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In the past month, I have had the privilege of immersing myself in a number of health-based dialogues.

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Not surprisingly, I get asked about the future of mail.

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I am struck by the huge opportunity our health care system has available by focusing on good genetic risk assessment, prevention screenings, and early diagnosis and treatment for medical conditions.

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In my last posting, I referred to parts of America that have been described as “food deserts”, meaning that residents living in those areas do not have access to food which they can purchase affordable healthy food.

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Recently, I gave a speech at the American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) business conference in Chicago on the prerequisites for a workable solution to our health care cost crisis.

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I find it ironic that not only Americans, but citizens of developed countries all around the world, are more alienated and dissatisfied with their political leaders than at any time in the last 50 years.

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I find it ironic that not only Americans, but citizens of developed countries all around the world, are more alienated and dissatisfied with their political leaders than at any time in the last 50 years.

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Although I sometimes think that the focus on global warming risks focusing too much on one environmental issue, reducing carbon emissions, to the exclusion of others with an extremely high urgency.

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As an employer responsible for our employees’ health care, we have wrestled with a problem every health care professional faces: how to get individuals with chronic diseases to adhere to treatment plans for chronic diseases.

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One of my passions ever since I was a teenager has been government. As a teenager, I actually wrote an op-ed piece for the Rochester, New York, daily newspapers advocating reduction of the minimum voting age from 21 to 18, which happened years later.

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Twice in the past three weeks I have been in Europe to meet with key mailing industry stakeholders to discuss postal issues.

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Last week, I appeared at the National Press Club an event sponsored by the Century Foundation, the AARP, and the Commonwealth Fund to discuss health care reform.

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Recent Posts, Thoughts, & Observations
Dr. And Coach Catana Starks, RIP - By Mike Critelli

Dr. And Coach Catana Starks, RIP - By Mike Critelli

Dr. and Coach Catana Starks, the coach profiled in our film From the Rough, passed away on 09/06/2020 and was laid to rest on 09/12/2020. Her death caused me to reflect deeply on why I fought all sorts of obstacles to get her story told.

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The 2020 Challenges of Voting by Mail | By Mike Critelli

The 2020 Challenges of Voting by Mail | By Mike Critelli

A well-designed mail-in ballot system is the best way to making voting convenient for citizens, but implementing one hurriedly and without early planning is problematic. Potential risks can be mitigated only if addressed early and intelligently.

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Getting Past the Political Narratives on Covid19 | By Mike Critelli

Getting Past the Political Narratives on Covid19 | By Mike Critelli

The coronavirus found, exploited, and widened every inequity that the U.S. had to offer. The sooner we face up to these failings and correct them, the more we can draw some benefits from this avoidable tragedy.

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Why the hospitalization rates on Covid19 are so difficult to model | By Mike Critelli

Why the hospitalization rates on Covid19 are so difficult to model | By Mike Critelli

F0r Covid 19, the modeling is inherently imprecise and error-prone. Moreover, accumulating more data has not materially improved its accuracy and precision.

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Two Different Paths to Succeeding Against the Coronavirus | By Mike Critelli

Two Different Paths to Succeeding Against the Coronavirus | By Mike Critelli

As we have watched others try to figure out the role Chloroquine & other drugs might play in reducing the number of Coronavirus deaths & serious illnesses, I realized that they are speaking from very different frames of reference.

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