Premier Pulse

Volume 6, Issue 5 – May 2019 

We Can Be a “Band of Brothers and Sisters”

Belcastro_350x350By Marc Belcastro, DO, chief medical officer, Premier Health Southern Region

Recently, while rounding at Miami Valley Hospital South with a hospitalist, I met a man named Jim Martin. His military name is “Pee Wee” Martin. He is a 98-year-old veteran of World War II and the last survivor of the original Band of Brothers. Read more.

Service Line Update: Sports Medicine Connections Program

Blake_HS_350x350By Gary Blake, vice president, service line integration, orthopedics and sports medicine

Earlier this year, Premier Health’s orthopedic service line initiated the Sports Medicine Connections Program. This program has four distinct services that are important in meeting the community’s needs. The services include school partnerships, YMCA/recreation center partnerships, Healthy Heroes, and sports performance partnerships. Read more.

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Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Matthew Reeves

Vice President, Marketing and Communications: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Sarah Zoellick