national disclosure summit on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Disclosure, Transparency and Aggregate Spend Conference
national disclosure summit on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Disclosure, Transparency and Aggregate Spend Conference
national disclosure summit on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Disclosure, Transparency and Aggregate Spend Conference
national disclosure summit on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Disclosure, Transparency and Aggregate Spend Conference
national disclosure summit on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Disclosure, Transparency and Aggregate Spend Conference
national disclosure summit on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Disclosure, Transparency and Aggregate Spend Conference

Overview | Agenda | Continuing Education | Promotional Opportunities | Grantors & Exhibitors
Speaking Proposals | Administration | Past Events | Webcast Log In | Contact Us | Home


We thank the following Grantors and Exhibitors for their support in helping to make this conference possible.


PwC's Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industry Group is dedicated to delivering effective solutions to the complex strategic, operational and compliance challenges facing pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. We provide industry focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders. More than 180,000 people in 158 countries across our network of firms share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. For more information visit: and


Cegedim Relationship Management
Cegedim Relationship Management is the Life Sciences industry's leading global provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Regulatory Compliance solutions. Cegedim Relationship Management's industry leading aggregate spend solution, AggregateSpend360, helps pharmaceutical and medical device companies efficiently comply with local, regional and global transparency requirements -- such as the Sunshine Act in the US, the Réforme du Médicament in France, disclosure guided by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), and anti-bribery regulations such as the UK Bribery Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. AggregateSpend360 is a pro-active, web-based application that automates and streamlines the tracking and reporting of all expenditures between Life Sciences companies and healthcare professionals. With a flexible business rules engine that transforms, aggregates, and reports data and features that include prebuilt reporting templates and automated report due-date reminders, AggregateSpend360 allows you to align compliance standards across the enterprise and across geographies without overburdening internal resources. The process can be leveraged by accurate customer data management and the integration of a wide range of enterprise applications -- CRM, ERP, Finance, Travel & Expense and HR -- for in-depth analysis and improved business insights. For more information visit or call (888) 336-3748.


AHM is a leading global provider of technology and service solutions to manage compliant interactions with healthcare professionals for the highly regulated life sciences industry. For more information visit

Arnold & Porter
Arnold & Porter LLP, an 800 lawyer firm with offices in the US and Europe, is ideally positioned to serve the needs of the Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device community. Our team of more than 50 regulatory and compliance attorneys advise life sciences companies in developing, implementing and refining global compliance programs that address regulatory and enforcement risks confronted at each stage of product research and development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution. We regularly advise companies in matters raising complex compliance issues, developing practical solutions to the challenges associated with conducting clinical trials in jurisdictions with varying healthcare systems, the complexities and risks of pharmaceutical supply chains, interactions with physician and patient populations, managing co-development and co-promotion arrangements, and outsourcing of functions in areas such as research, pharmacovigilance and manufacturing. We also vigorously defend our clients in a broad range of investigations and enforcement matters.

For more information please visit or contact Daniel A. Kracov, Partner, (202) 942-5120.

Cooley, LLP
For over 40 years, attorneys in Cooley's Life Sciences practice have played an instrumental role in the growth of many of the industry's leading life sciences companies. Our client base includes hundreds of public and private companies, based in the United States and abroad, and spans the full spectrum of industry sectors including pharmaceuticals, R&D, therapeutics, drug delivery, drug formulation, and medical devices and technologies.

We deliver an unparalleled combination of innovative legal expertise, deep industry knowledge and practical understanding of our clients' business needs. Cooley is widely recognized as a leading law firm in life sciences and was ranked Law Firm of the Year in Biotechnology by US News & World Report - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in the first year the category was awarded. Cooley has a leading group of health care and life sciences regulatory attorneys who understand the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. In an environment filled with an increasing number of evolving laws and regulations, our team has the depth of experience necessary to navigate the ever changing rules of the marketplace for providers, manufacturers, suppliers, payors, technology companies and investors in this space.

Cooley's 750 attorneys have an entrepreneurial spirit, deep substantive experience, and a commitment to solving clients' most challenging legal matters. For more information, please visit:

Davis Wright Tremaine
Those of us in the Davis Wright Tremaine health care practice group devote nearly all of our time to industry-specific matters. This allows us to develop niche practices within the field that serve needs unique to the health care market. We also understand the business issues and regulatory developments that affect health care delivery and compliance, and as a unified team we can match the attorney with the niche expertise that best addresses client needs. For more information visit our website at

Hogan Lovells
Hogan Lovells provides high quality advice to corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the full spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. Bringing together the combined strengths of our predecessor firms, we have more than 2,300 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. With more than 100 lawyers serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, including many with experience at the FDA, CMS and other key agencies and in industry, and others holding advanced degrees in relevant disciplines, we offer timely, effective counsel on matters that include product development, approval and post-approval compliance, and the development of next-generation products. High rankings in Chambers, Legal 500, and other global directories speak to the quality and impact of our services.

Whether your products are traditional drugs or biotechnology products, we work with you to successfully develop and commercialize products, addressing issues of regulatory approvals and compliance; coverage, reimbursement, and pricing; and careful use of intellectual property and regulatory exclusivities to manage product life cycles. Our multidisciplinary team leverages the skills and experience of colleagues in other disciplines - including healthcare compliance (such as coverage, reimbursement, pricing, and fraud and abuse prevention), public policy, intellectual property, corporate and securities law, and litigation - to provide integrated, strategic, and practical advice for successful product development and marketing and effective responses to regulators and competitors.

For more information, visit or contact Marketing Manager Tara Busby at (202) 637-6912.

Huron Life Sciences
Huron Life Sciences serves pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies, academic medical centers and the law firms and investment firms that support these organizations to mitigate risk and provide sustainable business value. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter: @Huron, or contact Paul J. Silver, Managing Director, Practice Leader, (678) 672-6160.

King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, for uncompromising commitment to quality and for dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. In 2013, King & Spalding was chosen by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as the "Law Firm of the Year" for FDA law and ten King & Spalding lawyers were identified as 'life sciences stars' in the 2013 edition of LMG Life Sciences.

For more information about our FDA & Life Sciences practice, please contact Mark Brown at (202) 626-5443.

Navigant Consulting In the complex regulatory environment of today's Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and Diagnostics industries, companies and their counsel face an increasing number of dispute, regulatory, compliance and investigation issues that have the potential for significant financial, economic and reputational impact. Navigant is the firm of choice when companies and their counsel need a resource who can successfully and efficiently integrate the skills of complex data management and analysis with the synthesis of highly complex healthcare transactions, rules, regulations, data, documents and business practices to bring meaningful value to the co-development of a dispute, regulatory, compliance or investigation strategy and execution.

For more information visit or contact Saul B. Helman, M.D., Managing Director, (317) 294-1228.

Polaris is a management consulting firm focused exclusively on the compliance needs of the life sciences industry. Polaris offers a suite of services that specifically target the compliance risks confronting the life sciences industries, including: compliance risk assessments, auditing and monitoring, policy and SOP development, strategic and operational solutions, aggregate spend services. In addition, Polaris Solutions has developed automated business process workflows which address medical education grants, investigator initiated trials, interactions with HCPs, exhibits, sponsorships and aggregate spend. For more information visit or contact Mark Scallon, Partner, (415) 432-4367.

Porzio Life Sciences
Porzio Life Sciences, LLC (PorzioLS) provides the life science industry with Internet-based products enabling companies to comply with marketing and sales federal and state laws and regulations, as well as, distribution licensing, sampling and a growing body of state life science compliance requirements. PorzioLS provides compliance tools and customized services, related to the PDMA, anti-kickback statutes, aggregate spend reporting, OIG and CMS guidances, OPDP promotional violations, False Claims Act and FDA regulations, such as the Porzio Compliance Digest and Porzio AggregateSpendID, a best in class aggregate spend system capable of handling state and federal transparency reporting and dispute resolutions, in addition to sample transparency reporting.

Porzio AggregateSpendID streamlines state and federal marketing disclosures by automating the collection and accurate reporting of expenses directed to healthcare practitioners and organizations. The searchable databases of the Porzio Compliance Digest cover drug and device distribution licensing, transparency legislation, sample and trade product distribution, and trends in government investigations.

Through our Distribution Licensing Services, we identify and attain all required licenses based on a company's unique distribution model. Finally, our formula-based approach to sample accountability, Significant Loss Threshold Assurance, ensures that customers neither over or under report sample losses. These compliance tools and customized services facilitate companies' compliance with federal and state marketing and sales regulations, which has propelled PorzioLS into an industry leader in life science marketing and sales compliance.

In the next few months, PorzioLS will be introducing the International Life Sciences Transparency Database, which will contain in-depth information on current laws and codes, and pending legislation, related to sales and marketing practices and interactions with healthcare providers outside the United States.

Strengthen your compliance program today by visiting or contacting us 877-477-7411.

Potomac River Partners
Potomac River Partners is a specialized management consulting firm focused on healthcare compliance. We offer comprehensive consulting services including policies and procedures; training and communication; auditing and monitoring; and aggregate spend. Our clients include global pharmaceutical companies, small and mid-sized firms in the biotech and medical device sectors, as well as service providers for the life science industry such as contract sales organizations and logistics suppliers. For more information, please visit or call (703) 430-5944.

Rockpoint Corporation

R-Squared R-Squared -- short for "Risk Reduction"-- is an independent consulting and technology services firm that formed in 2007 that focuses on "evidence-based" compliance solutions for life sciences organizations, specifically in the areas of aggregate spend/transparency disclosure, arrangements management (HCP speaker and consulting relationships, meetings, events, etc.), master data management, and grants funding. We are specialists at translating requirements into workable tools and practices that simplify the task of abiding by laws, regulations and expectations -- while generating solid evidence of compliance at the same time.

R-Squared is comprised of compliance experts and technologists who partner with our customers, enabling them to achieve compliance objectives while recognizing efficiencies via smart data integration and streamlined processes. Our solutions, which are being deployed world-wide, are built on the patent-protected and proven RADS (Rapid Application Development System) framework that is fully configurable, easily integrates with existing applications and data sets, and enforces policies and procedures. We combine deep substantive knowledge and expertise with purposefully developed, cloud-based technology to achieve effective compliance for our customers.

R-Squared is a trusted compliance partner to dozens of organizations, including many in the Fortune 500 (and 2 in the Global Top 20), and is headquartered in Princeton, NJ with a satellite office in Europe.

Sidley Austin
Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firms with an internationally recognized life sciences practice, representing major pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, dietary supplements and food clients. Many lawyers in our team are acknowledged leaders in healthcare privacy data security and information law. Sidley consistently ranks among the top firms in Asia, Europe and the U.S., and recently was named "Life Cycle: Firm of the Year" by LMG Life Sciences Awards 2013. We also received first-tier national rankings in Biotechnology Law, FDA Law and Healthcare Law in the U.S. News -- Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings for the fourth consecutive year, and each year since the survey's inception. Sidley is also recognized for service and responsiveness, having been once named the "Most Recommended Law Firm in the Pharmaceutical Industry" in the BTI Industry Power Rankings. For more information visit or contact Scott Bass, (202)736-8684 and James Stansel, (202) 736-8092.


Bull's Eye Innovations
Bull's Eye Innovations has helped pharmaceutical and medical device companies develop best in class disclosure programs since 2006. BEI's CoPilot service enables BEI's team of experienced aggregate spend professionals to work as an extended arm of an existing transparency department, thereby streamlining processes, expediting timelines and providing a dependable resource of knowledgeable support. CoPilot Data Quality Management services provide companies with pre-structured data review policies, procedures and tools to help manufacturers facilitate confidence in data certification and attestation. BEI is also the primary sponsor of the Aggregate Spend Alliance, a professional organization uniting aggregate spend specialists since 2008.

HealthCare Appraisers
HealthCare Appraisers provides a full spectrum of valuation services and Fair Market Value solutions exclusively for the healthcare and life sciences communities nationwide:

  • Pharmaceutical and medical device companies - Compensation arrangements with physicians, researchers, allied health professionals, and others providing advisory, consulting, training, speaking and research services, as well as valuations related to intellectual property and royalty arrangements
  • Physician compensation and service arrangements including employment arrangements, on-call arrangements, medical directorships, co-management arrangements, collections guarantees for hospital-based physicians, joint venture relationships and affiliations
  • Business valuation for ASCs, specialty hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, physician practices, imaging centers and dialysis centers, CON and other intangible assets

For more information: | (561) 330-3488

Healthcare Data Solutions
Healthcare Data Solutions is a leading healthcare information services company focused on building the most accurate, compliance-grade data on Physicians, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners and other Healthcare Providers, as well as Pharmacies and Hospitals. Healthcare Data Solutions provides healthcare data, physician validation programs, data processing, compliance services, web services and new customer acquisition programs for leading healthcare firms. Compliance clients can access to over 5 million healthcare provider profiles to crosswalk between government databases for accurate reporting. Healthcare Data Solutions is the fastest growing healthcare data services company in the United States on both the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Fast 500 list in 2012 and 2013. For more information, visit

