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ReachMD XM 157 to Broadcast Presidential Healthcare Forum, Featuring Exclusive One-On-One Interviews With Top Healthcare Advisers for Obama and McCain Campaigns

Thursday, October 16, 2008 General News J E 4
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CHICAGO, Oct. 15 ReachMD(TM) announced today it willbroadcast a special series of exclusive one-on-one interviews airing over twoweeks with the top healthcare advisers to the presidential campaigns ofSenator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain.

The interviews feature Gail Wilensky, PhD., top healthcare adviser toSenator John McCain. Dr. Wilensky is a healthcare economist and senior fellowfor Project HOPE, an international health education foundation. Also featuredis David Cutler, M.D., senior healthcare adviser to Senator Barack Obama. Dr.Cutler is a healthcare economist and the Otto Eckstein Professor of AppliedEconomics at Harvard University.

The interviews are conducted by ReachMD host John Armstrong, M.D., who isa former colonel with the U.S. Army Medical Corps and currently serves as anattending surgeon at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida College ofMedicine in Gainesville. ReachMD polled its physician host-contributors whosubmitted pertinent questions particularly relevant to their work asclinicians, researchers, and policymakers.

In announcing this timely programming, Gary Epstein, CEO of ReachMD, said,"Our listener audience of medical professionals is keenly interested in howthe differing policies and viewpoints of the presidential candidates willaffect their patients, their practices, and their research -- and the U.S.healthcare delivery system as a whole."

ReachMD provides healthcare professionals access to medical communication,information and education through its multi-media platform of on-air radiobroadcasts on XM Satellite Radio Channel 157 and online through live streamingand on-demand downloadable podcasts at http://www.reachmd.com

About ReachMD XM 157:

ReachMD(TM) is a revolutionary new communication, information andeducation platform designed to engage busy, practicing clinicians and medicalprofessionals every day. ReachMD broadcasts 24/7 over the XM satellite networkas the first and only national radio station designed specifically for medicalprofessionals. Their original programming includes interviews withworld-renowned physicians covering professional topics within clinicalmedicine, treatment, research, executive management, government policies,technology and global health issues, among others. Visit ReachMD on XM Channel157 or at http://www.reachmd.com

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