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D'Youville to Host Forum on Electronic Health Records

Buffalo, New York – August 27, 2013 – D’Youville College, in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Executive Forum of WNY, will sponsor a program titled “The Path to Electronic Health Record Implementation: Strategies for Success.” It will be held Thursday, September 26 with registration stating at 3:45 p.m. in the D’Youville Academic Center on Fargo Avenue.

Panelists include Dennis Horrigan, president and CEO of Catholic Medical Partners, Raghu Ram, MD, vice president and Chief Medical Officer of HealthNow New York, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WNY, and Leslie Feidt, chief information officer of the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC).

Moderating the program will be Kathleen Curtin, assistant professor in D’Youville’s Health Services Administration Department.

“We are very pleased to have forged a relationship with the Healthcare Executive Forum, and the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives in bringing this timely and important topic to the forefront. We have excellent panelists who are working in the trenches and are extremely knowledgeable. I know it will be an engaging and informative dialogue,” said Dr. Lisa Rafalson, chair of the Health Services Administration Department at the college.

Attendees can earn 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits and it is open to interested healthcare professionals. Registration deadline is September 18.

Register online or email


Dr. Rafalson at 716-829-8489 or via email at