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There has been a dramatic breakthrough involving a new direction in health care far beyond anything we have ever seen. In fact its features are so encompassing and so promising that at this time its ultimate levels of success is impossible to comprehend.
This is a highly sophisticated electronic processing system designed solely around the individual’s and the public’s best interest–not around the interests of medical industry.
It involves a very sophisticated national medical information system that would work in conjunction with the current medical system but under independent control by the public through an independent public commission. The system would consist of a national research center and fifty state diagnostic computer systems.
It would cover a very broad range of health issues, major ones being disease prevention, higher levels of wellness, ability to analyze numerous levels of health, intervention capabilities, and accountability issues involving the current medical system. The system is designed to be legislated into existence and as such needs strong public support.
Unfortunately, the application of preventative medicine is at a major disadvantage as far as the current medical system goes. Not only does the practice of preventative medicine provide very limited profit for the doctor involved in it on an individual patient basis, but even worse, any truly effective large scale preventative system (such as this system) would drastically cut into the medical system’s huge present day profits.
This system was designed over a five year period by an electronic engineer–obviously a profession completely outside the medical industry– one of the key ingredients necessary in the design of the system. The underlying strength of the system is based on taking full advantage of medical data already established within the medical system–the latest in clinical laboratory science–and relating that data to our personal environment and health condition. Clinical laboratory science is a separate branch of the current medical system, a highly computerized and very rapidly advancing science. Currently it is used primarily for disease control and analysis, whereas the proposed system would also use it for disease prevention and wellness. There are hundreds of reliable tests now available in clinical laboratory science in numerous areas such as proteins, hormones, enzyme measurement and numerous others.
Large test profiles would be used such as 100 individuals tests or more which (likely with one blood sample) would be fed into both the research and diagnostic computer systems that would in turn relate that data to an individual’s health, health history, and environment.
The proposed system is set up to literally look at tens of millions of health related bits of critical data to see how they relate to our health and environment. This would be a very sophisticated national medical information system that would be compatible, and work in conjunction with, the current medical system.
We have very limited knowledge as to how the many elements in our environment affect our health on a day to day basis. Sure a few things are obvious, but how do we know, for example, which of the chemicals we are exposed to are creating either short range or long range health problems, or for that matter even our level of wellness and our ability to enjoy life?
What if you had that type of information available from your health care system?
The proposed system also includes a very rapid and effective means of analyzing natural elements such as the 260,000 chlorophyll based plants on earth that have never been evaluated for health related benefits.
Unfortunately we currently have very little knowledge as to what these plants could contribute to human health and well being. A major factor that discourages widespread research is that natural substances cannot be patented–hence no huge profits.
One of our most effective natural discoveries was antibiotics which was discovered by accident in England in 1928. The advantages of mold –a basic plant–and its dramatic effect on killing bacteria was discovered purely by accident. In this day and age of information and technology, having no effective means of thoroughly investigating the natural elements of earth in terms of human health benefits is almost unbelievable. It is especially disheartening when one realizes it is not happening merely because it doesn’t generate enough profit.
The potential of a new health care system is so great as to be almost beyond comprehension. A new path in public health care–a new direction–is now available.