Raymond & Prokop CEO Robert H. Schwartz to Speak at Geriatrics ’02 Conference

Southfield, MI – (April 8, 2002) Robert H. Schwartz, managing partner and CEO of the Southfield-based law firm of Raymond & Prokop, P.C., has been invited to speak at the Geriatrics ’02 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from May 14 – 16, 2002.

Geriatrics ’02 is sponsored by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) and is designed for pharmacists and other health care professionals who provide pharmaceutical services to the elderly.

Mr. Schwartz will join S. Leigh Davitian, JD, ASCP’s director of government affairs, to address several issues related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Their discussion will include the impact of privacy regulations on senior care pharmacists, the status of changes to make regulations less burdensome for pharmacy and an update on the logistics of transactions standards impacting pharmacy.

Mr. Schwartz’ practice includes corporate and commercial law, health care, and international business and trade.

He is a frequent speaker on legal topics related to health care and has also published a number of articles for various publications on HIPAA privacy regulations.

Mr. Schwartz received his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from Wayne State University. Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the Health Law Sections of the American Bar Association and Michigan Bar Association.

Established in 1946, Raymond & Prokop, P.C. has a full-service corporate and commercial practice. The firm’s attorneys have particular expertise in areas of the law relative to the commercial and financial planning of individuals and businesses in a wide variety of industries.

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Media Contacts:

Karen Yancura
Raymond & Prokop, P.C.
(248) 357-3010

Margaret Knes
Margaux & Associates, LLC

kyancura@raypro.com mknes@margauxpr.com


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