Grassroots passion fuels a massive effort

July 2004
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2004, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p66
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Focuses on the objectives of the Truckee Meadows Tomorrow, a community health assessment led by Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. Factors that affect the quality of life in the community; Efforts to improve the quality of life in the community; Organizations involved in the program.


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