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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – July 15, 2017

Filthy fashion and so much more from our environmental genius guest –  Gina Murphy-Darling – aka Mrs. Green. What can you do to lead a cleaner, greener life?

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – July 8, 2017

Today we are going to set the record straight about the diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with our guest Global ADHD Expert Dr. Stephen V. Faraone, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience & Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – July 1, 2017

Have you taken antibiotics? Then you may have been FLOXED! Pat shares the inside scoop about the health dangers associated with all antibiotics but especially those in the fluoroquinolone family. And today’s guest Lisa Bloomquist has even more to say. This is a ‘must listen’ to program!


 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – June 25, 2017

Why are more young people fighting brain cancer? Can we look to our current environment? Pat shares an article by Devra Davis that sheds some light on this serious problem.  And finally – Bob and Rush-elle meet again to play Shocking News From Around the World – the Geopathic Stress Edition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bed bugs in hospitals? Nursing homes? Tell us more. Pat is just itching to share this healthcare hazard with you. Plus – is your car damaging your health? Find out about the invisible frequencies that bounce around the inside of your car and through you. Better yet, find out what you can do to disconnect these little known health robbers. And finally – guest author and fitness expert James Atkinson shares a sneak peek into his books and offers some fitness advice.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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It’s our 5 year Radioversary and Pat celebrates by looking back at the hospital debacle that started the show. Plus a conversation about medical errors and disclosure, apology and offer.


 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 20, 2017

Stop the Noise! How can patients heal in a hospital environment full of beeping alarms? How can nurses and staff tell the difference between all of the constant ringing and beeping? Pat exposes the very real dangers surrounding this alarming health hazard. And for fun, the boys reunite to play a fan favorite – Shocking News From Around the World.

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 13, 2017

What is health literacy and why should it be an issue? Pat tells all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 6, 2017

No Fake News here. But we do expose fake olive oil. What’s in your pantry right now? Pat shares the names of culprit brands. And 3D printable foods tested on seniors? Extruded mealworm shortcake cookie anyone? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 29, 2017

Code Red, Code Blue, Show Codes, Slow Codes, Hollywood Codes, Combative Patient Codes … how about a code for an insensitive doctor? Pat tells all and you might be surprised at what you hear!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 22, 2017

Would you share your genes with a stranger – with your employer? That’s what HR 1313 wants you to do. Pat exposes a proposed bill that forces employees to make a choice – hand over your private medical and genetic information or hand over your wallet. Author Laura Hawks shares a peek into her interview on Speak Up Talk Radio. Special guest Mark VanBuren introduces a meditative practice called Tonglen – using breathing to send and receive healing relief to those who may be suffering. Pat unveils ‘Rollerballs’ a new addition to her organic Tiny Drops Essential Oils  as another way to heal and thrive without the worry of side effects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 15, 2017

Taking a walk in the woods for relaxation or exercise may not seem like a therapy, but being in a forest can improve your mental and physical health in very unexpected ways. Pat shares the good, the bad and the ugly that just might put an end to forests altogether. (hint – chemtrails and cell towers) And have you taken stock of your EMF hygiene? Tune in for some tips. Author Dennis Koller offers a 10 minute sneak peek into his full interview found at http://www.speakuptalkradio.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 8, 2017

Today’s show is full of it! Learn about the 5 S’s and how your poop is an important diagnostic health measurement. Dr. Kristin Struble joins Pat to flush out the important facts. Pull up a stool and join us!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 1, 2017

Often patients boomerang back and forth from hospital to rehab simply because they choose the wrong place to rehabilitate. Pat shares a personal story that proves the need to make an informed choice prior to a hospital stay. Guest Herta B. Feely author of the book Saving Phoebe Murrow  talks about how our youth are often cyber bullied and react by resorting to physical harm. Today we talk about cutting and suicide. What can we do as adults and parents to change this tragic phenomenon?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 25, 2017

How can you Speak Up without saying a word? Allow your wallet to speak for you. And after you discover how the food industry is tinkering with your tongue and your health, you just may decide to silently Speak Up! And Pat explores EFT Tapping with returning guest Gene Monterastelli, only this time with a focus on healing pets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 18, 2017

What’s up with the CFL bulbs? Plenty – especially if you happen to break one. Call hazmat, read the EPA guidelines, remove pets and people, turn off heating and cooling and heaven help you if you drag out the vacuum cleaner. Do not touch another one of these bulbs until you hear this show. And if this stresses you out, you must listen to today’s guest Gene Monterastelli as he shares the healing aspects of EFT Tapping.


 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 11, 2017

AT&T will roll out its new 5G network in Ohio thanks to a new law passed by the lame-duck legislature Ohio Bill 331. No oversight, no questions, no public input and no regard for the health hazards associated with this type of technology. If you value your health, then you need to listen, share and speak up!

You’ll be shocked how this was passed. Lame duck sessions need to be outlawed. Quacks!


 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 4, 2017

Does a misbehaving child have a mental illness? What test was run to arrive at the conclusion? Are drugs the answer? Pat shares a bit of insight on the drug epidemic that is ravaging our young people today. And – are electromagnetic frequencies harming hospital patients along with the providers? Tune in and share!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 25, 2017

Health safety isn’t just for people. What are you feeding your pet? The 4 D’s perhaps? Diseased, Decayed, Dying and Dead animal parts from rendering plants? If you’re using most commercial pet foods then your answer is Yes! Where’s the fish in your pet’s Ocean Seafood bag of kibbles? Pat tells all. Plus – is your smart TV sharing your private conversations with third parties? Once again the answer is Yes! Tune in to become the voice for informed choice.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 18, 2017

Fragrance free is the way to be. What’s in your perfume? And – why are they called Grape Nuts? Lithium in 7UP?  Too much air in your potato chip bags? What do you really know about the foods you eat? Pat has some examples about foods and food labeling. And speaking of chips – she has something to say about the future of microchipping people. Or is the future here right now?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 11, 2017

Chemtrails Exposed with guest Russ Tanner.  Chemtrails are plumes emitted by aircraft that have been determined to contain highly toxic metals that are harmful to all life. This historic issue affects everyone!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 4, 2017

Hospital mattresses are filled with germs and pathogens left over from hundreds of previous patients. When you sit or lay on the mattress, these pathogens can find their way back up and through the mattress. And when housekeepers change the sheets – these particles can become airborne. Pat shares some vital information about this mattress ‘strike-through’ health hazard.

Honeybees are dying by the millions thanks to pesticide use. The solution? Robo Bees! Once again, technology to the rescue instead of good old fashioned prudent thinking.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 28, 2017

How much money does your doctor make from pharmaceutical companies? Conflicts of interest perhaps? Pat shares a resource to help you determine if your doctor enjoys Big Pharma.

Pat is an “AdvoCat” when it comes to feral cats and heads to a local city council meeting whose solution to reducing the population of community cats is a no feed ban that criminalizes residents who feed them. Misdemeanor charges for those who follow their moral compass? If you care for the plight of cats, this episode gives you all the factual ammunition you need to fight back. Become an AdvoCat!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 21, 2017

Big Pharma has been busy for a long time. Bayer ‘invented’ and sold Heroin as a non-addictive cough elixir – paving the way to today’s rampant abuse of opioids. Have patient surveys contributed to the problem? And – throughout history, the government has used animals as surveillance tools with no regard for life. Acoustic kitties, missile pigeons and bat bombs? Pat looks back as a way to understand how we arrived at today’s massive invasion of privacy. A revealing and fact-based show.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 14, 2017

Planes sweeping our cell phone data and conversations, screen time turning our kids into psychotic junkies and the patient portal as our new babysitter. All this plus more right now!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW -DECEMBER 31, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Time to ring in the new year once again with the top patient safety resolutions.

And Pat announces some radio changes – new format, additional stations and more!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 24, 2016

Guest – Author John Boyd, a former drug addict shares his journey and his book – Is My Child On Drugs? During this holiday season with family and friends, be on the lookout for the signs, share today’s program and begin the conversation. It may be the best present you can give!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW DECEMBER 17, 2016

Guest – Joie Schmidt, author of “Dreams of the Heart” vol. I & II  and her book “Keep Joy in a Pocket & Love in a Heart Locket” joins the show to share some poems about love, life and loss  and inspiration. Perfect for this holiday season.

Health Hazard of the Week – Pat shares some naughty and not so nice germy hiding places you may encounter while holiday shopping at the mall. Think Mall Santa!

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 10, 2016

 Guest – Get ready for a tour of Dr. Chuck Gerba’s (aka Dr. Germ) microbiology lab at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Who knew fungus and virus labs could hold such humor?

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Sleep apnea and anesthesia don’t mix and Pat tells all.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 3, 2016

Guest – Bonnie Groessl joins the show to talk about gratitude.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – The lone wolf sounds the cry for all doctors, nurses and hospital workers regarding the dangerous health effects of cell antennas on top of hospitals and the plethora of other wireless devices used in a place of supposed healing.

Bonus – Pat shares some fun and healthy holiday gifts to delight your recipients – essential oils from Tiny Drops. Included are hospital specific blends – Be Gone MRSA, Hospital Helper, Happy Happy Joy Joy and more. http://www.tinydropseo.com

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 26, 2016

Guest – Werner Brandmeier – Geopathic Stress. What is it? Does your cat sleep on your bed? Do you have ants, bees, wasps? Are certain trees and shrubs failing to thrive on your property. To harmonize your home for maximum health – you must tune in for a full show of tips and tricks.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 19, 2016

Guest – Bonnie Kantor Berman former director of the Ohio Department of Aging talks about eldercare in nursing and rehab facilities. You do have choices of when to eat, when to take a bath and when to get up just as you would in your own home.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – What do you know about drug induced and hospital induced dementia? Check out today’s segment for the full scoop.

Bonus – Post election madness is a health hazard. Pat shares some angry social media and personal incidents that boggle the mind.   Tune in!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 12, 2016

Guest – Marty Chadwick talks about conflict resolution and your healthcare providers

Health Hazard of the Week – Cold and flu season is upon us and you can take preventative measures without incurring side effects. Pat shares some simple answers including essential oil solutions to keep you healthy.

Bonus – Is being a doctor or nurse just a job? You may be surprised to hear the answer from Dr. Louis Profeta’s article – These Four Words That Might Offend You …

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 5, 2016

Guest – Jeanine Thomas founder of the MRSA Survivor’s Network shares her story.

