Primary Care Cures

Primary Care Cures

Latest Episodes

Episode # 96 – Praveena Jaidev MD is One of 127,000 Foreign Medical Graduates Who Struggle to Join the American Medical Workforce Despite Severe Shortages. She’s Doing Something About it in Congress.
November 27, 2020

In this episode, Ron chats with Praveena Jaidev, a Hospitalist at SwedishAmerican and Member of Physicians for American Healthcare Access, a group dedicated to increasing healthcare access in underserved communities.

Episode # 95 – Michael Akinyele was the First Chief Innovation Officer for the VA with its 390,000 Employees and Offers his Perspective Where Primary Care is Going and Who is Driving the New Model.
November 20, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Michael Akinyele, Former and Founding Chief Innovation Officer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Here they discuss Michael’s time at the VA and how he brought innovation to the system and some of … Continue rea...

Episode # 94 – Meet Doug Aldeen an ERISA Attorney and National Activist Bucking for Fundamental Change as More Self-insured Employers Turn to Their Health Spend to Uncover Buried Treasure of 20-60% Savings and Better Outcomes for Employees.
November 12, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Doug Aldeen, General Counsel and ERISA Health Care Attorney. Here they do a deep dive into how employers are changing they way they are looking at health benefits for their employees due to the … Continue reading →

Episode # 93 – Round 2 with Katy Talento, Recent White House Senior Advisor, Epidemiologist, Benefit Engineer, and Former Nun Who Wins in the Transformational New Healthcare Economy.
November 06, 2020

In this episode Katy Talento comes back on the show to discuss patient advocacy, surprise billing, and more. She talks about the financial difficulty patients face when faced with a medical problem. She also talks about how she is personally … Continue...

Episode # 92 – MRSA and C. diff Should Not Have Messed with Jeanine Thomas Who Leads the MRSA Survivors Network, Which is Outing the Bigs Who Prefer to Bury THIS Epidemic Much Worse than COVID-19
October 29, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Jeanine Thomas, President/ Founder of MRSA Survivors Network, National Spokesperson for MRSA, MRSA Expert and Consultant. Here, they discuss the evolution of her long battle with MRSA.

Episode # 91 – Morris Miller, CEO of Xenex Disinfection Services Knows it Takes a Light Emitting Robot to Completely Eliminate in 2 minutes Pathogens like C-19 – Mayo, Waldorf Astoria, the Carolina Panthers, and Hundreds More Like Them Agree.
October 23, 2020

In this episode Morris Miller returns to explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed his business and made the demand for the disinfection robots his company makes to skyrocket. Last time Morris was on the show was 9 months ago … Continue reading →

Episode # 90 – Dr. Jaime Hope is a Master Teacher of Medical Students, an ER Doc, an Author Famous for Her Mantras. “The Answer is in The Patient.” “A Test is Always a Question.” More Nuggets Here – Listen Up.
October 16, 2020

This episode features Dr. Jamie Hope, Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author and Attending Physician at Beaumont Health Royal Oak’s Level 1 Trauma Tertiary Care Center. Here she discusses the importance of helping patients to change their lifestyles so th...

Episode # 89 – Wait! The Origin of Virtual Primary Care was Born the Day After the Birth of the iPhone? Meet Dr. Jay Parkinson the Original Creator and a Pediatrician Who Grew Sherpaa and Now as a Principal at Crossover Health Serve Up Primary Care a
October 07, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Dr. Jay Parkinson, Chief Designer at Crossover Health. Here they discuss what inspired him to create a virtual primary care platform. They dive into how it combined the scalability and accessibility of telehealth with … C...

Episode # 88 – Dr. Trent Talbot Overcame his and his Grandfather’s “Irreversible” Conditions by Deep Diving into Non-Traditional Solutions. Hear how The MediSearch Institute was born.
October 01, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Dr. Trent Talbot. Trent is the Founder of The MediSearch Institute. Here they discuss how Trent and his grandfather both suffered from chronic conditions for which they thought were untreatable.

Episode # 87 – Marshall Allen of ProPublica is as Respected as Healthcare Journalists Come. Shortlisted for the Pulitzer, He Exposes the Egregious Behavior of the Bigs. Learn What Drives Him Here.
September 26, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with brilliant healthcare journalist, Marshall Allen. Here they do a deep dive into the insights Marshall has gained into some of the shadier practices in the healthcare industry from his journalistic work.