Benefis HealthBreak

Benefis HealthBreak features new technologies, procedures, health information, physician interviews and community programs and events provided by Benefis Health System. To learn more about keeping you and your family healthy, tune in to HealthBreak during the KRTV News, Thursdays at 10 p.m., Fridays at 6 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Call 911 at First Sign of Heart Attack

    Aired: 1/7/2016

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Douglas Waldo at Benefis Hospitals talks about the importance of calling 911 at the first sign of a heart attack.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Benefis Emergency Services

    Aired: 12/31/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Director of Emergency Services at Benefis, Kevin Langkiet, talks about Benefis’ Level II Trauma center and what it means to patients.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — da Vinci Robotic Surgery

    Aired: 12/24/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Vic Bonilla, Robotic surgery Coordinator at Benefis, talks about the benefits of the growing da Vinci Robotic Surgical System program, that includes prostatectomies, hysterectomies, as well as single site surgical procedures.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — da Vinci Robotic Urologic Surgery

    Aired: 12/17/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Urologist, Dr. Brian Malloy, discusses how the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System has expanded the field of of laparoscopic surgery in Urology.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — da Vinci Robotic General Surgery

    Aired: 12/10/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Chad Engan, explains how the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System assists physicians in performing a broad spectrum of minimally invasive surgeries.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Hospitalists Program

    Aired: 12/3/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Medical Director, Dr. Jim Yturri, Medical Director of the Benefis Hospitalist Program, explains the role of Hospitalist Physicians at the hospital.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Eastview Long-term Care

    Aired: 11/26/2015

    Benefis HealthBreak — Eastview Long-term Care In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Sue Warren talks about Benefis’ newly renovated Eastview Long Term Care facility.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — What to Look for in an Assisted Living Facility

    Aired: 11/19/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, David Krebs from The Grandview at Benefis discusses how to look for an assisted living facility, like stopping in unannounced.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Palliative Care

    Aired: 11/12/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Patrick Tang talks about the care provided at Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Spirit of Women

    Aired: 11/5/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Lacey Gallagher talks about Benefis Spirit of Women and why every woman in our community should get involved.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — da Vinci Radical Prostatectomy

    Aired: 10/29/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Brian Malloy talks about robotic prostatectomies performed at Benefis Hospitals.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — da Vinci GYN Surgeries

    Aired: 10/22/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Daren Braget discusses the advantages of performing GYN surgeries with the daVinci robot at Benefis Hospitals.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — da Vinci Single-Site Inguinal Hernia

    Aired: 10/15/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Chad Engan talks about inguinal hernias and the reparative single-site robotic technique he pioneered at Benefis Hospitals.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Caregiver Identification

    Aired: 10/8/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Rayn Ginnaty at Benefis Hospitals talks about their care team’s new color-coded uniforms worn to provide better caregiver identification.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

    Aired: 10/1/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Alexander Chung talks about the Carpel Tunnel Release procedure performed at The Benefis Orthopedic Center of Montana to cure carpel tunnel syndrome.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Bronchial Thermoplasty Testimonial

    Aired: 9/24/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Rick Rust talks about the Bronchial Thermoplasty procedure he had at Benefis Hospitals to treat his severe asthma.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Bronchial Thermoplasty

    Aired: 9/17/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Rick Blevins at Benefis Hospitals talks about Bronchial Thermoplasty.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — DOT Physicals

    Aired: 9/10/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr Paul Johnson talks about how the Benefis Orthopedic Center of Montana can help patients get their DOT physical certifications.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — 4th Annual Car Show

    Aired: 9/3/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, we hear from Dick Dohrman about why in September 2014, just two weeks after his wife Adele lost her battle to cancer, he entered her car in the Men and Machines Car Show at Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Reflections and Eastview Memory Care

    Aired: 8/27/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Benefis Senior Care Executive Director, Peter Gray talks about the newly renovated Eastview Memory Care located at Benefis East Campus.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Dementia

    Aired: 8/20/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Benefis Senior Services Director of Nursing, Sue Warren talks about dementia.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Benefis Health System Foundation

    Aired: 8/13/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dan Hollow talks about the Benefis Health System Foundation and the many programs it supports.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — NICU – Neonatal and Perinatal Services

    Aired: 8/6/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at Benefis Hospitals, Caroline McConville talks about the neonatal and perinatal services they offer.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — New Mercy Flight Jet – Neonatal Capabilities

    Aired: 7/30/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Benefis Mercy Flight Program Director, Scott Schandelson talks about how Benefis’ Mercy Flight takes care of moms and their newborns throughout the region.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — New Mercy Flight Jet – Safety and Abilities

    Aired: 7/23/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Chief Flight Nurse and Mercy Flight Program Director, Scott Schandelson talks about the newest addition to Benefis’ air transport fleet, a Cessna C510 Citation Mustang Jet.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Benefis ER/Trauma Center

    Aired: 7/16/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Manager of Emergency Services, Kendra Puckett talks about Benefis’ Level II Trauma Center and the benefits of receiving emergent care at Benefis Hospitals.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Pediatric Primary Care

    Aired: 7/9/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Family Nurse Practitioner, Courtney Crouch talks about why it is important for kids to have a pediatric primary care provider from birth through high school.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Interstitial Cystitis

    Aired: 6/25/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Maggie Coffman at Benefis Bladder & Pelvic Floor Treatment Center talks about Interstitial Cystitis, known as painful bladder syndrome.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Breast Tomosynthesis

    Aired: 6/18/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Leslie Russell talks about 3D breast imaging at Benefis Hospitals.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Benefis Walk-In Care

    Aired: 6/4/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Dr. Brad Nieset talks about Benefis Walk-In Care and explains what Benefis Walk-in Care treats and when people should go.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Pertussis/Whopping Cough

    Aired: 5/28/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Pediatrician, Dr. Deborah Garrity at Benefis Hospitals talks about Whooping Cough.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Fever in Children

    Aired: 5/21/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Family Nurse Practitioner Courtney Crouch talks about fevers in children.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Knee Replacement Testimonial

    Aired: 5/14/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Jim Christiaens, better known as Barber Jim, talks about his total knee replacement performed by Dr. Alexander Chung at the Benefis Orthopedic Center of Montana.

  • Benefis HealthBreak — Skin Cancer Prevention

    Aired: 5/7/2015

    In this episode of Benefis HealthBreak, Drs. Nichole Donester and Bryan Martin talk about skin cancer prevention and the new treatments available at Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute.