Service Lines Strategies Workshop 2009: Gastroenterology
Manage your gastroenterology program like a top service line
Are you managing gastroenterology like the rest of your service lines? Hear from three gastroenterology service line experts who give you strategies and models you can begin working with today to get the most out of your GI program by:
- Running it more like a top service line
- Integrating your service line into the rest of your facility
- Addressing upcoming changes to the service line, such as technology improvements and reimbursement
This 90-minute webcast shows you how to:
- Capture more outpatient revenue
- Assess subspecialty growth areas in digestive diseases and bariatric services
- Assess whether ASC business will come back into the hospital setting
- Find out about emerging technologies in gastroenterology
- Partner with physician groups
- Get physician buy-in and support
- Foster a culture of accountability
Gastroenterology touches patients receiving care among many different service lines. For solutions you can use to build a new, or strengthen the position of an existing GI service line, learn from HealthLeaders Media for Service Lines Strategies Workshop 2009: Gastroenterology.
- Growth projections for gastroenterology
- New devices
- Coordinating services
- Capturing outpatient revenue
- Partnership opportunities with ASCs
- Joint venture case study
- GERD and heartburn
- Therapeutic GI
- Other services
- Partnering with physician groups/physician alignment
- Establish trust
- Physician recruitment assistance
- Building clinical board with service line and hospital leaders
- Patient recruitment
- Potential impact of Accountable Care Organizations on GI service line
Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF, FASGE, FACG, CHCQM, is chief medical officer of Predictive Health, LLC, and chair of the Practice Management and Economics Committee for the American Gastroenterological Association Institute (AGA). Dr. Brill is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and has practiced for over two decades in California and Arizona. He has assisted payer organizations, employers, physician groups and specialty societies develop and implement programs to improve patient care.
Mitch Weinberg, MD, PhD, Evergreen Hospital and Medical Center, Kirkland, WA, is responsible for medical staff relations, providing the link between physicians and administration on matters of programs for care, quality of care and business issues. Dr. Weinberg, a longtime leading pediatrician in the community, was named to the VPMA position in May 2005. He has extensive leadership experience in the Evergreen organization, having served as medical staff president-elect, president and most recently immediate past-president.James W. Lord is principal and head of ECG Management Consultants, Inc.'s Midwest Healthcare practice based in St. Louis, MO. His practice focuses on physician/hospital business relationships, strategy, operations, organizational development, and incentive design.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Service line managers, medical directors, department leaders, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, physicians, administrators, and healthcare executives in marketing, planning, and business development
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