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The Paradocs Podcast with Eric Larson

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.

Nov 25, 2020

 

It's been a while since we have discussed medical liability on the show but malpractice is a large and expensive part of what doctors have to face in today's medical landscape. Physicians are often under attack not just from frivolous lawsuits but also attacks from disgruntled patients online or office disputes. It...


Nov 12, 2020

 

Direct primary care (DPC) is a movement that is growing quickly in the United States. Patients and physicians are looking to bypass the traditional box store medical practice and deal directly with one another. The DPC relationship is personal, small, and simple without middle men (or hospital systems). Instead of...


Nov 6, 2020

 
The Story

In late Summer of 2019 my wife and I had to make a difficult choice - to buy traditional health insurance or go without. We are both physicians so it is sort of expected that we have traditional health insurance for us and our family. In fact, it is quite funny to see the shock on someone's face when I...


Oct 29, 2020

 

Since 2010, the number of nurse practitioners in the United States has grown from 109,000 to 290,000. This explosion in growth is quickly transforming the health care landscape in the United States. But is it improving overall health? Is it providing more care for patients? Is it allowing for improved access? Is...


Oct 23, 2020

 

The last few years have seen a resurgence in the use of fasting. Fasting is an ancient practice tied to religions and culture. In many ways, how and when we eat developed based on the availability of food. And that food was usually scarce so fasting was common until only recently in human history.

My guest is Dr....