Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12) received the “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” award from the Healthcare Leadership Council for his on-going support of patient-centered medical progress.

“I am honored to receive this award for our continued focus on improved patient care and finding cures to fatal and debilitating diseases,” said Rep. Bost.  “The United States is the greatest medical innovator in the world, and it’s critical that we do all we can to accelerate ground-breaking research.  We must make sure that new, life-saving treatments are accessible to Americans who need them.”

The Healthcare Leadership Council is a coalition of chief executives from all disciplines within American Healthcare to jointly develop policies, plans, and programs to achieve their vision of a 21st century system that makes affordable, high-quality care accessible to all Americans.