Mission Critical

A Revolution in Public Health



The Mission Critical production team consists of physicians, master certified health education specialists, experienced healthcare producers, cameramen, editors, graphic artists and associate producers that have worked for CNN, PBS, Discovery, and other major news and cable networks.

Our producers utilize the peer reviewed clinical studies along with insight from industry experts to research and develop news stories and case studies. We storyboard our programs and work closely with leading experts in the field to develop the educational programs. This powerful collaborative force enables us to consistently produce trust worthy commercial-free, educational programming that both viewers and networks depend on.

Mission Critical Health is powerful healthcare content dedicated to defining and exploring today’s latest medical advances in all areas of health and wellness. Written with both the medical professional and patient audience in mind, Mission Critical Health educates, enlightens and entertains the lives of our viewers.

Healthcare Knowledge. Mission Critical Health has been producing medical and health educational programming for more than a decade but our total combined experience within this industry is more than 100 years.

Let us deliver your story to the healthcare community in a professional compelling format.


Retention of Healthcare Knowledge. Mission Critical Health is now providing a printed package of materials to complement our educational TV programming. We call this package a "Resource Kit". We will develop an educational Resource Kit for each annual and quarterly natiional campaign. Learn More


Production Crew

healthcare Production

Mission Critical's public health and medical educational programs are designed to improve information sharing within the medical community and it's patients. Mission Critical Health provides medical facilities with a national platform to share patient education, 'Best Practices" and "Best of Breed" technology solutions. Each story focuses on evidence-based education and the tools, technologies, techniques and procedure that are available to support Healthcare professionals in their mission to improve public health, patient safety and provide excellent patient care. These programs area overseen by our healthcare team listed below.

Farzanna Haffizulla MD FACP

Host & Clinical Editor

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Doris Day MD FAAD MA

Dermatology Reporter & Correspondent

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Kelly Diedring Harris

On-camera Talent

Each one of the production team members has played an important role in developing our award winning educational content. You can trust our team to deliver quality work.

David Holden

Senior Producer

Javier Pena

Producer, English/Spanish

Joe Chitwood


Jay Patel

Strategic Partnerships

Kathleen Middleton

MHS, Health Education Specialist

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Pamela King

Resource Kit Project Manager

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Tim Rygh

Director of Photography

Andy Cope

Director of Photography

Paul Waide

Editor / Graphics

Jillian Rugg

Associate Producer

Dian Rygh

Production Manager

Pam Bassett

Voiceover Artist