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10 September 2010

Deal To Deliver Keynote Address At Public Forum On Heart Disease & Health Care

Republican gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a public forum organized by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Saturday, September 11th.

The forum will feature sessions on a variety of heart and health care related issues including:

  • Issues that impact heart health, including strategies to help patients stick to lifestyle changes and prescribed medicines;
  • Discussions on the important role that policymakers, patients, and providers play in the prevention and treatment of heart disease;
  • Hearing from heart disease patients about their experiences and treatment successes with medication adherence and lifestyle changes; and
  • Discussions on the future of cardiac care and trends in treatments and therapies to optimize outcomes.
Deal is expected to discuss the important role policymakers play in educating the public about heart disease prevention and treatment.

The SCAI public forum is scheduled to begin at 11:30AM in the The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center.