T.R. Reid speaking in Cleveland June 20

6/20/2009

Noted journalist and author T.R. Reid will speak on the topic of his upcoming book, "The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper and Fairer Health Care" at 7 p.m. June 20 at Trinity Cathedral at Euclid and E. 22nd Street in downtown Cleveland. Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System will be introducing Reid.
Sisters of Charity Health System is co-sponsoring the event along with UHCAN Ohio, The Center for Health Affairs, United Church of Christ, UAW, Trinity Cathedral and the Western Reserve Presbytery.
According to the World Health Organization, the United States ranks 37th overall on health care cost, quality and coverage. After traveling the world while researching his forthcoming book, T.R. Reid offers lessons from other countries to improve the U.S. health care system.
A correspondent for National Public Radio and Health Policy for the Kaiser Family Foundation, Reid has also hosted the 2008 PBS Frontline program, "Sick Around the World."
Admission to the reception preceding the event is $50 and includes the price for the presentation. Proceeds to benefit UHCAN Ohio.
Online registration is available at www.ohioconsumersforhealth.org.

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