Conversations in Complexity
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In these podcasts we try to introduce health care challenges, especially the ones dealing with the care of patients living with concurrent chronic conditions. Moreover, we try to discuss the policies we need to adopt to make patient care experience more realistic.
||CleanSafer Opioid Prescribing and Non-opioid Alternatives for Chronic Pain - Conversations in Complexity||Abhimanyu Sud, in an interview with Ross Upshur, talks about the current opioid crisis, the challenges and the opportunities to respond to the crisis at different levels including improved prescriber education and use of evidence-based non-opioid alter.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs There a War on Science? Philosopher Maya Goldenberg Says No - Conversations in Complexity||Maya Goldenberg, in an interview with Ross Upshur, talks about her academic journey from a close look at evidence-based medicine and its philosophical issues to a feminist approach to the philosophy of science. Later on,||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Capacity for Palliative Care - Conversations in Complexity||Sarina Isenberg, interviewed by Ross Upshur, discusses palliative care from the lens of a scientist and health researcher committed to making a difference for those who receive such care in the course of their disease.||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking ahead for a more Upstream Population Health; Interview with Gary Newton, Sinai Health System CEO - Conversations in Complexity||Gary Newton, in an interview with Ross Upshur, discusses his agenda as the Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Sinai Health System while explaining his views on complex care and how he is trying to bring about change in Sinai Health System in Toront.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemystifying the Role and Extent of e-Technology in the Management of Patients with Complex Care Needs - Conversations in Complexity||Carolyn Steele Gray, in interview with Ross Upshur, discusses how her academic journey shaped her perspectives in understanding patient needs, health policy, organization and provider level issues and how to use that understanding to deliver a better c.||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransforming Health System Performance from a Scientist-marathoner’s Perspective - Conversations in Complexity||Kerry Kuluski, in interview with Ross Upshur, discusses her undertakings in her journey from being a social worker to a scientist. Her goal is to improve health system performance for people with multimorbidity and their caregivers.||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons from Elderly Care in the UK - Conversations in Complexity||Jon Glasby in interview with Ross Upshur, discusses his research focused on understanding and responding to “inappropriate” emergency hospital admissions of older people. - In the interview, he discusses how his research took up the challenge of h..||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy is it so difficult to access care for patients with multimorbidity? - Conversations in Complexity||Julia Ho in interview with Ross Upshur talks about her recent article “It’s a fight to get anything you need”—accessing care in the community from the perspectives of people with multimorbidity, published in the Open Access journal of Health Ex||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Concept of Evidence in Healthcare – Part 2 - Conversations in Complexity||Ross Upshur further examines evidence from a scientific, philosophical and ethical viewpoint in the second part of the podcast “Concept of Evidence in Healthcare”. Throughout the discussion, he presents practical||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Concept of Evidence in Healthcare – Part 1 - Conversations in Complexity||Ross Upshur explores a very important concept in modern healthcare: "The Concept of Evidence" in this and the next podcast. He talks about evidence and what it means to base decision on evidence. He would also||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolypharmacy – Part 2 - Conversations in Complexity||Ross Upshur discusses the problems with polypharmacy and looks at some proposed solutions to the problem in the second part of the two podcasts on the subject. - -||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolypharmacy – Part 1 - Conversations in Complexity||Ross Upshur is examining the issues related to medications use, polypharmacy and deprescribing in patients with multiple chronic conditions in this and the next podcast. He examines some of the issues that arise in clinical practice and tries to explai.||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Introduction to Complexity - Conversations in Complexity||Ross Upshur discusses how the care of patients with multiple concurrent chronic conditions and social determinants pose substantial challenges for both primary care providers and health systems and how his research lead to the creation and implemen||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|