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"Mysterious…

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

31st Annual Halloween…

Oct 24 - 26, 2014
Join us for the 31st annual Halloween New Orleans, a weekend-long LGBT… more

American Fanfare

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
Guest conductor Jo Ann Falletta leads the LPO in an all-American program… more

Boo at the Zoo…

Oct 24 - 25, 2014
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Bucktober Fridays

Oct 24 - 31, 2014
Every Friday in October, Deanie's Seafood Restaurant delivers live music and… more

Fore! Kids Foundation…

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
The Fore! Kids Foundation has raised money to fund children's service… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
Every Friday night, visit NOMA for art activities and a variety of activities… more

Ghosts in the Oaks

Oct 24 - 25, 2014
This family friendly event takes place in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park… more

Greater Baton Rouge…

Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2014
Carnival rides, food, music, kids' activities, animal shows, games, exhibits. more

Irene Sage

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
 Singer Irene Sage has been composing and performing original rock music… more

National WWII Museum…

Oct 24 - 26, 2014
Get an up close look at some of World War II's most famous planes and talk to… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Monsters,… more

Opening Party for…

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
Join us for the Prospect 3 Opening Celebration for cocktails, dinner, and… more

Roland Guerin Band

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar  for Roland Guerin Band … more

Sacred to the Memory…

Oct 24 - Nov 17, 2014
Showcasing both the historic Hermann-Grima House museum and St. Louis Cemetery… more

Southern Rep presents…

Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2014
In a remote cabin deep in the woods, an old crone spins a spellbinding tale… more

The Civic Theatre…

Oct 24 - 25, 2014
Join us for legendary pop music artist and composer Gino Vannelli, for an… more

The End is Near: The…

Oct 24 - 25, 2014
The House of Shock Haunted House and Halloween Festival launches its final… more

THE GUANTÁNAMO PUBLIC…

Oct 24 - 30, 2014
This traveling exhibit examines the history of the U.S. naval base in… more

The Mysterious…

Oct 24 - Nov 23, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

"Mysterious…

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

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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