Health care industry’s big issues in 2014

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From mergers to compliance, it’s a world of complexities and consequences in the health care industry. This informative three-part webcast series will tackle the issues and provide real solutions for health care organizations’ big challenges—and opportunities—in 2014. See separate webcasts and topics below.

Part 1 – Mergers and acquisitions

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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Presenters: Paul Siebrasse, Tammy Hill, Matt Wolf

As health care organizations continue to struggle with the issues of reimbursement and the costs of technology and compliance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become an avenue for revenue and market share growth. Presenters will discuss:

  • Industry M&A macro trends and active sub sectors
  • M&A activity outlook for the general health care market, senior care and ambulatory service center sectors
  • Strategies to maximize M&A opportunity, whether acquiring or divesting

Part 2 – HIPAA/HITECH

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Presenters: Ron Ritenour, Steven Polinsky, Corbin DelCarlo, Rob West

Regulatory measures related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health, otherwise known as HIPAA/HITECH, are numerous and complex. Presenters will share best practices related to these regulations. Discussion will cover:

  • Business associate agreements and vendor management
  • Privacy and security practices and breach awareness
  • Access controls related to workforce
  • Network vulnerabilities and security measures
  • Physical security of data center and PCI

Part 3 – Compliance and internal audit

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Presenters: Kim Harrison, Greg Vetter

In order to maintain strong compliance and internal audit programs, organizations are expected to regularly monitor the components of these programs while also keeping an eye out for new or current issues that may need to be addressed. Topics to be covered include:

  • Relationship between compliance, internal audit and the board audit and compliance committees
  • Managing the IT audit universe
  • Oversight and monitoring of contracts and agreements
  • The intersection of compliance and quality

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Executive summaries: Health care’s big issues in 2014

Get a quick-read summary for each of our 2014 spring series webcasts, plus survey results on the big issues in health care.


Who Should Attend
Health care financial executives, controllers, board of directors, C-level professionals

Location
Webcast

Dates and Times:
Part 1 – Mergers and acquisitions
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Part 2 – HIPAA/HITECH
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Part 3 – Compliance and internal audit
Thursday, May 22, 2014
1-2:30 p.m. EDT

Fee
Complimentary

More Information:
Registration and technical questions:

Allison Quattlander
704.442.3838

General information:
Tenley Damrow
309.497.1439