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National Healthcare Leaders Honor Congressman Ted Poe For Leadership in Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare Leadership Council
Kelly Fernandez
May 1, 2012

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, today honored Congressman Ted Poe as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at an award ceremony in Washington, DC.

Congressman Poe was honored at the Council’s annual Healthcare Innovations Expo on Capitol Hill. The day-long event is dedicated to showcasing new developments in health care technologies, treatments and practices. This year’s event featured, among other displays, new technologies in treating diabetes and kidney disease as well digital health coaching programs to help people improve their own well-being.

“Perfecting a 21st century healthcare system that is both affordable and accessible for all Americans and that provides care of the highest quality hinges on support for healthcare innovation. We need to constantly develop new and better ways to deliver care and link patients and consumers to the healthcare system,” said HLC president Mary R. Grealy. “We’re grateful for Congressman Poe’s leadership, dedication and hard work in advancing the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of American healthcare.”