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National Leaders Say Need for Health Care Reform 'Urgent'
Date:12/10/2008

ni, President, Business Roundtable
  • Chris Dawe, Professional Staff, Senate Finance Committee
  • Jonathan Fielding, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Director of the Department of Public Health and Health Officer, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
  • John Harwood, Chief Washington Correspondent of CNBC and Political Writer for New York Times
  • Karen Ignagni, President & CEO, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • Jeffrey Kindler, Chairman & CEO, Pfizer, Inc.
  • Kavita Patel, Professional Staff Member, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee
  • Erik Rasmussen, Professional Staff Member, House Ways and Means Committee
  • Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H., Chair, National Commission on Prevention Priorities
  • Todd Stottlemyer, President & CEO, NFIB
  • Joe Thompson, M.D., M.P.H., Arkansas Surgeon General
  • Steven Woolf, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • This event is one of many efforts this year by the PFCD, Partnership for Prevention and Divided We Fail to continue raising awareness of the nation's health care crisis and to promote solutions that work for every American.

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    The PFCD is a national and state-based coalition of more than 100 patients, providers, community organizations, business, labor and health policy experts, committed to raising awareness of policies and practices that save lives and reduce health costs through more effective prevention and management of chronic disease. For more information, please visit www.fightchronicdisease.org.

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