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American Heart Association Calls on Presidential Candidates to Adopt the Organization's New Principles on Healthcare Reform
Date:9/24/2008

convening for a special program on healthcare reform hosted by the American Heart Association and the University of Mississippi. The group will examine the nation's health care system during the program, "Reinventing Health Care," slated for 7 - 9 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Fulton Chapel at the University of Mississippi. A live webcast can be viewed at http://www.americanheart.org.

"The association strongly believes that this discussion can provide a framework that will address the challenges facing those who don't have access to quality health care," said Jones, one of the panelists for the program.

Produced by Fred Friendly Seminars of Columbia University, the program will focus on health policy reform in relation to the 2008 presidential election campaign. The panelists were carefully selected to offer a wide range of viewpoints from different perspectives and industries. Besides Dr. Jones, confirmed participants include Bill Novelli, CEO of the American Association of Retired Persons; T.R. Reid, Washington Post journalist; David Walker, president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the former Comptroller General of the United States; Regina Herzlinger, Nancy R. McPherson professor of business administration, Harvard Business School; and Dave Ratner, small business owner; Michael Anaya, Sr., president and chairman of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives (NFLHE) and CEO, Colorado Plains Medical Center; Regina Benjamin, MBA, MD, founder and CEO, Bayou La Batre Rural Health Clinic; Denise Rodgers, M.D., associate dean of Community Health, Professor of Family Medicine & Dentistry, New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Eduardo Sanchez, MD, VP and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas; Gerald Shea, assistant to the President of External Affairs, AFL-CIO; Michael Tanner, senior fellow, Cato Institute; Reed Tuckson, EVP, Chief of Medical Af
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