Stopping Health Care Hemorrhaging: Transforming New York City’s Health Care Infrastructure
On March 28, the City Bar held “Stopping Health Care Hemorrhaging: Transforming New York City’s Health Care Infrastructure,” sponsored by the City Bar’s Health Law Committee, Kathleen Mary Burke, Chair, and co-sponsored by the Office of New York City Public Advocate Letitia James (above).
In the last ten years 13 hospitals have shuttered their doors in New York City. Meanwhile outpatient care continues to grow at rapid rates. There are many reasons for this change including the use of new technologies, better prescription medications, improved case management, and reforms to inpatient reimbursement. Yet sufficient resources have not been deployed to address the growing need for outpatient care. The first panel discussed the technological, legal, and labor challenges of transitioning from inpatient to outpatient treatment. The second panel identified alternative vehicles to finance the capital infrastructure. Download the audio from the program on iTunes or stream from the web here.
Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York
Stacey Gulick, Partner, Garfunkel Wild
Fred Hyde, MD, Consultant and Instructor, Columbia Business School
Salvatore J. Russo, General Counsel, New York City Health + Hospitals
J. Phillip Thompson, PhD, Associate Professor, MIT and Advisor to 1199 SEIU President George Gresham
Donald Ashkenase, MHA, Board Member, Primary Care Development Corporation
David Altshuler, Partner, StepStone Group
Meghan Burke, Member, Mintz Levin P.C.
Stephanie Wiggins, Chief Investment Officer, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
Larry Schimmel, Representative Trustee, NYC Employees’ Retirement System
Sponsoring Association Committee:
Health Law Committee, Kathleen Mary Burke, Chair
Office of New York City Public Advocate Letitia James