Navigation Links
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 technology innovators and companies. For more information, visit http://www.advamed.org.

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Oct. 29/


'/>"/>
SOURCE AdvaMed
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Panel suggests selling allergy drugs OTC
2. FDA panel refuses anti-viral cold remedy
3. Panel to Help Combat HIV/AIDS In Asia-Pacific Region
4. Expert panel confident of making AIIMS fully autonomous
5. Anti-Quota Stir: Resident Docs Demand Experts Panel
6. Circumcision Studies to Continue Says Health Panel
7. Breast Cancer Review Panel Adds Two Experts
8. Shingles Vaccine For Older People - Panel Recommendation
9. Complaints Against US Federal lab Over-ruled by Panel
10. E.U. Panel Backs Novartis Mock-up Pandemic Flu Vaccine
11. Generic Biologics – U.S Panel Hearing Draws Mixed Response
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... , ... Despite last week’s media reports hinting at a June rate hike ... March 2017 for an interest rate increase, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic ... Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) dot charts are of interest to the press for ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... Hampshire (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... care products, has been honored with a 2016 When Work Works Award for its ... award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... clinical outcomes, hosted members and suppliers for its inaugural Member Conference at the ... their mission of elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers. , The ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Connor Sports, through its Connor Cares initiative, will ... Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour that will commemorate the Indiana Fever legend’s hall-of-fame career ... all forms and levels of the game, Connor Sports has committed to a significantly ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... , ... The Woodlands at John Knox Village , Florida’s first Life ... living and healing, celebrated its grand opening, today. The Woodlands at John Knox Village ... Empowered Staff. , “This is an incredibly fulfilling time for John Knox Village as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016  Granger Diagnostics today ... test for wounds and infections. This test ensures ... and select viruses. The test requires only a ... David G. Bostwick , MD, ... to facilitate wound healing: "We are excited to ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 ... the precision of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis ... the appointment of Professor Clive Morris ... leadership across the clinical development programme, scientific collaborations, ... help deliver significant improvements in clinical outcomes for ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... -- Cirujanos holandeses han puesto en marcha ... a compartir sus mejores prácticas por el mundo y ... de Europa, África, Asia y ... que combina la transmisión en vivo con mensajería instantánea ... Educación   "Imagine un médico de Medicines sans ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: