Buffalo's Future: Healthcare 101 – What It Means for WNY
Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Medaille College Lecture Hall (Inside Main Building)
Healthcare is a complex issue and one that is hard to predict. In Western New York, the healthcare field is experiencing record high employment with forecasts that it will remain in high demand well into the future. Yet how can business leaders make the best decisions for their company with so much change looming? How do you discern fact from fiction when reading the headlines?
Join our panel of healthcare experts as they discuss the ins and outs of this challenging issue. The discussion will focus on what you need to know today and what, if any, actions you need to take to protect one of the costliest benefits to any business.
This panel discussion will provide you with an overview of our current healthcare system as well as a look at what the future might hold. The conversation will also focus on what these healthcare changes could mean for the Western New York business landscape. A question and answer period that gives you the chance to hear the specifics regarding your greatest healthcare concerns will follow.
Join Michael Hughes '12, Senior Vice President of Kaleida Health as he moderates our esteemed panel of healthcare experts, including:
- David W. Anderson, President and CEO, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
- Michael Edbauer, D.O, President and CEO of Catholic Medical Partners
- Al Hammonds, CSSBB, Executive Director of Millennium Collaborative Care
- Steven D. Schwaitzberg, M.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University at Buffalo
5:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. Healthcare 101: What It Means for Western New York
First time freshmen, transfer students and students who wish to apply for associate or bachelor’s degree programs.
Students who wish to apply for master’s degree programs or advanced certifications.
Students who wish to apply for our online-only degree programs.
High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.
Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.
Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.