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Fourth Annual Greater Rochester Quality Council Showcase @ Strathallen Hotel
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, December 03, 2009 5:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:30 PM
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One time event
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Collaborating to make Greater Rochester the healthiest community in America
Fourth Annual Greater Rochester Quality Council Showcase

The Program

A spotlight of leaders in the community who have partnered on healthcare initiatives to achieve significant results - delivering exceptional quality, safety and customer service.

Keynote Speaker - Paul S. Speranza Jr., Wegmans Food Markets

Paul S. Speranza Jr., Vice Chairman, Secretary and General Counsel of Wegmans Food Markets will be the keynote speaker for the Greater Rochester Quality Council’s fourth annual showcase event. The theme of this year’s event is, “Collaborating to make Greater Rochester the healthiest community in America”.

Speranza, former Chairman of the Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest business federation in the world representing more than 3,000,000 businesses, recently traveled all across America talking about one of his top goals - using collaboration to improve the quality, affordability and accessibility to healthcare. He often cited Rochester as an example of success . Speranza currently leads the Health Care Planning Team of the RBA Healthcare Initiative, a nationally recognized project. The team works with Rochester leadership on the goal of lowering health care costs in the community while improving quality and access. These efforts have received national recognition.

Panelist Session to Follow:

A panelist discussion will be held thereafter comprised of several significant health organization representatives in the community including Rochester General Hospital, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Lakeside Health System, Thompson Health, Unity Health System, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency and the University of Rochester’s Medical Center.

Thursday, December 3, 2009
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Networking (Cash Bar & Hors d’oeuvres)
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Welcome and GRQC Highlights
6:30 – 7:15 p.m. – Keynote Speech
7:15 – 8:15 p.m. – Panel Discussion
8:15 – 8:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks

$10 For GRQC Members
$20 for Non-GRQC Members

Online registration – or contact Susan George at the Rochester Business Alliance @ (585) 256-4612 or E-mail:
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