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March 26, 2009

AARC Seeks Funding Increases for NCHS, AHRQ
The AARC has joined fellow organizations in asking Congress to ensure adequate funding for two key government agencies. As a member of the Friends of NCHS and Friends of AHRQ coalitions, we've signed on to letters noting the important role the National Center for Health Statistics and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality play in our nation's health care system.

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Congress 2009: Register Now, Learn More About San Antonio
The AARC Congress is still a few months away, but it’s not too soon to register—in fact, now is the perfect time, because Early Bird discounts end April 30—and it’s also not too soon to begin learning more about our 2009 venue and what it has to offer. To help, we’ve teamed up with the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau to create a new "microsite" especially for Congress goers. Check it out here.

Want to win a FREE trip to this year’s Congress? Then take part in our Human Resource Survey. One lucky participant will have his or her way paid to the meeting!

ND Students Help Kids with CF
Students in the St. Alexius Medical Center/University of Mary RT program are putting smiles on the faces of children with CF. Thanks to their efforts, these kids can now watch movies from a great new DVD library during those boring down times in the hospital.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest list of newsmakers includes members who’ve gotten great press for everything from mechanical ventilation in premature infants to hosting Sleep and Pulmonary Rehab Week activities.

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