US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions

Full Committee Field Hearing - Ensuring Patients’ Access to Care and Privacy: Are Federal Laws Protecting Patients?


Wednesday, May 30 2012, 10:00 AM


Minnesota State Capitol, Hearing Room 15

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Panel 1

  • Lori Swanson , Attorney General of the State of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • Michael Rothman , Commissioner of Commerce of the State of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Panel 2

  • Charles Mooty , Chairman of the Board of Directors and Interim CEO, Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, MN
  • Greg Kazarian , Senior Vice President, Accretive Health, Inc., Chicago, IL

Panel 3

  • Deb Waldin , Patient, Edina, MN
  • John Thomas “Tom” Fuller , Patient, New Brighton, MN

Panel 4

  • Jean Ross , Former Nurse at Fairview; Co-President, National Nurses Association; Member, Minnesota Nurses Association, St. Paul, MN
  • Michele Goodwin , Everett Fraser Professor in Law, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Jessica L. Curtis , Director, Hospital Accountability Project, Community Catalyst, Boston, MA