Practice Management Symposium

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Chairmen: Jack M. Bert, MD
CME Credits: 2.25
Room: Salon 7

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Examine new models of alternative payments such as garnishing, bundled payments, joint ventures and co-management
  • Apply the concepts of patient-centered outcomes, cost-effectiveness and advocacy to their practice
  • Investigate ways to improve atypical aspects of their practice such as disability and retirement planning, research and legal-system interaction issues

4:30 PM Introduction: Where are we in 2018?
Jack M. Bert, MD
4:30 PM Employment Contracts with Hospitals or Groups: What to Avoid!
Louis F. McIntyre, MD
4:45 PM Relationships with Hospitals, Device Companies, and Other Physicians: What you Can and Can't Do!
David Glaser, JD
5:00 PM Collecting Patient Data: Is it Really Important
William R. Beach, MD
5:15 PM Are Bundled Payments Really Going to Affect Me?
Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD
5:30 PM Stump the Health Care Attorney: Bring your Questions
Moderators: David Glaser, JD, Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD
6:00 PM Alternative Payment Models: How Do I Attract the Growing Number of Self-Pay Patients to My Practice?
Michael T. Havig, MD
6:00 PM Real Life Practice Problems of Orthopedic Surgeons in Groups or Hospital Employed: What do I do Now?
Moderators: Jack M. Bert, MD, Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD
Panel: William R. Beach, MD, David Glaser, JD, Louis F. McIntyre, MD, Damian Novak, MBA
6:45 PM Adjourn