The Pacific Northwest Medical Management Conference is pleased to announce the following concurrent session speakers and experts in their field, participating in our conference.  With 24 concurrent session to choose, from attendees will be provided timely insight and education on topics that are important to you and your practice.

The varied education and networking sessions are structured to meet the needs of healthcare executives, practice professionals, managers of all levels, physicians, nurses, and other business professionals. Attendance by administrator-physician teams, including mid-level managers, is highly encouraged to cover all the educational offerings on our agenda and to support one another in undertaking the challenges of today’s health care organizations.


Penny Noyes
President & CEO
Health Business Navigators
1A: Payer Contracts Assessment & Renegotiation – Getting
2A: Analyzing a Payer Offer and Modeling Counter Offers
3A: Weird Stuff in Payer Agreements, Why It’s In There and What To Do About It
Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, Commander, US Navy (ret)
CEO, Productive Leaders
Keynote Business and Leadership Speaker | Author | Coach | Consultant
1B: Master Your Practice World
2B: How to Attract, Retain, Mentor, Evolve, and Develop the Next Generation of Leaders
3B: The 7 Executive Prescriptions for Practice Success
Scott Foster
Corporate Director of Talent Management
Whelan Security
1C: How to Hire the Right Employee: Recruitment and Interview Techniques
2C: Manage up or out - How to dismiss a bad employee
3C: Emotional Intelligence
Frank D. Cohen, MPA, MBB
Senior Analyst
The Frank Cohen Group
1D: AI: New World Benefits in the Non-clinical Setting
2D: Predicting Like a Pro
Glen Lawrence, MBA
Director, Business Intelligence
3D: The Data Tsunami: Harness the Power of Your Practice EHR, General Ledger, and Payroll Data
Mark A. Bonanno JD MPH
General Counsel and Vice President of Health Policy
Oregon Medical Association
4A: How to Hold a Firehose and Other Tips for Keeping Up With the Flow of Change in Health Care Laws
Katie Kolan, JD
Director of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Washington State Medical Association
4B: Washington State 2019 Legislative Session Update – What just happened and what do you need to do about it?
Kelly O'Keefe
Director of Digital Strategies
Fuel Medical Group 
4C: Leverage the Latest, Most Relevant Social Media Trends to Recruit Patients and Staff
5C: How to Effectively Manage Your Online Reputation
Mark Lovgren
Director, Telehealth Services
4D: Telehealth and remote visits 101
5D: Ambulatory Telemedicine: The Why
Amber Hoffman, MSN, RN
Manager, Clinical Education and Quality
4D: Telehealth and remote visits 101
5D: Ambulatory Telemedicine: The Why


Kim Swafford
Group Vice President, Telehealth and Health Technology Strategy
Providence St. Joseph Health
6D: Telemedicine and Remote Visits – Financial Considerations
Mac S. McGregor

The Gender Sense and Radio Show Host of the "You Can Make a Difference Show"

5B:The Transgender Patient Experience
6B: The Trans Connection

Jessica Ordonez
Apicality Communication, LLC

5A: High-Impact Writing in Healthcare


Kate Othus, MHA
Partner, Healthcare Business Advisors
Aldrich Core Consulting, LLC
6A: Strategic Planning: Developing a roadmap for success

Pacific Northwest Conference Management reserves the right to change, modify or delete published sessions at any time for circumstances outside of our control.