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Does Better Transportation Translate to Better Health?

By Leslie Charles Coover In the early and mid-nineteenth century, the majority of the U.S. population was dispersed in rural societies and they lacked modern transportation. Most people were cut off from access to healthcare because of the high cost … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to a Healthcare Insurance Provider

Subject: Agent/Marketing Position Announcement Dear Sir or Madam: In the fall of 2009 I graduated from a nationally accredited university with a degree in business administration; my major is management. I am very interested in the healthcare industry and believe … Continue reading

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American Healthcare Roots: Isidore Sydney Falk

By Leslie Charles Coover Isidore S. Falk (1889-1984) I.S. Falk was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1899. In 1915 he became a laboratory assistant to Charles-Edward Amory Winslow, the Professor of Public Health at Yale Medical School (Roemer). 1915-29 … Continue reading

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Human Capital and the Healthcare Industry

By Leslie Charles Coover Human capital is made up of the physical and mental abilities of employees that contribute to productivity (Garibaldi). Human capital is the foundation of intellectual capital, which includes such things as an organization’s reputation, the loyalty … Continue reading

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