Kurt Eichenwald of Newsweek Joins the Summit Program

An investigative reporter who covers MOC topics and the ABIM will join doctors during the Summit event. More details on the presentation time and date to be announced.

June 26th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker|

Paul Teirstein, MD, Leader in the Movement to Change MOC Requirements, to Speak at Summit

Paul Teirstein, MD, chief of cardiology for Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA, leader of the MOC Petition with 23,000 signatures, founded the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons to provide an alternative to the ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification program. He launched a petition last year to recall changes to ABIM's MOC process. Dr. Teirstein discusses [...]

June 17th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker|

Direct Patient Care Model Discussed at Summit

Doctors Josh Umbehr and Keith Smith discuss how they and other primary care doctors, and medical/surgical specialists have successfully transitioned to DPC, eliminating the vast majority of 3rd party payer interference and financial drain from their practices. Tune in to the webcast Tuesday, July 21 to hear more about DPC models, opting out of medicare, [...]

June 17th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker|

Med Student Provides FREE Conversion to ICD-10 Coding at Summit

Parth Desai has written a program to allow easy conversion to ICD-10 for all specialties and EHR programs - he shares this with doctors at Summit. There is overwhelmingly positive response from a 600+ practice pilot study funded by The Physicians Foundation after Parth wrote the program for his father's medical practice. The training and [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker|

Physicians Foundation CEO to Address Physicians at Summit: “Your Destiny is Still In Your Hands, but the Clock is Ticking”

Tim Norbeck is in his 49th year working with and for physicians, including 33 years as CEO of the RI and CT Medical Societies, 6 years with the AMA, and now CEO of the Physicians Foundation. Mr. Norbeck has spoken on behalf of physicians in all 50 states and authored numerous articles, OP/EDs and letters [...]

May 30th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker|

New Speakers Join the Live Summit Program in Beautiful Keystone, CO

Join us in person Friday, July 24 - Sunday morning, July 26 and hear from Dr. Richard Armstrong from Docs4PatientCare Foundation, Parth Desai, ICD-10 Charts, Craig Fuller, coalition-building expert and more. Dr. Richard Armstong with Docs4PatientCare Foundation, will address physicians live and online with his talk, "America’s health care “system” in 2015: How it developed...how [...]

May 29th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker, Uncategorized|

Merritt Hawkins Joins Summit as Survey Partner

We welcome Merritt Hawkins, the nation's leading physician placement company, to Summit. They conduct biennial surveys of US Physicians and will conduct polling during the event. Merritt Hawkins’ commitment to understanding and improving physicians’ workplace satisfaction is unparalleled and we are pleased to highlight their expertise during the Summit at the Summit webcast and in-person [...]

May 29th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker, Uncategorized|

These Doctors are Passionate About Restoring Doctors’ Rights

We welcome to the Summit program Dr. Rocky Bilhartz and Dr. Kristin Story Held. Dr. Bilhartz's articles on his blog and on KevinMD.com really capture the dilemmas and frustrations of how doctors currently have to practice medicine. Dr. Bilhartz will discuss how the quest to improve real quality in medicine has taken a setback in [...]

May 29th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker, Uncategorized|

New Speakers on the Summit Program Prepare Doctors to Regain a Central Role in Health Care

Dr. Arvind Cavale and Dr. Joel Strom have recently joined the list of speakers for Summit at the Summit July 20-26, 2015. New policies and procedures are constantly being introduced and implemented in health care, without a collective doctor voice to test the viability of the programs. Under the guise of “improving patient care”, many [...]

April 17th, 2015|Articles, Conference, Speaker|