Guinta honored by health care council

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Healthcare Leadership Council, a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, honored congressman Frank Guinta as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at a May 1 award ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Guinta 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 displays, new technologies in treating diabetes and kidney disease as well digital health coaching programs to help people improve their own well-being.

“Perfecting a 21st century health care system that is both affordable and accessible for all Americans and that provides care of the highest quality hinges on support for health care innovation. We need to constantly develop new and better ways to deliver care and link patients and consumers to the health care system,” HLC president Mary R. Grealy said. “We’re grateful for Congressman Guinta’s leadership, dedication and hard work in advancing the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of American health care.”