MGMA 2017 Annual Conference

Recommended Learning Pathways

Choose sessions based on your role and interests

New this year, we have compiled a list of recommended sessions based on your job title, function or interest to help guide you when building your MGMA17 schedule. Use these recommended learning pathways as a starting point when selecting your sessions:

Strategic Leadership

Recommended for: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CIOs, CMOs, CNOs, Medical Directors, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Executive Directors

This track will give you access to the experts and peers who can help you tackle the challenges you face as a leader and strategize the most efficient way to take your organization into the future. This track is geared towards business leaders and key decision-makers.

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  • B06 – Pyramid Your Practice to Success: It Starts in the C-Suite
  • C04 – Resisting the Urge to Merge
  • D07 – Stark Law and Value-Based Reimbursement
  • E01 – Back to Balance: Healers, Merchants and Thieves
  • F04 – Disrupting the Disruptive Physician
  • G02 – Culture and Leadership: Two Critical Factors in Enhancing Physician Engagement and Avoiding Burnout
  • H09 – Paying for Call: Balancing Competitiveness with Regulatory Compliance
  • I05 – Nudging Clinicians: Behavioral Economics in Practice Transformation
  • J01 – Resilience Training with Providers and Professionals
  • J03 – Value-Based Physician Compensation and Dashboards
  • K03 – Creating an Integrated Leadership Model

 

Rising Professionals

Recommended for: Anyone new to the healthcare industry or early in their healthcare career, Students, Supervisors, Leads, Assistant Administrators, Office Managers, Billing Managers

Gain insight and knowledge from other healthcare professionals who have been in your shoes and know what comes next. Whether you are searching for your first career or you're just new to the healthcare industry, this path will prepare you to enter and advance in the healthcare field.

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  • B02 – Advancing Your Career: Ten Tips from the Trenches
  • C02 – Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Employees
  • D01 – Predictive Analytics 101: An Introduction to the Future of Healthcare
  • D10 – The Power of Networking and Mentorship Part 1: How Building Strong Relationships is the Key to Career Success
  • E08 – The Power of Networking and Mentorship Part 2: Put Your New Skills Into Action With In-Person Networking Basics and Mentoring
  • E09 – Speed Interviewing: The Power of a First Impression
  • F07 – Navigating the Job Change Process
  • G06 – Ten Relevant Financial Reports that Doctors Want to See
  • H04 – Benchmarking Tools to Increase Efficiency and Practice Profitability
  • I06 – Medicare Provider Enrollment: The Cornerstone of Medicare Reimbursement
  • I08 – Engaging Physicians in Financial Accountability
  • J06 – A Risk Contracting Primer for Transitioning to Value
  • K01 – E&M Documentation: Strategies for Success

 

Career Enhancement

Recommended for: Anyone looking to enhance their professional development

Investing in your professional development goes much further than a resume booster. This track will leave you feeling empowered to lead your team with humility and drive both your career and your organization forward.

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  • A01 – The THREADS that Connect Exceptional Teams
  • B02 – Advancing Your Career: Ten Tips from the Trenches
  • C02 –  Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Employees
  • D10 – The Power of Networking and Mentorship Part 1: How Building Strong Relationships is the Key to Career Success
  • E08 – The Power of Networking and Mentorship Part 2: Put Your New Skills Into Action With In-Person Networking Basics and Mentoring
  • E09 – Speed Interviewing: The Power of a First Impression
  • F04 – Disrupting the Disruptive Physician
  • F07 – Navigating the Job Change Process
  • G09 – Tapping into the Power of Engaged Employees
  • H06 – The Connection Between Physician Recruitment, Retention and Practice Revenue
  • I01 – Emotional Intelligence: Your #1 Competitive Advantage Today
  • J01 – Resilience Training with Providers and Professionals
  • K03 – Creating an Integrated Leadership Model

 

Professional Services

Recommended for: Accountants, Lawyers, Professional Consultants

This track will give you the opportunity to connect face-to-face with key decision-makers from practices of every size, type and specialty to form valuable relationships that could potentially turn into lasting client engagements. This path also features sessions that will keep you up-to-date on revenue cycle management, physician profiling and regulatory compliance, all while earning continuing education credits.

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  • D05 – Conquering the Revenue Cycle Challenges of Value-Based Contracts
  • H09 – Paying for Call: Balancing Competitiveness with Regulatory Compliance
  • K02 – Seeing Past Tomorrow: Using Appointment Data to Thrive in the Future

Physician Executives

Recommended for: Physicians, Clinicians, RNs, MAs, PAs, NPs, LPNs

Understanding the business of group practice is crucial to maintaining a healthy, cost-efficient practice. This track will guide you through how to make your successful business the best in class without compromising on patient care. You are the physician — now be the business executive.

 
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  • B03 – Certified Medical Scribe Specialists: Giving You Time Back for Patient Care
  • B05 – Building an Effective Risk-based Audit Plan
  • C08 – Strategies for Physician Lawsuit Protection and Prevention
  • D03 – Cultural Competency for Patient Engagement
  • F06 – Experience is Everything
  • G03 – Developing the Business Acumen of Physician Leaders
  • H05 – Enhancing Patient Outcomes and Reducing Readmissions
  • I01 – Emotional Intelligence: Your #1 Competitive Advantage Today
  • J04 – Coordinating Care and Engaging Patients with Team-Based Care
  • K01 – E&M Documentation: Strategies for Success

 

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