Mintz Levin Supports Senior Executive Women in Health Care as Sponsor of Women Business Leaders' 10th Annual Summit

03.04.2011 - Washington, DC

The Health Law Practice of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.  is a sponsor of the Women Business Leaders (WBL) of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation and WBL’s 10th Annual Summit.

The invitation-only WBL Summit is an opportunity for senior executive women from across the health care industry to network and share best practices.  This year's event is expected to draw more than 175 Board members, CEOs, and other senior executive women from the health care industry.  The Summit also focuses on increasing visibility for senior executive women from the health care industry for board of director positions with companies across the entire U.S. economy.

The Summit will be held on March 23-25 at the Four Seasons in Washington, D.C.

Notable speakers at the Summit will include:

Dr. Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General of the United States (Invited)
Teri Fontenot, Chair-Elect Designate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), and CEO of Woman's Hospital
The Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin, Former US Commerce Secretary and Board Member, Aetna and The Dow Chemical Company and Chair, National Association of Corporate Directors
Kathy Giusti, Founder & CEO, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Vicky Gregg, Chair of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and CEO, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Mae Jemison, Founder of BioSentient, and the first African-American woman in space
Myrtle Potter, President and CEO, Myrtle Potter & Company, and former COO, Genentech
Mary Sammons, Chairman, RiteAid
Shirley Weis, Chief Administrative Officer, The Mayo Clinic
Ellen Zane, CEO, Tufts Medical Center

Attorneys in Mintz Levin's Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters.  Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.

The Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to address the unmet needs of the senior executive women of the U.S. health care industry.  There are over 3,000 senior executive women and women board members in the WBL network.  The goal of the invitation-only WBL network is to help these senior executive women in the health care industry improve their businesses and continue to grow professionally, such as through corporate board opportunities.  The WBL Foundation also serves as a resource to companies and search firms seeking board members. In addition to its Summits, WBL holds a variety of other programming and networking opportunities, including receptions at major health care industry conferences and educational events.

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