Congressman Tim Huelskamp

Representing the 1st District of Kansas

National Healthcare Leaders Honor U.S. Representative Tim Huelskamp For Leadership in Healthcare Innovation

Apr 1, 2014
Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, last week honored U.S. Representative Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at an award ceremony in Washington, DC.

“What an honor to receive this award,” commented Rep. Huelskamp. “I feel it is very important to make sure the United States remains at the forefront of Healthcare technology and initiatives.”

Representative Huelskamp was honored at the Council’s annual Healthcare Innovations Expo on Capitol Hill. The day-long event is dedicated to showcasing new developments in health care technologies, treatments and practices.  This year’s event featured, among other exhibits, new transcatheter heart valve technologies, medication to treat hypertension in newborns and improved transmission and uses of healthcare data to improve patient care.

“Innovation is a necessity, not an option, in addressing the challenges facing our healthcare system.  To increase accessibility to high-quality care, improve patient outcomes and strengthen cost-efficiency requires constant improvement in the tools, technologies, medicines and approaches used to prevent and treat disease and elevate wellness,” said HLC president Mary R. Grealy.  “We applaud Representative Huelskamp’s leadership, dedication and vision in advancing the quality and cost-effectiveness of American healthcare.”

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