John C. Goodman, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis and author of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, will discuss “The Rights and Wrongs of Health Reform” during a visit to WKU on Sept. 17.
Goodman’s lecture, co-sponsored though a grant from the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation and the WKU BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, will begin at 8 p.m. at Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Admission is free.
Goodman, widely known as the “Father of Health Savings Accounts,” also is the Kellye Wright Fellow in health care. The mission of the Wright Fellowship is to promote a more patient-centered, consumer-driven health care system.
Modern Healthcare named Goodman as one of four people who have most influenced the modern health care system. He regularly appears on the FOX News Channel, CNN, FOX Business Network and CNBC and frequently testifies before Congress on health care reform and retirement topics. He is the author of more than 50 published studies and 10 books, including Lives at Risk: Single Payer National Health Insurance Around the World; Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws; and Patient Power: Solving America’s Health Care Crisis.
Contact: Brian Strow, (270) 745-7082.