Fixing Healthcare Podcast

Fixing Healthcare Podcast

Latest Episodes

#8: Testing, testing: Which COVID-19 test is best?
May 04, 2020

Research out of Yale confirms an alternative form of testing for COVID-19 is not only less painful than the widely used nasal swab, but also more accurate.

#7: Is it time to get back to work?
April 27, 2020

With small-business employment down 40%, Americans are ready to get back to work. But is the U.S. healthcare system ready for the nation’s grand reopening?

#6: What did scientists learn about the coronavirus this week?
April 20, 2020

It was a big week for science in our nation's quest to better understand and control the coronavirus pandemic.

#5: Can we ‘crush the curve’ of this pandemic?  
April 13, 2020

High-profile leaders have put forth plans to reopen the country, mitigate further damage from the coronavirus and "crush the curve". Will any of them work?  

Episode 20: Siddhartha Mukherjee on COVID-19, genes and physician sacrifice
April 12, 2020

In this interview, Dr. Siddartha Mukherjee discusses the ethics of gene therapy, his hopes for a coronavirus cure, and why doctors bring him to tears.

#4: Is this the week the pandemic peaks?
April 06, 2020

Is this the week the coronavirus pandemic peaks in the United States? Hosts Dr. Robert Pearl and Jeremy Corr examine the facts to answer the nation's most pressing questions about COVID-19.

#3: Why can’t we accept the painful truth about COVID-19?
March 30, 2020

Dr. Robert Pearl and Jeremy Corr tackle the uncomfortable truths about the pandemic, which politicians, the news media and public are reluctant to accept.

#2: When will the coronavirus pandemic end?
March 23, 2020

In the second episode of this podcast, hosts Dr. Robert Pearl and Jeremy Corr examine the difficult but important questions surrounding the future of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

#1: Why are we afraid of the coronavirus?
March 16, 2020

From the hosts of the Fixing Healthcare podcast comes a new show about COVID-19, with a focus on facts over fear.

Episode 19: Former VA Sec. explains why it’s so hard to serve your country 
March 10, 2020

In the final episode of season three, we welcome Dr. David Shulkin, the ninth U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs.