"Healthcare: Policy, Trends and Opportunities”
Hosted by Women Impacting Public Policy
and The California Black Chamber of Commerce
and Sponsored by Pfizer
The goal of this half-day session is to educate local small businesses and patient groups about the new healthcare law and potential opportunities and trends for businesses in the health care arena.
Additionally, there will be focus on important healthcare resources available to small business owners and patient groups, such as Pfizer Helpful Answers patient assistance programs and other industry-wide programs.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 8:00am to 12:00pm
The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA
8:00 – 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome
Gary Pelletier, Director, Pfizer Helpful Answers
Regina Dick-Endrizzi, Executive Director, Office of Small Business, City and County of San Francisco
Mark Quinn, District Director, SBA San Francisco
8:45 – 9:45 Panel One – "Healthcare: The Wave of the Future"
Three experts focusing on the trends in healthcare including telemedicine and
innovations in care.
Moderator: Barbara Kasoff, President, Women Impacting Public Policy
John Hamilton, Industry Solutions Senior Manager for Healthcare, AT&T
Gail Maderis, President & CEO, BayBio
Scott G. Hauge, Cofounder, Volunteers In Medicine Program; Vice President, Clinic by
9:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 11:00 Panel Two – "Small Business Innovators Making a Difference”
A panel of small business owners who are innovators in the healthcare field.
Moderator: Aubry Stone, President & CEO, California Black Chamber of Commerce
Evelyn Graham, President & CEO, Presynct Technologies, Inc.
Tara Lynn Gray, President & CEO, Yadari Enterprises
Diana Adachi, President, RS Software
11:00 – 12:00 Panel Three – "Healthcare Policy: The New Law and Implications Moving Forward”
Experts to discuss the newly enacted healthcare law and implications for the small
business community moving forward; local advocate making a difference with respect
to healthcare in the community.
Moderator: Ann Sullivan, President, Madison Services Group, Inc.; WIPP Government
Melanie Nutter, District Deputy Director for Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Janet McUlsky, Senior Director, Alliance Development, Pfizer
Susan Shargel, President, Shargel & Co. Insurance Services
Olivia Fe, Executive Director, Latina Breast Cancer Agency
Place: The Palace Hotel
Pacific Heights Room
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
For questions, please contact Megan Minich at (202) 552-2951.