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Course Directors:

 FrankFrank J. Chapman, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Ohio Gastroenterology Group
Columbus, OH
M GoldbergMichael J. Goldberg, MD, MBA, AGAF, FASGE
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Pritzker School of Medicine
North Shore University Health System
Evanston, IL 

James LeavittJames S. Leavitt, MD
Gastro Health
Miami, FL

Keynote Speakers

J AllenJohn I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF
Clinical Chief of Digestive Disease
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Dr. Allen is the Clinical Chief of Digestive Diseases. He practiced for 30 years at the University of Minnesota and then in a large single specialty gastroenterology group (Minnesota Gastroenterology) in the Twin Cities. He has an special interest in colon cancer prevention and genetic risk evaluation. He has an MBA from the University of St Thomas in Medical Group Management and currently is President-Elect of the American Gastroenterological Association. 

“John I Allen MD, MBA.” Yale Medical Group. Accessed July 3, 2014.
L ChengLena Cheng, MD
Medical Affairs
Doctor on Demand
Palo Alto, California

Lena is an internal medicinetrained physician and digital health expert with over fifteen years’ experience in clinical medicine and healthcare strategy. Her expertise is medical marketing – bridging the gap between clinical and commercial needs – for digital and innovative health companies. She is passionate about working on digital platforms that have the power to transform health in scalable, quantifiable ways. Currently, Lena heads up Medical Affairs at Doctor on Demand, the country’s largest and fastest growing video telemedicine company.
Ed Park 100pxEd Park
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Watertown, MA

Ed Park has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since July 2010. He served as the Chief Technology Officer from March 2007 to July 2010 and served as Chief Software Architect from 1998 to March 2007. Mr. Park has served on numerous industry groups (National Alliance for Health Information Technology, Certification Commission for Health Information Technology) and corporate boards (Healthpoint Services Pvt Ltd, Kyruus) and currently serves on the board of Castlight Health. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Park was a consultant for Viant, Inc. Mr. Park obtained a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Harvard College in Computer Science.

G Ulmann croppedSteven G. Ullmann, PhD
Professor and Director
Programs in and Center for Health
Sector Management and Policy
Special Assistant to the Provost
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Dr. Steven G. Ullmann is Director of Programs in Health Sector Management and Policy at the University of Miami, School of Business. He is a Professor in the Departments of Management and Economics in the School of Business Administration, and a Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology & Public Health and Family Medicine & Community Health, in the Miller School of Medicine, specializing in the areas of health care management and health care economics. Dr. Ullmann served from 1992-2007 as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and University Administration and also held the position of Dean of the Graduate School from 1999-2007. Dr. Ullmann served as Director of Academic Programs in Health Administration from 1986 to 1995.

“Dr. Steven Ullmann, PhD.” AUPHA. Accessed July 3, 2014.

Invited Faculty

Camille S. Bonta, MHS
Summit Health Care Consulting
Washington, DC
Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF, FASGE
Medical Director
FAIR Health, Inc.
Paradise Valley, AZ
Eric D. Coburn
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Managing Director
Health Care Investment Banking
New York, NY
Scott R. Ketover, MD, AGAF
Minnesota Gastroenterology, PA
Saint Paul, MN

Brian B. Kiss, MD
Senior Medical Director
Healthcare Programs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Lake Mary, FL

Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, FACG
Illinois Gastroenterology Group
Elgin, IL
Glenn D. Littenberg, MD
Southern California Gastroenterology Associates
Pasadena, CA



Eric Schultz
Executive Chairman
Chicago, IL

Kathleen A. Mueller, RN, CPC, CCS-P, CGCS, CMSCS, PCS, CCC 
AskMueller Consulting, LLC 
Lenzburg, IL
Geeta Nayyar, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Information Officer
Patient Point®
Orlando, FL
Bergein (Gene) Overholt, MD, FASGE
Gastrointestinal Associates, P.C.
Knoxville, TN
Barbara Tauscher, MHA, FACMPE 
Director of Operations
The Oregon Clinic Gastroenterology
Oregon City, OR

Michael L. Weinstein, MD
Capital Digestive Care
Chevy Chase, MD

Jonathan Weiss, MD, MBA
CEO and Founder
Health Engine
Chicago, IL

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Take a look at what GO 2013 participants had to say about the conference!

  • "I was really interested in the opportunities to create physician dashboards (monthly/quarterly) and achieve more transparency on our quality metrics and benchmarking." - GI Outlook 2013 attendee 
  • “Reviews of the overall economic factors affecting healthcare gave great perspective.”  - GI Outlook 2013 attendee 
  • “Very thorough array of topics - in depth knowledge being presented. Vendors were interesting also. Very timely in a rapidly changing environment.” - GI Outlook 2013 
  • “Encapsulating what I need to be doing and a great "up to date" snapshot of what GI practices are doing to meet today's regulatory demands. " - GI Outlook 2013 attendee 
  • “The speakers are referring to real world issues.… They are in the trenches and have "skin in it"  - GI Outlook 2013 attendee 
  • “The variation of topics is perfect for administrators and MDs who run practices. “  - GI Outlook 2013 attendee