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Affiliated Monitors, Inc. Loses One of Its Original Founders

November 26, 2018

Vin DiCianni, Founder and President of Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (“AMI”), shared the following:

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of one of AMI’s original founders, Richard Vincent. Dick was a giant in chiropractic medicine. His background as one of the leading chiropractors in the country, an original member of the first Chiropractic Board in Massachusetts, and in his role with the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (“FCLB”) is legendary.

I knew Dick through the Chiropractic Board and was fortunate to call on him as an expert witness in chiropractic cases.  Before AMI was launched, Dick was a source of wisdom and advice for me, weighing in on the potential for monitoring not only chiropractors, but other professionals as well.

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Eric Feldman to join webcast on ECI’s Independent Benchmarking Group


Webcast: Engaging With Your Monitor: Best Practices from
ECI’s Independent Monitor Benchmarking Group
Join Eric Feldman and Michael Kallens
as they share
insights and preview the upcoming report from
ECI’s Independent Monitor
Benchmarking Group. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET
Senior Vice President and
Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance ProgramsAffiliated Monitors, Inc. MICHAEL KALLENS
Associate General Counsel for
Ethics and ComplianceNasdaq

Learn best practices for selecting and agreeing to terms with a Monitor as well as:

how to most effectively manage the Monitor engagement; maximize value to your company; and how to transition out of the Monitor relationship.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Open to everyone. Register today!

WHEN: Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET

The Research Report “ECI Benchmarking Group on Monitors: Best Practices Paper”
and webcast
is sponsored by:

About the Ethics & Compliance Initiative
The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a best practice community of organizations that are committed to creating and sustaining high quality ethics & compliance programs.

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We are excited to announce that Donald K. Stern, as Managing Director of Corporate Monitoring and Consulting Services for Affiliated Monitors Inc., has been appointed by the Federal Communications Commission as the “Independent Compliance Officer” required in the AT&T-DirecTV merger.  FCC Public Notice

The Boston Business Journal reported on 10/28/15  – “Federal regulators’ approval of AT&T’s (NYSE: T) $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) this summer came with some stipulations, and Donald Stern has been tapped as the guy who makes sure they live up to those conditions… Read Full Article








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Don Stern to Speak at Conference on Cybersecurity NOV 3 – Marlborough MA

Donald K. Stern, Managing Director, Corporate Monitoring and Consulting Services for Affiliated Monitors, Inc., and a former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, will join other key speakers at The Executive Leadership Conference on Cybersecurity to be held Tuesday Nov 3 at the Holiday Inn in Marlborough, MA.. Mr. Stern, who is scheduled to speak at 11:45 AM, will focus his remarks on: “Cybersecurity, Self Assessment and Compliance.”

This one-day conference is sponsored by the MA Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. MORE INFORMATION HERE!



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Affiliated Monitors Helps Sponsor 2015 NAFUSA Conference in Scottsdale


Affiliated Monitors at NAFUSA 2015 in AZ
(L) Eric Feldman, (R) Don Stern

Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) was proud to be counted as a sponsor of NAFUSA’s 2015 Annual Conference, held recently in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Phoenician Resort.  Representing AMI was Donald K. Stern, who is Managing Director, Corporate Monitoring & Consulting Services at Affiliated, a former U.S. Attorney from the District of Massachusetts, and a Past President of NAFUSA (2013-14).  Joining Don was Eric A. Feldman, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics & Compliance Programs for AMI.  Click to learn more about the National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys (NAFUSA). 

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Affiliated Monitors Supports AHLA Fraud & Compliance Forum in Baltimore

Catherine A. Keyes, Esq., Vice President of Operations for Affiliated Monitors, Inc., joined other exhibitors last week at the Hilton Baltimore to support the 2015 Fraud & Compliance Forum, sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association. 

Catherine is shown here with two of the estimated 800 registrants who came to network, take one of the primer sessions, or attend their choice of workshops, which were offered throughout the three-day event.  The painting on the table, was created, in fact, by Catherine at a networking event hosted by the Women’s Leadership Council.  To read more about the AHLA or this event, CLICK HERE.

And to learn how Affiliated Monitors, Inc. serves the healthcare regulatory community, please CLICK HERE.


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Vin DiCianni to Speak in Madrid at Anti-Corruption Forum –

Vin DiCianni, President and founder of Affiliated Monitors, Inc. will address attendees at C5’s Second Annual Forum on Anti-Corruption:Spain Edition in Madrid on September 30th, as part of a panel discussion on “Getting Upper Management Support and Buy-In from Employees at All Levels of the Organization: How to Demonstrate the Value of a Compliance Program.”  The Forum will take place at the Hotel Hesperia Madrid September 29-30, 2015. 

You will find a full description of this important international event here: Anti-Corruption Forum: Spain Edition

  ABOUT VINCENT DICIANNI To meet our new colleagues in Spain, click here! Share this post
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Fraud Magazine: “How to Handle Conflicts of Interest in an Organization” – Eric Feldman


Fraud Magazine’s featured video in January 2015 is an interview with Eric Feldman, Sr. VP and Managing Director for Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs at Affiliated Monitors, Inc.  In this 5 minute clip he offers the best ways to handle disclosed conflicts of interest in an organization and makes some good points about hotlines.

You can read about Eric’s background here: Eric R. Feldman

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