El Camino Hospital Unveils Chinese Health Initiative

--(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

When:

  January 19, 2011, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:

Conference Room G, El Camino Hospital
(Media are invited to stay for a box lunch following the presentation and tour)

Speakers:

  • 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.



CONTACT:

El Camino Hospital
For questions or to RSVP:
Jean Yu, 650-988-3277
[email protected]
or
Hatti Hamlin, 925-872-4328
[email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  California

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Infectious Diseases  Oncology  Consumer  Asian-American  Family  General Health

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