Breakfast Forum: The Continuing Crisis in Healthcare and its Impact on Texas Business

The Houstonian Hotel
Houston, Texas

April 01, 2010

7:00 - 8:45 AM (CT)

The March 23, 2010 signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by President Barack Obama initiated the most expansive social legislation enacted in decades. At this BoyarMiller Breakfast Forum, industry experts offered their assessment of the healthcare reform bill, what this means for providers and employers, and an overview of the status of healthcare in Texas.

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John Boettiger, Jr.
Healthcare Reform

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Jim G Springfield, FACHE
A Texas Perspective

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Michael A. Sicuro
A Non-Healthcare Perspective on Healthcare

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Richard Rawson
An Employer Perspective

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John Boettiger, Jr.
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services

John is a principal with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, LLP. He has served clients in all sectors in the healthcare industry, their boards, officers and legal advisors. John has more than 12 years of experience in consulting work including business valuation, purchase price allocation, litigation support and regulatory compliance. He holds a BBA and a MBA from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

James G. Springfield, FACHE
JGS Advisory Services

Jim is President of JGS Consulting, LLC, a consultancy intended to work with hospitals and health plans on operational and strategic matters. Prior to establishing JGS Consulting, Jim was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Valley Baptist Health System, the largest provider of healthcare services in south Texas. Prior to joining Valley Baptist, Jim spent nearly 13 years with the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System serving as COO of Hermann Hospital and CEO of the Hermann Children's Hospital. Jim is a recipient of the 2004 Robert S. Hudgens Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives as the Outstanding Young Healthcare Executive in the country and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He holds a BBA from Baylor University in Waco and a Master's in Healthcare Administration from the University of Houston -Clear Lake.

Michael A. Sicuro
US Oncology

Mike joined US Oncology in September 2008 as CFO, responsible for the financial and information technology functions of the company. He has more than 25 years of financial and operations experience in a variety of industries, including health care, technology, financial services, mortgage banking, gaming and real estate. Prior to joining US Oncology, Mike was the CFO for Asyst Technologies, Progressive Gaming International, Lightspan, ITLA Capital and Blue Cross of California. He also spent six years with Deloitte and Touche as an audit manager and served as a senior financial officer for several large financial services companies in Los Angeles, including First Interstate Bancorp. Mike holds a BBA in Finance from Kent State University.

Richard Rawson

Richard is the President of Administaff, Inc. and its subsidiaries, and has been an officer and director of the Company since 1989. He has been President since August 2003. Before being elected President, he served as EVP of Administration, CFO and Treasurer of the company. Richard is currently Chairman of the Dean's Executive Advisory Board of the University of Houston's C.T. Bauer College of Business. Since 2008, he has served on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Houston. From 1999-2000, he served as President of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), the industry trade association. Richard holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Houston.