TITLE

New commission backs optometry's role in public health policy

AUTHOR(S)
Passut, Jena
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;Sep2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the establishment of the National Commission on Vision and Health in the U.S. The commission's top priorities for review are children's vision services and smoking cessation reimbursement. According to member Doctor Edwin C. Marshall, the mission of the commission is to improve the country's vision health by collaborating with experts in science and health policy to ensure informed analysis and policy recommendations to prevent blindness, improve visual function and eliminate visual health disparities.
ACCESSION #
34039333

 

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