Author Discussion: “Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths”

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Author Discussion: "Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths"

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Despite intense political debate for the past 10 years, Americans remain deeply worried about the availability and affordability of health care for themselves and their families. In their new book “Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths Why Everything You Know About Health Care Is Wrong and How to Make It Right” Arthur Garson, MD, MPH, and Ryan Holeywell provide Americans with the tools we need to have an honest, unbiased view of the state of health care policy in America.

Join Garson, director of the TMC Health Policy Institute, and Holeywell, communications director at TMC, for a lively back-and-forth conversation about 20 enduring health care myths and the future of American health care.

Oct. 15, 2019
Third Coast Restaurant
6550 Bertner Avenue

Discussion: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Reception: 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

On-site parking is available in the garage at 6550 Bertner Ave.

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About the Authors:

Arthur “Tim” Garson is Director of the Health Policy Institute at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, which is the largest medical center in the world. He has been Dean of Medicine and Provost of the University of Virginia, President of the American College of Cardiology, Chair of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and is an elected member of the National Academy of Science’s National Academy of Medicine. He is the author of “Health Care Half Truths: Too Many Myths, Not Enough Reality.”

Ryan Holeywell is Director of Communications at the Texas Medical Center and a former journalist for publications including the Houston Chronicle and Governing magazine. He has appeared on CNN, NPR and CNBC to discuss his work. His articles have been published by USA Today and the Washington Post, among other outlets.