Morning Medical

Salina Regional's Morning Medical is a 3 minute medical information segment hosted by SRHC's Mike Mattek that airs every Wednesday morning on KSCW (Ch. 5 Cox Communications) during Eyewitness News This Morning.

Below are several of the segments produced the past year.

Salina Regional Health Center, Cloud County Health Center, and Lindsborg Community Hospital invite patients and those excited about strengthening their community to join a local Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Virtual healthcare (vCare) provides access to specialty care for patients in rural areas including north central Kansas. Julie Goetz explains how it works and the specialties available.

Orthopedics Explained
When would someone need to see an orthopedic surgeon? Dr. Blair explains and shares why orthopedics was his chosen path.

Physical Therapy for Concussion
Holly VanCleave uses physical therapy to help patients recover after a concussion. Research shows that low-level activity can speed up recovery by stimulating the brain.

The Patient Experience
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Blair takes us through what it's like inside Salina Regional Orthopedic Clinic and the athletic training services offered.

Simulation Lab
The simulation lab is a key element in educating doctors, nurses and students for the medical field. Mannequins that talk and imitate human functions are used to train for real situations.

Childhood Trauma
“Early childhood experiences are crucial in terms of our ability to process trauma [and] be resilient through difficulties.” Kristen Hymer, LSCSW, of Veridian Behavioral Health discusses how childhood experiences impact adults.

New COMCARE Facility
As a population ages, the need for medical care increases. Joel Phelps, chief operating officer at Salina Regional Health Center, and COMCARE family physician, Garrett Hooker, M.D., join Morning Medical to share about the new COMCARE facility at 2090 S. Ohio St. and the future of family medicine in our area.

Ardis Bryan
Project SEARCH Interns Help Instructor Ardis Bryan shares about the business-based training and transition program for young adults with disabilities at Salina Regional Health Center. Interns train by working at the hospital with the goal of later finding employment in the community.

Linda Hinnenkamp, RN
Tammy Walker Cancer Center

90%-95% of colorectal cancers are due to controllable variables like smoking, diet and exercise. Linda Hinnenkamp, RN, Cancer Outreach Coordinator at Tammy Walker Cancer Center, shares some of those variables and what you can do to reduce your risk as well as monitor colon health.

Adrienne L. Gapter

The start of a new year is the time many use as an opportunity to begin fresh and make better life choices. Adrienne Gapter, Clinical Exercise Physiologist with WellPlan, shares advice that will help you successfully attain your new-year goals and encourage you to find your way around failure. You can make big changes by starting small. Have a happy and successful new year!

Kraig Bertram, D.O. | Salina Pediatric Care
Meet Kraig Bertram, D.O., a pediatrician at Salina Pediatric Care. Dr. Bertram cares for youth from infants up to age 21 and also practices sports medicine. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bertram or any of our pediatricians, call Salina Pediatric care at 785-825-CARE (2273). Friendly, exceptional care to keep your child healthy…for life.

Salina Regional Surgical Associates
Dr. Jones shares a little bit about herself and explains the breadth of what general surgery encompasses.

Salina Regional Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic
Physical Therapist Jordan Zuccarelli talks about services provided by the Salina Regional Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic.

SRHC Orthopedic Clinic
Eric Jusko, ATC with Salina Regional Orthopedic Clinic, describes the role of athletic trainers in the sports community as well as services they provide for pre-surgery knee and hip replacement patients.

Sports Physicals
Learn about our family of clinics that provide Sports Physicals for children of all ages.

Sunflower Fair 2016
The Sunflower Fair, also known as the Senior Fair, features nationally-known speakers, educational workshops, health screenings, drawings, lunch, and more. Plan to attend this event next year!

Stroke Rehab
Inpatient Rehabilitation Director Heidi Sweet talks with Mike about the post acute care setting of stroke rehabilitation.

Cancer and Social Work
Tammy Walker Cancer Center provides emotional support for cancer patients and their families. Lynn Pankratz talks with Mike about the program and its role in providing comprehensive care.

Cancer and Genetics
Dr. Jeff Geitz and Cancer Program Manager Melanie Leepers discuss the importance of studying genetics in cancer patients.

TWCC Cancer Registry
Learn about the Tammy Walker Cancer Center Registry and its role in quality patient care.

Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care Director Jackie Harvey talks about respiratory therapy services provided at Salina Regional.

TWCC Overview Lab and Pharmacy
Melanie Leepers, Cancer Program Manager and Pam Ehlts with the Cancer Registry talk about services offered at the Tammy Walker Cancer Center.

Dr. Jake Breeding returns to talk about services provided by Salina Regional's Level 3 Trauma Center.

