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TFV Webinar - "Maximizing Voice and Swallowing Function in Head and Neck Cancer" - Shared screen with speaker view
Alyson Conley
52:44
Up to 110 attendees so far
Chris Holsinger
53:31
Wow. Yes I see 122 participants!
Chris Holsinger
53:45
124…and growing
Chris Holsinger
01:22:08
147 attendees
Chris Holsinger
01:22:32
Amazing really for WED night in the middle of summer…
Alyson Conley
01:23:08
Yes! Going well! We usually get 1/2 of what signed up, so we are right on target
Chris Holsinger
01:27:40
Sorry Melda! Did I interrupt you?
Lacey Adkins
01:32:57
question: who pays for rehab as some patients dont have insurance coverage for it
Heather Starmer
01:33:41
Vocal rehab for cancer patients is generally not as much of an issue from a coverage perspective as it is for some other underlying vocal issues like MTD
Heather Starmer
01:34:08
It is important for the rehab team to advocate for these services with the insurance companies.
Chris Holsinger
01:41:02
We go until 9p Eastern/6p Pacific, correct?
Lacey Adkins
01:41:47
Correct
Alyson Conley
01:45:44
5 minutes!
Lacey Adkins
01:46:49
Question: does the SLP attend tumor board and if so, what do they contribute to the discussion?
Heather Starmer
01:48:53
Yes, we do. We will try to discuss the functional implications of treatment options
Lacey Adkins
01:53:02
Question: do you have a set protocol for voice and swallowing exercises?
Lacey Adkins
01:53:18
Question: do patient pay for EMST out of pocket?
Heather Starmer
01:53:49
There is some variety depending on prophylactic versus reactive. I have a recent publication that outlines what we do prophylactically that I am happy to share if you don’t have access
Heather Starmer
01:53:58
Yes, patients pay out of pocket