2022 Northwest Regional Meeting

Thursday, May 5 - Seattle, Washington - Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

Supported By Abbott Nutrition, AbbVie, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., & Pfizer Inc.

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By tapping into our community's wealth of knowledge and expertise, our regional programs offer you a unique mixture of targeted networking with health leaders in your area, as well as innovative educational content providing you with proven solutions to advance your organization. As a reminder, registration is a complimentary benefit of AMGA membership!

Over the course of the face-to-face meeting, presentations will focus on:

  • Physician Compensation and the Move to Value
  • Strategies to Increase Revenue & Decrease Costs
  • Strategies to Attract and Retain Staff
  • Digital and Telehealth Best Practices

AMGA is instituting a new format specifically designed to increase the interaction and networking among attendees. Time is split between succinct presentations, small group breakouts, and an open floor where attendees can consult with the group for advice on any topic. Please meet the planning committee assembling the agenda:

Brian Eichman
Chief Operating Officer, Centennial Medical Group

Jason Gray, M.D., M.B.A. (Bio)
Chief Medical Officer, Centennial Medical Group

Ann Peterson, CHFP (Bio)
Ambulatory Services Financial Officer, EvergreenHealth Medical Group

Joseph Smecker, M.H.A., CMPE (Bio)
Director of Operations, Western Washington Medical Group

Gena Tadych, R.N., M.B.A., OTR/L, CPHQ (Bio)
Regional VP of Quality, Optum Care Network Pacific Northwest, The Polyclinic

Pamela White (Bio)
Director of Specialty Care Operations, Salem Health Medical Group


Agenda

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome & Attendee Introductions
Host: Matt Mulder, M.D., CPE, MMM, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Director, Valley Medical Center & Western Regional Director, AMGA
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Digital and Telehealth Best Practices
Speaker: Todd Curtis, M.D., Informatics Physician Builder, Valley Medical Center
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Networking Break
10:25 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Strategies to Attract and Retain Staff
Speakers: Charlotte Flood, M.H.A., Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Primary Care Group, P.C. & David Carlson, D.O., M.B.A., EVP Provider Enterprise & CPO, MultiCare Medical Associates
11:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hot Topics
Moderator: Matt Mulder, M.D., CPE, MMM, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Director, Valley Medical Center & Western Regional Director, AMGA
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:50 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.  Strategies to Increase Revenue & Decrease Costs
Speaker: Rebecca Birenbaum, M.B.A., J.D., Chief Operating Officer, Vancouver Clinic
1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
1:35 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Networking Break
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Physician Compensation and the Move to Value
Speaker: Fred Horton, M.H.A., President, AMGA Consulting
2:30 p.m. Wrap-Up & Adjournment
Host: Matt Mulder, M.D., CPE, MMM, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Director, Valley Medical Center & Western Regional Director, AMGA

Questions?
For more information, please contact Joe DeLisle at 703.838.0033 ext. 355 or jdelisle@amga.org.


Full Disclosure Policy for CME Activity
As an accredited provider of continuing medical education activities, it is the policy of AMGA to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individual sponsored educational activities. All faculties, participating in any learning activity sponsored by AMGA, are required to disclose to the participants any actual or potential conflicts of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the CME activity. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, consultant companies or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation and/or directly impact patient care. Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of any off label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. A conflict of interest may be considered to exist if a faculty member or family member has a direct or indirect financial interest in the subject of the presentation. A financial interest may include, but is not limited to, being a shareholder in the organization (pharmaceutical, biomedical, device manufacturer, or another corporate entity), being on retainer with the organization, or having research or honoraria paid by the organization.

Disclosures of Planners and Faculty
All speakers and steering committee members have signed full disclosure statements and have nothing to disclose. AMGA staff who have planned the content of this conference have signed full disclosure statements and have nothing to disclose.

Accreditation Statement
AMGA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. AMGA takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credit
AMGA designates the educational activity, AMGA Northwest Regional Meeting, for a maximum of 3.75 hours in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.

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