Sunday, June 24, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Foyer

    Sunday, June 24, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: Bassano 2601
    Meet with your fellow certificate holders and enjoy this space designed especially for you. We applaud you for your commitment to excellence and pursuit of professional development....
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      • Room: Sands Foyer
      Stop by the Strata Cost Accounting Café located in the Sands Lobby to redeem the complimentary coffee coupon from the conference coupon book. Choose from several options including specialty drinks... Read More
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        • Room: Sands Foyer
        If the conference had a living room, this would be it. The Collaboration Hub is your space for impromptu meetings, relaxation, checking emails, and more. The hub also features Tech... Read More
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          • Room: Titian
          • Session Number: CW2
           This session will highlight HFMA’s efforts and initiatives around hot industry topics, including Healthcare Consumerism, Mergers & Acquisitions, Total Cost of Care and Diversity & Inclusion. The section on Diversity... Read More
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          • Update
          • Workshop
          • Room: Venetian D
          • Session Number: CW3
          This session will address contract review in the current healthcare environment. The speakers will show how an academic medical system revolutionized the way contracts are reviewed and managed by adopting... Read More
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          • Intermediate
          • Workshop
          • Room: Veronese
          • Session Number: CW1
          This session will provide the unique perspective of a provider and a business partner on how strategic collaboration with multiple departments can positively impact revenue cycle and other financial performance... Read More
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          • Basic
          • Workshop
          • Room: Venetian C
          • Session Number: CW4
          This session will help attendees tackle decisions about managing revenue and costs during this era of financial uncertainty. The speakers will present a multidisciplinary approach to gain control of new... Read More
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          • Advance
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          • Room: Bellini
          • Session Number: CW6
          In this session, you’ll examine the concept of workforce optimization, an integrated process consisting of five key factors: workflow process maps, workload requirements, productivity by job function, quality measures for... Read More
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          • Intermediate
          • Workshop

          Sunday, June 24, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

          • Room: Venetian Ballroom
          • Session Number: KN1
          As a Millennial leader, mentor and researcher, Dan Schawbel has dissected the cultural, technological and economic drivers that make these generations different. After surveying thousands of Millennials, and Generation Z’s, from across the world, he’s uncovered essential information about their workplace needs, learning habits and leadership styles, that will impact... Read More
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          Keynote
          Dan Schawbel
          Millennial Career & Workplace Expert
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          • General/ Keynote

          Sunday, June 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Hall D
          Kick off the conference with peers and colleagues immediately following the Sunday opening keynote session. Enjoy great food, beverages, and time to connect with fellow attendees.  ...
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            Monday, June 25, 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

            • Room: Sands Foyer
            If the conference had a living room, this would be it. The Collaboration Hub is your space for impromptu meetings, relaxation, checking emails, and more. The hub also features Tech Bar which will be staffed with tech gurus who are fluent in geek speak and can translate for the rest... Read More
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              Monday, June 25, 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM

              • Room: Sands Foyer

                Monday, June 25, 6:45 AM - 8:00 AM

                • Room: Artist Foyer
                Start your day off energized. Whether you “grab and go” or sit and network over breakfast, be sure to stop by for a bite before the keynote session....
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                  Monday, June 25, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

