Discussions on the American health care system with Janis Powers.
Episode 36: Distrust in Doctors and What Can Be Done About It
In this show, Powers discusses the different factors that have contributed to a decrease in trust between patients and providers. Issues covered include the power of payers to control clinical ...
Episode 35: A Conversation with DPC Innovator Dr. Paul Thomas
Janis Powers talks in depth with one of direct primary care’s (DPC) most committed practitioners, Dr. Paul Thomas of Plum Health DPC. In this episode, Dr. Thomas gives some great ...
Episode 34: What Vietnam, Castles and Climate Change Have to Do with Covid-19
In this episode, Powers compares what’s going on with the fight to contain Covid-19 to different moments in history. Regardless of how you feel about how things have been handled, ...
Episode 33: Health Care’s Best-Kept Secret: ASCs. A conversation with Joan Dentler.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) may be the best-kept secret in health care. This show features a discussion with Joan Dentler, Founder and CEO of Avanza Healthcare Strategies. Joan has been working ...
Episode 32: Who’s Going to Fix Health Care?
Biden is back, this time as president. In 2010, he and then President Obama passed the Affordable Care Act because health care was in trouble. Well, it’s still in trouble. ...
Episode 31: Price Transparency: A Conversation with Veteran Health Care Administrator David Kelly
Price transparency in health care is a broad term, making it hard for consumers to understand. We’ve talked about it a lot on our show, noting that pricing for “commoditizable” services ...
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Fantastic new podcast! Can’t Miss!
This is the best new healthcare podcast to come out in a long time! It is very different from the rest. Janis offers refreshing and unique opinions that are backed up by facts. You can tell she spends time researching each episode and offers citations for every fact she discusses. This show is can’t miss!