True Care Healthcast
By Erie County Medical Center
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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.
||CleanECMC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services||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 Ce||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExpansion at ECMC: New Trauma Center & Emergency Department Project||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 Emer||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransforming Quality of Care Through Frontline Mindfulness||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||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanECMC: Becoming the Region's Community Hospital||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 sur||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKidney Health: Aiding Your Filtration System||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||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPalliative Care: Supporting the Whole Patient||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 co||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat the Emergency Department Can Do For You||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.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDental Care: General, Urgent and Oncological||ECMC Dentistry, Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics provides a wide variety of services. With a large dental clinic in the main hospital, general dental care and emergency treatment are both available. Dr. Maureen Sullivan, Chief of Department o||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOrthopaedics for Trauma or Wear & Tear||Wear and tear or trauma can send you to an orthopedic specialist. ECMC Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine has a skilled team of professionals to help you through all phases— from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. Dr. Phillip Stegemman, Chief of||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBariatric Surgery: Is It For You?||Bariatric surgery is an option for many who cannot lose weight through diet and exercise alone. Weight loss surgery may improve co-morbidities like high blood pressure and diabetes. Dr. Joseph Caruana, ECMC Synergy Bariatrics Director of Metabolic and B||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|