Discussing Healthcare

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Episódios

  • 026 Discussing Healthcare: Why are physicians frustrated? (Physician rant part 2)

    026 Discussing Healthcare: Why are physicians frustrated? (Physician rant part 2)

    07/05/2014 Duração: 40min

    In the News Capital punishment: In Oklahoma last week a prisoner was put to death by way of lethal injection. Unfortunately, there was error in the process and the prisoner didn’t die until 43 minutes after the injection. Since then there has been debate about lethal injection and capital punishment. There should be debate about […]

  • 025 Discussing Healthcare: A Physician Rant

    025 Discussing Healthcare: A Physician Rant

    29/04/2014 Duração: 40min

    In the News NBC News reported about an outbreak of gastroenteritis (vomiting and diarrhea) at a conference about food safety.  It is ironic that a food related illness infected a large number of people at a food safety conference.  However, food related illnesses are common and have affected most of us at least once in […]

  • 024 Discussing Healthcare: Kevin Pho, MD (KevinMD.com) talks about social media and online physician reviews

    024 Discussing Healthcare: Kevin Pho, MD (KevinMD.com) talks about social media and online physician reviews

    21/04/2014 Duração: 45min

    Kevin Pho, MD operates one of the most respected blogs on the web, KevinMD.com. He is a practicing internal medicine physician who is an expert in social media and physician online reputation. Dr. Pho has dedicated himself to advancing the practice of medicine by utilizing the technologies that most of us use everyday…computers and the […]

  • 023 Discussing Healthcare: Mass murders and psychiatric illness

    023 Discussing Healthcare: Mass murders and psychiatric illness

    15/04/2014 Duração: 39min

    David Dastrup is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor.  He has cared for patients in many settings, including: clinics, emergency departments, and hospitals.  David has worked independently and with psychiatrists.  He has great insight into the state of psychiatric care in our country. Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, […]

  • 022 Discussing Healthcare: A Look at Psychiatric Care in the U.S.

    022 Discussing Healthcare: A Look at Psychiatric Care in the U.S.

    08/04/2014 Duração: 38min

    David Dastrup is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor.  He has cared for patients in many settings, including: clinics, emergency departments, and hospitals.  David has worked independently and with psychiatrists.  He has great insight into the state of psychiatric care in our country. Psychiatric illness is very prevalent […]

  • 021 Discussing Healthcare: Understanding Nursing

    021 Discussing Healthcare: Understanding Nursing

    31/03/2014 Duração: 41min

    Gloria Lewis, EdD, MSN, MHA, RN, CCM currently works as a per diem palliative care nurse at the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California.  She is also a faculty member at the University of Phoenix where she teaches in the nursing and health science program.  Gloria earned her RN (registered nurse) degree in […]

  • 020 Discussing Healthcare: A look at end of life care

    020 Discussing Healthcare: A look at end of life care

    25/03/2014 Duração: 35min

    Gloria Lewis, EdD, MSN, MHA, RN, CCM currently works as a per diem palliative care nurse at the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California.  She is also a faculty member at the University of Phoenix where she teaches in the nursing and health science program.  Gloria earned her RN (registered nurse) degree in […]

  • 019 Discussing Healthcare: Oxygen and Altitude, Statins, PA Slander, and Frustrated Patients

    019 Discussing Healthcare: Oxygen and Altitude, Statins, PA Slander, and Frustrated Patients

    18/03/2014 Duração: 48min

    Flight MH370: Did altitude and cabin pressure play a role in the missing aircraft? The mystery of flight MH370 continues.  First, it is a tragedy that 239 people are missing and their families are left wondering what happened without closure.  My heart goes out to the victims and their families.  But, where is the airplane […]

  • 018 Discussing Healthcare: Breast Cancer, a patient’s perspective

    018 Discussing Healthcare: Breast Cancer, a patient’s perspective

    10/03/2014 Duração: 46min

    Shannon Berliner is a mother and wife.  Unfortunately, she is also a breast cancer patient. She was diagnosed with breast cancer over this past holiday season and is now undergoing treatment.  In this episode of the Discussing Healthcare podcast she shares her experiences related to her breast cancer. Shannon is one of over 230,000 women […]

  • 017 Discussing Healthcare: Why are physicians changing to concierge medicine? (part 2 of 2)

    017 Discussing Healthcare: Why are physicians changing to concierge medicine? (part 2 of 2)

    04/03/2014 Duração: 32min

    The New York Times published an article titled “New Law’s Demands on Doctors Have Many Seeking a Network.” The article is about 2 primary care physicians and their choice to practice in 2 different environments.  One physician chose to join a hospital network and is now an employee.  His job is less stressful, although he […]