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12th Annual Fall Conference
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Congratulations to Quadax 2011 Business Partner of Year

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Congratulations to Wills Memorial - 2011 Hospital of the Year
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AGENDA OF EVENTS
Wednesday – 11/16
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Member Registration
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Executive Leadership Class of 2011 Final Session
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM New Member/New Partner HTH Orientation – Jimmy Lewis
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception followed by Dinner Buffet
Thursday – 11/17 2011 HTH Fall Conference Learning Outcomes.pdf
7:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet
8:00 AM - Welcome and Introductions – Kathy Whitmire, HomeTown Health, Managing Director
8:15 AM - The State of Georgia Rural Hospitals - Jimmy Lewis, HomeTown Health, CEO Jimmy Lewis The State of GA Rural Hospitals 11-17-2011.pdf
9:00 AM - Survival in 2012 and Beyond4 Essential Requirements (Survival in 2012 & Beyond - Changes by Ben Floyd.pdf, Survival in 2012 & Beyond - Revenue Cycle by Lynne Byrd, Archbold.pdf)
PANEL: Change -Sue Spivey, Irwin County CEO, Technology- Anil Jain, Northridge Medical Center CFO, Leadership – Jeff Dunn, North Georgia CEO, Revenue Mgmt - Lynne P. Byrd, Archbold VP of Revenue Cycle
10:00 AM - Break
10:20 AM - DCH Medicaid – HP - CMO – Navigant Discussion
PANEL: Jerry Dubberly, GA Medicaid Director and Cheryl Collier, HP led by Jimmy Lewis
11:15 AM - Effects of Redistricting for Rural Georgia - David Tatum, CHOA (Effects of Redistricting for Rural Georgia by David Tatum.pdf)
12:00 PM - Lunch – Afternoon Activities – Golf – Tour Callaway Gardens
5:30 PM - Business Partner Reception & Dinner
7:00 PM - Blue Grass Band and Callaway Fantasy of Lights Tour

Friday – 11/18
7:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet
8:00 AM - A New Day in the Future of Health Care - Kirk McGhee, VP of Kaiser Permanente (A New Day in the Future of Healthcare by Kirk McGhee.pdf)
8:45 AM- GA HIT Health Information Technology Initiatives – Led by Kathy Whitmire
PANEL: Meaningful Use Resources - Dr. Denise Hines, GA-HITREC; Attestation - David Flanders, Emanuel Medical Center, CIO; MU Assessment Results - Steve Cherry, President ION IT; Medicaid Incentive Program – Don Cole, Representative from DCH
9: 30 AM - Telehealth Update – Rena Brewer, Director, Southeast Telehealth Resource Center (Georgia Telehealth Update by Rena Brewer.pdf)
9:50 AM - Break & Rapid Checkout
10:10 AM - KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Commissioner David Cook, Dept of Community Health
11:10 AM - Health Insurance Exchange – What Hospitals Need to do to Prepare - Ryan Teague, Executive Counsel to Governor Deal
11:50 AM - Value Based Purchasing/ACO Discussion (Value Based Purchasing - ACO Discussion.pdf)
PANEL: Rhonda Durden, CFO, Rusty Ross, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, and Mike Scribner, Strategic Health Partners
12:30 PM - Final Awards and Door Prize Drawings
12:45 PM - Adjourn with Box Lunch