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28 02, 2021

The Brain Is An Electrical Device Just Like A Toaster: Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-02-28T10:54:02-05:00February 28, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The brain is an electrical device.  Just like your toaster. Lots of millivolts zipping and zapping from one neuron to the next neuron. So can we, the medical doctors and medical researchers, figure out how to use electricity to tune up the brain? That's the BIG QUESTION.   But the brain ...

3 01, 2021

Why Is Vaccine Distribution Failing in Canada? Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-01-04T13:44:14-05:00January 3, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

My wife asked me why Israel was being very successful with vaccine distribution compared to Canada. We have heard from our friends in Tel Aviv who have already received the vaccine. Their process of vaccine distribution is very well orchestrated.  Our friends belong to one of 4 major HMOs ( ...

3 12, 2020

Need For Vaccines At Speed: Mark Toshner clinical trials doctor & researcher

2020-12-03T15:45:37-05:00December 3, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mark Toshner explains why you shouldn’t be alarmed that scientists have developed a coronavirus vaccine so quickly I’m a clinical trials geek. I keep hearing people talk about the seven to 10 years it takes to make a vaccine and how dangerous speeding this up might be. The word that keeps popping ...

20 11, 2020

Design For The Healthcare Ecosystem: Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2020-11-20T10:37:18-05:00November 20, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The idea of using design leadership for the healthcare ecosystem is likely a non starter for those who inhabit this space. But this is the most appropriate tool kit to bring to a system that does not work as a system. A patient with severe facial pain from trigeminal neuralgia ...

6 10, 2020

Case Conferences: They Work.

2020-10-06T15:12:57-04:00October 6, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our client is very complex. The nurses and doctors are all over the place with ideas about care management. The only way to coordinate is to organize a case conference. A dial in call. Maybe even a zoom call. So our nurses are organizing a case conference with the MRP ...

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