--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- El Camino Hospital will unveil its new Chinese Health Initiative (CHI), the first program of its kind in the Silicon Valley region, at a special event for media. Hospital executives and members of the group’s Advisory Board will discuss:
- Key components of the program to address the troubling health disparities in the Chinese community, including the high prevalence of chronic Hepatitis B, liver cancer, tuberculosis, stroke and stomach cancer.
- Findings regarding the importance of culturally appropriate and language-specific care in the Chinese community
- Demographic factors underlining the importance of the program including Chinese and Asian population growth projections
|January 19, 2011, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|Conference Room G, El Camino Hospital|
|(Media are invited to stay for a box lunch following the presentation and tour)|
- Ken Graham, El Camino Hospital CEO
- Peter Fung, M. D., Sunnyvale neurologist and medical director of the El Camino Hospital Stroke Center; member of the CHI Advisory Board
- Cecile Currier, El Camino Hospital Vice President of Corporate & Community Health Services
- Kenneth Liu, M. D., Mountain View obstetrician/gynecologist; member of the CHI Advisory Board.
- Jean Yu, Manager, Chinese Health Initiative
Following the presentation, media participants will receive a tour the hospital’s Imaging Services and the Center for Advanced Radiotherapy and Cyberknife Radiosurgery.
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