Health Hazard of the Week – Do you feel weird when shopping at Walmart? Have you considered Walmart Sickness? Pat has some answers.

The rest of today’s program is dedicated to MRSA awareness – what it is, how it finds you and what you can do about it. Can essential oils help? Tune in and visit http://www.tinydropseo.com

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 29, 2016

Guest – Dr. Len Brancewicz, The Nutrition Shoppe, joins the show to discuss the decline in patient safety when it comes to trauma patients. Does our healthcare system encourage poor results?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat exposes 20 healthcare lies and sheds additional light on some recent headlines. Drugs in tap water, pesticides in oatmeal, peanut oil in vaccines?

Tiny Drops – Tea Tree essential oil as an alternative to healing wounds, eczema, psoriasis, acne and even MRSA.  Who knew? Visit http://www.tinydropseo.com

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 22, 2016

Guest Stephen Wilkins MPH of Mind the Gap Academy shares his thoughts about the patient experience.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares some ways to keep feral cats safe this winter by building plastic shelters and then goes on to ask the question – Are you in or are you out? This is an important question to ask every time you enter a hospital as a patient. Are you considered an in-patient or an outpatient? The answer will have potential financial ramifications for you. Pat tells all.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 15, 2016

Guest – Guest Cindy Sage editor of the Bioinitiative Report continues the conversation about wireless hazards within hospitals.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Now you can make the invisible visible. The microwave radiation emitted from cell phones, smart meters, baby monitors and microwaves are killing us without our informed consent. Yet hospitals are a hot bed for wireless technology exposing patients and providers to frightening health hazards.  But help is on the way. You should own a small hand held meter that can detect the levels around you.  Available right here at EMF SAFETY 

Essential Oils Tip – Pat shares four ways to use her line of essential oils – Tiny Drops

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 8, 2016

 Guest –  Michele Demeo, a sterile processing expert shares her experience with dirty surgical tools and offers advice for patients to stay safe.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week Dirty surgical instruments? Pat exposes this shocking reality by citing recent events in the news.

Game Time – the boys play a fun Shocking News From Around the World. Is it a shock or is it a crock?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 1, 2016

Guest – Today we mix things up as Pat gets interviewed by Sandra Reich, M.Ed. the Clinical Director of the Montreal Center for Anxiety and Depression and radio host of the acclaimed Straight Talk with Sandra Reich.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Anxiety and depression – can lavender essential oil be of help? Pat shares the studies, the science and offers some suggestions. Visit her new line of essential oils – http://www.tinydropseo.com

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

Guest –  Dr. Angelo Volandes Harvard physician talks about using videos to help with end of life conversations.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares some plant-based essential oil health solutions to combat headaches and improve anti-aging efforts that don’t involve pills or toxic chemicals. Visit http://www.tinydropseo.com Learn how perfumes, colognes, air fresheners and other fragrant items can contribute to poor health.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW SEPTEMBER 17, 2016

Guest – Dr. Ivy Faske, a pediatrician and author of the book  ‘They Do Come With Instructions’ shares tidbits from her book and offers some helpful tips for newborns and young children.

Pat reveals her newest project – Tiny Drops – an essential oil company to help you with plant-based, non-invasive options for your health issues. http://www.tinydrops.com

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW SEPTEMBER 3, 2016

Guest – A mom from England shares her tragic story about her young daughter’s death due to the pain she experienced in school – all due to unnecessary levels of wireless radiation. And no one listened …

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Are patient satisfaction survey’s killing us? Pat reveals some interesting facts about opioid use and emergency rooms that help answer the question.

Game Time – Fear the Wheelchair!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW AUGUST 20, 2016

Guest – Alana Sheeren, Create Your Magical Life returns to talk about energy and space clearing.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – What would it be like to be forced to live in your car to escape the painful effects of electro-magnetic frequencies? Pat shares an email from a listener.

Game Time – Crazy Rush-elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office in New York pops in to play Shocking News From Around the World – the Geopathic Stress Edition.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW AUGUST 13, 2016

Guest –  Sandra Reich  M.Ed. the Clinical Director of The Montreal Center for Anxiety and Depression talks about personal relationships and self esteem and how these impact your health.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – What does Pat’s sandwich have to do with good relationships?  Pat draws a parallel between her irritating sandwich order and relationships with healthcare providers.

Game Time – The boys gather to play Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW AUGUST 6, 2016

Guest Steve Revnew VP Product Development for Sherwin Williams explains how their new microbicidal Paint Shield inhibits the growth of common microbes and also kills infectious bacteria – a perfect solution for hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares an email from a listener who is now super aware of infection opportunities.  Pat continues with a segment called Microbes Matter.

Game Time – a rousing game complete with guests – Shocking News From Around the World – Beyond the Pill edition.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW July 30, 2016

Guest Paul Connett Ph.D. from the Fluoride Action Network exposes the many little known health concerns with the mandatory fluoridation of our drinking water. 

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is your computer emitting harmful frequencies without your knowledge or consent? Pat shares some important health saving tips.

Game Time – More fun and games follow as the boys play Shocking News From Around the Word.

Bonus – Do you hear from your doctor after an office visit that included labwork and xrays? Pat asks the critical question, Is the patient portal a healthcare babysitter?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW July 23, 2016

Guest – Paul Levy, former president and CEO Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center talks about patient safety.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat continues to advoCAT for Houdini, one of her 11 rescue cats and begs for price transparency – How Much Is That?

Game Time – Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW July 16, 2016

Guest – The Veteran’s Administration is entertaining a new proposal to allow Nurse Practitioners to fill the void and offer our Veterans more timely care.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat Advo’cats’ for her kitten Houdini (The Dean). After 10 months of snorting and five different vets, Pat and Dr. Google diagnose a nasopharyngeal polyp. Her conclusion? Petcare and vetcare are no different that human healthcare. It’s scary out there and her stories make that connection during today’s show.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW July 9, 2016

Guest – Author Joan Edwards shares her book Joan’s Eldercare Guide and offers some common sense advice for both patients and caregivers.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Can’t get a good night’s sleep? Counting sheep? Pat takes you into her bedroom to explain how to Feng Shui your sleeping area for a safe and restful low EMF environment.

Bonus – We end the show with some hidden facts about television drug ads. Lots of information to keep you safe, healthy and out of the hospital.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – July 2, 2016

Guest – Dr. John P. Geyman – respected and experienced physician, medical editor and health writer shares his recent book – The Human Face of ObamaCare: Promises vs. Reality and What Comes Next.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat tells of her mom’s most recent patient experience – things are not improving folks.

Bonus – A Breakfast with Bob rounds out the show as Pat and Bob crunch through their non GMO cornflakes and discuss wireless technology hazards.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – June 25, 2016

Guest – Dr. Jenn Royster talks about post traumatic stress especially related to veterans and the benefits of meditation.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares some food foolishness perpetuated by the food industry. Are those real blueberries in your cereal or are those  ‘crunchlets’ composed of artificial garbage? Find out now.

Bonus – Patient activist Casey Quinlan arrives to pose a seldom asked question of our healthcare providers prior to care – How Much IS That?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – June 18, 2016

Guest – Harriet Hodgson author of several caregiving books talks about the often difficult task of  caring for a loved one.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat discusses the patient experience from an etymology point of view.

Bonus – Cell phones are health hazards. Are you a prisoner of your phone?


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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – June 4, 2016

Guests – Dr. Alan Woodward and Dr. Kenneth Sands from the Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution talk about how healthcare providers should behave after a medical error.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – As we celebrate our Radioversary – 4 years on the air – not much has improved when it comes to disclosure, apology and an offer following a medical error. Today Pat digs into to the current state of affairs as she shares her personal experience of non-disclosure.  How would things improve if healthcare providers could say I’m sorry?

Game Time – the boys arrive to celebrate our birthday and play three of their favorite patient safety games. A little serious and a little fun all rolled into one.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – May 28, 2016

Guest – Virginia Simpson Ph. D. author of the book The Space Between A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life shares the power and pain of caregiving, dying and grieving.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Have you been prescribed the antibiotic called Levaquin? Pat shares a recent pending lawsuits that involves this drug, the FDA, fraud, racketeering and collusion – words that should not be used when it comes to your health!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 21, 2016

Guest – Toni Temple found of The Ohio Network busts some myths about Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS)

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Exhaust fumes, cologne, fabric softeners … Pat explains how it’s not the smell but rather the chemicals that create the smell that harm our health. Fragrance Free is the  Way to Be! If you breathe – you must tune in.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 14, 2016

Guest – Doug Wojcieszak from Sorry Works talks about how the simple act of apology and disclosure can soothe a lot of wounds.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – A new study declares that medical errors are the third leading cause of death. Pat shares some other associated and astounding stories such as wrong site surgeries and her recent oxygen mishap that further add credibility to this shocking news.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 7, 2016

Guest –  Our favorite infection preventionist Darrel Hicks joins us to share some restroomology.  Restroom air dryers or paper towels? Tune in to find out!

Game Time – To honor Mother’s Day we’ve assembled some moms (and dads) to play the first ever – Does Mother Know Best or Is She a Pest? Join us as we debunk some common mother’s ‘wisdom’ and age-old health related advice.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 30, 2016

Guest – Chris Ganser and Dr. Jamie Bohl join the show to talk about colon cancer – the risks and new screening techniques.

Game Time – When it comes to healthcare and hospital safety – the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Today we play a fun game with live callers – Squeak Up and Stay Alive. You’ve got to tune in.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 23, 2016

Guest – Julie Stiles – a health and transformation coach shares ways to take back the power over your well-being.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – I spy with my Big Data eye … Is someone watching your buying habits and reporting to your healthcare providers? Creepy stuff, eh? Pat has some answers.

Game Time – The boys arrive to play another round of Shocking News From Around the World.

Bonus – Pat shares a cellphone story that suggests that people are ‘in love’ with their phones.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 16, 2016 

Guest Lee Tilson shares his ‘philosopher’ take on patient safety today.

Hospital Hazard of the WeekWhat is the biggest hospital hazard of all? Going it alone without an advocate – an extra set of eyes, ears and mouth trumps all other dangers. Someone has to Speak Up so you can Stay Alive! Pat tells all.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 9, 2016

Guest – Jason Wolf President of the Beryl Institute answers listener’s email questions about the patient experience. Another guest segment jam packed with healthcare safety tips and tools to keep you safe and healthy.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Still nuking your food? Not after today’s show! Pat exposes the very real health dangers of microwave ovens. beep beep beep beep beep …

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 2, 2016

Guest – Leah Binder CEO of the Leapfrog Group shares the patient safety score resource to help you select a hospital with the best ratings.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Dangerous discharge, unreliable rehab, mystery consultations, ringing phones, Splenda and more.  Pat exposes some recent real-life hospital and rehab experiences. Patient safety hazards will find you too.

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 26, 2016

Hospital Hazard of the Week – A new study shows that 81% of hospital patients are unhappy with their experience. That is a crazy number. But after Pat’s mom’s most recent hospital stay – it all makes sense. Nurses too busy to tend to bedsores, emergency room bedpans of urine laying in sinks, ICU nurses booking vacations online while on duty, missing lab samples … you simply can’t make this stuff up!

Guest – Denise Chicoine RN talks about Multiple Sclerosis and the helpful patient and family resource called MS One to One. Always real information you can use to stay safe during every healthcare or hospital encounter.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 19, 2016

Guest – Guest Emily Wallace, author of the book Scarred For Life shares her brutal childhood of abandonment and abuse with a message – Speak Up!

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Have you had your sprinkle today? Pat exposes the health dangers associated with talcum powder. Women, take heed. Find out about the ovarian cancer link. 

Bonus Segment – Are fitness trackers safe to wear? You may be surprised by the findings.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – March 12, 2016

Hospital Hazard of the Week Shocking News! Did you know that one out of every two surgeries involves a medication error? Pat shares new findings and offers solutions.

Guest – Morgan Gleason – a teenager with a rare disease shares how her health crisis allowed her to become a patient experience advocate and speaker.

Game Time – The boys invite some guests from The Welsh Home to play Are You In Jeopardy or Are You Safe?

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 27, 2016

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Is this normal? Pat shares a recent hospital encounter where the receptionist chomped bagels and strawberry schmear while sporting long dangly earrings, a faux crystal tiara, a low cut top and colorful tattoos. Shocking but tolerable until she spoke rudely and abruptly. Could this really be the new normal?

Guest – Brooke Billingsley from Perception Strategies shares the concept of healthcare mystery shoppers and how these secret spies can help hospitals improve the patient experience.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 20, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Why do doctors get sued? Do they fit a specific profile? Pat reveals the most recent Medscape Malpractice Report with an eye toward the physician side of the ordeal.

Guest – Kim Goldberg shares her journey with Hepatitis C. She is cured thanks to a clinical trial, but no thanks to the drug prices of $1000 per pill.

Bonus Segment – Pat opines about second opinions.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 13, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the Week  – Are patient satisfaction surveys killing us? Why is opioid use on the rise? Do patient satisfaction surveys have anything to do with it? Pat digs into this little known health hazard.

Guest – Debra Fry, the mother of a teen suicide, explains why she believes the WiFi in her daughter’s school was to blame.

Game Time – The boys play another fun game of Fear the Wheelchair and later Pat returns to ask the question – Are you a patient or are you a population?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 6, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – What is it like to live in your car in order to protect your health? Pat shares an email from a listener whose health is deteriorating due to the damaging frequencies from cell towers, smart meters, and other wireless devices and is now forced to wander the country in search of refuge.

Guest – Alana Sheeren, host of Create Your Magical Life podcast and a professional space clearing expert arrives to help remove negative energy from our environment and relationships.

Game Time – Rush-elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office in New York joins Bob to play Shocking News from Around the World – the Geopathic Stress Edition. Is it a shock or is it a crock?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW- JANUARY 30, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – A crazy mix of recent news and views about toxic pizza boxes, human DNA in veggie dogs, statin drugs, herbicides in tampons and more. How does this affect your health? 

Guest Alana Sheeren host of the podcast Create Your Magical life shares her personal journey – the kind of loss that most of us will never know. Her son, Benjamin, was stillborn at 23 weeks gestation during emergency surgery to save her life. Her first and third pregnancies were both first trimester miscarriages. Today she talks about the grieving process and offers differing grieving styles.


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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 23, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the week – Bouncing back and forth from rehab to hospital? Pat explains how you can avoid the Boomerang effect.

Guest – Gina Murphy-Darling of Mrs. Green’s World arrives to expose the health dangers lurking in your closet. Is there Teflon in your trousers? Toxins in your t-shirts? Unless you’re a nudist, you must tune in.


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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 16, 2016

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat comments on emails sent from listener’s recent hospital adventures. If it’s happening to others, it can happen to you.

Guests – Is it global warming or are we heating things up? Healthcare safety is about to heat up with today’s throwback to Summer Just Got Serious Hot Guest Lineup. Ten 3 minute snippets from recent world class patient safety/patient experience experts.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 9, 2016

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Are patient safety risks the same at outpatient settings? Pat has some answers.

Guest – Sherri Loeb, wife of the late Dr. Jerod Loeb, a former executive vice president for healthcare quality and measurement at the Joint Commission, shares her husband’s “Tale of Two Hospitals” and wonders about the disparity between the two experiences.

Special Segment – Pat shares more of her mom’s recent hospital experience – the post hospital fallout. You simply can’t make this stuff up.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 2, 2016

Pat shares the good, the bad, the ugly, and more from her mom’s recent pre-holiday hospital experience. Would you like Fries a staph infection with that?


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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 26, 2015

Guest – Lisa Venn reprise – Lisa Venn, attorney and found of Advocate Alliance shares some practical hospital safety tips and tools. 

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat makes a list of healthcare safety resolutions. What’s on your list?

Game Time – Some kooky holiday emails and jokes followed by fun game of Shocking News From Around the World. Is it a shock or is it crock? Crazy rush-elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office arrives to play along.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 19, 2015

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – The Lone Wolf Cries. Is wireless technology harming healthcare providers? Pat exposes some very real concerns both for patients and providers.

Guest -Nurse practitioner Bonnie Groessl joins the show to discuss healing and the mind body connection through the use of positive affirmations and guided imagery.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 12, 2015

Guest – Louise Lobotsky Infection Control Coordinator Cleveland Clinic answers listener’s questions about infection prevention.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat goes Beyond the Bull and explains why she is one sided. Find out why she is the voice of the ‘other side’ – the side no one talks about.

Game Time – The boys play a fun game of Shocking News from Around the World – the Holiday Health Hazard edition. Watch out for these seasonal risks!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 5, 2015

Guest – Louise Lobotsky – Infection Control Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital talks about joint replacement and surgical site infections. What can you do to stay safe? Louise tells all.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – It’s that time again for the much awaited reveal – The 2015 Naughty and Not So Nice Holiday Toy list. Pat shares some dangers and weirdness. Before you shop – Listen Now! Is your gift a Ho Ho Ho Ho Ho? Or is it a No No No No No?

Bonus Segment – Handwashing, Cross Contamination, and how to stay healthy this winter.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 28, 2015

Guest – Medical oncologist and liver cancer expert Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York uncovers some important links that my lead to liver cancer.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Visitors! Can visitors really cause patient harm? Pat has some stories and advice.

Game Time – A special guest arrives to join the boys in another rousing game of Shocking News from Around the World.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 21, 2015

Guest – Carla Ulbrich, The Singing Patient performs some offbeat parodies as a way to help her through her medical journey. Find out how humor can guide you through a difficult healthcare journey.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares her unconventional gratitude Thanksgiving list. Is anyone else thankful for the smell of crayons???

Game Time – The boys decide to play a new game – React to the Fact. Is it a Really? Or is it No Big Dealy?

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 14, 2015

Guest – Jana Panarites author of the book “SCATTERED: MY YEAR AS AN ACCIDENTAL CAREGIVER” and founder of Agewyz Media Group shares her story, talks about the plight of caregivers in the U.S. and offers tips to promote healthy aging across the generations.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat never hears back from her new doctor and wonders – “Is the Patient Portal the Healthcare Babysitter?”

Game Time – Joe reads some fun and random Thanksgiving emails then the boys decide to celebrate early and play – Fear the Wheelchair – The Turkey Edition.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 7, 2015

Guest – Dr. Mark Davis –  a surgeon with 40 years of experience in the OR and author of the new book, “Irresponsible; What Surgeons Won’t Tell You and How to Protect Yourself” –  focuses on a hidden risk of surgery: exposure of patients (and healthcare providers) to HIV and hepatitis during surgery.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Cows, Gates, Healthcare, and Debates – Pat makes a case for a health crisis versus a healthcare crisis.

Game Time – It’s time for Jeopardy, The Welsh Home Edition with Sarah Koch, Lauren Teschner, and the boys. Fun and informative as usual.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 31, 2015

Guest – John James, chief toxicologist at NASA now turned patient activist, shares his son’s story as a way to sound the patient safety alarms.

Health Hazard of the Week – Pat has a positive patient experience and tells all. At last!

Game Time – The boys – Radio Rivals – gather to play a fun game of Squeak Up and Stay Alive – complete with  ice cream cone squeaky dog toys. Who says patient safety has to be boring?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 17, 2015

Guest – Stephen Wilkins MPH – Mind the Gap Academy shares his thoughts about better patient engagement, outcomes and patient experience through better physician-patient communications.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Are you an inpatient or are you under observation? Why does your hospital status matter? Pat tells all.

News and Views – Syringe misuse, drugs that mimic exercise? It’s all here and now.

Bonus Segment – Be an advocate for a cat during National Feral Cat Awareness Day. Make some winter shelters or drop of supplies and we will make them for you. For more visit:

http://patientsafetyradio.com/national-feral-cat-day-project/

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 10, 2015

Guests – Sarah Koch and Lauren Teschner of The Welsh Home in Rocky River, Ohio – share their post-hospital rehabilitation home and the special features that make them different.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – October is Health Literacy Awareness Month and Pat explains why health literacy is important to your safe outcomes.

Game Time – The boys arrive to play an old favorite – Squeak Up and Stay Alive – you’ll understand once you hear it.

Bonus Segment – Patient Patty and Dr. Joe reprise a typical doctor visit and offer an alternative visit. A bit unusual but impactful.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 3, 2015

Guest – Jeanine Thomas MRSA Survivors Network – in honor of National MRSA Day we are reprising a special segment on MRSA. It’s not just in hospitals and awareness is the key to avoidance.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Phantom ringtones and faux cell alarms – sounds strange but it’s a common occurrence. Does it happen to you?

Game Time – Bob and Rush-elle play a fun game of Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe

News and Views – more talk about the hazards of talking and walking with cell phones

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 26, 2015

Guest – Megan Fisher WomenSafe domestic violence shelter talks about domestic abuse and offers safety tips and emergency shelter.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat sits on both seats of the abuse see-saw – from the not so obvious magazine and television ads to deceptive medical journal articles, to the ultimate physical violence and emotional harm. All forms of abuse have an impact on our health and well-being. A fresh perspective!

News and Views – This week – abuse in the news and the intersection of truth and lies – and notice the chemtrail lines in the sky.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 19, 2015

Guest – Russ Tanner is back to share his health story about mercury dental filling poisoning and offers suggestions to avoid dangerous dentistry. Do YOU have mercury mouth?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Say Ahhh … as Pat explores crony dentistry, cone beam dental xray hazards and more.

Special Segment – News and Views – and this week it’s all about nurse’s issues such as alarm fatigue, hierarchy fears, stagnant salaries and just a nurse monologue.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 12, 2015

The Future of Health and Healthcare Special

Guest – Futurist, Michael Vidikin – Future in Focus shares some predictions about the future of healthcare.

Healthcare Hazards of the Week – Pat dusts off the old Magic 8 Ball and shares some dirty tricks being played on us that will impact our health and therefore the future of healthcare. Will anyone survive? Tune in for some stunning predictions and conclusions.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 5, 2015

Guest – Morgan and Amy Gleason – a mother/daughter patient activist duo shares the youth perspective on hospital care. Morgan’s popular YouTube video asks the question – “Why Does Everything Beep?”

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – C-diff, the dangerous healthcare acquired infection affects children too. What can you do to stay safe? Pat has some solutions.

Game Time – the boys arrive to play another fun game then Pat shares an email about a gal who was burned by CT scans.

As always – jam packed with immediately usable tips and tools guaranteed to keep you out of harm’s way!

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 29, 2015

Guest – Russ Tanner from Global Skywatch shares the sorry news about how the undisclosed practice of chemtrailing/geoengineering is ruining your health and how your silence grants your consent.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Look Up! Commercial planes? Cool cloud formations? No – they are chemtrails – chemicals spewed all over you, your pets, your garden, soil, crops … Why? And who would do such a thing? Pat has some answers.

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 22, 2015

Guest – Dr. Brant Cortright author of  The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle talks about the 4 poisons that harm your brain.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Misdiagnosis Happens. Find out how and why and what you can do to avoid it.

Game Time – A guest arrives to join the boys in another rousing game of Shocking News From Around the World. Is it a shock? Or is it a crock?

Patient safety tips and tools you can use right now!

 

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 15, 2015

Guest – Dr. Brant Cortright busts some brain myths as he shares his new book – The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle – Upgrade Your Brain, Upgrade Your Life.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Become a Hospital Code Cracker. Code Red, Code Blue, but what about a Code Gray. If you become an unruly or combative patient – you’ll know all about it.

Bonus Segment – Pat exposes the many colorful secret codes including the Slow Code or the Hollywood Code. If you don’t know about that one – your very life may depend on it.

Bust the Myths and Crack Some Codes – tune in!

 

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 LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 8, 2015

Guest – Leah Binder – President of the Leapfrog Group talks about hospital safety scores and how their simple letter grade – A, B, C, D … eases the decision process.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Pat shares a recent news article about local hospital safety scores, the frequency of secondary infections, and asks the question – What are we supposed to do with these scores? Would you rather pick up a MRSA infection or do you prefer a catheter associated infection? You hospital choice determines your odds.

Game Time – The boys play another fun round of Fear the Wheelchair

Bonus Segment – Eww … What’s On Your Lipstick?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 1, 2015

Guest – Werner Brandmaier, found of the Institute of Feng Shui and Geopathology  in the third appearance of his trilogy, explains the ancient art of Feng Shui and delivers practical ways to increase the good chi – energy – within our living space.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Extinction! What’s up with lightbulbs, landlines, keys…? Why are safe household items being replaced with unhealthy alternatives? Pat issues a warning.

Bonus – Death by Lightbulb – have you ever broken a CFL lightbulb? Drag out the vacuum and congratulations – you’ve just created a mercury vapor health hazard. Pat exposes the little known safety cleanup rules as advised by the EPA!

Your home should be your sanctuary and a place to heal and rejuvenate. Today’s show offers seldom discussed remedies.

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 25, 2015

Guest – Werner Brandmaier a second generation dowser from Austria explains how to body dowse for answers to our personal health questions.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Headshaking Headlines – Pat ponders about a rash of healthcare headlines that point to the desensitization of society.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 18, 2015

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Have you met the hindsight triplets – Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda? Pat tells of a hospital encounter filled with visits from these pesky characters.

Guest – Farhad Safaie – Benchmarking Group International shares an innovative way to improve the patient experience through real-time feedback.

Game Time – The boys play a fun but fact filled game of Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe?

Bonus – Pat reads an email from a listener that exposes a little known pharmaceutical trick!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 11, 2015

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares another recent healthcare encounter once again filled with unfavorable implications.

Guest – Anne Tumlinson, founder of daughterhood.org offers plenty of tips to help keep older parents out of the healthcare system.

Game Time – Bob and Joe join Pat in another round of the original game – Fear the Wheelchair

Bonus – A Brush With Danger – is MRSA on your hairbrush?

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 LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 4, 2015

Guest – Werner Brandmaier founder of The Institute of Feng Shui and Geopathology raises awareness about harmful earth energies and how they affect our environment and our health.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Combined with guest segment – geopathic stress and your sleep, your bed, your cat, ant problems, and more. Before you hop into bed tonight – you must listen!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 27, 2015

Guest – Special guest – Dr. Martin Blank – EMF researcher at Columbia University Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics talks about The International EMF Scientist Appeal  to the United Nations, the WHO, and the UN Member States  requesting they adopt more protective  exposure guidelines for electromagnetic fields (EMF) and wireless technology.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Do you have a difficult time falling asleep? Staying asleep? Do you wake up exhausted? Pat shares a Geopathic Stress Quiz to determine if your home is killing you.

Game Time – Rush-elle joins Bob to play Shocking News From Around the World – the Geopathic Stress Edition.

Learn how mother nature and man create frequencies that can damage your health and find out what to do about it!

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 20, 2015

Guest – Stacey Pangle shares her story of going undiagnosed by 14 doctors and 5 chiropractors. On the doorstep of surgery, she finds her answer.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Don’t Shake My Hand – Pat shares the story of doctors, nurses, and unwashed hands. How hospital marketing mumbo and reality are opposites.

Game Time – The boys play another round of Shocking News from Around the World.

Always enlightening and entertaining

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 13, 2015

Guest – Guest Dr. Angelo Volandes, author of the book, The Conversation, talks about how and why we should have that end of life conversation sooner rather than later.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Are your wireless gadgets as dangerous as military grade electronic warfare? Pat shares an expert’s plea. Courtesy of Jerry Flynn retired Canadian Armed Forces Captain.

Special Segment – Are you in love with your cell phone? Pat shares some science behind the answer.

Cell Phone song used with permission by MooseButter.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 6, 2015

Guest – Dr. Jenn Royster shares how meditation helped her son, a post-war veteran, deal with PTSD. She explains some simple techniques for everyone who experiences stress – including hospital patients.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Food Foolishness. Are those real blueberries in your cereal? Is that restaurant really non-GMO as they so proudly tout? Are Flamin’ Hot Cheetos really a ‘smart’ snack approved for kids in schools? Pat rips the Band-Aid off these deceptive health hazards.

Special Segment – Show friend Casey Quinlan, author of Cancer for Christmas delivers a short monologue about price transparency in healthcare. The Mighty Mouth is at it again!

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’ SHOW – May 30, 2015 

Guest – Dr. Helen Riess – founder of Empathetics talks about empathy training to improve the patient-doctor relationship.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares a scary encounter with a not so empathetic primary care physician.

Special Interview – A young student, Drew Gittins, retells his experience of a high school shooting and how empathy and positive outreach improves the future for all.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’ SHOW – May 23, 2015

Guest – Dr. Len Brancewicz – Registered Pharmacist and founder of The Nutrition Shoppe exposes new findings about increased emergency room visits and secondary infections.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Are patient satisfaction survey scores tied to increased opioid use? What’s the connection? Pat tells all. (think Vicodin goody bags?)

Game Time – The boys revert to their roots and choose to play and old favorite – Fear the Wheelchair

Patient safety and fun all rolled into one!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’ SHOW – May 16, 2015 

Guest – Toni Temple – Ohio Network for the Chemically Injured talks about multiple chemical sensitivities and what it is like to live in a world filled with chemical smells.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Fragrance free is the way to be! Pat exposes perfume ingredients. What’s in your high-priced bottle? Plus an added bonus – The 10 Commandments of Being a Good Neighbor aka Thou shalt not kill thy neighbor – with chemicals, fumes, and smells.

Game Time – Rush-elle stops by for another fun game with Bob.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – May 9, 2015

Guest – Josh del Sol – award winning filmmaker of Take Back Your Power – discusses smart meters. Find out how to get one removed or how to avoid an installation.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is rudeness the new normal? Pat shares a recent healthcare encounter that includes a bagel chomping, tiara wearing receptionist. Is this normal?

Game Time – To celebrate Mother’s Day – family gathers to debunk some Momisms in a fun game – Does Mother Know Best or Is She a Pest?

Not normal is what sets this show apart!

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’ SHOW – May 2, 2015 

Guest – Andrew Demeter a 17 year old political activist, filmmaker and journalist shares his award winning C-Span documentary – We The People – Genetically Modified?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Your annual doctor visit – a routine, a tradition, a good practice or not? Pat takes a 360 look.

Game Time – The boys arrive and decide to play another rendition of Shocking News From Around the World.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’ SHOW – APRIL 25, 2015

Guest – Gina Murphy-Darling aka Mrs. Green shares some green healthcare tips – filthy fashion and bat poop in mascara? Tune in to find out.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Your phone rings … it’s a telemarketer with an interesting home healthcare visit ‘opportunity’ that begs the question – does the patient benefit or does the venture capitalists profit???

Game Time – Crazy Rush-Elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office in New York joins Bob to play a weird health syndrome game – A Weird Truth or a Weird Spoof?

Too much fun for such a serious topic ~

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 18, 2015

Guest – Who are THOSE RADIO KIDS? A new youth oriented radio station is revealed.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Are you a patient or are you a population? What does this have to do with your personal health? Pat shares some thoughts.

