Health Performance Specialists (HPS) Network Physician Roundtable
Sunday, April 7, 2019
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

What: The HPS roundtable consists of HPS network physicians, highly regarded and highly performing HPS network physician prospects, and those selected by the HPS management team to provide insight on future trends and operations of a venous and lymphatic medicine practice. Network physicians will gain superior business and operations value from this interactive roundtable. The HPS physician network is by invitation only and is the largest and only independent vein care physician practice network in the USA. 

Who: The interactive roundtable will be led by HPS Managing Director, Chris Pittman, M.D., DABR, FAVLS. Attendees are recognized and highly regarded physicians who lead dedicated venous medicine practices who are HPS network physicians, those with interest in joining HPS, and/or thought leaders within the venous and lymphatic space. This workshop is interactive, and attendees are expected to both participate and contribute.

Why: HPS shares all the practical aspects of operating a quality care, compliant, and highly performing vein care practice. Understand best practices to survive and thrive as an independent physician. HPS Affiliate Partners and Group Purchasing benefits will be discussed. Navigate the coming tsunami change from Fee for Service medicine to Fee for Value medicine. Volume, Efficiency, Outcomes defines the future of medicine. Align, Consolidate or Die. “No Margin, No Mission.”

Where & When: The HPS roundtable convenes at least two times per year.  A minimum of one meeting will be held in Tampa, Florida, the headquarters of HPS. Inaugural HPS roundtable logistics are simple:

Welcome Dinner -- Saturday, April 6

(Immediately following the conclusion of the OEIS Annual Meeting)

·       Arrive and check-in to hotel

·       HPS management, network physicians, prospects, and other invitees enjoy drinks and a casual dinner 6pm


Inaugural HPS Roundtable Meeting -- Sunday, April 7

Agenda: Emphasis on collegial, interactive question and answer format, rather than didactics.  Agenda will be broken into two parts – industry trends and practice management.

  • Breakfast 8am-9am

  • Roundtable convenes 9am

  • Introductions

  • Current and Future Trends 9am-12pm (HPS Network Physicians and Prospects)

    • Market Trends

    • Industry Innovation

    • Payment, Compliance, MACRA/MIPS

    • Fee for Service to Fee for Value Payment Transition

  • Practical Practice Management 12pm-6pm (HPS Network Physicians only)

    • Practice Operations and Development

    • Group Purchasing Opportunities

    • Benchmarks and Analytics

    • Culture, Staffing and Retention

  • Informal fellowship/social activity 6pm-?

Vein911® Clinical Operations Tour (optional) -- Monday, April 8

  • Opportunity to shadow clinical operations at Vein911® Vein Treatment Center Tampa office 8am-12pm

  • Debrief with HPS Management and wrap up 12pm-4pm

  • Tampa International Airport is only 11 minutes from Vein911® Vein Treatment Center Tampa office