Oct. 23, 2020

Vaccine Misinformation

States have begun to release their vaccine distribution plans, and President Trump and Biden spent the final debate sparring over…

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Oct. 16, 2020

Improving Drug Safety

Drug pricing continues to make the news, so we’re revisiting our conversation with Dr. Janet Woodcock of the FDA about bringing d…

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Oct. 9, 2020

Can You Get Trump’s COVID Care?

President Trump’s apparent quick and successful battle with the COVID-19 virus should set the standard for care that all American…

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Oct. 2, 2020

RBG Spot + Healthcare’s Future

The future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain with a Supreme Court vacancy. Terry and Dr. Bob discuss protections for preexi…

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Sept. 25, 2020

2020: Year of the Patient

Cancer research may yield a potential COVID-19 therapeutic. Dr. Bob interviews Dr. John Rothman of Tyme Technologies about the pr…

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Sept. 18, 2020

The Vaccine Finish Line

The finish line for the vaccine race is just around the corner. Terry and Dr. Bob react to vaccine developments and respond to IC…

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Sept. 11, 2020

What Goes Into Drug Prices

Get an inside look into the drug supply chain and the factors that impact your bill at the pharmacy counter. Dr. Robert Popovian,…

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Sept. 4, 2020

Chronic Disease in the Workplace

In celebration of Labor Day, we look at a business that is empowering the chronic disease community. Kate interviews Keisha Greav…

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Aug. 28, 2020

Finding Cures Faster

The lives of chronic and rare disease patients depend on the progress of medical discoveries. Dr. Gary Michelson explains how inv…

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Aug. 21, 2020

Calculating the Value of Patient Lives

ICER’s pricing models assess the value of a drug and whether your life is worth paying for it. Health economist Dr. Paul Langley …

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Aug. 14, 2020

Adapting to COVID-19 Risks

With a vaccine still months away, Americans with chronic disease are adapting to life with COVID-19. Dr. Paul Offit returns to di…

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Aug. 7, 2020

Accessing Your Health Records

Patients deserve easy access to their medical records. With digital healthcare solutions on the rise, new companies are providing…

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July 31, 2020

Trump Acts to Lower Rx Prices

President Trump’s recent executive orders are a move to lower prescription drug prices for patients. But what changes should pati…

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July 24, 2020

The Push for Better Outcomes

Value-based healthcare models are a way to improve patient outcomes and lower the cost of care. Dr. Bob speaks with former FDA an…

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July 17, 2020

Cures 2.0 + Upcoming Healthcare Policies

Despite interruptions due to COVID-19, Congress continues working to address health disparities, chronic disease, and relief for …

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July 10, 2020

How Personal Tech Changes Outcomes

Can technology improve healthcare, even without the in-person relationship? Telemedicine has seen an explosion of utilization due…

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July 3, 2020

Prescription Price Transparency

At the pharmacy counter, patients are often surprised by mysterious high costs, due to pharmaceutical benefit managers (PBMs). Th…

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June 26, 2020

Inequality in Healthcare

COVID-19 has hit minority populations particularly hard, delivering a wake-up call to healthcare policymakers. How can we change …

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June 19, 2020

Accessible Rare Disease Treatments

Patients with rare diseases may soon have better access to treatments. A second installment to the 21st Century Cures Act is in t…

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June 12, 2020

Safer + Cheaper Drugs

Made in the USA: The return of drug manufacturing to the U.S. could help improve drug safety, cost, and accessibility for patient…

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June 5, 2020

Denied Access to Treatment

A victory for patients in Oklahoma as the state bans a discriminatory healthcare metric. Quality-adjusted-life-years (QALYs) are …

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May 29, 2020

Your Patient Data

Higher quality care at lower prices might be possible. Some companies are harnessing the power of anonymous, patient data to impr…

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May 22, 2020

Exposing Hidden Health Costs

What will this cost? It’s the big question when it comes to healthcare, and it’s often impossible to answer. Health care policy e…

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May 15, 2020

The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

The nation is focused on development of a COVID-19 vaccine. And there’s conflicting information from all sides. For those with ch…

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