Oct 27, 2014 | 12:37White Coat Black Art Obesity (Mini-podcast) Audio
White Coat Black Art Obesity (Mini-podcast) Oct 27, 2014 | 12:37Obesity rates in Canada have tripled over the past thirty years.
Now an editorial just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal is calling for tough action to deal with obesity. Dr. Brian Goldman explains.
Jul 11, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Boundaries - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art Boundaries - Part 2 Jul 11, 2011 | 27:30This week, part two of a series about the relationship boundaries between health professionals and patients. For those who think boundary violations always involve dating and intimacy you might be surprised to hear about other situations that could be considered "crossing the line."
Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Audio
White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30At retirement homes, a growing number of Canada's seniors receive nursing care from personal support workers who say they're increasingly being asked to perform duties they aren't qualified to do, putting their reputations and your safety at risk.
Nov 24, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art What the Canadian Healthcare System can learn from U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Audio
White Coat Black Art What the Canadian Healthcare System can learn from U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Nov 24, 2012 | 27:30This week, using the hard fought lessons from the aviation industry to make health care safer and avoid medical mistakes. Brian Goldman speaks to Captain Sully Sullenberger, the pilot who safely guided US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency landing in the Hudson River -- saving everyone on board. Sully and others speak about how the principles of aviation safety can be applied the world of medicine.
Dec 30, 2011 | 26:50White Coat Black Art "Hot Spotting" with Dr. Jeffrey Brenner (Extended interview) Audio
White Coat Black Art "Hot Spotting" with Dr. Jeffrey Brenner (Extended interview) Dec 30, 2011 | 26:50This week we told you about "hot spotting": using data to find out who is using the health care system the most, and then targeting care to those spots to help people get healthy, and bring costs to the system down. We looked at a Canadian hot spot in Saskatoon, but we also talked to the U.S. doctor who coined the phrase and who first mined the data. Dr. Jeffrey Brenner spoke to Brian about how he found the hotspots and the kind of disruptive change it takes to cool them down. Click here for our full interview with Dr. Jeffrey Brenner.
Oct 11, 2013 | 27:30White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage (Update) Audio
White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage (Update) Oct 11, 2013 | 27:30An encore of our 2012 season debut, The Drug Shortage, which recently won a media award from the Canadian Medical Association. That's good news. The bad news is the shortage continues. In this encore/update we revisit the issue and talk solutions.