Game Time – The gals from Solia Spa join the boys to play a new game – The Askit Basket where common medical terms and questions are answered.

Bonus – Pat ends the show with a cell phone story – Are you in love with your phone?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 11, 2015

Guest – Beth Kallmyer from the Alzheimer’s Association makes a brief appearance to share some shocking news.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Chemtrails, Wireless, and Alzheimer’s OH MY! Pat encourages you to Look Up! Those white lines in the sky are not vapor trails from commercial jets. Find out how the spraying of toxic chemicals in tandem with cell phones and other wireless technology can and does cause health problems.

GameTime – Mary Sheehan – founder of Prescriptions for Happiness and a registered pharmacist joins the gang for a fun game.

A mix of serious and fun makes this show Number One!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 4, 2015

Guest – Jason Wolf – The Beryl Institute talks about the patient experience

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Hit the Road Jack – What really goes on during a hospital discharge? Pat has the answers.

Game Time – What a treat! Dr. Chuck Gerba the world famous microbiologist from the University of Arizona joins the gang to play Dr. Germ’s Word Association. You won’t believe your ears!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 28, 2015

Guest – EMF Freedom – a chat with medical researcher and author Elizabeth Plourde. Are cell phones, cell towers, smart meters and other wireless devices killing us?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Have you ever heard your cell phone ringing when it wasn’t or anticipated the ring or buzz? Then you’ve got Ringxiety! Pat tells all.

Game Time – The boys arrive excited to play another round of Shocking News from Around the World. Does the Naked Mole Rat show up? You’ll have to tune in to find out.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 21, 2015

Guest – Dr. Robert Wachter founder of the term ‘hospitalist’ joins the show to share his patient safety insight.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is your medication falling of the ‘patent cliff’ and if so – what does this mean to you?

Game Time – The boys gather to play an oldie but fave game – Fear the Wheelchair. And Pat and good friend Darrel Hicks, author of the book Infection Prevention for Dummies – get dirty and talk about little known ‘restroomology’ secrets.

Where else can you get so much diverse patient safety tips and tools?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 14, 2015

Guest – Dr. Peter Pronovost – Johns Hopkins Hospital shares his esteemed advice and thoughts about patient safety in this reprise segment.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares a woman’s letter that details the symptoms leading up to her heart attack. Women take heed – this is not your classic male ‘grab your chest fall to the floor’ description.

Game Time – Crazy Rush-elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office shows up to read some emails as Bob goes missing and when he returns later in the show – he and a guest play Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe.

As always – filled to the top with healthcare and hospital safety tips and tools.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 7, 2015

Guest – Special guest Bruce Wisemen – Citizens Commission on Human Rights discusses how psychiatrists or doctors prescribe dangerous, potentially life-threatening psychiatric drugs to children without the parent or legal guardian’s consent. What can you do about this and what rights do parents really have? Pat asks the questions.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares an alarming hospital hazard – Alarm Fatigue! Yes – the ringing and buzzing is a problem for both the provider and the patient.

Game Time – The boys play another fun game to entertain and inform.

Another super sized show – so tune in!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 28, 2015

Guest – Melanie Tonia Evans a narcissism expert and coach tells her story and offers clues to recognize this devastating personality disorder.

 

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – I see Taiwan, I see France, I see someone not taking a chance! Pat shares breaking news as these two countries enact laws prohibiting young children from using wireless devices. Are the health hazards finally being recognized?

Game Time – And the boys invite a friend to play Shocking News from Around the World – the EMF Edition. Lots of crazy news – human hot spots – WiFi donkeys … it’s insane and informative!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 21, 2015

Guest, Tara Ventura – a spiritual teacher, psychic, numerologist, channel and empathy reads Pat’s name and birthdate. Is Pat vibrating at a high frequency?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Take this pill and shut up! Pat exposes the drugging of our youth.

Game Time – And the boys gather to play Shocking News from Around the World. Can you really brew beer in your gut?

Who knew that patient safety could be so intense and fun?

 

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 14, 2015

Guest – Dr. Carl O. Helvie, R.N., Dr. P.H. is the longest living lung cancer survivor who thrived without using chemo or radiation. He is best known for his development and implementation of the Helvie Energy Theory of Nursing and Health. Today he shares his journey and focus on holistic alternative integrative health and wellness interventions.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Second Opinions – can they make a difference? Pat delves into this important diagnostic process.

Game Time – The boys and a loyal fan play Jeopardy. Always a fun and fact-filled show!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 7, 2015

Guest – Dr. Will Sawyer – Founder of Henry the Hand Foundation – shares important insight on handwashing – including the 4 principles of hand awareness and the T zone. Spread the Word –  Not the Germ!                  

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat talks about healthcare acquired infections due to lack of handwashing and gunk left in endoscopes. Yikes!

Game Time – The boys play another fun but not so frivolous game. Is that a shock or is it a crock?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 31, 2015

Guest – Dr. William Rea – founder of the Environmental Health Center in Dallas -a  medical facility whose emphasis is the relationship of health and disease to environmental factors –  joins Pat to discuss EMF – electromagnetic frequencies given off by wireless devices and the health associated dangers.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat furthers the conversation about today’s “Wireless Takedown” and human health.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – January 24, 2015

Guest – Dr. Len Brancewicz – Registered Pharmacist, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, and a homeopath – shares his journey from traditional to natural medicine.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares the resource – Dollars For Docs – an online database of physicians who have received money from pharmaceutical companies. Is it a conflict of interest?

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 17, 2015

Guest – Lisa Bloomquist floxiehope.com shares the dangers of the antibiotics in the fluoroquinolone family. Have you been floxed?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat was floxed and tells the story.

Game Time – The boys pick an oldie but good – Fear the Wheelchair

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 10, 2015

Guest – Dr. Kim Bloomer an animal naturopath – Aspenbloom Pet Care shares her thoughts about the advantages of feeding a raw diet, and the ill health effects of vaccines, and micro-chipping. If you have or know a pet, today’s show is mandatory!

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Disgusting pet food comprised of dead, decayed, and diseased animals – pet food rendering plants, the FDA and more! Pat blows the whistle on conventional pet food.

It’s a ‘pawfectly’ eye-opening show that every pet owner must hear!

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JANUARY 3, 2015

Guest – Wendy Leebov, Language of Caring shares her recent family experience about doctor/patient communication and the patient experience.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Does a hospital discharge sound like Charlie Brown’s parents? Wah Wah Wah … Not anymore. Pat shares some communication ideas about post-hospital syndrome.

Game Time – The boys arrive to play another round of their fave game – Shocking News from Around the World.

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LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 27, 2014

Guest – Lisa Venn Advocate Alliance shares patient safety and patient advocate advice.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat’s top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

Game Time – Crazy Rush-elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office in New York arrives to play Shocking News from Around the World with Bob. Is it a shock or is it a crock? Tune in to find out

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 20, 2014

Guest – Dr. James Merlino – Chief Patient Experience Officer – Cleveland Clinic shares highlights from his new book – Service Fanatics – How to Build Superior Patient Experience the Cleveland Clinic Way

Healthcare Hazards of the Week – Pat discusses a listener’s email – all about her newly found infection prevention phobias – thanks to this radio show! (hint – hotel bedspreads, shopping carts, restrooms …)

Game Time – Fun holiday healthcare related jokes and Fear The Wheelchair, the holiday version.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 13, 2014

Guest – Barbara Loe Fisher – National Vaccine Information Center  – what do you know about vaccines and vaccine safety?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Naughty and not so nice holiday toys that pose serious health threats. Listen before you buy!


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 6, 2014

Guest – Bonnie Groessl, MSN – A Family Nurse Practitioner shares her insights on healing, integrative medicine, mind-body techniques, gratitude, more.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – The Lone Wolf Cries – a segment that addresses the silent harm being done to our healthcare providers as they work in a sea of radiation proliferated by under-regulated wireless technology.

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 29, 2014

Guest – Bonnie Kantor-Burman, Director Ohio Department of Aging shares her thoughts on patient centered care.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – A double play this week. Pat discusses drug and hospital induced dementia then shares a recent article about how Big Pharmacy spies on your doctors and your electronic health records in an attempt to sway prescribing practices. Find out what you should know and what you can do to stay out of harm’s way.

Game Time – A post Thanksgiving Day funfest as Joe shares some turkey jokes sent by silly listeners and then of course a fun game of Fear The Wheelchair – the Turkey Edition.

Bonus – Pat shares some safety tips for holiday airline travel.


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 22, 2014

Guest – Mike Taigman – emergency medical consultant, performance improvement facilitator, and former paramedic, shares some 911 safety tips.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Get your smart meter removed! A scary letter from a listener exposes utility company deployment of smart meters and the associated health hazards.  Since when do we answer to the utility company? Pat offers solutions.

Game Time – A fun guest joins the boys to play Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe?


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 15, 2014

Guests – Tuan Dam CEO of Cleanint and Mike Taigman General Manager at American Medical Response offer infection control solutions through Cleanint, a company who makes and distributes the CleanPen, CleanStethescope, CleanStylus, CleanHands and more.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares her recent interview when featured on the Glenn Mertz Living the Word program. It’s a cross contamination extravaganza. If you hate germs – you’ll love today’s program.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 8, 2014

Guest – Thomas H. Dahlborg Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategy National Institute for Children’s Healthcare Quality joins Pat discuss innovative tools and ideas to improve patient engagement and the patient experience.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week finds Pat as she enters the healthcare boxing ring and asks the question – “What does the patient experience mean to you?” – no jabs, no hooks, no punches …

Plus Radio Theatre – a patient engagement skit with Patient Patty and Dr. Joe – this is healthcare safety out loud.

Game Time – a loyal listener arrives to play Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe with the boys. Always about as fun as patient safety can be!

 

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 1, 2014

Guest – A vaccine attorney explains the ins and outs of vaccine exemptions.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is cross contamination in hospitals more deadly than Ebola?


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 25, 2014

Guest – Julie Stiles a healing and transformation coach returns to share her coaching wisdom – healing from the inside out, relationships, and more

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – I Spy with my big data eye … Who’s watching your buying habits and what does this have to do with your hospital, doctor, or insurance company? Here we go – Pat tells all. Big Brother – is that you?

Game Time – the boys enter the game chamber to dig out – Shocking News from Around the World


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 18, 2014

Guest – Julie Stiles shares her Autoimmune Adventures and offers suggestions on how to Take Back Your Power when it comes to your health care.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat retells some of her recent adventures as she watches a behavioral and power shift – speedy checkout brats, loitering diners, purple penguins … Your health and the health of our society begins with the ability to speak up and Take Back Your Power.

