GACFE and IIA JOINT MEETING August 5, 2016

Seating is Limited to the First 60 Registrants and will Sell Quickly!

Speakers: Anne Adams, MHA, JD, Paul Zavitz, CFE, Ethan King and Young Lee, MBA
- Anatomy of a Breach:  Lessons Learned
- Failures of Ethics

- Grant Thornton presentation on how data analytics technology and techniques are utilized in their practice

GACFE and IIA AUGUST JOINT MEETING:                    

Eligible for 3 hours of CPE

Date: Friday, August 5, 2016 
Time: 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
Registration Starting Time: 10:30 AM
Buffet Lunch Available: 11:00 AM
Speaker Presentations: 12:10 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Ansley Golf Club, 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive, Atlanta, GA 30309


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Speaker: Anne Adams, MHA, JD

Topic: Anatomy of a Breach:  Lessons Learned 

Bio:  Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, Emory Healthcare, Inc., Chief Compliance Officer, Emory Medical Care Foundation, Associate Vice President for Clinical Trials Audit & Compliance, Emory University.

Ms. Adams serves as the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer for Emory Healthcare, Inc., Emory Medical Care Foundation, and as Associate Vice President for Clinical Trials Audit and Compliance for Emory University.  She has been a member of the Emory Healthcare Senior Executive Leadership team since 1999.  Prior to joining Emory, Ms. Adams served as Vice President of Regulatory Compliance for Georgia Baptist Health Care System, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia.  She was previously in private practice.

Ms. Adams is responsible for setting strategic direction for the organizational culture of compliance as well as evaluating compliance issues and concerns within the organization.  She develops the scope of work and the implementation of the work plans focused on enhancing healthcare compliance within the operational units.  She oversees patient healthcare privacy matters and develops policies and procedures to support effective measures for patient confidentiality and privacy and overall compliance.  She works collaboratively with research staff and clinical trials investigators in the area of clinical trial protocol compliance and reimbursement compliance.  The goal is to enhance human subject protection through investigator education, collaboration and validation of protocol adherence.  Her strategy for the organizational compliance program is connecting with employees to understand their role in the program and blending compliance and ethics into the organization’s culture.  She  leads  the organization with the  message to Emory teams and the community that Emory is dedicated to doing the right thing, and when problems are found, making  them right.

Ms. Adams embraces the team approach as the way to support compliance effectiveness within the organization.  Many issues cross multiple areas or business units and the compliance team can work with the operational teams to facilitate change.  She works with organization leaders to ensure education and understanding of regulations in order to support effective processes within the healthcare environment.  These efforts enhance the mission of quality of care of patients, research, and education.

Ms. Adams is a member of the Georgia Hospital Association, as well as the American Heath Lawyers Association and the Health Care Compliance Association.  She is a 2007 graduate of the Woodruff Leadership Academy at Emory University.  She earned her Certification in Leading with Integrity from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Office of Executive Programs.  She is a sought after speaker for compliance conferences on various compliance and privacy topics as well as authored articles in these areas.  Speaking engagements include the Georgia Bar Association’s Health Care Fraud Institute, the Health Care Compliance Association Regional Conference, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), University and Risk Management Association, Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Institute of Technology International Privacy Day, Huron Consulting, 23rd HIPAA Summit and Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology on technology and privacy matters.  Ms. Adams serves as a member of the Peer Review Committee and site visit team for the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Speaker: Paul Zavitz, CFE

Topic: Failures of Ethics

Bio: Paul is a Senior Internal Auditor with State Bank and Trust.  Paul began his career as a law enforcement officer with a large local police department upon graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.  During his 13 years as a law enforcement officer Paul worked in the Uniform Division as a uniform patrol officer, a detective in the Electronic and Financial Crimes Unit, and as an investigator and supervisor of the Internal Affairs Unit.  Paul obtained his CFE in 2008, and completed his MBA concentrating on Economic Crime and Fraud Management in 2012.  Paul held the rank of Sergeant before resigning to join State Bank in 2015.  Paul is married with two children, ages 7 and 10, and 4 dogs.  He enjoys playing golf terribly, watching UGA football, and spending time with his family on outdoor adventures.

Speakers: Ethan King and Young Lee, MBA, from Grant Thornton

Topic: Presentation on how data analytics technology and techniques are utilized in Grant Thornton's practice

Bio: Ethan King is a Director in the Forensics and Technology Services practice in Atlanta. Ethan specializes in data analytics, data mining, data governance, and electronic discovery in support of investigations, litigation, and compliance. He has experience working both within the legal field and as a consultant, advising law firms and organizations on large scale data analytics projects. These projects are typically in support of regulatory investigations, litigation, and fraud investigations and use a variety of technologies including SQL Server, Tableau, and Idea. Using the skills developed as both an attorney and as a consultant, Ethan specializes in being able to explain complex technological issues and findings to non-technical audiences.

Bio: Young Lee is a Manager in the Forensics and Litigation Services practice in Atlanta.  He has over 10 years of performing extensive quantitative and qualitative data analyses of large and complex data from multiple data sources. Young’s previous data analytics experiences entail handling huge amounts of data from a broad range of industries including Telecom, Healthcare, Finance, Consumer Products, and Oil & Gas. Young has deep knowledge of using the MS SQL Server for data mining, ETL process, and data optimization along with data visualization with Tableau. Young also has significant experience of using MS Access and MS Excel with VBA. Young has been involved in the M&A due diligence processes, FCPA investigations, supporting clients’ responses to SEC’s investigation, and internal audit supports analyzing the accounting data from a number of different ERP systems.  Young has been in a managerial role since 2011.

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NOTE:  In order for the Ansley Golf Club to plan for adequate seating and food, it is important for us to be able to provide a lunch count to them by Tuesday afternoon before our Friday meetings, so please be sure to register by 1:00 pm August 2, 2016. Even if you are a gold or platinum member, we ask you to please register for the meetings.

All cancellations must be submitted by Monday the week of the luncheon.

Seating is Limited to the First 60 Registrants and will Sell Quickly!

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