Reed Smith is hosting its 6th Annual Washington Health Care Conference on December 4, 2019 at The Almas Center in Washington, D.C., and is pleased to welcome another impressive line-up of speakers this year.

Our keynote speaker is Dr. John Whyte, Chief Medical Officer of WebMD, who will be discussing “Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Disrupt but Don’t Be Disruptive.”

The conference also includes a particularly timely panel on the proposed rules to modernize Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. Our presenters include: Lisa Wilson, Senior Technical Advisor to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; David Gregory, Principal, Healthcare Practice, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause; Nancy Bonifant Halstead, Partner, Reed Smith; and moderator Nicole Aiken-Shaban, Senior Associate, Reed Smith.

We’re also pleased to be offering a session with representatives from major associations on how the industry is preparing for the next major shift in the health delivery continuum. Our presenters include: Terry Chang, MD, JD, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, and Director, Legal & Medical Affairs, AdvaMed; Clif Porter, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, AHCA; Julie Wagner, Senior Assistant General Counsel, PhRMA; Katie Mahoney, Vice President, Health Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and moderator Elizabeth Carder-Thompson, Senior Counsel, Reed Smith.

Additional conference sessions include:

  • A panel on some key privacy and regulatory issues surrounding connected devices and other digital health products, featuring Pearl Hsieh, Senior Counsel, U.S. Commercial, Smith & Nephew; Amy Westergren, Regulatory Counsel, Ro; and moderator Kim Gold, Partner, Reed Smith LLP.
  • A discussion on current trends in False Claims Act enforcement, featuring Rick Robinson, Partner, Reed Smith; Megan Engel, Senior Associate, Reed Smith; and Sarah Cummings, Senior Associate, Reed Smith.
  • A panel on top considerations in health care transactions, featuring Jeremy Alexander, Partner, Reed Smith; Cori Annapolen Goldberg, Partner, Reed Smith; and Ellie O’Brien-Fabeny, Counsel, Reed Smith.

Limited seating is available for this complimentary program. For more information or to register, please visit the event website.