• Posted on July 20th, 2010

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    NHMA’s Congressional Briefing

    Health Care Reform Implementation for Hispanic Communities Event Details Thursday, July 22nd 4 – 6 pm (Includes briefing and reception) Hors d’oeuvre and drinks will be served. Rayburn House Building Room 2168 The National Hispanic Medical Association- NHMA- is hosting a Congressional briefing about Health Care Reform Implementation for Hispanic Communities. The goal of the [...]

  • Posted on June 14th, 2010

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    Comments on Notice of Intent to Form Negotiated Rulemaking Committee

    On behalf of the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), and Out of Many One (OMO), we are pleased to respond to the above-cited notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) soliciting comments [...]

  • Posted on May 2nd, 2010

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    2nd HIT Resource Teach In

    Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc. (SHIRE) and The California Endowment are sponsoring the Second Health Information Technology (HIT) Resource Teach-In in Los Angeles, CA on June 23, 2010. The conference will inform participants about the opportunities, benefits and challenges of adopting and utilizing electronic health records (EHRs) that comply with meaningful use regulations under consideration or promulgated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Additionally, conference participants will receive information about innovative uses of HIT among the underserved and in communities of color, as well as guidance on suggested methods to navigate EHR adoption and compliance.

  • Posted on May 2nd, 2010

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    Health Disparities Event with APIAHF

    Dr. Howard Koh, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health, To Discuss Opportunities in Health Reform to Achieve Health Equity Beyond Reform: Health Concerns and Disparities Among America’s Fastest Growing Populations Thursday, May 6 – Washington, D.C. Health reform has passed, but the battle to improve America’s health is far from over.  A key question remains: How [...]

  • Posted on January 13th, 2010

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    Public Comments: OMH’s National Plan for Action

    The Office of Minority Health’s National Plan for Action is now open for public comments until February 12, 2010. This plan captures the status of minority health disparities in our country and proposes 20 strategies for their elimination. It provides a roadmap to make an impact in the elimination of minority health disparities, a costly [...]

  • National Cambodian American Town Hall Meeting

    Join us for a National Town Hall Meeting that will bring together Cambodians and other concerned people to talk about how we can help one another prevent and manage chronic disease.

  • Posted on October 21st, 2009

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    Tribal Nations Conference Nov 5

    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              October 12, 2009 President Obama Announces Tribal Nations Conference WASHINGTON – On Thursday, November 5th, 2009, President Obama will host the White House Tribal Nations Conference. As part of President Obama’s sustained outreach to the American people, this conference will provide leaders from [...]

  • Posted on October 15th, 2009

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    Celebrate Dr. Ho Tran!

    After seven years of dedicated service with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Dr. Ho Luong Tran has announced her departure as the President and CEO. Our champion. Our mentor. Our friend. An exemplary leader who has guided the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum with dignity, grace, and integrity. Note: The [...]

  • Posted on October 1st, 2009

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    Save the Date: National Cambodian American Town Hall Meeting

    Save the Date for a National Cambodian American Town Hall Meeting! Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 Prevent and manage chronic disease in the Cambodian community!

  • Posted on September 23rd, 2009

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    Dr. Rios on NPR!

    Congress is considering bills that would help provide health insurance to millions of Americans who don’t have it. If this happens, one of the big beneficiaries would be Hispanics. One third of all Hispanics in the U.S. are uninsured. Dr. Elena Rios, president of the National Hispanic Medical Association, tells Linda Wertheimer that millions are uninsured because of cultural reasons as well as economic ones.

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