The Cause And Future Of Physician Burnout: Abraham Verghese

The biggest price for “digital medicine” is being paid by physicians like the sad case seated before me, who is already considering jumping to venture capital or a start-up, not because that is where the heart is but because it’s … Continue reading

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Micro-RNA Is An Important And Repairable Target For Cancer Prevention: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Micro RNA Is An Important And Repairable Target For Cancer Prevention: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.  www.rupertcasemanagement.com In epigenetics, micro RNA can turn genes on and off. If a tumour suppressor gene is turned off by micro RNA, then cancer might … Continue reading

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RNA Takes A Central Role In Cancer: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

RNA Takes A Central Role in Cancer:  Recent studies have shown that depressed patients have alternations in their RNA.  The changes are presumed to be the result of mental, cognitive and medicinal treatments. The RNA serves as a messenger and … Continue reading

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Francis Collins NIH Director On Gene Editing: Stat News

I’m very excited about the potential of gene-editing to cure rare diseases for which we know the molecular defect and there’s no current therapy. CRISPR-Cas9 has made it possible not just to dream about such protocols, but actually design them. … Continue reading

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Did Betsy Get Value From Her Lawyer? Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Betsy is 61 years of age. She works as an editor in Calgary. She is in the midst of a divorce with her high earner husband. In fact, he earns over $1,00,000 per year. He is an odd duck. When … Continue reading

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We Found This Fact About Operating Room Availability Very Interesting. Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Recently, we spoke to a liver transplant surgeon at the Mayo Clinic. He has worked there for about one year. He used to work at the Toronto General Hospital. He is a gifted surgeon. He can tackle just about any … Continue reading

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New Ultrasound Technology for Prostate Cancer:

Scientists have announced the development of a highly accurate and reliable technique for diagnosing prostate cancer. The Dundee University-based team say they have used an ultrasound process called shear wave elastography (SWE) to detect prostate tumours. The method is non-invasive … Continue reading

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National Pharmacare Is Pending: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

National Pharmacare Is Pending: Let’s Think About  Maximizing Access For All Canadians  Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. The House of Commons’ standing committee on health is recommending the creation of a universal, single public payer prescription drug coverage program for all … Continue reading

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Dropping Big Data To Focus On Small Data: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

  Dropping Big Data To Focus On Small Data At Rupert Case Management:  Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. The world is obsessed with big data.  Data collected from many persons.  We are pleased to be contrarians. We focus on small data … Continue reading

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A Computer Greeted My Patient In The Emergency Department: Story As Told By A Patient

A Computer Greeted My Patient In The Emergency Department: A Story As Told By A Patient  The patient reluctantly had to go to the ER for an infection of his nose. It was painful. It was not going to go … Continue reading

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