Agenda

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
7:00-8:00 am
REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST, EXHIBITS OPEN

8:00-8:10 am
WELCOME & PROGRAM REVIEW
Conference Directors

8:10-8:40 am
LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN 2017 – FRAMING THE ISSUE
Andrew Feld

8:40-9:30 am
BERGEIN F. OVERHOLT KEYNOTE LECTURE:
WHEN THINGS GO WRONG: RESPONDING TO PATIENTS’ NEEDS AND MANAGING LEGAL RISK
Michelle Mello

9:30-10:00 am
APPROACH TO STANDARD OF CARE: ASSESSING CLINICAL GUIDELINES, QUALITY MEASURES, AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
Andrew Feld

10:00-10:30 am
REFRESHMENT BREAK & EXHIBITS

10:30-11:00 am
THE DIGITAL AGE – A WHOLE NEW LIABILITY BALLGAME
Kayla Feld

11:00-11:20 am
A WORD FROM OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

11:20-12:00 pm
POTPOURRI OF HIGH RISK SITUATIONS: INFORMED CONSENT, VICARIOUS LIABILITY, “HANDOFFS”, COLON CANCER AND MORE
Andrew Feld & Kayla Feld

12:00-1:00 pm
LUNCH & EXHIBITS

1:00-1:30 pm
OTHER WAYS TROUBLE COMES AT YOU: INSTITUTIONAL ACTIONS AND STATE MEDICAL BOARD REVIEWS
Discussant: Philipa Remington; Moderator: Tom Deas

1:30-2:15 pm
SERVICE EXCELLENCE AND PATIENT ACCOUNTABILITY – A RISK REDUCTION STRATEGY FOR THE GI PRACTICE
Jim Saxton

2:15-2:35 pm
A WORD FROM OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

2:35-3:00 pm
ENDOSCOPY RELATED INFECTIONS: COMPLIANCE STRATEGIES AND TOOLKIT FOR RISK MANAGEMENT
Hudson Garrett

3:00-3:20 pm
REFRESHMENT BREAK & EXHIBITS

3:20-3:50 pm
THE CHRONOLOGY OF A LAWSUIT (WITH SURVIVAL GUIDE)
Andrew Feld & Stan Thiebaud

3:50-4:20 pm
MALPRACTICE ROUNDTABLE – YOUR QUESTIONS ADDRESSED
Andrew Feld & Stan Thiebaud

4:20-5:00 pm
RESILIENCE – BOUNCING BACK AND RECOVERING FROM ADVERSITY
Dan O’Connell

5:00 pm
ADJOURN DAY #1

5:00-6:30 pm
DIGESTING DAY #1 – NETWORKING RECEPTION, WINE TASTING & LIVE JAZZ
Sommelier: David Johnson

SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017
7:15-8:00 am
BREAKFAST, EXHIBITS OPEN

8:00-8:10 am
ANNOUNCEMENTS DAY #2
Conference Directors

8:10-9:00 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
PATIENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – MY PERSPECTIVE
Pedro José (Joe) Greer, Jr.

9:00-10:00 am
GI PRACTICE STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS: POTPOURRI OF CURRENT CHALLENGES AND ATTENDEE QUESTIONS – PART I
Moderators: Jim Weber, Gene Overholt
Panelists: David Johnson, Jim Leavitt, Ralph KatsmanRick Aycock

10:00-10:30 am
REFRESHMENT BREAK & EXHIBITS

10:30-11:00 am
“TRUMP CARE” – WHAT TO EXPECT AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GI PRACTICE
Michael Weinstein

11:00-11:20 am
A WORD FROM OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

11:20-12:15 pm
GI PRACTICE STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS: POTPOURRI OF CURRENT CHALLENGES AND ATTENDEE QUESTIONS – PART II
Moderators: Jim Weber, Gene Overholt
Panelists: David Johnson, Jim Leavitt, Ralph Katsman, Rick Aycock

12:15-1:15 pm
LUNCH & EXHIBITS

1:15-2:00 pm
GI MERGERS, SALES AND THE JOY OF INDEPENDENCE
Joshua Kaye

2:00-2:30 pm
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT ISSUES – RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS, DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATORY DISCHARGE CLAIMS
Angella Myers

2:30-2:45 pm
Q&A AND LEGAL TOWNHALL
Joshua Kaye, Angella Myers

2:45-3:15 pm
PAYOR CONTRACTING – STRATEGIES IN AN ERA OF VALUE-BASED CONTRACTING
Moderator: Tom Deas
Panelists: Barry Tanner, Goran DragolovicRandy Bury

3:15-3:30 pm
LAST MINUTE QUESTIONS, WRAP UP
GIRT Faculty

3:30 pm
CONFERENCE ADJOURNS