                  • Room: Veronese
                  • Session Number: ER1
                  Join your peers for dynamic, spirited conversations on issues that are top-of-mind for industry members.  There will be a variety of categories, ranging from the technical to strategic to a... Read More
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                  • Overview
                  • Workshop
                  • Room: Bellini
                  • Session Number: ER3
                  First time at the Annual Conference?  Join us for an informal “meet and greet” that will walk you through the mysteries of events and activities, and help you make sense... Read More
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                  • Room: Titian
                  • Session Number: ER2
                  Apps to Boost Personal & Professional Productivity:   We’re constantly being asked to do more with less. Luckily, technology is advancing in multiple ways to help us get organized and efficient, all... Read More
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                  Monday, June 25, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                  • Room: Bassano 2601
                  Meet with your fellow certificate holders and enjoy this space designed especially for you. We applaud you for your commitment to excellence and pursuit of professional development....
                    • Room: Sands Foyer
                    Stop by the Strata Cost Accounting Café located in the Sands Lobby to redeem the complimentary coffee coupon from the conference coupon book. Choose from several options including specialty drinks... Read More
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                      Monday, June 25, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                      • Room: Bassano 2602
                      Ever wonder about the people behind those engaging posts and interesting questions? Stop by the Forum Networking Lounge to meet your fellow forum members face-to-face. Continue the latest forum discussions or ask how your peers are addressing the issues you face....
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                        Monday, June 25, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

                        • Room: Venetian Ballroom
                        The future is coming fast, but it’s incredibly exciting. Join HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer as he presents his annual industry update. ...
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                        General
                        Joseph Fifer
                        President & CEO
                        HFMA
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                        • General/ Keynote

                        Monday, June 25, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                        • Room: Venetian Ballroom
                        • Session Number: KN2
                        The future is coming fast, but it’s incredibly exciting.  Hear Nicholas Webb discuss the great news about disruptive innovation, how new technologies will improve quality of life, health, and connectivity, how to make innovation real in your organization, and surfing the three waves of the future. You’ll learn how to... Read More
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                        Keynote
                        Nicholas Webb
                        Innovator and Health Technology Inventor
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                        • Overview
                        • General/ Keynote

                        Monday, June 25, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                        • Room: Sands Foyer
                        Stop by the Relaxation Station for a refreshing lemonade and rejuvenating chair massage. Professional massage therapists will provide an upper body chair massage to relax the classic tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms. Foot massage stations are also available to relive aching, tired feet. Walk away feeling... Read More
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                        Sponsored byThe SSI Group

                          Monday, June 25, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

                          • Room: Bellini
                          • Session Number: FS5
                          In this session, you’ll obtain insight into how the Center’s Acceleration Lab seeks to energize and empower individuals on the frontlines of care who have the passion and insight to... Read More
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                          • Feature
                          • Room: Veronese
                          • Session Number: FS1
                          There is rising interest in leveraging technology to help revenue cycle managers, how do the various technologies impact performance?  In this session, you'll review the concepts of dashboards, analytics, machine... Read More
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                          • Room: Venetian CD
                          • Session Number: FS4
                          In this session, you'll hear how Oak Street Health leverages data, invests in primary care, and uses a team-based approach to care to drive satisfaction scores and quality metrics, while... Read More
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                          • Room: Venetian AB
                          • Session Number: FS3
                          In this session, you’ll discover the principles of enterprise excellence, and how the principles are the framework for everything else. Then, you’ll explore how specific behaviors are anchored in principles, and... Read More
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                          • Room: Marco Polo
                          • Session Number: CH2
                          In this session, Dr. Avitzur will discuss medical trends and lessons learned that impact patient trust, including physician-patient communications, patient health data security, ownership of EHR records and information, “best... Read More
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                          • Room: Titian
                          • Session Number: FS2
                          ​This session will present an overview of the Washington environment as it impacts healthcare policy, focusing particularly on Medicare. You'll review current cost concerns and efforts to address them, as... Read More
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                          • Feature
                          • Room: Galileo
                          • Session Number: CH3
                          This session will offer a glimpse into how artificial intelligence  and other data collection tools can reduce burdens and improve workflows for clinicians, as well as identify population health risks... Read More
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                          • Cohort Featured
                          • Room: Casanova
                          • Session Number: CH1
                          While skyrocketing healthcare costs have many drivers, bringing together shared insights from both clinical and financial leaders remains a critical element of making care affordable.  In this session, you'll hear... Read More
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                          • Cohort Featured

