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White Coat Black Art - Healthy SkepticismApr 30, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Healthy Skepticism Audio
White Coat Black Art Healthy Skepticism Apr 30, 2011 | 27:30This week, why it's healthy to be skeptical. We'll give you some reasons why you should take what people in white coats say with a grain of salt.
White Coat Black Art - Impact of High Tech Medicine (2010 Encore) and the 2011 Federal Election on HealthcareApr 23, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Impact of High Tech Medicine (2010 Encore) and the 2011 Federal Election on Healthcare Audio
White Coat Black Art Impact of High Tech Medicine (2010 Encore) and the 2011 Federal Election on Healthcare Apr 23, 2011 | 27:30A rebroadcast of our show from last season about the impact of high tech medicine on the care you receive. We also have your reaction to our show last week on healthcare as the sleeper issue of the 2011 federal election.
White Coat Black Art - Ask the Political Panel (Extended panel)Apr 16, 2011 | 30:55White Coat Black Art Ask the Political Panel (Extended panel) Audio
White Coat Black Art Ask the Political Panel (Extended panel) Apr 16, 2011 | 30:55An extended version of our political panel, answering your questions about health care
White Coat Black Art - Candidates Respond to Healthcare Questions, and the Impact the Federal Election Will HaveApr 16, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Candidates Respond to Healthcare Questions, and the Impact the Federal Election Will Have Audio
White Coat Black Art Candidates Respond to Healthcare Questions, and the Impact the Federal Election Will Have Apr 16, 2011 | 27:30On this week's show, candidates from the Conservative party, Liberal party and the NDP respond to your questions about health care. Host Dr. Brian Goldman also speaks with Dr. Jeff Turnbull, head of the Canadian Medical Association about why this election occurs at a momentous time in the ongoing debate over medicare.
White Coat Black Art - Will to Die - Part 2, and "Overdiagnosis"Apr 9, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Will to Die - Part 2, and "Overdiagnosis" Audio
White Coat Black Art Will to Die - Part 2, and "Overdiagnosis" Apr 9, 2011 | 27:30This week White Coat, Black Art features your emails and calls in response to our last show featuring Nagui Morcos, a man with Huntington's disease, who says he wants to end his own life. And you'll hear a conversation with Dr. Stephen Workman, a bioethicist, about this new territory for physicians, caring for patients who wish to kill themselves. Also on the show, the problem of "overdiagnosis." The author of a new book talks about the downsides of advancements in medical testing that allow for early diagnoses.
White Coat Black Art - Will to Die - Part 1Apr 2, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Will to Die - Part 1 Audio
White Coat Black Art Will to Die - Part 1 Apr 2, 2011 | 27:30This week, an extraordinary conversation with Nagui Morcos, a man with Huntington's. He watched his father die of the same disease and is determined to take his own life while he still has the ability to do it himself. In addition to a feature interview with Nagui, we'll discuss the struggles doctors face with their own ethics and values as they care for a patient who is determined to take his own life.
White Coat Black Art - Realities of Moral Distress in HealthcareMar 26, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of Moral Distress in Healthcare Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of Moral Distress in Healthcare Mar 26, 2011 | 27:30Most of us can say there's at least one task at work we find distasteful or uncomfortable. But what if every day you faced the possibility of moral distress on the job? That's when you believe you know what's the ethical thing to do....but for one reason or another, can't make it happen. It's the reality for health care workers. And a shock for young nurses when they first come into the system.
White Coat Black Art - Older DoctorsMar 19, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Older Doctors Audio
White Coat Black Art Older Doctors Mar 19, 2011 | 27:30You wouldn't drink milk that's past its 'best-before' date. How about seeing a doctor who is well past retirement age? This week we look at the growing number of older doctors who refuse to put down their stethescopes and whether this trend puts patients at risk.
White Coat Black Art - Concierge MedicineMar 12, 2011 | 27:26White Coat Black Art Concierge Medicine Audio
White Coat Black Art Concierge Medicine Mar 12, 2011 | 27:26These days, lots of people want priority access to everything from concerts to banking, and willing to pay for that privilege. Health care is no exception. "Concierge medicine" flourishes in the U.S,, and it exists here too.
White Coat Black Art - Breaking Up (Mar. 2011 Encore)Mar 5, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Breaking Up (Mar. 2011 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Breaking Up (Mar. 2011 Encore) Mar 5, 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 - Listen to MeFeb 11, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Listen to Me Audio
White Coat Black Art Listen to Me Feb 11, 2011 | 27:30This week on the show, patients speak up. Host Dr. Brian Goldman talks with patients about their experiences getting seen AND heard by doctors and hospital staff.
White Coat Black Art - Realities of "No Appointment" HealthcareFeb 4, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of "No Appointment" Healthcare Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of "No Appointment" Healthcare Feb 4, 2011 | 27:30A look at the promises and pitfalls of "no appointment" health care. We drop by a walk-in clinic in Ottawa and find out how doctors there manage to see up to 500 patients a day. You'll also hear from a health policy expert about why he believes walk-in clinics may be giving patients the fast service they want, but not the health care that they need.
White Coat Black Art - Rebuilding Healthcare in NewfoundlandJan 21, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Rebuilding Healthcare in Newfoundland Audio
White Coat Black Art Rebuilding Healthcare in Newfoundland Jan 21, 2011 | 27:30When Vickie Kaminski was hired back in 2009 as CEO of Eastern Health in Newfoundland and Labrador, she had a big mess to clean up. Errors in breast cancer testing led to hundreds of patients not receiving the cancer treatment they should have. And lab errors resulted in patients receiving the wrong dose of some drugs. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with Vickie Kaminski about rebuilding morale among health care workers and trust among Newfoundlanders.
White Coat Black Art - Impact of Medical TourismJan 14, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Impact of Medical Tourism Audio
White Coat Black Art Impact of Medical Tourism Jan 14, 2011 | 27:30Canadians go abroad on holiday for many reasons: a change of scenery, to recharge their batteries, or sometimes for fertility treatments, a replacement hip or a new experimental procedure. This week on the show we look at the impact of medical tourism on patients, and our health care system.
White Coat Black Art - Consequences of PrivacyJan 7, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Consequences of Privacy Audio
White Coat Black Art Consequences of Privacy Jan 7, 2011 | 27:30This week the consequences of privacy. We look at how privacy rules may make it more difficult for doctors to care for you in an emergency. You'll also hear a woman's battle against the health privacy bureaucracy. She tried to find her mother after she was put in a nursing home by her estranged father.

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