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Season 2007 Episode 0920

How to Save 100000 Lives

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How to Save 100000 Lives
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Partnership for Prevention, in collaboration with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and WellPoint Foundation, presents How to Save 100,000 Lives.The briefing features Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, Director of the Institute for Health Policy at The University of Texas School of Public Health and Chair of the National Commission on Prevention Priorities, Dr. J. Michael McGinnis, Senior Scholar at the Institute of Medicine, and Mr. John Clymer, President of Partnership for Prevention.A new report from Partnership found that increasing the use of just five preventive services would save 100,000 lives each year in the United States. The report also found serious deficiencies in the use of preventive care for the nation as a whole - and particularly troubling shortfalls for racial and ethnic populations - Partnership for PreventionThis program is supported by Pfizer Inc.moreless
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