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 - Robin Yoder
This episode of VHHA's Patients Come First podcast features Robin Yoder, an oncology social worker with HCA Virginia, a cancer survivor who lost a leg to the disease, a triathlete, and a community activist, for a conversation about her life, work, and community involvement. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 30
30 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Katherine Scafide
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Katherine Scafide, PhD, RN, a tenured Associate Professor, forensic nurse, and scientist in the George Mason University School of Nursing, for a conversation about her research work focused on the use of specialized light sources to detect bruising on people with darker skin. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 23
11 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Sara Anderson
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Sara Anderson, an educator who shares her recovery experience as a stroke survivor with the help of the VCU Health Comprehensive Stroke Center and how the left-handed painting she did as part of her rehabilitation has turned into a charitable side-project to benefit VCU Health. 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 16
9 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Russell Cassevah
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Russell Cassevah, a Chesapeake resident who is President of Little Bricks Charity, for a conversation about the mission of his charitable organization to provide Lego sets to patients in children's hospitals, his three Guinness World Records, his TikTok success, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 9
13 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Robert Winn
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Robert Winn, Director of the VCU Massey Cancer Center, for a conversation about the clinical research and treatment work of the center, a five-year, $100 million clinical trial diversity program supported by the Bristol Meyers Squibb Foundation, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Jan 3
18 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Vicki Parks
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with breast cancer survivor Vicki Parks, the CEO of Wythe County Community Hospital, for a conversation about her treatment journey, the importance of screening and early detection, health care delivery in rural communities, and more. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Dec 12, 2022
17 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Suzie VanValkenburg
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with breast cancer survivor Suzie VanValkenburg for a conversation about her work with the Augusta Health Foundation and the health system's Appearances Boutique to support women undergoing breast cancer treatment. Send questions, comments, feedback, or guest suggestions to pcfpodcast@vhha.com (mailto:pcfpodcast@vhha.com) or contact us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/VirginiaHHA) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/virginiahha/) using the #PatientsComeFirst hashtag.
Dec 5, 2022
11 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Charlie Xavier
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Charlie Anne Xavier (https://www.cheeringoncharlie.com/), an entrepreneur, mother, and wife, for a conversation about the tragic accident that left her with severe burns over much of her body, the extensive treatment she received at the Evans-Haynes Burn Center at VCU Health, the will and spirit that has propelled her recovery, and what lies ahead for her. 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.
Nov 28, 2022
26 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Dr. Colin Greene
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Colin Greene, State Health Commissioner with the Virginia Department of Health, for a conversation about his military service, the work of VDH, recent lessons he's learned about leadership since joining the statewide public health agency, 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.
Nov 21, 2022
22 min
Patients Come First Podcast - Yetty Shobo
This episode of VHHA’s Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Yetty Shobo, PhD, Director of the Healthcare Workforce Data Center at the Virginia Department of Health Professions, for a conversation about healthcare workforce shortages and efforts to address those challenges, her work and career, 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.
Nov 14, 2022
14 min
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