The summit brings together essential players in the healthcare industry to exchange perspectives, network and create a marketplace for transactions. Attendees will be able to learn about and discuss today's healthcare environment, including how consolidation and strategic alliances or partnerships provide various strategic advantages.
The panel discussion Dr. Houff will be participating in, titled Multi-Specialty Groups’ Perspectives on Strategic Alignment and the Next Phase of Integration, will cover how the effect of reform on business models and consolidation activities. It will address specific questions regarding alignment, partnerships and consolidation, as well as how business models will change to address the changing needs of healthcare companies.
Cogent HMG’s Dr. Stephen Houff is the founder of Hospitalist Management Group (HMG) and most recently served as president and Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Cogent HMG through the initial integration and now serves as the Chairman of the Board. A practicing hospitalist since 1993, Dr. Houff grew HMG from a single-site practice.
This year’s Healthcare Deal Making Summit is being held September 19-21, 2012 at the Gaylord Spring’s Golf Links in Nashville, TN. More information about the conference can be found at http://www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/673.
About Cogent HMG
Cogent HMG is the nation’s largest private hospitalist company, partnering with more than 100 hospitals across the country to build and manage high-performing hospitalist and intensivist programs. Through our management and consulting services, Cogent HMG focuses on relentlessly improving efficiency and quality of inpatient care, by supporting hospitalists and intensivists with technology and operational infrastructure, a coordinated clinical care team, data-driven processes, rigorous ongoing training and experienced leadership. Founded by physicians who were pioneers of the hospital medicine industry, the company is dedicated to the advancement of the field by setting best practices and through its established national mentoring program, Cogent HMG Academy™. For more information, visit www.cogenthmg.com.