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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.

Mar 30, 2019

 
This week's episode is a longer interview I did as a guest on the Gray Matters Radio Podcast with Mike DeVine. Mike is a counselor who hosts a show where he tries to find common ground on a variety of problems facing our country. He had me appear in February as part of his series exploring the US health care system...


Mar 19, 2019

 
Only in medicine is discussing prices before providing care a revolutionary concept. Prices serve as an important signal to both providers and patients as to the relative scarcity of care. Whether that is time with a physician, time in the operating room, the cost of equipment necessary for procedures, or medications...


Mar 12, 2019

 
How would you feel if someone who didn't know, was unfamiliar with your symptoms and story, and had never examined you dictated the way you were treated? Would you be upset if the people making those decisions were not specialists or maybe even had the same training as a physician? Unfortunately, this practice is...


Mar 6, 2019

 
If there were a conventional treatment for a disease in a traditional medical practice that worked only 10% of the time or less - would anyone feel comfortable claiming it was a fantastic cure? I suspect not, yet those abysmal successful treatment numbers are present in some areas of the mental health arena when it...