Middletown, NY- Greater Hudson Valley Health System’s Vice President & General Counsel, Joe Anesi, served as the moderator for the recent Healthcare Leaders of New York seminar titled ‘Ethical Challenges in Healthcare Leadership’. Marianne Walker, Greater Hudson Valley Health System’s Associate General Counsel and Corporate Director of Risk Management, was a panelist for the session. The session focused on the ethical challenges that arise in all aspects of healthcare and service, from the bedside to the boardroom. They were joined by other healthcare representatives.
Mr. Anesi oversees the office of General Counsel for the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, a central resource for all legal services and exclusive contact for outside counsel retention and management. He is also responsible for all physician, managed care and business contracting, defense of all litigation, providing legal support to all members of the System and advising System Chief Executive Officers and Board of Directors on strategy and governance. Mr. Anesi has spent more than 25 years practicing law with public and private firms and not-for-profit corporations, including Oxford Health Plans and UnitedHealthcare. His background includes corporate, regulatory, litigation and healthcare law.
Ms. Walker oversees the Risk Management department for the System and provides legal services and support. She is responsible for managing, monitoring, and supervising outside counsel for all professional and general liability claims, oversees the hospital insurance portfolios, and provides legal services and support to all members of the System. Ms. Walker also provides legal guidance to the Ethics Committee and Institutional Review Board, and to physicians and nurses on advance directives and patient rights. Ms. Walker spent more than 23 years practicing law with public and private firms and not-for-profit corporations. Her background includes regulatory, litigation and healthcare law.
For more information about services provided at Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center visit www.crmcny.org or www.ormc.org.