Navigation Links
National Business Group on Health to Hold Press Conference to Announce Partnership to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Date:2/7/2008

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) will hold a press conference on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. EST to announce a new initiative to help employers address racial and ethnic health disparities and improve the quality of health care for a culturally diverse workforce. The partnership's mission is to bring business, medicine, and public health together to develop guidance and strategies for large employers to better manage issues related to racial and ethnic disparities in health care.

Speakers will include Helen Darling, President of the National Business Group on Health, Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, Office of Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Dr. Ron Davis, M.D., President of the American Medical Association

The press conference will take place at the National Press Club in Washington, DC in the Zenger Room starting a 1:30 p.m. Out-of-town media can access the press conference via a listen-only telephone number at 1-800-919- 0625.

About the National Business Group on Health

The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit, membership organization of large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to their most important health care and related benefits issues. The Business Group identifies and shares best practices in health benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. Business Group members provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information about the Business Group, visit http://www.businessgrouphealth.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The National Business Group on Health
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Gentiva(R) Health Services and CIGNA HealthCare Extend National Homecare Contract Through January 31, 2011
2. February is Designated as National Care About Your Indoor Air Month
3. From Kent Hill, USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health on the Observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance
4. Oncology Metrics Launches the National Practice Benchmark: One in a Series of Initiatives to Help Community Oncology Practices Better Measure Operational and Financial Performance
5. Charles River Laboratories International Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU
6. Opportunity Internationals Micro Insurance Agency to Develop and Provide Life, Health and Crop Insurance for 21 Million Poor People
7. National survey shows minority children experience multiple disparities in health care
8. VWR International Publishes New Laboratory Casework and Technical Furniture Catalog
9. FY2009 Budget Increases International Development Funding but Does Little for Domestic Nutrition Programs
10. World Cancer Campaign Builds Momentum Globally with International Initiative to Protect Children From Secondhand Smoke
11. USP publishes Spanish edition of United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... , ... Today, Bright Pink , a national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and ... , Bright Pink is proud to announce Katie Thiede as their new Chief Executive Officer. ... as Chairman of the Board and launched a national search to find a visionary ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... Sean Fay is the undisputed king of ... Juiceman Juicer, and the George Foreman Grill (which sold more than 100 million units ... last 25 years. , Now, due to changes in the broadcast media landscape, the ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... The John P. McGovern Museum of ... anyone, anywhere to track their cognitive health, and share results with their physicians. Members ... health on the museum's website. , BrainCheck founder, Dr. David Eagleman, formerly at Baylor ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The world-class designers of Happy Gadget Alert ... lifesaving device for the everyday use of parents worldwide. It is a lightweight, ... a child’s vital signs, and detect unusual symptoms or physical patterns. This innovative ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... Salus Telehealth, Inc. ... company’s VideoMedicine mobile platform has launched Quick Care, a new service offering on-demand ... Care provides patients with the option to request and begin a consultation with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017 Global Surgical Drainage Device ... tubes used to remove excess liquid and air. The ... urine, bile or lymph. Surgical drains are used in ... as orthopedics surgery, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery etc. ... to prevent accumulation of fluid e.g. blood or pus. ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 ... stimulate an immune response in pets such as ... products are of various types such as Attenuated ... Toxoid Vaccines, DNA Vaccines and Recombinant Vaccines. Attenuated ... as virus or bacteria, which have been weakend ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: CGNT), a global ... and Gynecology markets with innovative and proprietary products, will ... 31, 2017 after the market close on Tuesday, May ... a conference call and webcast to discuss its financial ... at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central Time). ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: