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2015 Time for a Check-Up: Improving the Business Health of Your Practice

September 2, 2015 08:01 AM



Who Should Attend

Physicians with administrative responsibilities for their practice should attend this conference to learn strategies for better managing the practice. Practice managers/administrators are also encouraged to attend so that they can work with their physician(s) to implement these changes.

Desired Learning Outcomes

  • Develop communication message objectives and deliver messages clearly and more effectively, aligning voice and body language, to influence others in a positive manner.
  • Become empowered to make an informed decision regarding the selling of a medical practice to a hospital; understand the advantages of remaining independent and the pitfalls of selling.
  • Implement simple strategies for how to avoid common mistakes made while managing a medical practice, how to recover from future mistakes, and how to improve the overall business operations of a practice.
  • Take initiative to find answers to legal questions frequently asked by medical practices including how to comply with new reporting requirements.
  • Handle employee leave issues as well as wage and hour issues appropriately, effectively and with more confidence.

Speaker Biographies


Tentative Program Schedule

Time Topic Speaker


7:30 - 8:15 a.m.      

Registration and Breakfast  
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Dov Shapiro, Md


8:30 - 9:30 a.m. The Pinnacle Method for Communication

Gary Mills

Pinnacle Performance Company

9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  
9:45 - 11:00 a.m. The Role of Physicians and Medical Group Administrators in a World of Consolodations

Steven M. Harris, Esq.

McDonald Hopkins

11:00-11:15 a.m. Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  
11:15-12:30 p.m. 10 Mistakes We Keep Making While Manageing our Practices

Kyle Matthews, CMPE

CardioVascular Associates of Mesa, P.C.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  
1:30 - 2:45 p.m. The Lawyer is in, Your Medical-Legal Check-up

Robert John Kane, JD

Illinois State Medical Society

2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Navigating the Bermuda Triangle: How to Successfully Manage Three Important Areas of Employee Leave as well as Wage and Hour Issues

E. Jason Tremblay, JD

Arnstein & Lehr, LLP

4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Complete Evaluations and Adjourn  





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