Networking Discussion Groups

Participate in a Networking Discussion Group session on Friday, April 12, from 10:00 to 11:00 am and join your peers from healthcare organizations of similar type and size for structured networking and discussions. Take part in these lively and free-flowing discussions to share common experiences and find new solutions to challenges. All full conference registrants can attend any one of these discussion groups, facilitated by content leaders pertaining to that specific group type

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Share pearls from the conference and describe their biggest takeaway, including a plan to implement when they return to their practice.
  • Describe how the impact certain sessions had on them mimic and differ from others in the session.

Maximum Credit Hours: 1 CME; 1.2 CPE; 1 ACHE Qualified Education

  • Academic/Faculty Practices
    Facilitator: Thalia Baker, FACMPE, Associate Vice President, Primary Care, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation

  • Independent Physician Associations/Clinically Integrated Networks
    Facilitator: Lisa Trumble, President and CEO, SoNE Health

  • Groups Independent of a Hospital
    Facilitator: Michelle Chewning, CPA, Controller, Boice-Willis Clinic, PA 

  • Hospital-Affiliated Practices/Integrated Delivery Systems
    Facilitator: Narayana Murali, MD, System Chief Medical Officer, Medicine Services, Geisinger

  • Medical Groups with 3–50 FTE Physicians
    Facilitator: TBA

  • Medical Groups with 51–150 FTE Physicians
    Facilitators: Roger Kapoor, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President, Beloit Health System; and Mack Howell, Chief Operating Officer, Owensboro Health Medical Group

  • Medical Groups with 151–500 FTE Physicians
    Facilitator: Bedri M. Yusuf, MD, MBA, Chief Physician Executive, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

  • Medical Groups with 501–1,000 FTE Physicians
    Facilitators: Jeanine Bulan, MD, FACP, Associate CMO, Primary Care and Population Health, Atlantic Medical Group; and Mark Patterson, MD, FACS, President, Ballad Health Medical Associates

  • Medical Groups with 1,001 or More FTE Physicians
    Facilitators: Vicky Hines, MHA, Chief Operating Officer, University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group; and Vice President, University of Rochester Medical Center; and David Vega, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, WellSpan Health

  • Hospital Leaders Executive Session
    Facilitator: TBA