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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…

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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…

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

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