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The Paradocs Podcast

The Paradocs is a fun and lively discussion with a couple of docs on the practice of medicine. Occasionally serious, usually lighthearted, and accidentally informative. A show for physicians to learn more about what is going on and a great place for them to direct their friends and family to better understand the challenges they face.

Sep 26, 2018

Episode 022: Are Hospitals Really Non-Profits? A Discussion with Dr. Craig Wax

Did you know that most hospitals (or hospital systems) enjoy a non-profit tax status? Despite revenues in the billions of dollars these entities operate within your city or community with a tax exempt status including all the medical...


Sep 19, 2018

Few are aware of the practice of public reporting for health care and on its face, it seems to be an obvious goal for policymakers. However, comparing health care systems, hospitals, or individual physicians is incredibly complex and probably impossible to do in any sort of meaningful way. Traditionally, patients...


Sep 13, 2018

Episode 020: State of MOC Update with Dr. Meg Edison

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) continues to weigh down physicians encouraging early retirement, burnout, and financial strains leading to all sorts of other personal and professional problems. The private specialty boards (ABIM, ABA, ABP, etc) are under the...


Sep 5, 2018

Episode 019: The Big CON. Certificate of Need Laws Are Killing Competition. Dr. Gajendra Singh is taking them on in court.

Certificate of Need (CON) laws are commonplace in the United States and affect every patient and physician who lives in one of the 36 states which have them in place. The laws stipulate that...