Hospital Group Purchasing: Lowering Costs at the Expense of Patient Health and Medical Innovation?
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2002
Time: 02:30 PM

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights and Competition will hold a hearing on Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 2:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building on "Hospital Group Purchasing: Lowering Costs at the Expense of Patient Health and Medical Innovation?"

Senator Kohl will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  3. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D - NY)
  4. Senator Strom Thurmond (R - SC)
  5. Senator Herb Kohl (D - WI)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Ms. Trisha Barrett BSN
    Assistant Director, Materiel Services, Value Analysis Facilitator
    UCSF Medical Center
    San Francisco , CA
  2. Mr. Mark McKenna
    President
    Novation, LLC
    Irving , TX
  3. Mr. Richard A. Norling
    Chief Executive Officer
    Premier, Inc.
    San Diego , CA
  4. Ms. Elizabeth A. Weatherman
    Managing Director
    Warburg Pincus, LLC
    New York , NY
  5. Mr. Lynn R. Detlor
    Principal
    GPO Concepts, Inc.
    San Diego , CA
  6. Dr. Mitchell Goldstein
    Neonatologist
    Citrus Valley Medical Center
    West Covina , CA
  7. Mr. Joe E. Kiani
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Masimo Corporation
    Irvine , CA