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Thousands to take a stand demonstrating a better U.S. health care system

September 18, 2015 (Boston, MA)—Doctors, nurses and patients are uniting October 18-24 to discuss the flaws in the nation’s healthcare system and demonstrate how individuals can take action to improve healthcare delivery in the United States. RightCare Action Week (RCAW), is organized by the RightCare Alliance*, an initiative of the Lown Institute.

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Katie Grimm, MD: RightCare Action Week Captain in Buffalo

September 17, 2015

By Margie Coloian

“The work I do must be grounded in the understanding that I’m treating the person with a disease, not the disease alone,” says Katie Grimm, MD. “I truly believe we are losing the ‘person’ in current disease management systems.”

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Free Speech Ain’t What it Used to Be

August 19, 2015

By Shannon Brownlee, MSc

Last week, an American heroine died. A family doctor who went to work for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1960, Frances Oldham Kelsey prevented thalidomide from being marketed in the U.S., a decision that saved thousands of children from terrible birth defects.

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