The Exam Room
By Bryan Vartabedian, MD & touch point media
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Exploring the boundaries of medicine, technology, and culture, The Exam Room will put a lens on the forces reshaping medicine. One of the core threads running through the program will be the idea of technologically mediated change and its effect on the work of healthcare professionals.
||CleanA Conversation with Dr. Mark Shapiro, host of Explore the Space||This is a fascinating conversation with the host of one of medicine’s fastest growing podcasts. In this episode we discuss Dr. Shapiro’s path to podcasting and how it fits in with his daily workflow as a hospitalist. Without a tight agenda, this con||2/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArtificial Intelligence in Medicine | Are You For of Against?||This Exam Room episode is a three minute quick hit covering thinking around artificial intelligence and how we respond to it in health care. The episode specifically addresses the question that many ask, ‘are you for or against artificial intelligence||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDotMD - How Art Can Fight Cynicism and Burnout||This episode of The Exam Room is a conversation with Ronan Kavanagh, founder of the now famous DotMD conference. Billed as a 2 day festival of curiosity for health professionals, it’s a mashup of art, death, jazz and zombies. This conversation covers||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon’t Unplug - How Technology Can Save Your Life with Chris Dancy||This episode of The Exam Room is a conversation with Chris Dancy, the most connected man in the world. He’s the author of Don't Unplug - How Technology Changed My Life and Can Change Yours Too. While we all have a tendency to want to unplug and run fr||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Rid of Stupid Stuff - How one health system cleaned up its clinical workflows||As the administrative burden on physicians and nurses continues to mount, Hawaii Pacific Health’s EVP and Chief Quality Officer Dr. Melinda Ashton decided that it was time for a change. With the implementation of a program designed to eliminate unne||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMedutopia and Medical Education||Medicine is changing faster than our system of training doctors can keep up. This episode with Dr. Rob Rogers, founder of Medutopia, covers some of the interesting angles of training health professionals in a new age. A casual conversation about an inte||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRenown Health - The Evolution of the Hospital System for a New Age||In a compelling interview with Renown Health’s CEO, Tony Slonim, listeners hear how one Nevada hospital system is positioning itself for a very different future. From innovation in population health in a hospital system to telehealth by necessity, thi||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConversation with Kirsten Ostherr, PhD - Founder of the Medical Futures Lab||Dr. Kirsten Ostherr of Rice University enters the exam room for an interesting discussion on everything from human centered design in health care to medical education and e-patients. As a Professor of English and one of digital health's most interesting||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Rescue a Doctor’s Reputation||Attention to the digital footprint is a new responsibility for health professionals. In this episode, Dr. Vartabedian riffs on the latest question in the medical news, ‘Can the reputation of Dr. Quarrie be rebuilt?’ After the Yale surgeon was falsel||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy We Revolt - The case against industrial healthcare||In a series of brief and personal essays, Dr. Victor Montori’s new book, Why We Revolt, describes what is wrong with industrial healthcare, how it has corrupted its mission and how it has stopped caring. Montori rescues the language of patient care to||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat we can learn when doctors share pictures | Interview with Dr. Josh Landy||Figure 1’s mission is to democratize medical knowledge and improve the future of healthcare. In this episode we talk to Dr. Josh Landy, founder and CEO of Figure 1 to see what we can learn when millions of medical images are shared to one platform. We||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmpathy - The Power of Kindness with Dr. Brian Goldman||Empathy is a fascinating subject when discussed in the context of technology and change. In The Exam Room during this episode is Dr. Brian Goldman, an ER physician and author of the new book, The Power of Kindness. His book is a journey of self-discover||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpenNotes Interview with Dr. Cait DesRoches||The OpenNotes project is a program based in the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital that strives to make hospital EHR notes accessible to patients. OpenNotes has gained serious adoption among hospitals across the U.S. with over 21 million patient having acce||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhysician Burnout with Sasha Shillcutt, MD||Physician burnout is this medical generation’s hidden epidemic. With increasing demands for quality and performance, the cost is exhaustion and disinterest. In this episode, my guest, Dr. Sasha Shillcutt from the University of Nebraska helps us drill||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer - The Exam Room||The Exam Room will begin later this month. Exploring the boundaries of medicine, technology and culture The Exam Room will put a lens on the forces reshaping medicine. One of the core threads running through the program will be the idea of technological||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Dr. V is awesome!
Love this podcast and love bringing a voice to his already successful blog 33charts.com.
Really great to see (and hear) DrV bring his blog, 33charts, to life. Such thoughtful conversations - can’t wait for the next episode.
A Voice of Reason and Care
I’ve read Dr V’s blog for a long time. It’s nice to hear his voice! I’ve always appreciated his nuanced take on issues in medicine, even beyond tech and social. Clinical pearl: drawing on a white board to explain anatomy or outline a plan for patients.