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  • Flight For Life Mahany Heroes Park in Frisco to honor local pilot
    Posted in In the News on October 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Transportation

    It’s a little more than a year after a horrific Flight For Life Helicopter crash, and the Summit County community is still slowly picking up the pieces. But Julie Kelble, an emergency room nurse at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center and chairperson of the Flight For Life Mahany Heroes Park committee, hopes a new park will help everyone begin to heal. “It’s really a place of respect and honor,” Kelble said. “For (the committee) it’s been an avenue for us to heal on the inside, and now we want that... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Texas Reproductive Rights Case
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: “Today’s decision is a victory for women in Texas and a win for women across the country and their right to broad, accessible healthcare. A woman’s right to choose is a fundamental right that must be upheld and supported in every state. I will continue to protect women’s freedom to make their own decisions based on what’s best for them... Read more

  • Perlmutter, Bipartisan Group Of Senators And Representatives Urge President Obama To Remove Barriers To Research On Medical Marijuana
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), joined by a bipartisan group of 26 Senators and Representatives, today sent a letter urging President Obama to remove barriers to research on medical marijuana and facilitate new medical research on cannabis and its derivatives. “Twenty-three states have passed laws establishing medical cannabis programs and an additional seventeen have passed laws regarding the medical use of cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from cannabis,” the letter rea... Read more

  • The quiet revolution of health and wellness coaches
    Posted in In the News on January 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Content originally published by The Hill on January 11th, 2016 Millions will emerge from this holiday season with new lifestyle and health goals for the New Year. According to the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. Among the top of the list are commitments to losing weight, reducing stress, enjoying life to its fullest, getting fit and healthy, and quitting smoking. Unfortunately, only 8 percent of those Americans are su... Read more

  • Fueling the Fire
    Posted in In the News on December 21, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Transportation

    Content originally published by KUSA 9news on December 21st, 2015 Read more

  • Company plans fuel tank changes on EMS helicopters
    Posted in In the News on November 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Transportation

    This content was orginally published on KUSA on October 29th, 2015. KUSA – Following a series of stories by 9Wants to Know on the tendency of helicopter fuel tanks to rupture following low-impact crashes, one of the major owners of EMS helicopters in the country says it's committed to retrofitting the fuel systems on its entire fleet of one helicopter in particular. Englewood-based Air Methods released a statement to 9Wants to Know this week saying it intends to start retrofitting its fleet of ... Read more

  • Polis, Perlmutter Push for Crash-Resistant Helicopter Fuel Systems
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Transportation

    Letter follows tragic Flight for Life helicopter crash over summer Reps. Jared Polis (CO-2) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-7) today sent a letter pushing the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) to move quickly and efficiently to revise its safety regulations regarding crash-resistant fuel systems for civil helicopters. Today’s letter comes in the wake of a tragic Flight for Life helicopter crash that occurred in Frisco, Colorado over the summer, killing Pilot Patrick Mahany and critically injuring two fl... Read more

  • Congressman Perlmutter Joins Seniors’ Resource Center in Celebrating Social Security/Medicare Anniversaries
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors, Healthcare

    On Monday, August 24th, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined the Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) in celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Social Security and the 50th Anniversary of Medicare. Sponsored by the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, these anniversaries commemorate decades of seniors and families having the ability to see a doctor, fill a prescription and stay out of poverty. Both programs significantly help to prevent poverty and promote greater access to hea... Read more

  • U.S. Supreme Court ruling deals another defeat to Obamacare foes
    Posted in In the News on June 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Click here to read full article orginally published in The Colorado Statesman on June 25, 2015. Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in King v. Burwell: “The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the intent of the Affordable Care Act and the subsidies for federal and state-operated insurance exchanges is a victory for individuals, families, and businesses across the country. Every person deserves high-quality, affordable medical coverage regardless of their age, pre-existing conditions, or income level. The Affordable... Read more

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