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Health Care Technology 2020


Speaker(s): Alex Fair, Bert Kaminski, Brian Annulis, Diana J.P. McKenzie, Jon Lightman, Linda A. Malek, Scott Corzine, Tony Mataya, William A. Tanenbaum
Recorded on: May. 27, 2020
PLI Program #: 277871

Primary Areas of Practice: Sourcing Advisory

Law School/Graduate School: University of the West of England, Bristol

Work History:

Mr. Lightman heads up ISG's Life Sciences practice.  He advises ISG clients on all aspects of the services lifecycle from initial strategy through design and build of governance organizations.  As a qualified English attorney he initially focused on the transactional activities and still maintains deep SME knowledge relating to structuring and negotiation of contracts.  His experience includes over 50 ISG engagements whose scope comprised ITO, BPO, FSO and KPO elements and has also assisted clients in developing enterprise vendor management functions, in many cases on a global basis.  He has supported clients in over 10 countries and is based in New York City.


Scott Corzine is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura where he advises risk, compliance, legal, and audit officers and board committees on operational risk and resilience, specializing in cybersecurity compliance, assessments, technical testing, strategy, and maturity road maps. Most recently, Scott has focused his consulting and advisory work on crisis management governance frameworks, and on the cybersecurity, business continuity, disaster recovery, and emergency management tools that well-prepared and resilient organizations should have in place.

Scott has extensive experience in providing operational risk and resilience services, strategies and management frameworks to a broad portfolio of private, public and education sector clients around their governance, risk and compliance initiatives and supporting their response to disruptions and crises. He understands the complex but practical relationship among cybersecurity, operational downtime, organizational resilience and sustaining long-term organizational reputation through confidence in leadership and oversight decision-making, governance and management.

He is a trusted advisor to officers and board committees with oversight and fiduciary responsibilities for their organizations’ regulatory compliance, cybersecurity and crisis preparedness, organization, governance and strategy. His consulting is often performed as work product directed by legal counsel under privilege.


Alex Fair is the Founder and CEO of MedStartr. He originally trained as a scientist, working in physics, then cancer and finally in heart disease research. In the 90s he had an idea for a company that took off so he finished off his last paper and came into the world of business. MedStartr is his 7th startup and his favorite so far. Other creations include Expert-Med, Scanbuy.com, FairCareMD.com, MPADS.com, Dr1st.org and the Pinnacle Consulting Group as well as dozens of corporate entities and products for clients and employers over the years. Alex Lives in Long Island, New York and is the proud dad of two wonderful kids.


Linda A. Malek is a partner at Moses & Singer and Chair of the firm’s Healthcare and Privacy & Cybersecurity practice groups.  Her practice concentrates on regulatory, technology and business matters in the healthcare industry. Recognized by New York Metro Super Lawyers® in five consecutive editions, and by Chambers USA as a leader in her field, the Chambers ranking describes Linda as "well versed in transactional and regulatory matters, with particular insight into privacy issues relating to electronic and personal health records.”

Linda counsels a wide range of organizations and financial institutions on health law, such as national and regional managed care organizations, financial institutions, IRBs, government agencies, hospitals and hospital systems, genetic and biotechnology companies, medical device companies, international scientific organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and research foundations.  Providing expertise in the application of Federal and state healthcare laws and regulations to her clients’ businesses comprise a focal point of Linda’s practice.  She works closely with them to ensure compliance with health care anti-fraud, state, national and international privacy laws, Medicare/Medicaid regulations, False Claims Act, human subject research, genetic testing, Affordable Care Act initiatives and other regulatory matters.  The depth of her expertise in transactional matters includes advice regarding mergers and acquisitions, organizing start-up ventures, joint ventures, and negotiating complex agreements among various industry stakeholders. 

In the life sciences context, Linda advises clients on cutting-edge legal issues with respect to translational and biomedical research and technology, genomics and gene studies, genetic privacy, regenerative medicine, clinical trials, and tissue banking.  Her work has also included counseling on privacy and security issues, strategizing and implementing clinical research policies and programs, and drafting and negotiating complex and time-sensitive grant and clinical research agreements.

