Speak Up and Stay Alive

Speak Up and Stay Alive

Episodes

  • A Listener Sends a Scary Email

    Aug 27, 2014 | 53 min
    Home health aides who steal and do drugs? Shared and dirty hospital toilets? Doctors who don't wash their hands? Yes, this and more as Pat shares a scary email from a listener. Later, Dr. Robert Wachter arrives to talk about the patient experience and then the boys gather to play their fave game, Fear the Wheelchair. An eyebrow raising show. Oh and did we mention honking geese? This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Dirty Hands and Technology Don't Mix

    Aug 18, 2014 | 53 min
    Technology in the healthcare setting is creating a new infection control hazard. Pat shares some dirty hand stories. Then David O. Carpenter, M.D. co-editor/author of the Bioinitiative Report shares his thoughts about the health hazards associated with smart meters, cell phones, and wifi in schools. The precautionary principle and prudent avoidance are recurring themes. And don't miss - Breakfast with Bob! This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Predatory Guardians

    Aug 16, 2014 | 53 min
    Elder abuse? Guardian abuse? Yes - it happens more often than we know. Sylvia Rudek director of the National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse tells all. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Medicated Water - Radiated Computers

    Aug 7, 2014 | 53 min
    What's in your water? Did you give 'informed consent' to the mandatory fluoridation of your water? What is it doing to your health? Dr. Paul Connett from fluoridealert.org shares his research and perspective. Pat has radiation leaking from her computer and doesn't know why. What's up with that? And Rush-elle from Dr. VeryBusy's office in New York joins Bob to play a fun game of Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. Always serious and fun rolled into one. http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • WiFried Hospital Stays

    Jul 28, 2014 | 52 min
    Special guest Cindy Sage - BioInitiative Report talks about wireless technology and health hazards in the hospital Think you're there to heal? Think again! Pat shares a healthcare hazard - a recent 'near miss' when a doctor prescribes conflicting medications. This is an important show with no game segment. Hospitals are frying patients under the guise of technological progress. Infants are especially at risk. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Dr. Lucian Leape & Patient Safety

    Jul 21, 2014 | 53 min
    Dr. Lucian Leape MD - a physician and professor at Harvard School of Public Health joins Pat Rullo to answer listener's questions about patient safety. Pat shares a recent patient experience and the boys show up to play another round of Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Relationships, Tuna, and Sorry Works

    Jul 14, 2014 | 52 min
    What do your relationships with doctors and nurses have to do with a tuna sandwich? Pat tells all. Plus a guest shares why Sorry Works, when it comes to admitting and apologizing for a medical error. And the boys gather to play an oldie but goodie - Fear the Wheelchair. Another audio treat! http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Trombone Player's Lung

    Jul 7, 2014 | 52 min
    Do you or someone you know play a brass or wind instrument? Take a peek inside and you'll likely find mold. Deadly mold killed band member and the husband of today's guest due to a misdiagnosis. Was his beloved horn at fault? And our guest sticks around to play today's game. Lot's of unusual information rolled into one lifesaving program. http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Meds, Genetics and the Ask it Basket

    Jul 1, 2014 | 52 min
    What role do your genetics play when it comes to taking medications? A simple cheek swab might be the answer. And what about drugs and interactions? Pat shares some news regarding personalized medicine. Plus a crowd shows up to play a new game - The Ask it Basket - with Word Nerd, A Dose of Gross, and so much more. http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Outpatients and Beautiful Skin

    Jun 23, 2014 | 52 min
    Pat exposes the dangers of outpatient care. The hazards are not just in hospitals so beware. Two lovely gals from Solia Spa join the show to share skin and beauty safety tips. Plus the boys enjoy another round of Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. Where else can you stay safe and look beautiful all at the same time? This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Mandatory Vaccines and Dirty Gloves

    Jun 16, 2014 | 52 min
    Guest - Al Whitney from Parents Against Mandatory Vaccines shares four indisputable facts about the vaccine market and urges parents to understand the vaccine refusal form before signing off - this little tip is of paramount importance. Healthcare Hazard of the Week - An urgent care story featuring Bob and a nurse with bad glove protocol kicks off today's show. Game Time - A guest calls in to play Jeopardy with Bob. And everyone learns and has fun at the same time. http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • People or Robots

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Look out for Louise. She's the new robot with creepy eyebrows who just might discharge you from the hospital. What do you think - people or robots? Special guest Rachel Weissburg from the National Quality Forum talks about Never Events - outcomes you should 'never' experience or pay for during a hospital stay. Plus the boys invite a guest to play one of their fun games. A jam packed show with clues on how to survive any hospital stay. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Radioversary Special

    Jun 4, 2014 | 52 min
    To celebrate our radio birthday - or is it a radioversary - the boys decide to play lightening rounds of three of their most favorite games - Shocking News from Around the World, Fear the Wheelchair, and Squeak Up and Stay Alive. Pat exposes the new healthcare mindset - Populations versus People - and today's guest - Sheila Brune shares her dad's hospital demise that prompted her to create the Living History Program. A fun filled show guaranteed to inform and entertain. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Grill the Guest

    Jun 4, 2014 | 52 min
    Pat grills her guest like a juicy summer steak and asks for one word answers. Tom Dahlborg - CFO of The National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality is happy to submit to the heat. Plus Pat delves into the meaning of the word 'experience' especially as it applies to the patient experience. And for added fun - family members show up to play Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. Fun, fast-paced, and full of healthcare and hospital safety tips and tools. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Hospital Induced Dementia

