Mintz Levin Supports Senior Executive Women in Health Care as Sponsor of Women Business Leaders’ 12th Annual Summit

  Mintz Levin Supports Senior Executive Women in Health Care as Sponsor of
  Women Business Leaders’ 12th Annual Summit

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- March 18, 2013

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 12^th Annual Summit.

Karen S. Lovitch, a Member and Practice Leader of Mintz Levin’s Health Law
Practice, and Deborah A. Daccord, a Member of the firm’s Health Law Practice
and Co-chair of the Healthcare Deal Lawyers working group, are both WBL
Foundation Associates. Foundation membership is by invitation only. Ms.
Daccord is also on the WBL’s Advisory Board.

The WBL Summit will be a gathering of more than 180 Board members, CEOs, and
other senior executive women from the $2 trillion health care industry. The
three day event will help these senior leaders study ways to innovate the
business of health care, as they compete to stay at the cutting edge in an
industry under intense pressure and undergoing tremendous change. 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 March 20-22 at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas, Texas.

Notable speakers at the Summit will include:

Dr. Molly Joel Coye, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, UCLA Health System– on
disruptive new competitors and entrants to the market

Carol Burt, Board member of Vanguard Health Systems, WellCare, and Emergency
Services Medical Corporation (EMSC)– on innovation and the role of the board

Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO, Council on Competitiveness– on the
innovation imperative: challenges and opportunities for U.S. competitiveness

Myrtle Potter, CEO, Myrtle Potter Company LLC– on how accountability to
customers fosters quality innovation

Other sponsors of the Summit include: Healthways, McKesson, Pinstripe
Healthcare, UnitedHealthGroup, Catholic Health Initiatives, DST Health
Solutions, Navigant, Perkins + Will, The Anson Group/EBG Advisors, Chandler
Group Executive Search, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Leadership Council, Kaiser
Permanente, Kentucky Spirit Health Plan, TEAMHealth, Trustmark Companies,
UPMC, HealthHelp, Herman Miller Healthcare, LockeLord LLP, MEDecision, Modern
Healthcare, Spirit of Women, SFA Consulting, zeOmega, and founding sponsor

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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