PodMed – Week of October 27, 2014


This week’s topics include persistent banned substances in supplements, knowledge of central venous catheters among physicians, vitamin D levels and different types of milk, and MD versus hospital owned practices and costs.

Program notes:

0:44 Vitamin D levels and milk
1:37 High risk of having very low vitamin D level
2:40 Ricketts a possibility
3:13 Continued presence of FDA banned substances in supplements
4:11 2/3 had banned substances
5:23 MD and hospital owned practices
6:24 75% physician owned
7:24 ACOs are a medical fad
8:15 Central venous catheters and physician knowledge
9:15 21% of clinicians interviewed didn’t know it was there
10:37 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/10/24/cows-milk-wins-at-least-for-now/