MEDIA ADVISORY: NEW TASK FORCE PREPARES FOR PUBLIC UNVEIL

SUMMARY:

A new high-level task force will convene to determine how physical-activity based behavior interventions, widely agreed to be highly effective in the prevention and treatment of disease, become a working, functional part healthcare in the U.S.

WHO:              

The Prescription for Activity Task Force includes senior officials from leading health philanthropies, Fortune 500 health-insurance companies, health advocacy organizations, and accountable care organizations, plus some of the nation’s most respected academicians in disease prevention, preventive care, public health, and community health.

WHAT: 

The vision of the Prescription for Activity Task Force is a future in which a significant number of patients in the U.S. are prescribed or incentivized physical activity-based behavior change interventions for preventive care and self-maintenance.

WHERE:

The task force assembles for its first planning session in Dallas, TX.

WHEN:

May 11-12

*To speak with a member of the task force, contact Scott Warner at 703-237-2428 or scott@warnerstrategies.com.

Benjamin Manley

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