The Accad and Koka Report

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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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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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