Radio Interview With Dennis Jack

As Summit Medical Center prepares for its First Anniversary Health Summit Open House, CEO Dennis Jack spoke with K2 Radio host Brian Scott about the hospital’s first year in business, and what to expect at the open house. You can join the celebration at Summit Medical Center, 6350 East Second Street, Casper, on Saturday, May…

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…

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,…

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…

Dr. Eric Linford Interviewed on K2 Radio

If you are prone to ankle sprains and strains, you may also be at risk for developing ankle arthritis. While treatment for knee and hip ailments are common-place in today’s medicine, recent advancements have also opened up more options to those who suffer from the pain of ankle arthritis. Dr. Eric Linford trained in foot…

Radio Interview with Dr. David Ellbogen

Vaccines are a critical piece of preventative medicine, contributing to the long-lasting health of our families, our communities and even our nation as a whole. While key vaccines have come under serious scrutiny in recent years, the physician leaders at Summit Medical Center want you to understand what makes these inoculations so important. Pediatric specialist…