TO: News editors, directors
WHAT: Gary Marchand, President and CEO of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, will present the lecture "Healthcare Reform - How Did We Get Here?"
WHERE: Holloway Complex Room A at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach
WHEN: Noon on Thursday, Jan. 28
SPECIFICS: The lecture, sponsored by the Gulf Park Student Nurses Association, provides an overview of the challenges and looming issues in healthcare, such as declining reimbursement rates, supply and demand for hospital beds and physician services, and other current issues in healthcare delivery.
CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast Office of University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast .