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Archive for September 2008

Recent Changes In My Investments Portfolio

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Several days ago I made a small number of adjustments to my portfolio, as the market entered “meltdown” mode. Allow me to describe each of those decisions.

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Written by rcrawford

September 24, 2008 at 7:25 am

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Tiered Healthcare System?

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In my Quality Controls class, a number of students have been debating the merits and detraction of a tiered healthcare system, where the wealthy have the option of buying high-end services and the poor get the quality of services their wallets and government support can afford.  Here is my take on the question.

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Written by rcrawford

September 21, 2008 at 10:02 pm

A New Blog is Born

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Over the last several weeks, I’ve been hard at work with the start of the new school year and semester at UNC.  For the first time, I am teaching Healthcare Policy for the Bachelors of Science in Public Health program, in addition to the Quality Improvement class for the Executive Masters students (Masters in Healthcare Administration, plus the occasional Masters of Public Health student).  After a summer focused on consulting projects, it is great to again have a chalk board at my back and brilliant students to my front.

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Written by rcrawford

September 9, 2008 at 8:21 am