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The Patients Come First Podcast is presented by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. Each episode will feature people in the health care community whose work is focused on enhancing patient experience, whether through direct care, medical research, or other efforts. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us Twitter @VirginiaHHA using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

The Patients Come First Podcast is presented by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. Each episode will feature people in the health care community whose work is focused on enhancing patient experience, whether through direct care, medical research, or other efforts. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us Twitter @VirginiaHHA using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.
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The Patients Come First Podcast is presented by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. Each episode will feature people in the health care community whose work is focused on enhancing patient experience, whether through direct care, medical research, or other efforts. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us Twitter @VirginiaHHA using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

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Episodes

Patients Come First - Chip Decker

11/20/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) Chief Executive Officer Chip Decker. During the conversation, Decker discusses the data-informed approach RAA uses to deploy emergency vehicles and personnel to rapidly respond to calls for help, and other community-focused work done by the organization. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.

Duration:00:16:08

Patients Come First Podcast - Mayor Levar Stoney

11/5/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney. During the conversation, Mayor Stoney discusses efforts, initiatives, and programs in the City of Richmond focused on improving health and wellness. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.

Duration:00:12:25

Patients Come First Podcast - Tom Stahl

10/23/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Virginia Beach resident Tom Stahl, a career educator who has been regularly donating blood for 40 years. During the conversation, Stahl discusses his long-running practice of donating blood and the origins of his prodigious platelet philanthropy. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:06:59

Patients Come First Podcast - Juanita Prada

10/9/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Juanita Prada, a childhood cancer survivor who now volunteers with pediatric patients at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. During the conversation, Prada discusses her past illness, road to recovery, hospital volunteer work, and future professional plans. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:11:49

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Michael Hooper and Joyce Dayvault

9/24/2019
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This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Michael Hooper, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and VHHA Center for Healthcare Excellence Performance Improvement Director Joyce Dayvault, RN. During the conversation, our guests discuss innovative work occurring at Sentara to identify patients who may be at risk for developing sepsis, and broader health care efforts to reduce patient harm in conjunction with Sepsis...

Duration:00:13:43

Patients Come First Podcast - Bonnie Price

9/9/2019
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This episode of the Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Bonnie Price, DNP, of the Bon Secours Virginia Health System forensic nursing program. During the conversation, Price discusses the clinical work of forensic nurses who provide treatment and document the injuries of patients who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, as well as the upcoming Oct. 27 “Wine Women & Shoes” fundraising event in Short Pump to support the Bon Secours...

Duration:00:13:16

Patients Come First Podcast - Senator Jennifer McClellan and Dr. Daphne Bazile-Harrison

8/21/2019
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This episode of the Patients Come First podcast features a conversation about Breast Feeding Awareness month with Virginia Senator Jennifer McClellan and Southside Regional Medical Center Dr. Daphne Bazile-Harrison. The conversation covers recent breastfeeding friendly Virginia laws, the health benefits breastfeeding for moms and babies, and information about breastfeeding and lactation support for new moms. Please send podcast questions, comments, feedback, or suggestions to...

Duration:00:09:22

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Jennifer Lee

8/6/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Jennifer Lee, Director of the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS). During the conversation, Dr. Lee discusses the success of Medicaid expansion enrollment and its benefits to patients as well as ongoing work to improve substance abuse and behavioral treatment service access for Medicaid beneficiaries. Learn more about new coverage eligibility and enrollment at CoverVa.org. Please send...

Duration:00:16:09

Patients Come First Podcast - Kevin De Liban

8/6/2019
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This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Kevin De Liban, a staff attorney with Legal Aid of Arkansas who was part of the successful litigation that overturned work rules for Medicaid enrollees in Arkansas. De Liban moonlights as the “legal lyricist,” a hip-hop artist whose song subject matter includes some of the issues he works on as a litigator. During the conversation, De Liban discusses his work, his music, and next steps in the legal battle over work...