Game Time – no time today – sorry boys!


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 11, 2014

Guest – Josh Hart of stopsmartmeters.org tells all. How to avoid this dangerous meter, how to get yours removed, and many more pieces of smart advice. For you health and the safety of your loved ones – listen and take action.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – It’s health literacy month and Pat shares her perspective – who’s responsible?

Game Time – the boys play a new game called React to the Fact – is it a Really? Or is it No Big Deally?


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – OCTOBER 4, 2014

Guest – Russ Tanner of Global Skywatch returns to talk about the health dangers associated with mercury in dental fillings. What’s in your mouth?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat goes on a rant about the many health injustices caused by big biz that get little to no media attention.

Game Time – The folks from Solia Spa join the boys to play a fun game and the Naked Mole Rat shows up.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

Guest – Russ Tanner of Global Skywatch exposes the very real and damaging health effects of chemtrails ( the pretty white lines that criss cross the sky – that are NOT vapor trails)

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat lays a bit of foundation regarding chemtrails

Game Time – Hari Khalsa, the Healthcare Whisperer joins the boys to test her skills


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

Guest – Sharon Linder founder of GetJanes hospital gowns for women. Find out why it’s okay to bring your own gown to every doctor or hospital visit.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – are you IN or are you OUT? Pat explains why you need to know if your hospital stay is classified as an inpatient or under observation as a outpatient. What you don’t know might kill your wallet.

Game Time – the boys reunite to play a fave – Are you in Jeopardy or are you Safe?


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

Guest – Al Whitney, an Ohio activist shares her method of refusing vaccines, dui checkpoints, and other potential corporate government mandatory possibilities.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – 3D foods – are hospitals going futuristic? Pat whets your appetite for liquid meats, gelatin, mealworms, and nozzles. A savory segment!

Game Time – no games today, we got carried away with some serious conversations …


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

Guest – Marty Chadwick – Mediation Path  – shares simple ways to avoid conflict within a healthcare setting.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – a visit to a local cheesemaker causes Pat to discuss genetically modified foods. What’s in your cheese?

Game Time – Jeremy returns to play Squeak Up and Stay Alive with Bob – complete with squeaky dog toys.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 30, 2014

Guest – Dr. Chuck Gerba, microbiologist University of Arizona – takes us on a tour of a day’s worth of germs.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – itis, oma, osis, oh my! What can a prefix or suffix tell you? Pat shares some simple ways to understand medical jargon.

Game Time – Bob goes MIA so Rush-elle steps in and shares some emails with Pat

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 23, 2014

Guest – Dr. Robert Wachter Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California returns to answer some of your email questions about pay for performance, patient checklists, and the patient experience.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Pat shares a frightening email from a listener as she recounts a recent hospital experience. Unwashed hands, shared bathrooms, dirty toilets … it all adds up to an unsavory patient experience.

Game Time – An oldie but fave – Fear the Wheelchair. Joe returns …


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 16, 2014

Guest – Dr. David O. Carpenter, co-editor/author of the Bioinitiative Report – shares his advice about the negative health effects proliferated by wireless devices – smart meters, cell phones, WiFi in schools – and why the precautionary principle and prudent avoidance are important.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is technology in healthcare creating some unforeseen infection control opportunities? Pat shares a recent doctor visit that says Yes!

Game Time – No game today but rather an exciting Breakfast With Bob – where non GMO cornflakes, lawnmowers, and Bob’s musings combine for an interesting conversation.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 9, 2014

Guest – Sylvia Rudek director of the National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse explains the hard facts about abusive guardians and laws and what you should do today to stay safe.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat lays the groundwork about predatory guardians.

Game Time – no games but emails instead. Pat shares some listener’s questions along with a few sound bites.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – AUGUST 2, 2014

Guest – Dr. Paul Connett Fluoride Action Network shares little discussed facts about health hazards associated with the mandatory fluoridation of drinking water.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat is confused. Why does her hard wired computer still emit radiation even though the computer screen indicates that the wireless function is off?

Game Time – Zany Rush-elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office in New York pops in to play a fun game with Bob. Need we say more?


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 26, 2014

Guest – Cindy Sage co-editor of the esteemed BioInitiative Report joins the show to talk about the dangers of wireless technology utilized in hospitals. Think you’re safe in a hospital? Find out about the radiation sources. This is an eye-opening discussion just for you.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat is attacked by a primary care physician and tells all.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 19, 2014

Special Guest Alert – Dr. Lucian Leape known as the father of the patient safety movement in the United States, joins Pat to answer some listeners’ email questions.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares a recent medical “near miss”

Game Time – The boys gather to play another rousing game of Shocking News (scream) from Around the World.


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 12, 2014

Guest – Today’s guest explains why Sorry Works after a medical error.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Why are relationships important to a safe and successful hospital stay? Pat has some answers.

Game Time – The boys return to their roots and play Fear The Wheelchair.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JULY 5, 2014

Guest – Trombone Player’s Lung – a story told by today’s guest and how it cost her husband his life. If you know someone who plays a brass or wind instrument, then you must hear today’s show.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Misdiagnosis – Why does it happen? What can you do about it?

Game Time – And fun once again as the boys and guest play Shocking News from Around the World.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 28, 2014

Guest – Michael Seiler talks about personalized medicine and the role of pharmacogenetics. Big word with interesting results.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Medications cause death more often in men? Pat explores adverse drug reactions and ways to stay safe.

Game Time – Lisa Stewart and Melody Carl from Solia Spa join the boys to play a new game – The Ask It Basket!

Pharmacy and Fun all rolled into one.


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 21, 2014

Guest – Lisa Steward and Melody Carl from Solia Spa discuss skin health and related safety tips. They know how to keep your skin looking young and healthy.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is outpatient care safer than a hospital stay? Think twice before you answer. Pat shares some news.

Game Time – The boys dig into the game chamber to play a fave game. Always fun, fast, and full of free facts!


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 14, 2014

Guest –  Al Whitney from Parents Against Mandatory Vaccines shares four indisputable facts about the vaccine market and urges parents to understand the vaccine refusal form before signing off – this little tip is of paramount importance.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – An urgent care story featuring Bob and a nurse with bad glove protocol kicks off today’s show.

Game Time – A guest calls in to play Jeopardy with Bob. And everyone learns and has fun at the same time.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – JUNE 7, 2014

Guest – Rachel Weissburg – National Quality Forum talks about Never Events, pay for performance, and shares her own personal healthcare journey.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Robots or Real People? Pat shares ‘Louise’ – the talking head who just might assist with your hospital discharge.

Game Time – A guest arrives to play Jeopardy with Bob.


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 31, 2014

Guest – Sheila Brune – Founder of The Living History Program shares her father’s hospital journey and how that inspired her to improve the patient experience for others.

Pat’s POV – Are you a patient or are you a population? The answer just might determine your level of treatment.

Game Time – To celebrate the show’s ‘radioversary’ – the boys play a lightening round (of sorts) of three favorite games. Squeakers and horns are involved …


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 24, 2014

Guest – Thomas H. Dahlborg – Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategy – National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality in Boston gets fired up during his “Grill the Guest” segment

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Pat shares a patient experience excerpt from her newest CD.

Game Time – A crowd shows up to play Shocking News from Around the World.


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 17, 2014

Guest – Sherri Loeb, RN, BSN shares her journey as a wife and advocate for her husband, Jerod, former executive vice president of The Joint Commission. Her ‘tale of two cities’ exemplifies the patient experience – both good and bad.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Is it dementia or hospital induced delirium? Find out now before you or a loved one confuse the signs.

Game Time – Bob and Eric play a fun game – Is it a Shock – or – Is it a Crock? You’ll have to tune in.


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 10, 2014

The Mother of all Shows – Special Mother’s Day Edition

Guest – Darrel Hicks, author of Infection Prevention for Dummies shares some “restroomology.”

Game Time – Pat invites her mom and daughter to join the boys in a game to debunk mother’s wisdom – Does Mother Know Best or Is She a Pest?


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MAY 3, 2014

Anonymous Guest – Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Local Government Harassment

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat explores Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

GameTime – Rush – elle from Dr. Very Busy’s office shows up to play Shocking News with Bob. A fast-talking gal from New York who just loves Bob …


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 26, 2014

Guest – Kim Goldberg – author of the upcoming book Refugium: Wi-Fi Exiles & The Coming Electroplague joins Pat to discuss the health hazards associated with wireless technology.

Pat’s POV – Pat shares her point of view as she describes her cross country drive and her encounters with cell towers, radiation, and 50 cent showers?

Game Time – Joe pops in to play a fun game with Bob

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 19, 2014

Springtime Special – Squeak Up and Stay Alive Call Out – callers join Pat, Bob, and Jeremy to answer questions and it gets crazy with squeakers, cat calls, chicken clucks … it’s a “holiday hoppening” so tune in.

Bonus – Patient Patty and Dr. Joe re-enact a doctor visit.

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 12, 2014

Guest – Nick Jacobs FACHE -President of Windber Medical Center and Windber Research Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania talks with Pat about Healing Hospitals

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Relationships with your healthcare providers

Game Time – Are you in Jeopardy or Are You Safe? The boys return to play another round.

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – APRIL 5, 2014

Guest – Thomas Dahlborg – Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategy – National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality in Boston shares his refreshing thoughts about healthcare today and the patient experience.

Plus – his daughter, Samantha Dahlborg is Miss Maine – so cheer for her during the Miss USA pageant on June 8th.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Does anyone color anymore? Pat wonders about the lost art of coloring, the smell of crayons, and the patient experience.

Game Time – the boys play another rousing game of Shocking News (scream) from Around the World

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 29, 2014

SMART METER ALERT

Guest – Jerry Day – Emmy award winning television producer and Sebastian Sanzotta join Pat to reveal the solution – how to get your smart meter removed.

Game Time – the boys pick a game and it’s fun as usual.


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 22, 2014

SPECIAL SHOW

Guest – Skip Claypool – Candidate for Geauga County, Ohio Commissioner talks about the ill effects of regionalism. Haven’t heard of it? You must listen!

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 15, 2014

Guest – Morgan Gleason and Amy Gleason – a mother daughter patient activist team join Pat to discuss 15 year old Morgan’s YouTube rants about her hospital experience – as it pertains to the patient experience.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – C-diff in children is on the rise – not just in hospitals but out in public too. What can be done? Listen to find out.

