regional medical program

regional medical program (RMP)

a program of community health planning that includes all the medical resources available in a region that may be mobilized to meet a specific medical objective. The RMP was authorized by the Health, Disease, Cancer and Stroke Amendments passed by the U.S. Congress in 1965. See also regionalization.
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His service to the state was exemplified by his key role in the development of the West Virginia Regional Medical Program during the presidency of Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s.
Winthrop Rockefeller from 1967-70, advising him on health matters, then became associate coordinator for the Arkansas Regional Medical Program.

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