Listen as Deb Hummel, Vice President of Quality and Safety, and Layla McKnight, Infection Preventionist and Emergency Preparedness Officer, discuss the steps the hospital is taking to prepare for the Covid-19 Pandemic. Together Deb and Layla discuss the state of Covid-19 testing, the role the hospital plays in the Homeland […]
Listen to RMH Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Ginther, discuss cutting edge techniques that minimize the pain associated with knee replacement surgery. For those seeking to delay surgery, Dr. Ginther also talks about treatments that can help patients “buy time” before a total joint replacement. Dr. Ginther has done over 8,000 […]
Listen to Dr. Nabin Khanal discuss recent advancements in cancer treatment. Dr. Khanal talks about Immunotherapy, which frees the patient’s own immune system to combat cancer. He also discusses Personalized Cancer Therapy, which uses genetic mapping to identify mutations so doctors can develop specific treatment plans to target them. Dr. […]
Greg Pratt, Director of Pharmacy and Taylor Jones, a Purdue Pharmacy Student from Rushville, discuss immunizations for adults and seniors. Greg and Taylor talk about vaccine safety, travel vaccines, boosters of childhood vaccines and vaccines that are needed as our immune systems change over time.
Greg Pratt, Director of Pharmacy and Taylor Jones, a Purdue Pharmacy Student from Rushville, discuss the HPV vaccine and its crucial role in cancer prevention for both men and women. Greg and Taylor explain that the HPV vaccine has the potential to eliminate cervical cancer, as well as to reduce […]
Dr. Adam Powell, Pediatric Cardiologist of the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Clinic at Rush Memorial Hospital, discusses syncope, or fainting, in children during the podcast “Fainting in Children”. Dr Powell explains that fainting can result from many different causes and is much more common than we realize. He talks about fainting […]
Rush Memorial Hospital CIO Jim Boyer discusses the measures his award winning team takes to keep your healthcare records secure and private. Jim also explains how patients can use the Patient Portal to make appointments, access their medical records, contact their healthcare provider and request prescription refills.
Dr Adam Powell, a pediatric cardiologist with Cincinnati Children’s Heart Clinic at Rush Memorial Hospital, presents “When Children Have Chest Pains”. Dr Powell discusses various causes of chest pain in children, including lung, muscle and heart pains. He also explains how to tell when it’s okay to relax, when it’s […]
RMH Social Worker Cheryl Turner-Romans discusses “Self-care during the Holidays”. Cheryl talks about various causes of holiday related stress and what we can do to avoid them. Whether we’re dealing with negative relationships, excess spending or criticism of our food, decorations or gifts, Cheryl has useful tips for minimizing holiday […]
Family Nurse Practitioner Mandy Price discusses “The Flu: Treatment and Prevention”. Mandy talks about normal flu symptoms as well as complications that can arise from the flu. She explains what populations are most vulnerable to the flu and how vaccinations can help protect them.