Conference Schedule

Schedule subject to change.

Monday, August 22, 2022

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Time

Event

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception – Sponsored by ImagineSoftware

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott – Crosswinds Room
This event will include food and drinks in a lounge type setting for the Indy Class participants to mingle prior to the event kicking off on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

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Time

Event

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Check-In/Lunch

11:45 AM  - 12:00 PM

Introduction - Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP; Jamie Shoemaker, MD, FACEP

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Jumping In With Both Feet – Considerations for Starting Your Own Group - James Mullen, MD, MBA, FACEP

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly - Pitfalls of Starting your Own Group - Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Holding an RFP for Vendors for Your Group: What’s Important and What May Not Be - David Friedenson, MD, FACEP

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Break

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

EM Group Macroeconomics: Budget and Projections Basics - Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Medical Economics and Payment Models: FFS, Global Fee, Capitation, Coverage (Payor Mix) - Michael Granvosky, MD, FACEP

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Closing the Deal: Hospital-Group Contracts, Termination and Due Process - John Proctor, MD, MBA, FACEP

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

New Contract Change Management - Kristin McCabe-Kline, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHT

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion/Rapid Fire Q&A: Topics of the Day - John Proctor, MD, MBA, FACEP (Moderator)

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Top Golf Event with Transportation – Sponsored by Zotec

  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM – Transportation provided from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM – Cocktails and appetizers, followed by buffet dinner (A private space at Top Golf has been secured)
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM – Top Golf Play for all attendees, up to two golf pros will be on hand to help participants
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM – Wrap up, bar closes at 9:30 p.m.
  • 9:30 PM – Transportation provided back to the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

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Time

Event

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Check-In/Breakfast

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks - Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP; Jamie Shoemaker, MD, FACEP

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

ACEP and EMBC as Part of Your Practice Management Team - Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP; Jamie Shoemaker, MD, FACEP

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Negotiating Employee Contracts: Levers and Deliverables - Kristin McCabe-Kline, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHT

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Roundtable Discussions: Administration Disaster Management 101 - Heidi Best, MD, FACEP; Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP; Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Enter the Matrix: Strategies for Successful Shift Staffing - Heidi Best, MD, FACEP

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reports and Feedback You Might Expect From Your Revenue Cycle Management Vendor - David Friedenson, MD, FACEP

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Who is in Charge Here Anyway? - Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Responding to an RFP: How to Win Your First Contract - James Mullen, MD, MBA, FACEP

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Break

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Roundtable Discussions: Changing Dynamics of Group Management - Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP; Michael Granvosky, MD, FACEP; Kristin McCabe-Kline, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHT; John Proctor, MD, MBA, FACEP

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Playing the Long Game: Recruiting and Retention of Physicians, Clinicians and Staff  - Heidi Best, MD, FACEP

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Payor Trends: Moving Toward VALUE in EM in Contrast to Fee-for-Service (ACEP's EM AUCM Model) - Michael Granvosky, MD, FACEP

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion/Rapid Fire Q&A: Topics of the Day - John Proctor, MD, MBA, FACEP

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sidecar Social Reception with Transportation – Sponsored by EMBC



Transportation provided from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott to Sidecar Social at 5:30 pm.

Please join us for cocktails, dinner, complimentary games – bocce ball, corn hole, pop-a-shot, foosball, outdoor ping pong, and darts. Live band karaoke starts at 8 pm.

Transportation provided back to the Marriott at 9:30 pm.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

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Time

Event

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM

Check-In/Breakfast

8:25 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks - Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP; Jamie Shoemaker, MD, FACEP

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Payer Games: Denials and Downcoding - David Friedenson, MD, FACEP

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Telemedicine: A New World of Opportunity - Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Roundtable Discussions: Diversifying your Service Lines - Heidi Best, MD, FACEP; David Friedenson, MD, FACEP; Kristin McCabe-Kline, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHT; James Mullen, MD, MBA, FACEP

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM     

Procedures and Other Revenue Streams in the ED: I Didn’t Realize I Could be Paid for That - David Friedenson, MD, FACEP

11:30 AM  - 12:00 PM

Know When to Hold Them, Know When to Fold Them: Negotiating with Payors - Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM     

Turning Data Into Intelligence - James Mullen, MD, MBA, FACEP

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch / Closing Remarks - Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP; Jamie Shoemaker, MD, FACEP

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