Symposium on Healthcare Internet and E-Commerce
Legal, Regulatory and Ethical Issues
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Agenda : Day 2 : Tuesday, March 28, 2000

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

 

7:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

Registration

 

8:00 a.m.

Introduction — Douglas Hastings, Esq., Partner, Epstein Becker & Green, and Designate President-Elect, American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, DC (Moderator)

 

8:15 a.m.

HIPAA Privacy and Confidentiality Update — Karen Trudel, Director, Division of Health Care Information Standards, Health Care Financing Administration, Washington, DC

 

8:45 a.m.

Regulatory Aspects of E-Healthcare Advertising, Marketing and Fraud Enforcement — Richard L. Cleland, Esq., Senior Attorney, Division of Advertising Practices, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC; Christa Vecchi, Esq., Senior Attorney, Internet Advertising Program, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC

 

9:15 a.m.

Regulation of Advertising, Distribution and Sales of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices on the Internet — Thomas McGinnis, Director of Pharmacy Affairs, Office of Policy, Food & Drug Administration, Rockville, MD

 

9:45 a.m.

State Prosecution of Healthcare Fraud on the Internet — Robert Rena, Esq., Director, Consumer Protection Division, New Mexico Attorney General's Office, Albuquerque, NM

 

10:15 a.m.

Regulation of Professional Practice on the Healthcare Internet — George C. Barrett, M.D., President-elect, Federation of State Medical Boards, Charlotte, NC

 

10:45 a.m.

TRANSITION BREAK

 

11:00 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions 4

 

12:00 noon

LUNCHEON AND PRESENTATIONS — Helga E. Rippen, MD, M.P.H., Ph.D., Director of Medical Informatics, Pfizer Health Solutions, and Chair, Internet Healthcare Coalition, Santa Monica, CA (Moderator)

 

12:30 p.m.

Report of Taxation of Healthcare Internet — Joe Crosby, Ernest and Young, Washington, D.C.

 

1:00 p.m.

The Privacy Policies and Practices of Health Web Sites: An Ethical Challenge to Do the Right Thing — Sam Karp, Chief Information Officer, California HealthCare Foundation, Oakland, CA

 

1:30 p.m.

Report on the Internet Healthcare Coalition's Ethics Summit — Ahmad Risk, MD, Practicing Physician, Editor, Health Informatics Europe, Founding Member, British Healthcare Internet Association and Board Member, Internet Healthcare Coalition, Essex, England

 

2:00 p.m.

Report on the Activities of the Hi-Ethics — Donald W. Kemper, M.P.H., President and CEO, Healthwise.org, and Chair, Hi-Ethics, Boise, ID

 

2:30 p.m.

BREAK

 

2:45 p.m.

Socratic Dialogue on the Future of the Healthcare Internet and the Appropriate Legal and Ethical Regime to Guide its Future —

Ted Acosta, Esq., Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, Office of Insprctor General, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

John Bentivoglio, Esq., Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud and Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Kenneth Clark, J.D., Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington DC

Richard L. Cleland, Esq., Senior Attorney, Division of Advertising Practices, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC

Peter N. Grant, J.D., PhD, Partner, Davis Wright Trenaine, Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA

Sam Karp, Chief Information Officer, California HealthCare Association, Oakland, CA

Donald W. Kemper, M.P.H., President and Chair, Healthwise.org, and Chair, Hi-Ethics, Boise, ID

John Mack, President, Internet Healthcare Coalition, Philadelphia, PA

Mark Meaney, PhD, Center for Ethics in Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

Timothy M. Nater, Esq., Executive Director, Health on the Net Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland

Richard Noffsinger, Worldwide Healthcare Group Manager, Business Solutions Group, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Helga E. Rippen, MD, M.P.H., Ph.D., Director of Medical Informatics, Pfizer Health Solutions, and Chair, Internet Healthcare Coalition, Santa Monica, CA

Claudia Singer, Jupiter Communications, New York, NY

Thomas McGinnis, Director of Pharmacy Affairs, Office of Policy, Food & Drug Administration, Rockville, MD

Professor Arthur Miller, Harvard Law School, and Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Cambridge, MA (Facilitator)

 

4:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT

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