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Last update: 2015-07-06

07/02/15 Guest Grace-Marie Turner

2015-07-06 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Grace Marie Turner of the Galen Institute steps into the Doctor's Lounge with Dr. Scherz to discuss the King vs. Burwell ruling, the implications, and what, in the world, do we do now.…

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06/25/15 Guest John R. Graham

2015-06-27 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join host Dr. Michael Koriwchak and his guest John Graham as they discuss the effects of the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare.…

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06/18/15 Guest Dr. Jeff Terry

2015-06-22 :: david@americaswebadio.com
Length: 57s

Join hosts Dr. Scherz and Koriwchak as they discuss ICD10 with Dr. Jeff Terry and how it is going to affect doctors and patients and NOT in a good way. After listening to the show CALL YOUR CONGRESS PERSON!!!…

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06/11/15 Guest David Goldhill

2015-06-12 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Dr. Michael Koriwchak and his guest David Goldhill the president and CEO of the Game Show Network and now nationally recognized as a health care insurance/ObamaCare expert.…

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06/04/15 Guest Dr. Michael Strickland, M.D.

2015-06-08 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Dr. Strickland as they discuss Michael's re-opened private practice, on a direct patient care model, free of third party payer control.…

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05/28/15 Electronics in your Doctor's Office

2015-06-02 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Michael Koriwchak as he discusses the choices made in the American healthcare system and their real-world impact on doctors.…

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05/21/15 Guest Dr. Paul Teirstein

2015-05-22 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 59s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz as he welcomes the President of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS), Dr. Paul Teirstein. Both doctors dive into a deeper understanding of the maintenance of certification for physicians.…

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05/14/15 Update on EMR

2015-05-18 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join Dr. Koriwchak as he updates us on the bad and bad of the EMR.…

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05/07/15 Guest Dr. Jill Vecchio, M.D.

2015-05-08 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join host Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Dr. Jill Vecchio as they discuss the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force's Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations.…

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04/30/15 Guests Senator Dr. John Barrasso, MD and Ed Haislmaier, Topic Life of ObamaCare!

2015-05-02 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Dr. Michael Koriwchak and guests Senator John Barrasso, M.D. and Ed Haislmaier as they discuss the Supreme Court case King vs. Burwell and future of ObamaCare.…

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04/23/15 Guest Senator Dr. Tom Coburn

2015-04-27 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Host Hal Scherz interviews Senator Coburn on the next big challenge this obstetrician is undertaking on behalf of patient care.…

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04/16/15 Guest Twila Brase, RN

2015-04-18 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 56s

Dr. Michael J. Koriwchak, MD, is joined this week by Twila Brase, RN to discuss privacy concerns in today's healthcare system.…

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04/09/15 Guest John R. Graham (Very Important Show)

2015-04-10 :: david@americaswebadio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest John R. Graham, Senior Fellow at the National Center For Policy Analysis reveals the gimmicks behind the financing of the Medicare Doc Fix and unpacks the centralizing forces behind "quality" of care vs the "quantity" of care new regulations.…

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04/02/15 HealthCare from a Doctor's Perspective

2015-04-04 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Dr. Michael J. Koriwchak as he discusses latest in US healthcare from a Doctor's perspective.…

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03/26/15 What is the "doc fix"?

2015-03-28 :: david@americasweradio.com
Length: 57s

Join host Dr. Hal Scherz as he discusses congress and the current debacle that is the Medicare "doc fix" deal.…

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03/19/15 Topic: Behind Closed Doors

2015-03-23 :: david@amerivaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join host Dr. Michael Koriwchak gives patients a peak behind the curtain of doctor care. Find out how your doctor treats you when he isn't in the examination room.…

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03/12/15 Guest Dr. John Ammon and Dr. Jeffrey Singer

2015-03-19 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Hal Scherz, MD with special guests Dr. John Ammon and Dr. Jeffrey Singer to discuss the importance of education and healthcare. Join us as they share their passion for educating the public about healthcare via their new university course.…

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03/05/15 Topic: Pay for Performance

2015-03-06 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 59s

Join host Michael J. Koriwchak, MD as he discusses issues surrounding pay for performance and merit-based/performance-based criteria currently instructed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.…

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02/26/15 Guest Robert Moffit, PhD

2015-03-01 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Hal Scherz, MD as he welcome Robert Moffit, PhD of the Heritage Foundation to discuss the future of health care policy in the United States.…

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02/19/15 Do You Know What ICD codes are?

2015-02-20 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join Dr. Michael Koriwchak as he explains what doctors and patients will be faced with if the ICD 10 codes truly go into effect, from billing to care a REAL problem.…

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02/12/15 Guest Dr. Betsy McCaughey, PH.D.. Topics Guting ObamaCare, Nurses and PAs Practicing, the CDC and a confused President.

2015-02-15 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and guest Betsy McCaughey, PH.D., is a constitutional scholar with a Ph.D. from Columbia University, a patient advocate and health policy expert, and a former Lt. Governor of New York state. This is a must listen and share show!…

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02/05/15 Data Breaches, Regulators, Bureaucracy.

2015-02-09 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Now your most private information is now becoming a target through EMR. Patients enraged by the stonewalling of bureaucracy will have little redress. The only target of frustration will be the health care providers chained by the regulations and whim of bureaucrats thousands of miles away. Dr. Michael J. Koriwchak hosts the discussion.…

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01/29/15 Guest Dr. Phillip Spandorfer

2015-02-02 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

The sanctity of the Doctor-Patient relationship is the heart of our movement. That is not to say Government does not have it's limited role. Dr. Philip "Pip" Spandorfer, a specialist in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, joins show host Dr. Hal Scherz for a discussion on the pros and cons of Government regulation.…

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01/22/15 Guest Dr. Richard Armstrong, M.D.

2015-01-24 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Richard Armstrong, MD FACS joins host Mike Koriwchak, MD to discuss the shifting tides motivating doctors to finally start paying attention.Much of a reflection of the larger American public, more and more of the 800,000 plus physicians in America are awaking to the impact of ObamaCare on the practice medicine.…

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01/15/15 2014 Re-cap and a Look at 2015

2015-01-17 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

This week on the Doctor's Lounge Radio show join doctors and hosts Hal Scherz and Mike Koriwchak as they review the major highlights in healthcare in 2014 and preview what to expect in 2015.…

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01/08/15 Guest Rep. Dr. Tom Price, M.D.

2015-01-10 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Congressman Tom Price, himself a physician and professor of orthopedic surgery, joina Hal Scherz in the Doctor's Lounge to lay out the the new political realities and the strategic points of impact the D4PC Foundation and our audience can, no, must have.…

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12/18/14 Topic: The disruptive technology

2014-12-22 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join us for this compelling conversation about how the latest innovations are changing the way health care is provided in the US.…

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12/11/14 Guest Dr. Ori Hampel, M.D.

2014-12-12 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Dr. Ori Hampel joins us to discuss The Death of Private Practice Medicine - What it Means for Everyone. Join Dr. Scherz and his guest for this compelling conversation about the possible ramifications of current changes in the health care system in the United States.…

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12/04/14 Guest Frank Gaffney

2014-12-05 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Koriwchak and his special guest, national security expert Frank Gaffney Jr. Mr. Gaffney will join us to discuss the topic, Why Privacy and Protection in Healthcare is a National Security Issue.…

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11/20/14 "What Patients Don't Know About Board Certification and Medical Licensure"

2014-11-21 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Dr. Paul M Kempen, MD as they discuss Board Certification. Dr. Kempen as a board certified anesthesiologist, he has been actively following the mounting attempts to change board certification (from the originally resident educational outcome measure of excellence) into a basic requirement for a state license renewal (MOL).…

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11/13/14 Do You Know What "Meaningful Use" is?

2014-11-17 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join Dr. Michael Koriwchak as he discusses "Meaningful Use".…

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11/06/14 Guest Dr. Jeff English

2014-11-07 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Dr. Jeff English as they discuss what the 2014 elections may mean to your health care.…

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10/30/14 Guest Dr. Josh Umbehr, M.D.

2014-11-03 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join Dr. Koriwchak and his guest from Kansas Dr. Josh Unbehr as they discuss how doctors across the country are and can make health care affordable.…

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10/23/14 Guest Dr. Ori Hampel, M.D.

2014-10-24 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join Dr.Hal Scherz, M.D. and Dr. Hampel, M.D. as they discuss the disaster ObamaCare and Dr. Hampel give a recent example of a patient joining an ObamaCare exchange and when needed for her son was told she had to come up immediately with a $6000 deductible! It is just going to get worse!…

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10/16/14 Breaking News on Ebola, EMR, and Physician Pay for Performance

2014-10-19 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Confidence in our Health Care system is falling as the Ebola infections spread in the US. Confidence in the security and effectiveness of EMR falters in light of the breaches allowed by HHS. The revival of free market medicine. Listen in for the latest news informed by the experience of practicing physicians.…

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10/09/14 Ebola, Enterovirus, and the CDC

2014-10-13 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and Dr. Steven Lewis Shore in the Doctor's Lounge to consult on the troubling developments in the headlines. Boasting decades of research, publishing, and practical experience in immunology and pediatric medicine, Shore will explain the challenges and discuss the tasks before the CDC and its performance thus far.…

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10/02/14 Guest Sally Pipes on Where We Go Now!

2014-10-06 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Korichak and his guest Sally Pipes president and chief executive officer of the Pacific Research Institute, a San Francisco-based think tank founded in 1979. Prior to becoming president in 1991, she was assistant director of the Fraser Institute, based in Vancouver, Canada.…

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09/25/14 Guest Dr. Beth Haynes

2014-10-06 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Scherz and his guest Dr. Beth Haynes, the executive director of the Benjamin Rush Institute. We discuss the need to give young doctors in medical schools the perspective regarding healthcare that they don't receive from their instructors regarding free market solutions to healthcare delivery. This is the mission of BRI and we tackle the challenges she has encountered trying to fulfil this mission.…

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09/18/14 The Death of Comedy Legend Joan Rivers

2014-09-19 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Michael Koriwchak as he discusses the death of Joan Rivers and the impact and experience of doctors working for and with celebrities.…

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09/11/14 The End of Medical Innovation

2014-09-12 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Dr. Hal Scherz as he discusses Miracle drugs, new prosthetics, hybrid tech/medical innovations face the staggering mountain of filings, testing, time, and expense at the hands of the burgeoning regulatory medical bureaucracy.…

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09/04/14 Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession

2014-09-06 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Michael Koriwchak as he takes on the less than accurate words of Dr. Sandeep Jauhar and his article.…

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08/28/14 Guest Grace-Marie Turner

2014-08-31 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Join host Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Grace-Marie Turner, the President of the Galen Institute. She recaps with me the information presented at the healthcare Forum, sponsored by the Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation which took place at the 6th annual Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference. She explains why Obamacare is a dismal failure and offers solutions based on free market principles.…

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08/21/14 Topic: "calling Dr. smartphone…"

2014-08-25 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 58s

Can your smart phone be your next doctor? Listen to Dr. Mike Koriwchak describe the ups and downs of mobile health.…

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08/14/14 Topic Health Care Crisis

2014-08-21 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 59s

Joiin Dr. Scherz as he explores how lack of physician involvement in healthcare policy resulted in the healthcare crisis that we now face. We discuss how the American Medical Association has lost its way and no longer represents doctors, with less than 10% of the practicing physicians belonging to this organization. Finally, we present solutions that can turn around healthcare and make it work for everyone.…

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08/07/14 What if you accidentally got a WRONG prescription because of EMR?

2014-08-11 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Michael Koriwchak as he discusses Electronic Medical Records and how they might be HARMFUL to your health!…

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07/31/14 Guest Dr. Jeffrey English

2014-08-04 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Dr. Jeffrey English was our guest in the Doctor's Lounge this week, chatting about the restricted access to care brought about by Obabacare. Patients now find it more difficult to see the doctor that they want because of severely restricted provider networks on the part of insurance companies or receive the treatment that they need because of restricted drug formularies. Expect the pain to get worse for everyone on the path that we currently are on…

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07/24/14 EMR

2014-07-25 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 59s

Join host Michael Koriwchak as he discuss the pros and cons of the Electronic Medical Records system.…

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07/17/14 Guest Dr. Richard Armstrong, M.D.

