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PFCD Experts Cite Health Information Technology as Key Investment for Economic Stimulus
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 14, 2009) - PFCD Executive Director Ken Thorpe and Alan Aviles, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, spoke to reporters today about the potential inclusion of health information technology (HIT) in the economic stimulus
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Jan 14,2009
National Partnership Urges Congress to Confirm Daschle as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services
Group Cites Commitment to Consensus-Based Solutions to Fight Chronic DiseaseWASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 10, 2009) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today urged leaders in Congress to confirm former Senator Tom Daschle as head of the Department of Health and Human Services. Throughout his
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Jan 10,2009
National Leaders Say Need for Health Care Reform “Urgent”
Business, Health Care Leaders and Key Congressional Staff Members Discuss Overwhelming Private Sector Support for Reform, Need for Strong Bipartisan Political LeadershipWASHINGTON, D.C. [December 11, 2008] -- Reforming America’s health system is critical to any efforts to rebuild the nation’s
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Dec 11,2008
PFCD Executive Director Ken Thorpe Testifies Before Health Reform Leaders
Testimony Emphasizes the Value of Investment in Public Health Programs, Especially Those Targeting Chronic Diseases WASHINGTON, D.C. [December 10, 2008] -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic executive director Ken Thorpe, Ph.D., testified this morning at a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on
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Dec 10,2008
PFCD Executive Director Optimistic About Opportunity for Health Care Reform Early in New Administration, Congress
Policies to Fight Chronic Disease Will Factor Large in Bipartisan Reform PackagesWashington, D.C. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- Today, Ken Thorpe, Executive Director of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease and former Clinton Administration official, spoke about the likelihood of the Obama Administration
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Nov 17,2008
Non-partisan Coalition Applauds Sen. Baucus for Making Health Care 'Call to Action'
Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Noted as Means to Achieving Quality, Lowering CostsWashington, D.C. -- (Nov 12, 2008) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont), for including chronic disease prevention and
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Nov 12,2008
Health Care Coalition Congratulates President-Elect Obama
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease Urges New Administration to Tackle the #1 Driver of Rising Health Costs -- Chronic Disease Washington, D.C. -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama on his victory in this historic presidential
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Nov 5,2008
Prevention Spotlighted in Latest Obama Television Ad
Coalition Commends Both Candidates for Talking About Prevention as Key Solution to Rising Health Care Costs Washington, D.C. -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends Senator Barack Obama for highlighting prevention in his 30-minute prime-time advertisement last night. Well-
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Oct 31,2008
New National Advertising Campaign Encourages Women to ‘Vote Like Your Health Depends on It’
Hollywood Stars Emphasize Importance of Health Care in Election and The Need to Address #1 Driver of Rising Health Costs – Chronic Disease Washington, D.C. -- In the lead up to the November elections, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) debuted its new national television and online
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Oct 24,2008
Focus on Health Care in Final Debate Exactly What Voters Want
Issue top personal concern, second most important voting issue Enthusiastic support for fighting chronic illness as solution to address rising costsColumbus, OH --The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends the two presidential candidates for addressing health care reform, one of the
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Oct 16,2008

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