UPDATE ON SPECIALTY CLINIC SERVICES INCLUDING ORTHOPEDICS - ERIN MUCK, PRESIDENT AND CEO
There are some positive developments in October for the CCMH Specialty Clinics. Erin Muck, President and CEO of CCMH, discusses the addition of orthopedic clinics offered through Tri-State Specialists and the wide array of services they will provide. The new orthopedic clinics will begin on Monday, October 5. For an appointment, call the CCMH Specialty Clinic at 712-265-2600.
PODCAST FLASHBACK -- WORLD IMMUNIZATION WEEK -- DR. LIBBY RANNIGER, MD
This week's podcast is a rewind to April for World Immunization Week. However, child immunization is a vital issue in the age of COVID-19. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 million children in the world today who are not getting the vaccines they need. Dr. Libby Ranniger, a pediatrician at CCMH, discusses the importance of getting children vaccinated as soon as possible after birth. She also dispels some myths regarding the side effects from vaccinations.
September is Pain Awareness Month; Special Guest Edward Cutler, CRNA
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 100 million Americans live with chronic pain – more than those living with diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Edward Cutler, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at CCMH, discusses chronic pain, opioid addiction, and alternatives for chronic pain management.
DIABETES MANAGEMENT WITH BROOKE TASLER, CCMH DIETARY MANAGER
Management of diabetes requires a plan that includes medications, exercise and diet. Brooke Tasler, a registered dietitian and CCMH Dietary Manager, discusses how diet can be used to increase the quality of life for those with diabetes.
DIABETES MANAGEMENT - SARA GAUL, RN, CLINICAL HEALTH COACH
Diabetes is a disease marked by high blood sugar levels as a result of either the pancreas not making enough insulin or cells not responding to the insulin that is produced. Sara Gaul, RN, Clinical Health Coach at CCMH, works with diabetic patients to help them manage their disease. On the podcast, Sara discusses her role as a clinical health coach, and how she helps patients manage their diabetes.
WELCOME DOUGLAS HOLLANDER, CNO AND VP OF CLINICAL SERVICES
Recently, Douglas Hollander, MSML, BBSN, RN as VP of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer. Hollander began his new duties on August 3, 2020. As the guest on the podcast, we welcome Doug to the CCMH team, discuss his background, his initial impressions of Denison and CCMH, and his vision for the future of the hospital.