Health

Circle A Radio on 12/16/09

Air date: 
Wed, 12/16/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
2nd anniversary of the Lakotah Nation assertion of Soverignty

Dr. Don Thieman on the Health Care Industry

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 12/14/2009

 KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld speaks with Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. Thieman is now a medical director for CareOregon, which administers the Oregon Health Plan. With a front row seat to some of healthcare’s toughest questions, Thieman offers insight and criticism of an industry built on making profit.

 

28:23 minutes (25.98 MB)

Dietician Nancy Sullivan on diet and nutrition for people in hospice

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 12/14/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today, we'll hear Part Two of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan who works with people in hospice.

27:03 minutes (24.77 MB)

Health Insurance Bureaucrat Speaks Out

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 12/14/2009

Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director at Regence Bluecross Blueshield of Oregon says people have nothing to fear in the current push to reform healthcare. By and large those in government have our interests at heart much more than people in the insurance industry, he said. Thieman spoke with KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld about the profit-driven healthcare system and how the current reform bills in Congress represent just the beginning of turning our system around. For a partial transcript of this interview click here.

28:21 minutes (25.96 MB)

Alternative Radio on 12/22/09

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Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/22/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Stephen Bezruchka – Capitalism & Health (lecture)

Stephen Bezruchka teaches at the University of Washington. He worked for many years as an emergency room physician in Seattle. His particular areas of research are population health and societal hierarchy. He is author of numerous articles and essays. He is a contributor to "Sickness and Wealth," a book on the effects of global corporatization on health.

 

Radiozine on 12/14/09

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Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 12/14/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld speaks with Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. Thieman is now a medical director for CareOregon, which administers the Oregon Health Plan. With a front row seat to some of healthcare’s toughest questions, Thieman offers insight and criticism of an industry built on making profit.

Healthwatch on 12/14/09

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 12/14/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

HealthWatch with Dr. David Naimon is off this month.

Instead hear Health and Healthcare Forum with host Roberta Hall. She hosts part two of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan who works with people in hospice.

Queer Open House & Recruitment for The Other Team, Queer Youth Radio Show

Calling all Portland area youth:: do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning or are an ally to the queer community?

KBOO is hosting two open houses for The Other Team recruitment: Sunday Dec 20 from 3-5 pm and Monday Dec 28 from 5-7 pm. We need YOUth to create this queer youth radio show! 

During our open house, come on down to the radio station to check out the recording studios, find out how easy it is to make radio, and meet other KBOO volunteers creating queer radio.

Voices from the Edge: What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

program date: 
Thu, 12/10/2009

Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 domestic violence homicides took place in Multnomah County alone. In recent years, the state average has been eight murder-suicides a year. Is it the economic climate, a lack of social services, or deep-rooted cultural issues?

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave talk with Jennifer Warren, LCSW, a counselor with Portland's Men's Resource Center/Women's Counseling Center since 1998. She specializes in domestic violence intervention and recovery, and has worked extensively with men and women arrested for domestic violence. Join us in this discussion about what's behind domestic violence murder-suicides, how the problem is being addressed and what needs to be done to stop the violence.

56:00 minutes (44.86 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 12/10/09

Air date: 
Thu, 12/10/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murder-suicides?

What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

 

Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 domestic violence homicides took place in Multnomah County alone. In recent years, the state average has been eight murder-suicides a year. Is it the economic climate, a lack of social services, or deep-rooted cultural issues?

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave talk with Jennifer Warren, LCSW, a counselor with Portland's Men's Resource Center/Women's Counseling Center since 1998. She specializes in domestic violence intervention and recovery, and has worked extensively with men and women arrested for domestic violence. Join us in this discussion about what's behind domestic violence murder-suicides, how the problem is being addressed and what needs to be done to stop the violence.

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