White Coat Black Art | Sep 24, 2011 | 27:30

Rural Healthcare Shortage

This week, we tackle the shortage of rural physicians in Canada, a precarious balance that can affect the health of the stalwart physicians who stick around, and the patients who depend on them.

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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 - Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen BartholomewSep 17, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen Bartholomew Audio
White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen Bartholomew Sep 17, 2011 | 27:30There's a saying you hear in hospitals: nurses eat their young. Not doctors, paramedics, or physios, just nurses. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with two nurses who say they were bullied by their colleagues, and find out how the experience affected them and their patients. He also speaks with Kathleen Bartholomew, author of "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nurses Eat Their Young and Each Other."
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 - 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.
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.
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 - 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 - Nelson, B.C.'s Dream TeamOct 1, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nelson, B.C.'s Dream Team Audio
White Coat Black Art Nelson, B.C.'s Dream Team Oct 1, 2011 | 27:30Dr. Brian Goldman visits Nelson, B.C. to see how one obstetrician and midwife have earned one another's respect and now work together to help women in labour.
White Coat Black Art - Corridors of Medicine (2010 Encore)Jan 28, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Corridors of Medicine (2010 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Corridors of Medicine (2010 Encore) Jan 28, 2011 | 27:30This week, we air our show from last season looking at the debate started by the Quebec College of Physicians when it called on the province to consider the role euthenasia might play in end of life care. And then we venture to a Montreal ER where they've turned the hallways into defacto wards.
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 - 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 - Good Samaritan Doctors (2010 Encore)Feb 25, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Good Samaritan Doctors (2010 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Good Samaritan Doctors (2010 Encore) Feb 25, 2011 | 27:30We've all heard the call go out: is there a doctor in the house? And we take for granted that if there is one, he or she will spring into action. But is that fair? And what if the doctor doesn't really have the skills to deal with the problem, should they get involved anyhow? A repeat from last season.
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 - Will to Die: Nagui Morcos - Part 1Apr 2, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Will to Die: Nagui Morcos - Part 1 Audio
White Coat Black Art Will to Die: Nagui Morcos - 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.

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