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AdvaMed Convenes Panel to Address Health Disparities
Date:10/29/2007

State of the Art Diagnostics Important to Detect, Diagnose and Personalize Treatment

WHAT: AdvaMed is holding a briefing for Congressional staff and the

media on the importance of molecular diagnostics in addressing

diseases that disproportionately impact the African-American

community.

There are many chronic diseases that disproportionately impact

African-Americans that, if caught earlier and managed more

effectively, would save lives and reduce costs to the health care

system.

A leading panel of experts will address the issue of health

disparities and ways to reduce them by improving access to

state of the art diagnostic laboratory tests.

WHO:

-- Rep. Bobby L. Rush, D-Illinois

-- Del. Donna Christensen, D-Virgin Islands

-- Dr. Albert W. Morris, Immediate Past President, National Medical

Association and Diagnostic Radiologist

-- Millicent Gorham, Executive Director, National Black Nurses

Association

-- Stephen J. Ubl, President and CEO, Advanced Medical Technology

Association

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 12.30 pm to 1.30 p.m.

WHERE: 2218 Rayburn House Office Building

RSVP: Please email Mark Brager at mbrager@advamed.org or call

202-434-7244 to cover the event.

About AdvaMed:

AdvaMed member companies produce the medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments. Our members produce nearly 90 percent of the health care technology purchased annually in the United States and more than 50 percent purchased annually around the world. AdvaMed members range from the largest to the smallest medical te
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