Brittany Mathais, PA - Lifestages Centers for Women

Brittany Mathais, PA - Lifestages Centers for Women

Brittany Mathais, PA, discusses how her mom a nurse drove her ambition to medicine, as well as her philosophy of care with her patients and her ability to create a great atmosphere where patients can talk about difficult subjects, to discuss them and to treat them.

Elyse Weber, PA - Lifestages Centers for Women

Elyse Weber, PA - Lifestages Centers for Women

Elyse Weber, PA, provides insight on why she became a PA and it is important to her that her patients have access to care at multiple locations.

CPAP Presentation - EMS Education

CPAP Presentation - EMS Education

CareFlight Air and Mobile Services and the EMS Center of Excellence now offer educational webinars, so you can earn CEs at your own pace whenever it's convenient for you. This webinar is on CPAP.

Dr. B's Moments - Acknowledge

Dr. B's Moments - Acknowledge

Dr. Marc Belcastro discusses ways to create moments with your patients, focusing on acknowledging the patients or the visitors in the room beyond the clinical.

Personal Safety Tips

Personal Safety Tips

You can help yourself be safer at home and when you’re out and about. Join Hometown Health™ host Michele Wilson to learn about situational awareness and home safety tips from Officer Chris Pawelski of the Dayton Police Department. See how to deter an attacker with a demonstration from Maggie Strehle and Officer Ron Strehle of the Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association.

Dr. B's Moments - The Introduction

Dr. B's Moments - The Introduction

Dr. Marc Belcastro discusses ways to create moments with your patients, focusing on courtesy and respect, especially as it pertains to the introduction.

Jessica's Story: Thriving After a Vicious Attack

Jessica's Story: Thriving After a Vicious Attack

Jessica thought she would not survive after her husband choked and stabbed her, then tried to hit her with his car. With sheriffs protecting the helipad, Jessica came by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital, where the trauma team immediately tended to her serious, large neck wound. Today, Jessica is back to work, enjoying her happiness and freedom.

Angela's Story: 'I'm Still Me'

Angela's Story: 'I'm Still Me'

After a serious car crash, Angela arrived at Miami Valley Hospital via CareFlight because she was seriously burned, along with having spinal fractures. Despite an amputation and other surgeries, she’s on the path to regaining her independence so she can become a hospital case worker and her grandson’s “best buddy.”

Dr. B's Moments - Video #1

Dr. B's Moments - Video #1

Dr. Marc Belcastro discusses enhancing the patient experience by focusing on building relationships between the physician and patient.

Shane's Story: Determined to Walk Again

Shane's Story: Determined to Walk Again

When Shane, a Coldwater High School football player, was hit after catching a pass, he couldn’t get up. Flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital, Shane learned he had a spinal cord injury and a 20 percent chance of walking again. Through sheer grit — and with strong support — Shane is making great progress toward his goal of walking on his own.

Mike's Story: Racing Once Again

Mike's Story: Racing Once Again

What seemed to be routine broken ribs from a racing accident ended up causing severe pulmonary problems for Mike, a veteran dirt-bike rider. When he awoke at 3 a.m. and couldn’t breathe, walk, or talk, he went by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital for rib plating surgery. Today, Mike’s back to racing, mountain biking, and working out.

Chris' Story: 'We Are So Blessed'

Chris' Story: 'We Are So Blessed'

Chris’s family didn’t know if he would live to meet his soon-to-be-born child after a horrific car crash left him with a serious head injury and spinal and other fractures. After surgeries and intensive rehabilitation at Miami Valley Hospital, though, he’s home and relearning how to live. His family says, “We are so blessed.”