Symposium

IS A FOR-PROFIT STRUCTURE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE
FOR CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE MINISTRY?

March 26-27, 2012 at Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark NJ


Program Agenda  

 

Note Regarding Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits

Sessions marked below with an asterisk (*) will be eligible for CLE credits. Participants in the sessions on Monday may be awarded up to 2.5 CLE credits. Participants in the sessions on Tuesday March 27 may be eligible for .5 CLE credits.

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Monday - March 26

8-8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m.
INVOCATION
 

WELCOME

Patrick E. Hobbs, Dean, Seton Hall Law School

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Sister Melanie DiPietro, S.C., Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence, and Director, Center for Religiously Affiliated Nonprofit Corporations, Seton Hall Law School

9:00 A.M.

 

IDENTIFYING ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES OF CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE

T. Dean Maines, President, Veritas Institute of the Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas

Michael J. Naughton, Director, John A Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and Alan W Moss Endowed Chair in Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas

9:40 a.m.


EXAMPLES OF FOR-PROFIT HEALTH CARE MODELS

Moderated by Sister Melanie DiPietro, S.C.

Leo P. Brideau, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ascension Health Care Network

Keith B. Pitts, Vice Chairman, Vanguard Health Systems

David T. Vandewater, President, Chief Executive Officer, Ardent Health Services

11:40 a.m.
Break
11:50 a.m.


FOR-PROFIT VS. NONPROFIT: DOES CORPORATE FORM MATTER?


A Comparative Examination of the Legal Principles of Governance and Management*

Thomas (Tim) Greaney, Chester A. Myers Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center for Health Law Studies, St. Louis University School of Law

12:50 p.m.
Lunch
2:00 p.m.


FOR-PROFIT VS. NONPROFIT: DOES CORPORATE FORM MATTER? (continued)

Religious Exemptions*

Angela Carmella, John Courtney Murray Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School

2:30 p.m.


CAN A FOR-PROFIT BE VALUE-BASED? THE J&J CREDO*


Vernon R. Byrd, Jr., Executive Director, Center for Legal and Credo Awareness, Johnson & Johnson

Q&A led by Kathleen M. Boozang, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

3:20 p.m.
Break
3:30 p.m.


FOR-PROFIT VS. NONPROFIT: DOES CORPORATE FORM MATTER? (continued)


Financial Operations and Performance

Arnold T. Stenberg, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, All Children’s Hospital & Health System

David M. Cyganowski, Managing Director, Kaufman Hall & Associates

 

4:30 p.m.


Rating Agency Metrics for For-Profit and Nonprofit Health Care Corporations

Adam Kates,
Director, Fitch Ratings

James LeBuhn, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Megan Neuburger, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings




Tuesday - March 27

7:30 a.m.
Mass
8-9:00 a.m.
Breakfast
9:00 a.m.

 

RELATING THE CATHOLIC TRADITION OF HEALTH CARE TO LEGAL AND FINANCIAL STRUCTURES

Panel Presentations, moderated by Kathleen M. Boozang

Health Care: Public Good or Private Good?*

John V. Jacobi, Dorothea Dix Professor of Health Law & Policy and Faculty Director, Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, Seton Hall Law School

Ministry and Catholic Identity: Are They the Same?

Sister Doris Gottemoeller, R.S.M., Senior Vice President, Mission and Values Integration, Catholic Health Partners

Canonical Commentary

Sister Sharon Holland, IHM, Department Head (Ret.), Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life

Sister Melanie Di Pietro, S.C.

11:00 a.m.
Break
11:10 a.m.

  Animating a Catholic Health Care System, Managerial Organizations and Communion with the Church

Robert G. Kennedy, Co-Director, Catholic Studies, Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, University of St. Thomas

T. Dean Maines

12:40-2:00 p.m.
Facilitated Lunch Discussion