Is It Time to Rethink Funding for Research on Gun Violence?
The recent spate of mass shootings, including the horrific one in Las Vegas, has prompted an outcry to address funding for research on gun violence. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - October 23, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should We Pay Organ Donor Heroes?
Altruistic organ donors incur many legitimate costs, such as days lost from work and travel, hotel, and dining expenses, yet they aren't compensated. Should the government pay for their expenses? (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - August 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Are Doctors Ready to Counsel on DTC Genetic Testing?
At-home genetic tests are becoming more widely available. But interpreting the tests may be risky. Are doctors prepared to counsel patients on test results? (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - August 7, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should Doctors Decide When It ’s Futile to Keep Charlie Gard Alive?
Doctors at a London hospital say it's not right to keep Charlie Gard alive, but his parents fight for care in the United States. Should doctors cross the line and say it's futile to continue care? (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - July 27, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Did This Doctor Do Wrong by Delaying Bad News to a Patient?
Giving bad news to a patient is never easy. Ethicist Art Caplan discusses whether it is ever right for a physician to postpone giving bad news. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - July 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should the AMA's Ban on Sexual Misconduct Go Even Further?
Ethicist Arthur Caplan takes a strong stand in favor of a no-tolerance policy for sexual misconduct for all physicians, no matter where they are. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - July 11, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Does Oprah's HBO Movie Mislead About Past Medical Research?
In 1951, Henrietta Lacks's cancer cells were taken for research without her permission. Does Oprah's docudrama about this situation give a wrong impression about the current state of medical research? (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - July 5, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Hospital Gets Sued for Keeping a Patient Alive
Hospital clinicians who don't follow a patient's advance healthcare directive are at risk of being sued. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - June 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should Medical School Training Be Reduced to 3 Years?
Is 3-year medical school better or worse than traditional 4-year programs? Dr Caplan discusses this hot topic with experts from both sides of the classroom aisle. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - June 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Pornography: A Public Health Problem?
Ethicist Art Caplan discusses whether pornography should be considered a public health concern. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - May 30, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Is Medicaid Only for Those Who 'Deserve' It?
Congress seems to have a 19th-century attitude about who deserves healthcare, says Art Caplan. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - May 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Physician-Assisted Dying: Is a Patient's Despair Reversible?
Ethicist Art Caplan talks with oncologist Maurie Markman about his concerns over physician-assisted dying. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - April 6, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should We Refuse Transplants for People With Disabilities?
Ethicist Art Caplan discusses the moral argument about when transplantation should and shouldn't be considered in people with disabilities. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 31, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Do Physicians' Beards Endanger Patients' Health?
A bioethicist notes that physicians'choices on attire and personal appearance could have negative consequences for their patients. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The State Shouldn't Tell Doctors What to Say, Says Ethicist
Dr Art Caplan, bioethicist, discusses physicians'right to talk to their patients about certain topics, including gun safety and the abortion reversal pill, in view of various state legislation. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Is It Ethical to Use Anencephalic Newborns for Organ Donation?
A pregnant woman wants to offer her anencephalic unborn baby to be used as a potential organ donor. Many professionals question the ethics of this action. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 10, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Physician-Assisted Dying: The Antithesis of Medicine, Says Doc
Bioethicist Art Caplan speaks with a physician who argues that physician-assisted death is exactly what medicine should not do. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 2, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Physician-Assisted Dying: The Antithesis of Medicine, Says Doc
Bioethicist Art Caplan speaks with a physician who argues that physician-assisted death exactly what medicine should not do. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 2, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should You Help Depressed People End Their Lives?
As more states move to legalize physician-assisted dying, which patients should be granted their last wish is the subject of heated debate. The European experience is problematic, an ethicist notes. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - March 2, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should Physicians Be Subject to Random Drug Testing?
Will random drug testing protect patients, or is an intrusion on physicians with no drug problems? Art Caplan discusses the pros and cons with a bioethicist and a physician in recovery. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - February 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Tell Patients When Religion Will Affect a Hospital's Care?
Religious hospitals may not consent to abortion, contraception, infertility treatment, or physician-assisted dying where it is legal, and patients may not know it. Is it your job to inform them? (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - February 23, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

In Defense of Physician-Assisted Dying
Art Caplan speaks with right-to-die pioneer Howard Grossman about new state laws that allow physician-assisted death and the safeguards that keep them from sliding toward euthanasia. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - February 8, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Encourage Even HIV Patients to Become Organ Donors?
With organs for transplant in short supply, it's vital to talk to patients--even if they are elderly or have a disease like HIV--about the prospect of becoming donors, an ethicist says. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - February 7, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Time to Let Dentists Give Flu Shots
Doctors may consider it a turf issue, but nurses already give flu shots in drug stores, and letting dentists, who see more patients than anyone else, do it is in the public interest, an ethicist says. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - February 2, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Healthcare and Healthcare Ethics in the Trump Era
If such changes as limiting coverage of preexisting conditions, outlawing abortion, and setting caps on healthcare benefits occur, the doctor-patient relationship will change, an ethicist predicts. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - January 11, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Physician-Assisted Dying: Our Society Needs It, Says MD
Physician-assisted dying is controversial, but this physician says that it is humane to help people with terminal diseases who are suffering terribly. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - December 5, 2016 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Four Things We Will Be Talking About in Medicine in 2016
Dr Pegus describes four topics that she thinks will be at the forefront of discussion in medicine in 2016: humanism, the nursing shortage, 3D printing, and truly innovative technology. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - April 22, 2016 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Primary Care and Hospitalists: Improving the Relationship
Dr Cheryl Pegus discusses the growth of hospital medicine and how to overcome some of the inherent problems in communication between the two groups. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - February 26, 2016 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Food Labeling: Yes or No for GMO?
Do you think genetically modified food should be labeled as such? Dr Art Caplan, ethicist, shares his opinion here. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - October 20, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Female Athlete With Male Hormones Can't Compete as a Woman?
Due to genetics, Indian track star Dutee Chand has a higher than normal amount of male hormones in her blood. Now there's furor over whether she should be allowed to compete as a woman. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - September 8, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Female Athlete With Male Hormones Can't Compete as a Woman?
Due to genetics, Indian track star Dutee Chand has a higher than normal amount of male hormones in her blood. Now there's furor over whether she should be allowed to compete as a woman. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - September 8, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Unruly Teenagers Deserve Organ Transplants Too
Bioethicist Art Caplan argues that doctors shouldn't try to separate the saints from the sinners on transplant waiting lists. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - August 20, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Genetic Research Becomes Even Scarier
New genetic experiments using human embryos will alter cells passed on to future generations. A bioethicist says this is bad science combined with bad ethics. (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Podcast - August 14, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts