Monthly Archives: January 2016

SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR CLIENTS ABOUT IMPROVING BENEFITS PLANS: Raymond Rupert MD. MBA. Rupert Case Management Inc.

A recent client was referred to us by a benefits advisor because the employee’s son had an urgent need for healthcare services that were not available. CASE STUDY: The employee’s son is 15 years of age. He has a very … Continue reading

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Canada comes up short in international survey of family doctors ELIZABETH CHURCH The Globe and Mail Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

A new international survey of family doctors gives Canada poor marks, finding patients face longer waits than in nine other industrialized countries, and there is less co-ordination of care and use of electronic records. The study, based on responses from … Continue reading

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THE EVOLUTION OF HEALTH SYSTEMS: Learning From Matt Ridley in the Evolution of Everything.

Matt Ridley makes the argument in The Evolution Of Everything that change in human institutions is incremental, inexorable, unplanned and inevitable. Change follows a narrative going from one stage to the next. It creeps rather than jumps. It has it … Continue reading

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How Sleep’s WASH CYCLE Cleans the Brain: NIH Research posted by Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Cerebrospinal fluid (blue) flows through the brain and clears out toxins through a series of channels that expand during sleep. Maiken Nedergaard A mouse study suggests that sleep helps restore the brain by flushing out toxins that build up during waking … Continue reading

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