Radio Interview With Dana Ideen, MD

Tis the season for sharing, but unfortunately it’s also the season when many children share their cold and flu germs. So when should you take your sniffling kids to the doctor, and when is it ok to let their cold run its course? Dr. Dana Ideen of the Family Clinic spoke to K2 Radio’s Brian…

Radio Interview With Kent Katz, MD

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the country. However, if everyone adhered to recommended screening tests, 60% of those deaths could be avoided. Board Certified Gastroenterologist Kent Katz, M.D., recently spoke to K2 Radio’s Brian Scott about colon cancer screening guidelines and the…

Summit Medical Center Now In-Network with Blue Cross

Summit Medical Center has recently been accepted as an in-network provider for Blue Cross, allowing a broader patient population to take full advantage of the hospital’s specialty and primary care services. Since opening in April 2015, and while managing negotiations with select insurance carriers, Summit Medical Center has worked to be a viable out-of-network option,…

Radio Interview with Dr. Mitchell

Working smarter is sometimes more effective than working harder, and that is especially true for older athletes. Planning your workout schedule carefully and dedicating time to stretching can mean the difference between staying active or being sidelined. Dr. Matt Mitchell stays active and competitive in the swimming pool. He recently talked with K2Radio’s Brian Scott…

Radio Interview with Cathy Pope

Infection prevention is a 365-day commitment, but one week out of the year we join other healthcare professionals across the globe in increasing our focus on the importance of keeping ourselves and our patients safe from germs. International Infection Prevention Week is October 18-24. Recently, Summit Medical Center’s Cathy Pope, Infection Control and Quality RN,…

A Lifelong Prescription for Healthy Living

Have you heard the expression 50 is the new 30? If so, the message probably came courtesy of a Baby Boomer. The largest U.S. demographic, followed closely by Millennials, is continually redefining what it means to grow older. Baby Boomers and their collective efforts are changing views on aging by throwing off the shackles of…

Radio Interview with Jessie Ritter, PharmD. RPh.,

Medication safety in the hospital means getting the right dose of the right medication at the right time, all while avoiding any adverse reactions with your other medications. At the center of the healthcare team is a hospital pharmacist ensuring all of these pieces come together. Summit Medical Center Pharmacy Manager Jessie Ritter, PharmD. RPh.,…

Dr. Mickelson Radio Interview

If you find yourself counting sheep most nights, you are probably suffering from some type of insomnia. Whether acute or chronic, insomnia not only takes a toll on your day-to-day life, but can also affect your overall health. Recently, Summit Medical Center family practice physician Joe Mickelson, M.D., sat down  with K2 Radio’s Brian Scott to discuss what might be causing your sleepless nights and steps you can take to recapture your zzz’s.

Dr. Mitchell Radio Interview

It may start as an occasional pain in your joints, but eventually arthritis can begin to affect your mobility and livelihood. Fortunately, there are multiple options for treatment, often while avoiding surgical intervention. Listen here as Orthopaedic surgeon Matt Mitchell, M.D., talks to K2 Radio’s Brian Scott about medication, therapy and lifestyle changes that can…