Friday, May 16, 2008

Dr. Arteaga ending healthcare disparities

Dr. Albert Arteaga, president of LaSalle Medical Associates, five clinics employing 115 people including 13 physicians and serving more than 100,000 patient visits yearly. Dr. Arteaga has received awards from the San Bernardino County Medical Society and the African-American Health Initiative for his efforts to provide affordable, quality healthcare to all.

What Dr. Arteaga will give a presentation to future doctors enrolled in a class called Healthcare Disparities at the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Arteaga’s presentation will be on the healthcare delivery system provided by LaSalle Medical Associates.

Why? Students in this class are studying the topic of barriers to healthcare. This presentation is intended to give one view on what can and is being done today to address the issue and encourage others to work towards the cause of guaranteeing healthcare access for all.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: University of California Riverside Biostatistics building (B 600), 900 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521

CONTACT: Ellen Porter, (909) 888-0321,