Monthly Archives: July 2005

Understanding Group Purchasing

Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO’s) were originally designed as a means of controlling healthcare costs and providing members greater economies of scale. The basic idea is to combine the buying power of members together to get better pricing. The US Senate … Continue reading

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I Still Have a Dream

My dream is about a new type of out of pre-hospital healthcare provider who cares for the sick and injured at home, work, or public location. The Paramedic Physicians Assistant, or PPA for short, could redistribute valuable healthcare resources. They … Continue reading

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Training vs Education

Right now Paramedics are just that, pets to the healthcare system. You are trained like a Dog, so you get to work like a Dog and get paid like a Dog. Yes, once in awhile they will add new skills, … Continue reading

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