Navigation Links
WesternU Welcomes More Than 1,100 New Students at Annual Convocation Ceremony
Date:8/12/2013

Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) August 12, 2013

Tomorrow’s health care professionals should embrace diversity, help direct resources away from high-cost treatments and toward cognitive care, and seek out patients rather than waiting for them to simply show up, a leading Southern California health administrator told Western University of Health Sciences’ class of incoming students Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.

William Henning, DO ’86, Chief Medical Officer of the Inland Empire Health Plan, made the remarks during his keynote address at WesternU’s annual Convocation and white coat ceremonies, held at Fairplex in Pomona. More than 1,100 new students, their families and friends celebrated the beginning of their graduate health sciences education during the event, which was presided over by Philip Pumerantz, PhD, president of WesternU.

Henning, a 1986 graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – which became Western University of Health Sciences in 1996 – told the first-year students in WesternU’s nine colleges that the University will provide them with an excellent education for dealing with the changing face of health care. “My education was probably the best tool chest you could imagine for serving a diverse population,” he said.

But embracing and systematically dealing with that diversity – especially as millions more poor and uninsured Americans become eligible for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act – will present challenges, he said, because “our model of care is not outcome-driven, and it’s not designed for diversity… We like to say we have the best health care in the world. But America’s not the best health care system if you measure outcomes. We are 38th. But we’re No. 1 in health care costs.”

He said changes promised by the Affordable Care Act would extend coverage to 100 million people – some already partially insured, others currently without insurance – and “gives us
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. WesternU COMP Professor to Retire after 30+ Years
2. State Tabs WesternU Disability Center to Develop New Material on Affordable Care Act
3. WesternU's David Connett Elected OMBC President
4. WesternU Named “Great College to Work For”
5. GSA welcomes National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence
6. Be Present Welcomes Wanderlust Festival to Copper Mountain, Colorado
7. Concordia welcomes 4 new Vanier scholars
8. Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation welcomes Europace publication of Optim™ lead insulation paper
9. Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation welcomes Europace publication of Optim lead insulation paper
10. Dengue Vaccine Initiative welcomes latest progress in vaccine development
11. Concordia welcomes Banting fellows
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2015)... 2015 Gardant Management Solutions will ... and operations, and sales and marketing at the ... to be held from April 29 through May ... the largest eldercare association in Illinois. The statewide ... older adults, including senior housing, assisted living and ...
(Date:4/25/2015)... OR (PRWEB) April 25, 2015 Sports controversies continue ... within team confines, as was the case with the Miami Dolphins ... team as seen in the Ray Rice domestic abuse case. In ... of Sporting News discusses the implications of locker room culture ... response and what other teams should do to improve the locker ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Bird B Gone, the leader in bird ... a complete line of bird control solutions to address the ... Flu Strains Threaten Pacific, Central and Mississippi Farms , According ... a number of highly pathogenic avian flus in the Pacific, ... spread when wild birds enter poultry farms. The USDA urges ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 As the nation recognizes ... unique sacrifices of these young men and women, the ... Veterans and their Families” presents a special training session ... to gain a better understanding of the effect of ... For those – civilian and military – who provide ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 2015 The Fastest Fat Loss Week Ever, ... success of the Xtreme Fat Loss Diet, has been causing ... loss blueprint that claims to help one lose belly fat ... Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , "Our Fastest ... spent years researching and experimenting with these methods on their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gardant Management Solutions Staff Shares Operational Expertise 2Health News:David Steele Discusses Locker Room Culture on SCI TV 2Health News:David Steele Discusses Locker Room Culture on SCI TV 3Health News:Bird B Gone Offers Solutions to Bird Flu Threat to Poultry Farms 2Health News:Bird B Gone Offers Solutions to Bird Flu Threat to Poultry Farms 3Health News:Bird B Gone Offers Solutions to Bird Flu Threat to Poultry Farms 4Health News:Coalition Presents Resiliency Training to Raise Awareness during Month of the Military Child (#MOTMC2015) 2Health News:Fastest Fat Loss Week Ever Review Revealed on Healthy & Fit Zone 2
... The Central government of India plans to come out ... of technologies discovery by Indian universities //and research institutions ... ,The proposed legislation would give Indian universities and institutions ... CSIR the ability to stake claims on discoveries they ...
... more than $10 billion. The drug is prescribed ... of cardiovascular// disease and diabetes and those with ... conducting raids at some wholesale locations British authorities ... Lipitor . Officials are also contacting 20,000 pharmacy ...
... Researchers have discovered the protein that enables the malaria ... findings, which were published in the journal Cell, will ... disease of malaria.// ,A major pathway through which ... of a protein on the surface of merozoites called ...
... Cocoa compounds have various uses , it can be marketed ... pharmaceuticals.// ,Researchers now say they have been able ... and now have an impressive library of different flavonols. They ... those found in nature but also compounds tailored to specific ...
... be keeping patients on urinary catheters longer than necessary, ... infections, said a new study published in the Joint ... says that a simple reminder note put by the ... ,Research showed that about 25 percent of hospital ...
... extend the lifespan of many species through Sir2 gene.//, ... University of California, Davis, screened for genes that could ... study published today in the advance online edition of ... not live longer when subjected to calorie restriction, suggesting ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Researchers Discover Protein That Causes Malaria 2Health News:Patients Are Given Catheter Longer Than Necessary 2Health News:Genes to Extend Longevity Discovered 2
(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Global Biobanking Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... to grow at a CAGR of 7.07% over the ... be divided into two segments: Equipment and Consumables. This ... of the Global Biobanking market for the period 2015-2019. ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... -- Introduction of new "Elements" ... for radiosurgery/SBRT   The "Elements" strategy ... the workflow for difficult to treat indications in ... comes full circle with the introduction of automated ... enable on-the-fly generation of consistent treatment plans for ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015 The National Institute ... the National Institutes of Health [NIH])  provided grants ... projects for the development of diagnostic tests for ... outbreaks at U.S. health facilities , the NIAID ... rapid, multiplexed and effective tests using alternative methods ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Biobanking Market Report 2015-2019 - Increase in Strategic Collaborations with Beckman Coulter, Tecan & Thermo Fischer Scientific Dominating 2Brainlab Introduces New Generation of VMAT* for Brain and Spine at 3rd ESTRO in Barcelona 2Kalorama: NIAID Rewards HAI Innovators with Grants 2Kalorama: NIAID Rewards HAI Innovators with Grants 3Kalorama: NIAID Rewards HAI Innovators with Grants 4
... developed in surgeon's desire to have the ... instrument with the strength to maneuver into ... bending or breaking. Arthrotek Hand Instruments are ... the surgeon's hand. This new generation of ...
... Arthrotek® Precision Hand Instruments were developed ... tactile feel, while still having an instrument ... spaces without the fear of the bending ... designed and manufactured to conform to the ...
... Precision Hand Instruments were developed in surgeon's ... while still having an instrument with the ... the fear of the bending or breaking. ... manufactured to conform to the surgeon's hand. ...
... Arthrotek® Precision Hand Instruments were developed in ... feel, while still having an instrument with ... without the fear of the bending or ... and manufactured to conform to the surgeon's ...
Medicine Products: