Huddle UP! For Your Health by the Virginia Hospital Center Foundation provides the latest healthcare insights from community medical leaders. Through interviews with experts, this podcast ensures that everyone has access to the knowledge to create a healthier life.
What To Expect From the 2021-2022 Cold and Flu Season
The severity of influenza viruses has subsided to record-low numbers over the psat two because of precautions taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the reopening of schools and pandemic precautious easing, many infectious disease specials are worried about the 2021-2022 flu reasons.
What safety protocols you should follow to prevent the spread of the flu? David Lee, MD as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, and Anthony Burchard, President of the Virginia Hospital Center Foudnation, discuss the history of influenza and why vaccinates are the most effective way to prevent the chance of getting the flu or COVID-19.
What You Need to Know About the Delta Variant
The Delta variant of COVID-19 is driving a surge of cases and hospitalizations across the globe. Dr. Rohit Modak, a board-certified infectious disease specialist with Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group Infectious Diseases, explains why the variant is so dangerous for our community in this episode.
Dr. Modak also addresses misinformation about the Delta variant, how you can protect yourself in a work environment, and what parents can do to protect themselves and their community as students go back to school.
Senior Health in a Post-Pandemic World
The COVID-19 pandemic changed how healthcare was delivering to older adults. In this episode, we sit down with Director of Health Promotion & Senior Health at Virginia Hospital Center and discuss the future of senior health in a post-pandemic world.
Additionally, Jamie Hamilton and Cynethia Clarke from Woodbine Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center join the podcast to explain how they’re helping seniors safely transition from hospital to home.
How New Medical Technologies from Quest Diagnostics are Improving Healthcare
Advances in diagnostic technology are improving healthcare outcomes and impacting every aspect of the medical field. John Liffert, Vice President of Cardio-Metabolic at Quest Diagnostics, explains how these innovations impacted COVID-19 testing and the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders with Tony Burchard, President of the Virginia Hospital Center Foundation.