Calendar of Events

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Our meetings take place on the second Wednesday of every other month, 7:30-9 a.m. at the Oregon Medical Association.

  • April 12
  • June 14
  • August 9
  • Pctpber 11
  • December 13

Upcoming Events

April 12, 2017 – “Developing a High Performing Team”

Previous Events

February 8, 2017 – Put Your Oxygen Mask On Yourself Before Assisting Other Passengers  (Presented by Paul Spindel, M.A.)

December 8, 2016 – Cancelled due to weather

November 9, 2016 – Communicating on the Edge (Presented by Patti Lind, Lind Consulting Group)

October 13, 2016 – Looking For the Elusive Medical Assistant (Presented by Paula Purdy, CMA (AAMA) Director of Operations, Medical Society Services, Inc.

September 14, 2016 – Why is Hiring so Hard? (Presented by Liz McLean-Williams HR Director, Women’s Healthcare Associates)

June 9, 2016 – Poverty and Classism; Understanding the Why (Presented by Veronica Bravo, Referral Navigator, Women’s Healthcare Associates)

May 11, 2016 – Making Technology Work For You, Not Against You! (Presented by Julie McGovern, CEO PracticeWise, LLC)

April 14, 2016 – Presentation: “Medical Practice Challenges for 2016” (Presented by Mark Bonanno, JD MPH, OMA General Counsel and Director of Health Policy)

March 9, 2016 – Presentation: “#Healthcare Security: Internet and Social Media Issues” (Presented by Tim Resch, Managing Partner, Samuels Yoelin Kantor)

February 11, 2016 – Presentation: “Clinically Integrated Networks” (Presented by Lorissa Addabbo, MBA)

January 13, 2016 – Presentation: “Navigating Oregon’s New Paid Sick Leave Law” (Presented by Christine Thelen-Short)

December 10, 2015 – Presentation: “The Generational Workforce Rubik’s Cube” (Presented by Cole Chatterton)

November 11, 2015 – Presentation: “Responding to an Active Shooter” (Presented by Steve Stevenson and Ryan Nelson)

October 8, 2015 – Workshop: “Keeping Your Head Above Water” (Presented by Patti Lind)

September 9, 2015 – Presentation: “Fraud Risks and Prevention in a Medical Practice” (Presented by Elliott Tracy) and “Advantages & Disadvantages of Using a Lockbox Service” (Presented by Eve Greenman)

June 10, 2015 – Presentation: “Words Can Get in the Way” (Presented by Lucy Kairalla)

May 6 – May 8, 2015 – OR/WA MGMA Conference in Portland

April 8, 2015 – Presentation: “Rightful Discharge and Other Hot Employment Topics” (Presented by José Klein)

March 12, 2015 – Presentation: “Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE)- A Tool for Enhancing Care Coordination” (Presented by Susan Kirchoff)

February 11, 2015 – Presentation: “A Cloud Security Primer” (Presented by David Johnson, CISSP, CISM, CISA)

January 8, 2015 – Presentation: “Clinical Integration, the Alignment of Incentives, and CMS Quality-Based Payment Programs” (Presented by Jennifer Franks J.D., PhD and Peter Ricoy J.D., M.P.P.)