Dave Hesselink to Address The Healthcare Roundtable for Employed Physician Services

Consulting Principal Dave Hesselink will discuss evolving physician compensation models, industry trends and provide insights on value-based compensation design.

For more information about The Healthcare Roundtable, please refer to the THR website.

Kim Mobley Spoke at the American Health Lawyers Association’s FMV Affinity Group Roundtable Discussion

SullivanCotter Managing Principal Kimberly Mobley presented with a panel of speakers during the FMV Affinity Group Roundtable Discussion on “hot button” physician compensation issues. The webinar took place on November 14, 2014.

The Fair Market Value (FMV) Affinity Group is part of the Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The FMC Affinity Group committed to promoting a dialogue on the many methodologies of developing FMV for hospital referral source transactions, and to fostering discussion with respect to common and divergent experiences across the country with respect to valuation of referral source transactions and assets, with the goal of assisting members in constructing compliant hospital-referral source transactions.

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Debra Slater Spoke at the Center of Advancing Provider Practice’s APRN/PA Annual Summit

This educational summit covered a variety of topics including innovative models of care, building the business case for advanced practitioners, regulatory and compliance issues and compensation trends.

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Brad Vaudrey Addresses the AICPA’s 2014 Health Care Industry Conference

The AICPA Health Care Industry Conference is the one event that recognizes and addresses the industry’s transformative changes and their varying impact on CPA, physician and administrator stakeholders.

For more information on the AICPA Health Care Industry Conference, click here.

Michelle Johnson and Joe Levitch Address the 2014 VHA Upper Midwest Annual Meeting

VHA Inc. is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations working together to improve performance and efficiency in clinical, financial and operational management. With 12 regional offices and staff in Washington, D.C., VHA serves more than 1,350 not-for-profit hospital and more than 72,000 non-acute health care facilities nationwide.

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SullivanCotter Partners with McDermott Will & Emery in Presenting the Complimentary Webcast: Addressing and Managing Challenges in Health Care Executive Compensation

Health care reform and consolidation challenges have dramatically transformed the health care industry. To succeed in this current climate, it is critical for organizations to have a strong executive team at the helm. What are the latest pressures forcing your organization’s compensation strategy to change, and how can you mitigate risks?

McDermott Will & Emery and SullivanCotter presented this complimentary webcast that focused on the current trends and challenges in executive compensation for the health care sector.

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT

Cost: Complimentary

This program was tailored for hospital and health system professionals who want to evaluate the executive compensation environment. This webcast focused on industry concerns such as:

  • Industry consolidation.
  • Chief Executive Officer retirements.
  • Financial realities/declining reimbursements.

The webcast also provided insights on:

  • Latest trends and best practices in retention strategies, retirement benefits and succession planning.
  • Compensation decision making with appropriate fiduciary oversight.
  • How state regulators are addressing the challenges.

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Principal Dave Hesselink Addresses The Healthcare Roundtable

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Andrew Lewis Slated Addresses the Nebraska Hospital Association’s Annual Convention

SullivanCotter Principal Andrew Lewis addressed the attendees of the 2014 Nebraska Hospital Association Annual Convention. This year's event was held October 22-24 in Lincoln, Nebraska at The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel.

The NHA Annual Convention is the largest gathering of health care professionals in the state and brings together hundreds of health care professionals to gain insight on leadership, new technology and industry trends, quality excellence and human motivation.

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Consulting Principal Deb Slater Addresses the IAHA 2014 Annual Health Law Symposium

The Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys selected Deb Slater to speak at the 32nd Annual Health Law Symposium which washeld in Chicago.

For more than 30 years, the IAHA Annual Health Law Symposium offers Illinois health care attorneys a day long educational program featuring presentations by nationally recognized experts. The symposium also offered an annual health law primer for lawyers new to the field or veterans wishing to catch up on recent developments.