                          Monday, June 25, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

                          • Room: Exhibit Hall C
                          It’s easier than ever to find and discover new ideas and business solutions in the Exhibit Hall. More than 400 companies will be exhibiting. Visit the Innovation Hub (at end of rows 800–1000) to learn about the emergent ideas making waves in the industry and vote on your favorites. Participate... Read More
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                            Monday, June 25, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

                            • Room: Veronese
                            • Session Number: A01
                            This executive-focused session will reveal how to use business intelligence to develop solutions and create new initiatives within various revenue cycle areas. Topics will include measuring cost productivity, implementing predictive... Read More
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                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Marco Polo
                            • Session Number: CH2A
                            This session will offer attendees three essential strategies for attracting and retaining clients:  improving patient access through retail clinics, virtual care, and other techniques; creating a data-driven pricing strategy for... Read More
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                            • Intermediate
                            • Cohort Breakout
                            • Room: Venetian CD
                            • Session Number: A04
                            This session will reveal how one physican practice succesfully negotiated next-generation payer contracts. The presenters will discuss the key elements of alternative payment models, and the fundamentals of value-based contracting... Read More
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                            • Intermediate
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Titian
                            • Session Number: A02
                            Healthcare providers are increasingly targeted by cyber security attacks seeking to gain access to patient data. This session will examine national surveys on security readiness and ransomware attacks in healthcare... Read More
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                            • Intermediate
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Bellini
                            • Session Number: A05
                            This session will focus on the value of standardization in a healthcare setting using a case study from a three-hospital system.  You’ll learn how standardization achieved through updated technology, Lean... Read More
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                            • Advance
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Venetian AB
                            • Session Number: A03
                            Almost $10 billion in charitable contributions is given to U.S. hospitals annually. This session will explore the rationale for philanthropy as a strategic revenue source, illuminate strategies to increase donations,... Read More
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                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Casanova
                            • Session Number: CH1A
                            This session will explore a case study of a large health organization that went “upstream” to address the social determinants of health where its patients live. You’ll engage with the... Read More
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                            • Intermediate
                            • Cohort Breakout
                            • Room: Galileo
                            • Session Number: CH3A
                            Attendees to this session will explore how to unlock the power of data-driven care by using healthcare analytics meaningfully. The presenter will discuss where healthcare organizations should focus analytics efforts... Read More
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                            • Advance
                            • Cohort Breakout

                            Monday, June 25, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

                            • Room: Bellini
                            • Session Number: B05
                            This session will provide an overview of current and new financial reporting requirements from various groups, including recent actions from GASB and FASB, as well as explore impacts on your... Read More
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                            • Update
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Venetian AB
                            • Session Number: B03
                            In this session, attendees will explore opportunities for making the healthcare revenue cycle similar to retail. Topics will include price transparency, consumer reviews/ratings, point-of-service payment adjudication, and end-to-end coordination of... Read More
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                            • Update
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Marco Polo
                            • Session Number: CH2B
                            In this panel session, Revenue Cycle leaders from forward thinking health systems will discuss how they are bringing a customer-centric mindset to the patient financial journey.  We will discuss the... Read More
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                            • Update
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                            • Room: Galileo
                            • Session Number: CH3B
                            This session will provide an overview of the categories of value-based contracts, and outline the data, analytics, and information required for effective negotiation. Attendees will consider analytic concepts and modeling... Read More
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                            • Advance
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                            • Room: Venetian CD
                            • Session Number: B04
                            This session will explore the latest trends in physician compensation and recruiting incentives. The presenter will offer strategic insights relative to the financial implications of physician recruitment in the era... Read More
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                            • Intermediate
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Titian
                            • Session Number: B02
                            This session will explain how the cost reporting worksheet S-10 will affect hospital payments for uncompensated care. It will emphasize best strategies for completing the worksheet. Attendees will also learn... Read More
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                            • Advance
                            • Freestyle Breakout
                            • Room: Casanova
                            • Session Number: CH1B
                            This session will feature a case study of a major healthcare organization that is leveraging the transition from fee-for-service to fee-for-value to drive clinical improvements and financial results. You’ll also... Read More
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                            • Intermediate
                            • Cohort Breakout
                            • Room: Veronese
                            • Session Number: B01
                            This session will explore how a speech tool embedded with artificial intelligence capabilities can improve physician documentation. Attendees will learn how the tool enables physicians to capture a complete picture... Read More
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                            • Advance
                            • Freestyle Breakout

                            Monday, June 25, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

                            • Room: Exhibit Hall C
                            Ease into your evening plans. Unwind and mingle with fellow attendees and exhibitors over beverage and hors d’oeuvres. It’s easier than ever to find and discover new ideas and business solutions in the Exhibit Hall. More than 400 companies will be exhibiting. Visit the Innovation Hub (at end of rows 800–1000)... Read More
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                              Monday, June 25, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

                              Tuesday, June 26, 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                              • Room: Sands Foyer
                              If the conference had a living room, this would be it. The Collaboration Hub is your space for impromptu meetings, relaxation, checking emails, and more. The hub also features Tech Bar which will be staffed with tech gurus who are fluent in geek speak and can translate for the rest... Read More
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                                Tuesday, June 26, 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                • Room: Sands Foyer

                                  Tuesday, June 26, 6:45 AM - 8:00 AM

                                  • Room: Artist Foyer
                                  Start your day off energized. Whether you “grab and go” or sit and network over breakfast, be sure to stop by for a bite before the key note session....
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                                    Tuesday, June 26, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

                                    • Room: Veronese
                                    • Session Number: ER4
                                    Join your peers for dynamic, spirited conversations on issues that are top-of-mind for industry members.  There will be a variety of categories, ranging from the technical to strategic to a... Read More
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                                    • Overview
                                    • Workshop
                                    • Room: Bellini
                                    • Session Number: ER6
                                    What do you do if Medicare announces another rate cut? How will you react if the hospital across town lures away your cardio-thoracic surgeons? How will you survive if BC/BS... Read More
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                                    • Room: Titian
                                    • Session Number: ER5
                                    Break Your Excel Habit & Choose the RIGHT Tool for the Task:  It’s right there, in your Microsoft Office Suite, ready for action at any time. But, is Excel really the... Read More
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                                    • Overview
                                    • Workshop

                                    Tuesday, June 26, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                                    • Room: Bassano 2601
                                    Meet with your fellow certificate holders and enjoy this space designed especially for you. We applaud you for your commitment to excellence and pursuit of professional development....
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                                      • Room: Sands Foyer
                                      Stop by the Strata Cost Accounting Café located in the Sands Lobby to redeem the complimentary coffee coupon from the conference coupon book. Choose from several options including specialty drinks... Read More
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                                        Tuesday, June 26, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                        • Room: Bassano 2602
                                        Ever wonder about the people behind those engaging posts and interesting questions? Stop by the Forum Networking Lounge to meet your fellow forum members face-to-face. Continue the latest forum discussions or ask how your peers are addressing the issues you face....
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                                          Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

                                          • Room: Venetian Ballroom
                                          This session will begin with the installation of HFMA‘s 2018-19 National Chair, Kevin Brennan, who will then share his vision for “Imagining Tomorrow,” including a discussion of creating a strong foundation for effective execution of that vision....
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                                          Kevin Brennan
                                          Executive VP, Finance & CFO
                                          Geisinger Health System
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                                          • General/ Keynote

                                          Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                          • Room: Venetian Ballroom
                                          • Session Number: KN3
                                          A perfect storm driven by the convergence of policy, provider models, payer innovations and the rise of consumerism is resulting in a move from the historical zero-sum approach in healthcare to a period of explosive connectedness, alignment and synergism. Dr. Pillay will illustrate how for the very first time in... Read More
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                                          Keynote
                                          Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD
                                          Medical Futurist, Physician, & Professor
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                                          • Overview
                                          • General/ Keynote

                                          Tuesday, June 26, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                                          • Room: Sands Foyer
                                          Stop by the Relaxation Station for a refreshing lemonade and rejuvenating chair massage. Professional massage therapists will provide an upper body chair massage to relax the classic tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms. Foot massage stations are also available to relive aching, tired feet. Walk away feeling... Read More
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                                          Sponsored byThe SSI Group

                                            Tuesday, June 26, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

                                            • Room: Veronese
                                            • Session Number: FS6
                                            This session will explore current industry trends as they relate to hospital mergers and acquisitions, which have been on the rise ever since the Affordable Care Act started to change... Read More
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                                            • Room: Casanova
                                            • Session Number: CH4
                                            Improving America’s health system requires taking better care of the patients with the costliest and most complex conditions. These individuals, who account for 5 percent of the U.S. population but... Read More
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                                            • Cohort Featured
                                            • Room: Bellini
                                            • Session Number: FS10
                                            Tinkering with digital is insufficient.  Organization’s that aren't mobilizing the entire enterprise to embrace digital transformation are putting themselves at a significant strategic disadvantage (from both industry incumbents and new... Read More
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                                            • Room: Marco Polo
                                            • Session Number: CH5
                                            In this interactive discussion, participants will gain insights on eight essential actions for organizations to embrace to be best positioned for experience improvement. These principles serve as aspirational and affirmative... Read More
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                                            • Cohort Featured
                                            • Room: Venetian AB
                                            • Session Number: FS8
                                            An expert panel will share their unique perspectives on creating the building blocks of preparedness--for natural disasters, for tragedy, and for disruption.  You'll hear from three organizations who have first-hand... Read More
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                                            • Feature
                                            • Room: Venetian CD
                                            • Session Number: FS9
                                            Value-based reimbursement success hinges on decreasing low-value care across patient populations. Hear how one organization, in addition to pursuing care management initiatives, has focused on eliminating the delivery of low-value... Read More
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                                            • Room: Titian
                                            • Session Number: FS7
                                            Medicaid is now the single largest source of coverage in the US in terms of the number of individuals enrolled.  With the continued federal efforts to reshape and restructure the... Read More
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                                            • Room: Galileo
                                            • Session Number: CH6
                                            Watson Health aspires to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights. Dr. Latts will discuss how... Read More
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                                            • Cohort Featured

                                            Tuesday, June 26, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

                                            • Room: Exhibit Hall C
                                            It’s easier than ever to find and discover new ideas and business solutions in the Exhibit Hall. More than 400 companies will be exhibiting. Visit the Innovation Hub (at end of rows 800–1000) to learn about the emergent ideas making waves in the industry and to vote on your favorites.... Read More
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                                              Tuesday, June 26, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

                                              • Room: Venetian AB
                                              • Session Number: C03
                                              This interactive session will introduce the foundations of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and deep learning. The presenter will offer easy-to-understand and relatable examples, with an emphasis on the practical... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Venetian CD
                                              • Session Number: C04
                                              Review strategies a large health system deployed to meet the challenges of new payment models, including episodic bundled arrangements, and learn how to succeed with such payment arrangements by leveraging... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Bellini
                                              • Session Number: C05
                                              This session will guide attendees through the myriad complex reporting challenges that accompany value-based care programs. Topics covered will include streamlining data, capturing patient severity, maximizing electronic health record usability,... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Titian
                                              • Session Number: C02
                                              In this session, attendees will hear about the latest healthcare regulatory and legislative issues moving through Congress, Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Veronese
                                              • Session Number: C01
                                              Attendees to this session will learn how daily patient engagement can improve care of defined health conditions. The speakers will present a case study of an organization that used an... Read More
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                                              • Overview
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Casanova
                                              • Session Number: CH4A
                                              In this session, you’ll review one organization’s experience with a shared savings ACO developed by a major insurer and a clinic, and learn how the clinic used performance dashboards, risk... Read More
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                                              • Room: Marco Polo
                                              • Session Number: CH5A
                                              This session will reveal how one healthcare organization has developed a revenue cycle that delivers a personalized experience to every patient. You’ll learn how this program creates a patient-led work... Read More
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                                              • Overview
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                                              • Room: Galileo
                                              • Session Number: CH6A
                                              You’ll review the “build-operate-reiterate” IT engagement model, which offers the flexibility to change as needs evolve, and thenn examine a case study of one of the largest ACOs in the... Read More
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                                              • Basic
                                              • Cohort Breakout

                                              Tuesday, June 26, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

                                              • Room: Venetian CD
                                              • Session Number: D04
                                              In this session, you’ll review and consider the issues surrounding the assumption of greater risk in today’s value-based payment environment. A case study will examine how one health system prepared... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Casanova
                                              • Session Number: CH4B
                                              In this session, attendees will get an actuary’s perspective on bending the healthcare cost curve. The speaker will discuss how to apply predictive models to identify potential high cost patients;... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Cohort Breakout
                                              • Room: Bellini
                                              • Session Number: D05
                                              This session will explain what blockchain is, including its role as the backbone to an honest and transparent transactional system. You’ll review the context, history, and technology behind blockchain, and... Read More
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                                              • Overview
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Venetian AB
                                              • Session Number: D03
                                              This session will reveal the design and innovation principles two university healthcare systems used to innovatively and pragmatically address their business problems. You’ll learn new ways of executing strategic initiatives... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Marco Polo
                                              • Session Number: CH5B
                                              Attendees to this session will consider several important issues surrounding the transition to new payment systems. You’ll examine issues such as the possibility that all payments will eventually be based... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Cohort Breakout
                                              • Room: Galileo
                                              • Session Number: CH6B
                                              This session will examine how smart algorithms and artificial intelligence are poised to transform the way we think about health care. After reviewing the ability of precision medicine to expand... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Cohort Breakout
                                              • Room: Titian
                                              • Session Number: D02
                                              The session will update attendees about Medicare changes stemming from proposed CMS rule changes for FY 2019. The speakers will explain how those changes may affect the Hospital Inpatient Prospective... Read More
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                                              • Update
                                              • Freestyle Breakout
                                              • Room: Veronese
                                              • Session Number: D01
                                              This session will explore a case study from a large health system that turned data into a powerful asset for reducing denials and underpayments. You’ll learn how the system used... Read More
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                                              • Intermediate
                                              • Freestyle Breakout

                                              Tuesday, June 26, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

                                              • Room: Venetian Ballroom
                                              Let’s celebrate! You are the forces of positive growth and development in your organizations and your combined efforts are transforming the business of healthcare. Hosted by HFMA’s Chair, the all-show party is our way of saying thanks for all you do. Join us to enjoy an evening filled with food, cocktails,... Read More

                                                Wednesday, June 27, 6:45 AM - 8:00 AM

                                                • Room: Artist Foyer
                                                Start your day off energized. Whether you “grab and go” or sit and network over breakfast, be sure to stop by for a bite before the keynote session. ...
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                                                  Wednesday, June 27, 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                  • Room: Bassano 2601
                                                  Meet with your fellow certificate holders and enjoy this space designed especially for you. We applaud you for your commitment to excellence and pursuit of professional development....
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                                                    • Room: Sands Foyer
                                                    If the conference had a living room, this would be it. The Collaboration Hub is your space for impromptu meetings, relaxation, checking emails, and more. The hub also features Tech... Read More
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                                                      • Room: Sands Foyer

                                                        Wednesday, June 27, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                        • Room: Venetian Ballroom
                                                        • Session Number: KN4
                                                        Imagine life without your cellphone, MRI’s, ATM’s or GPS. All of these technologies are a result of space exploration. Now imagine life here on earth if we are able to travel beyond our solar system.  Mae Jemison, MD, Founder and President of the Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp, is currently... Read More
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                                                        Keynote
                                                        Mae Jemison, MD
                                                        Astronaut, Physician, & Engineer
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                                                        • Overview
                                                        • General/ Keynote

                                                        Wednesday, June 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                        • Room: Sands Foyer
                                                        Stop by the Relaxation Station for a refreshing lemonade and rejuvenating chair massage. Professional massage therapists will provide an upper body chair massage to relax the classic tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms. Foot massage stations are also available to relive aching, tired feet. Walk away feeling... Read More
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                                                        Sponsored byThe SSI Group

                                                          Wednesday, June 27, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

                                                          • Room: Venetian D
                                                          • Session Number: CS4A
                                                          Fellowships are a viable way for healthcare organizations to encourage finance professionals to focus on healthcare finance as a professional career. This session will explore a case study of one... Read More
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                                                          • Advance
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Bellini
                                                          • Session Number: CS7A
                                                          In the session, attendees will learn the background and facts about physician practice “super groups.” You’ll work as a team to analyze the data, market, financial projections, IT requirements, and... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Titian
                                                          • Session Number: CS6A
                                                          Change leadership is an important skill in a rapidly evolving market such as health care. Attendees to this session will learn how to target high-yield categories of change, recognize levers... Read More
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                                                          • Advance
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Venetian B
                                                          • Session Number: CS2A
                                                          You’ll examine and discuss how to manage financial risks before, during, and after the disruption of a revenue cycle conversion, including a reviewing one organization’s experience with comprehensive risk analysis,... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Veronese
                                                          • Session Number: CS5A
                                                          This case study will explore how one health system improved its claims process through post-claim data analysis. The session will cover best practices to achieve clean claims, correct coding, compliance,... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Venetian C
                                                          • Session Number: CS3A
                                                          This session will examine the important issues behind a successful business intelligence and analytics (BI&A) program, including an overview of the seven critical aspects of any successful BI&A program. You’ll... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Venetian A
                                                          • Session Number: CS1A
                                                          This session will explore the creation of a hospital efficiency program. The speakers will discuss the development of protocols that reduce clinical variation, improve outcomes, and reduce underlying costs. Attendees... Read More
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                                                          • Advance
                                                          • Case Study

                                                          Wednesday, June 27, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                          • Room: Bellini
                                                          • Session Number: CS7B
                                                          In this session, you’ll learn about the path New York State has undertaken towards Medicaid payment reform. Speakers will discuss the options for long-term sustainability of the path, and the... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Venetian A
                                                          • Session Number: CS1B
                                                          This session will examine the challenges hospitals face regarding payer models that seek more alignment with orthopedic surgeons at a time when many procedures are shifting to physician-owned settings. You’ll... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Venetian D
                                                          • Session Number: CS4B
                                                          Medical groups are a barometer of system performance.  Explore strategies used by high-performing medical groups to succeed in both a volume-based and value-based payment world. You’ll discuss and explore topics... Read More
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                                                          • Advance
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Veronese
                                                          • Session Number: CS5B
                                                          In this interactive session, attendees will review one state’s early experience in a managed care program that implemented a single capitated system covering physical health services, behavioral health, and substance... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Titian
                                                          • Session Number: CS6B
                                                          This session will describe a robust denial prevention strategy at at a healthcare organization that reduced denials from 14 percent of gross charges to 8 percent. You’ll learn about and... Read More
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                                                          • Intermediate
                                                          • Case Study
                                                          • Room: Venetian B
                                                          • Session Number: CS2B
                                                          This session will focus on the organizational struggles related to collections, including rapidly growing patient responsibility that outpaced their patients’ ability to pay, and then the strategies, considerations, and lessons... Read More
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                                                          • Advance
                                                          • Case Study
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