Game Time – the boys choose Are You in Jeopardy or Are you Safe? Always seriously silly.

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 8, 2014

Guest – Jeanine Thomas founder of the MRSA Survivor’s Network – everything you need to know to stay safe from this infection.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Do you have Ringxiety? What about phantom vibrations? You’ll just have to listen as Pat tells all.

Game Time – Oh no! A crazy gal – Rush-elle – from the famed New York’s Dr. Very Busy’s office pops in to play Jeopardy. And we think she really likes Bob!


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – MARCH 1, 2014

Guest – Dr. Katia Moritz -talks about her new medical documentary –  UNDIANGOSED: Medical Refugees

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Just itching to share this one – Bed Bugs!

Special Alert – Pat talks about the rush to market technology as the future chasm between diagnosed and undiagnosed – plus a few more rants!

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 22, 2014

Guest – Dr. Robert Wachter Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California returns to answer some of your email questions about patient safety and the patient experience.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Now you can get your lab results with ease. Cameo appearance by Rush-elle!

Game Time – The lovely Lisa Stewart and Miguel Dejesus from Solia Spa join the boys to play Shocking News -The Skin Edition. Mole Rat skin care products? You’ll just have to tune in to find out.

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 15, 2014

Guest – Matt Lynch – State of Ohio House Representative – he’s back to  update his smart meter bill and a special EMF researcher and consultant, Sebastian Sanzotta joins the conversation.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – not so much a hospital hazard, but rather how to stay healthy in your own home from hidden culprits like Pat’s favorite appliance … the purple hair fryer.

Game Time – Everyone’s best pharmacist, Mary Sheehan Prescriptions for Happiness stops in with her husband to join the boys in a fun game of Shocking News – Beyond the Pill edition.

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 8, 2014

Guest – Lisa Stewart – owner of Solia Spa – Our new resident beauty expert shares the benefits of massage, facials, and personal time.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Sound the alarms. Pat shares an alarming health hazard.

Game Time – EMF expert, Sebastian Sanzotta joins the boys in a chilling game of Shocking News from Around the World – the EMF Edition. You will learn more than you want to know!

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – FEBRUARY 1, 2014

Guest – Mary S. Sheehan, pharmacist, coach, and owner of Prescriptions for Happiness – it’s not about the pill, it’s about the person. Find out how you can take a half hour to find your power with a one-on-one telephone coaching conversation.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Want to survive the healthcare boxing ring? Pat takes it beyond the “us versus them” mentality as a way to create a safe and positive patient experience.

Game Time – what game is it this week – and is the naked mole rat mentioned?

 


Listen to the Show – January 25, 2014

Guest – Elizabeth Plourde – Author of the book – EMF FREEDOM solutions for the 21st century pollution – talks with Pat about cell phone, smart meter, wifi and other health hazards.

Game Time – the boys are always excited to play everyone’s fave game – Shocking News from Around the World

 


LISTEN TO THE SHOW – JANUARY 18, 2014

Guest – Dr. Robert M. Wachter – Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California offers his sage advice about patient safety and the patient experience.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Are your medications falling off the patent cliff this year? Hmm … better listen and find out.

Game Time – The boys go back to our roots – FEAR THE WHEELCHAIR makes a comeback.

 

Dr. Robert M. Wachter


LISTEN TO THE SHOW – JANUARY  11, 2014

Guest – Jason Wolf, president of the Beryl Institute answers emails about the patient experience. Intelligent questions and insightful answers.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Wah Wah Wah … what do Charlie Brown’s parents and teachers have to do with post hospital syndrome?

Game Time – the boys enjoy another game and of course, the Naked Mole Rat is exposed.

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S PROGRAM – JANUARY 4, 2014

Guest – Kathy Kastner talks about Best Endings – how to live a life and end a life.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – How can that soft drink taste the same with 60% less sugar and what does that have to do with kidneys from an unborn fetus? Think before you drink … just saying …

Game Time – a special guest arrives to play Shocking News (scream) from Around the World.

 


LISTEN TO THE SHOW – DECEMBER 28, 2013

Guest – Lisa Venn, attorney and author talks about improving the patient experience through empowered patient advocacy.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares her top 10 healthcare safety resolutions for the new year. Add them to your list too!

Game Time – Join Pat and the boys as they attend a holiday party. Lots of jokes, music, laughs, and even Fear the Wheelchair.

 

Lisa Venn J.D., M.A. Advocate Alliance


 

LISTEN TO THE SHOW – DECEMBER 21, 2013

Guest – Barbara Loe Fisher president of the National Vaccine Information Center – do you know what’s in your flu shot or vaccine? Do you have a right to ‘informed consent’ when it comes to immunization?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat exposes some ‘naughty and not so nice’ holiday toys.

Game Time – the boys play Shocking News (scream) from Around the World – the holiday health hazard edition

 

Barbara Loe Fisher – nvic.org


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 14, 2013

Guest – Lee Tilson, attorney and philosopher ‘re-thinks’ patient safety. And what does this have to do with seat belts and smoke detectors?

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Why do you need someone to advocate for you during a hospital stay? Pat tells all …

Game Time – The boys play a fave game, plus audio clips from event attendees during the “Takin’ it to the Streets’ segment

 

Lee Tilson


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – DECEMBER 7, 2013

Guest – Leah Binder – CEO and President of The Leapfrog Group – Part 2 – Leah shares her thoughts about disrespectful doctors, how the Affordable Care Act may or may not alter patient safety and so much more.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat discusses the link between the recent outbreak of shingles and the chicken pox vaccine. What’s really going on?

It’s Game Time – The boys play a round of a favorite game and Eric and Pat divulge little known secrets about the Naked Mole Rat. Hmmm …

 


 

LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Guest – Leah Binder – CEO and President of The Leapfrog Group – shares the gold standard resource when it comes to hospital safety scores. Want to see how your hospital ranks? Is it an “A” hospital or is it ranked a “C” when it comes to patient safety? You should find out before you go!

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat goes ‘beyond the bull’ and exposes vaccines and flu shots. Do you know what’s inside the flu shot? Find out first – then decide if it’s right for you.

It’s Game Time – Joe returns to read some Thanksgiving jokes from emails sent by our fun and fabulous listeners. Plus – a rousing rendition of Fear the Wheelchair – the Turkey Edition.

 


 LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Guest – State of Ohio House Representative Matt Lynch returns to join the crowd and play – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World – The Agenda 21 Edition. Pat and the boys expose Agenda 21, Is it a shock or is it a crock? You’ll just have to tune in to find out!

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’s SHOW – NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Guest – State of Ohio House Representative Matt Lynch joins Pat to expose and discuss Smart Meters and Agenda 21 – this global health, privacy, and freedom crisis. Haven’t heard about this? You must listen!

Hospital Hazard of the Week – ”The Tale of URFO – the little lost sponge.” Pat tells a fractured fairy tale about foreign objects left behind in patient’s bodies after surgery – from the perspective of a missing sponge.

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S SHOW – NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Guest – Dr. Chuck Gerba – Pat and Bob visit a microbiology lab at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Find out what’s inside the petri dishes and virus labs – it’s a hoot!

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – This is no snoozer. Pat uncovers the truth about sleep apnea and anesthesia. They don’t mix!

It’s Game Time – Bob reunites with his fave radio rival – Jeremy as they play a fun game of Squeak Up and Stay Alive.

 


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’s SHOW – NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Guest – Bill Finn CEO Hospice of the Western Reserve – November is Hospice and Palliative Care month and we kick it off with one of the most  highly regarded Hospice organizations in the country – Hospice of the Western Reserve in Northeast Ohio. Listen as Pat learns about hospice with CEO – Bill Finn.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Is your microwave making you sick? Pat heats things up during this week’s healthcare hazard of the week.

It’s Game Time – the gang shows up to play another rousing game of Are you in Jeopardy or Are you Safe? Guest Hari Khalsa, the Healthcare Whisperer arrives to help out.

Bill Finn – CEO Hospice of the Western Reserve


LISTEN to THIS WEEK’s SHOW – October 26, 2013

Guest – Carla Ulbrich, the singing patient – humorist, author, songstress, and former patient. She shares how humor and songwriting kept her sane during her critical healthcare issues. Plus more sick humor by Carla.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – This week’s hazard is all about documentation – why you need it and how to do it.

New Game Alert – the boys play a brand new game – React to the Fact. Listen as they decide – is it a REALLY or NO BIG DEALY. Always fun yet informative.

Music played  with permission from Carla Ulbrich – http://www.thesingingpatient.com

Carla Ulbrich – The Singing Patient


LISTEN to THIS WEEK’s SHOW – October 19, 2013

Guests –  Dr. Anne Lyren, Pediatrician Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital University Hospitals of Cleveland and Carol Kemper, Vice President, Quality and Safety at Children’s Mercy Hospital join Pat to talk about great strides in patient safety when it comes to children. Ohio Children’s Hospitals Solutions for Patient Safety

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Mr. Sandman, Counting Sheep, and Feng Shui?  What is Pat talking about now? Find out why EMF’s just might be causing you to toss and turn.

Game – And the boys play a fave game – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World.

Two new guests join the “vignette club” – Dr. Tad Roediger – Roediger Chiropractic and Jack Warren – Comfort Keepers – listen for their 2 minute words of wisdom


LISTEN to THIS WEEK’s SHOW – October 12, 2013

Guest – John T. James – Chief NASA toxicologist, patient safety activist, and author of new groundbreaking study exposes the real numbers when it comes to medical harm.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Students, Masters, and Dirty Electricity. Listen as pat practices some EMF hygiene within her home office. hint – “unplug”

Game – the boys can’t believe this week’s – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World.

Plus meet our newest 2 minute guest expert vignette – Dr. Tad Roediger – Roediger Chiropractic

 

John T. James


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’s PROGRAM – October 5, 2013

Guest – Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer  Hari and the HIPAApotamus – listen as our special guest – Hari Khalsa, the Healthcare Whisperer talks about privacy laws – when they’re good and when they can weigh you down like a giant HIPAA!

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – October is MRSA awareness month and Pat shares facts and tips about this deadly staph infection.

Game – The boys show up to play Squeak Up and Stay Alive. You’ll enjoy these “radio rivals.”

