The Accad and Koka Report

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15. Lethal Regulation: The 1962 FDA Amendments

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07/15/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Mary Ruwart discusses the unintended consequences of the 1962 amendments to the FDA.
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14. EBM "India-style" with Dr. Anupam Singh

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07/10/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Anupam Singh offers a sound and intelligent perspective on the proper role of clinical trials and clinical judgment in medical care.
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13. A buffet of Blood Pressure Guidelines

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06/30/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad have fun discussing the controversies about blood pressure guidelines with guest Dr. Swapnil Hiremath.
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12. John Mandrola: The Case for "Less-Is-More"

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06/24/2018Audio/Video
What is the best way to curtail unwarranted therapies? Should there be more top down regulations or is it possible that more health care freedom will lead to less utilization?
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11. The Case Against Shared Decision-Making

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06/16/2018Audio/Video
Shared decision-making has become a sacred cow of medical ethics almost overnight. Anish Koka and Michel Accad review the history of this concept and why it is contrary to a sound doctor-patient relationship.
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10. Free-Market Medicine is Unstoppable

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06/09/2018Audio/Video
G. Keith Smith outlines his experience founding the Surgery Center of Oklahoma and makes the case for free markets.
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09. Jade Eggs and Francis Bacon

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06/02/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss a blog post that pushes back against “debunkers” and self-appointed guardians of “science-based medicine.”
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08. The Dangerous Business of Public Reporting

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05/26/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss the effects of public reporting of outcomes on the behavior of physicians, and the real-life consequences of these misguided healthcare policies.
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07. “No tears for you!” Say the Pharmascolds

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05/19/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss a tweet and a paper claiming that pharmaceutical companies don’t even need to produce effective drugs anymore.
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06. “Real ACOs have never been tried!”

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05/12/2018Audio/Video
Mandated “value-based” payment schemes have been a disaster from the get-go, but it seems that central planners never lose hope.
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