Subcommittee Hearing Diverting Non-urgent Emergency Room Use: Can It Provide Better Care and Lower Costs?

Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging Subcommittee Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Time: 10:00 AM

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Witnesses

Panel I

  1. James Macrae
    Associate Administrator
    Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services
    Rockville, MD

Panel II

  1. Debra Draper
    Director, Health Care
    Government Accountability Office
    Washington, DC
  2. Peter Cunningham, PhD
    Senior Fellow
    Center for Studying Health Systems Change
    Washington, DC
  3. Alieta Eck, MD
    Founder & Co-Director
    Zarephath Health Center
    Zarephath, NJ
  4. Dana Kraus, MD
    Family Practice Physician
    Northern Counties Health Care
    St. Johnsbury, VT

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Sen. Sanders Sen. Paul Sen. Bingaman Sen. Merkley Sen. Whitehouse James Macrae Alieta Eck Peter Cunningham Dana Kraus Debra Draper The Second Panelists