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Agenda


 Day One
Friday, August 1
 POLICY AND REIMBURSMENT: A DISRUPTIVE ENVIRONMENT
1:00 - 1:10 pm Welcome and Announcements  Course Directors
1:10 - 2:00 pm Keynote Presentation   
Implications Of Health Care Reform On GI
Steven G. Ullmann, PhD 
2:00 - 2:30 pm Questions and Answers
2:30 - 3:00 pm ICD 10: Are You Ready?
Kathleen A. Mueller, RN, CPC, CCS-P, CGCS, CMSCS, PCS, CCC 
3:00 - 3:30 pm Breaks and Exhibits 
3:30 - 4:00 pm Case Study #1: Transitioning to ICD-10
Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, FACG 
4:00 - 4:30 pm How Payors will Relate to Gastroenterologists: New Paradigms
Brian B. Kiss, MD 
4:30 - 5:00 pm Reimbursement Storm Clouds
Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF, FASGE
5:00 - 5:30 pm Panel Discussion: Implications of Policy and Reimbursement Changes
Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF, FASGE
Brian B. Kiss, MD 
Glenn D. Littenberg, MD 
5:30 - 7:00 pm  Reception and Exhibits

 Day Two
Saturday, August 2
PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT, POPULATION MANAGEMENT AND AGGREGATION: NAVIGATING UNCHARTERED WATERS
6:30 - 8:00 am  Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
8:00 - 8:05 am Welcome and Introductions
8:05 - 8:45 am KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
2014 Prognosis of Health Care
Ed Park 
8:45 - 9:30 am KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
The Value Proposition
John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF 
9:30 - 10:00 am Panel Discussions and Questions and Answers
John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF
Ed Park  
10:00 - 10:30 am Break and Exhibits   
10:30 - 11:00 am CMS Quality Initiatives: Compliance Timelines for Avoiding Payment Penalties
Glenn D. Littenberg, MD   
11:00 am - 11:20 am Case Study #2: The SONAR Project: Population
Management and Patient Engagement
Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, FACG   
11:20 - 11: 40 am Case Study #3: Bundling Payment for Screening Colonoscopy
Scott R. Ketover, MD, AGAF 
11:40 - 12:00 pm Case Study #4: Office Recalls – Financial and Clinical Implications of an Improved Patient Engagement Process
James S. Leavitt, MD   
12:00 - 12:30 pm Questions & Answers – Share Ideas
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30 - 2:00 pm Practice Consolidation - Imperatives and Implications
Michael L. Weinstein, MD
1:30 - 2:00 pm Practice Consolidation -- Imperatives and Implications
Michael L. Weinstein, MD 
2:00 - 2:30 pm Panel Discussion: Practice Consolidation Perspectives – Successes and Challenges
James S. Leavitt, MD
Glenn D. Littenberg, MD
Michael L. Weinstein, MD 
2:30 - 3:00 pm Break and Exhibits (Last day for Exhibits)
3:00 - 3:45 pm ASC Efficiency
Barbara G. Tauscher, MHA, FACMPE  
3:45 - 4:30 pm Office Efficiency
Frank J. Chapman, MBA 
4:30 - 5:15 pm
Compensation Models
James S. Leavitt, MD

Exhibit Market Place

Visit the Exhibit Market Place to learn about the latest products and services for GI clinicians.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

HOURS:
3:00 – 3:30 pm
5:30 – 7:00 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

HOURS:
6:30 – 8:00 am
10:00 – 10:30 am
12:30 – 1:30 pm
2:30 – 3:00 pm
 
Day Three
Sunday, August 3
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND MARKETING: EMBRACING THE TIDES OF CHANGE
6:30 - 7:00 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 - 7:05 am Announcement and Introductions
Course Directors  
7:05 - 7:30 am Legislative Update
Camille Bonta, MHS 
7:30 - 8:00 am Using Registry to Negotiate with Payers
Bergein (Gene) Overholt, MD, FASGE 
8:00- 8:45 am KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Why Your Practice Needs Telemedicine
Lena Cheng, MD   
8:45 - 9:00 am Questions and Answers 
9:00 - 9:30 am Transparency: The Wave of the Future
Jonathan Weiss, MD, MBA 
9:30 - 10:00 am Engaging your Patients through Social Media
Geeta Nayyar, MD, MBA  
10:00 - 10:30 am The GI Connection: A Case for the Emerging Role of Social Media for Patients, Caregivers, and Clinics
Eric Schultz
10:30 - 11: 00 am Break
11:00 - 11:30 am  Equity Model for Physician Consolidation
Eric D. Coburn 
11:30 - 11:35 am Future Belongs to the Hospital
Michael J. Goldberg, MD, MBA, AGAF, FASGE
11:45 am - 12:05 pm Future Belongs to the Doctor
James S. Leavitt, MD 
12:05 - 12:25 pm Future Belongs to Both
Frank J. Chapman, MBA
12:30 pm Course Adjourns

 

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  • "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 
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  • “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