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Celebrating Excellence: A Conemaugh Connection Television Special

Hear from physicians and caregivers at our facility, recently ranked among Top 5% in the Nation, along with patients, who share their firsthand accounts of how the care they received at Conemaugh has given them a second chance.

Part One: Surgery
For some, surgical advancements mean getting back in the game or back on their feet. For others it is truly a second chance at life and not having to say goodbye too soon.

Part Two: Critical Care
Cooling the body is a technique still being studied for spine injuries but it is now being used routinely at Memorial Medical Center for cardiac arrest patients. Doctors in intensive care believe, in some cases, this induced hypothermia may be the difference between a patient waking up or not.

Part Three: Home Health
Conemaugh Home Health has given thousands of patients across the region piece of mind in knowing that some of the nation’s best caregivers make housecalls.

Bonus Extended Interviews

Dr. Christopher Begley, Pulmonary Critical Care Physician, on Great Outcomes at Memorial Medical Center

Dr. Alfred P Bowles, Jr., Chairman of Neuroscience and Neurosurgery, on Hypothermia Treatment for Brain and Spine Injuries

Dr. David Carlson, Chief Medical Officer, on HealthGrades and What It Means For You

Dr. William Carney, Surgeon, on Appendectomy

Dr. Zafar Chowdhry, Neurosurgeon, on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr. Jack DePriest, Medical Critical Care Physician, on the Human Patient Simulator and Hypothermia Protocol

Sheila Hoover, Director of Cardiopulmonary Services, Meyersdale Medical Center, on Firstpass Nuclear Imaging

Dr. Ian Katz, Orthopedic Surgeon, on Double-Bundle ACL Reconstruction

Maria Kordish, RN, BSN, on Conemaugh Home Health

Chuck Lepsch, RN, on Conemaugh Home Health

Ron Morosko, CDL Nuclear Technologies, on Firstpass Nuclear Imaging

Dennis Munko, Exective Director, Conemaugh Home Health and Hospice, on Conemaugh Home Health

Christine Schreyer, RN, Clinical Educator, Critical Care Unit, on the Hypothermia Protocol

Dr. Robert Stenberg, Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, on Progress in Treating Heart Disease

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Cardiac Care
Emergency Care
Home Health
Neuroscience
Trauma Care

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