Episodes

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Coronavirus Coverage

Coronavirus Conversations: Bob Wachter, Pt. 3

Is the coronavirus situation in San Francisco calm enough that one of its top hospitals could start sending doctors to help New York City?

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After the Hospital

Is it a good idea for hospitals to send patients recovering from COVID-19 to nursing homes?

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Coronavirus Conversations: Daniela Lamas

After her hospital bans most visitors to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an ICU doctor struggles to keep her patients connected.

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Coronavirus Conversations: David Reich

A view from inside a hospital at the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak in New York City.

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Regular Episodes

After the Hospital

Is it a good idea for hospitals to send patients recovering from COVID-19 to nursing homes?

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Primary Care in Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is putting a serious strain on the country's primary care system.

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Match Day

The U.S. spends billions each year training doctors in residencies. So why aren't we getting the doctors we need?

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Medicarried Away? (LIVE)

A look at a universal coverage plan that is very different from the Medicare for All we've been hearing about.

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In Short Supply

Shortages of basic medical supplies have become a familiar pattern for hospitals around the U.S. What causes them? And how can we prevent them?

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Primary Concerns

We look at the polls and talk to voters to break down how and why health care is shaping the 2020 election.

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The Price of Innovation

Is it possible to lower drug prices without losing out on breakthrough treatments in the future?

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‘Hot Spotters’ on Trial

What do you do when a process celebrated for keeping the country's costliest patients out of the hospital doesn't work as well as we thought?

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Leap of Faith

As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country, some states are turning to controversial laws that force people into treatment.

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The Good Stuff

Two friends—a doctor and an economist—have spent more than 20 years trying to redesign insurance around one simple but elusive goal: make the good stuff...

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Feeding the Sick

We know good nutrition is tied to good health. But is there evidence that food should be prescribed and paid for like medicine?

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What Brings You In Today?

Health care leaders are spending more time and money trying to improve how doctors and nurses communicate with their patients. Are those efforts working?

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