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Health Policy Grand Rounds Welcomes Kuster, Bass on Oct. 31

October 30, 2012
Lebanon, NH

We Care We Vote

Dartmouth-Hitchcock will host the latest in its ongoing series of conversations on health care and health policy with back-to-back visits from the opponents in New Hampshire's 2nd District Congressional race Wednesday, Oct. 31.

The Health Policy Grand Rounds series will welcome Democrat Ann McLane Kuster at 8:30 a.m. in Auditorium G of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.

Kuster will be immediately followed by Republican incumbent Rep. Charles Bass at 9:30 a.m., also in Auditorium G of DHMC.

Both appearances will follow Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Health Policy Grand Rounds format. Each candidate will deliver remarks focused on health care policy, and then take related questions from Dartmouth-Hitchcock employees.

The Health Policy Grand Rounds program is modeled after Dartmouth-Hitchcock's clinical grand rounds, to offer an educational forum for staff on current health care and health policy issues. The candidates' events are closed to the public, but are open to the media. Details on media availability for Kuster and Bass will be available at each event.

Bass' and Kuster's appearances are also part of Dartmouth-Hitchcock's "We Care, We Vote" initiative, part of a nationwide effort by healthcare providers to increase voter turnout and awareness.

Space in the auditorium is limited, and advance notice of your intent to cover this event is appreciated. Please contact Rick Adams at (603) 653-1913 or clarence.r.adams@hitchcock.org as soon as possible to indicate whether or not you'll be attending.

About Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a national leader in patient-centered health care and building a sustainable health system. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children's Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic medical center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,000 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research at the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

For more information contact Rick Adams at (603) 653-1910.

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