NGHS Health Perspectives

NGHS Health Perspectives

With so much conflicting information out there about health topics, wouldn't it be great to have a trusted go-to source for all things related to health? Northeast Georgia Health System's Health Perspectives podcast brings doctors, experts and community volunteers together for candid conversations and fresh perspectives on a range of health issues that may be affecting you and your family.If you have a topic you would like us to discuss, visit nghs.com/healthperspectives to tell us what you want us to talk about next.

Episodes

August 16, 2023 32 mins

On this episode of Humans of Healthcare, Drs. J. Clifton Hastings and Erine Raybon Rojas join Marie Krueger for a conversation about how the Covid-19 pandemic changed the face of healthcare and the importance of having a support group and mentors during difficult times.

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On this episode of Humans of Healthcare, Dr. Mohak Davé, Chief of Emergency Medicine, and Leah Wallace, Clinical Simulation Educator,  discuss the highs, the lows and the unpredictability of working in healthcare and emergency medicine.

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On this episode of Humans of Healthcare, Kevin Matson, Vice President of Regional Hospitals, and Tara Jernigan, Nurse Lead for Clinical Expansion, discuss how they got their start in healthcare, the bonds they made in the most unlikely of places and how the landscape of healthcare has changed since the pandemic.

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Join today's episode's host, Dr. Rojas, along with her guests Dr. Grunch, Dr. McCutchen and Dr. McDonald, as they share their experiences as women working in medicine. Together they explore the triumphs, challenges, and insights that they've experienced breaking gender barriers in healthcare. Anything and everything is up for discussion from diversity and empowerment to work-life balance.

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February 15, 2023 27 mins

Denese Traynor was on vacation in Mexico when she realized her heart was quickly declining. Her life was saved because of her left ventricular assist device (LVAD), which she received at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dr. Egolum, Dr. Thompson and NGHS patient Denese Traynor sit down to talk about what life looks like with an LVAD.

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With so much health information floating around on social media, deciphering fact from fiction can be challenging. Dr. Philip Kimsey and Dr. Donna Lee with the Family Medicine Residency program, sit down to determine if there is any truth hiding behind some viral social media health trends and discuss what we can do to find health advice we can trust.

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January 18, 2023 32 mins

 Interventional Pain Medicine physician Dr. Cody Rowan discusses everything from treatment options to common misconceptions associated with pain management.


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January 4, 2023 29 mins

In 2017, Taylor Evans passed away after a severe car accident. He saved the lives of over 70 people. Tune in to our latest podcast featuring special guests Stephanie and James Martin, parents to Taylor Evans.

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What if we could prevent the #1 cause of death in the U.S. before it starts? Join experts from our Center for Cardiovascular Prevention, Metabolism & Lipids to learn how to keep your heart healthy and prevent heart disease! Our non-invasive cardiologist, nutritionist and wellness coach talk about everything from diets, exercise, genomics and sudden cardiac death in athletes.

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December 7, 2022 17 mins

High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer - because most of the time, it has no obvious symptoms. Listen to our latest podcast to hear Dr. Henson and Dr. Burkle discuss hypertension and what you can do to avoid it.

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November 23, 2022 11 mins

You may have heard about NGMC's Center of Excellence designation, but what does that really mean for you? Listen as Dr. Green talks with our team about what these designations mean for our patients needing surgery and how additional expertise can benefit you.

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What are the ABC's of safe sleep? What is Safe Kids Northeast Georgia? If you are you a parent looking for some practical parenting tips and advice, tune in to our latest podcast episode featuring grandmother Penny Whitkire, daughter Brandie Martin, and Safe Kids Coordinator, Elaina Lee. 

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October 26, 2022 25 mins

Deciding to have joint replacement surgery is a big decision. Hear why Aileen Jackson, Orthopedic Nurse Navigator at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, advises her patients not to put it off any longer. Learn what to expect and how to prepare for a successful recovery so you can live pain-free with your new joint and get back to doing the things you love. Learn more about your joint replacement options at NGMC by visiting nghs.com/j...

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October 12, 2022 20 mins

Tabitha Buffington had been a long-time nurse and manager at Northeast Georgia Medical Centers (NGMC) Gainesville and Braselton when she received a call she’ll never forget. In the blink of an eye, Tabitha became a patient in her own workplace. Listen to our latest podcast episode.

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Population Health is often talked about around here, but is sometimes misunderstood. Dr. Antonio Rios, our first-ever Chief of Population Health, hopes to clear things up and explain what it is with the help of Dr. Monica Newton in this informative conversation.

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September 14, 2022 28 mins

What is Advance Care Planning and why does everyone age 18 and older need an Advance Directive for Healthcare? Tune in to learn more.

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August 31, 2022 28 mins

There's a lot of information on the Internet about healthy eating, but how can you decipher what advice is best for you? Listen as Giselle Cram Ortiz, dietician in NGMC's bariatric program, and Marie, our host, discuss common diet trends and myths and provide practical tips on how to properly fuel your body to live a healthier life. 

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August 17, 2022 23 mins

National studies show a 31% lower risk of a heart attack for patients who attend cardiac rehab when it's prescribed to them. There are even more benefits to cardiac rehab, including an increase in overall health, wellbeing, and mental health! Learn all about cardiac rehab with our host, Christy, and guests Beau and Wanda on this Health Perspectives Podcast! 

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August 3, 2022 20 mins

Seeing your doctor for an annual checkup is an important part of keeping up with your health — whether you're 7 or 77. It's a time to ask questions and help your physician get to know you so they are able to care for you well. Listen along with two of our doctors as they talk more about why you should make it a priority to see them every year!

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July 20, 2022 16 mins

Over 69% of pregnant women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes every year. Learn all about gestational diabetes and more in this podcast episode featuring our Diabetes Educator, Suzanne Burns, Labor and Delivery Clinical Nurse Educator, Tasha Murchison and Clinical Practice Specialist, Bridgette Schulman.

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