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Latest Hispanic Medical Association Stories

2014-03-25 20:22:28

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association, the nation's leading organization working with Hispanic physicians to improve the health of America's Hispanic and other underserved populations, will hold its 18(th) Annual Conference March 27-30, 2014, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. More than 500 physicians, other health professionals, students and government and private sector advocates...

2014-03-10 16:31:59

Statement of Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I was impressed by President Obama's joint interview for UNIVISION and Telemundo's audiences this past Thursday, to pitch them on enrolling by March 31(st) for new health insurance plans offered this year. This interview was much needed to help Latinos in the country better understand that Obamacare can help their families, many of whom do not have...

2013-12-05 23:31:14

To recognize The Achievement, Clemente along with Chelsea Clinton & Soledad O’Brien will be recognized at the Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Gala in NYC, December 5. Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Nutritional Products International (NPI) would like to congratulate its board member, Roberto Clemente Jr. on his appointment to the Board of Directors at National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), whose role is to develop educational activities and health...

2013-12-04 08:30:25

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), established by the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its tenth New York City Gala Awards Ceremony where 10 outstanding students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers in a new era under the Affordable Care Act, focusing on prevention and wellness. NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 The gala ceremony will be December 5, 2013,...

2013-11-21 16:26:20

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501c3 foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its third Los Angeles gala awards ceremony where 10 California and Western US students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers. The gala ceremony will be November 21, 2013, at JW Marriott Hotel LA LIVE, in Los Angeles, CA, from...

2013-09-19 16:25:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care costs now account for 17 percent of the economy and are rising with people living longer with greater rates of obesity, heart disease and other chronic diseases and complications. In order to decrease costs and to create a more quality and efficient healthcare delivery system, President Obama and Congress established the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 with sweeping insurance changes like keeping children on family...

2013-04-23 16:24:33

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About one-third of Latinos or 15 million people will be seeking new doctors for diabetes, hypertension, cancer and preventive services when they become eligible to receive or buy health care coverage under the new health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As the nation's Latino doctors come together this week for the 17(th) Annual Conference of the National Hispanic Medical Association, the implementation of the ACA and...

2013-03-13 20:21:45

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) and the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) are convening California leaders to develop critically needed strategies to reduce obesity of young Hispanic children, the next generation of Americans. The nation's schools, child care programs, and public health agencies have been developing programs to help change behaviors to reduce obesity since the mid-2000s when obesity...

2013-02-08 20:22:18

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Laboratorio Buena Salud, the only diagnostic laboratory targeting the Latino community and The National Hispanic Medical Association have formally agreed on a strategic partnership to provide access for innovative testing and services to the Hispanic market and NHMA physicians. "Hispanics represent the largest minority population in the United States and the largest growth of all minority populations," said Richard Rodriguez Marketing Manager...

2013-02-04 16:27:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Chairman, Mental Health Committee, are convening New York leaders to develop critically needed strategies that can improve programs to reduce obesity of young Hispanic children, the next generation of Americans. The nation's schools, child care, and public health agencies have been developing programs to educate and...