The Perfect Storm in Healthcare and What it Means for Investors

Thursday, 14. July 2016.

6:00 - 8:30 PM


Mr. Christopher Fey

bigbang HEALTH


Dr. Lev Paukman

MD VitaMore+


Mr. Adam Henick

AdvantageCare Physicians

Mr. Marco Castro​

El Salvador Tourism & Economic Development

Ziad Abdelnour

Mr. Ziad Abdelnour

Moderator, Chairman FPC

The Perfect Storm in Healthcare and What it Means for Investors

Presented By

You are cordially invited on behalf of the Financial Policy Council’s Board of Directors, to our next Financial Policy Council private briefing with a panel of 4 expert speakers discussing the global state of healthcare and the reasons why it makes sense to fix US healthcare now!

  • TOPIC : The Perfect Storm in Healthcare is Here and What It Means for Investors
  • DATE : Thursday, 14 July 2016
  • TIME : 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • LOCATION : The Graduate Center / CUNY at 365 Fifth Avenue at The Elebash Recital Hall – On the main floor of the building and on the left as you enter into the main lobby

Everyone knows that global healthcare systems are dinosaurs.  The problem is that most people do not understand how the systems work in order to effect change.  On July 14th, experts from healthcare, medicine, and medical tourism will come together for an explosive panel discussion uncovering where healthcare has gone wrong and how to put the power back in the hands of the consumers.

  1. Broken Healthcare Systems (What is broken, why?)
  2. The 3 Factors influencing the decline of healthcare
  3. The rise of Medical Tourism
  4. The 3 Factors driving the Perfect Storm in Healthcare
    – What it means for your family
    – How you can make money from it


Ziad K. Abdelnour is a Wall Street Financier, Author, Philanthropist, Activist, Lobbyist, Oil & Gas Trader & President & CEO of Blackhawk Partners, Inc., a New York based private equity “family office” that focuses on originating, structuring, advising and acting as equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations, buildups, and growth capital financing in companies and projects based both in the US and emerging markets and the trading of key physical commodities.

Mr. Abdelnour is also Founder & Chairman of the Board of the Financial Policy Council ; a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization designed to give its select group of supporters the opportunity to have direct face-to-face dialogue with the nation’s quintessential powerbrokers and policymakers.

Since 1985, Mr. Abdelnour has been involved in over 125 transactions worth in aggregate over $10 billion in the investment banking, high yield bond and distressed debt markets and has been widely recognized for playing an integral role in those three key market sectors.

Mr. Abdelnour is an astute market player who also serves on the Advisory board of DPG Investments, a recognized premier multi strategy global merchant banking, alternative investment, management and advisory firm.

On a more personal level, Mr. Abdelnour, former President of the Arab Bankers Association of North America, is the author of “Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics” ; a best seller manuscript written for investors that need to navigate the troubled geopolitical waters of the post-crisis world and a prolific writer for 100+ entrepreneurial and financial publications advising and educating investors in private equity, hedge funds, crowdfunding, Sovereign Wealth Funds, fund-of-funds, angel networks, venture capital and family offices.

Mr. Abdelnour is also a regular speaker on Private Equity, Physical Commodities trading and Middle East geo-political analysis at industry conferences & TV outlets nationwide including but not limited to Fox News, Newsmax, etc…and a key “influencer” in his own right having a hard core constituency of over 2 million viewers having read his blog postings and analyses since January 2014.

Mr. Abdelnour holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, from the American University of Beirut.

He was recently listed as one of the 500 Most Influential CEOs in the World.

The Panelists:

Christopher Fey is an experienced health care executive with more than three decades in managed care, clinical diagnostics and preventive medicine.

