Catch the Latest Health News with FHN and Big Radio

FHN is proud to work with the Big Radio family of stations to provide you the latest in health news.

Tune in to Big Oldies 93.7 at 7:35 Tuesday mornings when an FHN healthcare provider steps into Scott Thompson's "Morning Mess" for Dial-a-Doc. You'll hear about a different health topic each week on this 10-minute live interview.

FHN providers are also frequent guests on Big Radio's "Talk of the Town" and "To the Point".

You can also catch up on "Dial-a-Doc", "Talk of the Town" and "To the Point" in our online archive below!

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2018 Archives

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November   13 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Festival of Trees CASINO-BLANCA Holiday Gala - Nov. 16
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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November   6 Dial-a-Doc: ACA Open Enrollment Begins November 1
Misty Potts, Financial Resource Coordinator
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0:09:19
October   30 Treatments Available at The Center for Wound Healing
Roland Tolliver DPM
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October   23 Dial-a-Doc: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Kami Robinson, Nurse Navigator
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October   16 Dial-a-Doc: Treatment Options at FHN Vein Center
Stacey Kearny, RN
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October   11 Suicide Prevention Efforts at FHN
Gabriel Gonzalez, Assistant Vice President of Behavioral Health at FHN
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October   9 Dial-a-Doc: Women's Care Services at FHN
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Office
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October   4 Services Available at the Women's Diagnostic Center at FHN Memorial Hospital
Kami Robinson, Nurse Navigator
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October   4 Dial-a-Doc: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Arshad Shaikh MD
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September   27 Speedy Access for New Patients
Sarah Graybill, FHN Director of Patient Access
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0:09:45
September   25 Dial-a-Doc: Flu Season is Here Again
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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September   18 Dial-a-Doc: September is Emergency Preparedness Month
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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September   13 September is Emergency Preparedness Month
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:09:49
September   11 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Love Never Dies Grief Workshop
Sean Huguenin, FHN Pastoral Care
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September   4 Dial-a-Doc: September is Suicide Prevention Month
Joseph White, MA, LCPC
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August   28 Dial-a-Doc: Speedy Access to providers at FHN
Sarah Graybill, FHN Director of Patient Access
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August   23 Varicose Vein Treatments at FHN Vein Center
Stacey Kearny, RN
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August   21 Dial-a-Doc: Cardiac Rehab Services at FHN
LeAnne Raders
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August   14 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Community Health Forum Series
Dr Herrmann
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August   7 Dial-a-Doc: When to Consider a Knee Replacement
Greg Dammann MD
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August   7 New to FHN? Our Primary Care Providers Are Here For You!
Sarah Graybill, FHN Director of Patient Access
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0:05:21
July   26 TruMatch Knee Replacements at FHN
Brittney Mordini
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0:10:52
July   24 Dial-a-Doc: Be sure to get your child inoculated before school starts
Elizabeth Mendeloff DNP, FNP-BC
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July   17 Dial-a-Doc: Varicose Vein Treatments at FHN Vein Center
Stacey Kearny, RN
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July   12 Find out about our Community Health Forum Series
Dr. Herrmann
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July   10 Dial-a-Doc: Sign Up TODAY for the Healthy Heart Hustle 5K Run and Win!
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:08:44
July   3 Dial-a-Doc: Preventing Summertime Germs
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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July   3 Joint Replacement Services at FHN
Lindsay Bader, FHN Physical Therapist
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0:06:44
June   29 Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) at FHN
Kristin Kloepping and Kayla Rodebaugh
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June   26 Dial-a-Doc: Cardiac Services at FHN
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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June   19 Dial-a-Doc: Sports Physicals are Available at FHN
Stephanie Perkins
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0:08:38
June   14 Joint Replacement Services at FHN
Lindsay Bader, FHN Physical Therapist
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0:07:03
June   12 Dial-a-Doc: Gran Fonda Tour Against Cancer - June 30th
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:11:49
June   5 Dial-a-Doc: Summertime Urgent Care Options at FHN
Dr. Jim Kolka
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0:08:48
May   29 Dial-a-Doc: Find Out About Lyme Disease
Timothy Rupnow FNP-BC
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0:15:01
May   22 Dial-a-Doc: May is Stroke Awareness Month
Tracy Love, FHN Stroke Program Coordinator
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0:10:39
May   15 Dial-a-Doc: This Week is FHN Pride Week
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:13:32
May   10 It's National Hospital Week
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:09:44
May   8 Dial-a-Doc: National Nurses Week
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Office
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0:09:56
May   1 Dial-a-Doc: Joint Replacement Services at FHN
Lindsay Bader, FHN Physical Therapist
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0:10:43
May   1 May is Stroke Awareness Month
Tracy Love, FHN Stroke Program Coordinator
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0:05:37
April   24 Dial-a-Doc: The Center of Innovative Learning at FHN
Karen Kryder, Innovative Learning Specialist
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0:07:29
April   17 Dial-a-Doc: YMCA Healthy Kids Day and FHN Family Health Fair - April 21
Jill McKenna, FHN Marketing
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April   12 FHN Family Health Fair is Back!
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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0:05:31
April   10 Dial-a-Doc: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Beth Johnson, FHN Prevention and Education Supervisor
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0:09:07
April   3 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about our Community Health Forum Series
Dr. Herrmann
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0:10:21
March   27 Dial-a-Doc: Benefits of Getting a Colonoscopy
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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March   22 March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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0:09:08
March   20 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Nutrition Month
Jennifer Gassman, Clinical Dietitian
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0:07:20
March   13 Dial-a-Doc: Food Fight Against Cancer - FHN Foundation Fund Raiser
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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March   6 Dial-a-Doc: Find a primary care provider with just one call.
Sarah Graybill, FHN Director of Patient Access
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0:08:32
February   27 Dial-a-Doc: Find out more about the Stop the Bleed program
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:10:47
February   22 Update to the Seasonal Flu in Northwestern Illinois
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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0:07:34
February   20 Dial-a-Doc: FHN, Medicaid, and Health Choice Illinois
Lorna Schindler, Government Team Leader
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0:07:22
February   13 Dial-a-Doc: Symptoms and Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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0:09:57
February   8 Learn about the Stop The Bleed program
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:11:52
February   6 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about the Perinatal Loss Support Group
Sean Hugenin, FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator
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0:09:42
January   30 Dial-a-Doc: Flu Season is More Severe This year
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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0:13:52
January   23 Dial-a-Doc: Protect yourself from slips and falls this winter
Andrew Blint MD
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0:06:58
January   16 Dial-a-Doc: Varicose Vein Treatments at FHN Vein Center
Stacey Kearny, RN
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0:09:45
January   9 Dial-a-Doc: How to Succeed with Your New Year's Resolutions
Joe White, MA, LCPC, Behavior Health Specialist
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0:07:50
January   2 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about this year's GetFiT Team Challenge
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing

