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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!  

Sep 22, 2020

Listen in to learn what a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) is. Who goes to a SNF? When is a SNF right for a patient? Who pays for it? And what can I expect when I get there? Tanner Mitchell, an Administrator from Apen Skilled Healthcare will explain it all as we go behind the scenes of the...


Sep 15, 2020

Listen in to learn all about rehab! Dr. Boudakian gives patients and listeners all the knowledge they'll need to know to navigate the rehabilitation world, along with a strong dose of hope...


Sep 8, 2020

Listen in to hear how we can help all people get the medical care they need and deserve! Kelly Bruno, president and chief executive officer of the National Health Foundation, leads her Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization to work within under-resourced Southern California communities to identify and advance...


Sep 1, 2020

Listen in as we get honest and vulnerable about mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to our primary care physician visits. Should your regular MD check in during your annual physical appointments to see how you are FEELING? Is that the Medical Doctor's job? Are they trained for it? How often...


Sep 1, 2020

Listen in as we define what Palliative Care is, who it is for, how we can use it, and when we should use it! Nicole interviews a very special doctor, who values the WHOLE patient and truly gets to know them. Dr. Rab Razzak is a Palliative Care specialist from Johns Hopkins and Cedars Sinai Hospital. He is Clinical...