As a management consultant, Mr. Fey assisted in the development of HMOs for U.S. HealthCare, Lincoln National Life Insurance, as well as Blue Cross and Blue Shield in markets such as Baltimore/Washington, D.C., Florida, New Jersey, New York, Boston, Chicago and St. Louis. Following these major market launches, Mr. Fey founded his own multi-state managed care company, HealthCare USA, which grew to a $150 million business in less than three years. HealthCare USA has generated more than five billion dollars in revenue since its founding. The Company was also ranked #1 in Quality in the State of Florida outranking 28 other established HMOs at the time. HealthCare USA was acquired by publicly-held Coventry Health Care where, as Corporate Senior Vice President, he led Coventry’s sales and marketing efforts nationwide. Coventry Health Care was acquired by Aetna.

Mr. Fey is the founder of U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. and its core products, The Prevention Plan and the Macaw mobile personal health management application, which won the Consumer Electronic Show for best mobile app in 2012, as well as the CTIA (Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association) Award for Health and Fitness and the NIH 2012 “Frankie” award for diabetes management. Mr. Fey also founded U.K. Preventive Medicine, Ltd.

As a member of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, a select organization of 100 CEOs from across the U.S. and internationally, Mr. Fey participated in its yearly roundtable conference which presented its annual business priorities list to the White House. He has also traveled extensively to discuss population health management and prevention efforts and opportunities with business, health care and government leaders across the U.S., Europe, United Arab Emirates, China, Malaysia and Singapore.

Mr. Fey is the founder, chairman & CEO and director of Big Bang Health, Inc., a connected network of health care providers serving the self-funded employer market, as well as co-founder and chairman of Blood Tests at Home, Inc., a national home or work diagnostics company. He is also the founder and managing partner of Eagle Strategy Partners, LLC. Mr. Fey is a graduate of the University of Florida.

Dr. Lev J. Paukman is known as a highly acclaimed and respected physician at a number of prestigious New York City hospitals and the Tri-State area and is a global activist on philanthropic issues.

Dr. Paukman began his career in Russia where he completed medical school and also got his PhD degree from Saratov Medical University. His medical training continued in the United States with both a Residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital.

With over forty years of clinical experience and having treated nearly 17,000 patients Dr.Paukman’s expertise includes Internal Medicine, Cardiology, as well as drug addiction therapy and rehabilitation. Dr. Paukman also brings the concept of alternative/preventive anti-aging medicine and holistic wellness to his patients.

Dr. Paukman is Executive Director of the Paukman Medical Plaza; a multi-specialty medical facility and of the Vitamore Medical Center. He is also a Board Member of Finding the Cure, Inc.

Through his career Dr. Paukman has received numerous professional appointments and prestigious public credits as his research has been published in major medical publications. He has been participating in multiple conferences and symposiums for Anti-Aging medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine dedicated to enhancing the quality and extending the length of Human Lifespan.

Renowned for his personal generosity and compassion to those less fortunate Dr.Paukman has received numerous awards for his relentless philanthropic activities and communal involvement. He is committed public servant, who works tirelessly on behalf of the Ethnic Russian Community. He also has been an active political liaison to the Russian community with strong ties to Former Governor Pataki, Mayor Giuliani, Senator D’Amato and Mayor Bloomberg.

Adam Henick has spent 35 years in the New York metropolitan area investing, developing and operating ambulatory care enterprises. He has served in senior managerial roles at Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Health System, Continuum Health Partners, and Saint Barnabas Health. In addition to sitting on several boards, he has lectured and written articles on a wide variety of health care topics. Currently he serves as the Chief Operating Officer of AdvantageCare Physicians, a 500 member multi-specialty group. He has both an MBA and MPH from Columbia University and a BS from Hunter College.

Marco Castro is the Economic, Trade, and Tourism Counselor for El Salvador in New York as part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He is a specialist in international trade and has worked with the private sector as well as international agencies such as world bank, inter-american development bank, European Union, GIZ (German cooperation), etc.

Throughout of his career he has worked in more than 20 countries in America, Europe, and Asia, implementing competitiveness and local economic development projects, with a special focus in international value chains, clusters and regional integration between countries of Central America.

Business Attire please.


Please register as soon as you can by answering directly to the Board member who invited you as this event is “by invitation” only and as seating is limited.