Heads Up: Upcoming Senate Hearing. Joel Willemssen on center stage again.

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Hearing date on June 10, 1999.

GAO's Joel Willemssen on the panel. That alone could make it interesting. . .

Details at:


-- FM (vidprof@aol.com), June 08, 1999


Here is the intro.

WASHINGTON, DC ? U.S. Senators Robert F. Bennett (R-Utah), Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem, and Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.), Committee Vice-Chair, today announced a hearing to explore the Y2K readiness of community hospitals and medical devices.

WHAT: U.S. Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem Hearing on Y2K Contingency Planning at Community Hospitals and Medical Device Compliance

WHEN: 9:30 AM Thursday, June 10, 1999

WHERE: 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC

WHO: U.S. Senator Robert F. Bennett (R-Utah), Chair U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.), Vice-Chair

WITNESSES: Kevin Thurm Deputy Secretary Department of Health and Human Services

Joel Willemssen Director, Civil Agencies Information Systems Accounting and Information Management Division General Accounting Office

Philip Roberts, M.D. Sandy, Utah Dr. Roberts will discuss real-life situations that occur when biomedical devices fail.

Mark Stoddard President/CEO Rural Health Management Corporation Nephi, Utah

Karen Bolin, MSN, RN Vice-President, Patient Care Services Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta, Georgia

Randy Musick Administrator Integrated Health Services Moore, Oklahoma Mr. Musick, administrator of a rural nursing facility, will discuss contingency care plans that were put in place during an F5 tornado touchdown in May.

-- Brian (iamger@home.com), June 08, 1999.

Does anyone know when CSPAN will run this?

-- Mommacares (harringtondesign@earthlink.net), June 08, 1999.

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