Medical Matters with John Schumann

"Health Care comprises nearly one-fifth our nation's economy. As such, we need content that intelligently addresses important topics in health. Medical Matters demystifies the complexities of health and health care in 21st century America, featuring a doctor who has never forgotten his roots as a regular person." - John Schumann

Medical Matters host John Schumann, M.D., is a writer, internist, and director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa. He writes the blog GlassHospital, which demystifies medicine and health care. His commentaries are a feature of Public Radio Tulsa's daily arts and culture program, StudioTulsa.

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What's New?
3:35 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Medical Matters: Upstream Doctors

Host John Schumann speaks with Rishi Manchanda, author of the TED Book "The Upstream Doctors," regarding new ideas in medical education and so-called 'social determinants of health.' Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org reviews the week's health news, and essayist Margaret McCartney from Glasgow teaches us to be wary of 'over-screening' in medical care.

 

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What's New?
12:00 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Medical Matters: Can Geriatrics Embrace High Tech?

Leslie Kernisan

Host John Schumann speaks with Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician in San Francisco and author of the "GeriTech" blog. Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org reviews the week's health news, and we hear an essay from Janet Pearson about the experience of enrolling her husband in Medicare.

 

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What's New?
4:47 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Medical Matters: Brainstorm - New Understandings of the Adolescent Brain

Daniel Siegel

Host John Schumann speaks with Daniel Siegel, a UCLA psychiatrist and author of the best-selling new book "Brainstorm." Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org reviews the week's health news, and we present an essay by Harvard Medical Student Shara Yurkiewicz entitled "Being Sorry."

This program aired on February 27 and 28 on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS.

 

    

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What's New?
8:45 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Medical Matters: Implementing Obamacare

Sherry Glied

Host John Schumann speaks with Sherry Glied, a health economist who served as Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Services from 2010-2012. Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org reviews the week's health news, and we hear a reflection from Janet Pearson on the term "nanny state."

This program aired on February 20 and 21 on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS.

 

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