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StudioTulsa
12:00 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

"Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital" (Encore Presentation.)

Aired on Tuesday, January 15th.

On this edition of StudioTulsa, which is a replay of an interview that originally aired in August of last year, we speak with the former medical director of the oldest (and one of the busiest) public hospitals in America, Dr. Eric Manheimer, who worked for many years at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. While internationally known for its psychiatric and criminal units, Bellevue is a full service public hospital that delivers babies, fights cancer, and is a major trauma center for the city.

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StudioTulsa
12:58 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

StudioTulsa on Health: Dr. David Kendrick and MyHealth Access Network

Aired on Monday, January 7th.

On this edition of ST on Health, guest host John Henning Schumann speaks with Dr. David Kendrick of OU-Tulsa. Dr. Kendrick is the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's Assistant Provost for Strategic Planning, an associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics, and a Kaiser Chair of Community Medicine at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine at OU-Tulsa. (You can read his full bio here.) Dr.

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StudioTulsa
2:41 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

StudioTulsa on Health: In Conversation with Gail Lapidus, CEO of Family & Children's Services

Aired on Thursday, December 20th.

On this installment of ST, we debut an ongoing series of occasional, health-related interviews called StudioTulsa on Health. In this series, guest host Dr. John Schumann of OU-Tulsa, who's also a regular commentator for our program, will discuss matters of health care, health policy, and healthy living with people from throughout our community --- and, moreover, with individuals from throughout the wider fields of medicine and medical scholarship (whether they're active in these fields nationally or globally).

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StudioTulsa
3:03 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Gov. Fallin Declines the Expansion of Medicaid in Oklahoma: A Reaction from the OK Policy Institute

Aired on Wednesday, November 21st.

On this installment of ST, we are discussing Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's recent decision not to join the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

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StudioTulsa
3:25 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

"Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital"

Aired on Tuesday, August 7th.

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with the former medical director of the oldest (and one of the busiest) public hospitals in America, Dr. Eric Manheimer, who worked for many years at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. While internationally known for its psychiatric and criminal units, Bellevue is a full service public hospital that delivers babies, fights cancer, and is a major trauma center for the city.

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Local & Regional
7:50 am
Sun July 29, 2012

State Senator Faces Uphill Marijuana Battle

Connie Johnson
State of Oklahoma File Photo

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A longtime proponent of medicinal marijuana, state Sen. Constance Johnson acknowledges she has few advocates in the conservative Oklahoma Legislature.

But the Oklahoma City-area Democrat says she remains optimistic that attitudes toward easing Oklahoma's tough marijuana laws are shifting. She says her hopes are buoyed by the possibility of the Republican-controlled Senate approving a study on medicinal marijuana.

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StudioTulsa
2:01 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

In Search of Quality Assurance for America's --- and Oklahoma's --- Health Care Industry

Aired on Friday, July 27th.

Ever wonder why the U.S. spends double the amount on health care that any other country in the world does --- and yet, still, we as a nation do not enjoy the best health care? On this edition of ST, a discussion of efforts to improve American health care quality --- with an emphasis on where and how such quality-seeking efforts are occurring in Oklahoma.

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Local & Regional
8:41 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Local Reaction to Health Care Ruling

KWGS Reporter Catherine Roberts provides reaction to the supreme court ruling from two factions. One is from  medicine. The other is from law. You may be surprised by the reactions in this special report.

StudioTulsa
2:28 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Boston Doctor Suggests Ways to Ease the Crisis in Primary Care Medicine

Aired on Tuesday, May 15th

The crisis in primary care medicine is becoming more evident every day. Long wait times for an appointment, practices closed to new patients, and long waiting room times remind us that primary care physicians are being stretched. Despite record enrollments in American medical schools, however, fewer doctors are choosing primary care as their focus. On this edition of StudioTulsa, Boston General Internist Dr.

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StudioTulsa
4:29 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

"Beyond Flexner 2012: Social Mission in Medical Education"

Aired on Thursday, May 10th.

On today's program, we speak by phone with Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at The George Washington University. Dr. Mullan is one of the co-chairs for a conference called "Beyond Flexner 2012: Social Mission in Medical Education," which will happen next week at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa (at 100 East Second Street), from May 15th through the 17th. The conference is being presented by The W.K.

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