Tag: patient rights

Posted on April 3, 2015

GIVE ME MY MEDICAL RECORDS. Raymond Rupert MD. MBA. Rupert Case Management Inc.

Steven Keating, a doctoral student at MIT’s media lab, decided to get his medical records. This was not easy. However, by pushing and prodding, he got hold of 70 gigabytes of his records. About 8 years ago, a brain MRI had shown a slight abnormality. He was reassured that it was ” nothing to worry […]

Posted on January 12, 2015

PATIENT’S RIGHTS TO EXPERIMENTAL DRUGS Raymond Rupert MD, MBA, Rupert Case Management Inc.

Critically ill patients and their doctors who have tried everything eventually run out of options. In order to increase their options some US states have passed new “Right To Try” laws. Patients such as Larry Kutt, age 65, of Lyon Colorado who has advanced blood cancer (multiple myeloma) has run out of options. Now under […]

Posted on May 11, 2014

A HEALTHCARE SYSTEM GONE AWRY:

Controlling costs is essential for all healthcare systems.  How costs are controlled is key. Here is a case study of a healthcare system gone awry in its efforts to control costs. Case Study: Bill is a 69 year old Israeli citizen. Originally from Ohio, he came to work in Israel about 35 years ago. He […]