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The 2007 American College of Physicians (ACP) briefing on the State of the Nation's Health Care will provide rationale for:

  • Sweeping new policy recommendations to reform Medicare, Medicaid, S-CHIP, and other programs supported by the federal government.

  • Patient-centered primary care -- a model that has resulted in better quality, more efficient use of resources, reduced utilization, and higher patient satisfaction.

  • A comprehensive plan for achieving a high-quality, affordable, and patient-centered health care system for all Americans.

Who: Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP, President, American College of Physicians

Robert B. Doherty, Senior Vice President, Governmental Affairs and Public Policy, American College of Physicians

When: January 22, 2007, at 11:00 a.m.

Where: National Press Club
Zenger Room
529 14th St. NW
13th Floor
Washington, D.C.

Interviews: To schedule an interview following the news conference, please call ACP's Jackie Blaser at 202-261-4572.


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Contact: Steve Majewski
smajewski@acponline.org
215-351-2514
American College of Physicians
10-Jan-2007


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