Dr. William K. Cors of Good Samaritan Hospital to Chair Prestigious Physician Conference

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Dr. William K. Cors, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital, will Chair the, "Optimizing the Role of the Physician Advisor" conference.

Dr. William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FACPE, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital, will Chair the prestigious World Research Group's conference titled, "Optimizing the Role of the Physician Advisor," on March 26-28, 2007 in Atlanta, GA.

This World Research Group conference is an unparalleled event that will showcase specific strategies, proven solutions, and hospital-tested initiatives for improving medical management. The conference will feature unique insights and first-hand case studies from healthcare leaders such as the Children's National Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital. Multidisciplinary panel discussions will focus on facilitating cooperation between disruptive physicians and hospital administration and in-depth case studies and strategies will be shared by a distinguished faculty that includes Dr. Cors from Good Samaritan Hospital.

Dr. Cors received his AB degree from the College of the Holy Cross (1971), an MD from New Jersey College of Medicine (1975) and an MMM from Tulane University (2003). Cors is a board certified neurologist and has been a fellow in the American College of Physician Executives since 1994, and was recently named to the Board of Directors of that prestigious professional medical organization. As a Clinical Associate Professor Neurology at UMDNJ: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Cors has lectured extensively on issues of patient safety, medical quality, clinical outcomes initiatives and crisis communication.

In his current role as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Cors oversees all aspects of clinical care at the 370-bed regional medical center.

"The World Research Group conference is one of the more influential conferences in the healthcare and hospital industry," said Michael Schnieders, Executive Vice President and Administrator of Good Samaritan Hospital. "Good Samaritan Hospital is very proud that Dr. Cors' outstanding reputation and years of exceptional experience have earned him a spot as a speaker at this year's conference. Attendees will truly benefit from Dr. Cors' knowledge of medical management and hospital leadership."

In addition to his role as Conference Chair, Dr. Cors will represent Good Samaritan Hospital at the Physician Advisor conference and address the necessity of current and antagonistic interactions between hospital departments through case management, as well as the advantages to having a skilled force of Physician Advisors in hospitals.

About Good Samaritan Hospital:

Good Samaritan Hospital is a member of Bon Secours Health System, Inc., one of the nation's leading Catholic healthcare systems. It is also part of the regional Bon Secours Charity Health System, which includes St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY and Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York. Additionally, Bon Secours Charity Health System provides the services of a Certified Home Health Agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living and adult home facility and several other medical programs. For more information about Good Samaritan Hospital, or any of its programs, contact Good Samaritan Hospital at 845-368-5000, or visit them online at http://www.GoodSamHosp.org

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