Cape Cod Health News TV Show

Cape Cod Health Care's TV Show

Cape Cod Health News, a news service of Cape Cod Healthcare, includes a regular television program designed to update and educate viewers on the latest news and innovations in the healthcare industry.

These 30-minute programs provide the latest health information, with expert advice and commentary from local physicians and healthcare providers.

The program is another way of keeping our patients, family members, friends and community members better informed about the often confusing and changing nature of healthcare, as well as the expert services available here on Cape Cod.

Latest Episode

Cape Cod Health News #7 - Falmouth Hospital

This episode of Cape Cod Health News is all about Falmouth Hospital. Falmouth Hospital opened May 2, 1963 with 58 beds. Today, it’s part of Cape Cod Healthcare and has grown in size to 95 medical surgical inpatient beds on four floors, yet has maintained its status as a community hospital. Vascular surgery has continued to grow at Falmouth Hospital with the addition of Dr. Lindsey Korepta, recent addition to the vascular surgery team at Falmouth Hospital. Dr. James Knox helped recruit her to the team of vascular specialists. Next, when surgeon Jeffery Siegert and his wife, cardiologist Megan Titas met at Emory University Medical School, it was the beginning of a life filled with schooling, travel, and adventure, finally landing at Falmouth Hospital. Then, we visit the Seifer Women’s Health and Imaging Center opened in 2011. It’s taking a lead role in early detection of breast cancer, utilizing the latest imaging technologies. The Orthopedic program at Falmouth Hospital provides a cohesive team of skilled specialists, advanced technology and innovative treatment for total hip and knee patients.

Previous Episodes

Cape Cod Health News #6: Heart & Vascular Institute

This episode highlights the Cape Cod Healthcare Heart and Vascular Institute at Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital. Cape Cod Healthcare has made the commitment to the community to provide the best possible cardiac care. This show features several of the prominent cardiac specialists who literally save lives every day utilizing the latest in interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery, minimally invasive procedures, diagnostic procedures and much more. You’ll hear from doctors Zelman, Loberman, Friedman, Pirundini, Dombrowski, Timoh, Saucedo, Stajduhar, Guerin, Thompson and a host of other healthcare professionals.

Cape Cod Health News #5: VNA Hospice

In this special edition of the Cape Cod Health News TV show, we explore the Cape Cod Healthcare Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Program, giving you a closer, in-depth look at the team and services offered. Learn why you want hospice, why it’s something both patients and caregivers can benefit from. You will hear from clinical staff as well as first-hand accounts from patient’s families willing to share their stories on how the hospice experience changed their lives.

CCHN TV Show #4 - May, 2017

In this edition of Cape Cod Health News, we will take you on an in-depth look at the Cape Cod Blood program and Bloodmobile and the importance of giving. You'll take a ride and spend a day with a VNA nurse as she travels the Cape seeing her patients. Dr. Peter Friedman will discuss treatments for Atrial Fibrillation beyond using an anticoagulant by using the new device called the Watchman. And see an in-depth discussion of the Congestive Heart Failure Clinic with cardiologist Elissa Thompson.

CCHN TV Show #3 - December, 2016

In this program you’ll be introduced to the services and benefits of choosing the VNA of Cape Cod Hospice Program. The new Quality of Life initiative emphasizes and educates on the importance of planning ahead for your healthcare wishes. Dr. Timothy Kinkead, will demonstrate the new MAKO Robotic Arm for hip replacement surgery. Dr. Nicholas Coppa, explains how the use of Osteocool relieves the pain of spinal tumors.

CCHN TV Show #2 - June, 2016

Congratulations to the VNA of Cape Cod, celebrating their 100-year anniversary – see how life and services have changed over time. Also learn about the amazing advancements in breast cancer detection and surgery; the latest in minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques at Cape Cod Hospital and the Total Joint Program for orthopedic surgery patients at Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital.

CCHN TV Show #1 - June, 2015

In this episode, you’ll learn more about when to use an Urgent Care center, all conveniently located throughout Cape Cod. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatment of a stroke. Get a sneak peek into the new Healthy Parks/Healthy People initiative. Learn what technology means to you and the VNA of Cape Cod, helping care for you at home with greater efficiency. And, did you know you can learn more about a particular health issue by attending one of the many physician seminars offered Cape-wide.