There's a weekly live show called PodChatLive for the continuing professional growth and learning of Podiatry practitioners and also other health professionals that might be keen on the foot and connected issues. PodChatLive is streamed live on Facebook and next it's edited to enhance the quality and then transferred to YouTube to reach a broader viewership. Each live show features a different guest or group of guests to talk about a particular subject in every livestream. Inquiries have been answered in real time by the hosts and guests during the livestream on Facebook. There's also a PodCast version of each livestream located on iTunes and also Spotify and the other common podcast sources that gets submitted following the original video. The stream has created a significant following that keeps increasing in popularity. PodChatLive is viewed as a proven way in which podiatry practitioners might get free professional development points or education credits.
The range of topics is rather diverse. In the second stream while the idea of the show was still being designed, the two hosts were asked a live question that they did not feel qualified enough to answer, consequently for the next edition they had on their first guest which was really the beginning of the PodChatLive format. That first invitee was Chris Bishop from Adelaide in Australia who is a specialist for the 3D evaluation of gait or the examination of the way that people run or walk using state-of-the-art technologies. The edition talked over the advantages of and shortcomings of these approaches for use by podiatrists and also the expenses involved with establishing a facility to do an advanced 3D analysis of gait. The issue of how much the set up costs in relationship to the enhancement in clinical outcomes was an important part of that discussion. Chris was definitely a helpful guest and allowed the hosts to check the structure of getting a guest on from another location within a live stream.