2017 Archives

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0:12:12
December   26 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Highlights for 2017, and goals for the new year.
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:07:19
December   19 Dial-a-Doc: Advice for Thriving During the Holidays
Amy Brattrud, FHN Family Counseling
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0:09:09
December   12 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Foundation's Role at FHN
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:10:33
December   5 Dial-a-Doc: How to Handle Grief Over the Holidays
Sean Hugenin, FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator
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0:10:49
December   5 Year-end Giving and the FHN Foundation
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:07:28
November   28 Dial-a-Doc: Healthcare Coverage Signup Ends Dec. 15
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator
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0:07:13
November   21 Dial-a-Doc: Dr. Kolka discusses his role at FHN
Dr. Kolka, FHN Chief Physician Executive
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0:04:55
November   14 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about MyFHN Patient Portal
Alyssa Wales, FHN Portal Coordinator
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0:07:49
November   7 Dial-a-Doc: Learn About FHN Festival of Trees and Collaborate Freeport
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:08:23
October   31 Dial-a-Doc: Flu Season is Here Again - Get Your Flu Shot
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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0:09:02
October   28 Services available at the FHN Retinal Clinic
Joyce Martin
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0:09:50
October   24 Dial-a-Doc: Stroke Awareness Day is Sunday, October 29
Tracy Love, RN, FHN Stoke Coordinator
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0:12:14
October   23 Dial-a-Doc: Breast Cancer Care Close to Home
Arshad Shaikh MD
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0:10:07
October   17 Dial-a-Doc: The Latest Information About Enrolling in the Affordable Care Act
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator
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0:07:47
October   10 Dial-a-Doc: Get Your Flu Shot at One of FHN's Drive-Through Clinics
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:07:28
October   3 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about the services available at the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital
Arshad Shaikh MD
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0:10:56
October   3 Dial-a-Doc: Medical Staff additions at FHN
Meghan Cox, Director, Medical Staff Services
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0:09:50
September   19 Dial-a-Doc: TruMatchâ„¢ Total Knee Replacements
George Lester, Surgical Services
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0:10:37
September   14 Dial-a-Doc: Total Joint Replacement at FHN
Megan Christensen, Clinical Nurse Leader
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0:08:06
September   12 Dial-a-Doc: Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment at FHN
Callina Elgar DO
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0:11:00
September   5 Dial-a-Doc: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Open House
Jessica Currier, Director of Rehabilitation Services
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0:06:24
September   5 Dial-a-Doc: Services available at FHN's Women's Diagnostic Center
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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0:11:51
August   29 Dial-a-Doc: Services provided at FHN Orthopaedics
Greg Dammann MD
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August   24 Dial-a-Doc: Saturday Walk-In Sports Injury Clinics at Burchard Hills
Jennifer Thompson, Athletic Trainer
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August   22 Dial-a-Doc: The FHN Judy and Virgil Bocker Cardiovascular Center
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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August   15 Dial-a-Doc: Services available at the FHN Retinal Clinic
Joyce Martin
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August   10 Cardiac Services at FHN
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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0:07:08
August   8 Dial-a-Doc: Back-to-School Immunizations and Vaccinations
Elizabeth Mendeloff DNP, FNP-BC
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0:09:44
August   1 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about the three types of Hepatitis
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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0:09:37
July   27 Services provided by the FHN Family Counseling Center
Cindy and Tracy
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0:13:19
July   25 Dial-a-Doc: Mosquitoes are back with a vengeance this summer.
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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July   18 Dial-a-Doc: Learn how to be prepared for any emergency
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:13:37
July   13 Protect yourself from mosquitoes this summer
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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0:09:29
July   11 Dial-a-Doc: Services Provided at FHN's Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center
Dr. Refaat and Julie Nampel
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July   4 Dial-a-Doc: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at FHN
LeAnne Raders
