|8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
||Keynote – Healthcare Reform and The Nephrology and Dialysis Industries
What it means to healthcare providers and payors, and how recent events in Congress, the courts and CMS will impact you.
H. Scott Sarran, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois
|9:30 – 11 a.m.
||Panel – Aligning Dialysis Providers & Nephrologists
How to manage the benefits of a joint venture, physician integration, deal with issues of the competitive marketplace, and more.
Joseph A. Carlucci, CEO & Co-Founder, American Renal Associates LLC
Dr. Joseph Chazan, Nephrology Associates, Physician Partner, ARA
Dennis Kogod, Chief Operating Officer, DaVita, Inc.
Susan Price, CEO & Managing Partner, Arizona Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center, LLC, Physician Partner, Fresenius Medical Care, N.A.
Joseph Ruma, Vice President of Development, Fresenius Medical Care, N.A.
Lynn Stewart, Managing Partner, San Antonio Kidney Disease Center, Physician Partner, DaVita Inc.
Robert J. Pristave, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
|2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
||ACOs & Managed Care Contracting
Hector C. Calzada, Jr., Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, LLP
Robert Provenzano, MD, FACP, St. Clair Specialty Physicians, P.C.
R. Brent Rawlings, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
|3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
||Financing Dialysis Joint Ventures
Teresa Eoff, VP/Healthcare Direct, Siemens Financial Services Inc.
Donald J. Gibson, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Todd Hoopingarner, President/Managing Partner, Solutions Healthcare Management
Scott P. Downing, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
|2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
||Electronic Health Records – What You Need to Know Now Concerning Incentives, Deadlines & Regulatory Issues
Holly Carnell, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP
Marcy Carrington, Strategic Project Director, Associates in Nephrology
Suprit Patel, Manager, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young
Kimberly J. Kannensohn, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)