HealthSTAR Communications
HealthSTAR Communications is dedicated to helping pharmaceutical clients engage more effectively, efficiently and compliantly with healthcare professionals. As a full-service communications company that has been partnering with the pharmaceutical and medical device industry for 20 years, HealthSTAR Communications maintains an innovative network designed to provide a comprehensive portfolio of compliant healthcare marketing services. Recognized as one of the largest independent healthcare marketing companies in the world, HealthSTAR Communications is structured for collaborative excellence and to mobilize the channel of communication deemed best for brand messaging and customer engagement. Led by talented, industry-recognized leaders who provide expertise and hands-on guidance in compliant, creative and strategic execution, HealthSTAR Communications is a results-driven company with experience in working with over 240 brands in 100 global, pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

HealthSTAR has developed and deployed proprietary platforms and applications that allow pharmaceutical and medical device marketers and their field sales teams the ability to deliver live and on-demand content while capturing critical data for compliance reporting (i.e., Sunshine Act, state laws) and for business closed-loop marketing. HealthSTAR manages event data for over 65,000 promotional events and 10,000 virtual events and engagements each year. Through proprietary apps such as SignMeIn™ (HCP e-signature capture and event roster management); HCP AS&C™ (Aggregate spend data capture); and, MyEventResource™ (transaction engine and portal environment for all stakeholders involved with promotional programs), HealthSTAR provides practical tools to foster our client's compliance and business reporting.

1000 Wyckoff Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430

MedPro Systems
MedPro Systems® and Porzio Pharmaceutical Services have partnered to offer Porzio AggregateSpendID℠, an end-to-end aggregate spend tracking and reporting solution. Porzio AggregateSpendID℠ provides the life sciences industry with a complete aggregate spend reporting solution with integrated data and legal components to comply with current and evolving spend regulations.

For over ten years, the MedProID® suite of products has assisted pharmaceutical & device manufacturers, distributors and other healthcare organizations with practitioner & organization state license validation solutions to meet PDMA, Pedigree & Aggregate Spend compliance. The foundation of MedProID® is a comprehensive 13M record database of practitioner and organization licensing information obtained directly from the state licensing authorities which is cross-referenced with additional industry identifiers. MedPro's solutions are used by over 250 customers, including 19 of the Top 20 pharmaceutical manufacturers.

More information is available at and

MMIS is a global technology company providing compliance and business intelligence solutions for the life science industry. MMIS is a leading provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions dedicated to helping our pharmaceutical, medical device and bio-pharmaceutical companies comply with state, federal and global transparency laws. MMIS offers a comprehensive, cloud-based modular platform with tools to aggregate, manage and analyze data across the enterprise.

Developed by attorneys and IT specialists with over 25 years of experience in healthcare compliance, the MediSpend® Global Compliance Platform represents the first end-to-end compliance and data analytics SaaS solution designed specifically to help life science executives make better-informed business decisions while ensuring compliance with global transparency laws.

Our customers benefit from our proprietary data aggregation and analysis tools: MediSpend® (aggregate spend tracking and reporting tool), MediSpend® Notification and Dispute Resolution tool (manage and exchange data with physicians and healthcare organizations to resolve disputes), MediSpend® Data Analytics (Business Intelligence tool) and the Physicians Professional Network® (PPN) (a cloud-based platform to enable physician-to-physician and physician-to-industry connections. The PPN allows physicians to review and dispute--if necessary--spend data to be reported by pharmaceutical and medical device companies and create and maintain a personal disclosure database).

Policy and Medicine
Policy and Medicine ( brings daily news and commentary to pharmaceutical and device compliance and aggregate spend professionals on issues such as Physician Payment Sunshine Act, legal settlements, FDA regulations and international transparency laws and initiatives.

This spring Policy and Medicine is launching Policymed Pro, a new publication dedicated to bringing you in-depth interviews, conference coverage and analysis of issues important to compliance and aggregate spend professionals.

For subscriptions or advertising rates contact: T. Anthony Howell, Publisher,, (203) 253-5906

For Editorial: Thomas Sullivan, Editor,, 443-539-4079

Interested in becoming a Grantor or Exhibiting?
Click Here for more information or contact Justin Sorensen at 206-452-0609.

Overview | Agenda | Continuing Education | Promotional Opportunities | Grantors & Exhibitors
Speaking Proposals | Administration | Past Events | Webcast Log In | Contact Us | Home

© Health Care Conference Administrators
Contact Webmaster