16 08, 2021

Optometrists Leave OHIP And Can’t Bill Patients Privately. A Conundrum For All. Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-08-16T20:57:18-04:00August 16, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Ontario Association of Optometrists plans to withdraw from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) effective September 1, says the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. This will affect individuals who have been eligible to receive one major eye exam every 12 months, plus any minor assessments. It will also ...

3 08, 2021

m-RNA Vaccines Are Defeating COVID. Cancer Is Next- Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-08-03T17:54:00-04:00August 3, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

Moderna and Pfizer's m-RNA vaccines are delivering a specific sequence of m-RNA to our cells. The m-RNA in the vaccine includes information that directs our cells to produce protein resembling the spike proteins on the outside of the coronavirus. This activates our immune system to produce antibodies directed at the ...

19 07, 2021

Don’t Get Sick In Cottage Country: Put That On The Fridge At The Cottage. Raymond Rupert

2021-07-19T15:12:39-04:00July 19, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A family member called RCM Health for help with advocacy. The 62 year old patriarch who was at the cottage was very sick. He was admitted to the ICU in a community hospital in cottage country. It was clear that his health problems were too complex for the small community ...

12 05, 2021

Zurich Children’s Hospital: A World Class Wonder In Addressing Pediatric Brain Tumours: Raymond Rupert

2021-05-12T10:18:38-04:00May 12, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Recently, I spent an hour on a zoom call hosted by Zurich Children's Hospital. What they have accomplished is world class.     The Zurich Children's Hospital has great clarity and focus plus the committed and competent leadership to implement the mission which is to find a cure for pediatric ...

7 05, 2021

Our Genome Can Tell Us Who Is Likely To Die Of COVID? Raymond Rupert

2021-05-07T10:36:39-04:00May 7, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Just spoke to a highly intelligent psychologist who told me that he is fit and healthy and does not need the COVID vaccine. Then I told him that I could predict if he will die of COVID by examining his genome. It seems that those who get very sick and ...

10 03, 2021

The Insanity Of US Hospital Pricing And How RCM Discounts These Bills: Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-03-10T20:01:19-05:00March 10, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

US hospital pricing is described by some as being insane, arcane, unknowable, chaotic, irrational and bizarre. Here is an example from the WSJ. RCM Health Consultancy has worked with individuals, companies and insurers to achieve dramatic discounts on hospital bills in the USA, Canada and globally. Here is case study ...

9 03, 2021

Kate Bingham Is A UK Vaccine All Star: How She Succeeded Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-03-09T10:38:30-05:00March 9, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Source: The Business Insider, The Times. In the scramble for COVID-19 vaccines, the UK emerged in November as the first country to offer a shot outside of clinical trials — and one woman bears the credit. Kate Bingham put her role as a life-sciences venture capitalist on hold last July ...

7 03, 2021

I Got Vaccinated But My COVID Test Was Positive? what’s up? Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-03-07T20:32:23-05:00March 7, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We got a call from one of our corporate clients. An employee's wife had received her COVID vaccine ( both shots) in January 2021. She is a healthcare worker. Her two year old son got the sniffles. She was concerned. She took her son for his COVID test. She also ...

7 03, 2021

Being Overly Confident But Very Incompetent: Dunning-Kruger Effect. Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-03-07T11:46:46-05:00March 7, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Just reading Adam Grant's excellent book- Think Again. He has a section that looks at confidence and incompetence. There is a principal called the Dunning-Kruger effect in which a person who is incompetent is overly confident. These persons are so incompetent that they do not recognize their own incompetence. And ...

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