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Healthcast

The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Healthcast features MVHS healthcare providers and community members showcasing important healthcare topics. It will also provide updates on the new regional healthcare campus project in downtown Utica, NY. In an effort to promote downtown Utica, we will be recording every show at a new location.

Episode Fourteen: Breast Cancer Awareness

Episode Date: October 31, 2019

In this episode of the #MVHSHealthcast, we speak with the Executive Director of the MVHS Cancer Center, Nancy Butcher. We get real about breast cancer and the benefits of a healing environment.

Episode Thirteen: MVHS Wellness!

Episode Date: July 3, 2019

In this episode of the #MVHSHealthcast, we speak with owner of Mohawk Valley Wellness and fitness guru John Batholomeo and our very own wellness expert, Don Washburn about all things wellness! We even demonstrate some easy fitness activities you can do right from your office on the @MVHealthsystemFacebook Live Stream.

Episode Twelve: Opioid Crisis

Episode Date: February 13, 2019

In this episode, we get serious about the opioid crisis in the community. We spoke with Sheriff Robert Maciol and Dr. Andrew Wickline about ways we are combating the crisis and preventing future incidents.

Episode Eleven: Strokes Strike Fast, So Should You

Episode Date: January 8, 2019

In this episode of the MVHS Healthcast, Dr. Attilio and Millie Condon speak with MVHS Stroke Outreach Coordinator, Jennifer Hurd, about key factors and signs in recognizing a stroke. We recorded this episode in the mock rooms used in designing the new, regional health care campus.

Episode Ten: There's a New CEO in Town

Episode Date: December 31, 2018

In this episode of the MVHS Healthcast, we get to know the new president and CEO of MVHS, Darlene Stromstad. This episode was recorded at the Faxton Campus.

Episode Nine: Holiday Blues? We Got You Covered.

Episode Date: December 14, 2018

In this episode of the MVHS Healthcast, we interview MVHS director of Behavioral Health, Jodi Kapes about seasonal depression and ways to ease the symptoms. We recorded this episode at the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institure Fountain Elms featuring a Victorian Yuletide. 

Episode Eight: Breast Screenings

Episode Date: November 27, 2018

In this episode, we spend time with MVHS Radiology technician, Sheila Hosler, at the MVHS Imaging Center to talk about the importance of breast screenings.

Episode Seven: A Halloween Healthcast

Episode Date: October 26, 2018

In this episode, we speak with the director of Robotic Surgery at MVHS, Dr. Jonathan Blancaflor, while wearing Halloween costumes, in a spooky room, dancing like chickens.

Episode six: How do you spell that?

Episode Date: October 15, 2018

In this episode, we chatted with two of our St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residents about the Utica patient population, diversity....and crazy last names.

Episode Five - Wait...Coffee is Healthy?!

Episode Date: August 27, 2018

In this episode, we visit with Utica Coffee Roasters to discuss the health benefits of coffee. We also have fun with coffee trivia!