Posted on Apr 18, 1997

“New York's Health Care System: Making the Transition to Managed Care and Competition,” a recent seminar sponsored by the Graduate
Management Institute in the Nott Memorial, is to be broadcast statewide on public television next month.

Locally, the one-hour show is to air May 16 at 10 p.m. on WMHT, Channel
17. An unedited three-hour version will air May 17 on WMHQ, Channel 45.

Panelists included Dr. Barbara DeBuono, state commissioner of health;
Dr. Spencer Foreman, president of Montefiore Medical Center; Assemblyman Pete Grannis,
chair of the Assembly Committee on Insurance; and Robert Baker, medical ethicist and Union
professor of philosophy. Moderator was Ed Dague, managing editor and anchor of WNYT's
Newschannel 13. The show is to be introduced by Gov. George Pataki.

This is the second in GMI's series on issues facing New York State;
last year, a similar program addressed the state de-regulation of the public utilities

The program also is to air in Buffalo, Long Island, New York City,
Plattsburgh, Rochester, Syracuse and Watertown.