West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forcast

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1/12/18 7:30 am EST
Grand Valley State University-- L.V. Eberhard Center
301 Fulton Street West
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
Contact: Diane Dykstra
(This presentation will be presented on-site at the Eberhard Center and also via live stream.) Office of the Vice Provost for Health and Seidman College of Business Alumni Association present: West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast Friday, January 12, 2018 Grand Valley State University – L.V. Eberhard Center 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room 301 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 7:30 a.m. Healthy Start Breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Presentations The Office of the Vice Provost for Health commissions the annual "Health Check" study, a report on health-related trends, costs, and employment projections in the West Michigan area. The report, Health Check: Analyzing Trends in West Michigan, is released each January at the West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast event held at Grand Valley's Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids, MI. The study is conducted by economics faculty from the Seidman College of Business. Each year the event is complemented by a panel of experts which might include health administrators/practitioners, government officials, or industry representatives. Audiences have the opportunity to participate in a Q & A session following the panel presentations. Welcome: Thomas J. Hass, PhD President, Grand Valley State University Jean Nagelkerk, PhD, FNP, FNAP Vice Provost for Health, Grand Valley State University 2018 Health Check Report Speakers: Kevin Callison, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Global Health Management and Policy School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Tulane University Leslie Muller, PhD, Assistant Professor - Economics Seidman College of Business Grand Valley State University Panel - Trends in West Michigan Healthcare Peter Hahn, MD, MBA, CPE, Medical Director Metro Health - University of Michigan Earle (Win) Irwin Chair of the Board of Directors Irwin Seating Holding Company Nick Lyons Director Michigan Department of Health and Human Services