Lenore Janecek, Host and Founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, interviews Tiffany Bosley, Nonprofit Services Manager, Chicago Access Network Television on how she saved her own life after viewing important information on the SAVE THE PATIENT health program and how putting this knowledge into action can be life saving for viewers, too. Her personal story of courage and health empowerment is a lesson for us all.
TV Host Lenore Janecek and Karen Curtiss, author of "Safe and Sound in the Hospital" and founder of CampaignZero discuss what you can do to protect yourself and your family from needlessly killed, or maimed in the hospital. It teaches you to be prepared, not scared. Real stories illustrate how you can become empowered to speak up. One out of three people suffer a medical error leading to death or injury. This show educates and enlightens you as to how you can become an informed consumer and wh...
Host Lenore Janecek, president and Founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, and Dr. Renee M. Poole, MD discusses teen health..the importance of vaccines, physical health, violence and injury prevention, safety, risk reduction, impact of lifestyle choices such as drugs, alcohol, and sexual behaviors. Dr. Poole discusses the importance of communication and trust between doctor and patient, and the need to talk about social and academic factors impacting the teen's health.
Lenore Janecek, Founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, and nationally-known health expert, hosts Karen Curtiss, Founder of CampaignZero on her TV show, "Community Health" to discuss common, preventible hospital hazards. Curtiss shares easy-to-use checklists and key tips anyone can follow to better assure a safe hospital stay.
Host Lenore Janecek, President of SAVE THE PATIENT, and Dr. Renee Poole, MD share insights into the scope of the new school physical exams, the need for medical information parents should bring to exams, screening for social and emotion issues and adolescent sexual activity/responsibility and preventative health. Dr. Poole also discusses the role of the family physician.
Host Lenore Janecek, president and founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, and Andrea Lietz, MSW, LCSW, ACSW-an oncology social worker at Northwestern Memorial Hospital-will discuss how patients can connect and work with in-patient advocates-ranging from emotional support to community resource referrals, navigating medical options, understanding procedures inside the hospital and planning for care after discharge. These free patient resources are discussed during the 25 minute call-in show.
One out of three women suffers from bladder issues according to guest urogynecologist Sylvia Botros, MD, MSCI. Yet patients frequently hesitate to seek medical relief and prevention information and end up needlessly suffering with a curable urinary health or gynecological health problems. ;Host Lenore Janecek, president and Founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, and Dr. Botros, practicing urogynecologist at Northshore University HealthSystems and clinical professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology discussed...
Celebrating its fifth year on CAN-TV, SAVE THE PATIENT hosted a special community health show to reinforce the importance of positive, proactive and "preventative" interactions between patients and their health care providers.Host ;Lenore Janecek, president and founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, shared the importance of being your own health care advocate as a means of protecting yourself and your loved ones from unnecessary medical errors.
With infections contracted in hospitals rising at alarmingly high rates, patients cannot simply rely on hospital hygiene practices and protocols to protect themselves. Patients need to proactively interact with health care staff to ensure their own safety. Being armed with questions to ask and specific hygiene practices to demand can help prevent patients from becoming victims of hospital-acquired illnesses.www.savethepatient.org Host Lenore Janecek, president and founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, ...
Peggy A. Montes, President and Founder of Bronzeville Children's Museum, and TV Host Lenore Janecek discuss the importance of involving children in creating healthy lifestyles of their own. ;The program highlights a new educational program being launched by the museum that teaches and inspires kids of all ages to make healthy choices.