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Is Your Doctor Up-To-Date?

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Is Your Doctor Up-To-Date?

Is Your Doctor Up-To-Date?

Is Your Doctor Up-To-Date?

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Linda Golodner President, National Consumers League Represents, National Council on Patient Information and Education Represents, National Patient Safety Foundation Dr. Albert Wu Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Almost every state requires physicians to complete a certain number of hours per year of continuing medical education in order to keep their licenses. But a 1996 patient survey by Duke University suggests that many MDs still rely on outmoded treatments and outdated medical thinking. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at how to determine if your doctor is up to speed on the latest research and medical techniques.