PodMed – Week of February 1, 2016


This week’s topics include depression screening, colorectal cancer screening by mail, nicotine patches by mail, and malpractice claims.

Program notes:

0:38 Colorectal screening by mail
1:35 FIT cards mailed
2:37 Less invasive for initial screen
3:17 Mailing nicotine patches
4:18 Easy strategy
5:00 Depression screening for all
6:00 CBT in depressed pregnant women
7:00 So many responsibilities for primary care docs
7:31 Malpractice claims
8:31 Mostly non-residents and older docs
9:27 No information on merit of claims
10:26 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/01/29/a-new-role-for-the-postal-service/