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January 7th, 2019
So much of what I read from the futurists is the stuff of science fiction without the humanity. We now have cellphones with facial recognition for identification (and to create effective and personal emoji’s). Artificial intelligence is being…

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December 10th, 2018
It’s NOT about where you studied; it’s about what you do with it. Or is it?See the article in the WSJ from November 27, 2018 by Allan Ripp, “Take It From an Almost-Harvard Man.” Prestigious brands and labels can open doors, but it’s really…

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October 9th, 2018
An Emergency Physician, LS, came to me for an eye problem. After diagnosing and treating him, we talked about his current assignments. He covers hospital emergency rooms in two towns and the urgent care centers affiliated with the parent hospital….

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June 22nd, 2018
By Paul Pender MD Published on Linked-In June 22, 2018Atul Gawande MD, a practicing surgeon and best-selling author, has been named CEO of the yet-to-be-formed health care plan envisioned by leaders of three of the most prominent companies in…

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June 8th, 2018
By Paul Pender MD Published on Linked-In June 8, 2018The President recently signed into law measures to extend the Veterans Choice program for health care, the VA Mission Act. The bill received bipartisan support but questions remain over…

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May 23rd, 2018
By Paul Pender MD Published on Linked-In May 23, 2018The US House recently passed a measure that cleared the Senate allowing patients access to potentially promising drugs to treat life-threatening conditions. Yet the American Cancer Society…

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May 15th, 2018
By Paul Pender MD Published on Linked-In May 15, 2018See the speech given by HHS Secretary Azar to the World Health Conference in Washington, DC…

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