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Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Welcome to the official podcast from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, bringing expert health and wellness advice close to home, because health matters. Listen to our team of experts, including physicians, nurses, medical staff and healthcare leaders, as they connect you with the latest healthcare information.

Welcome to the official podcast from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, bringing expert health and wellness advice close to home, because health matters. Listen to our team of experts, including physicians, nurses, medical staff and healthcare leaders, as they connect you with the latest healthcare information.

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to the official podcast from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, bringing expert health and wellness advice close to home, because health matters. Listen to our team of experts, including physicians, nurses, medical staff and healthcare leaders, as they connect you with the latest healthcare information.

Twitter:

@RC_Hospital

Language:

English


Episodes

Covid 19 Vaccination Efforts - Allocation, Eligibility and Efficacy

3/24/2021
After months of anticipation, development, clinical trials and regulatory reviews, the COVID-19 vaccines are finally here and being distributed all over the country. But what's the latest status? And how does it affect you? We're going to talk about it today with Celia Mills, a Registered Nurse and Administrator of Care Coordination and Community Health and Dr. Stephanie Crapo an Emergency Department Medical Director, both at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital.

The Truth About Hospice - Myths and Misconceptions vs Truth

1/11/2021
Christine Morphew discusses the myths and misconceptions versus the truths of Hospice Care.

Duration:00:08:16

Lung Cancer - Screening Prevention

11/2/2020
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Dr. Merla, highlights Ridgecrest Regional Hospital's launch of their new lung cancer screening program.

Duration:00:08:05

Play Today, Better Tomorrow: Benefits of Pediatric Physical Therapy

10/22/2020
Corrine Pearl, PT, DPT discusses the benefits of pediatric physical therapy.

Duration:00:10:50

National Preparedness Month: Disasters Don’t Wait, Make Your Plan Today

9/21/2020
September is National Preparedness Month. After the community experienced two major earthquakes in 2019, Stephanie Meeks, an emergency management and regulatory compliance manager with Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, discusses the importance of having an emergency plan, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Urology and Men's Health

9/14/2020
Dr. Jeffrey Loh-Doyle discusses the importance of Urology within men's health.

Duration:00:11:08

Pediatrics - Importance of Well Visits, Vaccinations, Physicals, Summer Safety

9/9/2020
Dr. Jennifer Prince highlights the important topics of pediatric health after more places have re-opened and summertime is here.

Duration:00:08:18

UV Safety - Skin Cancer Protection

8/18/2020
In light of UV Safety Month, Dr. Ali Lashgari explains the importance of looking after your skin, protecting yourself from the sun, and the warning signs to look out for.

Duration:00:13:23

COVID19 - Hospital Preparedness & Surge Plans

4/28/2020
Jim Suver, FACHE, President/CEO, discusses how Ridgecrest Regional Hospital is responding to the COVID-19 crisis, including testing and results, hospital preparedness, and what surge plans are in place.

Duration:00:11:52

Covid19: Key Issues and Response Measures

3/20/2020
Megan Stone, DO, and Stephanie Crapo, MD, provide important updates on COVID-19, including testing availability and recommendations. They also provide critical steps for prevention and how you can ensure optimal self-care--particularly when practicing self-isolation.

Duration:00:08:47

How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause

2/28/2020
Heart disease risk can increase after menopause. Dr. Ghassan Mohsen discusses how to reduce this risk.

Mindfulness Based Lifestyle Change

2/6/2020
Life's challenges mean you need time to relieve your weary mind. Dr. Hani Chaabo, Family Medicine Doctor at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital's Rural Health Clinic, discusses mindfulness.

Who Should Be Thinking About Seeing a Palliative Physician

12/23/2019
Those affected with a serious illness and their loved ones may find care to be stressful. Dr. Lawrence Cosner, Medical Director of Rural Health Clinic, discusses how palliative care works.

Duration:00:12:18

The Role of the Pharmacist

10/24/2019
Pharmacists are a valuable part of your healthcare team. Dr. Meghan Aslanian, Chief Clinical and Technology Support Pharmacist, discusses the role of the pharmacist.

Duration:00:11:10

Everything You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

9/12/2019
Some of those symptoms that are throwing you off in life could be the result of thyroid issues. Dr. Love Singh discusses what the thyroid does, how it may misbehave, and how to help it to heal.

Duration:00:13:05

Matters of the Spine: What is Degenerative Disk Disease & How is it Treated

8/12/2019
Your back has cushioned disks to help maintain flexibility, but injury and aging can wear these disks down. Dr. Patrick Hsieh and Dr. John Liu discuss degenerative disk disease.

Duration:00:14:57

Myths Surrounding Alzheimer's

7/22/2019
There are a lot of misconceptions about Alzheimer's disease. Susan Bodnar, Director of Senior Services, discusses this disease and how if affects seniors.

Duration:00:09:26

Type 1 Diabetes in Children - What is it and What to Look Out For

6/20/2019
Type 1 diabetes affects many children. Jesse Allande, Clinical Manager of Southern Sierra Medical Clinic, explains this condition and its management.

Duration:00:08:58

What is Plantar Fasciitis and How is it Treated

4/19/2019
Chronic heel pain may result from plantar fasciitis. Dr. George Rivello, podiatrist discusses this condition.

Duration:00:11:58

Becoming More Plant-Based With Our Diets

3/13/2019
A plant-based diet can boost your health and wellness. Julie Merrell, clinical dietitian, discusses how a plant-based diet works.

Duration:00:12:40