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Doubletree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place
About the Program:
Experts from across Minnesota will gather together to discuss their experiences, insights and predictions for where the professional practice of psychology is headed in our state, providing valuable insight on starting, joining or participating in exciting alternative practice models. You will begin to think more boldly about your own practice and more optimistically about the important role that psychologists are and will be playing in healthcare in Minnesota and across the country. Whether you are working in a large healthcare organization, in a solo or group private practice, or just starting out in your psychology career, the topics that will be addressed by our panels of health care attorneys, health insurance executives and psychologists who are creating successful practices, will inspire and motivate you to get moving toward practice innovation and integration with nuts and bolts answers about how to make that happen.
Throughout the day, attendees will:
Schedule and Agenda:
8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 AM Introductory Remarks
Robin McLeod, PhD, LP
8:45 - 9:30 AM Keynote Address
Our keynote speaker will discuss the significant role psychologists can and must play as we collaborate with medical professionals to improve patient outcomes, reduce health care costs, and increase patient satisfaction. Macro trends in healthcare are shifting dominant models of practice and are introducing opportunities for integrated and team-based care. The expertise of psychologists is needed to measure outcomes and quality, to provide consultation, and to implement evidence-based care. We are poised to gain as a profession as we take leadership roles in these emerging models of care.
Matthew R. Syzdek, PhD, LP
9:30 - 11:00 AM Alternative Practice Models
Panelists will provide an overview of viable alternative practice models with practical advice for those interested in Independent Practice Associations (IPA) and Management Services Organizations (MSO). You will be inspired to form collaborative competition ventures with your psychologist colleagues when you listen to these successful psychologist-entrepreneurs talk about the benefits of pooling resources and increasing bargaining power.
Moderator: Robin McLeod, PhD, LP
Panelists: Mark Hansen, PhD, LP
Mark Carlson, PsyD, LP
Deborah Rich, PhD, LP, CPLC
Lois Schlutter, PhD, LP, CCDPD
11:00 - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 - 12:15 PM Risk Management and Legal Considerations
This speaker will explore a variety of risk management and legal issues for you to consider when transitioning to alternative practice models and integrated care settings, providing valuable information regarding practical steps and risk management aspects of shifting to an IPA or MSO model, or being part of a team that makes collaborative decisions about a patient’s integrated care.
Speaker: Kevin Ryan, Esq. Partner
12:15 - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 - 2:45 PM Working with Payers to Foster Integration
This panel features representatives from major third party payers who will talk about their companies’ initiatives and their perspectives on where and how psychologists can best bring value to the health care system. Panelists will discuss ways psychologists can collaborate with third-party payers to support integration in their practices, and will discuss trends in reimbursement for services moving forward with attention to how this will impact various practice models.
Moderator: Bruce Bobbitt, PhD, LP
Panelists: Alice Nichols, MSW, LICSW, LCAC
Cary Zahrbock, MSW, LICSW
2:45 - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 - 4:30 PM How Psychologists and Physicians Can Communicate and Collaborate More
Panelists will share their experiences in developing and maintaining strong relationships with professionals across a broad spectrum of medical disciplines, giving you practical advice on what it means to practice in an integrated behavioral health care setting.
Moderator & Panelist: Yasmine Moideen, PhD, LP
Panelists: Ryan Engdahl, PhD, LP
Douglas G. Heck, PhD, LP
Nora K. Keenan, PhD, LP
Attendees of the Minnesota Summit on Practice Innovation and Integration will be able to:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (On or before July 29, 2016)
MPA Member - $149
REGULAR REGISTRATION (After July 29, 2016)
MPA Member - $175
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