The Accad and Koka Report

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James Heathers: Why Science Needs Data Thugs

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02/22/2019Audio/Video
James Heathers and his fellow data vigilantes captured the limelight after exposing problems in the work of a world-famous nutrition researcher, which led to the retraction of five papers.
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Cost Sharing: Paying for Healthcare in an Ethical and Sustainable Way

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02/18/2019Audio/Video
Can we ever go back to a time when communities took care of the medical needs of their members without the intervention of governments and without the corrupting influence of health insurance? Accad and Koka interview Dale Bellis, founder of Liberty Healthshare.
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A Voice for Freedom in Medicine

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02/15/2019Audio/Video
Who should represent physicians when doctors may hold very divergent views on matters of politics, economics, ethics, and even science? Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Jane Orient.
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62. Radiology Makeover, with Saurabh Jha

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02/12/2019Audio/Video
Radiology holds a special place in the medical ecosystem. Michel Accad and Anish Koka discuss what its future holds with Dr. Saurabh Jha, Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.
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61. The Ups and Downs of Drug Prices: An Economist’s View

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02/05/2019Audio/Video
Drug pricing seems to be an irrational and incomprehensible aspect of our economy. Healthcare economist Amitabh Chandra offers some clarity on the matter.
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60. Three Cardios Talk Keto

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01/31/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Ethan Weiss, an accomplished clinician-scientist, discusses what led him from the lab bench to an interest in dietary interventions.
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59. When Opinion Becomes Crime: Doctors and Medical Fraud

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01/28/2019Audio/Video
Defense attorneys Kyle Clark and Andrew George shed light on the legal procedures, tactics, and tricks that can send physicians to federal prison.
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58. The Rise and Fall of the American Medical School

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01/22/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Milton Packer traces the history of the American medical school from its humble beginnings to its present day turmoils.
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57. Neither Fisher nor Bayes: The Limits of Statistical Inference

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01/18/2019Audio/Video
Billions of healthcare dollars hinge on theories from a field of human inquiry that combines the precision of mathematics with the accuracy of astrology. Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Michael Acree, a data scientist and a teacher of statistical science.
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56. Conflicts of Interest in Health Policy: A Different Ball of Wax?

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01/14/2019Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad reveal some uncomfortable truths about conflicts of interest in healthcare.
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