|[February 01, 2013]
Back by Popular Demand! G2 Intelligence and Laboratory Economics to Host Second Annual Pathology Institute in Fort Lauderdale this February
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. --(Business Wire)--
G2 (News - Alert) Intelligence and Laboratory Economics are joining forces once
again February 28-March 1 at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort
Lauderdale, Florida to host Pathology
Institute 2013: Grow Your Practice in Turbulent Times: Pathology
Business Models and Strategies that Work. This two-day event
gathers a cadre of industry experts to analyze and provide practical
solutions to some of the most pressing issues in today's market, as well
as how to proactively deal with in-sourcing of AP services, and forging
successful business relationships with hospitals/health systems.
"It's a tough payment climate for pathology practices - and it won't be
getting any easier," according to Dennis Weissman, event Co-chair and
Executive Editor, G2 Intelligence. "Medicare payments for physicians
remain frozen for another year. And, pathologists are still reeling from
a devastating cut of 52% in the technical component payment for surgical
pathology code 88305."
"As pathology practices nationwide search for ways to deal with a series
of government policies that could well have a devastating impact on
their Medicare revenues in the year ahead, this unique event will once
again bring together a distinguished faculty of pathology leaders who
will provide in-depth insights and practical solutions," says Jondavid
Klipp, event Co-chair and President of Laboratory Economics.
G2 Managing Director Stephanie Murg adds, "Attendees with a particular
interest in M&A transactions will also want to take advantage of the
post-conference workshop, Understanding the New Climate for Buying,
Selling, and Merging Pathology Groups. Our expert faculty will share
key considerations and trends, best practices, and legal issues-and walk
participants through a real deal from start to finish."
Attendees will learn from physicians, lab executives, and other
pathology leaders, through an exploration of key topics, including:
Keynote: Staying Independent in the Age of Corporate Pathology: Views
from Two of the Nation's Leading Private Pathology Groups
Keynote: The Emerging World of Accountable Care: Defining Pathology's
Role in a Value-Driven Market
Using Information Technology to Grow You Practice
Tips for Developing a Professional Marketing Program for the Community
Critical Issues in Pathology Coding and Billing
Key Issues for Pathology in 2013: Understanding the Impact to Your
Getting Down to Business: Evolving Contractual Arrangements Between
Pathologists and Hospitals
Taking Control of Your Economic Destiny: Practice Pathways for
This year's keynote speakers are:
Karim E. Sirgi, M.D., Partner & President, UniPath, P.C.
Vivek K. Khare, M.D., FCAP, Partner, Delta Pathology Group, LLC
James Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Laboratory
Medicine, North Shore LIJ Health System; Chair, Department of
Pathology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine
Distinguished faculty in attendance to include:
Dan Angress, Chief Commercial Officer, PathCentral
Philip Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Pathology Informatics (News - Alert),
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
John D. Cochran M.D., FCAP, Chief Executive Officer, Chestatee
Pathology Associates, PC
Richard Cooper, Esq., Member, McDonald Hopkins
John Hennegan, Vice President, Shore Capital Partners, LLC
Christopher Jahnle, Managing Director, Haverford Healthcare Advisors
Timothy Johnson, Managing Partner, England & Company
Keith Kaplan, M.D., Chief Information Officer, Carolinas Pathology
Lisa S. Lauer, Member, McDonald Hopkins
Barry Portugal, President, Health Care Development Services, Inc.
Tom Rehwald, Chief Financial Officer, InCyte Pathology
Charles Roussel, Chief Executive Officer, The College of American
Ray Sukumar, M.D., Medical Director, Hematopathology, Doctors
Diana Voorhees, Principal/CEO, DV & Associates, Inc.
F. Michael Walsh M.D., MBA, CPE, FCAP, FACPE (Distinguished),
President, Consultants in Laboratory Medicine
To find out more, or to register for G2's Pathology Institute, go to www.G2Path.com,
call 1.800.401.5937, or email customerservice@G2Intelligence.com.
Group discounts are available for 3 or more people from the same
organization. For group registrations, please call Jeff Watkins at
973.718.4709 to facilitate your registration, or email jwatkins@G2Intelligence.com.
About G2 Intelligence
Advancing the Business of Diagnostic Medicine
G2 Intelligence provides timely, accurate, and trusted analysis of
industry and market trends, legal and regulatory developments, and
technology and innovation that directly affect the operations, financial
performance, and competitive position of diagnostic testing laboratories
and related medical services providers.
G2 Intelligence has covered and reported on the diagnostic industry for
over 30 years. Today, the company delivers topical and analytical
periodicals, proprietary research studies, and custom advisory services,
and through live and virtual events, facilitates industry meetings and
G2 Intelligence is a division of Kennedy Information, LLC, a leading
provider of professional markets analysis. Kennedy's parent company,
Bloomberg (News - Alert) BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading
source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals.
Its network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading
practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and
guidance - the information that matters most to professionals.
More information is available for you at www.G2Intelligence.com.
About Laboratory Economics
Laboratory Economics is a monthly business newsletter focused on
pathology and clinical labs.
Laboratory Economics is the brainchild of Jondavid Klipp, a
nationally recognized expert on the business of laboratory medicine. His
research has appeared in numerous business and trade publications
including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Medical
Laboratory Economics is also the publisher of The U.S.
Anatomic Pathology Market: Forecast & Trends 2012.
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