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October 13, 1934


Author Affiliations

Binghamton, N. Y.

JAMA. 1934;103(15):1155-1157. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.72750410009015

In The Journal, over a year ago, I1 discussed a plan of industrial group medicine referred to as the Spaulding plan and sponsored by Spaulding Bakeries, Binghamton, N. Y. At that time the plan had been successfully functioning for a full year. The broad circulation of The Journal, combined with an apparently widespread interest in the question of group medicine, brought inquiries and comments from every section of the United States, and from some sections of Canada. This interest made me wonder whether another article dealing with recent developments in the plan might not be worth while.

The Spaulding plan, of which I am medical adviser, has now definitely passed the experimental stage and has become a permanent organization offering various medical services to employee members of Spaulding Bakeries. I was chosen medical adviser of this plan because the sponsoring company felt that some one with medical training was

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