"I would like to promote the concept of a partnership of insurance companies, physicians and hospitals in deploying a basic framework for an electronic medical records system that is affordable."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Samuel Wilson on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Samuel Wilson on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Samuel Wilson on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Samuel Wilson on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Samuel Wilson on Erma Bombeck
"We all recognize that in recent decades, many important achievements have helped create a cleaner, healthier environment, yet our national needs in environmental health are not being fully met."
"While the Environmental Genome Project does not seek to assign allele frequencies, we are aware of the importance of accurate allele frequency estimates for future epidemiologic studies and the large sample sizes such estimates will require."
"It is important to consider whether the sample size selected by the Environmental Genome Project will provide sufficient power to discover most alleles relevant to gene-environment interactions."
"One of the responsibilities faced by the Environmental Genome Project is to provide the science base upon which society can make better informed risk management decisions."
"The infrastructure for linking environmental health and public health is not working as well as it should."