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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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