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Rush University RT students are sponsoring this 5k/10k fun run/walk in memory of IPF patient Katheleen Mai on April 19. See page 62 in your August 2012 issue of AARC Times to see how it all got started.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Jeffrey Haynes

    Spring Diagnostics Bulletin is now online

    Yes, the spring 2014 Diagnostics bulletin is now online. The spring issue of the Bulletin features an article...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Integrating RTs in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

    Despite the myriad of settings RTs have worked; we have not always been keen on embracing change, particularly when...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    We Must Determine the Clinical Efficacy of Medical Devices

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    The demand for Home Medical Equipment (HME) will increase according to an independent study conducted by a Texas based...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Hope for the Future: RT Role in Value Based Health Care (VBHC)

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    Health care has changed at a rapid pace over the past five years. While we're fully aware of the changes occurring under...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Time to Focus on the Patient and less on the Equipment

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    I've been following tweets about the "doc-fix" bill and comments about the replacement of Centers for Medicare and...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Filling the Disease Management Gaps in COPD

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    Reflect for a moment about the changes in healthcare over the past five years. Now think about the transition from...

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    Running a Support Group

    Hi Bill, Here are two of my concerns when I'm running a support group, or if I'm the speaker. 1) Keep a positive spin...

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    Support Groups

    Bill, You ask an interesting question. I have a support group in Sun City, Arizona that has been around for close to...

  • Brian Cayko, MBA, RRT



    Laura & Brian are hitting Capitol Hill Tuesday! Please send your last minute letters in to congress right now! Montana...

    1 person recommends this.
  • Timothy R. Myers, MBA, RRT-NPS, FAARC

    The AARC and the Profession

    Recent news reports about the layoffs of respiratory therapists in Kentucky and the concomitant fervor that’s followed...

    8 people recommend this.


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    Community Memorial Healthcare
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    303 Points

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    Lynnwood, WA

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