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DMSG’s Summer Meeting Schedule 2017

DMSG’s Summer Meeting Schedule 2017


 Our 2017 Summer program was a huge success! T.R. Reid kicked it off with an outstanding presentation related to the issues about replacing or repealing the ACA and what other options might be available.

Then Dr. Sue Turney shared how Marshfield Clinic serves the northern part of Wisconson consisting primarily of Medicare and Medicaid patients along with commercial insurance patients. They have over 700 healthcare providers in 80 different medical specialties.

Finally, Dr. Denis Cortese talked about the dynamics of developing leadership in the healthcare community through physicians and other healthcare providers as the most effective way to establish patient centered care and value based reimbursement.

  1. June 29th ——T.R. Reid, Author and Washington Post Reporter

“Repeal? Replace? Regret?—-Washington’s Struggle to Revamp U.S. health Care”

  1. July 26th —— Susan Turney, MD, MS, FACMPE, FACP, President and CEO, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI

“Defining the Future of Health Care: Innovation Through Integration” 

  1. August 23rd ——Denis Cortese, MD, Director, Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, Arizona State University and CEO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic

“Leadership in Medicine: The Key to Improving Our System”


Warmest regards and I look forward to seeing you soon,


Chris Hadley
Founder and President
5082 E. Hampden Ave., #158
Denver, CO 80222

“A Learning Forum for Leading-Edge Knowledge in Healthcare Innovation and Reform”


Event Recap: Feb. 23, 2017, Bob Smoldt, The ACA at 6+ years—Now What?

Event Recap: Feb. 23, 2017, Bob Smoldt, The ACA at 6+ years—Now What?










Bob Smoldt, Associate Director of the Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program at Arizona State University and CAO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic, shared with our DMSG Community “The ACA at 6+ Years—Now What?”. He talked about what has worked and what hasn’t. In addition, Bob reviewed some potential replacement steps in an effort to determine what type of ACA reform/replacement might take place now.


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DMSG Annual Meeting Dec. 8, 2016

DMSG Annual Meeting Dec. 8, 2016



Our December 8, 2016 Annual meeting speaker was Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne (center) with our MGMA and COPIC sponsors (from left to right, Kristina Ziehler, Dave Gans and Sue Swanson) with DMSG Founder and President, Chris Hadley. Also, sponsor not in photo was Perry Bacalis, CARR Healthcare Realty.

Lt. Gov. Lynne spoke about “The Post-Election Future of Healthcare in Colorado” as well as shared her comments regarding Kaiser and issues with the ACA, freestanding ERs and Medicaid.

Also, the 2016 DMSG Outstanding Service Award (aka “Dean Coddington Award”) was presented to David Gans, Senior Fellow Industry Affairs, MGMA for his outstanding service to the Healthcare Community and to the DMSG.


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