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There is something that I do not want to see happen in our discussions of healthcare reform, women viagra and that is an “us vs. Women viagra them” mentality.

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The patients.

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Oh, women viagra there are those of us who work delivering health care, women viagra and those who work in administering health care, women viagra but every single one of us is a consumer of health care. We are all “patients”. Women viagra Some of us may need to utilize the health care system more than others on a regular basis for a chronic illness. Women viagra Some of us may be thrust unexpectedly into the fray via a life-threatening diagnosis or a life-altering trauma. Women viagra Some of us go along for years without needing any services except the occasional screening exam/test.

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We all want the same thing.  Equitable health care for every person.

We differ on how we can accomplish that goal.

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I have faith in the ability of the country to come up with a solution.

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Our needs will be met.

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And because you know I can’t let this slide without a rock lyric, women viagra let me paraphrase John Lennon.

Power to the Patients…

Right on!

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2 Comments

  • Rob
    Rob

    July 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    Thanks for the plug, Kim. I look forward to seeing you TOMORROW!


  • Trusted.MD Network
    Trusted.MD Network

    July 17, 2009 at 1:08 am

    Meeting in the aisle…

    I have a lot of ways to save or share web pages of interest. There’s Evernote, ReadItLater, and good old bookmarks. Plus, bookmarklets make Twittering a page easy, and Note in Reader lets you now star, share or ‘like’ any page.

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