M. Weiner, a Member and chair of the Health
Law section of Mintz,
Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. will speak at a seminar
sponsored by the National Federation of Municipal Analysts entitled
"Assessing Risk and Opportunity in the Changing Healthcare Industy."
The seminar takes place January 24-25 in New Orleans.
Mr. Weiner will be part of a panel entitled "Understanding the Trend of
Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions."
Mr. Weiner has more than 30 years of experience in health care as a
policy maker, educator, and attorney representing health care services
providers in a broad array of matters, in the U.S. and abroad. He has
been active in the development of Massachusetts' signature health care
reform program as well as in the implementation of the Commonwealth's
electronic health record initiative. Internationally, he played a key
role in structuring the health care regulatory system for Dubai
Healthcare City and has represented many organizations engaged in
Mr. Weiner currently serves as the board chair of The HealthWell
Foundation, one of the leading national charitable organizations
providing financial assistance to underinsured persons in need of high
cost drug treatments. He has served as a board member of Massachusetts
Health Council and the Beth Israel Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation
Hospital in Boston and as a member of the House of Delegates of the
Massachusetts Easter Seal Society.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Weiner served as Chairman of the
Massachusetts Rate Setting Commission, Special Assistant to the Governor
of Massachusetts for health policy and Director of the Boston University
Center for Law and Health Sciences. Nationally ranked by Chambers USA for
his strategic and policy work, he has been named among The Best
Lawyers in America, Boston's Best Lawyers as well as an
"Outstanding Hospital Lawyer" by Nightingale's Healthcare News.
For more information about Mintz Levin, please visit www.mintz.com.
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