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The conference planners and I greatly appreciate your contribution to the success of the conference, and we look forward to partnering with you in the future to improve the health care quality of those we serve.
Department Of Health & Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The information from your presentation “Disabled - Not Dysfunctional” and plenary session will be an ongoing benefit to CMS and our many partners as we strive to provide premier customer service to our Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
Linda A. Ruiz Regional Administrator, Seattle Western Consortium Administrator
Department Of Health & Human Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Although many of the employees in attendance are health-care providers, and daily work with disabled veteran patients; they expressed a new appreciation of their patients’ experiences, frustrations and triumphs.
Department of Veteran Affairs
Puget Sound Health Care System
Category Archives: Health Care
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It’s impossible to feel sorry for myself when I’m helping someone else deal with their obstacles. Continue reading