Agenda – Executive Summit 2022

Marty Makary, MD, MPH | Keynote Speaker

“The Grassroots Movement to Re-design Healthcare: Preparing for the Future of Medicine”
New York Times Bestselling Author
Health Care Futurist

Agenda: Executive Summit 2022

Monday, May 9: Disrupting
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Reception

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Introducing the New PHA
Frederic Liss, MD (PHA President)

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
What’s Next in Healthcare Private Equity?
Jim Hinton (Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe)
| Frederic Liss, MD (Introduction)

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Panel – Breaking Ground & Beyond: Medical Real Estate
Joshua Rees (HREA) & Dan Klein (Physicians Realty Trust) | Whitney Courser (Moderator)
A deep dive into the questions surrounding new projects, ground leases, tax implications, succession planning, negotiating hospital joint ventures, sell vs. hold considerations and much more.

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
To PE or Not to PE: How Does It Affect Physician-Owned Hospitals?
Matt Searles (Merritt Healthcare) & Chris Stai (HREA) | Whitney Courser (Moderator)
A look at consolidation within the physician and hospital markets. Private equity is just one piece of the puzzle.

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Exhibitor Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lightning Rounds

Anne Hast (Moderator)
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4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
“The Grassroots Movement to Re-Design Healthcare: Preparing for the Future of Medicine”
Keynote Speaker: Marty Makary, MD, MPH | Frederic Liss, MD (Introduction)
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5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Red, White & Rose: An Evening Featuring a Tasting of Napa’s Finest Wines
Napa Marriott
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Tuesday, May 10: Innovating
8:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. | 3:30 p.m. Winery Visit (Bus Leaves at 3:00 p.m.)

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Regulatory Update

Amber Walsh (McGuire Woods) | Mike Lipomi (Introduction)
Always one of PHA’s most popular presentations, Amber Walsh will discuss the latest regulatory issues that are facing PHA members.

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Legislative Update
Denise Morrisey (Capitol Counsel) | Mike Lipomi (Introduction)
With a new(ish) administration unprecedented U.S. House and Senate retirements heading into the November election, learn more about what opportunities lie ahead for POHs and other physician-led initiatives.

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Panel – Creating a Larger Pipeline & Revenue Stream
Adam Bruggeman, MD (Texas Spine Care Center), Phillip Cates (Premier Specialty Physicians), Mark McKinzey (Premier Specialty Physicians), Paul Merrick, MD (Duly Health and Care) & Brett Miller, MD (HURT) | Blake Curd, MD (Moderator)

It’s no secret that government and commercial insurance reimbursements are not increasing. The panel will take a look at new concepts, such as relationships with local employers, the hospital without walls initiative, working with independent physicians and other ideas to spur cost reductions and increase volume.

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Exhibitor Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Outpatient Migration
Robert Blair (The Spine Hospital of Louisiana) & Paul Merrick, MD (Duly Health and Care) | Joseph Alhadeff, MD (Moderator)

Government and commercial insurance plan policies are encouraging some aspects of the inpatient setting to migrate to the outpatient arena. From utilizing ASCs to re-configuring some of the hospital’s current operations, the panel will examine strategies to address the outpatient migration.

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lightning Rounds

Ken Kaminski, MD (Moderator)
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12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Panel – What Can We Learn From the Different Physician-Owned Hospital Models?
Robert Blair (The Spine Hospital of Louisiana), Carlos Cardenas, MD (Doctors Hospital at Renaissance) & Ken Kaminski, MD (Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital) | Frederic Liss, MD (Moderator)
The nation has over 200 POHs that feature a number of different models. Hear from experts in the field from general acute care, specialty and joint ventures to see what we can learn from each other.

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Numbers Don’t Lie: What Are the Data & Policy to Support Physician-Led Hospitals and Facilities
Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD
| John Harvey, MD (Introduction)
Learn more about how physician-led facilities are leading the way and how we can lean in on these data for desired outcomes.

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
The Cost of Doing Business: Inflation, Supply Chains & Staffing Shortages

Brian Fowler (Arkansas Surgical Hospital), Robb Linafelter (Lincoln Surgical Hospital) & Scott Caldwell (The Resource Group) | John Dietz Jr, MD (Moderator)
After two years of the pandemic, we are now facing the ripple effects. This session will explore what many PHA members cite as their most difficult challenge: staffing shortages. Learn about innovative solutions to address the multiple supply and demand issues that we face.

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Winery Visit: An Afternoon at Etude Winery
Buses will leave from the Napa Marriott at 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11: Preparing for the Future
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Leg & Reg 201: The Highs and the Woes
Adam Bruggeman, MD & Alyssa James (Hall Render) | LuAnn Puvogel (Moderator)
PHA will dive into the legislative and regulatory arena to look at the issues that will have major implications in 2022 and beyond. The session will take a closer look at many of the hot topics – from dissecting the No Surprises Act’s median in-network rate to advancements in prior authorization in both the states and Washington.

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Cybersecurity & Ransomware 101
Charles Aunger (Health2047) | Donita Fleming (Introduction)
The media headlines often feature ransom demands affecting hospitals. Learn how to protect your facility from the ever-increasing threats of cyber and ransomware attacks.

9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Business Improvements From Covid-19: What Will Carry Over to the Future?
Gregg Wallander (Hall Render), Steve Carbonara (Ennova Supply) & John Porcelli, MD
(Duly Health and Care) | Donita Fleming (Moderator)
Fast Forward: The past two years placed an incredible amount of pressure on the healthcare delivery system. What has Covid-19 changed for good? What are some evergreen quality solutions? This session we will get pro tips and techniques that will look at cost, quality, digital health and HIPAA.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where Are We Now?
Bharat Desai, MD & Frederic Liss, MD | Robb Linafelter (Introduction)
Join PHA for an honest discussion that will dive into the evolution of PHA and POHs. PHA will look back at the POH industry during PHA’s 20-year history by examining what the future holds for POHs and other physician-led models.

Frederic Liss, MD | PHA President

Our annual summit is a perennial favorite. It’s such a great environment in which to socialize and network with professionals in our industry. We have an intimate and relaxing environment (it’s Napa!), a great keynote speaker and the topics that we discuss will be cutting edge and pertinent to the refinement and growth of centers around which we have built our professional lives.

This year we’re talking about disruption of the healthcare market, which is what we do so well- the reason that we’ve succeeded in providing the best healthcare in the United States; because we’re not afraid to do things better and differently. Come join us!