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"Health Care: Cost vs. Quality" to be Discussed During Knowledge Forum Breakfast

August 16 , 2007

Dr. Dana Forgione, the Janey S. Briscoe Endowed Chair in the Business of Health, will discuss "Health Care-Cost vs. Quality" during the UTSA College of Business Knowledge Forum Breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 16. Presenting sponsor for the Knowledge Forum Breakfast is Citi.

Forgione, professor of accounting, leads the college's initiatives in the area of the business of health. A distinguished academic and pioneer in health care accounting and financial management, his research interests are in external audits and governance in health care entities, comparative international health care accounting, financing systems and quality of care. He has over 90 publications, most of which are in the area of health care business.

He is the founder and director of the International Society for Research in Healthcare Financial Management and the managing editor of the journal Research in Healthcare Financial Management. His consulting work has been used twice by the United States Congress in major national health care policy deliberations, as well as by the State of Texas in landmark charity care legislation.

The event begins with a networking breakfast at 7:15 a.m. followed by the program at 7:45 a.m. The Knowledge Forum breakfast will conclude promptly at 8:30 a.m.

The event will be held in the Southwest Room (1.124) of the Durango Building at the UTSA Downtown Campus. Free parking is available in the UTSA Durango Loop Lot. Click here for a map and parking directions.

Table sponsorships are $500. Individual tickets are $20 or $15 for UTSA alumni. For more information, call (210) 458-7311.

Wendy Frost—

Please send your comments to: wendy.frost@utsa.edu

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