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Health care experts to talk about reforms

By Staff Reports
Published in News on September 11, 2009 1:46 PM

N.C. Secretary of Health and Human Services Lanier M. Cansler is scheduled to participate next week in "Wayne County Health Care," a State of the Community program presented by the Wayne County Chamber's Government Affairs Committee.

The program will be held Thursday, beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m. in the main auditorium at Wayne Memorial Hospital, 2700 Wayne Memorial Drive. A light breakfast and refreshments will be served from 7:30 to 8 a.m.

The public forum will begin at 8 a.m. and is scheduled to last until 10 a.m.

Registration fee is $10 per person.

Scheduled panelists include: Cansler; Barbara Morales-Burk, vice president of health policy for Blue Cross and Blue Shield North Carolina; Bill Paugh, president and CEO of Wayne Memorial Hospital; Dr. Jim Stackhouse, MD, MACP; and Dr. David Tayloe, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The panelists will speak on current issues in health care from their industry's perspective.

A question and answer period will follow the panel discussions.

Space is limited. Chamber members may register online or return the registration form by fax to 919-734-2247 or mail it to P.O. Box 1107, Goldsboro, N.C. 27533. Checks should be made payable to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce.

People may cancel their registration up to 24 hours before the event and still receive a refund. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are still responsible for payment.