In support of HFMA’s efforts to minimize paper waste, become more environmentally- friendly, decrease costs, and provide the most up to date session information to all participants, meeting and session handouts will no longer be available at the meetings. Presentations will be provided for download on our website following each meeting and for a reasonable period of time thereafter.

November 20, 2015 Luncheon

Strategic Repositioning – Connecting  Strategy with Reality  1511 – Peter DeAngelis

October 30, 2015 HiMSS/HFMA Joint Symposium

Commonsense Strategies for Uncommon Times 1510J1 – Tim Tindle

Who’s Leading Your Charge 1510J2 – David Friday

Innovations in the Houston Community 1510J3 – Kevin Burns

Innovations in the Houston Community  1510J3 – Laura Peterson

ETHAN Project 1510J4 – Diaa Alqusairi

October 20, 2015 HFMA Region 9 Webinar

Hot Topics – Inpatient and Outpatient Coding and Billing Compliance 1510W_Paula Archer, RHIA

October 16 Fall Institute

Population Health Management 151001 – Julia Andrieni MD

Medicare Audits and Appeals Environment 151002 – Jessica Gustafson and Abby Pendleton

Accounting and Auditing Hot Topics 151003 – Lyndsey McAlister and Barry Vanderloop

Succeeding at Risk Based Care 151005 – Eric Rogers

Occupational Fraud in the Healthcare Organization 151006 – Lynn Menard

September 18 Luncheon

Texas Medical Center: An Overview 1509- TIM GARSON

September 15 Region 9 Webinar

The Patient Financial Experience
Corey Meyer


June 19 Monthly Luncheon

501R Presentation


May 17-19, 2015 Spring Institute

Get Started
Diaa Alqusairi

HFMA Update
Melinda Hancock

Walking the Talk: Quality and Safety Realities
Susan Distefano

Free Standing Healthcare
Victor Schmerbeck
Kay Tittle
Randy Reid

Michael Kaitschuck

“Telemedicine” – the future of healthcare?
Andre Pontin

Failure to Rescue
Sally Raty

You’ve Been Upgraded
Kevin McDaniel

Smashing the Glass Ceiling
Liz Alhand

Ethical Business Decisions for Texas CPAs
David W. Holt

Barbarians At the Gates: Focus on Cyber Incident Response Preparedness
Norman Comstock

Epic Panel
Mark Evard
Tim Tindle
Dr. Shetal-Nicholas Desai – Moderator

84th Texas Legislature – Not Making Your Job Easier
Ted Shaw

April 17, 2015 Monthly Luncheon Meeting

Due to a scheduling error, Ms. Van Compernolle and Ms. McAlister will speak at a later date.

March 20, 2015 Monthly Luncheon Meeting

Readmissions Impact on Healthcare
Dott Andrew MSN, RN, CCM, NE-BC

February 23, 2015 Winter Institute | Norris Conference Center

The Road Ahead-A Preview of State and Federal Legislation Impacting Texas Healthcare Providers
Catherine Greaves

Pumps & Pipes Uniquely Houston
Stephen R. Igo

Impact of High Deductible Plans
Edward Ladely

►”How ‘Active Listening’ Makes Both Participants in a Conversation Feel Better
From Wall Street Journal, January 1w, 2015

Referenced by Jim MacIngvale

Accounting and Auditing Updates for Health Care Providers
Kimberly McKay

Affordable Care Act Changes
Brad Oxford

January 16, 2015 Luncheon Meeting

At Dr. Lin’s request, presentation can not be posted. If you ar einterested in reciving the presentation, please contact

December 4, 2014 – Breakfast Meeting

Ebola: Insurance & Risk Considerations for Health Care Providers
Greg Daniels

November 21, 2014 – Luncheon Meeting

Advanced Analytics for the Proactive Management of Healthcare Benefit Costs
James Pritchett and Stacy Hodgins

November 13, 2014Breakfast Meeting

Ebola & Insurance
Jeffrey S. Levy

Ebola: Protecting Yourself, Your Workplace, and Your Employees
Jana H. Woelfel

October 17, 2014 – Fall Institute

To Affliate or Not to Affiliate: Why Doing Nothing Won’t Work
Liz Alhand, RN, CPA

Technology Enabled Care
Robert Dudzinski

Physician Compensation Governance and Trends for Tomorrow
Sherry B. Fultz, MS-HRM, SPHR, CCP, CBP

Fraud Enforcement Trends
Scott McBride

Meaningful Use Audits – due to proprietary information, this presentation can not be downloaded
Bill Phillips

Translating Clinical Analytics and Outcomes into ROI
Rob Ddzinski, Kristen Geissler, Sally Raty

September 26, 2014 HFMA / HISMM Joint Meeting

Using Electronic Health Information and Strategic Analytics to Enhance Value based Health Solutions, Improve Care and Advance Care Coordination
Nathan Gunn, MD and Heidi Schwarzwald, MD, MPH

Building a Sustainable Healthcare System
Alexander Izaguirre, MBA, PhD

Big Data & Reduced Readmissions
Chris Myers, MS, RN, CCM and Anand Shah, MD

Digital Health in the Era of Reform
Shaun Rangappa, MD, MSHA

►Video used by Dr. Rangappa can be found at:
password: Healthy1

September 19, 2014 Luncheon Meeting

ACO Risks: The Changing Dynamic
Mark Karlson

August 15, 2014 Luncheon Meeting

Creating a Culture of Success Desire, Vision and Focus
Rhonda Dishongh

July 18, 2014 Luncheon Meeting

The Doctor is In(tegrated)
Joshua D. Halverson

June 20, 2014 Luncheon Meeting

The CFPB and Medical Collections: Unknown Territory in the Face of Sweeping Regulatory Change
Lauren Rosenfeld

May 16, 2014 Annual Meeting | The Houstonian | Houston, TX

Healthcare Analytics: Power Tools for Solving Today’s Complex Healthcare Challenges
Felix J. Bradbury, RN, MSHA, ScD, FACHE

Values-Based Decision Making: Addressing Culture & Ethnic Nuances in Palliative & End-of-Life Care
Michael Sullivan, FACHE

Doctor-driven health care? Imagine that.
Dr. Catherine Gaffigan

►Christine Spray and the CEO Panel will not be utilizing handouts.

April 25, 2014 Luncheon Meeting

Federal and State Legislative and Regulatory Update
John Hawkins

March 18, 2014 Texas State Chapters Free Webinar

Healthcare Reform: The Movement From Volume to Value – What Is the End State, and How Do We Get There?
Jim Donohue

February 28, 2014 Winter Institute | “Lassoing the New Healthcare Frontier”

Population Health Management: Clinical Integration as a Business Model
David James MD, JD, CPE

ObamaCare: The Good,The Bad and The Ugly
Ralph Lawson, FHFMA, CPA

Leadership in Turbulent Times
George Masi

Building the Billion Dollar Company
Richard Scrushy

ACA, ACO, the Current Status of Healthcare Changes
Dan Wolterman

February 18, 2014 Texas State Chapters Free Webinar

The How’s and Why’s of a Patient-Centered Approach to Population-Based Healthcare
Emma Mandell and Joshua Halverson

January 17, 2014 Luncheon Meeting

Less Than a Year to Go…Are You Ready for ICD-10?
Michael Kaitschuck