Friday, November 20, 2009

$5 million in grant money will improve quality of care in Maryland

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers will use nearly $5 million in federal stimulus dollars to boost minority participation in clinical trials and improve quality care in remote communities.

The announcement, made at a news conference Monday at the former Bel Alton High School, comes fresh off the narrow passage of landmark health care legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives late Saturday night. The bill to extend coverage to millions of uninsured Americans now moves to the Senate, where it faces a rough road ahead.
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