Lehigh Valley PAHCOM

Support Network for Healthcare Office Management

Upcoming Events

    • Thursday, April 12, 2018
    • 11:30 AM
    • Friday, April 13, 2018
    • 2:30 PM
    • Renaissance Allentown Hotel - 12 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18101

    Early Bird Rates have been extended to March 24th  Register Today!

    Keynote Speaker

    Jay Desko

    Jay Desko is the Executive Director of The Center, a nonprofit consulting group located in Souderton, PA, that works with businesses, nonprofits, and churches to advance leadership and organizational health. Jay brings experience in the areas of ministry assessment, leadership coaching, decision-making, and strategic questioning. Jay’s degrees include an M.Ed. in Instructional Systems Design from Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Leadership from The Union Institute. Over the past 25 years, Jay has provided consulting and coaching services to hundreds of organizations and leaders throughout the United States and Canada.

    Thursday, April 12th

    11:30 AM - 12:15 PM   
    Registration, Lunch, Network with Vendors
    12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Welcome & Introductions
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM               
    Three Commitments of a Strong Leader - Top Ways to  Determine Success in the Workplace
    Jay Desko
    Executive Director
    The Center
    1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Break and Network with Vendors
    1:45 PM - 3:00 PM Understanding Health Care Finance - An Intuitive  Overview  
    Kurt Wrobel
    Chief Financial Officer & Chief Actuary
    Geisinger Health Plan

    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Dessert Break and Network with Vendors
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Breakout Sessions

    Session I
    How to Navigate a Medical Practice Acquisition
    S. Graham Simmons, III
    Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus

    Session II
    Cybersecurity: Deciphering Myth from Reality
    Tom Powers

    Session III
    Ways to Improve Practice Profitability and Patient Care
    Danielle Taimuty, MA, CPC, CEMC
    Formativ Health

    5:00 PM

    Day 1 Vendor Prize Winners
    5:30 PM
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Networking Cocktail Party - food, music and fun

    Friday, April 13th

    8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast                           
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Human Resource Mock Trial

    The Curious Case of Dr. Oblivious:  An Interactive Mock Trial."  Dr. Oblivious has been sued by  Nurse Ratched for violations the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.   Her complaint includes allegations of sexual harassment, disability discrimination, failure to accommodate, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Will the Practice be liable?  Will Dr. Oblivious be liable?  Will the HR/Practice Administrator be liable?  You will be the jury.  You will decide!  Learn how to protect yourself and your practice from potential legal liability for similar issues related to your employees.  Have some fun at the same time!

    Presented by Labor and Employment Law Group at Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus

     George Hlavac, Esq.

     Ed Easterly, Esq.

    Steven Hoffman, Esq.

     John Buckley, Esq.
    9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
    Coffee Break with Vendors                                             
    9:45 AM - 11:15 AM Mock Trial Continues
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Marketing Your Practice Through Social Media
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Networking Lunch with Vendors
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Legislative/ Regulatory/ Payer Updates

    Patrick Hamilton

    Jennifer Swinnich
    PA Medical Society

    2:30 PM Day 2 Vendor Prize Winners & Conference Adjourn

    LV PAHCOM Members can register additional individuals from their practice to attend the conference at the discounted Member Rate. Complete the member registration and "add guest" before checking out.

    Save BIG on your conference registration and become a member of the Lehigh Valley PAHCOM Chapter for FREE! Contact Cindy Fisher for more information.

    Sleep rooms are available at Renaissance Allentown Hotel for Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Thursday, April 12, 2018. Room rates are guaranteed for $145.00/night.

    Reservations can be made by calling
    484-273-4000 and mention that you are with the Lehigh Valley PAHCOM group.

    Or use the below online booking link.

    Book your group rate for Lehigh Valley PAHCOM 

    This upscale hotel is located in the center of the exciting revitalization of downtown Allentown. Located adjacent to the PPL Center, in the heart of historic Allentown with many wonderful shops and restaurants within blocks of the hotel. The sleek ballrooms and high level meeting space will complement our excellent lineup of speakers and educational content. Our cocktail reception on the roof top balcony will give you dramatic views of the city skyline. We are excited to be staying at this luxurious hotel here in the heart of the scenic Lehigh Valley.

    If you booked a hotel room at the former location, please re-book your reservation at the Renaissance.

Past events

Monday, December 04, 2017 Health Reform Conference

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