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True Care Healthcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

True Care Healthcast is the official podcast from Erie County Medical Center. Each short podcast features our ECMC physicians, nurses, and support staff and covers health and wellness topics from our community-based approach to healthcare, as we serve the needs of patients and their families from across Western New York.

True Care Healthcast is the official podcast from Erie County Medical Center. Each short podcast features our ECMC physicians, nurses, and support staff and covers health and wellness topics from our community-based approach to healthcare, as we serve the needs of patients and their families from across Western New York.

Location:

United States

Description:

True Care Healthcast is the official podcast from Erie County Medical Center. Each short podcast features our ECMC physicians, nurses, and support staff and covers health and wellness topics from our community-based approach to healthcare, as we serve the needs of patients and their families from across Western New York.

Twitter:

@ECMCBuffalo

Language:

English


Episodes

Coping/Stress Management During the Pandemic

12/22/2020
Dr. Lisa Keenan-Uschold discusses and gives tips on how to manage and cope with stress, and your overall mental health, during the pandemic.

Duration:00:09:59

Specialized Plastic Surgery at ECMC

9/29/2020
Dr. Jordan Frey discusses specialized Plastic Surgery at ECMC.

Craniofacial / Cleft Treatment

9/28/2020
Dr. Canallatos discusses what a Craniofacial and Cleft Treatment entails.

Hepatobiliary Surgery

1/17/2020
ECMC is the only medical center in the Buffalo area to offer a new liver and bile duct surgery. Dr. Ahmad Zaaroura, transplant surgeon, discusses hepatobiliary surgery.

ECMC Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics

12/11/2019
Maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation and reconstruction can replace missing areas of bone or tissue, improving speech, chewing and swallowing for those in need. Dr. Amanda Colebeck, Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, discusses how patients can benefit from oral or facial prosthetics.

Duration:00:10:19

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

6/28/2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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