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SPECIAL EVENT:

TELEHEALTH: Improving the Delivery of Health Care - From Chronically ill Elderly to Premature Newborns

This News Conference was held April 28, 1999 in Washington, DC

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AGENDA-- PRESS BRIEFING AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Opening remarks by Paul G. Rogers, Esq., Chair, Friends of the National Library of Medicine;

Remarks by Donald A.B., Lindberg, M.D., Director of the National Library of Medicine;

Live demonstration of Baby Care Link, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Neonatal Unit, Boston, MA, presented by Charles Safran, M.D., Harvard Medical School;

Live demonstration of Elderly Home Care, Iowa City, IA, presented
by Michael Kienzle, M.D., Director, University of Iowa, National Laboratory for the Study of Rural Telemedicine;

Remarks by the Honorable James Jeffords (R-VT), Chairman, Senate Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate;

Remarks by Henry Foster, M.D., Senior Advisor to the President on Teen and Youth Issues, Department of Health and Human Services;

Remarks by Tenley Albright, M.D., Chair, Board of Regents, National Library of Medicine;

Questions.

Conclusion of Demonstrations.

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