Point of Health Podcasts
About the Podcast Series:
Point of Health is a BlueShield of Northeastern New York free audiocast. This series keeps you updated on key topics and issues in the rapidly changing health care industry.
Each edition will feature an interview with experts on health insurance and health care, covering a variety of perspectives and providing information for listeners.
Choose a podcast below. Click on the title to listen.
May 14, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 8, "Group Workouts – Fitness Fad or Effective?" Miranda Zagorski, health coach for BlueShield's shares health benefits of group exercise and advice for individuals who are interested in trying group workouts.
May 14, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 7, "Prenatal Care: Shaping Healthy Futures," Jackie DeMarco, registered nurse and certified case manager for BlueShield provides some simple steps to having a healthy pregnancy.
May 4, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 6, "Removing Barriers to Care," BlueShield's Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Thomas Schenk shares his unique perspective as a health insurance executive and practicing pediatrician on preauthorization.
April 23, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 5, "Understanding and Overcoming Depression," BlueShield's Behavioral Health Medical Director, Dr. Kristin Ahrens discusses depression and helps individuals understand the common mental health diagnosis.
April 6, 2018
April 2, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 3, "Cyber Security Tips from an Expert," BlueShield's Chief Information Security Officer, Scott Morris explains the importance of data security and shares tips on how individuals can protect their personal information.
March 21, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 2, "Health Starts with your Heart," BlueShield's Disease Management Clinical Specialist, Karen Sendker, RN shares important information about heart disease and simple lifestyle changes that can help individuals maintain optimal heart health, and avoid heart-related problems.
March 14, 2018
In Point of Health Episode 1, " Doubling-Down on Primary Care," Dr. Kirk Panneton, Vice President and Regional Executive, shares his perspective on the importance of primary care and other changes that have taken place in the health care industry over the last few decades.
Check back often for more podcasts.
*Information or advice provided through this program is for informational purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. As with any health, fitness, or diet related issue or program, you should speak with your own doctor regarding any questions or concerns you may have.