Preparing for Hospital Discharge

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Janie Manning, Discharge Coordinator and Jason Scheiderer, Coordinator of Paramedicine, help patients plan for a successful recovery following a hospital stay.  They discuss the importance of finishing medications, keeping follow-up appointments, asking for help when needed and setting realistic expectations for the return home. They also describe the new Paramedicine […]

Recovering from a Heart Event With Cardiac Rehab

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Debbie Burge, Director of Cardiology Services, Angie Buzzard, RN and Mescal Shelton, RN, discuss the patient journey of those recovering from a heart event, beginning with the first day of cardiac rehab. From pre-scheduled stent placement to heart attacks to heart transplants, they have experience in helping a wide range […]

“Living and Dying in Rush County” with Deb Hummel

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Is Rush County really a hotbed of cancer?  Deb Hummel, Vice President of Quality and Safety, answers this question and others as she talks about the major causes of death in Rush County. Deb also discusses the work of SPARC, the local coalition for “Suicide Prevention Across Rush County”.

“Where do I go?”

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“Where do I Go? How to choose between the Emergency Room, Walk in Care and the primary caregivers at Healthcare Associates” with Sheila Browning, Director of ER, Whitney Owens, Director of Walk in Care and Amber Hill, Nurse Practitioner

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