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Dr. Barbara McAneny, American Medical Association (2019)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-07-17

Duration: 00:31:56

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Health Care | American Medical Association


  • McAneny, Barbara Speaker


A speech by Dr. Barbara McAneny before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on July 17, 2019. Dr. McAneny is an oncologist in New Mexico, a member of the board of trustees for the American Medical Association (AMA), and an immediate past president of the AMA. She discusses: the high cost of health care; possible ways to lower costs; the initiatives of the AMA aimed at improving patient care; and her Come Home program model cutting down the hospitalization rate for her cancer patients. She also answers questions from the audience.