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The Crisis: an open letter to fellow scientists

by Arthur P. Ruiz, Ph.D.   “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves … Continue reading

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Help to Find the Health in Healthcare: A Discussion of Cost, Competing Factors, and Consequences

by Ramon A. Robertson In Population Health: Transforming Health Care to Improve Our Health, Dr. Sederer’s central thesis, is that we must expand our collective consciousness (as medical doctors, public health specialist, and private individuals) of the tenants (or determinants) … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act & Emergency Medical Services: A Glimpse of Where We Are Now, a Vision for Change, and an Evolving Plan to Move Forward

by Ramon A. Robertson With an estimate of 240 million calls per year, 9-1-1 operators are shockingly busy — collectively, that’s a numbing 8 incoming calls per second in perpetuity across the nation. 2 While Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have … Continue reading

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