Ray Rupert

9 01, 2022

Resilience And Learned Positivity: Learning A Lot from Amit Sood- Raymond Rupert healthcare consultant.

2022-01-09T12:00:21-05:00January 9, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Amit Sood: Summarizing the whole of well-being research, it is simply this: you want to tell your genes and immune system, “I’m having a good time on this planet.” This type of positive outlook which can be learned tells your genes to switch from inflammatory to anti-inflammatory actions and boosts ...

6 01, 2022

When do we admit Canada’s health care system just isn’t working? Robyn Urback Globe & Mail Jan 6 2022

2022-01-06T16:59:15-05:00January 6, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When we’re not in a pandemic, Canadian hospitals are at perpetual risk of being overrun. In fact, they often are overrun – particularly during cold and flu season – when patients on gurneys are relegated to hallways and storage closets, and when wait times in emergency rooms can balloon to ...

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 ...

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 ...

28 02, 2021

Government Calls Out For Midwives & Other Volunteers For Vaccine Injections: Raymond Rupert patient advocate

2021-02-28T20:14:17-05:00February 28, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Today, the government asked for midwives and retired nurses to volunteer to give COVID vaccine injections. I am trying to understand the logic of his request. There are about 80,000 doctors who are available and who have medical records on their patients. Doctor's offices have fridges. They have systems for ...

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 ...

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