Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., associate professor of pediatrics and director of the Center of Health Policy and Professionalism Research at Indiana University School of Medicine, will explain the new rules for preventive care coverage, a result of the new health care reform legislation. Carroll will also explain the significance of the appointment of Donald Berwick, M.D., administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Rachel Manber, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Stanford School of Medicine, will discuss her study of using acupuncture to treat depression in pregnant women.
David Flockhart, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical pharmacology and David Haas, M.D., director of clinical research and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, both with the IU School of Medicine, will explore current studies in determining what drugs are safe for pregnant women.
Lia Logio, M.D., director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program and vice chair for education at Weill Cornell Medical College, will discuss her recent finding that medical residents are discouraged from reporting medical errors.
This week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup” will explore a study that found older women who marry younger men have a reduced life expectancy.
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Sound Medicine is underwritten by Clarian Health, IU Medical Group and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Reports on Primary Health Care topics are sponsored by Wishard Health Services.
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