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JAMA. 1948;137(16):1470. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890500118013.
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NOTES ON THE SIXTH SEMIANNUAL MEETING OF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL SERVICE  Organized about three years ago as a permanent unit in the conference program of the Council on Medical Service of the American Medical Association, the Middle Atlantic states group has met twice each year. The officers are: Dr. Francis F. Borzell, chairman, Philadelphia; Dr. Frederic J. Quigley, vice chairman, Union City, N. J.; and Dr. William Bates, secretary-treasurer, Philadelphia.The sixth session was devoted primarily to the discussion of two topics: (1) the relationship between medical care, plans and the Blue Cross and (2) the problem of developing county health units. In addition, Dr. James C. Sargent, of Milwaukee, spoke on the subject of National Emergency Medical Service, and Dr. Joseph S. Lawrence, Director of the Council on Medical Service, Washington Office, talked on the "Washington Horoscope."The relationship between medical care


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