Schedule

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Day 1 | May 6, 2015

11:00 - 5:00

Exhibitor Desk staffed at Convention Center

9:00 - 7:00

Registration Desks staffed at the Hilton Portland, 2nd Floor

10:00 AM – 2:30 PM (includes lunch)
Pre-Conference Workshop 1

LEAN Six Sigma – White Belt Certification

Owen Dahl

Room: Skyline I

Pre-Conference Workshop 2

Mastering Excel: Tips and Tricks for Medical Practice Managers

Nate Moore

Room: Skyline II

Pre-Conference Workshop 3

ABC’s for New Practice Managers (nuts and bolts; basics on staffing, operations, budget)

Lisa Marsh

Room: Broadway 2

ACMPE Workshop

Lauren Harris (WA)
Sue Curtis (OR)

Room: Skyline III

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Excel Files:
Conditional Formatting
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VLOOKUP

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Financial Dashboards

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3:00 – 5:00 PM

General Session/Opening Keynote Presenter:

Quint Studer
Room: Pavillion Ballroom
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Opening Night Reception

Hilton Portland, Plaza Foyer


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Day 2 | May 07, 2015

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration and Exhibitor desks staffed at the Convention Center Hall E

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast and Networking in Exhibit Hall E

Sponsored by Amerinet-Health Resource Services

 

Practice & Business Development Track

Legislative Track

Leadership Development Track

Communications Track

8:00 - 9:00 AM
1A

ICD-10 Panel Discussion

Moderator: Lori Laubach
Moss Adams
Room: D138-140

1B

Legislative Update - Oregon

Courtni Dresser
Oregon Medical Association
Room: E143-144

1C

Productivity/Time Management

Mary Kelly
Room: E145-146

1D

What if something goes wrong? Resolution after an adverse healthcare incident

Melissa Parkerton
Oregon Patient Safety Commission
Room: E141-142

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9:15 - 10:15 AM
2A

Value-Based Payments

Martie Ross
PYA
Room: E145-146

2B

Employment Law Compliance Essentials - The Five Steps Every Practice Needs to Take

Randy Sutton & David Briggs
Saalfeld Griggs
Room: E143-144

2C

Leadership vs. Management - Two Distinctive and Complementary Systems of Actions

Curtis Mayes
CliftonLarsonAllen
Room: D138-140

2D

Go Slow to Go Fast

Leslie Ruminski
Providence Health & Services,

Room: E141-142

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10:30 - 11:30 AM

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Amerinet-Health Resource Services

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

General Session/Lunch

Topic: Executive Strategies to Improve Productivity and Lead Change
Mary Kelly, PhD., CDR, USN

Room: Portland Ballroom 253-255

1:00 - 1:45 PM

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Amerinet-Health Resource Services

 

Practice & Business Development Track

Legislative Track

Leadership Development Track

Communications Track

1:45 – 2:45 PM
3A

HIPAA Security Compliance–Best Practice Tips and Tools for Developing Successful Policies

Tracy Maxwell
Maxwell IT
Room: E145-146

3B

Legislative Update - Washington

Katie Kolan, JD
Washington State Medical Association
Room: E141-142

3C

Conflict Resolution: From Personal to Productive

Patti Lind
Lind Consulting Group
Room: E143-144

3D

What Patient Advocacy Means for Your Business

Robin Shapiro
Allied Health Advocates LLC
Room: D138-140

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3:00 - 4:30 PM
4A

Are Medical Scribes Right for your Practice?

Warren Johnson
ScribeX
Room: E143-144

4B

Capture Every Dime: Finding and Plugging Revenue Leaks

Laurie Morgan
Capko & Company
Room: D138-140

4C

Workflow Analysis

Tracy Maxwell and Deb Wiggs
Room: E145-146

4D

Face Time or FaceTime? Communicating Across the Generations

Leslie Ruminski, MSW & Jacqueline Reece, RN, BSN
Providence Health & Services
Room: E141-142

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4:40 - 5:30 PM

OR and WA State Business Meetings

 

Free time/travel time - break between end of meetings and recception

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Networking Reception: Portland Art Museum
1119 SW Park Avenue
Corner of SW Park & SW Main


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Day 3 | May 8, 2015

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration desk staffed at the Convention Center Hall E

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast and Networking in Exhibit Hall E
Sponsored by United HealthCare

 

Practice & Business Development Track

Legislative Track

Leadership Development Track

Communications Track

8:00 - 9:00 AM
5A

Assessing your Practice Liabilities in a Post-Reform Environment

Phil Dyer
Kibble & Prentice
Room: E145-146

5B

Washington Update – MGMA National

Jennifer McLaughlin
MGMA
Room: E141-142

5C

AVERT: Help Your Team to Recover after an Adverse Event

Ron Hofeldt
Physicians Insurance
Room: E143-144

5D

Advancing Your Social Media Strategy

Jamie Verkamp
(e)Merge
Room: D138-140

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9:15 - 10:15 AM
6A

EM Audits

Lori Laubach & Kim McNeish
Moss Adams
Room: E141-142

6B

How the ACA Affects Employers

Gary Alton
The Partners Group
Room: E143-144

6C

Dealing with Difficult Physicians: The Importance of Not Negotiating the Non-Negotiable

Patti Lind
Room: E145-146

6D

Creating Personal Health Experiences that Increase Patient Loyalty

Jamie Verkamp
 Room: D138-140

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10:15 - 11:00 AM

Final break with Exhibitors, Exhibit Hall E
Sponsored by United HealthCare

11:15 AM - 2:00 PM

Final General Session/Lunch

Speaker: Deb Wiggs, FACMPE, MGMA Board Chair

Topic: An Update from MGMA National

Speaker: Dr. Steven Eastaugh

Topic: The Straight Truth on Healthcare Reform

Room: Portland Ballroom 253-255


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