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0:07:34
June   27 Dial-a-Doc: Osteopathic Medical Care at FHN
Callina Elgar DO
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0:09:35
June   20 Dial-a-Doc: Knee Replacement with TruMatch ™
George Lester, Director of OB and Surgical Services
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June   13 Dial-a-Doc: Amy Bollon discusses The Women's Diagnostic Center
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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June   8 Learn about the services provided by The Women's Diagnostic Center
Katie Alvarado, Operations Leader Imaging Services
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June   6 Dial-a-Doc: FHN's Role in Addressing Community Violence
Quincy Carter, FHN Security Supervisor
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0:10:23
June   6 Dial-a-Doc: Knee Replacement Innovations at FHN
Greg Dammann MD
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0:10:48
May   30 Dial-a-Doc: It's National Mental Health Awareness Month
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May   23 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Community Garden Program
Jill McKenna, FHN Marketing
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May   16 Dial-a-Doc: FHN's Women's Diagnostic Center has expanded their Walk-in-Wednesdays Mammogram service
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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May   9 Dial-a-Doc: Mark Gridley Talks About FHN/National Hospital Week
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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May   2 It's National Hospital Week, May 7-13
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Officer at FHN
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May   2 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Imaging Offers "My Risk" Hereditary Cancer Panel Test
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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0:10:17
April   25 Dial-a-Doc: April is National Foot Health Awareness Month
Roland Tolliver DPM
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April   18 Dial-a-Doc: YMCA Healthy Kids Day and FHN Family Health Fair - April 29
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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April   11 Dial-a-Doc: Bowl For Kids' Sake is Back!
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director and Cherie Rucker, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
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April   4 Flu Season is coming to a close - but it's still with us
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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March   28 Dial-a-Doc: Find About Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy at FHN
Tiffany Truckenmiller, FHN Certified Athletic Trainer
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March   23 March is National Social Work Month
Shevawn Svehla, FHN Social Worker
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0:08:37
March   21 Dial-a-Doc: Diabetes is on the Rise - Find Out More
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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March   14 Dial-a-Doc: Ideas for Healthy Eating
Sarah Todd, Clinical Dietitian
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March   9 Managing Type I and Type II Diabetes
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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March   7 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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0:10:37
March   7 New FHN CEO Mark Gridley talks about his goals for FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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February   28 Dial-a-Doc: Dr. DanPullo, FHN Obstetrics, discusses postmenopausal symptoms and treatments
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0:10:39
February   23 Mark Gridley reflects on his first days on the job as FHN CEO
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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February   21 Dial-a-Doc: Check Your Heart Health for $99
Diane & Erica, FHN Cardiac and Imaging Services
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February   14 Dial-a-Doc: February is National Heart Month
Bhadresh Patel MD, FACC, FACP
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0:08:43
February   9 More About Preventing and Treating Norovirus
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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February   7 Dial-a-Doc: Symptoms and Treatment for Norovirus
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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February   7 Dr. Shoolin Discusses the current upgrade of FHN's EMR System
Dr. Shoolin, FHN CMIO
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January   26 Dr. Shoolin Discusses the current upgrade of FHN's EMR System
Dr. Shoolin, FHN CMIO
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0:10:38
January   24 Dial-a-Doc: New CEO Mark Gridley Reviews His Vision for FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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January   17 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about FHN's New EHR (Electronic Health Record) System - OurFHN
Karen Shearing
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0:11:22
January   3 Dial-a-Doc: How to Avoid and Treat Frostbite
Roland Tolliver DPM
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0:11:34
January   3 Dial-a-Doc: Learn All About The Affordable Care Act with an Expert
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator