Thursday, March 5
Registration & Breakfast
Consolidation: Where Do We Go From Here?
The US healthcare system is consolidating at an increasing pace. Healthcare systems tout the benefits of consolidation in the form of cost savings and other operational efficiencies. But consolidation also has its costs: independent providers are being disrupted by larger systems, the larger systems themselves face higher risks, and the consumer may not always benefit. This panel will explore the pros and cons of consolidation from the perspective of consolidated systems themselves, providers that choose to remain independent, and the healthcare consumer.
Bragg Hemme, Moderator
FTI Consulting; Houston
MTS Health Partners, L.P.; New York
Kaufman Hall; Chicago
Disruption in the Marketplace: The Retailization of Healthcare
Consumers are utilizing retail clinics, urgent care centers, ambulatory surgery centers, concierge services and freestanding ERs to get medical care when and where they want it. The healthcare marketplace is forcing providers to rethink their business models beyond the four walls of traditional healthcare facilities. The new reality is that healthcare is taking on a consumer-centric, technology-enabled retail model, in the name of improving outcomes and lowering costs. This panel will explore how to create a Consumer Brand Experience in today's evolving healthcare marketplace. Every aspect of your organization from your stories, your online presence, mobile solutions, services and physical environment, should be an extension of your brand and what you do remarkably well. For healthcare providers, a well-defined Consumer Brand Experience means bringing your brand promise to life consistently, across every location where you market and provide services to your consumers.
John Tishler, Moderator
Waller Landsden Dortch & Davis, LLP; Nashville
HCA Healthcare; Nashville
Dr. Marc Watkins
Kroger; Brentwood, Tenn.
Sponsored by Epiq and Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
The U.S. Health Care Industry: A Look Ahead at What to Expect
Health care is a complex industry undergoing disruptive changes that require every organization to re-think its strategies for growth and sustainability. These strategies also require risk-taking. The five areas that must be monitored to stay abreast are (1) clinical innovations, (2) technology, (3) access to and deployment of capital, (4) regulation and (5) consumer attitudes and actions. In this discussion, we'll focus on how organizations can monitor these trends and address their implications, including how organizations and individuals are addressing liabilities associated with their health costs.
Paul Keckley, Ph.D.
The Keckley Report; Washington, D.C.
Cybersecurity Attacks: What Keeps You Up at Night
Hear first-hand experience on who to survive a cyberattack, one of the many challenges facing healthcare providers today.
David Breg, Moderator
WSJ Pro; Princeton, N.J.
Kroll; Nashville, Tenn.
Premise Health; Nashville, Tenn.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Nashville
Sponsored by EisnerAmper
Today’s Health Crisis: Behavioral Health and Opioids
This panel will discuss and summarize the challenges the US is facing in the behavioral market industry. Some topics will include addiction, mental health and special focus will be opioid crisis. The panel will break down the why there is an epidemic and what providers are doing in order to address this national crisis. Finally, the panel will discuss the Opioid crisis and discuss what led up to the recent chapter 11 filings.
Steven R. Korf
ToneyKorf Partners, LLC; New York
HPS Investment Partners, LLC; New York
Meridian Behavioral Health, LLC; Minneapolis
DLA Piper; New York
What Are the Deal-Makers Looking For?
This session will provide insight into the healthcare dealmakers’ perspective across the health services spectrum. We’ll hear from strategic buyers, private equity and institutional capital regarding current deal metrics, capitalization requirements, various industry multiples and the impact the elections may have on deal making.
Felicia Perlman, Moderator
McDermott Will & Emery; Chicago
Credit Value Partners, LP; Nashville, Tenn.
RBC Capital Markets; Chicago
Ankura Consulting Group, LLC; Dallas
Suzanne A. Koenig
SAK Management, LLC; Riverwoods, Ill.
Nancy A. Peterman
Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Chicago
David E. Gordon
Polsinelli PC; Atlanta
Andrew C. Helman
Murray Plumb & Murray; Portland, Maine
B.C. Ziegler and Company; Nashville, Tenn.
FTI Consulting, Inc.; Nashville, Tenn.
Epiq; New York
Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group, LLC; Chicago
Robert M. Schechter
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.; Morristown, N.J.
BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation; Costa Mesa, Calif.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
John C. Tishler
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP; Nashville, Tenn.
Allen D. Wilen
EisnerAmper LLP; Iselin, N.J.
JW Marriott Nashville
201 8th Ave. S
Nashville, TN 37203
There are no longer rooms available at the JW Marriott Nashville, the hotel is sold-out.
We recommend the following hotels within walking distance of the JW Marriott Nashville:
Courtyard Nashville Downtown
170 4th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
AC Hotel Nashville Downtown
410 5th Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
SpringHill Suites Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
410 5th Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Fairfield Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown/The Gulch
901 Division Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Valet parking is available at the JW Marriott Nashville for $42 USD daily.
Air: The JW Marriott Nashville is approximately 8.2 miles away from Nashville International Airport (BNA).
Breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with refreshments during breaks. We try to provide a variety of well-rounded offerings. However, if you have a specific dietary requirement, please bring it to our attention by calling 703-739-0800 or emailing [email protected] so that it can be accommodated.
Attire is business casual. Please bring a sweater or jacket in case the temperature in the meeting room gets cold.
Speakers are subject to change.
This program is eligible for 6 hours of general CLE credit in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 7.2 hours of general CLE credit in 50-minute-hour states. ABI has applied for CLE credit in CO, IN, OH, SC, TN, and VA. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit-rounding rules and might not be approved prior to the program. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours. NY MCLE: This course or program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7 credit hours, which can be applied toward the professional practice requirement.
7 hours of CPE credit are also available.
*ABI offers intermediate-level courses, which assume that attendees will have at least some detailed knowledge of insolvency matters (pursuant to the “Statement on Standards for CPE Programs” established by AICPA and NASBA). ABI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website, www.nasbaregistry.org.
ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, ABI may allow the individual to work at the registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or assist in conference set-up. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. For more information, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800 or send an e-mail to [email protected]
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All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by February 13, 2020. No refunds will be granted after February 13, but substitutions will be allowed. After February 13, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year. Customers who fail to attend without providing notice will be charged the total fee of the conference for which they have registered.
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