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February 6, 2017

Leaders of the Nation’s Preeminent Healthcare Organizations Convene to Chart the Future of US Healthcare System
AMGA 2017 Annual Conference to be Held March 22-25, 2017 in Grapevine, Texas

ALEXANDRIA, VA – AMGA will host its 2017 Annual Conference March 22-25 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

The conference will bring together leaders from medical groups and integrated systems of care who are defining the future of healthcare, to share best practices and strategies for success in this dynamic environment. More than 100 educational sessions will cover topics including technology and data, care process improvement, practice management, leadership, and more.

“In the midst of changing delivery and payment models, our members are achieving remarkable outcomes for their patients and communities,” said Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE, AMGA president and chief executive officer. “At our annual conference, they will share what is working in health care and offer strategies to help their colleagues.”

Annual Conference general sessions speakers include:

  • Eric J. Topol, M.D., Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health, The Gary & Mary West Chair of Innovative Medicine; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; and Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic: The Future of Medicine: A Look at Innovation to Create the Care of Tomorrow

  • Jeremy Gutsche, Chief Executive Officer, TrendHunter: Better & Faster: Bringing Health Care Ahead of the Trends

  • Mel Robbins, ‎Entrepreneur, CNN Commentator, Contributing Editor, SUCCESS Magazine, and Best-Selling Author of Stop Saying You're Fine, and Professionalism: Reaching the Heights of Success in Your Career: The 5-Second Rule: Strategies to Achieve Your Goals

AMGA members provide care to one in three Americans and are recognized for their excellence in the delivery of coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Leaders from AMGA member groups will share their strategies that enable them to successfully engage patients, manage wellness, build partnerships, employ emerging technologies, and transition to new payment models through the Peer-to-Peer Breakout Sessions. In addition, AMGA’s public policy experts will share their insights on critical issues that will affect medical groups in both the legislative and regulatory arena. AMGA’s 2017 healthcare agenda for Congress and the Trump Administration also will be presented.  

Speakers at the conference represent leading healthcare organizations including:

Allina Health, Aurora Health Care, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. CareMount Medical, P.C. Carle Physician Group, Carolinas Healthcare System, Centura Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cornerstone Health Care, P.A./CHESS, Crystal Run Healthcare, Dean Clinic, DuPage Medical Group, Essentia Health, The Everett Clinic, Excela Health Medical Group, HealthPartners Medical Group, Henry Ford Health System, Holston Medical Group, IBM Watson Health, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Locus Health, Mayo Clinic, Mercy, MultiCare Health System, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, Ochsner Health System, Olmsted Medical Center, Optum Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, Premier Medical Associates, Prevea Health, PriMed Physicians, ProHEALTH Associates, ProHealth Physicians, Inc./OptumCare, Revere Health, Scripps Health, Sentara Medical Group, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, SSM Health, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Sutter Health, Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods, Unity Point Health, University of Utah Community Clinics, USMD Health System, The Vancouver Clinic, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, WellMed Medical Group, Wellmont Medical Associates, Wilmington Health.

An exhibit hall will host various vendor organizations that support medical groups and health systems.  More information on the event can be found at Press passes are available for members of the media. Please contact Angela Sidlauskas at

About AMGA
AMGA is a trade association leading the transformation of health care in America. Representing multispecialty medical groups and integrated systems of care, we advocate, educate, innovate and empower our members to deliver the next level of high performance health. AMGA is the national voice promoting awareness of medical groups’ recognized excellence in the delivery of coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. More than 175,000 physicians practice in our member organizations, delivering care to one in three Americans. For more information, visit