Navigation Links
'Harry and Louise' Icons Return To Promote Health Care Reform In New Ad
Date:8/15/2008

Five Organizations Come Together to Promote Health Care Reform as the Top

Domestic Priority for the Next President and Congress

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry and Louise, the iconic couple featured in ads to defeat health care reform in 1993-1994, will be back on television to demand that health care reform return to the top of the agenda.

Airing throughout the Democratic and Republican conventions, the famous couple at the kitchen table will remind America that they are still waiting "for a better way." In light of the growing health care affordability crisis in the U.S. and the lack of coverage for many Americans, they will promote health care reform as the top domestic priority for the next President and Congress.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Catholic Health Association (CHA), Families USA, and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), organizations with historically divergent views about health care reform, have come together to sponsor the advertisement.

WHAT: Unveiling of health care television ad featuring the return of

"Harry and Louise" and the need for health care reform

WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. EDT

WHO: *Daniel E. Smith, President

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

*Rich Umbdenstock, President and CEO

American Hospital Association

*Sister Carol Keehan, President and CEO

Catholic Health Association

*Ron Pollack, Executive Director

Families USA

*Todd Stottlemyer, President and CEO

National Federation of Independent Business

EDITORS NOTE: Harry and Louise will be available at the event for a

photo-op.

CONTACTS:

Steve Weiss, ACS CAN (202) 661-5711

Jennifer Armstrong Gay, AHA (202) 626-2342

Fred Caesar, CHA (202) 721-6321

Dave Lemmon, Families USA (202) 628-3030

Stephanie Cathcart, NFIB (202) 314-2056


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Hospital Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Mylan Announces Appointment of Harry A. Korman as President, North America
2. Pharmacists Press Conference Urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to Fix Flawed Medicaid Drug Reimbursement Rule
3. Wal-Mart Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant to the Meharry Medical College Center for Womens Health Research
4. Lifetime Television Proudly Announces October Marquee Event Original Movie, Living Proof Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, Jr.
5. Louise McCormick Joins Heskas Board of Directors
6. Legendary Sports Icons, Nadia Comaneci and Mark Spitz, Support Your Personal Best Public Education Campaign
7. Depression Taking Toll on Returning U.S. Vets
8. Back to School Means Return of School Blood Drives
9. Returning Troops Get Help for PTSD
10. CIGNA Group Insurance Celebrates Return to Work Success During National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
11. Doctors See Return of Kaposis Sarcoma in Handful of AIDS Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... of African American/Black students who want to become physicians. PMF also provides a ... as physicians in the Oakland/San Francisco Northern California, Bay Area. PMF’s mission is ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... , ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... Marc Philpart, senior director at PolicyLink, will be the keynote speaker at its ... Boys and Men of Color Framework, which develops comprehensive strategies to create and ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... ... Ray Insurance Agencies, a Dallas area firm providing asset protection services and ... six month charity event aimed at raising local support and donations that will be ... deadliest diseases in America; more than 7.5 million people die from cancer related disorders ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... February 21, 2017 , ... Each February ... History Month (officially African American History Month ). This month-long ... of a diverse race of people, but also the opportunity to examine the ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... February 21, 2017 , ... A February 6 article on Healio ... It found that the treatments have led to significant improvements in weight loss and ... efforts. It also noted very few problematic results relating to the treatment. Beverly Hills ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/21/2017)... MELBOURNE, Australia , Feb. 21, 2017  IBM (NYSE: ... IBM Watson,s ability to detect abnormalities of the eye,s retina. ... trained a research version of Watson to recognize abnormalities in ... insights and speed in their early identification of patients who ... glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the developed world. ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... , Feb. 21, 2017 Medical Oxygen ... report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04711311-summary/view-report.html Medical oxygen concentrators ... other respiratory diseases. Patients having low level of ... oxygen concentrators. Oxygen concentrators are to be used ... the counter. Medical oxygen concentrators work either on ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... , Feb. 21, 2017   BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals ... the development of innovative immuno-oncology cancer therapies, today ... data from its Phase 2 trial of BeyondSpring,s ... treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with ... this year,s ASCO-SITC Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: