Transforming Health Care on Long Island

February 26, 2015

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – February 26, 2015 – The Departments of Health Care Administration, Nursing and Human Services at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host a panel discussion on “Transforming Health Care on Long Island” on Friday, March 20 at 8:30 a.m. in the McGann Conference Center, located on the College’s Long Island Campus.

The featured panel of local health care experts including, Gwen O’Shea, president and CEO of  Health and Welfare Council of Long Island; Wendy Darwell, vice president and chief operating officer of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council; and Joseph Lamantia, chief of operations for Population Health at Stony Brook Medicine. The panel discussion will be moderated by John Sardelis, Dr.P.H., associate chairperson of the Department of Health Administration at SJC.

 “The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, a multi-billion dollar program in New York State, is underway and promises to restructure the health care delivery system by reinvesting in the Medicaid program,” said Dr. Sardelis. “At this event, you will learn from a panel of experts what changes you can expect at your organization and how it may affect your career.”

This event is free and open to the public. A light breakfast will be available at 8:30 a.m.; panel discussion begins at 9 a.m. and will be followed by a Q&A session. Register online. For more information, email Paige Carbone at [email protected].

St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 35 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.