Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 6, 2018
   5:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Session: ACMPE Prep Course & Mock Exam
Cristian Lieneck, PhD, FACMPE, FACHE;
Texas State University
  7:15 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Friday, September 7, 2018
  7:30  8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
  8:30  9:45 a.m. Telehealth/Telemedicine Panel Discussion
Moderator:  Sarah Churchill Llamas, Shareholder; Winstead
Nora Belcher, Executive Director, Texas e-Health Alliance

Thomas Kim, MD, MPH, Principal; AGMP Telehealth
Carrie Chitsey Wells, Co-Founder/COO; One Touch Video Chat
  9:45  10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
  10:15  11:30 a.m. Can My Practice Negotiate with a Managed Care Payer?
Reed Tinsley, CPA 
  11:30 a.m.  1 p.m. Luncheon and Healthcare in the Era of Cognitive Computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI)  
Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer; IBM Global Healthcare
  1 - 2:15 p.m. Conflict Resolution:  Can it be Done Well?
Amanda Hill, JD, Attorney, Hill Health Law
  2:15 - 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
  2:45 - 4 p.m. 86th Legislative Session
Darren Whitehurst, Vice President, Public Affairs;
Texas Medical Association


  • This program is approved to receive a maximum of 7 credit hours as assigned by the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE).  Participants who attend the ACMPE Prep Course & Mock Exam can earn an additional 4.5 credit hours.
  • Texas MGMA is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Sponsor (#009986).  This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of the CPE program.  This program qualifies for a maximum of 5 CPE credit hours.