Wednesday, January 25, 2017

6:00 pm Evening Reception Event - Atlanta Airport Marriott

Thursday, January 26, 2017

8:00 am Board Buses to Foxhall

8:15 am Registration & Continental Breakfast - Foxhall Sporting Club - Stables Lobby

8:30 am Foundations for Ongoing Success – Mike Rothschild, OD

There are many forms of “success” available to us as providers of eye care services and products. The path to true success can vary greatly from one practice to the next and each person can have his own meaning of “success.” But to maintain success once it has been obtained, certain foundational principles need to be established. Learn how to ensure the hard work pays off for the long haul.

10:00 am Face the Facts – Using Metrics to Track Your Success - Kelly Kerksick, OD

There is no need to set goals or implement systems to improve if you aren’t able to monitor your progress. The proper methods to measure your success depends on your individual needs and direction. Learn how you can determine what metrics matter to you, how to measure them and how to use the data to get better.

11:30 am Small Group Discussions

12:00 pm Lunch With Small Group

1:00 pm Reconvene to Share Lessons from Small Groups – Mike Rothschild, OD

2:00pm Outdoor Activities A variety of outdoor activities which has been proven to increase creativity and retention. (Waivers will be required so you know it is fun.)

4:00 pm From Bricks to Clicks – Patient Engagement Outside Our Office Walls – Ali Khoshnevis, OD

As Eye Care Professionals continue to adapt to an ever changing patient landscape, shifting demographics, and new healthcare laws engineering patient engagement and outcomes has become more critical than ever. You will gain an overview into how users are likely to store and learn new information as well as how to use deliberate design to increase engagement in the physical office, and beyond.

6:00 pm Final Word on the MIPS Final Rule – Brett Paepke, OD

Your reimbursements from Medicare and involvement in managed health care systems depend on your participation in quality care reporting initiatives. This presentation will offer a discussion of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System final rule and how your participation today will impact future reimbursements and access to patients. Particular attention will be paid to how certified EHR technology can make participation easier.

7:00 pm Dinner served at Foxhall

Family style dinner with many of the best dishes that the South has to offer.

9:00 pm Buses depart Foxhall for Hotel – Best conversations often occur on this trip home.

Friday, January 27, 2017

8:00 am Buses Depart for Foxhall

8:30 am Breakfast

8:45 am Lessons from Yesterday – Leadership OD Team

9:15 am Understanding the Practice’s Finances - Bryan Hoban Building a budget is a good starting place for successfully navigating the waters of building a strong financial foundation. With the stress affecting today’s practices, a carefully executed financial management plan is essential in all aspects of the practice.

11:15 am Take the Lessons Home – Mike Rothschild, OD

It is not uncommon to attend an event like this with a lot of great ideas and plans. Then when the reality of being out of the office for a few days sets in and the never turn into action. Learn how to make the ideas a reality even with all the barriers of real life.

12:15 pm Box Lunches

1:30 pm Special Announcements from RevolutionEHR – Scott Jens, OD – CEO

2:00 pm Small Group Discussion / Activities – Staff Available for coaching sessions

3:30 pm Buses depart for Airport

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