'Reinventing Health Care,' A Discussion of Health Care Policy in America, Wednesday, September 24

Thursday, September 25, 2008 General News J E 4

OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In preparation for this year's first presidential debate, the American Heart Association and the University of Mississippi invite you to watch a live webcast featuring top decision-makers and influencers from the business, labor, academic and health care communities.

This special program, Reinventing Health Care, a Fred Friendly Seminar production, is being videotaped for exclusive broadcast on PBS stations across the nation. It will engage these panelists in hypothetical scenarios reflecting the current health care struggles of many Americans.

This invitation is not for event coverage, however it is an opportunity to hear insights and perspectives into the state of healthcare that may help you shape your future stories on the healthcare reform issue in advance of the 3rd presidential debate on domestic policy on October 15th.

Live Webcast

Date: Wednesday, September 24

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. CDT

URLs: Log on to for instructions on how to watch.

Interview Opportunities:

For more information or to set up interviews, please contact Carrie Thacker, 214-706-1665,, Suzanne Ffolkes, 202-785-7929,, or Julie Del Barto, 214-706-1330,

-- 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, will be available for interviews before and after the event. -- Other panelists may be available upon request.

SOURCE American Heart Association


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