Panelists Anticipate Insightful Discussions and Learning Credits at Healthcare Compliance Symposium

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The Healthcare Compliance Symposium brings a panel team of experts to discuss timely questions and real-life scenarios related to the highly regulated healthcare industry.

Panelists will offer viewpoints from diverse segments of healthcare and law.

Panel topics will include The False Claims Act in healthcare, HIPAA Privacy & Security, OSHA in the healthcare setting, and human resources compliance.

The Healthcare Compliance Symposium is a joint effort of Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to provide resources for professionals facing the challenges of the fast growing and highly regulated healthcare industry. The full day event will be held on April 12, 2018 in Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom at the Delaware Law School and will include continental breakfast, lunch, and an evening networking reception. Registration will be available to the public until April 10, 2018.


A team of expert panelists will engage with attorneys and attendees to discuss timely questions and real-life scenarios related to topics including: The False Claims Act in healthcare, HIPAA Privacy and Security, OSHA in the healthcare setting, and human resources compliance. The following panelists bring practical knowledge from various segments of the healthcare community:

Frank Beech, MS, LNHA, SHRM-SCP, CCEP, CHC, FMP, Vice President, MPower Services

Christine Babenko, MJ, MSN, RN, CHC, CCEP, Corporate Compliance Officer, Christiana Care Health System & Compliance Officer, eBrightHealthACO

Jennifer Gimler Brady, Esq., Partner and General Counsel, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Kathryn Eiler, Director, Tucker Advisory Group and PAHCOM Medical Office Manager of the Year

Cindy Groux, CHBME, President/CEO Health Care Practice Management, Inc.

Patricia Resnik, MBA, CPHQ, FACHE, RRT, Vice President, Care Management & Carelink CareNow, Christiana Care Health System

Lynn M. Robinson, CMC, CMOM Director, Physician Relations and Professional Education, Medical Society of Delaware

Marlowe Schaeffer-Polk, JD, DO Physician, Attorney and co-founder of Medlawguard

Catherine Walters, Esq., Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein and Lehr


Panelists will offer viewpoints from diverse segments of healthcare and law. The Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers is the platinum sponsor of the event and will be represented by Kathryn Eiler. Ms. Eiler is the 2017 Office Manager of the Year and will be serving as a panelist. “I’m honored to be a part of this event and look forward to exchanging ideas with attendees and other panelists,” states Ms. Eiler. She brings decades of experience in juggling the demands of running a medical office while facing compliance challenges and she’ll be in great company. Cindy Groux, the president and owner of Health Care Practice Management, has also been serving medical professionals for decades. Ms. Groux shares that “compliance is an increasingly important consideration for any healthcare organization. I’m excited about this day of learning and networking with experts.”

Although the panel includes attorneys and representatives from medical billing, a large hospital system, medical practices, and long- term care, the focus will be on the similar challenges they face. “Along with medical practices, hospitals and long-term care facilities face the same federal rules and regulations” comments Frank Beech. Mr. Beech is a highly credentialed expert with over seventeen years of experience in aging services and currently serves as Vice President of MPower.

Meaningful discussions will be coupled with multiple opportunities for learning credits. Attendees are eligible to receive 4 CLE credits in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and PAHCOM CEUs while networking with industry peers. The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 7.2 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.

About Delaware Law School: The only law school in the state, Delaware Law School is enmeshed in Delaware's unique legal culture which prizes civility and respect within the bench and bar. Delaware's preeminence in corporate law, bankruptcy, and intellectual property, combined with the Law School's influential presence in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, give students abundant opportunities for clerkships, externships, pro bono experiences, and permanent employment after graduation. Delaware Law School leads the way in formalized compliance education and offers both a Masters of Jurisprudence in Heath Law and Graduate Level Health Law Certificate in Regulatory Analysis & Compliance online for compliance and legal professionals.

About First Healthcare Compliance: Founded in 2012 in Wilmington, DE by Julie Sheppard, the cloud-based First Healthcare Compliance software is the most comprehensive solution available to address the compliance program management needs of private practices, hospital networks, healthcare billing companies, and long-term care facilities.

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