Health Talks with Tom Farmer show

Health Talks with Tom Farmer

Summary: Healthcare touches everyone. Health Talks is here to explore the #1 weekly healthcare issue whether patient, doctor or employer. Let’s fix healthcare together! Top CEO healthcare disrupter, Thomas Farmer, gets it answered in 8 minutes. #HealthTalks powered by Healora.

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 #009: Does your doctor care about you? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:08

Doesn’t feel like your doctor cares? Do insurance companies limit doctor consultation times? What percentage of time do doctors spend on administrative tasks? The average time spent with a patient in Los Angeles is about 7-1/2 minutes. Share the time you spent with the doctor in your last visit at:

 #008: OBAMACARE | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:06

Obamacare. Is it helping the people it most wanted to target? Let us know at:

 #007: Why does the hospital bill at 832% of the Medicare price? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:11

How Medicare pricing works in the system. Leave your questions at:

 #006: California wants to regulate Healthcare prices. Good idea? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 03:27

Healthcare price regulation has consequences: hear about the Iron Triangle of Healthcare. Give us your opinion at:

 #005: Healthcare as a Human Right | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 05:19

First, this is a philosophical question. The answer is no, healthcare cannot be a natural or human right. Find out why. Share your thoughts at:

 #004: Medical Bills with Company Insurance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:52

Are you an employee getting health benefits from your company? Does it matter if your company is self-funded? You might have a card with an insurance company name. Want to know how it works? Ask your questions at:

 #002: Why do Doctors charge so much? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:47

Last year the United States spent $3.2 trillion on healthcare. Guess what percentage went to doctor pay? The answer is 4%. That includes all spending including medication, and, still it shows that doctors are not the ones driving this rise in healthcare costs. Let's explore!

 #001: Postponing Medical Procedures / Anxiety and Pain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:28

Did you know? 1 in 3 Americans are putting off medical procedures because of cost (Gallup). That means someone you know or work with is likely worried, suffering or both because they can't afford a needed procedure. Ask questions and share the information so together we can make healthcare more affordable for everyone:

 #000: Welcome to Health Talks with Tom Farmer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 03:01

If we can all agree on something about Healthcare, it's that it is a mess. Health Talks brings an understanding of Healthcare, speaks about ways to remove costs and get more with greater transparency. It is about sharing awareness of healthcare information, issues and solutions. Tom Farmer answers your questions:


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