NERVES 2023 Virtual Mini Conference

November 16, 2023
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual (Zoom)

Spend a afternoon with us in November to fine tune your practice operations. From financial trends to patient outcomes, don't miss this opportunity to gain powerful information to help trend your practice to the positive, financially as well as with patient outcomes.

Registration is open and there's no cost to attend.

Schedule of Events

2:00pm - 2:45pm  Post Covid Financial Trends for Hospitals and Health Systems
Lisa Goldstein, Kaufman Hall
2022 was a challenging year for health systems to break even financially. With stagnant emergency room volumes and flat to declining inpatient admissions, hospitals are turning to these activities and interests to return to a positive operating margin.
2:45pm - 3:30pm Reducing Costs and Improving Patient Outcomes Through Physician Engagement
Dr. Porter Jones, Avant-garde Health
Physician engagement is a crucial factor in achieving cost reductions and improving patient outcomes. By actively involving physicians in decisions regarding resource utilization, organizations can tap into their clinical expertise and gain valuable insights. Engaged physicians can identify opportunities for cost savings, eliminate unnecessary expenditures, and ensure that resources are allocated appropriately to meet patient needs.
3:30pm - 4:30pm Roundtable Discussions
  • Academic - led by Alex Palleshi, University of Maryland Neurosurgery
  • Hospital - led by Jason Phillip, Northwell Health
  • Private - led by Carrie Bennett, Neurological & Spine Institute of Savannah


Lisa GoldsteinLisa Goldstein
Senior Vice President
Kaufman Hall
Lisa Goldstein is a nationally recognized analyst, speaker, writer, and expert on not-for-profit healthcare. At Kaufman Hall, she is a member of the Treasury and Capital Markets practice and Thought Leadership team.

Lisa has been quoted by national media including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. She is a regular speaker at regional and national healthcare conferences, and serves as a guest lecturer at Harvard University, New York University, and Rutgers University. She has authored numerous industry reports and is an appointed faculty member for The Governance Institute. Lisa serves on the Board of Directors of Carilion Clinic, a not-for-profit healthcare system headquartered in Roanoke, VA.

Porter JonesPorter Jones
Vice President of Clinical Transformation
Avant-garde Health
Porter is a seasoned healthcare professional with vast experience in hospital administration and the medical device industry. He spent four years at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he managed the oncology department as well as the medical practice division. In this role he also oversaw the quality, outcomes, health economics and the medical record departments. Additionally, Porter founded and was CEO of a group of medical and dental clinics in Sao Paulo providing healthcare to medically underserved regions of the city.


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