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Can We Talk?

This week, a look at the nuances of language used by health care workers when they talk with patients, and each other.

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White Coat Black Art - Respect in the Hospital workplaceOct 8, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Respect in the Hospital workplace Audio
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White Coat Black Art - Delivering Bad News (2008 Encore)Oct 12, 2011 | 6:06White Coat Black Art Delivering Bad News (2008 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Delivering Bad News (2008 Encore) Oct 12, 2011 | 6:06Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with Dr. Robert Buckman about delivering bad news to patients.
White Coat Black Art - "The Emperor of All Maladies" with author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee (Extended interview)Oct 14, 2011 | 28:28White Coat Black Art "The Emperor of All Maladies" with author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee (Extended interview) Audio
White Coat Black Art "The Emperor of All Maladies" with author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee (Extended interview) Oct 14, 2011 | 28:28Dr. Brian Goldman's extended conversation with Siddhartha Mukherjee, physician and author of "The Emperor of All Maladies: A biography of Cancer."
White Coat Black Art - Can We Talk?Oct 15, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Can We Talk? Audio
White Coat Black Art Can We Talk? Oct 15, 2011 | 27:30This week, a look at the nuances of language used by health care workers when they talk with patients, and each other.
White Coat Black Art - Breaking Up (March 2011 Encore)Oct 21, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Breaking Up (March 2011 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Breaking Up (March 2011 Encore) Oct 21, 2011 | 27:30All relationships have their ups and downs, and the doctor-patient relationship is no different. This week hear why patients leave their doctors, and how doctors react when patients give them the pink slip.
White Coat Black Art - Doctors Marketing ThemselvesNov 5, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Doctors Marketing Themselves Audio
White Coat Black Art Doctors Marketing Themselves Nov 5, 2011 | 27:30Host Dr. Brian Goldman looks at how doctors have to market their services. Three stories about the art of patient persuasion.
White Coat Black Art - Unsung HeroesNov 13, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unsung Heroes Audio
White Coat Black Art Unsung Heroes Nov 13, 2011 | 27:30When it comes to what goes right in modern medicine, doctors and nurses usually get much of the credit. This week we look at some of the "unsung heroes" of health care.
Sunday Edition - November 20, 2011 - Hour 2Nov 20, 2011 | 53:59Sunday Edition November 20, 2011 - Hour 2 Audio
Sunday Edition November 20, 2011 - Hour 2 Nov 20, 2011 | 53:59Faith, Hope and Charities: How Your Cancer Donations are Spent
White Coat Black Art - Unpaid CaregiversNov 19, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unpaid Caregivers Audio
White Coat Black Art Unpaid Caregivers Nov 19, 2011 | 27:30Alongside many aging seniors is a partner, a middle-aged child, a friend or even a neighbor -- taking them to appointments, advocating for them and sometimes providing personal care. This week, we look at these unpaid caregivers.
White Coat Black Art - Diseases That Get No Respect (May 2011 Encore)Nov 26, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Diseases That Get No Respect (May 2011 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Diseases That Get No Respect (May 2011 Encore) Nov 26, 2011 | 27:30This week: diseases that get no respect. People who suffer with conditions like chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia have lots of symptoms, so why do many of those patients feel that their doctors fail to recognize they have a disease? We'll also share your response to our recent show about hospital parking.
White Coat Black Art - Generation Rx (Town hall)Dec 3, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Generation Rx (Town hall) Audio
White Coat Black Art Generation Rx (Town hall) Dec 3, 2011 | 27:30Prescription narcotics like OxyContin relieve pain but come with significant risk of addiction. Listen to our public town hall from Brockville, Ontario: "Generation Rx: The Use and Abuse of Prescription Pain Medication".
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White Coat Black Art - Impact of Crowded ERs and Long WaitsDec 17, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Impact of Crowded ERs and Long Waits Audio
White Coat Black Art Impact of Crowded ERs and Long Waits Dec 17, 2011 | 27:30On the show, the impact of crowded ERs and long waits. Host Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with another ER physician about why it's always worrisome when patients get tired of waiting and leave the ER without being seen.
White Coat Black Art - Inspired to HealDec 24, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Inspired to Heal Audio
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White Coat Black Art - Generation Rx - Part 1Dec 27, 2011 | 24:00White Coat Black Art Generation Rx - Part 1 Audio
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