As a practice administrator, you are managing a variety of contracts for your practice. Part of this role involves negotiation to be sure you're getting the best deal. This can be complicated territory to navigate. How do you maintain a positive relationship with your vendors while making sure your practice is getting the best deal possible?
Hear the true stories of AAOE members who have lived the pearls and pitfalls of contract management and negotiation. Get tips, tricks, and best advice. You will leave this webinar armed with key insight for negotiating your next contract!
Be a part of this new hybrid learning format, where you will be immersed in both video learning and real-time discussion with the presenters and other session participants. Get ready for a fast-paced and truly collaborative experience you'll never forget!
Jim Kidd has 25+ years of healthcare management experience. He spent 12 years in surgical administration at universities, and now more than 15 years with Advanced Bone & Joint. He holds a bachelors degree in education. Kidd is currently CEO of Advanced Bone & Joint. The practice has 14 providers and two locations in St. Charles County, Missouri. During his time at ABJ, Kidd has also been the Executive Director and subsequently a consultant to St. Peters Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Speaker for Contract Management and Negotiation and Creating an Employee Handbook.
Tara Holicky, MBA is the Administrator of Greater Chesapeake Hand to Shoulder and the Lutherville SurgiCenter in Baltimore, MD. The group is comprised of 9 board certified physicians in orthopedics and plastic surgery, all also certified in Hand Surgery. The group does only upper extremity orthopedics(Shoulder to Fingertips), as well as operate its own ASC. In addition the work closely with the Curtis National Hand Center, and provides fellowship training to new hand surgeons. Tara has been in Practice Administration for 19 years.
Joseph Mathewshas served as the Administrator at Advanced Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine (AOSM) in Northwest Houston, since 2010. Joseph is a practicing physical therapist who not only serves the needs of his patients, but also serves his employees as the Director of Physical Therapy at AOSM. Joseph has been a member of the Advocacy Council since 2011 and has served on the Planning Committee for the 2015-2018 AAOE Annual Conferences. He is an active member of the T-Bones group and has even helped to develop their current website.
Speaker for Contract Management and Negotiation and Selecting the Right Health Plan for Your Practice.