The Bob Harrington Show

 
 

The Bob Harrington Show

  • The Complexities Behind High Prescription Prices   Drs Harrington and Kesselheim discuss the varied reasons why prescription drugs are so pricey and whether policies can interrupt this alarming trend.
  • Life After the FDA: Mining Data and Reducing Disparities   Dr Califf talks about his new role at Verily and how data mining and data sharing could reduce disparities in care and improve patient outcomes.
  • Dr Rob Califf on His Short-Lived Tenure as FDA Commissioner   From being critiqued by Bernie Sanders to the controversial Duchenne drug approval decision, Dr Califf recounts his experiences as FDA commissioner.
  • The VA System: An Integrated Healthcare Example for All   The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated healthcare system in the US with a common EHR. Dr Harrington learns the advantages for cardiology practice and research.
  • Making Cardiology Family-Friendly Helps Men and Women   Why are only 13% of cardiologists women? Drs Harrington and Duvernoy discuss results from the recent ACC lifestyle survey and strategies for making cardiology 'a more human place.'
  • Cardiology 2016: The Politics of Medicine   In part 2 of their yearly review of cardiology news, Drs Harrington and Gibson focus on the politics and policy of medical practice --what will happen to the ACA under President Trump?
  • Cardiology 2016: The Practice of Medicine   Another year, another roundup of major cardiology news from Drs Harrington and Gibson. In part 1, they discuss the new studies that will affect clinical practice and those that missed the mark.
  • SPRINT: Why Hasn't The Low BP Goal Been Embraced in Practice?   Drs Harrington and Weiss discuss the controversial SPRINT trial and why some think its methods are not doable in clinical practice.
  • Compensation in Cardiology: A 'Sobering' Issue for Women   Drs Harrington and Douglas discuss pay disparities for women in cardiology and the importance of leveling the playing field.
  • Does Getting Paid Have to Be So Complicated? MACRA, MIPS   Like it or not, new payment models are here. The ever-optimistic Bob Harrington interviews Karen Joynt; both see an opportunity for cardiologists to take the lead in developing good-value care.
  • Digital Health Explained: Making Patient Care Easier   Bob Harrington interviews Sumbul Desai on the latest innovations and challenges in digital health, including reimbursement issues, patient satisfaction, and integration into current workflow.
  • Making Sense of Information Overload   Drs Harrington and Butte discuss the overwhelming amount of data generated in contemporary healthcare and how it can be harnessed to deliver precision medicine.
  • Cardiology 2015: The Year in Review   Drs Harrington and Gibson give their annual review of the highs and lows in medicine with a focus on cardiology.
  • ‘The Science of the Art of Medicine’ Author Interviewed   Dr Harrington interviews Dr John Brush about his exploration of cognitive psychology (behavioral economics) and how it can improve physician decision-making.
  • Seeing Every Patient Encounter as a Research Opportunity   Dr Harrington interviews HEAT-PPCI principal investigator Dr Rod Stables about engaging the hospital community in research and the benefits for all concerned.
  • Bob Wachter, Digital Doctor Author, Interviewed   No Luddite, Dr Wachter thinks digital medicine is a good thing if we can learn from aviation and develop technology that better serves patients and healthcare providers.
  • Don't Fear the Future of Medicine   Dr Robert Harrington interviews Dr Eric Topol about his book, 'The Patient Will See You Now.'
  • Patient-Knows-Best Research Trials   Drs Harrington and Hernandez discuss the limitations of randomized trials and the upcoming ADAPTABLE trial on aspirin dosing developed under the patient-centered-outcomes research initiative from NIH.
  • Big Data: Can Medicine Learn From Amazon and Netflix?   Euan Ashley, self-described geek-turned-cardiologist, discusses how big data can help you practice smarter medicine.
  • ACA Insider Interviewed: Bob Kocher   An architect of the Affordable Care Act on how his review of global health systems led him to the White House.