Season 1: The Opioid Crisis

Episode 12: The Opioid Crisis

Take a look back at our first season as we recap what we’ve learned about the opioid crisis. It’s the first season finale of The Problem! Transcript Phil Lofton It starts with a plant. The opium poppy, which goes by the name of the breadseed poppy more often these days, is a greyish greenish plant,...

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Episode 11: The State

Learn what policies are changing the course of the opioid crisis in Indiana, featuring interviews from Jim McClelland and Pam Pontones. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton: From the Regenstrief Institute, this is The Problem. The Problem is an anthological podcast dedicated to fighting the hydras of healthcare, those complicated big, hairy issues that impact healthcare on...

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Episode 11 pt. 2: The State

How can better access to data change a state’s level of health? Learn about the unique work of Indiana’s Management Performance Hub, featuring discussions with Darshan Shah and Josie Fasoldt, and learn what you can do to help solve the opioid problem, with more from Jim McClelland. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton: From the Regenstrief Institute,...

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Episode 10: The Pills

Pharmacists will play a crucial part in the effort to end the opioid crisis. Learn about how they can be part of the solution. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton: From the Regenstrief Institute, this is The Problem. The Problem is an anthological podcast dedicated to fighting the hydras of healthcare, those complicated big, hairy issues that...

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Episode 9: The Big Picture

Is the opioid crisis improving? What’s the real face of the epidemic? Find out in this week’s episodes of The Problem, featuring Joan Duwve of the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton: From the Regenstrief Institute, this is The Problem. The Problem is an anthological podcast dedicated to...

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Bonus Interview: The Bigger Picture

Is the opioid crisis improving? What’s the real face of the epidemic? Find out in this week’s episodes of The Problem, featuring Joan Duwve of the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton:? ? ? From the Regenstrief Institute, this is The Problem. The Problem is an anthological podcast...

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Episode 8: Robbie

What does it take to overcome opioid use disorder? In episode 8 of “The Problem”, follow the journey of Robbie as he recovers from addiction and finds a new passion. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton: From the Regenstrief Institute, this is The Problem. The Problem is an anthological podcast dedicated to fighting the hydras of healthcare,...

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Episode 7: The Man in the Ambulance

Learn about Shane Hardwick and the Shalom Project, a community-based initiative helping EMTs and police officers get help to those who need it most. Transcript (00:00) Phil Lofton: From the Regenstrief Institute, this is The Problem. The Problem is an anthological podcast dedicated to fighting the hydras of healthcare, those complicated big, hairy issues that...

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