Healthcare Industry Podcasts

In addition to our clinical podcasts, UpToDate Talk is now producing episodes that explore healthcare initiatives with an impact on quality and patient safety.

Support for UpToDate Talk is provided by UpToDate, Wolters Kluwer. UpToDate is entirely funded by the subscriptions of its users and does not accept advertising or funding unrelated to subscriptions. The opinions in such podcasts are entirely those of the discussants.

The Road to Clinical Effectiveness

Date: Feb 17 2017

This episode features Dr. Peter Bonis, Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. Denise Basow, President and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness for Wolters Kluwer Health, discussing current challenges in the U.S. healthcare space, including undesirable variability in care, suboptimal patient outcomes and rising costs, and the digital solutions necessary to address these problems. We hope this will be a valuable insight into how a coordinated, harmonized, multitargeted digital solution might meet these challenges and improve healthcare delivery and outcomes for patients, clinicians, and payers.

Dr. BasowDr. Denise Basow is President and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness for Wolters Kluwer Health.
Dr. BonisDr. Peter Bonis is Chief Medical Officer of Clinical Effectiveness for Wolters Kluwer Health.

Evidence-Based Medicine and UpToDate

Date: Nov 23 2016

This episode features Dr. Gordon Guyatt, discussing general principles of evidence-based medicine (EBM) and how EBM is incorporated into UpToDate topics, using an example from a topic in UpToDate on aspirin for primary prevention.

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Dr. GuyattDr. Gordon Guyatt is Distinguished University Professor in the Departments of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, cofounder of the GRADE working group, and co-editor of the Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature.

Gordon Guyatt, MD Nothing to disclose