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.
Jerry also became a member of the Iowa Comprehensive Health Planning Council and a board member of the Iowa Regional Medical Program.
Winthrop Rockefeller from 1967-70, advising him on health matters, then became associate coordinator for the Arkansas Regional Medical Program.
Braiker began her career as a Social Worker for Aid to Families with Dependent Children, carrying a case load of 70 families, and as a Public Relations Specialist for Regional Medical Programs at the University of California in San Francisco.

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