Linda advises clients on compliance with federal, state and international privacy and security laws concerning the transfer of identifiable health information, the provision of health care and medical research.  This includes analyzing their privacy and security practices under state laws, federal laws such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”)., and international laws such as the recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation.

Linda serves as Chair of the Health Law and Policy Coordinating Committee of the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association.  She has also been appointed to the Founding Board of the newest division of the NBTA (National Board of Trial Advocacy), called the National Board of Health Lawyers. She was nominated from the ABA Health Law Section based on her nationally recognized expertise in healthcare privacy law.

Prior to joining Moses & Singer, Linda spent nearly six years as a healthcare attorney for the Office of the Corporation Counsel, Division of Legal Counsel, where she was named Outstanding Assistant Corporation Counsel by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.


Diana McKenzie is a partner and chair of HunterMaclean’s information technology and outsourcing practice group. She is internationally recognized for her work in information technology and outsourcing matters and is best known for her ability to provide practical, efficient, and strategic legal counsel.

Diana has practiced exclusively in information technology and privacy law since 1985. This experience gives her the breadth and depth to offer an unparalleled sophisticated and holistic perspective on her clients’ business and legal challenges. She has extensive experience with issues unique to the health care technology industry.

Diana is a nationally recognized writer and internationally recognized speaker in information technology, outsourcing law, and cybersecurity/privacy law. She has given over 170 speeches in fifty cities across the United States and in fourteen countries in Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia. Diana has published over fifty articles in various periodicals such as the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, The Licensing Journal, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal, and the Computer and Internet Lawyer. She has been quoted over 100 times in various periodicals such as the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Miami Herald, and Computerworld Magazine. Diana also has a background in computer programming.

Diana graduated from Kenyon College, magna cum laude, with honors in Political Science in 1981. She earned both her M.B.A. and J.D. from Emory University in 1985. Prior to joining HunterMaclean, she practiced at a major Chicago law firm where she founded and ran the information technology law practice group. Other leadership experience includes running the U.S. contracting for one of the top health care technology vendors. She has also served on the Management Committee for the first information technology law boutique in the country.

 


William A. Tanenbaum is ranked in top tiers by Chambers: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and in its Global Edition, Who's Who Legal, and Best Lawyers in America in technology, outsourcing, IP, AI and Data Law and recognized for his strength in healthcare technology.  He works closely with clients to bring actionable, industry-informed solutions to their business needs.

Bill has “expertise in technology transactions that puts him at the very top of the market” (Who's Who Legal) and "his technology approach and understanding of healthcare - his domain expertise - is a winning combination.” (Chambers)  According to Chambers, Bill “brings extremely high integrity, a deep intellect, fearlessness and a practical, real-world mindset to every problem.”  Bill is recognized as one of the “leading names” in AI and as a “go-to expert [on] data.” (Who's Who Legal/Global Data Review)  He was named as the “Lawyer of the Year” in IT in New York in 2013 by US News & World Report and one of the Top 30 IT lawyers in the U.S. (Best of the Best/Expert Legal Guide), and as one of the “IAM Strategy 300 - The World's Leading IP Strategists,” as an “IP Star” and as a “Life Sciences Star.” (Managing IP; LMG Life Sciences) Bill was President of the International Technology Association and is the Contributing Editor of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Digital Health 2020

Chambers also finds that Bill has a “solid national reputation,” “is a “prominent figure in technology and outsourcing,” “provides savvy representation,” and “uses his expertise to help [clients] successfully navigate negotiations.”  Bill also “has strong litigation experience” with patent victories in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Who's Who Legal).  He was appointed by peer review to the “List of the World’s Leading Neutrals [Arbitrators]” and is Board Member of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center.  He is also a past Vice President of the Society for Information Management, an  industry CIO association (New York Chapter). 

Prior to joining Moses & Singer, Bill was the Chair of IP and Technology Transactions at a Wall Street firm, a partner in an international IP firm, and the Practice Co-Chair of Healthcare Technology Transactions at an Am Law 100 firm.