2011 West Michigan Health Care Economic Forecast

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Two Grand Valley State University economic experts will talk about the West Michigan health care economic forecast as the new year begins. The Alliance for Health will also hold a panel discussion about health care predictions for 2011.

Hari Singh, professor of economics in the Seidman College of Business, and Paul Isely, associate professor and chair of the Department of Economics in the Seidman College of Business, will discuss:

“Trends in West Michigan Health Care”
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
8-9 a.m.
Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Center, GVSU Pew Grand Rapids Campus

The panel discussion, “Health Care Predictions for 2011” will immediately follow, from 9-10 a.m.

Panelists include Richard Breon, CEO of Spectrum Health; Michael Hampton, vice president for Raymond James and Associates; Dominic Siciliano, president of West Michigan Area Health Underwriters; and Susan Sevensma, director of medical education at Metro Health Hospital. Valerie Lego, WZZM anchor, will serve as moderator.

The event is sponsored by Grand Valley’s Vice Provost for Health, Seidman College of Business Alumni Association and the Alliance for Health.

For more information, contact Grand Valley News and Information Services at (616) 331-2221.