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Looking into the Healthcare Crystal Ball: What’s Next?

October 25, 2017 - October 26, 2017

HFMA & MCACHE Co-Sponsored

Fall Conference 

Looking into the Healthcare Crystal Ball: What’s Next?

 Join us for 3 panel discussions; each count for 1.5 face-to-face ACHE credits

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. and 3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.


Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road

Plymouth, MI 48170

Grande Ballroom

One panel: $90

Two panels: $150

Three panels: $170

1.5 face-to-face ACHE credits per panel




Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – 1:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century

Strategies to integrate physician and hospital interests are a necessary component to providing quality care and the achieving of economic goals for both parties. The degree of integration varies from minimal to full integration models and has panelists address their success and challenges in the process.


Steven D. Brown, MD, FACP, FCCP, Vice President of Clinical Operations, Trinity Health Provider Network Organization

Peter Watson, MD, FACP, SFHM, Medical Director, Health Alliance Plan Midwest at Health Alliance Plan

Mohammad Salameh, MD, FACP, FHM, Internal Medicine Department Chair, IHA


Terrance McWilliams, MD, FAAFP, Chief Clinical Consultant, Healthcare Strategy Group, LLC


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Cost-Effective Health Care = Better Health Care?

As reimbursement models are morphing to encompass all aspects of patient care, and in population health, it becomes imperative to understand the continuum of patient care. Panelists will discuss their work and how they are building models to reach patient care and financial goals.


Mary Beth Kuderik, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

Vickie Boyle, RN, BSN, Director, HEDIS for Quality Management and Population Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan

Katherine Scher, RN, CCM, Director, Population Health Management, Henry Ford Health System

Paul Harkaway, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Integration and Accountable Care, Trinity Health


Deborah Sieradzki, PhD, Partner, Lubaway, Masten and Company, Ltd


Thursday, October 26, 2017 – 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Leadership Panel – What’s Next? Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations

The healthcare environment is constantly changing, and provider organizations must adapt in order to survive and thrive. Organizations are frequently asked to respond to legislative changes, market fluctuations, safety concerns, and patient or staff demands. Panelists will discuss and share approaches that were successful and those that impeded the change process.


Ondrea Bates, DNP, MSN, RN, Senior Vice President, Operations & Continuum of Care

John Kerndl, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Beaumont Health

Jean Meyer, MSN, RN, Chief Operating Officer, Ascension Michigan

Marcus Shipley, MBA, Senior Vice President and CIO, Trinity Health


Chad Schafer, CPA, Partner, Plante Moran


October 25, 2017
October 26, 2017