TRANSFORM THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

June 06, 2018 12:00 PM to June 08, 2018 5:00 PM
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TROPICANA CASINO & RESORT

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

12:00pm-8:00pm
Grand Exhibition Center/Grand Exhibition Center Foyer

Exhibitor Set-Up/Attendee Registration  


1:00pm-4:00pm

Pre-Conference 21 Functions Every Excel User Should Know

Nate Moore, CPA, MBA, FACMPE, “The Excel Guru” – Moore Solutions Inc.
Session Description:Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program used by medical practice managers across America to evaluate practice data, understand trends, and act on opportunities.  This workshop is a live demonstration of Excel features and functions medical practice managers can use in their practices daily.  We will start with basic Excel functions and build on that knowledge to create more powerful, flexible formulas.  We’ll use sample medical practice data to introduce shortcuts, tips and tricks to get Excel to do what you need it to do faster and more reliably.  Watch amazing shortcuts that can you can implement immediately that will save you time each week.  Invest time in this workshop now and you’ll make that time back over and over again with increased Excel productivity. This interactive workshop will be a live demonstration using Excel 2016.  Bring a laptop with Excel 2007 or greater to follow along with the examples. 

2:00pm-4:00pm

Pre-Conference Mindfulness Boot Camp

Dennis Budinich, SVP & Chief Culture Officer – Investors Bank
Session Description: This lively, upbeat workshop provides simple tools and techniques to cultivate positive change within oneself and within their relationship with others through, mindfulness, self-awareness and social awareness.

6:00pm-8:00pm

Salon 3 & 4

Welcome Reception – Full Dinner Served 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

7:00am-5:00pm 
Grand Exhibition Center Foyer/Grand Exhibition Center

Attendee Registration/Exhibit Hall Open

7:00am-8:00am 
Grand Exhibition Center

Breakfast 
                       
7:00am-8:00am 
Grand Exhibition Center

New Member/First Time Attendee Breakfast with the Board  
 

8:00am-8:15am
Salon 3 & 4
Opening Remarks

Joan Hendler, President, NJMGMA

Donald Callahan, MBA, FACMPE, PMC Co-Chair, NJMGMA
Wanda Torres, CCS-P, ACS-EM, CMDP, AIHC ICD-10 CT, PMC Co-Chair, NJMGMA 

8:15am-9:15am
Salon 3 & 4

Opening General Session/Keynote
A Day in The Life of a Nerdy Medical Group Manager

Beth Ziesnis, Avenue Z, Inc.

Session Description:So many apps...so little time. How can you put the technology at your fingertips together to make your life easier at work and home? This fast-moving, laugh-filled session takes you hour by hour through the day in the life of a tech-savvy professional. You'll learn how a professional nerd solves a security crisis before 10am, learns to make more of a lunch hour with a set of virtual hands, saves money on software before the staff meeting and brings the team together online before the day is done.

• Understand how technology fits into every part of your day

• Learn about technology systems that streamline projects and tasks

• Get a vision for how the technology in your toolbox can work together 

9:20am-10:20am

Workshop 101
Reinvent Your Social Media

Jim Mathis, IPCS, CSP, MDiv., President – Reinvention Nation, LLC
Session Description:Every practice manager and leader can reinvent their social media incorporating Bold Connection Truths in a personally challenging and value-changing presentation that makes reinventing ineffective social media easy. 72% of North America’s businesses will have to reinvent the way they do internet communication in the next 2 years! To be effective at social media and internet marketing, you must see yourself from the internet scanner’s point of view – not a reader’s view.  Properly used social media will connect you with your customer base better than traditional methods of communication. Before you have a value driven social media marketing approach, you must identify the connection preferences of your audience. Hear stories about companies who reinvented their online presence and incorporate them template to use in your organization immediately.

Workshop 102
Using Appointment Data to Strategize, Change and Thrive in the Future

Nate Moore, CPA, MBA, FACMPE, “The Excel Guru”, Moore Solutions Inc.
Session Description:How would financial management be different in your practice if you could see the future? Appointment data is about as close as a practice manager can come to seeing what next week and next month will look like. Join an interactive discussion on using appointment data to increase opportunities in your practice. We will discuss ways to measure patient access to your providers, to reduce no show appointments, and to maximize capacity of your most important practice resources. See how practices across America are using appointment data to identify and solve problems before patients arrive, to make staff more efficient, and to reduce the number of unsold patient appointments. Medical practices have unique and unparalleled access to future information if they can leverage appointment data. Bring your ideas and experience and join the conversation in this session. 

Workshop 103
Practical Controls and Risk Mitigation Strategies

Ray Gasnick III, Director of Compliance Services – Miles Technologies
Session Description: Many “standard” controls seem to favor increased independence to an organization’s ability to conduct business. In this presentation, we will review some of the practical controls that help balance out security while retaining productivity. 

Workshop 104
The 5 Most Serious Human Resources Problems in a Medical Practice

Sheila Mints, Esq., Shareholder, Chair, Healthcare Department - Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.
Session Description:The 5 (or more) Most Serious HR Problems in a Medical Practice will help the practice manager head off issues that can have a serious effect on the practice.  Good human resource management is key to a successful practice.  A lack of consistency, training and leadership by the practice management ultimately increase the costs of practice management and lead to compliance and regulatory problems.

10:20am-10:50am    
Grand Exhibition Center

Break    

10:50am-11:50am    

Workshop 201
Using Appointment Data to Strategize, Change and Thrive in the Future

Nate Moore, CPA, MBA, FACMPE, “The Excel Guru”, Moore Solutions Inc.
Session Description:How would financial management be different in your practice if you could see the future? Appointment data is about as close as a practice manager can come to seeing what next week and next month will look like. Join an interactive discussion on using appointment data to increase opportunities in your practice. We will discuss ways to measure patient access to your providers, to reduce no show appointments, and to maximize capacity of your most important practice resources. See how practices across America are using appointment data to identify and solve problems before patients arrive, to make staff more efficient, and to reduce the number of unsold patient appointments. Medical practices have unique and unparalleled access to future information if they can leverage appointment data. Bring your ideas and experience and join the conversation in this session.

Workshop 202
The Intersection Between Human Resources, Information Technology and Compliance Officers
Deborah Cmielewski,Esq. Partner - Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP
Session Description: Compliance Officers, HR and IT professionals in an organization must learn to co-exist in order to develop and implement an effective HIPM compliance plan. This session will focus on the intersection of these professionals and explore ways that they can positively interact with one another and the remainder of the organization to facilitate a culture of compliance. The administrative safeguard requirements contained in 45 C.F.R. 164.308 will be reviewed and the session will offer practical tips for facilitating compliance with these important requirements in all three areas of an organization.

Workshop 203
You’re So Un-Google Like
Scott Dailey, Single Throw Marketing
Session Description:In the medical services delivery space, if your organization isn't ranking digitally, it just cannot compete among the sea of competitorsworkingtirelesslytounseatyoufromthepagesofGoogle.Thelessyou"seem"likeGoogle,themoreun-Google­ like.AreconsumersonlyfindingyourcompetitorswhentheysearchGoogleforyourpracticeofferings?Inthisimpactfuland must-attendlecture,nationaldigitalbusinessspeakerScottDaileywillliterallygiveawaythepracticalstepsyouneedtotaketo gofrombeingvirtuallyinvisibletopatients,tobeingamongthemostvisibleandrelevantdigitaloptionsinyourpracticeareas andgeographies.

Workshop 204
Improving Practice Management Using Modern Analytics and Visualization Tools

Dale Tuttle, Partner, Practice Leader – Withum Smith+Brown, PC
John Tate, Data Scientist – Withum Smith+Brown, PC
Session Description:Improving practice management starts with understand how you ware performing. The latest generation of analytics and data visualization tools instantly allows you to know how various aspects of you practice are preforming and directly share this information with your key operation staff. We’ll show you how to better use your spreadsheets as well as demonstrate how to connect directly to your key billing, scheduling, and other operational systems. These tools allow you to collect and analyze information faster and cheaper than ever before. 

11:50am-1:20pm 
Grand Exhibition Center

Lunch

Seaside Room
ACMPE/FACMPE Update Lunch (Must Register)
Kathy Giannuzzi, NJMGMA ACMPE Vice Chair

1:20pm-2:20pm

Workshop 301
Managing Clinical Data Partners and the Associated Risks in the Era of Population Health

Kimberly Kempton-Serra, Esq., Partner – Garfunkel Wild, PC
Nelson Gomes, President, CEO – PriorityOne Group
Nick Melchiorre – Accurate Diagnostic Labs
Scott Parker, Partner – Acadia
Session Description: The session will (i) describe cybersecurity risks and ways to maintain data security, and discuss the legal exposure to providers associated with failing to secure patient information; (ii) provide an overview of the challenges that vendors face, with a focus on laboratory companies, and discuss the benefits to patients and providers of sharing and aggregating clinical data; and (iii) give an overview of cyber insurance policies.

Workshop 302
Ambush State Inspections: Don’t Panic Be Prepared

Gina Campanella, Esq., FACHE, Partner – Gallagher Campanella, LLC
Nan Gallagher, Esq., Partner – Gallagher Campanella, LLC
Session Description: This session provides a controversial, interactive and inspiring discussion about the recent upswing in state medical board “surprise inspections” and how you can survive them like a champ.

