The Accad and Koka Report

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55. Waste in Healthcare: Is the Narrative Too Simplistic?

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01/09/2019Audio/Video
Michel Accad and Anish Koka discuss the “Less-Is-More” movement with Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum, one of the best medical writers of our generation.
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54. How to Jump Ship and Practice Medicine on Your Own Terms, with Dr. Kathleen Brown

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01/04/2019Audio/Video
Is it possible to operate a medical practice outside of the mainstream "insurance-contracted" healthcare system?
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53. Health vs. Illness: Pat Caslin on Living with Multiple Sclerosis

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12/31/2018Audio/Video
Is our inability to articulate what "health" is precisely the reason for our insanely dysfunctional healthcare systems?
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52. Should Doctors Get Involved in Healthcare Policy? A Med Student’s Perspective

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12/26/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Accad and Dr. Koka discuss the pros and cons of healthcare policy—and of a doctor’s involvement in such policy—with Aamir Hussein, a fourth year medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
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51. The Expert vs. the Algorithm: Gary Klein on Decision-Making in Healthcare

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12/18/2018Audio/Video
Doctors are increasingly asked to follow decision rules, guidelines, and “evidence-based” algorithms. Is that the right approach to take care of patients? Are cognitive errors over-emphasized in healthcare?
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50. Thieves of Virtue: How Bioethics Stole Medicine

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12/13/2018Audio/Video
Are bioethicists too complacent about their grasp of economics? A fascinating discussion with Dr. Tom Koch.
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49. Why Are We Insuring Primary Care? Lee Gross on the DPC Movement

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12/09/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Lee Gross is a pioneer in the most hopeful trend in health care today: the Direct Primary Care movement.
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48. Many Statisticians, Many Answers: The Methodological Factor in the Replication Crisis

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12/05/2018Audio/Video
Can scientists step into the same data pool and obtain the same research results twice?
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47. Drug Dosing: One Size Does Not Fit All

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11/30/2018Audio/Video
Patients come in all sizes and shapes, and with varying tolerance for complications and risk. Is it plausible that a single dosing regimen can optimize treatment for everybody?
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46. Reforming Medical Education: Beyond the Usual Platitudes

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11/27/2018Audio/Video
The reform of medical education is a usually boring conversation that needs its own reform. The discussion we have on this episode does just that.
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