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Health Leaders Meet At NYU Wagner to Push for Management Research Funding

Health Leaders Meet At NYU Wagner to Push for Management Research Funding

Professor Anthony Kovner, director of NYU Wagner�s Health Policy and Management Program, led a two-day conference January 23 and 24 at NYU Wagner on �Agenda Setting for Health Care Management Research.� The aim was to raise visibility and generate funding for research concerning organizational interventions to improve access to and the quality of health services, and to contain costs and make better use of the ever-growing number of dollars Americans spend on health care.

Health Program Honors Adjuncts

Health Program Honors Adjuncts

MARCH, 2002

On March 5, the Health Policy and Management Program hosted its 8th Annual Health Adjunct and Affiliate Luncheon in honor of its adjunct faculty, Residency Program preceptors and program affiliates. Held at the Greenberg Lounge at the NYU School of Law, the event featured a presentation on the lessons learned from 9/11 by Theresa Bischoff, president of NYU Hospitals Center.

Following the opening remarks by Dean Jo Ivey Boufford and Professor Anthony Kovner, director of the Wagner School’s Health Program, faculty members presented ACE Awards (Adjunct/Affiliate Committed to Excellence) to three individuals in recognition of their outstanding commitment and contribution to the program: Cindy Boester, regional manager for the coding, compliance & education division for QuadraMed; Robert Jacobs, president of Health Resources Optimization, Inc.; and Nancy O'Toole, vice president of operations in clinical services at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center.

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