Managing the System Archive

Developments in Renal Medullary Carcinoma

Robin and Mike have an enlightening discussion with Cora Connor, Founder of R. M. C. Inc. http://www.rmcsupport.org/, a grassroots non-profit established to provide information and support for those suffering with Renal Medullary Carcinoma. They talk about the rarity and lack of research and knowledge about this little-known cancer and how the collaboration of a worldwide group of […]

Updating the Advocacy Activities of Robin and Mike

Robin and Mike have a discussion about their current activites in healthcare advocacy, and how advocacy can be benficial to persons dealing with personal challenges in .medical conditions

Patient-Centered Primary Care – Revising Payment Models to Improve Care


Arlene Ash discusses suggested strategies for revising how doctors are paid to improve primary care.

Financial Toxicity in Cancer Treatment


Is the cost of care damaging the mental and physical health of the patient? Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld talks about financial toxicity as a factor in cancer care.

Involuntary Discharge from Dialysis


Patients who are disruptive or non-compliant risk being discharged from dialysis, which puts them at high risk of dying.

Relay for Life … time to cure cancer

Just as many technologies had to grow to the point that SmartPhones are possible, so in medicine we are now at the point that a cure for cancer is possible.

Patients and doctors unite to cure Kidney Cancer

Dena Battle discusses how she worked to found the Kidney Cancer Research Alliance KCCure.org

Welcoming Karen Gibson

Joyce and Robin speak with Karen G. of Florida. Karen shares her story of living with kidney cancer and working with others in her community to inspire them with hope.

What Can We Do About Drug Prices?


Joyce and Robin speak with Abbey Meyers, founder of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), about her new book Orphan Drugs: A Global Crusade.

Shortening the Time to Treatment


Robin and Joyce speak with Zoe Barry of ZappRx, a secure online platform allowing patients, physicians and pharmacists to improve patients’ access to treatment.