Saturday, August 31, 2013

Physicians Summit 2013

The upcoming Physicians Summit 2013 looks like a great event.

The conference will occur November 1-2, 2013 in Dallas, TX.  Participants can earn up to 17.25 hours of CME credit.  Go to the website for more information.

(I won't be able to attend because of my work schedule but I thought I'd list the lineup of topics and speakers below for those who might be interested.)

Keynote Speaker: Grace-Marie Turner

Featured participants include:
Dr. Lee Hieb, orthopedic surgeon, past president of AAPS, free-market author and lecturer... Dr. G. Keith Smith, anestheologist and pioneer in market-based, transparent pricing models, recently interviewed on Fox Business Channel's John Stossel show... Dr. Beth Haynes, Executive Director, Benjamin Rush Society, founder, Black Ribbon Project, Executive Board Member, D4PC, frequent speaker on how the free-market maximizes benefits for doctors and patients... Dr. Farid Naffah, anestheologist, author of the national attention-getting article "The Risks and Perils of Obamacare," and recently interviewed on FBN's Gerri Willis show...Howard Neiswender, expert in private practice and personal legal issues... Dr. Reed Wilson, cardiologist and internist, founder of Private Practice Doctors, medical consultant, and frequent guest on national media... Dr. Lee S. Gross, family medical physician, published cardiology and diabetes expert, and free market activist... Myra Roberts, CPA, CVA, AEP, estate and financial planning services to private practices, high net worth individuals, estates, and trusts... Dr. Arlen Meyers, MBA, President and CEO of SoPE, former Harvard-Macy Fellow, Fulbright Scholar, and named as one of the 50 most influential healthcare executives of 2011 by Modern Healthcare Magazine... Dr. Jeffrey Segal, neurosurgeon, CEO of Medical Justice, expert in minimizing litigation and online reputation management... others to be announced...
Topics to be fully explored during lectures, presentations, panels, and workshops include:
• Practical instruction on how to save practices from the onslaught of the new healthcare law and regulations
• Learning from those who have figured out how to practice medicine in a way that they love, is lucrative, and with much less hassle
• Getting back to what you went into medicine for — helping patients while receiving a fair compensation for your expertise
• Analysis of a for-profit surgical center that outperforms and undercharges non-profit hospitals
• Why and how doctors make great entrepreneurs
• Adopting a primary care practice model that's affordable for the uninsured and underinsured, and which you can ease into without having to stop taking insurance and Medicare...until and unless you want to
• Review of several practices that charge cash for time...for less than insurance co-pays
• Learning how to help local small businesses care for their employees by partnering with you and self-insuring
• Partnering with local diagnostic and imaging centers to provide your patients the best deal—creating win-win medicine
• Private Practice organizational structures and capital preservation
• To what end has Obamacare been designed to fail, why, and what's next?
• Maintaining a secure digital presence, both professionally and personally
• And much more...