12 episodes

AMA Doc Talk, a series from the American Medical Association, features physicians and other health care leaders who share real-world experiences and findings about the ever-evolving health care landscape. Based on real-world learnings and anecdotes, each episode is centered around a topic related to delivering care to patients. Here, physicians and health care leaders will collect a wealth of practical information they can apply to their daily practice of medicine and to the promise of a healthier nation.

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    • 4.3 • 35 Ratings

AMA Doc Talk, a series from the American Medical Association, features physicians and other health care leaders who share real-world experiences and findings about the ever-evolving health care landscape. Based on real-world learnings and anecdotes, each episode is centered around a topic related to delivering care to patients. Here, physicians and health care leaders will collect a wealth of practical information they can apply to their daily practice of medicine and to the promise of a healthier nation.

    Using digital solutions to improve outcomes

    Using digital solutions to improve outcomes

    Technology has dramatically changed the way we approach health care in our nation at a system level, at a provider level and at a patient level. This episode will explore the positives and negatives of digital health applications and how they’re redefining health care.
    Joining us for this discussion are Drs. Liz Joy and Carolyn Jasik. Dr. Joy is the medical director for community health, health promotion & wellness, and food & nutrition at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City. Dr. Jasik is a board-certified clinical informatics physician with experience in both clinical management of diabetes and creating digital health solutions for health behavior change.
    For more information about the AMA Physician Innovation Network referenced in this episode, visit ama-assn.org/pin.
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    • 20 min
    Closing the BP control gap

    Closing the BP control gap

    More than 100 million adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure, and nearly half of them are not controlled. This episode features two physicians who are leading efforts to help close the BP control gap.
    Dr. Daichi Shimbo is a cardiologist affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Sandeep Kishore is Associate Director of the Arnhold Institute for Global Health. Dr. Shimbo and Dr. Kishore join us on this episode of AMA Doc Talk to offer clinical context, practical strategies and new ways of thinking to address this public health crisis. 
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    • 24 min
    Upstream solutions to prevent diabetes

    Upstream solutions to prevent diabetes

    It’s estimated that 10 percent of the U.S. adult population has diabetes. In addition, one in three has prediabetes, which can progress to type 2 diabetes. In this episode, we’ll discuss upstream prevention strategies to reduce the incidence and impact of type 2 diabetes.
    Dr. Kevin Taylor is senior medical director at Trinity Health in Michigan, and Dr. Vernon Rayford is a primary care physician in Mississippi. Both are keenly focused on identifying and implementing diabetes prevention strategies in their communities. 
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    • 15 min
    Treating chronic pain in the era of opioid abuse

    Treating chronic pain in the era of opioid abuse

    Chronic pain affects 40 to 50 million people nationwide, but treating pain today is a complex issue. This episode is the first in our two-part series that addresses the opioid epidemic. We’ll hear from two physicians who are helping to improve chronic pain care in the era of opioid abuse.
    Dr. Steven Stanos is the medical director of pain services at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. He’s joined by Dr. Erin Krebs, a general internist whose goal is to improve pain management in primary care. 
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    • 20 min
    Prescribing naloxone

    Prescribing naloxone

    This episode is the second in our two-part series that addresses the opioid epidemic. The discussion focuses on strategies to prevent opioid overdose by co-prescribing the reversal medication, naloxone.
    Dr. Leana Wen served as the Commissioner of Health for the city of Baltimore from 2015 until September 2018. In that role, she issued a blanket prescription for naloxone to all Baltimore residents, saving more than 500 people from overdose. Officer Vidal Rivera of the Camden County Police Department in New Jersey is armed with naloxone on each daily patrol, and he’s saved more than 20 lives in the three years he’s been in the police force.  
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    • 15 min
    Fostering healthier communities

    Fostering healthier communities

    Population health is gaining traction as an optimal approach to improve health outcomes. To best serve their patients, physicians may need to think beyond the walls of the exam room. 
    Board-certified internist, Dr. David B. Nash, is a pioneer in the world of population health and founding dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. We’ll hear from Dr. Nash why physicians should consider social determinants of health as a critical component of patient care.
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    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Drteacher mama ,

Excellent physician podcast

These have covered some of the most basic, important aspects of being a physician, that are typically only taught through years of experience (if then). This is a must listen for any practicing physician. It’s affirmed some of my hunches and presented some new ideas on how best to interact with patients. Dr. Mangrulkar is one of the best physician hosts of any podcast out there. Looking forward to more episodes.

GoBlueDoc ,

Difficult Conversations - great podcast!

I really enjoyed the first podcast and look forward to listening to the rest. Speakers were thoughtful, and Dr. Mangrulkar directed them in a way that kept them focused appropriately for the intended audience. Great podcast!

LadyHebes ,

I just wish the episodes were longer!

Love the host, love the topics--which are so rich and thought-provoking that I wish the episodes were longer. I was doing the dishes the other night while listening and was wishing I had more dishes to do.

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