As Congress debates historic changes to the health care system, the business community prepares to react. How will the pending legislation affect businesses?

This is the topic of the panel discussion “The business of health: expert insights and perspectives,” to be presented Thursday, November 12, in Houston. Hosted by the Full-Time and Executive MBA Programs from Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, the event is free and open to the public, though seating is limited. Registration is required by November 6: Click here to register online now.

The panel will feature A&M faculty members as well as industry and policy experts. Presenters will include J. James Rohack, MD, president of the American Medical Association and director of the Center for Health Care Policy at Scott and White Clinic; Bruce Broussard, chairman and CEO at U.S. Oncology; John Kajander, senior vice president of the Texas Medical Center; and David Kasper, vice president of benefits at Waste Management, Inc. Michael Wesson, associate professor of management at Mays, and Robert Ohsfeldt, professor of health policy and management at the School of Rural Public Health at Texas A&M Health Science Center, will round out the panel. Loren Steffy, business columnist at the Houston Chronicle will moderate.

The event will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas—Houston Branch. Registration, networking, and refreshments will begin at 5:30 and the panel discussion will continue from 6:30-8:00 p.m. See for more information and to register.

For more information about this event or the Texas A&M University Executive MBA Program at Mays Business School, contact Kristin Cooper at (979) 458-4571 or News agencies interested in covering this event are asked to register by contacting Cooper. Confirmation will be provided.

About Mays Business School and the Texas A&M Full-Time MBA Program

Mays Business School currently enrolls more than 4,000 undergraduate students and 875 graduate students. The Full-Time MBA program is highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 23 percent. Currently there are 172 MBA students in their intensive 16-month program.

About the Texas A&M Executive MBA Program

The Executive MBA Program equips today’s working leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to excel in a rapidly changing organizational environment. The unique program is built around an ongoing study of how value is created in all aspects of an organization’s operations. Peer discussion and real-world case studies replace the typical lecture-driven classroom format. The result is a highly interactive learning environment that provides each participant with knowledge they can put to work immediately. The 18-month program begins a new class each August. For more information, please contact the Executive MBA office at