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Mike McEvoy's Blog – September 2011 Archive (2)

Free EMS Care: We Can Blame Ourselves

The recent news coverage of Chicago Fire Department losing big bucks to unreimbursed refusal of transport calls is not a problem unique to Chicago.  Sure, asthmatics will call for an albuterol treatment when caught without their own medications and some hypoglycemic patients…


Added by Mike McEvoy on September 29, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Contagion: Possible or Not?

The recently released Warner Bros. movie, Contagion details the fictional outbreak of a deadly and highly contagious novel respiratory virus.  While some aspects of the movie are improbable, a major outbreak of a deadly disease could really happen.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) was extensively involved in the production of Contagion which was partially filmed at their headquarters in Atlanta.  If anyone…


Added by Mike McEvoy on September 16, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

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