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Docs group presses for better funding, coordination of public-health infrastructure
Modern Healthcare

The American College of Physicians is warning against possible cuts to the country’s public health infrastructure. In a 38-page position paper (PDF) released during the ACP’s annual meeting in New Orleans, the organization pressed for more funds for workforce training, medical informatics, adequate supplies of vaccines and other medications, emergency preparedness, public education programs and other tools it says are necessary to ensure population health.