Focus onHealth TV Episode Highlights Religion, Culture and Healthcare

Focus onHealth's episode about religion, culture and healthcare.
Focus onHealth's episode about religion, culture and healthcare.

GREAT NECK, NY -- This week’s Focus onHealth, which will air Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on WLNY-TV, will feature stories about the intersection of health care, religion and culture. While clinicians can take important steps to heal patients physically, their mental, emotional and spiritual well-being are also key to keeping people well and whole.

The North Shore-LIJ employees featured in this episode include: Sven Gierlinger, Chief Experience Office, North Shore-LIJ Health System; Jon Overvold, Director, Chaplaincy Services, North Shore-LIJ Health SystemRabbi Daniel Coleman, Chaplain, North Shore University Hospital; Sadia Ahmed, Clinical Pastoral Education Resident; Daniel Kennelly, Chaplain,LIJ Medical Center; George Teachey, Chaplain, LIJ Medical Center; Abraham Axelrud, Chaplain, LIJ Medical Center; Bernadette Amitrano, Nurse Manager, MICU, LIJ Medical Center; Dr. Gregory Kapinos, Neurointensivist, North Shore University Hospital; and Rev. Jongmi Bae, Manager, Chaplaincy Education, North Shore-LIJ Health System.

Focus onHealth is carried by most cable and satellite TV providers in the New York area.  WLNY-TV can be accessed on:

  • Cablevision channel 10 (standard definition-SD) in New York and New Jersey, channel 15 (SD) in Connecticut and high-definition (HD) channel 710
  • Time Warner channel 55 (SD), HD channel 755 in the five boroughs, HD channel 755 in the Hudson Valley and HD channel 753 in New Jersey
  • Verizon FiOS channel 10 (SD) and HD channel 510
  • RCN channel 14 (SD)
  • Comcast channel 10 (SD) and HD channel 810
  • DIRECTV channel 55 (SD) and HD channel 55
  • Dish Network channel 55 (SD)

Non-cable subscribers can also access WLNY over the air on channel 55.

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