Good Samaritan Healthcast
By Good Samaritan
Health news and tips brought to you by Good Samaritan. New episode released every Thursday. Good Samaritan is licensed for 158 in-house patients offering a variety of health services. From radiation oncology to the birth of a baby, this growing health care provider balances quality patient care with preventative education to fulfill its mission.
COVID-19 Update with Dr. Scott Stine & COO Adam Thacker
In this episode, Chief Medical Officer of the Good Samaritan Physician Network Dr. Scott Stine, and Chief Operating Officer Adam Thacker provide a COVID-19 update for the community. They discuss vaccine availability, where to get vaccinated, pediatric vaccinations, and more.
December 2, 2021
Prematurity Awareness Month, post-partum care, depression, health, safety
This week, Mallory speaks with Dawn Hendrixson, RN about Prematurity Awareness Month, post-partum care depression, health, safety, and much more!
November 18, 2021
Diabetes awareness, education, dieting and exercise, different types of sensors
Clint speaks with diabetologist Jane Bridges, MD about diabetes awareness, education, dieting and exercise, different types of sensors, affordable insulin, and tips on what to do when going to speak with your provider. Free diabetes education course: https://www.gshvin.org/diabetes
November 11, 2021
Functions of the foundation, the work the foundation does, leadership changes, importance of supporting organizations like the Good Samaritan Foundation
Clint speaks with Nicole Coomer, the future Director of the Good Samaritan Foundation about the functions of the foundation, the work the foundation does, leadership changes, importance of supporting organizations like the Good Samaritan Foundation
November 4, 2021
Safety PIN Program, combatting infant mortality, recovery assistance for substance abuse
Mallory speaks with Perinatal Peer Recovery Specialist Sabrina Fiscus, and Safety PIN Program Project Director Casandra DeBord about the Safety PIN Program, combatting infant mortality, recovery assistance for substance abuse, and more. Program Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Sabrina's Contact Information: Direct Line: 812-890-8769 Office Number: 812-882-6820 ext 4123 Email: email@example.com Casandra's Contact Information: Direct Line: 812-885-6820 ext. 4126 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 28, 2021
Sleep disorders, sleep medications, how to get good sleep, Good Samaritan Sleep Disorders Center, different types of sleep tests
Clint speaks with Sleep Center Medical Director, Dr. Siddharth Jani, about various sleep disorders, sleep medications, the sleep disorders center, sleep tests, and much more! Good Samaritan Sleep Disorders Center phone number: 812-885-3988
October 21, 2021
Seasonal Depression, symptoms, risk factors, how to manage and prevent it, and how to get help
Clint speaks with the Executive Director of Samaritan Center & LaSalle Behavioral Health, Dr. Pamela Vaught, about seasonal depression, symptoms, risk factors, how to manage and prevent it, and how to get help. If you are in a crisis or are having suicidal thoughts, call the Samaritan Center's 24-Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-824-7907.
October 14, 2021
Molecular breast imaging
In this episode, Mallory speaks with Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Jenny Travis, about molecular breast imaging at Good Samaritan.
October 7, 2021
Breast cancer, symptoms, risk factors, screening, clinical trials and more
In this episode, Clint hands it off to Mallory Hughes to speak with Dr. Allison Thomas about breast cancer, symptoms, risk factors, how to self-screen and much more!
September 30, 2021
Wabash Valley Friendship Clubhouse, Clubhouse International, ways members are involved
On this episode of the Good Samaritan Healthcast, Clint talks with Dave Engstrom and Monica from the Wabash Valley Friendship Clubhouse. They discuss what the clubhouse does, how it is connected internationally through other clubhouses, and how the members work within the clubhouse.
September 23, 2021
Health Insurance Navigators and Financial Services, Zero interest payment option
Today, Clint talks with Susan Wright and Marcie Arango who are both Health Insurance Navigators. They discuss what Health Insurance Navigators are, financial services, and Good Samaritan's zero-interest payment option for paying your hospital bills. We apologize for the technical difficulties with Clint's microphone. Contacts listed in this episode: Susan Wright, Health Insurance Navigator: 812-885-3340 Marcie Arango, Health Insurance Navigator: 812-885-3275 Loreto Bourdet, Health Insurance Navigator: 812-885-3104 Dawn Beadle, Health Insurance Navigator (Samaritan Center): 812-886-6237 Good Samaritan Customer Service: 812-885-3325 Complete Billing Services: 888-287-6291 Med1 Solutions: 888-323-0811
September 16, 2021
Internal Medicine Residency Faculty Practice, how the practice works, services offered and more
Clint speaks with Dr. Lee McKinley about the Internal Medicine Residency Faculty Practice, how the practice works, services offered, and more.
September 9, 2021
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy services, Hepatitis C clinic, signs of Hepatitis C, Anticoagulation Clinic
Clint talks with Megan Davis from Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy about Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy services, Hepatitis C clinic, signs of Hepatitis C, Anticoagulation Clinic.
September 2, 2021
FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine efficacy, vaccine boosters, pregnancy with the vaccine, why people are hesitant and more
Clint talks with Good Samaritan Chief Operating Officer Adam Thacker about FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine efficacy, vaccine boosters, pregnancy with the vaccine, why people are hesitant and much more. Adam Thacker graduated from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 2004 and then went on to earn his Master of Science in Business and Healthcare Administration in 2008 from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He is also board certified in Healthcare Management by the American College of Healthcare Executives. Thacker began his career in health care in 2004 as a Pharmacy Supervisor at Barnes Jewish Hospital. He then went on to become the Chief Performance Officer at Hospital Sisters Health System in Springfield, Illinois, and finally came to Good Samaritan in 2013.
August 26, 2021
Wound Care in Hospital, Diabetes and Ostomy Education
Clint talks to Wound Care Clinical Nurse Educators Laura Devers and Burdetta Scott about types of wound care, methods of therapy, diabetes and ostomy education.
August 19, 2021
National Nursing Shortage, Nursing Opportunities, International Nurses
In the first episode of the Good Samaritan Healthcast, Clint speaks with Heidi Hinkle and discusses the national nursing shortage, nursing opportunities, and benefits for nurses at Good Samaritan. Host: Clint Kubow, Digital Marketing Specialist Guest: Heidi Hinkle, Nursing Director of Professional Practice
August 12, 2021