Review of Simplifying Healthcare and What's Ahead for 2024

Uncover the unexpected things Sandy Kibling's journey took her on to demystify healthcare, as she delves into the profound impact of personal experiences on her mission.  Join us as we reflect o…

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Uncover the unexpected things Sandy Kibling's journey took her on to demystify healthcare, as she delves into the profound impact of personal experiences on her mission.  Join us as we reflect on the challenges and triumphs of 2023, and brace yourself for the exciting new developments awaiting in 2024. Stay tuned to discover how this unexpected journey will shape the future of the Get Savvy...Demystifying Healthcare podcast for 2024 and empower you to take control of your healthcare journey. Are you ready to embark on this transformative journey with us?Health care is complicated and H…

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Episode 54: Mental Health - Bust The Myths And Revitalize Your Life &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 54: Mental Health – Bust the Myths and Revitalize Your Life

Have you heard these myths about mental health? Myth #1: Therapy is only for "certain" people. Myth #2: You should be able to just get over it on your own. Myth #3: Seeking help is a sign of weakne…

Have you heard these…

Have you heard these myths about mental health? Myth #1: Therapy is only for "certain" people. Myth #2: You should be able to just get over it on your own. Myth #3: Seeking help is a sign of weakness. But fear not, our guest Daniel Godspodarek will share the truth and help you revitalize your mental well-being.If you're feeling overwhelmed and exhausted from trying to manage your mental health challenges on your own, then you are not alone! Many individuals are seeking relief through self-help strategies, only to find themselves stuck in a cycle of frustration and disappointment. If y…

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Bridging The Health Gap: Wearable Technology'S Role In Patient Care With Greg Elliott &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Bridging the Health Gap: Wearable Technology's Role in Patient Care with Greg Elliott

Have you ever wondered about the powerful role wearable technology plays in healthcare? Join us, as we dive into this fascinating world with our guest Greg Elliott, an influential figure in the wearab…

Have you ever wonder…

Have you ever wondered about the powerful role wearable technology plays in healthcare? Join us, as we dive into this fascinating world with our guest Greg Elliott, an influential figure in the wearable tech space. Greg shares his journey from being an enthusiast to becoming a thought leader, shedding light on the transformational impact of wearables on health management. How often do we think about heart rate variability as an indicator of overall health? In our second segment, we uncover this overlooked biomarker and discuss its critical importance. We delve into how wearable tech can provi…

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Episode 52: Navigating The Hospital Maze: Dr. Monique Nugent'S Expert Advice On A Smooth Hospital Journey &Raquo; 5Cfec01B44F3E29Fae1Fb88Ade93Fc4Aecd05B192Fbfbc2C2F1Daa412B7C1921 Scaled
Episode 52: Navigating the Hospital Maze: Dr. Monique Nugent's Expert Advice on a Smooth Hospital Journey

In a world filled with uncertainty and fear, one doctor dared to challenge the status quo. Dr. Monique Nugent, a hospitalist and internist, witnessed firsthand the struggles faced by patients in a com…

In a world filled wi…

In a world filled with uncertainty and fear, one doctor dared to challenge the status quo. Dr. Monique Nugent, a hospitalist and internist, witnessed firsthand the struggles faced by patients in a complex hospital system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Determined to make a difference, she embarked on a journey to write her book Prescription for Admission that would be a guiding light for patients and their loved ones. "Being plugged into that community that gives you support over the years is really what's going to help you process things and set you up for success after a hospital stay."…

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