Health Care Industry Conference

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Health Care Industry Conference
April 26-27, 2012

The FICPA Health Care Industry Conference was held April 26-27, 2012 at the Hyatt International Airport. More than 270 attendees took part in this outstanding event focusing on the major changes in the health care arena and the impact of the health care reform act.

Pre - Conference Workshop
The FICPA offered an optional pre-conference workshop to conference attendees. The workshop outlined the Acquisition of a Physician Practice with Linda Fleming, Mike Massey and Bob Wilson.

Keynote Presentation
The conference kickoff offered a two-part Keynote Address with Ruben J. King- Shaw Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Mansa Capital in Boston giving an in-depth look at the Past, Present and Future of Health Care and Former State of Florida Chief Financial Officer, Alex Sink delving in to the Health Care Issues directly related to Florida.

Following the keynote presentation, the conference program continued its theme of Succeeding in a Slippery Market, with session on the Emerging Issues of Health Care, Rebuilding the Revenue Cycle, a two-part session on the New AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide, and much more. More than 20 breakout sessions offered more focused topics on issues including operations, financial and more.

Over the course of two days, the Health Care Industry Conference delivered expert speakers, networking opportunities and educational sessions covering the important issues surrounding the new health care many changes of the Health Care Industry. Attendees gave the conference high marks on all levels.

Thursday’s sessions were following by an attendee reception allowing participants, speakers and sponsors a great networking opportunity.  During the reception, sponsored by All Trust Insurance and Kerkering, Barberio & Company, lunch speaker, Jonathan Fleece was in attendance, providing complimentary autographed copies of his book, The New Health Age; many thanks to Jonathan and our sponsors for that generous gift.

Our sponsors and exhibitors play a vital role in the success for the Health Care Industry Conference. The continued partnership and support of these organizations helps to ensure quality programming year after year. If you didn’t get a chance to visit with representatives at the conference, please take a moment to view this video:

Planning Committee
As always, a very special Thank You to the Conference Planning Committee for their efforts throughout the past year in planning the conference and securing such top-notch speakers.  Members of the committee include:

Kathleen Hargreaves, Chair
Mark Tourin, Sponsor Chair

Al Allred
George Batalis
Curtis Bernstein
William Bierschenk
Warren Blanchard
Stephanie Boyle
Douglas Cooper
Sherry Craig
Eric Friedfeld
Mark Fromberg
Russell Goolsby
Dale Greenberg
Kim Griffin-Hunter
Dawn Hannon
Gregory Hathorne
Eric Jolly
Troy Kimbrough
Andrew Knowles
Joseph Miller
Robert Neal
William Phillips
Brian Regan
Barbara Rhees
Beatriz Viamontes

If you were not able to attend this year’s conference, Visit the FICPA website for information about the next Health Care Industry Conference.