2014-07-18 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Dr. Armstrong as they discuss the A, B, C and Ds of Medicare. 70% over 65 years of age don't really know Medicare!…

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07/10/14 Guest Dr. Brian Hill

2014-07-12 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join host Dr. Mike Koriwchak and special guest Dr. Brian Hill as they discuss the problems created by a third-party system in health care. They discuss the history of health insurance, the current situation and possible solutions.…

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07/03/14 Guest Dr. Jeff Segal

2014-07-06 :: Dr. Hal Scherz
Length: 58s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and Dr. Jeff Segal neurosurgeon and lawyer as they discuss frivolous lawsuits and what doctors experience when they're sued.…

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06/26/14 Host Dr. Michael Koriwchak

2014-07-02 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 59s

Join Dr. Koriwchak as he discusses the evolving VA scandal and care given our vets plus much more.…

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06/19/14 Guest Dr. Lee Gross

2014-06-22 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 56s

Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Dr. Gross in the lounge as they discus Epiphany Health which is a very interesting option for medical care designed by Dr. Gross.…

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06/12/14 First Show of The Doctor's Lounge

2014-06-12 :: david@americaswebradio.com
Length: 57s

Join hosts Dr. Scherz and Dr. Koriwchak as they introduce their new show and discuss the VA scandal and crisis.…

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Dr. Hal Scherz
Hal C. Scherz MD has been practicing pediatric urology for 23 years. He has been in private practice in San Diego, California and in Atlanta, Georgia and has been on the faculty of the University of California- San Diego and Emory University. He has been involved in resident and fellow training for all of his career, and has published over 75 peer reviewed articles and contributed chapters to 6 academic texts. He has been a reviewer for over 20 years for the major peer reviewed journals in Urology, has been a primary investigator in numerous clinical research projects and been invited to be a visiting professor in a number of institutions. Dr. Scherz is a former president of the American Association of Pediatric Urologists.

Dr. Scherz has been the chief of Pediatric Urology and Managing Partner of Georgia Pediatric Urology since 1994. He has served on the boards of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Ambulatory Surgery Center, The Children's Helthcare Network, and Georgia Pediatric Subspecialists. He currently is involved in the exploratory committee to organize a city wide Pediatric ACO in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Scherz has been the Medicaid reviewer for Pediatric Urology since 1996. He has been named as one of the top physicians by Atlanta Magazine, every year since 2005.

In May of 2009, Dr. Scherz founded the physician group, Docs 4 Patient Care, which has subsequently become one of the most prominent physician groups in championing sensible healthcare reform. He was a featured speaker on a healthcare panel at CPAC in 2010. He has had 2 Wall Street Journal opinion pieces published in 2010 and others featured in Real Clear Politics and other online publications. He has appeared on over 50 nationally syndicated radio shows and on Fox News shows.

Dr. Mike Koriwchak
Dr. Michael J. Koriwchak received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1988. He completed both his Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  Dr. Koriwchak continued at Vanderbilt for a fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice.  He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

After training Dr. Koriwchak moved to Atlanta in 1995 to become one of the original physicians in Ear, Nose and Throat of Georgia. He has built a thriving practice in Laryngology, Care of the Professional Voice, Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and General Otolaryngology.  A singer himself, many of his patients depend on their voice for their careers. Some are well-known entertainers.

Dr. Koriwchak has performed thousands of thyroid, parathyroid and head and neck cancer operations.  He was also one of the first to offer balloon sinuplasty for the treatment of chronic sinusitis.

Dr. Koriwchak has also been working with information technology since 1977. While an undergraduate at Bucknell University he taught a computer-programming course. In medical school he wrote his own software for his laboratory research. In the 1990’s he adapted generic forms software to create one the first electronic prescription applications. Soon afterward he wrote his own chart note templates using Visual BASIC script. In 2003 he became the physician champion for ENT of Georgia’s EMR implementation project. This included not only design and implementation strategy but also writing code. In 2008 the EMR implementation earned the e-Technology award from the Medical Association of Georgia. He has been writing about health information technology since 2010 and has 2 articles published on Townhall.com.

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