Medical Tourism: Defining and Implementing Best Practices to Drive the Next Generation of Global Healthcare

09 November 2007 Arlington, VA Past Event

Location

Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
Arlington, VA

Agenda

November 5, 2007

Partner Fredric Entin is speaking at the World Congress Forum on "Medical Tourism: Defining and Implementing Best Practices to Drive the Next Generation of Global Healthcare" on November 9, 2007 in Arlington, VA.

Mr. Entin is speaking from 2:35 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. with Renee-Marie Stephano, Editor-in-Chief and General Counsel for Medical Tourism Association. Their session is titled "Balancing Opportunities and Risk: What Should Providers, Payers, and Employers Consider?"

Topics to be covered include:

  • What is likely to happen if a US citizen has a bad result abroad?
  • Can a foreign provider avoid jurisdiction in a US court?
  • What is the effect on jurisdiction and liability of a continuum of care involving US physicians?
  • Will employers offering care options abroad be sued in the US and will they be liable?
  • What theories of liability will US attorneys try to assert to obtain jurisdiction and liability?
  • What can a foreign provider do to defend itself if a US court asserts jurisdiction?

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Medical Tourism: Defining and Implementing Best Practices to Drive the Next Generation of Global Healthcare

Location

Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
Arlington, VA

Agenda

November 5, 2007