Posted by Public Affairs on April 27, 1998 at 18:29:01:
Contact: Public Affairs
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Pace University’s Center for Health Policy Education
and Research will present a conference on “Consumer Protection in an Era
of Managed Care and Provider Networks,” on Friday, June 19 from 8:15 to
11:30 a.m., at the University’s Graduate Center, 1 Martine Avenue, White
Plains. Registration cost is $50. For more information or to register,
call (914) 422-4298.
Guest speakers will include the Hon. Alexander “Pete” Grannis, chair of
the New York State Assembly Committee on Insurance; R. Channing Wheeler,
CEO and president of tristate operations of United Healthcare, a national
health management company serving all 50 states; Arthur E. Weintraub,
president of the Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association, representing
more than 60 health care institutions in the Hudson Valley; and Francis J.
Serbaroli, Esq., partner in the law firm of Cadwalader, Wichersham & Taft,
and a vice chairman of the New York State Public Health Council.
The conference is co-sponsored with the Northern Metropolitan Hospital
Association and the New York Society for Health Planning. Topics will
include state and federal consumer protection legislation, how managed care
monitors quality and consumer satisfaction, and the essentials of consumer
The Center for Health Policy Education and Research was founded in 1996 by
the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Public Administration.
The Center advances health care policy education and research activities at
Pace University, and assists health care providers in the New York Metropolitan
area in meeting the demands of the community.
Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City
and Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate,
graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Science,
Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems,
School of Education, School of Law, and Lienhard School of Nursing.