Education Event: "A View from the Payor Side - IT Challenges and Opportunities of Healthcare Payors"

April 11, 5:00pm, EDT - 8:00pm, EDT

Chatham University East Side Campus
6585 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Free parking is provided behind the building. You must enter the building from the parking lot, under the canopy. Signs will be posted to guide you to event location. Students will also be available to guide you if needed.



Healthcare Payor IT topics that will be covered include challenges healthcare payors face in the workplace and in their field, skills needed in the healthcare payor IT field, and what is needed to propel healthcare payors into the future.

About the Moderator: A. J. Harper assumed the position of president of the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania in July 2005.

During his 25-year career in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Harper worked in the community and tertiary setting. His operations experience includes serving as administrative director of Medical Operations at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation; vice president, Care Management at Marymount Hospital; a member of the Cleveland Clinic Health System; and, administrator for the Lake/University Ireland Cancer Center, a freestanding comprehensive cancer center.

Mr. Harper gained association experience while serving as vice president, Professional Services at the Greater Cleveland Hospital Association.

Mr. Harper earned a bachelor’s of science in Health Information Management, School of Allied Health, College of Medicine at The Ohio State University, and a master’s in Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.