Improvements to Rural Health Care Through Patient-Centered Research

Improvements to Rural Health Care Through Patient-Centered Research

June 26, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Dirksen Senate Building, G-11
50 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington D.C. 20002


William Borden, MD

Chief Quality and Population Health Officer
George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates
Incoming Chair of the American Heart Association Council on Quality Care and Outcomes Research

Maggie Elehwany, JD
Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy
National Rural Health Association

Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Linda C. Gill Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing
Director, RICH Heart Program
University of Kentucky, College of Nursing


Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP
President and CEO, AcademyHealth


Join Research!America and partners for a briefing to explore advances in patient centered research to improve delivery of care in rural areas. Panelists will share what makes health care delivery unique in rural areas and how patient-centered/community-based programs can lower the risk of heart disease and address other public health challenges.

Lunch will be served at this widely attended event.

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