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Congressman highlights pharmacists' contributions to health care

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August 13, 2009

On Wednesday evening, a North Carolina television station interviewed Democratic Representative Heath Shuler about his views on health care reform. During the interview, Rep. Shuler described his district's “Asheville Project” as a model for the nation. You all should watch this interview. Notice the computer image from APhA Foundation’s website, which is linked to the City’s “Asheville Project” website the Foundation helped to design and continues to assist in maintaining.

I encourage each of you to participate in the town halls being held around the country. Let's be a positive force to tell our Members of Congress how pharmacists can help solve the problems we're facing in primary care. Please let us know of your participation and the responses you receive by leaving a comment here or on Facebook, and/or e-mailing our Government Affairs staff at gvtaff@aphanet.org.