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Anish Koka

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MedTwitter Reaction to COVID-19 With Anish Koka and Saurabh Jha

Outspoken Oncology

Anish Koka (@anish_koka), MD, cardiologist in Philadelphia, and Saurabh Jha (@RogueRad), MD, radiologist in Philadelphia, discuss the initial reaction by MedTwitter to the pandemic outbreak, when the community realized it was a serious situation at hand, and the dangers of "politicizing" all aspects of the discussion.

1hr 9mins

16 Jun 2020

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Dr. Anish Koka - Fears the Blending of COVID Science and Politics

Trish Wood is Critical

Dr. Anish Koka, a Philadelphia cardiologist and chronicler of medicine explains why COVID deaths at LTC facilities were so high and sadly, how many of them might have been prevented. Dr. Koka laments that frontline doctors weren’t listened to and critiques the heavy reliance on public health officials and bureaucrats whose protocols may have done more harm than good. He fears the politicizing of science and believes we saw much of this on display during the crisis.  Note: This episode was recorded before national unrest erupted over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police.

1hr 28mins

8 Jun 2020

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Episode 057: Men Have More Heart Disease Than Women, Really They Do. A Conversation with Dr. Anish Koka

The Paradocs Podcast with Eric Larson

February marks the month designated by the American Heart Association as its "Go Red for Women" campaign to raise awareness of the real risk of heart disease in women. Too often, men are seen as the victims of heart attacks and people forget that women can suffer from heart disease as well. In fact, women die more from heart disease than men, right?Well, not exactly. And that's what we discuss in the show.


30 Jul 2019

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Episode 021: Casualties in Public Reporting for Health Care with Dr. Anish Koka

The Paradocs Podcast with Eric Larson

Few are aware of the practice of public reporting for health care and on its face, it seems to be an obvious goal for policymakers. However, comparing health care systems, hospitals, or individual physicians is incredibly complex and probably impossible to do in any sort of meaningful way. Traditionally, patients relied upon local knowledge with their primary care physician to refer to the best few specialists.


19 Sep 2018

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