May 8

2019 NYSAMSS Annual Conference

Wed, May 8th 2019 - Fri, May 10th 2019

Event Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019 - Friday, May 10, 2019 Plan on joining us for the 2019 NYSAMSS Annual Conference, May 9 - 10, 2019, at the Albany Marriott, Wolf Road, Albany, NY.  Registration will open the evening of May 8th, and we will be hosting a topic-of-interest session followed by the opening night reception. 


May 8 - 10, 2019
Albany Marriott, Wolf Road, Albany NY
PRE-CONFERENCE - Wednesday, May 8, 2019:
 6:00 - 7:00 PM          Preparing for NAMSS Certification
                                                Moderated by:   Terry LaValle, CPMSM, NYSAMSS Education Chair
                                                                           Venetta Lewis, CPCS, NYSAMSS Secretary
 7:00 – 9:00 PM         Welcome Reception and Conference Bag Pickup
DAY 1 – Thursday, May 9, 2019:
 7:00 – 8:00 AM         Conference Bag Pickup / Breakfast
 8:00 AM                     Welcome and Opening Remarks
                                                Mark Hirschhorn, CPCS, NYSAMSS President
 8:15 AM                     Plays Well With Others
                                                Tami West, PhD    (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                    Author and Speaker
10:00 AM                    2019 Joint Commission Updates   
                                                Laurel McCourt, MD     (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                   Joint Commission Resources
11:30 – 12:30 PM       Lunch/Networking
 12:30 PM                  Credentialing Tips Panel    
                                                Neritan Mani, MD     (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                    Assoc. Medical Director, White Plains Hospital
                                                Steven Meixler, MD     (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                    Medical Director, Westmed Medical Group
                                                Robert Carhart, MD     (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                    Credentials Chair, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
                                                Vivenne Beckford     (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                    Director of Credentialing, MetroPlus Health Plan
 3:00 PM                  Enrollment/Delegated Credentialing   
                                                Amy Neihaus, MBA, CPMSM, CPCS     (Click HERE for Bio)
                                                    Credentialing/Medical Staff Services Consultant
 5:00 PM                    Q & A / Wrap-up
DAY 2 – Friday, May 10, 2019:
 7:30 – 8:30 AM        Conference Bag Pickup / Breakfast
 8:30 AM                    NYSAMSS Annual Meeting / Installation of NYSAMSS Board of Directors
                                                Mark Hirschhorn, CPCS, NYSAMSS President
 9:00 AM                    Integrating Medical Staffs   
                                                Michael Callahan, Esq.     (Click HERE for bio)
                                                    Sr. Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP
11:00 AM                  NYS Department of Health Updates   
                                                Paula Breen     (Click HERE for bio)
                                                   Deputy Director, NYS Department of Health Office of Professional Medical Conduct
12:30 PM                  Q & A / Wrap-up
NAMSS CEU's:  Three day total of 12 CEU's requested from NAMSS.
                                                             Member       Non-Member
                          Both Days:                   $375                $475
                          Thursday Only:            $200                $250
                           Friday Only:                $175                $225
       Registration fee includes:  Program attendance, conference materials and all food/refreshment breaks.  A $195 cancellation fee per individual will be charged if registration is can­celed less than one (1) week prior to the program.  No cancellations will be accepted on the day of the program.  Substitutions will be accepted.
       To download a paper brochure with registration form, CLICK HERE.
                         Mail registration form and check to:
                                 789 Pre-Emption Road #300
                                 Geneva, NY  14456
       To register on-line with credit card, CLICK HERE.    (NOTE:  Problems registering when utilizing FireFox and Internet Explorer have been reported.  It is recommended that you use Chrome for best results.)
All registrations will be verified by confirmation letter.  If confirmation has not been received prior to the Conference, please call 315-787-4170 or e-mail  teresa.goss@flhealth.org .
Albany Marriott Hotel Rate:   $139 per night (plus tax)
      Phone Reservations:  Call 800-443-8952, using reservation code MSS
     On-Line Reservations:  CLICK HERE
     Reservation Deadline:  4/24/2019
Topics, speakers and times may be subject to change without prior notice.
Photographs may be taken during the Conference and may appear on Social Media.  By registering for the Conference, permission to use the registrant’s photograph is given.
The content and opinions expressed by the speakers are not necessarily those of the New York State Association of Medical Staff Services.
Conference Room temperature will be set at 70 degrees.  It is suggested that attendees dress in layers for comfort.  For the enjoyment of all participants, please make sure to turn your cell phone to vibrate.