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Health 2.0: Who’s not at the table?

Health 2.0- Who’s Not at the Table? On May 14 and 15 of this year, I had the opportunity to attend the Health 2.0 Spring Fling conference in Boston, MA. According to their website, Health 2.0 is about bringing “together

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Healthcare and revolution – Who’s afraid of Cuba?

I’m tired of hearing about the next new revolutionary drug that’s going to change the face of medicine. I’m tired of hearing about how the iPad is going to revolutionize healthcare. I’m tired of hearing about the social media revolution

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Occupy Thanksgiving for Occupy Healthcare

As you visit family and friends this Thanksgiving day, the occupy healthcare team wants to offer up a challenge. While sitting around the dinner table, consider bringing up issues of healthcare that include health justice and health equity. These are

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A better healthcare system for humanity

For one to be a revolutionary doctor or to be a revolutionary at all, there must first be a revolution. Isolated individual endeavour, for all its purity of ideals, is of no use, and the desire to sacrifice an entire

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The fatal flaw in American healthcare

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” In discussions of the healthcare system we have in the U.S., much of the talk is centered around the idea that the system is broken. The

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