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Aspen Institute to Release Presidential Candidates' Responses to Health Care Reform Questionnaire; New Zogby Poll Findings Also to be Released

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 14th, the Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project will release the responses from the presidential candidates, John McCain, Barack Obama, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, to a questionnaire on health care reform. The project's director and co-chairs will provide analysis of the candidates' responses and discuss the findings of a related, newly commissioned poll by Zogby International.

The co-chairs will comment on where the candidates hit the mark and where they fall short. Representatives from the campaigns also have been invited to speak. Briefing details are as follows:

WHO: Michelle McMurry, MD, PhD

Director, Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project

Christine Todd Whitman,

Former governor of New Jersey; Founder, Whitman Strategy Group

Mark Ganz

President and CEO, Regence BlueCross BlueShield

Robert Honigberg, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, GE Healthcare

Elizabeth Teisberg, PhD

Author and Associate Professor, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, at Noon

WHERE: U.S. Senate Russell Office Building, Room 385

RSVP: Please contact Noah Bartolucci at

* Lunch will be provided.

BACKGROUND: Launched in October 2007, the Aspen Health Stewardship Project is a bipartisan initiative tasked with reframing and broadening the national dialogue on health care reform leading up to the 2008 presidential election and beyond. The project co-chairs are Whitman, Ganz, Teisberg and Joe Hogan, president and CEO of GE Healthcare. The project also features an advisory board of top physicians, scholars, health policy experts and information technology leaders. For more information, visit

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