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Off-site Pet…

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Opening Reception -…

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Red Dress Run 2015

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Saturday Farmers…

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15th Annual Satchmo…

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Medical Group Management Association Convenes in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 22, 2010

Medical Group Management Association Convenes in New Orleans
October 24-27
President of Tulane University, Scott S. Cowen, opens Focus Session with discussion about the rebuilding process of Tulane Medical Center following Hurricane Katrina

WHAT: Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) 2010 Annual Conference

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center

WHEN: October 24-27, 2010

DETAILS: MGMA’s 2010 Annual Conference, the largest healthcare association for professionals who run medical practices, will take place in New Orleans October 24-27 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC). The conference is expected to draw nearly 4,500 medical service vendors, hospital administrators, health care consultants and medical practice administrators and will feature topics on health information technology adoption, health care reform, government incentive programs, new policies on abuse and fraud and many other health care industry topics.

MGMA is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices. Since 1926, MGMA has delivered networking, professional education and resources and political advocacy for medical practice management. Today, MGMA's 21,500 members lead 13,700 organizations nationwide in which some 275,000 physicians provide more than 40 percent of the healthcare services delivered in the United States.

MGMA's last annual meeting in New Orleans was in 1995 and this year’s meeting is set to generate nearly $6 million in economic impact.

WEBSITE: www.mgma.com/ac10/

MAJOR EVENTS (All events held at NOMCC, unless otherwise noted):

  • Sun, Oct. 24: General Session “Tipping Point in Healthcare Reform” featuring Malcolm Gladwell, author of four best selling books and staff writer for the New Yorker magazine, Hall A, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Mon, Oct. 25: General Session “Perspectives on Healthcare Reform” featuring panelists such as William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, president and CEO, MGMA; Mike McCallister, President & CEO, Humana; James Rohack, MD, Former President, American Medical Association; Chip Kahn, President, Federation of American Hospitals and Andrew Webber, President & CEO, National Business Coalition; Hall A, 8-9:45 a.m.
  • Tues, Oct. 26: General Session “How Software and the Net are Transforming Health and Healthcare Delivery” featuring William Crounse, MD, senior director, Worldwide Health, Hall A, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Wed, Oct. 27: Focus Session “Hurricane Katrina and Tulane University: Survival to Renewal” featuring Scott Cowen, DBA, MBA, President of Tulane University, R02 – above Hall A, 8-9:15 a.m.

EXHIBIT HALL: A-C
HOURS:
Sun, Oct. 24: 2-5 p.m.
Mon, Oct. 25: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tues, Oct. 26: 9:15 a.m.-2 p.m.

PRESS OFFICE: R07 – above Hall A
PHONE: 504-670-5502

HOURS:
Sun, Oct 24: Noon-5:30 p.m.
Mon, Oct 25: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.*
Tues, Oct. 26: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wed, Oct 27: Closed (please contact Liz Boten at 720-219-5107 if you require assistance on Wednesday)
*The press room will be closed on Oct. 25 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for the press luncheon and briefing.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
MGMA: Liz Boten, 720-219-5107, lboten@mgma.com
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5019, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Jennifer Day, 773-909-2514, jday@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com

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