Oct 17, 2014 | 27:28White Coat Black Art The Toyota Way Audio
White Coat Black Art The Toyota Way Oct 17, 2014 | 27:28Nearly forty years ago, Toyota adopted an efficiency system they called Toyota Way. Today, people in health care and other industries call it LEAN because it's all about cutting waste. Is it a way for hospitals to better care for patients and save money?
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.
Mar 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.
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.
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.
Nov 28, 2014 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Hospital Vice Audio
White Coat Black Art Hospital Vice Nov 28, 2014 | 27:30This week on White Coat, Black Art: Hospitals are supposed to promote healthy living but do they send a mixed message when it comes to human vice? This week we patrol the hospital with health care workers on the vice beat.