Arnold S. Relman, M.D., the acclaimed former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, will speak and hold a discussion on the current state of national health care reform at the Cape Care Quarterly meeting on Saturday, March 20, 2010. It will be held from 9:30-11:30 in the conference room of the Transportation Center in Hyannis (bus station), accessible from Center Street near Main Street or from Iyannough Road. (Route. 28, just west of Willow Street.
The program is open to the public, with parking in the short term lot at no charge.
Dr. Relman’s recent publications and reviews are on the state of American health care, including the 2007 book, A Second Opinion: Rescuing America's Health Care. He has chaired departments and held professorships in medicine at Boston University, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the Harvard University School of Medicine.
The Cape Care Coalition will also share its progress toward the goal of providing publicly owned, privately delivered health care to Barnstable County residents. Further information is available at www.capecare.info.