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May 20, 2016

Click Here or on the image above to view our 2016 Spring Newsletter

Ballast Point  HFMA Year End  Event a Success

Yesterday we gathered at Ballast Point for our year end social event.  With a buffet of appetizers and variety of beverages we celebrated our 2015 -2016 accomplishments, installed our new board, presented awards for service, and raffled off Ballast Point apparel and gift cards.  A great social and networking event with laughter fun and friendship.   We had a blast!

2016-2017 Board Installed

Basak Kaya the 2016 recipient of the Margie D. Award for Outstanding Service with new member David Alemian
Jennifer Hays 2015-2016 President with newly installed  2016-2017 President and Medal of Honor recipient  Julie Haluska

2016 - 2017 Look at the Education and Events We have planned!

We have just started planning so watch for more events coming soon!
June 16 - Innovative Strategies to Project Against Population Health Reimbursement 4:30 - 8:30 P.M., ANM Healthcare, 12400 High Bluff Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA  More Info Register

July 7  - Webinar: Value-Based Contract Management
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. Save the Date!

July 14 - Overview of Chapter Communication Sources
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Save the Date!

August 10 - 12  -HFMA Seminars Series in San Diego, CA 
Medicare Cost Reporting
Healthcare Financial Management Essentials
Managed Care in a Value-Based World: Contracts, Agreements, Collections, and Discounts
Using Analytics to Improve Your Bottom Line: Turning Data into Dollars
Save the Date!
October 9 - 11th - San Diego /Southern California Fall Conference (Hyatt Newport Beach) Save the Date!

January 14 - 19 HFMA Region 10 & 11 Symposium -Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas Save the Date!

Looking for additional Education? 
Please visit our National HFMA Website (Education)
June 16th - Innovative Strategies for Successful Population Health Management

Join us Thursday, June 16th, 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Innovative Strategies For Successful Population Health Management
An evening educational program discussing innovative strategies for successful population health management, beginning with a networking reception and ending with conversations over dessert and coffee.

Location:AMN Healthcare Auditorium
 12400 High Bluff Dr, Suite 100
 San Diego, California 92130 
4:30-5:30 pm: Networking reception with hosted wine bar
5:30-8:00 pm: Educational Program
8:00-8:30 pm: Conversations over dessert & coffee
Half Day Registration
HFMA Member  $25.00
Non-Member  $40.00
HFMA/SOHL Provider Member  $20.00
Student $20.00

Speakers and Panelists               Detailed Agenda and Speaker Bios

Introductory Remarks: Dave Roberts-Vice Chair, San Diego County Board of Supervisors; former HIMSS executive and health policy advisor to two presidents
  • Keynote Speaker/Moderator: John M. "Jay" Shiver, MHA, CHE, FAAMA-Professor of health administration and policy at George Mason University; CEO, Capital Health; co-author, Managing Integrated Health Systems: A Guide for Health Executives
  • Panelists:
    • Anette Asher-Founder & CEO, Care to Caregiver (San Diego); former CEO, Glenner Memory Care Centers.
    • Betsy J. Lahue, MPH-Worldwide VP, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Becton Dickinson; Member, Boston University School of Public Health/Dean's Advisory Board
    • Gary Mendoza, JD-Co-founder & CEO, Health eWay, Inc.; former California Commissioner for Corporations; managed-care innovator
    • Michael J. Minton, MS-Founder & CEO, HealthPicket, Inc. (San Diego); former HP, Cardiac Science and BD executive.
    Thank you to our event sponsor MediRevv

    We are planning the 2016-2017 Year and looking for Committee Members
    Whether you are a new member to HFMA or have been a member for many years, we would love have you join one of our committees.  

    The time commitment can be whatever you can give.  Our committees are just beginning to work on our 2016 - 2017 year, and we need your help and input to provide the programs, and events you want, and to continue to be an award winning HFMA chapter! 

    Please consider joining one of our Committees.  For more information please contact our committee chairs

    Early Careerists - Christina Datko -  Christina.Datko@sharp.com
    Membership - Mindy Scher - mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
    Programs - Basak Kaya - basakkaya@gmail.com
    Newsletter - Dan Bannister - dan.bannister@sharp.com
    Sponsorship - Pia Labos - plabos@chamberlinedmonds.com
    Social - Jennifer Hays - jhays@turningpointrcs.com

    HFMA Renewal and Referral New Member Savings!
    Membership renewal is NOW open for the membership period 6/1/2016 through 5/31/2017  Renew online at www.hfma.org  or call  Member Services at 800-252-4362 ext 2

     Great membership promotions available for your friends and colleagues you refer.
    Refer A New Member Now...They Save, You  May Win! - Refer a new member to HFMA at the 2017 new member dues rate of $215 and they will receive the remainder of this fiscal year for FREE
    They pay for next fiscal year (June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017), which includes a $100 new member discount. That's a nearly 50% savings off the standard dues rate!  
    This promotion can only be activated by calling Member Services at 1-800-252-4362 ext 2 and mention promo code FREE2016 while enrolling. Make sure they give your name as the referring HFMA member to be enrolled in the Member Get a Member Promo.

    AND WHEN THEY JOIN YOU will be entered into drawings for prizes and a chance to win $5,000. View available rewards and information on HFMA's MGAM program.  This program is available through June 1st

    For additional information on promotions, please call member services at (800) 252-4362, ext. 2, or contact your chapter Membership Chair, Mindy Scher at 760-505-3535 or e-mail  mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
    HFMA Live  Webinars May  - June
    Learn about timely healthcare finance topics and earn CPEs. Most live webinars are free for HFMA members and $99 for non-members, unless otherwise noted. 12 :00 - 1:00 PST
    You can also view on-demand webinars if you miss a webinar or want to search on other topics
    Go to www.hfma.org/webinars for more information on each topic and to register.

    May 17 A Patient-Centered Approach to Reducing Clinical Supply Costs

    May 24 Patient Financial Engagement and the Link to Payment & Satisfaction

    May 26 Steps to Implement Patient-centered Billing and Collection Best Practices

    June 1 Commercial Audits: Managing Concurrent Reviews and Retrospective

    June 2 Focus on "Customers" and Increase Patient Satisfaction and Payments

    June 8 Labor Strategies to Lower Cost and Improve Productivity
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    Your HFMA San Diego - Imperial Chapter Team
    President - Jennifer Hays - jhays@turningpointrcs.com
    President Elect - Julie Haluska - JHALUSKA@emdeon.com
    Vice President - Fahd Benabdeljalil - fahd.benabdeljalil@sharp.com
    Secretary - Deanna Sandoval - Sandoval.Deanna@scrippshealth.org
    Treasurer - Christina Datko -  Christina.Datko@sharp.com
    Membership - Mindy Scher - mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
    Programs - Deb Binczewski - dbinczewski@jacobusconsulting.com
                       Basak Kaya - basakkaya@gmail.com
    Newsletter Director - Dan Bannister - dan.bannister@sharp.com
    Sponsorship - Pia Labos - plabos@chamberlinedmonds.com
    Director and Chair Founders, Chapter Awards and Volunteerism - Julie Haluska
    Immediate Past President & Bylaws - Shannon Vanderbilt - s1vanderbilt@ucsd.edu
    Certification - Susan May  - susan.may@palomarhealth.org