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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.

Dec 11, 2018

 
Direct Primary Care (DPC) is starting to gain some steam and popularity with established physicians, residents, and medical students. Patients are also beginning to learn about this alternative to traditional insurance based care. Instead of copays, deductibles, and limited visits and times with the physicians - DPC...


Dec 5, 2018

 
Physician suicide is an epidemic. How else do you describe 400 physicians per year ending their own lives which is over twice the national average? Why do so many doctors feel that the only escape from their pain is suicide? How do we end this epidemic and begin to heal the healers?
 
Dr. Pamela Wible is a family...


Nov 21, 2018

 
We can all agree - outside of a few overpaid pharma CEOs - that the American Health Care system is too expensive. In fact, one could argue that the system of delivering health care in America is designed to cost the most possible without any parts that can check its growth. If you were to try and design a more costly...


Nov 14, 2018

 
Who is that man or woman in the white coat? What is he/she thinking as you are being examined or operated on? Is that physician burned out? Suicidal? Feeling optimistic about his/her profession? The future? There is a lot going on between the ears of that physician that isn't devoted to healing people.  Today, I take...


Nov 8, 2018

 
The opioid crisis has been in the news for a few years now and those to blame for it are many. Is it pharmaceutical companies who made easy to prescribe formulations of powerful pain killers? Is it physicians for over prescribing pain medicine for simple aches and pains? How about federal guidelines that encouraged...