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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.

Oct 21, 2018

The last two months have been the most painful of my life. On August 15, 2018, I lost my 14 year old son Andy Larson in a car accident. I was driving slowly in the exit lane with my wife and two sons to the local minor league baseball team's game in our van when we were struck from behind by a sedan traveling at a high...


Oct 10, 2018

Sometimes, the best way to understand your present is to view it through the lens of the past. HMOs (Health Maintenance Organizations) were a product of the 70's and exploded onto the scene in the early 80s. The epicenter with the HMOs was Minneapolis, MN which is where our guest, Dr. Richard Reece happened to...


Oct 3, 2018

HIPAA (or the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act) passed in 1996 and has been touted by legislators, physicians, patients, and health industry leaders as a law that protects patient medical data privacy. It turns out, as with the names of many laws that pass in Congress, the act does the exact...