Treat You Better is a parody of the 2016 Shawn Mendes song "Treat You Better". Many pay-for performance initiatives in health care have some major limitations - most importantly pay-for-performance (P4P) initiatives typically forget that individual patients should be involved in heath care decision-making activities. Lyrics and video production: James McCormack. Vocals: Shae … [Read more...]
Podcasts & Videos are an exciting new way of disseminating educational content. You can listen online or subscribe in iTunes to have each new episode delivered to your iPod/iPhone. The Therapeutics Initiative Podcast covers topics from the Therapeutics Letter or other topics we are currently working on presents them in an entertaining, user-friendly podcast format.
While we attempt to use the best synopses of the evidence, the content has NOT been reviewed or sanctioned by the TI. Any opinions are our own, based on 20+ years of practice and ongoing reviews of the evidence. Always remember: opinion (without explicit reference to clinical evidence) is the lowest level of evidence.
In this special edition of the TI Podcast, 4th year medical student Greg Costello sits down with Dr. Tom Perry and Dr. Aaron Tejani of the UBC Therapeutics Initiative to talk about the TI. In this "tell all" extended podcast they describe how the TI was established back in 1994 at the University of British Columbia, tell several fascinating stories illustrating some of the things the TI has … [Read more...]
This Therapeutics Initiative podcast features Ms. Johanna Trimble in conversation with Dr. Tom Perry of the UBC Therapeutics Initiative discussing polypharmacy and approaches to reducing it, the topic of Therapeutics Letter 90, June - July 2014. Scroll down and click play to listen to this podcast. Read the Letter PODCAST OUTLINE: A) Family members can help advocate for patients … [Read more...]
Hosted by Alan Cassels with guests Dr Jim Wright Reporting the findings of the Cochrane Hypertension Review group's findings treatment of mild hypetension. People with no previous cardiovascular events or cardiovascular disease represent a primary prevention population. The benefits and harms of treating mild hypertension in primary prevention patients are not known at present. This review … [Read more...]