Lenoir Rhyne University to host Healthcare Symposium

Lenoir Rhyne University to host Healthcare Symposium

Lenoir-Rhyne University in conjunction with the Northwest Area Health Education Center will present the fourth annual Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare, on Wednesday, February 24 in Belk Centrum from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Targeted at physicians, nurse practitioners, and others in the healthcare field, the symposium will focus on the policy, practice and outcomes management aspects of integrated care. It also provides attendees with an opportunity to examine what is needed to make an integrated care system work.

The morning session will focus on policy issues that are driving integrated care models and the outcomes that such systems produce. Speakers presenting during this session include, Arthur E. Kelley, MD, Medical Director at Partnership for Community Care, Marilyn Pearson, MD, Director of Public Health/Medical Director at Johnston County Health Department, and Adam Zolotor, MD, President and CEO of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine.

Ten other breakout sessions are scheduled for the afternoon, and include the following speakers:

  • Mark Picton, M.D., Medical Director, Caldwell County Health Dept
  • Doug Urland, MPH, Director, Catawba County Public Health
  • Kathee Martin, Director of Healthcare Services Indigent Care
  • Randall Bergman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Health and Program Director of the Masters of Public Health Program, Lenoir-Rhyne University
  • Laura Hope-Gill, MFA, Director, Thomas Wolfe Center for Narrative Master of Arts in Writing Program at Lenoir-Rhyne University
  • Aimee Mepham, Program Coordinator at Wake Forest Humanities Institute
  • Jerry Erickson, MMSc, PA-C, Director of Didactic Education/Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, Lenoir-Rhyne University
  • Dan Waters, M.D., Chairman of Cardiac Surgery, Mercy Heart Center of Mason City Clinic
  • Tonya Gregory, Wake Med
  • Kathee Martin, Director of Healthcare Services
  • Mark Bumgarner, Executive Director Adult Life Programs

Registration fees for the symposium are $100 per person, with a group rate of $90 per person for groups of five or more. Lunch will be included in this fee.

Additional information and registration details can be found online at northwestahec.org or contact LRU assistant professor Gordon Cappellety at 828-328-7753 or cappellettyg@lr.edu.

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