The Accad and Koka Report

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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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05. Saurabh Jha: Normal is Fuzzy

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05/06/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Saurabh Jha discusses the philosophical question of “what is normal.”
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04. The Alfie Evans Case: Lessons for Doctors

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04/28/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss the chilling case of Alfie Evans.
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03. Should Doctors Protect their Turf?

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04/24/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss a “white paper” calling for some deregulation of the apparatus that rules the supply of physicians and their scope of work.
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02. Francis and Accad on EBM

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04/21/2018Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad have a fun chat with Professor Darrel Francis on evidence-based medicine (EBM).
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