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Quote(s) Of The Week, Vol. 2, Issue 17

August 15th, 2012 | No comments

“Governor Romney has made a pick who more than any other member of Congress has expressed a detailed agenda to achieve a set of conservative goals.” James Roosevelt, Jr., Former Associate Commission of the Social Security Administration “I disagree with most of what he says, but I admire his conviction.  Paul Ryan has figured out […]

Consulo Indicium, Vol. 2, Issue 17

August 15th, 2012 | No comments

Information for your Consideration … Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Declares October 30 – November 7, 2012 Informatics Week in Chicago – In the first-ever city-wide celebration of its kind, Mayor Rahm Emanuel decided to showcase Chicago’s diverse Biomedical and Health Informatics community by declaring the week of October 30 – November 7 “Informatics Week.”  In […]

Let The Games Begin… Vol. 2, Issue 17

August 15th, 2012 | No comments

While the Olympics are important, the selection of Paul Ryan has major implications for healthcare…. One of the major criticisms of the Mitt Romney presidential campaign is that his proposals for solving the nation’s problems have been woefully lacking in detail.  Once you get behind his promise to reduce the nation’s rising debt by sweeping […]

Patient Power or Dispersion of Power? Vol. 2, Issue 17

August 15th, 2012 | No comments

Doc ratings and the question of what’s viable…. With the advent of social media we are seeing the de-guilding of the professions!  What was once the common attitude of “Oh, so you’re my doctor and I should believe you” has disappeared, and we are now facing the attitude of “Oh, I looked you up on […]

The Weekly Whisk, Vol. 2, Issue 17

August 15th, 2012 | No comments

Musings from a foodie… If you are interested in a truly outstanding dinner schedule a plane, a train or even an automobile and head directly to Vetri  in Philadelphia.  As you know, I’ve had the good fortune over the years to visit a variety of restaurants, including some of the very best in the world.  […]

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, Vol. 2, Issue 17

August 15th, 2012 | 1 comment

The ongoing saga … The Great – Here’s a tribute to the women of the Islamic nations who represented their countries for the very first time.  A special tribute goes to Tahmina Kohistani  who ran the 100-meter event.  While participating in the Olympics rather than receiving praise from back home, she received hate mail calling […]

Quote(s) Of The Week, Vol. 2, Issue 16

August 2nd, 2012 | No comments

The health care law “ … is the biggest change in state-federal relations since the enactment of Medicaid and Medicare in the Great Society.” Richard Nathan, a senior fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government and a leading scholar on American federalism “This deal with hundreds of thousands of Missourians, it deals with their health […]