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Health Improvements And Longevity

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Hector De La Torre, the executive director of Transamerica Center for Health Studies, discusses longevity– specifically the technological, regulatory and health improvements that have led to longer life expectancies in the United States just in the last several decades.

Hector De La Torre is the Executive Director of the Transamerica Center for Health Studies, a nonprofit focused on helping consumers and businesses navigate the health care landscape. De La Torre was chosen to lead this new initiative because of his private and public sector experience, particularly his leadership role on health care and advocating for consumers and businesses. Among his accomplishments as an elected official were expanding access to doctors in underserved communities, consumer protections against retroactive cancellation of health insurance, and supporting facilities improvements at Children’s Hospitals.