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VeoMed.com/EMARC to Live Broadcast “Healthcare Reform 101: What’s Next for Physicians?” from Good Samaritan Hospital


Laguna Beach, CA, September 16, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Today, VeoMed announced that the continuing medical education program “Healthcare reform 101: What’s next for physicians” presented by the Los Angeles Medical Association, the Young Physician Organization, and EMARC in cooperation with Good Samaritan Hospital will be broadcast live on VeoMed.com. The live broadcast event on VeoMed.com, starting at 7:00pm PST, will be accompanied by a live online discussion. VeoMed.com, a leading social media site for the medical community, blends the best features of YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter into one platform designed to facilitate better communication, collaboration, and information sharing around pertinent issues in medicine.

The program will cover the changes in the new healthcare reform bill pending in the legislature and provide a status update on healthcare reform in general. The program will also cover the details, guidelines, and possible impact of the Health IT stimulus package. The California Medical Association’s stance on healthcare reform and the Health IT stimulus package will also be presented. The program will be led by Ignatius Bau, J.D. Director, Health Systems, California Endowment; David Ford, Associate Director of Policy, California Medical Association; and Elizabeth McNeil, Vice President, Federal Government Relations, California Medical Association.

Physicians of all different specialties, residents, and those interested in healthcare reform, are invited to watch and discuss this free live event on www.VeoMed.com/emarc.

About VeoMed
VeoMed is a technology company dedicated to providing the medical community with social media solutions. VeoMed's software powers VeoMed.com, a leading social media site for healthcare professionals, academic institutions, and medical organizations. VeoMed's social media software blends the best features of YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter into one platform designed to facilitate better communication, collaboration, and information sharing around pertinent issues in medicine. VeoMed licenses its software for a fee to biotech, pharma, and medical device companies as well as other institutions interested in creating their own online communities.

About EMARC
EMARC is committed to assisting medical professionals build their practice using tailored business solutions, educational products, and networking resources. EMARC’s manifesto declares – “We are a community united by a common set of values, and we are dedicated to helping medical professionals build stronger practices. We believe that everyone in our community has something valuable to contribute.”

About Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital provides superb patient care in state-of-the-art facilities. The tertiary medical center's acclaimed programs include eight nationally recognized centers of excellence and other specialties supported by distinguished physicians with national and international reputations. A major research center and teaching hospital, Good Samaritan pioneers procedures that save lives and alleviate pain and suffering.

About the Los Angeles County Medical Association
The Los Angeles County Medical Association is a professional association representing physicians from every medical specialty and practice setting as well as medical students, interns, and residents. For more than 100 years, LACMA has been at the forefront of medicine, assuring that its members are represented in the areas of public policy, government relations, and community relations.

About the Young Physicians Organization
The Young Physicians organization is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping young physicians build thriving practices and provide best possible care to their patients. The Young Physician members are physicians and surgeons in their 20s through 40s working hard to establish medical practices.

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VeoMed
Marc Strauss
646-331-5132
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www.VeoMed.com
Thomas Chandy
949.683.8186
tchandy@veomed.com

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