Non-Profit Organization Makes Healthcare Easier for Californians Who are Out of Work and Lacking Coverage

The Most Comprehensive Online Guide for Local Healthcare Services is Available to All Californians

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Californians for Patient Care:

What:
Californians for Patient Care offers the only statewide online resource connecting people to local healthcare services. From local clinics to dental care, www.CalPatientCare.org helps patients find no and low-cost healthcare services that fit their needs and circumstances.

Who:
Carmella Gutierrez, president of Californians for Patient Care, currently leads an effort to inform consumers how to navigate through one of the most dramatic changes in healthcare policy affecting their lives. She’s helping to make healthcare easier for people who are now without health coverage and helping people take charge of their healthcare through these uncertain economic times.

With an extensive healthcare background and first-hand knowledge about patients’ rights and access to care, Carmella is available for media interviews and to comment on a range of issues addressed by the organization she leads, including the development of California’s only online guide linking people to local healthcare services throughout the state.

Why:
The independent, not-for-profit Californians for Patient Care helps consumers take charge of their healthcare by making local services and resources easy to find and by making healthcare changes and issues easy for people to understand and navigate. At www.CalPatientCare.org, people can find out about major healthcare changes that directly impact care, costs and coverage, including how healthcare reform affects different populations; facts about patients’ rights and responsibilities; and information on other topics of interest including managing chronic illness, vaccinations and transitioning to Medicare.

Contact:
To arrange interviews with Carmella Gutierrez, contact Corinne Chee at (916) 508-1611, or Kris Deutschman at (916) 425-7174.

Californians for Patient Care is a non-profit organization based in Sacramento dedicated to protecting the interests of patients and ensuring all California consumers have fair and equitable access to high quality healthcare. www.calpatientcare.org



CONTACT:

for Californians for Patient Care
Corinne Chee, 916-508-1611
Kris Deutschman, 916-425-7174

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  California

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Dental  Hospitals  Other Health  Professional Services  Insurance  Nursing  General Health  Managed Care

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