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The First Church of Christ, Scientist Joins Health Care Reformers to Voice Need for Spiritual Care

2 Sep

For Immediate Release

September 2, 2008


While the nation's policymakers grapple with ways to make health care more affordable to all, we shouldn't forget the importance of prayer-based care to millions of Americans.

That is the message Phil Davis, chief spokesman and legislative affairs representative for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, will convey to reporters gathered at the National Press Club Newsmakers' Forum on Friday.

Mr. Davis will join a panel of health care reformers hosted by the National Press Club to discuss the future of America's health care system.

Other members of the panel include:
Grace-Marie Turner, President, Galen Institute - founder of a public policy research organization promoting informed debate over free-market ideas of health reform

Melinna Giannini, Founder & CEO, ABC Coding Solutions - founder of a coding system and billing platform that helps connect health care professionals with the electronic insurance infrastructure

Christine Filipovich, Executive Director, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Event details:
What: National Press Club "Newsmaker" Panel Discussion on Revolutionizing Health Care
Where: Zenger Room, National Press Club, Washington, DC
Date: Friday, September 5th
Time: 10am

For additional information, contact:
Allison Doty
National Media Coordinator
The First Church of Christ, Scientist


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