'Reinventing Health Care' - A Discussion of Health Care Policy in America
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Webcast and Brief Vignettes Now Available Online Health care is a key issue for Americans today and one that the presidential candidates have addressed. A special program examining the nation's healthcare system that features top decision-makers and influencers from the business, labor, academic and healthcare communities is now available for viewing at www.heartsforhealthcare.org. The program, Reinventing Health Care, a Fred Friendly Seminar production, will debut on the Mississippi and Louisiana PBS stations on Thursday, Oct. 16. It will air exclusively on other PBS stations across the nation throughout the fall. This timely program engages the panelists in hypothetical scenarios reflecting the current health care struggles of many Americans. The panelists discussed various challenges and solutions that will shape the ongoing debate on healthcare reform. Interview Opportunities: -- Daniel Jones, M.D., vice chancellor for health affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and immediate past president of the American Heart Association, a panel participant. -- Timothy Gardner, M.D., American Heart Association president. -- Other panelists available upon request include Eduardo J. Sanchez, M.D., Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at BlueCross BlueShield of Texas; Regina E. Herzlinger, Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration Chair at the Harvard Business School; and Bill Novelli, CEO of the American Association of Retired Persons. For more information or to set up interviews, please contact Carrie Thacker, 214-706-1665, firstname.lastname@example.org; Suzanne Ffolkes, 202-785-7929, Suzanne.email@example.com; or Julie Del Barto, 214-706-1330, firstname.lastname@example.org. /PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Oct. 15/ SOURCE American Heart Association Carrie Thacker, +1-214-706-1665, email@example.com, Suzanne Ffolkes, +1-202-785-7929, Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org, or Julie Del Barto, +1-214-706-1330, email@example.com, all of AHA
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