Print    Email
Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+)

Discover Remarkable Television Series

This Emmy Award-winning series hosted by health reporter Lila Lazarus features real stories of the patients, medical and support teams of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System whose lives intersect for a brief moment in time to achieve remarkable outcomes. Follow patients as they journey from diagnosis to treatment and recovery; and meet the teams who make it all happen. To view other featured videos, click here. If you want to know if robotic surgery is right for you, call 1-855-SJ-ROBOT (757-6268).

Discover Remarkable: Special Report - Health Care Reform 101

Original air date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 8 p.m.
In this 30 minute segment, Lila Lazarus gathers questions from metro Detroiters, and then sits down with experts from CHE Trinity Health, the Michigan Department of Community Health and more for answers. Learn more about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

  ACA promo
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - Urogynecology for Incontinence and Pelvic Prolapse

Original air date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Thousands of women battle embarrassing incontinence every day - an issue no one has to live with. Join us as we showcase the stories of two active, local patients who are laughing and living again thanks to robotic surgeon Dr. Paul Makela, and the expert surgery team at St. Mary Mercy Hospital Livonia. Learn more about Dr. Makela's Michigan Gynecology and Urogynecology practice.

  Dr. Makela TV promo
     

Discover Remarkable: Special Report -
Inside the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Original air date: Sunday, November 25, 2012
The national fungal meningitis outbreak has hit close to home for the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System community. Follow health system doctors, hospital leaders, staff and patients as they battle the outbreak, and learn how they piece together this major health crisis as it unfolds - just in time to care for hundreds of patients. Learn more about the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak.

  Fungal Meningitis Special Report TV promo
Emmy Award-Winner
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - Sleep Apnea

Original air date: September 12, 2012
Follow the stories of Anna and Jim, two patients living with severe sleep apnea, their treatments and their remarkable recovery thanks to robotic surgeon, Dr. Paul Hoff and the team at St. Joe's. Listen in as they share their stories of sleepless nights, embarrassing snoring and their spouses fears as they listened to them gasp for air. Go behind the scenes with Dr. Hoff as surgeon, cyclist, loving father and husband - and see how he's helping patients dream again. Learn more about obstructive sleep apnea.

  Dr. Hoff TV promo
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - Colorectal Surgery

Original air date: April 24, 2012
Follow the stories of William and Judy, two patients living with debilitating colorectal illnesses, their treatments and their remarkable recovery thanks to robotic surgeon, Dr. Robert Cleary and the team at St. Joe's. Listen in as they share their journeys with diverticulitis and colorectal cancer; and get behind the scenes with Dr. Cleary, as a leading-edge surgeon in the hospital, and a loving husband, father and avid baseball fan at home. Learn more about colon and rectal surgery.

 
Emmy Nominated
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - Lung Cancer

Original air date: March 6, 2012
Follow the heartwarming stories of two lung cancer patients - 18-year-old Kim and 82-year-old John - as they journey from diagnosis to treatment and life after cancer. Watch as Kim and John discover new hope with the support of Nurse Navigator Lara Blair, the specialists at St. Joseph Mercy Cancer Care Specialty Center and the leading edge technology of CyberKnife.

 
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - Bariatric Surgery

Original air date: January 18, 2012
Follow the stories of three patients as they transform their bodies and their lives with the help of the award-winning team at Michigan Bariatric Institute. Watch a local mom as she undergoes bariatric surgery to loose nearly 100 lbs. in five months; and see the dramatic, life changing results of a couple one year after their bariatric surgeries. View Kelly's Video Diaries of her weight loss from beginning to end.

 
Emmy Nominated
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - The Baby Doctor

Original air date: September 14, 2011
Follow Luz and Kerri as Dr. Raj Deenadayalu uses a robot help them overcome female medical concerns. Join us as we showcase their lives, the struggles they've endured and their happy endings, thanks to the remarkable team at St. Joe's.

 
Emmy Nominated
     

Discover Remarkable: At the Heart of Medicine - Robotic Heart Surgery

Original air date: March 30, 2011
Follow Joseph and John as they undergo robotic surgery for single heart bypass through a few small incisions instead of the traditional open heart surgery. Get to know their surgeon Dr. Manak Sood up close and personal as we follow his journey as a doctor, husband and father.

 
Emmy Nominated
A Member of Trinity Health