American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives’ (AAOE) 2019 Annual Conference

Date:May 5-8, 2019 
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

David Blish, director of healthcare consulting in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Healthcare Resources Group, will present at the American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives’ (AAOE) 2019 Annual Conference. Taking place May 5-8 in Nashville, TN, the conference brings together orthopedic hospital and practice administrators, managing physicians, educators, and industry partners for meaningful discussion and education about practice management, strategic initiatives, and the latest industry trends.

Blish will moderate the session, “Maximizing ROI for the Benchmarking Survey.” Using his analysis of the AAOE Benchmarking Survey results, Blish will present key insights and will explore how orthopedic providers can make the data actionable in their practice. The panel will be comprised of members of AAOE’s Data Analytics and Benchmarking Council, and they will share examples of how survey data has been utilized.

As director of healthcare consulting, Blish helps hospitals, health systems, and physician groups devise strategic and financial solutions that improve efficiency and maximize opportunities. He is active in the healthcare community and serves as a speaker at industry conferences and meetings.

Additional conference topics include:

  • Creating a more positive work culture
  • Implementing a successful value-based care bundle
  • Increasing reimbursement without increasing volume
  • Taking on opioids
  • Attracting, recruiting, and retaining employees
  • Rethinking patient access

In addition to hearing from healthcare industry professionals, conference attendees will hear from keynote speakers Patrick Sweeney, adventurer and fear guru, and Jim Carroll, futurist, trends, and innovation expert.

To learn more or register, visit the conference website.