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Millennium Collaborative Care, the Performing Provider System for Western New York

6/28/2019
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Performing Provider Systems have been working to provide better care to Medicaid clients in New York. Al Hammonds, Executive Director of Millennium Collaborative Care, discusses how they help improve healthcare delivery for Medicaid clients.

Duration:00:14:49

National Donate Life Month is April

4/2/2019
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April is Donate Life Month. Nicole Knox and Sarah Diina discuss the importance of organ donation and the impact an organ donation can have.

Duration:00:09:23

An Overview of the Regional Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health at ECMC

4/1/2019
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Dr. Michael R. Cummings gives an overview of ECMC's Regional Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health.

Duration:00:10:26

ECMC Hepatology Services

4/1/2019
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Dr. Anthony Martinez discusses the ECMC hepatology services for liver disease, viral hepatitis, alcoholism, fatty liver disease, and hepatitis C virus and HIV co-infection.

Duration:00:11:42

Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic

3/14/2019
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Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes multiple types of cancer. It is preventable via vaccine. Dr. Elizabeth Kapral and Dr. Jennifer Frustino discuss HPV and ECMC's event for HPV awareness.

Duration:00:10:20

Stroke Warning Signs and Prevention

3/8/2019
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Stroke is an urgent situation that requires immediate medical attention to preserve brain function. Dr. Howard Sperry, Medical Director of VIP Primary Care at ECMC, discusses risk factors and warning signs.

Duration:00:11:32

Orthopaedic Hand Service: Carpal Tunnel Release and Relief Procedure

3/7/2019
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Carpal tunnel syndrome can impact one's sleep and productivity. Dr. Paul D. Paterson shares information about the carpal tunnel release and relief procedure.

Duration:00:10:20

ECMC End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patient Education Sessions

1/9/2019
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Patricia E. Denny, Director of Dialysis Operations at Erie County Medical Center, discusses the hospital's dialysis options for patients facing end stage renal disease.

Duration:00:09:26

Nursing Director's Perspective of ECMC's Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP)

12/12/2018
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Listen in as Nursing Director Donna Gatti shares her perspective on Erie County Medical Center's Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program.

Duration:00:09:02

ECMC Driver Rehab / Evaluation Program and Partnership with Alzheimer's Assoc

12/12/2018
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Lisa Thorpe, MS, OTR Supervisor, Outpatient Therapy, Rehab at ECMC, discusses the hospital's Driver Rehab program and its partnership with the Alzheimer's Association.

Duration:00:07:59

ECMC Trauma Initiatives/Programs

11/20/2018
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ECMC has different trauma initiatives and programs in place to educate the community in safety and emergency techniques. Linda Schwab, Trauma Program Manager, discusses programs and how to take advantage of them.

Duration:00:11:05

ECMC Dialysis Services and Medical Leadership

11/13/2018
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Dr. Mandip Panesar, Medical Director of Dialysis at Erie County Medical Center, discusses the hospital's dialysis service and why the service is critically important.

Duration:00:10:24

ECMC Surgical Services

10/16/2018
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ECMC has the resources to handle surgical needs in emergencies, resulting in verification as a Level One trauma center by the American College of Surgeons. Dr. William Flynn, Chief of Service, Department of Surgery and Director and Trauma Intensive Care Unit, discusses the services available fo those needing surgery at ECMC.

Duration:00:07:04

ECMC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services

10/12/2018
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ECMC takes pride in providing individual patients with the services they need for optimal outcomes. This support includes rehabilitation for some patients. Mark LiVecchi, Chief of Service of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Erie County Medical Center, shares information about the hospital's rehabilitation services.

Duration:00:05:37

Expansion at ECMC: New Trauma Center & Emergency Department Project

10/9/2018
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ECMC’s Trauma Center currently treats about 55% more patients than its initial design intended. The patient volume is a testament to the high-quality emergency care at ECMC. Dr. Sam Cloud, Associate Medical Director and Attending Physician of the Emergency Department, discusses emergency services and the importance of expanding the Trauma Center.

Duration:00:09:24

Transforming Quality of Care Through Frontline Mindfulness

9/21/2018
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The importance of nurses is felt throughout hospital care. Nurses are the frontline of patient care, influencing outcomes and patient satisfaction. This quality care has earned ECMC nurses many awards. Karen Ziemianski, Senior Vice President of Nursing of ECMC Corporation, shares how care quality is transformed through mindfulness.

Duration:00:09:33

ECMC: Becoming the Region's Community Hospital

9/10/2018
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ECMC has grown in recent years. Patient volume has increased as ECMC has become the region’s community hospital, the hospital of choice for both clinicians and patients. Even with the position as a Safety Net Hospital, ECMC is seeing more elective surgeries in areas such as orthopaedics, bariatrics, kidney transplantation, and head and neck oncology. Dr. Thomas J. Quatroche, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of ECMC Corporation, discusses ECMC’s growth and shares what makes ECMC...

Duration:00:15:44

Kidney Health: Aiding Your Filtration System

8/29/2018
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The kidneys filter blood, removing toxins that are eliminated. Damaged kidneys cannot filter toxins as they should. This can lead to waste building up in the body, causing health complications. Dr. Liise Kayler, Program Director of ECMC Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care, discusses services and procedures available for patients with kidney problems.

Duration:00:09:14

Palliative Care: Supporting the Whole Patient

8/27/2018
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ECMC cares about patients. The Advanced Illness Management and Palliative Care program helps care for chronically ill patients. The Conversation Project assists in discussions of end-of-life care. The Legal Assistance Center works with the healthcare community to aid patients to address underlying legal problems that harm their health. Dr. Kathleen Grimm, President, ECMC Medical-Dental Staff and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo School...

Duration:00:11:03

What the Emergency Department Can Do For You

8/8/2018
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Most people don’t research emergency treatment until an emergency arises. ECMC Emergency Department can serve you 24/7. From physicians board certified in emergency medicine to registered nurses trained in emergency care, you’ll receive expert care. Dr. Michael A. Manka, Jr., Chief of Emergency Medicine, discusses services available at ECMC Emergency Department.

Duration:00:09:10