HEALTHeLINK Medical Minutes

The HEALTHeLINK Medical Minute airs Wednesdays during the 10pm newscast on WUTV Fox 29. Throughout the year, various local healthcare leaders provide education about HEALTHeLINK as well as highlight the value and benefits of clinical information exchange here in Western New York. HEALTHeLINK Medical Minutes can be viewed here and also at


Daniel Porreca – HEALTHeLINK Executive Director


Dr. David Scamurra – HEALTHeLINK Board Chair


Dr. Thomas Schenk – BlueCross BlueShield of WNY


Dr. Richard Vienne – Univera Healthcare


Dr. Peter Winkelstein – Kaleida Health


Dr. Anthony Billittier – ECMC & Millennium Collaborative Care


Dr. Gale Burstein – Commissioner, Erie County Department of Health


Dr. Thomas Foels – Independent Health


Dr. Richard Elman – Catholic Health System


Dr. Everett Weiss – Roswell Park Cancer Institute




Dr. Raghu Ram – Landmark Health


Cost of Care


Quality of Care


Dr. Anna Chen – Windsong Radiology


HEALTHeLINK Experience


Dr. Laszlo Mechtler – Dent Neurological Institute


Dr. Terry Daniels – Daniels Family Chiropractic


Year end message from Dan Porreca


Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz – Tonawanda Pediatrics


HEALTHeLINK Parental Care


HEALTHeLINK Multiple Conditions


Anna Bojarczuk-Foy, LNHA, MBA – Elderwood Administrative Services, LLC


HEALTHeLINK Emergency Room


HEALTHeLINK Patient and Child


Kevin Burns, COO – Buffalo MRI


Paula Leszak, Nurse Practitioner – Horizon Health Services

Danielle Ross, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – The Chautauqua Center

Barbara Johnson, Director of Client Services – Elmwood Health Center

Dr. Ajay Chaudhuri, Director, Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of WNY and Professor of Medicine, University at Buffalo


Pastor Kinzer Pointer, Chair, Millennium Collaborative Care Board of Managers


Ann Marie Odrobina, Group Vice President, Wellness, Employee Benefits & HRDirect


Dr. Edward Stehlik, Practicing Internist, Northtowns Medical Group

Esra Mustafa, PharmD, Millennium Collaborative Care