AAMA : AAMA 2014: The National Summit of Medical Administrators : Learning Objectives, Format and Topics

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Learning Objectives, Format and TOPICS

Learning Objectives

The AAMA 2014 Summit is designed to provide attendees with useful information that they can immediately take advantage of and apply after the meeting, and to establish connections for long-term relationships with peers across the country. Learning objectives are to:

  • Present the most up to date, new and emerging information in the fields of healthcare and hospital administrations
  • Provide a forum for civilian and military administrators to connect and to learn from one another
  • Share best practices via invited speakers and abstract presentations (oral and poster) 
  • Offer networking opportunities both formal and informal

Conference Format

The AAMA 2014 Summit includes several session and meeting formats to enhance attendee experience and value:

  • Plenary general sessions, with invited speakers on immediately relevant topics
  • Breakout sessions, with invited speakers focusing on specific areas, clinical or otherwise, including in-depth analysis and discussion
  • Poster session presenting research, best practices, case studies, clinical studies from abstracts selected via peer review
  • Networking lunches with round tables grouped by topic area and facilitated by subject matter experts
  • New attendee orientation on how to get the most from a first AAMA 2014 Summit
  • Daily vendor breakfasts to discover the latest information from relevant companies
  • Exhibit floor with more than 30 companies and non-profit associations
  • Welcome reception as well as many other opportunities to network with your peers across your AAMA college or other specialties

Conference Topics

The following topic areas will be featured in the conference program sessions:

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Coding and compliance
  • Regulatory issues
  • Accreditation
  • Contingency planning
  • Emergency management/incident response
  • Physician and provider relationships
  • Clinical issues related to both clinical practice as well as business solutions for clinical issues
  • Clinical research and regulation
  • Leadership and organizational management
  • Financial management
  • Professional development
  • Information management/technology including Electronic Medical Records
  • Promoting quality of care