• Marc Bennett - CEO, HealthInsight • Deborah Bowen - President & CEO, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) • Kyle Clingo - Vice President, Operations, UnitedHealthcare Nevada • Bob Fisher - President/CEO, Nevada Broadcasters Association • Daniel Frank, MD - Medical Director, Optum Health •Jon Hager - Executive Director, Silver State Health Insurance Exchange •Joe Hardy, M.D. - State Senator (R) District 12 •Florence Jameson, M.D. - Immediate Past President of the Nevada State Medical Association, Past President of the Clark County Medical Society and Founder and CEO, Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada •Justin Jones - State Senator (D) District 9 • Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH - Professor of Medicine, Stanford and Director, Stanford Clinical Excellence Research • Steve Priest - Chief Wisdom Officer, DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc. •Craig Samitt - President & CEO, Dean Health System •Carla Smith - Executive Vice President, Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) • Susan Turney - President & CEO, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) & American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) •Chris Van Gorder - President & CEO, Scripps Health •Bill Welch - President and CEO of the Nevada Hospital Association (NHA) •Mike Willden - Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) • Carolyn Yucha - Dean, School of Nursing and School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Nevada Health Care Forum: Issues Impacting Nevadans
Building off of a successful five years, more than 325 healthcare industry executives and government leaders attended the fifth annual Nevada Health Care Forum last fall. The event was an overwhelming success with eighteen nationally and locally recognized dynamic presenters addressing legislative changes impacting our healthcare system, and issues and opportunities for improving our national, regional and local healthcare systems.
The Nevada Chapters of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Nevada Medical Group Management Association (NVMGMA), in conjunction with the Clark County Medical Society, Nevada Executive Women in Healthcare, Nevada Health Information Management Association, Nevada Nurses Association, Nevada State Board of Nursing, Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders, Las Vegas HEALS and Washoe County Medical Society, have all come together to organize this Nevada statewide symposium. The event to be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the Tuscany Suites & Casino - 255 E. Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169.
This year's symposium will focus on a broad range of healthcare topics including the impact of healthcare reform on the industry and Nevadans, the future of healthcare, healthcare quality, Medicare and Medicaid, healthcare Information technology/systems, health information exchanges (HIE), health insurance exchanges (HIX), wellness and disease management, community health and more. The program will feature national and state leaders in the health care industry.
This event brings together most of Nevada’s healthcare leaders covering a broad section of the industry, including providers and provider executives (physicians, nurses, allied health providers); hospital, post-acute care facility and ancillary care provider executives, academia, employer group and health plan/insurance executives, government officials, students, media and consumers of healthcare.