2017 Conference Agenda

Wednesday, May 10th

12:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Registration – Exhibitor Setup

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Pre-Conference Session
Dave MacDonald, Financial Advisor and Registered Investment Advisor, Baystate Financial: “A Retirement Workshop for the Practice Manager”

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Pre-Conference Session
Stefan Zelich, Agent, Carr Healthcare Realty: “Improving Profitability Through Commercial Real Estate”

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Business Photos – Taken by John Theriault (nominal fee)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception with Vendors

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening Reception and Dinner

Thursday, May 11th

6:00 am – 7:00 am

5k Scenic Beach Run/Walk

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration Open – Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:15 am

General Session 1
“How to Succeed with Medicare’s Quality Payment Program in 2017” – Dan Mingle, M.D., CEO Mingle Analytics

9:15 am – 9:45 am

Networking Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Workshops

  • Steve Fiore, MBA, FACMPE, Chief Executive Officer, Orthopaedic Specialty Group, PC: “Physician Independence, Strategic Planning. OK, What Is Next?”
  • Paul Martino, Chief Strategy Officer, VillageMD: “Preparing for Pay for Performance”
  • John Theriault, Consultant, Truventis: “Patients as Medical Consumers: Making Online Reviews & Marketing Work for You”

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Workshops

  • Joe Young, CEO, Global Data Systems Inc.: “Technology Trends & The Associated Threats”
  • Meryl Moss, MPA, EMHL, Chief Operating Officer, Coastal Medical Inc.: “Building the Primary Care Practice of the Future”
  • Mollie Gelburd, Associate Director, Government Affairs, MGMA: “The Washington Update”

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch & Networking

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

General Session 2
“Medical Group Management is a Marathon” – Matt Jones, Inspirational Speaker

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshops

  • Lisa Sherwin, MBA, Director, Population Health, Operations New Hampshire – VillageMD: “Supporting Physicians Through the Change to Value Based Reimbursement”
  • John Gannon, Attorney, Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C.: “Hot Topics for Employers: An Employment Lawyer’s Perspective”
  • Richard Hoover, Health Insurance Provider Relations Specialist – CMS: “CMS Overview of MACRA/QPP, Timelines & Next Steps”

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Nancy Enos, FACMPE, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CPC, Consultant – “ACMPE Workshop”
  • Carol O’Neil, FACMPE – “Fellowship Workshop”

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Business Photos – Taken by John Theriault (nominal fee)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception with Vendors

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Food, Drink & Theater” Wine Pairing and Dinner with Michael Green

Friday, May 12th

6:00 am – 7:00 am

Yoga on the Beach

8:00 am – 9:30 am

State Meetings

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Workshops

  • Nancy Enos, FACMPE, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CPC, Consultant: “Value Based / HCC Coding in a Changing Environment”
  • Wendy O’Malley, Vice President of Professional Office Services: “Good Relationships are Built on Good Communication”
  • Daniel Rubin, President and CEO, PARx Solutions: “Improving Practice Quality”

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Break and Check-Out

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

General Session 1
“You’ve Been Upgraded” – Kevin McDaniel, CPC, CPL, Chief Strategist, WindRiver Strategies

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Closing Remarks and Raffle