Podcasts

Mental Health

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Listen to Peer Support Specialist Drew Hahn discuss the isolation faced by many mental health patients. Drew talks frankly about his own struggles with mental illness, his experience as a suicide attempt survivor and the need for greater awareness of mental health issues. 

Peer Support Specialists in Mental Health

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Listen to Drew Hahn describe the role of Peer Support Specialists (PSS’s)  in Mental Health. A PSS offers clients the opportunity to talk to someone who has shared the experience of mental illness. A Peer Support Specialist isn’t a therapist and doesn’t take the place of one. However, a PSS […]

Parkinson’s Disease

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In our latest podcast,  Dr. Edward Zdobylak discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. He describes the typical progression of the disease, as well as the role of medication to improve symptoms and rehabilitation therapy to help patients cope with their illness.

RMH Emergency Room

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Listen to Dr. Blake Grider, the Medical Director of the RMH Emergency Room and board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist, discuss recent improvements at the RMH ER. Improvements include shorter wait times and recruitment of additional full-time, board certified, Emergency Medicine Specialists.  Dr. Grider explains how Covid-19 has affected the emergency room, and why is it important for patients to […]

New Foundation Director

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Get to know the new RMH Foundation Director, Elton Marzon. Elton is a passionate supporter of the hospital and of Rush County. He discusses his background, interests and community involvement, as well as his first few weeks as Foundation Director. 

Dr. Khanal explains the Four Stages of Cancer

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Dr. Nabin Khanal, Oncology and Hematology Specialist, explains the four stages of cancer and discusses the most common cancer screenings. Dr. Khanal also talks about the effect that Covid-19 has had on the rate of cancer screenings. He explains how this is linked to the recent increase in late-stage cancer diagnoses. 

Child Well Visits – Part 2

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In this podcast, Family Nurse Practitioner Mandy Price explains the importance of identifying potential health issues early so that treatment can begin as soon as possible. She explains the value of the parent/provider partnership, which combines the parent’s day-to-day experience and observations with the healthcare provider’s expertise and training. This is part two in a two-part podcast. 

Child Well Visits – Part 1

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In this podcast, Family Nurse Practitioner Mandy Price explains the importance of identifying potential health issues early so that treatment can begin as soon as possible. She explains the value of the parent/provider partnership, which combines the parent’s day-to-day experience and observations with the healthcare provider’s expertise and training. This is part one in a two-part podcast. […]

Treating Back Pain Part 2

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Listen to the second half of “Treating Back Pain”, with Dr. Sahba Charkhzarrin, RMH Pain Management Specialist. In this episode, Dr. Charkhzarrin discusses pain management interventions that can be used to treat back pain that does not respond to more conservative therapies. He describes the process of using radio ablation to deaden the nerves that carry […]

Treatments Back Pain Part 1

Pain Management Specialist Dr. Sahba Charkhzarrin talks about innovative treatments for back pain, particularly when it results from osteoarthritis. Dr. Charkhzarrin explains the progression of treatment from conservative management to more aggressive forms of treatment. He also discusses ways to prevent osteoarthritis in the back, and who is most at […]

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