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Rep. Scott Rigell Recognized as ‘Champion of Healthcare Innovation’


Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Scott Rigell R-VA was recognized as a ‘Champion of Healthcare Innovation’ by the Healthcare Leadership Council, a coalition of chief executives from all disciplines within the health care industry. Congressman Rigell received this recognition for his ongoing support of patient-centered medical solutions.

“I am proud to receive the ‘Champion of Healthcare Innovation’ award from the Healthcare Leadership Council,” said Congressman Rigell, who has been an advocate in Congress for health care reforms that will ensure future generations of Americans have access to quality, affordable health care. “I will continue to work with my colleagues to advance common sense, affordable solutions to our nation’s health care challenges.”

“It is encouraging to see leaders who understand the role innovation plays in redefining how health care is delivered,” said Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy. “In order to continuously improve overall health in the United States, we need to encourage the modernization and forward-thinking that will deliver lifesaving and life-changing benefits to patients. We applaud Representative Rigell in his efforts to ensure access to affordable, high quality care.”