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U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to host hearing on trauma systems

Wednesday, June 22, 2016  
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*HEARING POSTPONED* - The Committee notified us this morning that the hearing has been postponed. A reschedule date will be posted as soon as it is available. (6/23/16)


The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee - Subcommittee on Health will host a hearing on "Strengthening our National Trauma System", Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:15am.

Invited Witnesses:
Ms. Jorie Klein BSN, RN 
Director, Trauma Program, Rees-Jones Trauma Center at Parkland

Dr. Craig Manifold DO, FACEP 
Committee Chair, American College of Emergency Physicians

Dr. David Marcozzi MD 
University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ritu Sahni MD, MPH 
Immediate Past-President, National Association of EMS Physicians

Dr. C. William Schwab MD, FACS 
Professor of Surgery, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Text of Legislation for Discussion:
**H.R. 4365, Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
**Discussion Draft of H.R. ____, To amend the Public Health Service Act to facilitate assignment of military trauma care providers to civilian trauma centers in order to maintain military trauma readiness and to support such centers, and for other purposes

A webcast of the hearing will be available at:

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