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    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA – Part 8

    Healthcare Opportunities for Jamaica in the post-COVID-19 world By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   Last week, we looked at Acute Stroke Care, Mental Health and Elder Care Services as specific healthcare opportunities

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA – Part 7

    Healthcare Opportunities for Jamaica in the post COVID-19 world By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   Last week, we looked at cardiovascular care and radiology services as specific healthcare opportunities that can be

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA – Part 6

    Healthcare Opportunities for Jamaica in the post COVID-19 world By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   So far, we have been outlining the issues and problems facing healthcare in Jamaica while proffering general

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD – Part 5

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   A holistic approach to health care delivery in Jamaica will require a comprehensive re-evaluation and transformation of our health systems, recognizing that we are experiencing an

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD- Part 4

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107     In recognition of the potential health threats to the region, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government asserted in their Nassau Declaration of 2001 that

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD – Part 3

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   This week, we will continue our series on healthcare re-imagination in Jamaica by looking at the structure of private healthcare system in Jamaica, the economics of

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD – Part 2

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   Last week, we explored the historicity of inequity in healthcare access in Jamaica resulting in poorer segments of the society often lacking access to optimal healthcare

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD – Part 1

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   The global COVID-19 pandemic has raged on for more than six months and appears likely to engulf the entire year 2020. The human and economic costs

    • 2019-07-15
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    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

    The EMT is responsible for quickly attending to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured and transports the patient to a medical facility. Be able to observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation. Upon arrival at the scene of crash or illness, parks the ambulance in

    • 2019-07-15
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    Emergency Room Medical Officer

    ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director of Emergency Medical Services Administration of the Hospital The Patients SPECIAL FUNCTIONS: Performing resuscitation and other life-saving procedures. REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from an accredited institution. At least 2 years’ experience as an Emergency Room doctor. A license to practice medicine. In-depth knowledge of current medical treatments and procedures. Up-to-date certification