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Listen to medical experts give explanations that we, the patients, can fully understand! After 40 years of business in the home healthcare field, Accredited Home Care brings you THE PATIENT PODCAST, tackling the most current and relevant healthcare information and making it easy for you, the patient, to understand and utilize as we navigate through the healthcare system and keep you safe at home. Listen in each week with host Nicole Blaine, home care specialist/patient advocate/layman, as she interviews the nation’s medical experts and asks all the questions you didn’t have time to ask at your doctor’s appointment.

The Patient Podcast - Your Trusted Podcast within the Healthcare Industry.

About the Host:  

Nicole Blaine has been working in the healthcare field since 2001 as a marketing representative and joined Accredited Home Care in 2009 as a patient liaison and coordinator. Nicole is also a touring stand-up comic and loves interweaving her passions for comedic conversation and the medical world by hosting The Patient Podcast. What really qualifies Nicole Blaine to host The Patient Podcast, is that for over 40 years, she has been a patient and can speak fluently in layman’s terms!  

Jun 22, 2021

Critical Care and End-of-Life episode:

It’s a hard topic to discuss, but one of the most important conversations we NEED to have is about death and dying as it relates to the medical world and our personal family’s journey. Critical Care and End-of-Life Care specialist, Dr. Jamie Taylor, sits down with Nicole to...

Jun 15, 2021

In this episode, we learn the basics about Anti-Depressants with Dr. Samantha Stewart, a psychiatrist at Venice Family Clinic. Nicole and Dr. Stewart discuss what our brains and bodies do in reaction to anti-depressants, how and why they work, when to know if you might want to consider taking them, and how to go...

Jun 8, 2021

Nicole sits down with licensed Physical Therapist, Debra Bear. They discuss what physical therapy is, how it can help you, and what to expect when you work with a PT in your own home

May 25, 2021

This special episode is for our Healthcare Providers who have worked so tirelessly to serve patients during the pandemic. Burnout is serious and it’s hard to continue to deliver compassionate care when you yourself are terribly depleted. Nicole sits down with Patient Lee Tomlinson, speaker, TED Talk presenter, and...

May 18, 2021

In this episode our host, Nicole, had the incredible honor of sitting down with Dr. Pejman Naghdechi, the Medical Director of Seasons Hospice. Dr. Naghdechi educates listeners about the medical world of Hospice – what it really is, who it’s for, how to use it, insurance coverage, what to expect, what to do, etc....