Marshfield Clinic Patient Listening
Summary: Patient Listening is a pod cast service of Marshfield Clinic designed to give patients information about services and programs offered at Marshfield Clinic centers throughout Wisconsin. Topics range from support group meeting schedules to meeting the specialized doctors of Marshfield Clinic to hear them speak about the latest procedures they offer.
Marshfield Clinic AmeriCorps is accepting applications for the 2011- 2012 program year. Brian Blahnik, AmeriCorps Program Manager, speaks about the opportunities and challenges faced by AmeriCorps members, the application process, and the benefits of becoming an AmeriCorps member.
Mindy Gribble, WINGS cancer survivorship program coordinator, talks about the 2011 Cancer Survivors Celebration to be held in Marshfield on Friday, August 5. Larry S. Cockerel, author, will provide the keynote “Six Reasons to Keep Living and Enjoying Your Life”. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is scheduled to kickoff immediately following the survivors celebration.
Marshfield Clinic’s mobile mammography and bone density units provide represent an increase in access to care to patients that may not opt for these important health screenings. Gene Santilli explains how these units help meet the mission of Marshfield Clinic at the 2011 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days held at Seehafer Acres north of Marshfield, WI on July 12 - 14, 2011.
Steve Kirkhorn, M.D., discusses some of the unique occupational hazards that the National Farm Medicine Center has tried to address with programs like the FARM clinic and AgriSafe at Seehafer Acres north of Marshfield, WI on July 12 - 14, 2011.
Donald Miech, M.D., talks sbout the risks of skin damage that is unique to farmers at the 2011 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days held at Seehafer Acres north of Marshfield, WI on July 12 - 14, 2011.
Nina Antoniotti, R.N., M.S.N, Director of TeleHealth at Marshfield Clinic describes TeleHealth to visitors at the 2011 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days held at Seehafer Acres north of Marshfield, WI on July 12 - 14, 2011.
June 2nd, 2011 marked a new era in how we visualize our diets as First Lady Michelle Obama introduced the new “my plate” symbol and choosemyplate.gov website to replace the somewhat confusing food pyramid. How will this shape your diet and is the new plate design going to be useful for people that are interested in eating a healthy diet?
The WIAA State Basketball tournament kicks off in earnest Tuesday, March 15th. Dr. Laurel Rudolph, Medical Director Sports Medicine, describes the partnership between Marshfield Clinic, WIAA, and the student athletes that participate in high school sports as an honor and privilege. Rudolph also talks about the latest trends in athletic training, and the Sports Medicine Departments new e-newsletter, Sports Wrap. We want to know what you love about the state tournament. Join the discussion at Facebook.com/MarshfieldClinic
According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, the definition of pain is: “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage”. Dr. Marilyn Dean, Psychologist at Marshfield Clinic, discusses her use of audio, specifically calm soothing music combined with her verbal instructions to treat patients who suffer from long term or chronic pain.
Health care professionals, like genetic counselor Christana Zaleski, have known for a long time that common diseases like some heart irregularities, a portion of breast and colon cancers as well as numerous rare disease often run in families and can be due to inherited causes. Understanding your family history and sharing that information with your doctor can help your doctor provide an accurate risk assessment, and take precautionary steps to help keep you and your family healthy.
Telehealth services at Marshfield Clinic serve patients who might otherwise need to travel great distances to get the care they need. Dr. Nina Antoniotti, Director of Telehealth Services, discusses the history of telehealth and telemedicine, how Marshfield Clinic is deploying telehealth in our service area, what patients think of this technology, and what future developments we may see in the coming years.
Mary Repking, physical therapist at the Merrill Center, presented "I'm Stepping Out" during a recent Womens' Wellness Event in Weston. The program deliverred information on how to select footwear based on the mechanics of your foot. Repking defines flat feet, high arched feet, overpronation and supination. She continues her talk with how shoes are manufactured and what to look for when shopping for a shoe.
Richard Roach, MD is an urologist seeing patients in Minocqua and Eagle River. He describes the types of incontinence and some of the many solutions available to men including placing an artificial urinary sphincter. This outpatient procedure is the gold standard solution for men who suffer from moderate to severe urinary incontinence.
Dr. Edna DeVries discusses what the health care professionals at Marshfield Clinic are recommending to help you stay healthy this flu season and what you can expect from the H1N1 strain of influenza this year.
Richard Roach, MD is a urologist seeing patients in Minocqua and Eagle River. For the millions throughout the world suffering from ED, life can be far from normal. With such a huge focus being placed on pills and temporary solutions in recent years, this condition is often regarded as a normal, untreatable part of aging. Dr. Roach hopes to open up the important dialogue about this condition and it's permanent surgical solutions.