9 episodes

Podcast series produced by JPS Health Network.

The JPS Podcast JPS Health Network

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Podcast series produced by JPS Health Network.

    Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Care

    Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Care

    When a person's appearance has been altered because of an accident or health condition, the operation to save their life is only the beginning of the healing process. Listen in to find out how Dr. Steven Mapula and his team give hope and confidence to those patients so they can feel like themselves again.

    • 15 min
    To Protect & Serve Patients

    To Protect & Serve Patients

    Being a cop isn't only about pursuing bad guys, investigating crimes and other typical police duties. It's about creating a safe place where people can get the care they need. 

    • 12 min
    Always Ready: 10 Years of Level 1 Trauma Care

    Always Ready: 10 Years of Level 1 Trauma Care

    A decade ago, JPS earned Level 1 Trauma Center status under the guidance of Trauma Medical Director Dr. Raj Gandhi. It's a standard no other Fort Worth hospital has been able to meet in the ten years that followed. Listen to find out more.

    • 21 min
    The Future of Cancer Care

    The Future of Cancer Care

    Cancer is the word no one wants to hear. We all live in fear of it because in the past a cancer diagnosis was almost always a death sentence. But Dr. Bassam Ghabach, Medical Director of the JPS Health Network Oncology & Infusion Center, said new treatments, techniques and philosophies have given doctors more tools to fight the disease than they’ve had before. Listen in to find out how oncologists are battling cancer these days, giving patients longer, healthier lives and a real chance to beat the disease.

    • 17 min
    Pain Management Alternatives: How JPS is tackling the opioid crisis

    Pain Management Alternatives: How JPS is tackling the opioid crisis

    It’s the job of Dr. Richard Teames to make the pain go away as patients recover from injuries or surgery. But, in a world where opioid drug abuse has been ignored for too long, Teames is on the cutting edge of finding non-narcotic ways to help control pain. Is it working? Tune in to find out more.

    • 18 min
    Demystifying Palliative Care

    Demystifying Palliative Care

    Dr. Anthony Zepeda and social worker Kelle White join Scott Wuerz to discuss palliative care at JPS, giving us insight into this unique relationship between patient, provider and family. Palliative care has grown tremendously in recent years as the American population ages, still many people don’t know exactly what it is. We discuss the support our palliative care team offers to patients and their families and how to connect to those services.

    • 18 min

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