Episode 6-Neuroscience and Stroke Care


We were honored to be invited to Riverside Methodist Hospital to talk with Dr. Janet Bay and Nate Jennings about the current trends in stroke care and recognition.  Dr. Bay explained what causes a stroke and how Ohiohealth cares for those patients.

We also discussed the Advanced Stroke Life Support class that Ohiohealth offers to prehospital as well as hospital clinicians.  This class is offered in partnership with The University of Miami and covers patient management, pathophysilogy,and current trends in stroke care.

Check out the 2014 OhioHealth Neuroscience Symposium on May 9, 2014 at Greater Columbus Convenetion Center.

OhioHealth Neuroscience Center

Dr. Janet Bay

Nate Jennings – (614)566-2528  Nathan.Jennings@ohiohealth.com


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EPISODE 5 – A Day the Kopp Family Will Never Forget

Scene of the accident

On November 8, 2009, Rob Kopp received a phone call that no parent ever expects… His son, Nick, was critically-injured in a motorcycle accident and was being transported by a MedFlight helicopter to the trauma center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

In this episode you will hear about that day….  how a highly trained critical-care team cared for Nick, how his family rallied around him, and about the challenges Nick would face on his long road to recovery.

We thank the Kopp Family for sitting down with us and sharing their story.  Please visit medflightradio.com for pictures and other show notes from this episode.

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EPISODE 4 – TXA: Changing the Game in EMS

In this episode we were pleased to be joined by Dr. Howie Mell the Medical Director for Newark Fire, Dr. David Evans with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, as well as Capt. Bolte and Capt. Smith with Newark Fire.

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We are very excited to be able to offer CE’s with this episode.  After listening to the ENTIRE episode follow the link below to access the quiz.  Once the quiz is passed with a minimum of an 80% your CE certificate will be immediatly available.

MedFlight Radio TXA Quiz

We would love to see discussion on Twitter!  If you decide to discuss this interview or TXA please use #MRTXA.

Thank you for your continued support for this podcast and PLEASE keep the feedback coming.  Everyone stay safe!!

Email Addresses

Dr. Howie Mell – hmell1@illinois.edu   Twitter:@drhowiemell

Dr. David Evans – David.Evans@osumc.edu

Capt. Bolte – jbolte@newarkohio.net

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EPISODE 3 – Why Use a Burn Center?

In this episode we were honored to be invited to the Burn Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to discuss general burn care as well as thier Teleburn system.  We also spoke with Veronica Neale with Healthnet regarding thier renewed PPA with Southern Ohio Medical Center in Scioto County.  She also discussed the conference they have coming up on April 5th at Shawnee State University.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Burn Center

Healthnet Aeromedical

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EPISODE 2-MedFlight New Beginnings Part 2

In this episode you will hear the continuation of the interview with CEO and President Rod Crane.  We finished up talking about the inception of MedFlight and then reviewed where we are today.  We discussed the location of our bases, our partnership with MedCare, and some of our philosophies regarding safety.  Finally, we will let you know what to expect in episode 3!

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