Public Speaking

Noteworthy Speaking Engagements

“Medication Supply Chain Management: A Call to Action for Hospitals and Health Systems,” National IDN Summit & Expo, Sponsored by NCI, Orlando, FL, May 28, 2008.

“Lessons from Katrina: The Critical Role of Pharmacy Directors in Emergency Preparedness,” National IDN Summit & Expo, Sponsored by NCI, Orlando, FL, May 9, 2007.

“Innovators: Solutions for Users,” Panel Facilitator for Practice-Leaders from Intel, Partners HealthCare System, Medem, and Trilogy, “Connecting Disability Users and Systems to Health Information Networks.” Kay Center Disability Policy Forum (with HHS and SSA Thought-Leaders), Washington DC, April 19, 2007.

“e-Health and Training Imperatives: Educational Priorities Through 2014.” Claremont Graduate University, School of Information Systems and Technology, Kay Center for e-Health Research, Annual Symposium on e-Health, December 1-2, 2006.

“e-Health and the Promise of a Consumer-Concentric Health System.” Claremont Graduate University, School of Information Systems and Technology, Kay Center for e-Health Research, Annual Symposium on e-Health, December 2005.

“Reimbursement and Ethics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Practice;” Johns Hopkins’ National Conference on “Integration of Complementary and Alternative Medicine into Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Medicine;” Baltimore, MD; June 8-10, 2005.

“Use of ABC Codes in Integrative Healthcare Research, Management and Commerce;” ChiroCode Conference; Phoenix, AZ; January 28, 2005.

“Coding, Billing and Reimbursement: The Mainstreaming of Integrative Healthcare;” Symposium for Integrative Medicine Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education Program, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM; October 14-17, 2004.

“Delivering Integrative Healthcare Under Consumer-Driven Health Plans: Using Gap-Filling Codes to Improve Healthcare Financing, Administration and Delivery;” Physicians of Naturopathic Medicine Convention; New Mexico Physicians of Naturopathic Medicine; Albuquerque, NM; May 21-23, 2004.

“Delivering Integrative Healthcare Under Consumer-Driven Health Plans: Using Complete, Accurate and Precise Metrics for Electronic Health Records, Consumer-Driven Healthcare and the National Health Information Infrastructure;” The Electronic Patient Record (TE-PR) National Conference; Medical Records Institute; Fort Lauder-dale, FL; May 17-21, 2004.

“Integrative Healthcare and Cost-Effective Adjudication of Automotive Injury Claims;” National Meeting of Automotive Insurers (Sponsored by Mitchell Medical); San Diego, CA; March 2-3, 2004.

“ABC Codes, Scope of Practice Laws and Relative Values for Integrative Healthcare Practitioners;” American Hospital Association and InnoVision National Conference on “Integrative Medicine for Healthcare Organizations; San Diego, CA; January 22-24, 2004.

“Third Party Payment, Health Economics and Proper Documentation of Chiropractic Care;” ChiroCode Conference; Phoenix, AZ; January 8, 2004.

“Improving Care, Claims and Outcomes: Using Integrative Healthcare Codes and Relative Values to Document the Economic and Health Outcomes of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine;” Annual Conference; American Association of Oriental Medicine; Orlando, FL; November 13-17, 2003.

“Implementing Complete, Accurate and Precise Metrics for Chiropractic Care;” National Conference; Congress of Chiropractic State Associations; Las Vegas, NV; November 6-8, 2003.

“Improving Economic and Health Outcomes by Using ABC Codes for Alternative Medicine, Nursing and Integrative Healthcare;” National Health Plan Conference (Sponsored by McKesson); September 24, 2003.

“Building a More Reliable Foundation for Electronic Health Records and the National Health Information Infrastructure,” Annual Meeting, National Foundation for Women Legislators, August 2003.

“The Challenge of Special Interest Influence on the National Health Information Infrastructure;” Annual Meeting, National Foundation for Women Legislators; November 22, 2002.

“Entrepreneurs, the Digital Economy and Management Education.” Panelist at the Executive MBA Council’s Annual Executive MBA Conference. Newport Beach, CA; October 23, 2000.

“Reimbursement Developments and the Financial Evaluation of Medical Products.” Speaker. “The Future of e-Commerce Ventures in Healthcare.” Panelist and Subject Matter Expert on e-Commerce Companies and-Supply Chain Market Receptivity in the Healthcare Industry. HealthcareUSA’s e-Supply Chain Conference; Atlanta, GA; May 22-24, 2000.

“Hospital Issues Roundtable” Panelist and Subject Matter Expert on the Balanced Budget Act and Ambulatory Patient Classifications at the NCI IDN Supplier Summit 2000; Irving, TX; March 13-15, 2000.

“Reforming Healthcare Decisions: Rebalancing the Roles of Payer, Provider, Physician and Patient” Moderator of 75-Minute Panel Discussion at the NCI Health Care Executive Forum; Scottsdale, AZ; October 4, 1999.

“Using Information-Based Strategies to Optimize Sales and Marketing: Managing Contract Compliance.” 75-Minute Workshop at Medical Data International Conference on Health Business Information; Phoenix, AZ November 20, 1998.

“An Introduction to Leadership.” 75-Minute Presentation at the Physician Insurance Association of America Conference: Strategy 2000; Other Presenters: Robert J. Eaton, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Corporation; Trent Lott, Senate Majority Leader; Major General Richard A. Chilcoat, Commandant, U.S. Army War College; John Stossel, Correspondent, ABC News, 20/20; New Orleans, LA; May 29, 1997.

“Disease Management for Medical Device and Hospital Supply Manufacturers.” 4-Hour Workshop at Global Business Research Conference on Marketing to the Managed Care Influenced Customer; Chicago, IL; July 12, 1995.

“Disease Management Programs for Diagnostics, Pharmaceuticals and Biologics.” Presentations at 18th Annual Educational Conference of the Medical Marketing Association; Monterrey, CA; June 9, 1995.

“New Provider and Supplier Initiatives.” Moderator of Panel Discussion at Medical Data International Conference on Moving Beyond Cost: Navigating to the Future; Chicago, IL; June 2, 1995.

“Pharmacoeconomic and Quality of Life Studies.” 4-Hour Workshop at Institute for International Research Conference on Designing and Implementing Pharmacoeconomic Studies; Philadelphia, PA; May 1, 1995.

“Virtual Drug Development: A New Model for Product Development and Utilization Management.” International Business Communications Conference on Virtual Corporation Strategies; Boston, MA; April 21, 1995.

“The Future of Capitation.” 4-Hour Workshop at Global Business Research, Ltd., Conferences on Monitoring and Incentivizing Providers in Capitated Plans; San Diego, CA; March 10, 1995.

“The Argentine Healthcare Industry and International Strategic Marketing.” 4-Hour Workshop at Institute for International Research Conference on Pharmaceutical Marketing; Buenos Aires, Argentina; December 15, 1994.

“Designing and Implementing Disease Management Programs and Securing Financing in Today’s Medical Device and Diagnostic Industries.” Presentation at Institute for International Research Conference on Reimbursement Planning and Technology Assessment; Washington, DC; December 6, 1994.

“Performance-Based Contracting: Building Successful Provider and Payor Partnerships.” 4-Hour Workshops at Global Business Research, Ltd., Conferences on Risk-Sharing and Capitation; Chicago, IL: July 22, 1994; Nashville, TN: November 18, 1994.

“Chairman’s Opening Remarks” and “Addressing Customer Needs through Pharmacoeconomic Data.” Presentations at Institute for International Research Conference on Marketing and Sales Force Re-engineering; Philadelphia, PA; September 30, 1994.

“Effectively Linking Outcomes to Reimbursement.” 4-Hour Workshop at Global Business Research, Ltd., Conference on Strategic and Marketing Applications of Outcomes; Washington, DC: June 22, 1994.

“Health Industry Forecast” Presentations at Medical Data International’s Healthcare Executive Forums. Newport Beach, CA; San Francisco, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Boston, MA; 1992-1994.

“Healthcare Business in the ‘90s: Charting a Course in Adverse Times.” University of California at Irvine: Health Sciences, Medical Research, and Education Society; Academies of Science and Engineering; Irvine, CA; May 7, 1991.

“Current Trends in the Healthcare Industry: Healthcare Financing.” Adjunct Faculty Presentation at University of California at Los Angeles: Medical Marketing Association’s Certificate Program in Healthcare Marketing; West-wood, CA; October 1990.

“Strategic Life Management,” “Health Insurance Mastery,” and “Gaining Benefits, Coverage, and Reimbursement.” Annual Meetings: Immune Deficiency Foundation; Charlotte, North Carolina; May 1994, and San Antonio, TX; 1993.

“Health Policy Advocacy: Staking a Claim for Life.” Annual Meeting: National Gaucher Foundation; Baltimore, Maryland; 1993.

“Reducing the Cost of Care.” Huntington Hospital Hemophilia Center: Patient and Family Information Day; Pasadena, CA; September 21, 1991.

“Securing Access to Care.” Annual Meeting: National Organization for Rare Disorders; Anaheim, CA; 1994.

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