Richard Vienne DO

Telemedicine Phone App Essential for Family Vacations

A “must have” addition to your packing list for this summer’s family trip won’t take up any suitcase space. It’s an app for your smart phone that gives you access to a board certified telemedicine physician from wherever you happen to be sightseeing. “The ideal situation for getting medical care is when a patient sees his or her own doctor in person,” said Richard Vienne, D.O., Univera Healthcare ... »

WNY Women Ignoring Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Troubling stats on upstate NY women who ignore breast cancer screening guidelines All women ages 50 to 74 should be screened for breast cancer every two years according to the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, but nearly one in five upstate New York women ignores that recommendation according to a new report from Univera Healthcare. Click on the Image Below to Enlarge “The evidence is clear t... »

Are You Caring for Someone That is Seriously Ill? They May Benefit From a New Approach to Palliative Care

Recently Univera Healthcare and the hospice organizations that serve Western New York’s eight counties announced a two-year palliative care pilot program to improve the quality of life for patients who have serious chronic illnesses. The goal is to get patients referred to palliative care sooner than they typically are, to provide that care in a setting they most prefer‒their own home, and t... »