Patients Come First
Patients Come First
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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.
Patients Come First Podcast - Kristie Williams
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Kristie Williams, Vice President of Carilion Giles Community Hospital and Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital. She joins us for a conversation about her career path in nursing, the recent implementation of Moxie Robots at Carilion Giles to support staff delivering patient care, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Feb 19
7 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Frank Amico Jr.
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Dr. Frank Amico Jr., a heart failure, transplantation, interventional, and critical care cardiologist at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. He joins us for a conversation about his career, shares his powerful personal story of recovery from serious brain and spinal cord injuries, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Feb 11
22 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Martin Hehir
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Dr. Martin Hehir, an anesthesiology resident at UVA Health, who joins us for a conversation about his medical and athletic career, participating in the U.S. Olympic trials as a long-distance runner, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Feb 5
14 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Mollie Luck
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Mollie Luck, a music therapist at VCU Health. She joins us for a conversation about the role of music therapy in clinical settings, working with patients, a program at VCU to record the heartbeats of patients nearing the end of life, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 29
18 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Holly Mortlock
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Holly Mortlock, Deputy Director of External Affairs and Policy with the Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace that is overseen by the State Corporation Commission (SCC). She joins us for a conversation about her professional background, the work of the SCC, Virginia's health insurance marketplace, the recently concluded open enrollment period, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 22
16 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Wally Smith
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Dr. Wally Smith, a physician at VCU Health who specializes in the treatment of Sickle Cell Disease. He joins us for a conversation about his path to medicine, his work, promising new gene therapy treatments for the disease, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 14
13 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Olga Mazur
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Dr. Olga Mazur, a general surgeon at Fauquier Health who specializes in the surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). She joins us for a conversation about her background, treatment options for severe heartburn, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on X (Twitter) (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 8
19 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Aaron Chevinsky
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Dr. Aaron Chevinksy, a surgical oncologist and Director of the oncology service line for the Riverside Cancer Care Network. He joins us for a conversation about cancer and cancer care, how artificial intelligence technology advances are supporting cancer detection, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 1
16 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Alan Lombardo
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Alan Lombardo, Chief Executive Officer of Sheltering Arms Institute, for a conversation about physical therapy, working with seriously wounded military veterans on rehabilitation, the expansion of Sheltering Arms Institute, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Dec 24, 2023
14 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Melody Dickerson
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features an interview Melody Dickerson, Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations and Chief Nursing Officer at VHC Health in Arlington, Virginia. She joins us for a conversation about her work, trauma care, workplace wellness, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Dec 17, 2023
18 min
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