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Is healthcare curable?

Anyone who has worked in healthcare long enough will recognise that there are parts of it that leave a bit to be desired, parts of it that are slightly broken, parts of it that are a bit sick.
 
BUT can they be cured?
 
Travis Christofferson is a health researcher and author of “Tripping over the truth” “Ketones, the fourth fuel” and “Curable”
 
With that last title, Travis investigates some of the areas that are broken, and some of the ways we can “cure” the healthcare system.
Strap in as we chat through
– Why we get into trouble if we soley rely on intuition
– That we’re not as rational as we think we are
– How bias shows up in our decision making
– The incentives we respond to, even when we think we aren’t
– How we can apply checks and balances to our intuition going awry
– Capping the downside of health problems
– What best practice is and how we can find it
– Moneyballing Medicine
– Advanced healthcare for the future
– Solving Zebra problems
– DIY fecal transplants 
– And how to think differently for the greater good

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Questioning our conditioning

Emma Webb is the founder of Studio Atawhai which offers Māori cultural safety training for health professionals. Creating a safe space for conversations about race in an online webinar format, she is a physiotherapist, and is passionate about Maori health development here in New Zealand.
 
In this conversation we talk about;
– trying to understand the health problem in the context of the patient’s life
– making positive health impacts through opening up new health possibilities
– the conscious and unconscious limitations placed on us
– questioning what we were taught
– some of the barriers we face to doing great work
– learning from indigenous health practices
– the danger of people and systems who think the same way we do
 
Hope you enjoy

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The neuroscience of resilience

Patients come to see us in the middle of a health challenge. Their resilience is tested as they try to navigate it, and often ours is too.
 
This week we’re joined by Golnaz Tabibnia, an affective neuroscientist at UC Irvine studying self-regulation in adults and author of the fantastic paper “An affective neuroscience model of building resilience in adults” 
 
We’ll chat through
– The simple three route model of building resilience in adulthood
– The neuroscience behind each of the pathways
– Examples of strategies that activate each of the pathways
– Why we should be attempting to cope, and the multiple benefits that has
– One of the ways that stress makes it harder to recover your health
– Why just doing one positive thing can have many benefits
– How to switch off your default mode network
– How to watch for hidden opportunities to build resilience
 
The full paper can be found here
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0149763420304085

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Our Language shapes our landscape

Most people don’t speak medicine
 
This is a problem for us Health professionals because we’ve been trained to only speak medicine. This can unwittingly lead to a disconnect between us and our patients making healthy progress so much more difficult.
 
We’re joined by Rachel Callander to help us bridge this divide – and #hottip it’s up to us to do it, NOT our patients.
 
Rachel is a sought after healthcare communication trainer and speaker who comes from a place of lived experience 
 
We cover off
– Why it’s difficult for us to explain health concepts simply
– Untraining our learnings
– Identifying our fear in communication
– Communicating for understanding (our own and our patients)
– Communicating for progress
– How to shift from jargon to empowering communication
 

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Welcome to the Art of Healthcare

Welcome to the Art of Healthcare podcast
 
Here is what it’s all about
 
Cheers
Chris

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