MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit Performance Forum Offers Industry Insights and Education
MedAssets Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) today reported that a record approximate
4,500 attendees, including customers, suppliers and business affiliates,
have gathered to gain access to critical education and industry insight
at the 11th annual Healthcare Business Summit , being held
The level of attendance at the Healthcare Business Summit, and the scope
of discussion reflect MedAssets greatly expanded solutions and services
portfolio that now encompasses the total cost, resource utilization and
revenue cycle management needs of healthcare organizations. Key tracks
include: business performance analytics, claims and denial management
improvement, underpayment recovery strategies, RAC audits, Accountable
Care Organizations and Bundled Payments, costing and contract modeling,
supply chain materials management, and continuous clinical and
operational performance improvement.
Education Essential to Address Evolving Reimbursement Models
The high impact educational and networking event presents MedAssets
customers and suppliers a unique opportunity to collaborate, exchange
real-world experiences and examine new technology capabilities and
applications. In particular, there are 64 sessions across 14 different
presentation tracks to deliver education essential to successfully
tackle the evolving reimbursement models and ever-changing regulations
impacting the U.S. healthcare provider's financial performance—from
large, integrated delivery networks to physician practices.
"Changing regulations and new, value-based payment models are just a few
of the difficult, but not insurmountable challenges we face," said John
Bardis, chairman, president and chief executive officer, MedAssets.
"Numerous advances in data and technology tools have caught up with the
vision of exchanging complex health information for improved efficiency
and care quality. To make this vision a reality, however, healthcare
providers need to adopt new processes and capabilities in order to
measure and report on quality and costs. Our annual Health Business
Summit meeting is designed to provide the information and education our
customers will need to achieve sustainable financial results."
Accreditation is available from eight different professional
organizations, including the National Association of State Boards of
Accountancy (NASBA) and the Association for Healthcare Resource &
Materials Management (AHRMM).
Guest speaker highlights:
Richard Bluni, RN, The Studer Group—skills to maintain, find and
recover the level of passion for the industry;
Dr. Patrick J. Quinlan, Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health
System; and Avery Corenswet, Vice President of Clinical Outreach,
Ochsner Health System — community health & prevention;
Terry Olinger, Chief Human Resources and System Services Officer,
Benefis Health System—insight on improving organization productivity;
William Dinsmoor, Chief Financial Officer, The Nebraska Medical
Center—creating accountable care organizations;
Tom Lubotsky, Vice President of Supply Chain, Advocate Health
Care—increasing cost pressures and decreasing operating margins that
hospital executives face.
MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) partners with healthcare providers to improve
their financial strength by implementing spend and clinical resource
management and revenue cycle management solutions that help control
cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase regulatory compliance, and
optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves more than 180 health
systems, 4,000 hospitals and 90,000 non-acute healthcare providers. For
more information, go to www.medassets.com.
Robin Wrinn, 678-624-7420
Robert Borchert, 678-248-8194
Source: MedAssets Inc.
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