Welcome to the Premier Health podcast page. This resource has been designed to give individuals and medical professionals direct access to the timely information on a variety of specialty-related topics through a series of lectures and moderated discussions.
Premier Health Now On-Air: COVID-19 Edition - Week of 5-17-2021
“Not nearly enough people are being vaccinated,” says Dr. Randy Marriott, who explains why that’s bad for older and younger people alike, including children. Listen in as he and host Mary Werden discuss rising COVID-19 cases in India, vaccines and variants, the value of safe mask-wearing breaks, and vaccine developments on the horizon.
Premier Health Now On-Air: COVID-19 Edition - Week of 5-3-2021
If you upped your intake of vitamin D or alcohol to cope with the pandemic, Dr. Roberto Colón has some advice for you. Listen in as he talks with host Mary Werden about how COVID-19 vaccines are exceeding expectations, the quest to determine if we’ll need a booster shot, the safety of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, and whether the vaccine can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle.
Premier Health Now On-Air: COVID-19 Edition - Week of 4-26-2021
To help us understand all the COVID-19 vaccine news, Dr. Marc Belcastro explains what’s happening now with the UK variant, what herd immunity really means, the importance of dose #2, vaccine trials for kids, how “long COVID” may be affected by the vaccine, and more. Listen in as host Mary Werden asks the important questions that are on your mind.
Premier Health Now On-Air: COVID-19 Edition - Pandemic One Year Anniversary Physician Reflections
With no COVID-19 playbook to guide them, Premier Health physician leaders leaned on each other and the rapidly evolving science as they set the course for patient care and employee safety. A year later, listen in as they reflect with host Mary Werden on the power of leading by example, their pandemic highs and lows, and how this experience made them stronger.
Premier Health Now On-Air: COVID-19 Edition - Pandemic One Year Anniversary Nursing Reflections
With information changing by the minute at the pandemic’s outset, Premier Health nurses rose to the challenge of doing their best for patients every day — even when resources were scarce, fear was rising, and exhaustion set in. A year later, listen as nurse leaders share their best and worst moments, key learnings, and pride in their colleagues with host Mary Werden.
Premier Health Now On-Air: COVID-19 Edition - Week of 3-15-2021
“I’m beginning to believe that we’ll get back to the life we had before,” says Premier Health’s Randy Marriott, MD. Listen in as he talks the latest COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and variants with host Mary Werden — and reflects on COVID-19’s effects on his patients and colleagues, our hospitals, and his own life. And learn what happened to the flu this year.