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Jim Rohan and Jason Tackett Present “Aligning Physician Compensation – The Journey from Volume to Value”

Vice President and Managing Director Jim Rohan and Principal Jason Tackett addressed the July 16th meeting of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council. This half-day interactive program for executive, managers and specialists involved in physician compensation will cover the following topics:

  • The new era - payment reform driving care delivery transformation
  • Other key trends impacting physician compensation design
  • Physician alignment - post acquisition of private practices and the development of an integrated medical group
  • Aligning physician compensation (for employed physicians) with enterprise strategies and incentives
  • Physician compensation plans - current state and future state
  • Physician incentive compensation design
    • Productivity incentives, quality incentives, service incentives, etc.
    • Individual vs. group goals/metrics (access, panel size, quality, patient satisfaction, efficiency, etc.)
  • Plan design from a change management perspective
  • Regulatory considerations
  • Open forum - participants' share their experiences (what works and what doesn't)

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Tom Pavlik and Aria Glasgow Address Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

Speaking on the topic "“Pay for Performance in Health Care Provider Organizations,” this half-day program introduced members of the MCHC to concepts and practices related to pay-for-performance.  This skill-building program focused on contemporary compensation design approaches, using real world examples and health care specific market practices.

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SullivanCotter’s Craig Pederson Speaks at HFMA's 2014 Annual National Institute

The Healthcare Financial Management Association's 2014 Annual National Institute included SullivanCotter Principal Craig Pederson among its list of speakers. Along with co-presenter Kurt Ebbers of the Hannibal Clinic, Craig discussed "Multispecialty Group Perspective on Physician-Hospital Alignment." Their presentation examined the complete physician-hospital alignment journey from beginning to end through the eyes of an independent physician group.

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SullivanCotter's Kim Mobley and Robert Gerberry of Summa Health System Addressed the Center for Healthcare Governance's Winter Symposium

SullivanCotter Managing Principal Kim Mobley and Associate General Counsel Robert Gerberry of Summa Health System spoke on the topic of "Fiduciary Oversight in a Complex Health Care Environment: What Every Board Should Know" at the Center for Healthcare Governance's upcoming winter symposium.

This session addressed the increasing importance of the board’s role in fiduciary oversight in a complex health care environment. Current and emerging marketplace issues related to physician alignment, ACOs and independent physicians were also discussed. Attendees learned what boards need to know to exercise the necessary level of care and prudence to ensure proper governance of physician compensation arrangements and alignment strategies.


Kim Mobley Led AHLA Physicians Organization Bootcamp Webinar

The American Health Lawyer's Association tapped Physician Compensation Leader Kim Mobley to lead its webinar entitled "The Anatomy of Physician Integration, Part II—Governance Issues." Along with co-leader Claire Turcotte of Bricker & Ekler LLP, Kim discussed issues involving physician billing for service and non-financial compensation.

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Becker's Hospital Review 2013 Annual Meeting Featured Jim Rohan as Speaker

Managing Director Jim Rohan discussed "The Changing Landscape of CEO and CFO Compensation" at the 2013 Annual Meeting, which took place May 11-13, 2013 in Chicago.

This exclusive conference brings together hospital business and strategy leaders to discuss how to improve your hospital and its bottom line in these challenging but opportunity-filled times. The best minds in the hospital field will discuss opportunities for hospitals plus provide practical and immediately useful guidance on ACOs, physician-hospital integration, improving profitability and key specialties.

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SullivanCotter Principal Craig Pederson Addresses the NAMCP 2013 Spring Managed Care Forum

Craig presented "Next Generation Physician Compensation Design - Getting to 'There' from Here" to the annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Managed Care Physicians.

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"Current Practices in Physician Valuation" Presented by Tim Reed to The Healthcare Roundtable

Managing Principal Tim Reed was the speaker at the 2013 THR for Employed Physicias Networks on March 21 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Tim's topic will be "Current Practices in Physician Valuation."

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Managing Principal Warren Kerper Speaks at Great Ideas Conference

In his presentation, "An Innovative Approach to Executive Compensation,"  Warren's co-presenters were Jennifer Schlener and William Mallon of the Association of American Medical Colleges.  The Great Ideas Conference was held March 10-12, 2013 and was sponsored by ASAE. To learn more about this event, please click here.