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National Hispanic Medical Association to Focus Health Reform on Health Disparities and Comparative Effectiveness Research
Date:6/12/2009

and Quality that can include cultural competence and mechanisms to decrease health disparities.

Speakers at the briefing include Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA), Rep. Donna Christensen (Virgin Islands), Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (Guam), Dr. Garth Graham, deputy assistant secretary for minority health, Dr. Carolyn Clancy, director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Ivonne Bertrand, associate executive director, National Medical Association, and Dr. Elena Rios, president & CEO, NHMA.

Health reform this year is needed for all Americans to get relief, have more affordable health insurance and access to care, and more efficient clinical decision-making with their physicians and health providers.

Established in 1994 in Washington, DC, NHMA is a nonprofit association that represents 45,000 Hispanic physicians in the U.S. The NHMA mission is to improve the health of Hispanics and the underserved. For more information, visit www.nhmamd.org.


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