Training (RE) Day One - Vizient Mid-Atlantic Joint Network Meeting of the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Operations Officers

Philadelphia, PA US

The Vizient Mid-Atlantic region’s CFOs and SOOs (includes COOs and CEOs of smaller hospitals within a system) are from hospitals and health systems from across PA, NY, and NJ who convene periodically to address pressing issues and challenges, learn from subject matter experts, and each other to share successes.  This event will address specific educational need around keeping pace with the changes that need to be made in todays, and the immediate future, health care environment from electronic communications between patients and providers through connected care, knowing the driving force behind the affordability crisis facing the middle class and providers, how the 304(b) Drug Discount program is changing and what to consider accordingly, recent and potential federal legislation that will affect how providers need to operate, and ways to find the right physician incentive compensation model given their organizations’ specific market, payers, specialties, etc. 

Target Audience

Finance and Accounting

Healthcare Executives

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe how hospitals and health systems are addressing electronic communications between patients and providers, including telehealth, remote monitoring, and secure communications through the use of things like patient portals including new developments in both policy and reimbursement that support this model of care
  2. List examples of what providers are implementing in various markets to best address physician incentives and compensation given their individual situations
  3. Identify key considerations you should factor in before developing an incentive models for success
  4. Recall how healthcare prices (not utilization) are the driving forces behind the affordability crisis facing the middle class in the years ahead
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 General CE - Attendance
  • 3.00 NASBA
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
The Study Hotel University City
20 S 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
+1 (215) 387-1400

Relevant financial relationships: List info for any disclosures; remaining planning committee members or speakers have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee:
Harry M Carr, BSBA, CPA
VP Networks
Course Reviewer
Vizient Mid-Atlantic

Brad Kaisersatt, BS
Director Networks
Vizient Upper-Midwest


Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD
Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
University of Virginia

Bob Browne, MMP
VP Clinical Enterprise Insights
Vizient Research Institute 

James Pizzo, MBA
Managing Director
Kaufman Hall & Associates

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  • This program is a group-live offering
  • Level of learning for this program: Overview – Develops a broad perspective in a subject matter
  • Day one of this course will grant 3.00 hours of CPE credit
  • Field of Study – Business Management and Organization

Available Credit

  • 3.00 General CE - Attendance
  • 3.00 NASBA
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You can receive credit for taking this course through May 11, 2019.