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09/29/2009

Healthcare Forum Set for Oct. 7 in Carroll Hall

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 The forum will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Carroll Hall.
 It will bring into focus the many issues surrounding the proposed overhaul of the country’s healthcare industry.

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Michael Matthews

ROCK HILL, S.C. - A panel of local experts will participate in Healthcare Forum 2009 on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Winthrop University.

The forum will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Vivian Moore Carroll Hall, adjacent to the College of Business’ Thurmond Building. The forum, sponsored by the healthcare management program of the College of Business Administration, will bring into focus the many issues surrounding the proposed overhaul of the country’s healthcare industry. 

Panelists represent healthcare providers including hospital administration, practitioners and the insurance industry.  Expert panel members include:  Ernest Brown, CEO of North Central Community Healthcare; Dr. John Little, vice president, Healthcare Services, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Charlie Miller, CEO of Piedmont Healthcare Center; Dr. Robert Lesslie, Riverview Family Medical Services; and Martha Whitecotton, associate vice president, Levine Children’s Hospital.

Michael Matthews, associate professor of healthcare management, will facilitate the panel discussion, followed by a question and answer period.  For more information, contact Nell Walker at walkern@winthrop.edu or at 803/323-2681.


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