AAOE is bringing back this webinar format that was extremely popular in 2018! Members can register for all webinars currently planned for 2020 –making it easier than ever to schedule your professional development for the year. Register for the entire series or just the webinars that are most applicable to you. Webinars cover a variety of hot topics and feature AAOE members and industry experts.
We know you're busy, so all registrants will receive a recording after the live webinar, even if you weren’t able to make it live.
Webinars are continuing to be added to the lineup, so be on the lookout for more webinars on hot topics that will be announced soon!
This series is included in the cost of membership - meaning it's free for members!
Sally Brown has been a practicing Occupational Therapist since 1991, and is Board Certified as a Hand Therapist. In addition, Brown has a Master’s in Business Administration and serves as Marketing Director for BoulderCentre for Orthopedics and Spine. Brown has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Hand Therapists and has won national recognition for most media coverage from the Spirit of Women Organization for previous marketing work.
Susan is the Founder of Evolution Healthcare Consulting. She is a Board-Certified Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives.Susan helps practices THRIVE. Her experiences cover Operations, Responsibility And Role Definition , Revenue Cycle, Front Desk Collections, Customer Service, New Practice and Change Management.Ms. Childs has authored for Orthopedic organizations as well as Greenbranch Publishing and the AMA. She served with local and national MGMA and as ACMPE Advancement Chair.Susan supports compassionate and accessible care while recognizing the value of staff members. She loves working with staff member pride and responsibility.
Dr. Kimberly Greenman is an expert in employee financial wellness. She is CEO and founder of Financially Fit Employees, Inc. Her corporation provides employee financial wellness services to clinics of all sizes.
Catherine Higgins joined BCOS in April 2016 when two orthopedic groups merged and moved into one location. Prior to that she was the Executive Director of Boulder Valley IPA from 1999-2016 where the mission was to help independent practices remain independent. Before BVIPA, Higgins was with VHA in the area of Physician Practice Consulting. She is a CPA and lives in Boulder, CO with her husband and has two grown children who live nearby in Denver.
Ryan Johnson is a nationally-recognized lawyer for healthcare innovation. Johnson helps his clients develop and launch innovative business models designed to improve healthcare quality, accessibility, and affordability. He serves as outside general counsel for digital health companies and healthcare providers who are transforming healthcare through innovation and cutting-edge science and technology. Johnson has considerable experience in structuring and negotiating healthcare transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing agreements, and financings, and advising clients on a variety of regulatory matters.
Ed Krow works with executives and business owners who are struggling with people problems, such as adapting to changing business conditions and customer, investor, or community expectations. He turns irrelevant and ineffective HR functions into strategic contributors by aligning HR with the business objectives. As a result, Human Resources actually drives business results. Krow's clients often refer to him as their HR Doctor because of his ability to quickly diagnose and treat the ailments in their workplaces. To date, Krow has completed over 700 projects for more than 250 clients across nearly all industries.
Julie McLennan joined Missoula Bone & Joint in 2005 and is currently their Marketing Specialist. She received her Associates degree as a Radiologic Technologist from Missoula College, and her BAS in Exercise & Sports Science from the University of South Australia.
Ryan Smith has been in healthcare for the last 16 years, starting in business development and gaining experience in small rural hospital leadership, large system leadership, integration with the Mayo Clinic, and most recently in private practice management within orthopedics. Smith is a leader focused on building culture, engagement, and alignment, and his work in these areas led to his hospital being recognized as the top hospital workplace in the state of Minnesota in 2014. Smith continues to work to bring these principles to his current role in orthopedic practice management in a time of incredible change for his organization.
Ms. Spencer is the Chief Executive Officer for Missoula Bone & Joint and the Missoula Bone & Joint Surgery Center in Missoula, Montana. Sami has over 20 years of orthopedic management experience and has had experience in other specialties as well as a healthcare consultant.
Ms. Spencer received her undergraduate degree in Business Management from Malone College in Canton, Ohio. She is a Certified Medical Practice Executive through the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) and a Certified Medical Manager (CMM) through the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM). Sami is an active member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). She is also the ACMPE Forum Rep and Board Member for Montana MGMA. Sami has been a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) since February 2000 and has served as a Board Member, the Annual Conference and Education Committees and currently is a Mentor through the ALPS program.
Ms. Spencer has two adult “boys” as well as two grandchildren which she finds great enjoyment. She enjoys spending time walking, biking, camping, and reading.