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes. Allison McMeechan, attorney Schraff and King – Darrel Hicks, author Infection Prevention for Dummies – Elizabeth Bailey, author The Patient’s Checklist – Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer – Casey Quinlan, Mighty Casey Media – Chuck Woolery, Generation America, and of course – Geri the Germ makes his appearance.

Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’s PROGRAM – SEPTEMBER 28, 2013

Guest – Dr. Peter Pronovost – Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland – one of today’s most important leaders in patient safety answers listener’s questions. Part 2 – new questions

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat recalls her mom’s hospital experience in a segment called “The Hindsight Triplets – Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda”

Game – the boys gather to play a favorite gamelet – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World.

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes. Allison McMeechan, attorney Schraff and King – Darrel Hicks, author Infection Prevention for Dummies – Elizabeth Bailey, author The Patient’s Checklist – Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer – Casey Quinlan, Mighty Casey Media – Chuck Woolery, Generation America, and of course – Geri the Germ makes his appearance.

 

Dr. Peter Pronovost


LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’s PROGRAM – SEPTEMBER 21, 2013

Guest – Dr. Peter Pronovost – Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland – one of today’s most important leaders in patient safety answers listener’s questions. Part 1

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat reads one woman’s descriptive narrative of her heart attack – and how it differs from what we see on television.

Game – Casey Quinlan – Might Casey Media and author of Cancer for Christmas joins Bob in a rousing gamelet of Are You in Jeopardy – or Are You Safe?

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes. Allison McMeechan, attorney Schraff and King – Darrel Hicks, author Infection Prevention for Dummies – Elizabeth Bailey, author The Patient’s Checklist – Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer – Casey Quinlan, Mighty Casey Media – Chuck Woolery, Generation America, and of course – Geri the Germ makes his appearance.

Dr. Peter Pronovost


LISTEN to the Cleveland Show – September 14, 2013

LISTEN to the Phoenix Show – September 14, 2013

Guest – Dr. Lucian Leape MD a physician and professor at Harvard School of Public Health, who has been very active in trying to improve the medical system to reduce medical error answers some more email questions about patient safety.This is part 2 of his interview with Pat Rullo.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat goes “beyond the bull” and talks about being the voice of the “other side.” Meaning the side of healthcare safety that seldom is exposed.

Game – A loyal listener shows up to join the boys in a friendly game of ‘Are you in Jeopardy – or Are you Safe?’ Useful patient safety information served up in a fun format.

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes. Allison McMeechan, attorney Schraff and King – Darrel Hicks, author Infection Prevention for Dummies – Elizabeth Bailey, author The Patient’s Checklist – Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer – Casey Quinlan, Mighty Casey Media – Chuck Woolery, Generation America, and of course – Geri the Germ makes his appearance.

Dr. Lucian Leape


LISTEN HERE – Cleveland Show – September 7, 2013

LISTEN TO – Phoenix Show – September 7 & 8, 2013

Guest – Darrel Hicks – Infection Preventionist and author of the book Infection Prevention for Dummies – shares some secret “restoomology” tips.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat and a few cats – discuss the radiation effects of preventive full body scans and CAT scans in general.

Game – Bob and Jeremy have fun with Shocking News (scream) from Around the World.

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes.

 


LISTEN HERE – Cleveland and Phoenix Shows – August 31 and September 1, 2013

Guest – Allison Mantz McMeecham – attorney Schraff & King LPA – takes listener’s email questions about advance directives

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares her views on the cumulative effects of everyday radiation with an ear to cell phones.

Game – Bob, Eric, and special guest Darrel Hicks – author of the book Infection Prevention for Dummies delve into the game chamber and decide to play a fun radio game – Are You in Jeopardy – or Are you Safe?

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes

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Cleveland, Ohio Show – August 24, 2013

Phoenix, Arizona Show – August 24 & 25, 2013

Guests – Dr. Lauge Sokol-Hessner and Jennie Greene – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts – a look at their involvement with the Conversation Project – how hospitals can and should have frank end of life conversations with their patients.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Big Brother – Ghostbusters … Pat has much more to say about the “not so smart meters”

Game – Bob, Eric, and special guest Allison McMeechan, our fave attorney from Schraff and King delve into the game chamber and decide to play a fun radio game – Are You in Jeopardy – or Are you Safe?

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes

 


Cleveland, Ohio Show – August 17, 2013

Phoenix, Arizona Show – August 17 & 18, 2013

Guest – Dr. James Merlino – chief experience officer, Cleveland Clinic and president of the Association for Patient Experience – a candid conversation about what the patient experience means to patients, hospitals, and providers.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – What does a tuna sandwich have to do with how you interact with your hospital providers? Pat has some answers.

Game – Bob and Eric show up to play favorite radio game – Are you in Jeopardy – or Are you Safe?

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland, Ohio Show – August 10, 2013

Phoenix, Arizona Show – August 10 & 11, 2013

Guest -”e-Patient Dave” deBronkart – What is an e-patient and why should you be one? Dave has the answers. And by listening to this show – you may already be an e-patient just like Dave!

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat is interviewed by Glenn Mertz radio host of Living the Word. Listen as they talk about little known germy hiding places in the real world. Think menu’s, gas pumps, toothbrushes – oh my!

Game – Bob and Eric show up to play favorite radio game – Are you in Jeopardy – or Are you Safe?

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland Show – August 3, 2013

Phoenix Show – August 3 & 4, 2013

Guest – Dr. Edward Noffsinger – pioneer of group medical appointments – shares valuable information about this innovative healthcare delivery model that receives rave reviews from patients and providers. Find out why and ask your provider if this is right for you.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Pat gets serious about smart meters – a forced invasion of privacy by the utility companies with the added bonus of unwanted radiation. Shhh … you’re not supposed to know about this!

Game – Another fun round of FEAR THE WHEELCHAIR – everyone’s fave!

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland Show – July 27, 2013

Phoenix Show – July 27 & 28, 2013

Guest – Dr. Maria Hester – founder of the Patient Whiz – What if you could carry all of your medical information with you at all times and expedite your diagnosis and slash your medical bills using your phone? Well today’s guest has the answer. Dr. Maria Hester created the Patient Whiz to help you to become an empowered patient. Find out how – today!

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Pat talks about television drug ads – doctor and hospital advertising – and the newest healthcare exchange ads just hitting the air.

Game – The boys play their favorite game – FEAR THE WHEELCHAIR

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland Show – July 20, 2013

Phoenix Show – July 20 & 21, 2013

Guest – Jason Wolf – President The Beryl Institute, Washington DC – What is the patient experience? What should it be? How can we make it better? Who’s got the answer? Jason has the scoop.

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Pat says “hit the road Jack” as she shares tips to avoid hospital readmissions

Game – The fun and fab Casey Quinlan, author of Cancer for Christmas, joins Bob to play the always exciting game of Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe?

Plus guest experts offer  their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland Show – July 13, 2013

Phoenix Show – July 13 & 14, 2013

Guest – Dr. Lucian Leape MD – Physician and professor at Harvard School of Public Health – Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation Boston, Massachusetts Dr. Leape answers email, Facebook, and twitter questions from listeners – part 1 of the three part series

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Shared Medical Appointments – haven’t heard of this model? Here’s the pros and cons.

Game – Are you in Jeopardy or Are you Safe? The boys duke it out once again …


Cleveland Show – July 6, 2013

Phoenix Show – July 6 & 7, 2013

Let the fireworks begins. A special summer holiday guest segment featuring our fierce, friendly, funny, fascinating, and favorite patient safety experts. Can you guess who’s who? (Don’t worry – even we don’t know the answer to that!)

Guests – Casey Quinlan Mighty Casey Media ~ Hari Khalsa The Healthcare Whisperer ~ Darrel Hicks Infection Prevention for Dummies ~ Elizabeth Bailey The Patient’s Checklist ~ Patricia Schraff and Allison Mantz McMeecham attorneys Schraff and King LPA – Elder Law/Advance Directives

Hospital Hazard of the Week – Could visitors possibly be a hazard to your health? Pat shares her thoughts about how to be a good visitor.

Game – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World – Bob and Jeremy are joined by Christine DeOrio – the editor in chief of Mountain Living Magazine as they battle to determine if Pat’s healthcare statements are a “Shock” or a “Crock”


Cleveland Show – June 29, 2013

Guest – Paul Levy – former CEO Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and advocate for patient-driven care, eliminating preventable harm, and transparency of clinical outcomes. Today Paul shares his thoughts on hospital disclosure and apology following a medical error and his new book, Goal Play – Leadership Lessons from the Soccer Field

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat talks about the Patient Experience. What is it? Who is responsible?

New Game – Are You in Jeopardy – or Are You Safe? – Bob and a caller face off in this exciting new game filled with patient safety scenarios that ask the question – Are you in jeopardy – or are you safe?

Plus guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland Show – June 22, 2013

Guest – Pamela Klopfer exposes Trombone Player’s Lung – a life-threatening possibility for all those who play a brass or wind instrument.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat talks misdiagnosis – what it is and how to avoid being an all too common statistic.

Game – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World – guest Pam sticks around to play this fun and informative game

Plus special guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes


Cleveland Show – June 15, 2013

Guest – Paul Levy – former CEO Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and advocate for patient-driven care, eliminating preventable harm, and transparency of clinical outcomes. Today Paul shares his thoughts on hospital acquired infections and his new book, Goal Play – Leadership Lessons from the Soccer Field

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat talks about People – are they really hazardous to your health?

New Game – just in time for Father’s Day – Father Knows Best – the boys share dad’s advice as it pertains to patient safety

Plus special guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes

 


Cleveland Show – June 8, 2013

Special Guests – Dr. Woodward and Dr. Sands from the Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution following Medical Injury (MACRMI) talk about their state’s efforts to increase communication following a medical error.

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat looks back at her mom’s hospital journey. No one communicated or disclosed the medical error – no one apologized – no one offered any form of resolution.

Game Time – The Radioversary party continues … three games – FEAR THE WHEELCHAIR – Shocking News (scream) from Around the World and the ever popular Squeak Up and Stay Alive. Join Bob and Joe and ice cream cone squeakers and horns – a silly way to stay informed about healthcare happenings.

Plus special guest experts offer their advice within 2 minute vignettes

 


Cleveland Show – June 1, 2013

Healthcare Hazard of the Week – Pat shares her thoughts on Patient Engagement or “The Thrill is Gone”

The Birthday/Radioversary Celebration – a look-back montage of the last year – clips – snips – games, fun and lots of useful info from the past – never a dull moment on this show!

 


Previous archived shows available upon request