Workshop 303
Keeping Up With TeleMedicine – To Infinity and Beyond

Grace Mack – Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Michael Schaff – Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Session Description: The passage of the New Jersey Telemedicine Law on July 21, 2017 provided much needed guidance on the use of telemedicine in New Jersey. This session will cover the progress of guidance on the New Jersey law and national telemedicine trends. 

Workshop 304
Bracing Providers for the Burden of Bundles and Risk-Based Payments

Brian Kern, Esq., Healthcare Attorney – Frier Levitt, LLC
David DeSimone, Esq., Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer – CentraState Healthcare System
John Washlick, Shareholder – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC
Session Description: With the announcement of the new Bundled Payment for Care Improvement - Advanced (BPCI-A) Initiative, CMS has made it clear that value-based care and specifically bundled payments are here to stay.  The private sector appears to be in lock-step agreement and is moving forward quickly on bundles. There are a variety of contractual and organizational issues associated with participating in, or quarterbacking, a bundle.  This session will explain the government programs and explore a case study, the legal issues, and the considerable opportunities related to bundled payments. 

2:25pm-3:25pm
Workshop 401
Reinvent Your Social Media

Jim Mathis, IPCS, CSP, MDiv., President – Reinvention Nation, LLC
Session Description:Every practice manager and leader can reinvent their social media incorporating Bold Connection Truths in a personally challenging and value-changing presentation that makes reinventing ineffective social media easy. 72% of North America’s businesses will have to reinvent the way they do internet communication in the next 2 years! To be effective at social media and internet marketing, you must see yourself from the internet scanner’s point of view – not a reader’s view.  Properly used social media will connect you with your customer base better than traditional methods of communication. Before you have a value driven social media marketing approach, you must identify the connection preferences of your audience. Hear stories about companies who reinvented their online presence and incorporate them template to use in your organization immediately.

Workshop 402
Make Technology Work for You - Not the Other Way Around: Potential Liability Exposure and Lessons Learned from the Missteps of Others

LeeAnn Trulio, RN, Assistant Vice President, Risk Management Services – MDAdvantage Insurance Company
Session Description: This program will review, through real life examples, technology and workflow snafu’s that could have been avoided with a little planning.  Winston Churchill once said, “Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning”. The investment of time and energy to create the plan at the front end is a far better strategy than to have to deal with the complications and business interruptions when a plan is poorly executed.  Mistakes are usually made in the small details of the project, hence the idiom “The devil is in the details”.

 

Workshop 403
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - How It May Impact Your Medical Practices and Physicians in 2018 and Beyond

Neil Becourtney, CPA, Partner – CohnReznick
Thomas Cimochowski, Tax Manger – CohnReznick
Session Description: A discussion of the important changes to the tax laws impacting individuals as well as business entities.

Workshop 404
Secret Tech Weapons for Medical Group Managers

Beth Ziesnis, Avenue Z, Inc.

Session Description:What if you could schedule a meeting without having to send three dozen emails to find a time everyone could meet? Or automate your little tasks that keep you from your real work? Or pass off annoying projects to someone else - without breaking the bank? And what if you could pull all of this off straight from your mobile device - without an IT degree? Join Your Nerdy Best Friend, aka Author Beth Ziesenis, to discover how to use free and bargain technology tools you never knew existed to work more efficiently with your teams, create professional-level graphics and wow your colleagues. This high-energy session will give you 30+ tools that will leave people asking, "How DO they do that?"

• Discover low-cost, high-value apps and tech tools that you can start using right away

• Learn great tech tips and app ideas from your colleagues

• Get new ideas to increase efficiency, improve relationships and get things done! 

3:25pm-3:55pm 
Grand Exhibition Center

Break   

3:55pm-4:55pm
Salon 3 & 4

General Session/Keynote
Using Technology, Data & Analytics to Drive Differentiation & Advocacy

Stan Phelps
Session Description:According to a recent study, 76% of customers expect brands to understand their individual needs. In his workshop, best-selling author and IBM Futurist Stan Phelps makes the business case for leveraging technology, data and analytics to create a competitive advantage and increased customer loyalty. He’ll share cutting edge examples and insights from the Blue Goldfish Project. Attendees will learn actionable strategies to turn big data into useful data. 