Duration:00:19:43

Patients Come First Podcast - Tammy Mitchell and Erin Casey

7/11/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with two Carilion Clinic team members who have helped patients working towards recovery from addiction. During the conversation, nursing unit director Tammy Mitchell, RN, MSN, and Erin Casey, team leader for Carilion’s Peer Recovery Support Program, discuss their work and how it’s helped patients and improved staff morale on what’s know as the “Hope Floor” at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Sends questions,...

Duration:00:13:02

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Vimal Mishra

6/13/2019
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This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Vimal Mishra, the Medical Director of Telehealth at VCU Health System. During the conversation, Dr. Mishra discusses his work with the Virginia Opioid Addiction Extension for Community Health Outcomes (ECHO) project, a virtual network of health care experts and providers tackling the opioid crisis across Virginia. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the...

Duration:00:11:46

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Bryan Sauer

5/23/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Bryan Sauer, a gastroenterologist with UVA Health System. During the conversation, Dr. Sauer discusses his recent medical mission trip to a remote area of Guatemala to provide endoscopy examinations and treatment to local patients who otherwise wouldn’t have access to those services. As part of this ongoing mission work, Dr. Sauer helped secure valuable medical equipment for the Hospitalito Atitlán and worked...

Duration:00:15:04

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Lindsey Bierle

5/14/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Lindsey Bierle, a first-year resident at Carilion Clinic. During the conversation, Dr. Bierle discusses her work to raise awareness about the importance of colon cancer screenings. Her focus on this issue is inspired by her father, a physician whose life was cut short by the disease. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:08:58

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Rishi Manchanda

4/24/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Rishi Manchanda, the Founder and President of Health Begins. During the conversation, Dr. Manchanda discusses his work with disadvantaged populations and his focus on addressing social determinants of health to improve population health. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:13:41

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Wendy Welch

3/27/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Wendy Welch, the Medical Director with the Virginia Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program (HPMP). During the conversation, Dr. Welch, a professor and practicing psychiatrist with VCU Health, discusses the HPMP, a state program under the auspices of the Virginia Department of Health Professions whose mission is to help doctors and other providers struggling with personal issues to resolve those challenges and...

Duration:00:13:56

Patients Come First Podcast - Mark Whiting and Julie Selvey

3/14/2019
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This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Mark Whiting, Program Manager for the Virginia Department of Veterans Services' Military Medics and Corpsmen (MMAC) Program, and Julie Selvey, MSN, RN, Director of Nursing Operations and Education with Bon Secours Virginia Health System. During the conversation, Whiting discusses the origin and evolution of the MMAC program that helps military veterans with health care training transition into civilian health...

Duration:00:19:19

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Jose Oberholzer and Joshua Grant

2/14/2019
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The latest episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Jose Oberholzer, MD, a transplant surgeon at UVA Health System, and Joshua Grant, a dialysis patient who is distributing bumper stickers and business cards to find a suitable kidney donor. During the conversation, Dr. Oberholzer dispels common myths about organ donation, and Grant tells us how he is managing everyday life and treatment as he searches for a donor match. Send questions, comments, or...

Duration:00:11:13

Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Larry Istrail

1/24/2019
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The latest episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Larry Istrail, MD, a physician at Inova Fairfax Hospital who started a coffee company in his spare time. During the conversation, Dr. Istrail discusses his bean-based business, Pheo Coffee, and its mission to use profits to fund health care for needy patients in foreign countries. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:08:17

Patients Come First Podcast - Sherry Kolb, RN

12/20/2018
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This episode of the Patients Come First podcast features Sherry Kolb, RN, the President of Qualivis, a health care workforce solutions and staffing organization based in South Carolina. During the conversation, Kolb discusses her background in nursing, provides an overview of Qualivis, discusses health care staffing challenges on the horizon, and much more. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:07:45

Patients Come First Podcast - Frank and Mary Ringquist

11/27/2018
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This episode of the Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Frank "Dr. C. Nile" Ringquist and Mary "Nurse Sunflower" Ringquist, a clown couple who volunteer at Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital to help bring smiles and laughter to patients and staff alike. Our clown guests tell us about what it takes to be a clown and much more. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst.

Duration:00:06:38