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Feb 15, 2024

As part of our community health partnership with Valley Health, we talked today with Mike Wade, chair of Valley Health's Community Wellness Festival to learn details for the event happening on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Apple Blossom Mall from 10am - 5pm. It is an annual event that has been going on for 30 years...


Jan 18, 2024

As part of our community health partnership with Valley Health, we talked today with Dr. Charbel Fawaz, a board-certified general neurosurgeon with Valley Health Virginia Brain & Spine. He has expertise in minimally invasive and complex multi-level spine surgery.

We discussed the benefits of robotic-guided surgeries...


Dec 21, 2023

As part of our community health partnership with Valley Health, we talked today with Dr. Jeff Feit, Chief Population Health Officer / Chief Medical Information Officer for Valley Health along with Anna Kemp, a Marketing Manager for Valley Health.

Dr. Feit and Anna discussed their recent implementation of Epic, a...


Nov 16, 2023

As part of our community health partnership with Valley Health, we talked today with Jason Craig, Director of Community Health for Valley Health. Our conversation was live on the Camping for Hunger bus.

Jason explained what Community Health looks like and talked about the social determinants from housing and food...


Oct 19, 2023

As part of our community health partnership with Valley Health, we talked with Dr. Jim VanKirk, a board-certified palliative care specialist and Medical Director of Valley Health's palliative care program. Dr. VanKirk explained the role of palliative medicine, which is to work with patients with serious...