Program Examines Health Care in the State of Ohio
What's New, 2011-10-17
On Monday, October 17, Walsh University welcomed Greg Moody, Director of the Governor's Office of Health Transformation, to the Barrette Business and Community Center for a program examining the current and future state of health care in Ohio, an event the University sponsored in conjunction with Mercy Medical Center and Sisters of Charity Health System.
In addition to providing the keynote speech, Director Moody also participated in a panel discussion on Catholic health care with Tom Cecconi, President and CEO of Mercy Medical Center; Sister Judith Karam, President and CEO of Sisters of Charity Health System; and President Richard Jusseaume, Walsh University. The panel was moderated by Tom Turner, Mercy Medical Center, and Dr. Michael Petrochuk, Walsh University. Guests included Walsh students, faculty and staff as well as health care professionals from Mercy Medical Center and Sisters of Charity Health System.
Governor John R. Kasich appointed Greg Moody in January 2011 to lead the Office of Health Transformation. OHT is responsible for advancing Governor Kasich's Medicaid modernization and cost-containment priorities, engaging private sector partners to improve overall health system performance, and recommending a permanent health and human services structure for Ohio.