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Day 1
Concurrent Session 1
Concurrent Session 2
Concurrent Session 3
Day 2
Concurrent Session 4

Agenda : Day 1 : Monday, March 27, 2000


7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast


7:00 - 6:00 p.m.



8:00 - 8:05 a.m.

Peter Grant, J.D., Ph.D., Conference Director, and Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA


8:05 - 8:15 a.m.

Introductions and Conference Overview — Brent Saunders, J.D., M.B.A., Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Immediate Past President, Health Care Compliance Association, Washington, DC (Moderator)


8:15 a.m.

The Ethical Context for the Healthcare Internet — George Lundberg, M.D., Editor-in-Chief, Medscape, and former Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, IL


8:45 a.m.

The Legal and Regulatory Context for the Healthcare Internet — Bruce Merlin Fried, Esq., Partner, Shaw Pittman, and former Director, Center for Health Plans and Providers, HCFA, Washington, DC


9:15 a.m.

Investigation of Healthcare Fraud on the Internet — Timothy Healy, Chief, Internet Fraud Complaint Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC


9:45 a.m.

Enforcement of the Fraud and Abuse Laws on the Healthcare Internet — Ted Acosta, Esq., Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC


10:15 a.m.

Prosecution of Fraud on the Healthcare Internet — John Bentivoglio, Esq., Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud and Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Justice, Washington, DC


10:45 a.m.



11:00 a.m.

Concurrent Session 1


12:00 noon

LUNCHEON AND PRESENTATIONS — Thomas A. Gallo, Excutive Director, The eHealthcare Association, Richmond, VA (Moderator)


12:30 p.m.

Healthcast 2010: E-Health Adaptability Equals Survival — Mack Henderson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Washingon D.C.


1:00 p.m.

Into Thin Air: The NASA/Yale Mount Everest Extreme 99 Expedition: Implications for Telemedicine and the Healthcare Internet — Kenneth Kamler, MD, Expedition Climbing Team Member, Yale/NASA Project, New Hyde Park, NY


1:45 p.m.



2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 2


3:00 p.m.



3:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 3


4:15 p.m.



4:30 p.m.

Lessons from Compliance in the Defense and Traditional Healthcare Industries —Alan Yuspeh, J.D., Senior Vice President, Ethics, Compliance and Corporate Responsibility, Columbia/HCA Healthcare, Nashville, TN




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