Texas Tech Health Organization Management Hosts Discussion On Healthcare Payment Mechanisms
October 24, 2008
Alumnus also will be honored at 2008 Buesseler lectureship luncheon.
The Health Organization Management Program at Texas Tech University is hosting
the 2008 John Aure Buesseler, MD, MSBA, Distinguished Lectureship Series luncheon.
Charles J. Parker will give a lecture titled "Measurement and Reporting Challenges
for Healthcare Organizations: the Redesign of Payment Mechanisms" at noon Nov. 10
at the Lubbock Women's Club, 2020 Broadway.
The event also includes recognition of Dereesa Reid, recipient of The Professor Carlton
J. and Nell B. Whitehead Award for Leadership Excellence in Health Organization Management.
Parker is chief technical officer and senior vice president of Business Development
and Marketing for MASSPRO, one of the top performance improvement organizations in
the United States dedicated to advancing healthcare quality. He has led national programs
for practice transformation and has served on national committees for assessing adoption
requirements. He has been instrumental in developing quality measurement programs
for CMS, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Bridges to Excellence.
Dereesa Purtell Reid is the assistant vice president of Covenant Neuroscience Institute
and Orthopedic Service Line. Before joining Covenant Health System, she was the vice
president of Managed Care and Strategic Planning for University Medical Center Health
System. She received her M.B.A. in health organization management from Texas Tech
The Professor Carlton J. and Nell B. Whitehead Award for Leadership Excellence in
Health Organization Management affirms Reid's lifelong commitment to outstanding scholarship,
teaching, research and leadership in university and in business enterprises.
Cost of the luncheon is $20 for the public and $10 for students. Reservations can
be made by calling (806) 742-1236 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
. The deadline for reservations is Monday (Oct. 27).
For more information on the event visit www.hom.ba.ttu.edu
CONTACT: Jessica Drake, technical director of M.B.A. programs in Health Organization
Management, Rawls College of Business,
(806) 742-1236 or