Hospital Group Purchasing: How to Maintain Innovation and Cost Savings
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Time: 02:00 PM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights will hold a hearing on Tuesday, September 14 , 2004, at 2:00 p.m.. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building on "Hospital Group Purchasing: How To Maintain Innovation and Cost Savings."

Senator DeWine will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Herb Kohl (D - WI)
  3. United States Senator Mike DeWine (R - OH)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Mr. David Balto
    Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP
    Washington , DC
  2. Dr. Robert Betz
    President and CEO
    Health Industry Group Purchasing Association
    Arlington , VA
  3. Mr. Joe E. Kiani
    President and CEO
    Masimo Corporation
    Irvine , CA