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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.

Aug 20, 2019

 
One of the most frequently asked questions I get from people when I describe direct primary care is whether a direct care model would work for specialists in medicine. For instance, I didn't know how to answer because it seems like it would be too hard to have doctors who specialize to charge patients cash without...


Aug 9, 2019

 
Self Care is the term used to describe how patients can take care of themselves and use techniques to improve their health and healing. Utilizing self care is a component of integrative health where traditional medical services are combined with other strategies to help patients recover from illness or deal...


Jul 30, 2019

 
February marks the month designated by the American Heart Association as its "Go Red for Women" campaign to raise awareness of the real risk of heart disease in women. Too often, men are seen as the victims of heart attacks and people forget that women can suffer from heart disease as well. In fact, women die more...


Jul 24, 2019

 
Problems with health insurance is certainly nothing new and my recent experience is not unique. Recently, I received a bill for a test at a 2000% markup over what the company would have accepted had I paid cash! But because I decided to submit the claim to my health insurance company (which denied it) I was sent a...


Jul 19, 2019

 
Zombies aren't real, but sometimes they sure seem like it. Especially when it involves medicine and the law. Health Diagnostics Laboratories (HDL) went into bankruptcy after being discovered it was ripping off patients by overcharging them and providing kickbacks to doctors and health organizations for using their...