11th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium

May 16, 2013

Chicago, IL

An engaging full-day seminar that covered business and legal issues faced by nephrologists; hospital and dialysis facility CEOs, CFOs, and COOs; in-house counsel; administrators; human resource directors and consultants.

Keynote Speaker: Kim D. Slocum

Kim is a frequent speaker on healthcare strategy and policy issues. He brings the perspective of 40 years of experience to the issues facing healthcare stakeholders today. Kim is the President of KDS Consulting, LLC, a firm he founded in 2006 to help his clients develop strategic and sustainable solutions to the challenges they face. He currently works with payers, providers, life sciences firms, healthcare information technology firms and trade associations. Prior to founding KDS Consulting, he worked for more than 33 years for a variety of life sciences and healthcare consulting firms.

Agenda and Conference Materials

8:45 – 9:30 a.m

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

11:15 a.m. - Noon

  • Technology Enabled Healthcare: Meaningful Use, Using EHRs, Mobile Device Technology
    Robert Jarrin, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Qualcomm, Inc.
    Christopher Najafi, MD, Lakeside Nephrology Group
    Stephanie A. Kennan, Sr. VP Federal Public Affairs, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC
    Kimberly J. Kannensohn, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)

Track I

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

  • Litigation Topic: Key Considerations in Government Investigations
    Michael E. Little, Senior Manager, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
    David J. Pivnick, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP
    Jeffrey Rogers, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Physician Integration and Relationships
    Shaun Edelstein, Chief Operating Officer, Balboa Nephrology Medical Group
    Armen Gallucci, Assistant Professor, Assistant Vice President, Business Development, Rush University Medical Center
    Jason S. Greis, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP
    Amber McGraw Walsh, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)

Track II

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

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