Sep 13, 2014 | 27:29White Coat Black Art After the Error - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art After the Error - Part 2 Sep 13, 2014 | 27:29Beth Dalley Ullum tells the story of trying to save her unborn son who had a serious heart defect. She had to break through the medical culture of secrecy to find the best surgeons to perform a very delicate operation.
Sep 17, 2010 | 27:29White Coat Black Art Green Medicine Audio
White Coat Black Art Green Medicine Sep 17, 2010 | 27:29There are three hospitals in the University Health Network in Toronto. Together they produce 21,000 pounds of solid waste EVERY DAY. Not to mention chemical, gas and air pollution - all parts of day-to-day medicine.
This week on White Coat, Black Art, Dr. Brian Goldman tours from operating room to dumpster....finding out just how good a hospital is at the three R's. And also - cutting back a different type of hospital pollution - noise pollution.
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?
Oct 24, 2014 | 27:29White Coat Black Art Makayla's Choice Audio
White Coat Black Art Makayla's Choice Oct 24, 2014 | 27:29This week on White Coat, Black Art: When first nations culture and medical culture collide. And what happens when both claim to act in the best interest of young patients who insist on their right to choose their own treatment.
Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art How the Healthcare System Treats Obesity Audio
White Coat Black Art How the Healthcare System Treats Obesity Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30It's taboo these days to discriminate based on the colour of someone's skin, or where they're from, but there's some people we still make fun of with impunity: fat people. And the insensitivity doesn't stop at the hospital door. This week, how the health system treats obesity. From the surgeons who operate, to the doctors who are fat themselves.
Jan 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.