    May 19, 2014 | 52 min
    No - you may not have dementia or early stages of Alzheimer's. If you're a patient in a hospital - you may have hospital induced dementia due to a variety of reason - medications, dehydration ... Pat shares all. And special guest Sherri Loeb joins the program to talk about her experiences as a patient advocate for her husband, Jerod, an executive vice president for the Joint Commission. And as usual, the boys play their favorite game - Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Mother's Wisdom Debunked

    May 12, 2014 | 52 min
    A special mother's day show that asks the question - "Does Mother Know Best or Is She a Pest?" Pat and crew tackle common mother's advice to determine the validity in today's world. Fun, foolish, and full of facts ... This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Chemically Sensitive Woman Harassed

    May 5, 2014 | 53 min
    Pat shares a phone call from a listener who has multiple chemical sensitivities and is harassed by her local lawmakers. Garbage trucks park in front of her home, purposely spewing diesel fumes into her house. EMS responders arrive late and make fun of her on recorded 911 calls. This is a frightening comment on how government and political characters have little sympathy and compassion for those with non-recognized disabilities. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Refugium, WiFi, Electroplague

    Apr 28, 2014 | 52 min
    Where do you go when an invisible matrix spanning the globe is making you sick? Special guest - Kim Goldberg - author of the upcoming book, Refugium - Wi-Fi Exiles & The Coming Electroplague joins the program. Pat looks back on her cross country driving trip and the disturbing juxtaposition of peaceful farmlands and monstrous cell towers And the boys arrive to play Shocking News from Around the World - the "busted" edition. http://www.electroplague.com http://www.speakupandstayalive.com This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Dirty Electricity and Unsafe Hospitals

    Apr 21, 2014 | 52 min
    Pat shares facts about the dangers of electromagnetic fields and later John James - chief toxicologist for NASA shares his new and groundbreaking findings about unnecessary hospital deaths due to errors. The new number is staggering. And the boys go back to an old fave game - Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. An interesting mix of topics and news jam packed into one show. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Women, Hearts, & Patient Safety

    Apr 14, 2014 | 52 min
    The prestigious Dr. Peter Pronovost joins the show to answer listener's email questions about patient safety. Interesting questions and insightful answers from a world famous expert. And Pat shares a story about a woman's heart attack and shares the signs and symptoms. Plus the boys decide to grab a friend and play Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe. A full program rich with life-saving tips and tools to keep you safe during any healthcare or hospital encounter. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • The Patient Experience and Crayons

    Apr 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Does anyone color anymore? Discover the true meaning of the patient experience through a box of crayons. Plus special guest - Thomas Dahlborg - NICHQ.org continues with his thoughts about healthcare today and the patient experience. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Remove Your Smart Meter

    Apr 4, 2014 | 52 min
    Pat and her guest Jerry Day, an Emmy award winning television producer, share a little known way to deal with your utility company to get that radiation emitting surveillance device - better known as a "smart meter" off of your home. If you do nothing else - share this episode with everyone on your list. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Teens, Tweens, and the Patient Voice

    Mar 21, 2014 | 52 min
    Children and teens are at the back end of health hazards and poor healthcare practices. This episode exposes the rise in the C-diff bacterium as it relates to children and the overuse of antibiotics. Today's guest, Morgan Gleason is a 15 year old patient activist whose YouTube video's are getting national recognition within the patient experience world. And the boys play Are You in Jeopardy or Are You Safe - just a fun way to explore little known healthcare hazards. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • EMF’s, Cell Phones, & Wi-Fi Oh My!

    Feb 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Guest - Elizabeth Plourde - Author of the book - EMF FREEDOM solutions for the 21st century pollution - talks with Pat about cell phone, smart meter, wifi and other health hazards. Game Time - the boys are always excited to play everyone's fave game - Shocking News from Around the World This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Wachter’s World and the Patent Cliff

    Feb 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Guest - Dr. Robert M. Wachter - Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California offers his sage advice about patient safety and the patient experience. Healthcare Hazard of the Week - Are your medications falling off the patent cliff this year? Hmm ... better listen and find out. Game Time - The boys go back to our roots - FEAR THE WHEELCHAIR makes a comeback. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Patient Experience & Charlie Brown

    Feb 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Guest - Jason Wolf, president of the Beryl Institute answers emails about the patient experience. Intelligent questions and insightful answers. Healthcare Hazard of the Week - Wah Wah Wah ... what do Charlie Brown's parents and teachers have to do with post hospital syndrome? Game Time - the boys enjoy another game and of course, the Naked Mole Rat is exposed. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Living, Dying, & 60% Less Sugar

    Feb 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Guest - Kathy Kastner talks about Best Endings - how to live a life and end a life. Healthcare Hazard of the Week - How can that soft drink taste the same with 60% less sugar and what does that have to do with kidneys from an unborn fetus? Think before you drink ... just saying ... Game Time - a special guest arrives to play Shocking News (scream) from Around the World. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • The Patient Experience Us vs Them?

    Feb 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Guest - Mary S. Sheehan, pharmacist, coach, and owner of Prescriptions for Happiness - it's not about the pill, it's about the person. Find out how you can take a half hour to find your power with a one-on-one telephone coaching conversation. Healthcare Hazard of the Week - Want to survive the healthcare boxing ring? Pat takes it beyond the "us versus them" mentality as a way to create a safe and positive patient experience. Game Time - what game is it this week - and is the naked mole rat mentioned? This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).

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