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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.

Apr 23, 2019

 
One of the great challenges to those paying for our health care today is determining who is high quality and poor quality, who is truly expensive or inexpensive, and who is doing the right thing. Unfortunately, the payers in medicine are oftentimes not the patients or their families but third parties either in...


Apr 17, 2019

 
Physicians today need to be more than healers. They need to also be leaders for their patients and partner with the patients throughout all aspects of care.  Until we as physicians take an active role in finding solutions to every problem encountered by our patients, we aren't doing our job. This includes being...


Apr 10, 2019

 
How do PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers) pass on savings to themselves and leave patients and insurance companies holding the bill? It's hard to answer that question without first understanding what a PBM is, how they work, and what their role is in the pharmaceutical market. Unfortunately, the PBMs intentionally...