Heart Center
Physician Assistant Lance Krueger tells us about heart services offered at Salina Regional Health Center's Heart Center.

Sleep Disorders
Learn about signs, symptoms, and treatment options for sleep disorders.

Patient Family Advisory Council
Learn about the Patient Family Advisory Council and what you can do to participate.

Surgical Associates
Dr. Jake Breeding talks with Mike about procedures provided by Salina Regional Surgical Associates.

AvaSys Video Monitoring System
Learn about SRHC's integration of the AvaSys Video Monitoring System and how it improves safety for our patients and staff.

Lindsborg Wellness Visits
Wanda Weltzin and Karna Peterson tell us about annual wellness visits for Medicare patients.

Tobacco Use Prevention
Daniel Craig with the Saline County Tobacco Use Prevention Coalition and TWCC Cancer Outreach Coordinator Linda Hinnenkamp talk with Mike about Salina area resources for prevention of tobacco addiction and assistance with quitting smoking.

Radiation Oncology
Dr. Claudia Perez-Tamayo, Radiation Oncologist with TWCC, explains radiation and why it's needed in addition to chemotherapy.

SRHC Pharmacy
Linda Radke, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, discusses the role of pharmacy at Salina Regional.

Salina Regional Neurosurgery
Salina Regional Neurosurgery specializes in surgery of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, as well as diseases associated with these areas, including pinched nerves, herniated discs, brain and spine tumors and complex cervical spine disorders.

Salina Pediatric Care
Learn about Salina Pediatric Care and the services offered.
* Learn about our caring staff
* Meet Dr. Obi
* Learn about HPV
* When to call a pediatrician
* Sports medicine and injury prevention and nutrition

Salina Regional Neurosciences
Dr. Diep visits about the services available through SRN including care for strokes, headaches, and multiple sclerosis.

Lindsborg Community Hospital
An overview of the services at Lindsborg Community Hospital in Lindsborg, KS.
* Learn about the Behavioral Health Telemedicine program.
* Rehabilitation Services at LCH

Morrison House
Morrison House is the hospitality house for patients and patients that live outside of Salina.

Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Oncology nursing services available at Tammy Walker Cancer Center including teaching and help with treatment.
* Clinical trials through TWCC
* Excellent care of TWCC
* Nursing services at TWCC
* Learn about HPV
* Sun safety & skin cancer
* Tobacco Use & Prevention

Imaging Department
Discussing imaging services and information about PET CT.

Rehabilitation Unit
Inpatient rehabilitation unit at SRHC and the care provided.

Emergency Service
Learn about the ER Department at Salina Regional Health Center.
* How to avoid the ER
* What to expect in the ER

Salina Regional Radiation Oncology
Advice for patients with cancer from Dr. Claudia Perez-Tamayo

Salina Women's Clinic
Learn about services offered through the Salina Women's Clinic.
* Learn about da Vinci surgery
* Learn about Our New Facility

Lindsborg Community Hospital
Lindsborg Community Hospital is a 25-bed critical hospital that offers a full range of emergency, urgent care and diagnostic services.

Hospice of Salina
Watch the videos to learn more about services provided by Hospice of Salina's professional and caring staff.

The Vein Clinic
Watch videos about the services at the Vein Clinic.
* Complications with vein disease
* Learn about the Vein Center

Home Medical Lifeline
Learn about the services that are available through Salina Regional Home Medical Services.

Stroke Rehab
Talking about stroke care and the rehabilitation process.

Patient Portal
Learn about and the Salina Regional Engage mobile app.

Emergency Preparedness
Learn about the Trauma Program at SRHC and how SRHC prepares for a disaster as a part of the Emergency Preparedness Program.

Heart Center
You can expect a full array of treatment options — from valve replacement and cardiac bypass surgery to cardiac stents and angioplasty, all utilizing the latest medical technologies and facilities.
* Services of the Heart Center

Salina Regional Neurosurgery
Salina Regional Neurosurgery specializes in surgery of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, as well as diseases associated with these areas, including pinched nerves, herniated discs, brain and spine tumors and complex cervical spine disorders.
* Services from Salina Regional Neurosurgery

Care Management
Care Management provides services through Be Well Stay Well Program

Hospice of Salina
Services of Hospice of Salina and the focus on end of life care.

Infant and Child Development
The Infant Child Development Program serves children from Ellsworth, Ottawa and Saline counties who have developmental delays and mental disabilities.

Women & Children Services Department
The High Five Award was recently awarded to the Women and Children Services Department at Salina Regional Health Center.

Learn about the Imaging and Radiology services at COMCARE.