The Accad and Koka Report

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MD vs NP: Patient Protection or Turf War?

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03/14/2019Audio/Video
The effort to extend the scope of practice of nurse practitioners and physician assistants worries many doctors, who are concerned that patients are getting short-changed in the process. Are these concerns simply motivated by protectionist interests? Dr. Rebekah Bernard discusses this massive push.
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The Opioid Epidemic: A Solo Physician’s Hopeful Response

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03/07/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Molly Rutherford illustrates what can be accomplished when physicians are free to care for patients privately, without the stigma associated with addiction and rehabilitation clinics.
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Are Doctors Selling Themselves Short?

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03/04/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Arvind Cavale, an entrepreneurial endocrinologist from Pennsylvania, explains how a small private practice can remain nimble, adopt technology, and deliver high quality care efficiently.
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Cardiology Health Policy: The Clinicians Strike Back

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02/28/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Rishi Wadhera on how rigorous science can put healthcare policy under scrutiny and show that the wisdom of the wonks frequently falls short.
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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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