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