5:30pm-8:30pm   
Boogie Nights Night Club

Evening Networking Event – Appetizers and Cocktails Served

Friday, June 8, 2018

8:00am-2:00pm 
Grand Exhibition Center Foyer/Grand Exhibition Center

Attendee Registration/Exhibit Hall Open

8:00am-9:00am 
Grand Exhibition Center

Breakfast  

9:00am-10:00am

Workshop 501
5 Reasons Text Messaging Should Be Next for Your Practice
Michael Brannelly, Director of Enterprise Accounts – Solutionreach
Session Description: Liking your physician is no longer enough to ensure loyalty. One in three patients say they may leave their primary care provider in the next two years. Why? Many are frustrated with poor communication, service, and experience. A recent survey showed almost 40 percent of patients left a practice last year for those reasons. Patients want the improved access and connectivity provided by text messaging. In fact, 79 percent would like text messages from their provider and 73 percent would like to send message to their provider.

 

Workshop 502
Evolving Referral Networks: Increasing Access to Mental Health Care with Online Therapy and Psychiatry
Anne Marie Jones, MS, Practice Liaison – InSight Telepsychiatry
Session Description: This will focus on is how the shortage of mental healthcare providers can be addressed using online videoconferencing appointments. The ability for primary care providers to refer individuals to a virtual group practice of mental healthcare providers can help to alleviate the burden primary care providers may be feeling when individuals show a need for mental health care. The shortage of psychiatry referral options problem can be addressed with direct-to-consumer telepsychiatry, also known as in-home telepsychiatry, which can help fill the gap for primary care providers. Telepsychiatry is a type of telemedicine that uses videoconferencing to provide psychiatric evaluations, consultation and treatment. Just like with in-person treatment, patients meet with the same telepsychiatry provider, allowing the patient and his or her consented primary-care doctor to develop a rapport with the telepsychiatry provider to collaborate and create a better continuity of care.


Workshop 503

Opioids: The History. The Crisis. The Law.

Jason Krisza, Associate Business Law & Healthcare Teams – Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Lisa Gora, Associate Business Law & Healthcare Teams – Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Session Description: A discussion regarding the recent history of opioid prescribing, modern trends in prescribing and a summary of the new opioid prescribing laws.

Workshop 504

Top Secret Leadership – How the Military Builds Teamwork, Responds to Change and Focuses on Mission Accomplishment and How You Can, Too!

Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, Commander, US Navy (ret), CEO – Productive Leaders
Session Description:
Do you ever wonder how the military takes young people from diverse environments and coalesces them into fighting teams?  Mary spent 25 years on active duty leading teams in multi-cultural environments in several different countries, and she shares how to get people to work together toward common goals.   

10:05am-11:05am   

Workshop 601
Ambush State Inspections: Don’t Panic Be Prepared

Gina Campanella, Esq., FACHE, Partner – Gallagher Campanella, LLC
Nan Gallagher, Esq., Partner – Gallagher Campanella, LLC
Session Description: This session provides a controversial, interactive and inspiring discussion about the recent upswing in state medical board “surprise inspections” and how you can survive them like a champ. 

Workshop 602
Are You Sure Your Practice is Fully Covered? A Primer in Risk Management

Ron Barberan, Area Vice President – Gallagher Healthcare
Session Description: We will have a discussion exploring potential gaps in coverages and some of the newer risk management strategies and solutions specifically designed to cover those potential gaps. 

Workshop 603
How Do You Know If Your Revenue Cycle Management Department is Performing?

Tina Burns, MS, CPC, CPCO, Sr. Practice Management Consultant – Axia MSO, LLC
Session Description: This session is an interactive workshop based on the topic of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM). The discussion will encourage attendees to exchange successful RCM experiences with others and provide information and knowledge on the effective measuring and monitoring of RCM performances. 

Workshop 604
Work Place Violence/Active Shooter

Michael Manere, CHC, CHSP, Principal – Healthcare Compliance Network
Session Description: While unfortunate, workplace violence events have become increasingly common in our society as a whole. This course is an overview for individuals working in the medical office and physician healthcare settings. The course was developed so that all front office, clinical and back office staff can be better prepared for an active shooter/work place violence situation in their work environment.  

11:05am-11:35am   
Grand Exhibition Center

Break

11:35am-12:35pm 
Salon 3 & 4

Closing Keynote
Transform Your Practice Management: 10 Executive Strategies to Improve Productivity, Profits, and Communication

Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, Commander, US Navy (ret), CEO – Productive Leaders
Session Description:Practice managers must stay ahead of trends and technologies to lead their teams, attract top talent, and make their practices effective. Is your practice ready to respond to patients via live streaming? Are you using medical treatment apps? Are you helping patients use technology to track their prescriptions? Is your practice leading the way into the future of health care?  

12:35pm-2:00pm   
Grand Exhibition Center

Lunch, Raffles and Giveaway Prizes

Content, speakers and times subject to change 

2:00pm-5:00pm   
Grand Exhibition Center
Exhibitor Break Down

*Program subject to change. 

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