November 5-7, 2018 - Austin, Texas

Fundamentals of Excellence

Financial Management & Leadership

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THRIVE IN O&P

Learn the fundamental strategies and tools that will increase your aptitude in predicting cash flow and improving profitability.

  • Gain confidence in business analytics
  • Improve management and leadership skills
  • Learn to measure what you’re managing
  • Create a plan to get where you want to be

The Fundamentals of Excellence conference provides concepts, actionable intelligence, and strategies that will help you push your orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) practice forward. Not only will you leave with proven strategies to transform your business, but monthly webinars and ongoing group discussions will build on the concepts introduced.

Our goal is to help you evolve your practice to a measurably higher level of business intelligence and practice management. We employ rational metrics and make our operational adjustments using data-informed decision making.

It is more imperative than ever that we work together to ensure we all continue to be strong and agile. The process of business transformation and sustainability is ongoing, and this conference is designed to help you embrace the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Join us to make your practice successful and sustainable for the long haul.

Discussion Leaders

More than ever, our interest is in working together to create a network of independent O&P practices with the skills and resources to compete in the new era of healthcare delivery. OPIE Choice Education was created to give you a place to learn and grow that was unlike anything available in the O&P world.

Fundamentals of Excellence brings together world renowned business and analytics speakers and orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) focused specialists. Here are the discussion leaders that will be a part of Fundamentals of Excellence

Scott Williamson

MBA, CAE(ret)

Scott Williamson, is the Executive Director of the OPIE Choice Network. He founded and is President of Quality Outcomes, LLC., a company dedicated to establishing a consensus building approach to identify broad-based Orthotic and Prosthetic (O&P) outcomes data to identify and teach professional best practices.

Paul E. Prusakowski

CPO, FAAOP

Since entering the field of Orthotics and Prosthetics, Paul Prusakowski has been dedicated to providing the highest quality care to his patients while also working to further the profession as a whole. Though his practice is located in Gainesville his contributions to the profession are recognized worldwide.

John Spence

John Spence is recognized as one of the top 100 business thought leaders and one of the top 500 leadership development experts in the world. He is an international keynote speaker and management consultant and has written five books on business and life success.

Lesleigh Sisson

CFOM

Lesleigh has more than 25 years experience in orthotics and prosthetics. She is committed not only to helping the practice thrive, but also to make a difference for the people she encounters daily. She loves traveling, cooking, the outdoors, and her growing family.

Conference Curriculum
Preliminary Agenda

For 2018, Fundamentals of Excellence will focus on Financial Management and Leadership. You will leave with confidence in understanding what is happening in your business and a new understanding of how to use your data to make better business decisions.

Monday

  • Breakfast

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    Event Check-In & Breakfast

  • Opening Remarks

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    Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP

  • Personal Leadership

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    John Spence John Spence

  • Break

    -

  • Personal Leadership

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    John Spence John Spence

  • Lunch

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  • Professional Leadership

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    John Spence John Spence

  • Break

    -

  • Professional Leadership

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    John Spence John Spence

Tuesday

  • Breakfast

    -

  • Opening Remarks

    -

    Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP

  • Dashboard Reveal & How To's

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    Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP

  • Break

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  • The Story Inside the Numbers

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    Revenue Cycle Management & Data Insights

  • Lunch

    -

    Lunch on your own

  • Getting & Keeping Your Money

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    Receivables & Denials

  • Break

    -

  • What Questions Should You Ask Your Biller

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    Group Activity

Wednesday

  • Breakfast

    -

  • Opening Remarks

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    Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP Paul E. Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP

  • Payment Analytics & Important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

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    Learn what you should be monitoring so that you can proactively address issues

  • KPI Breakout Sessions

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    Group Activity

  • Break

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  • Tactics for Revenue Cycle Health

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  • Closing Session

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  • Lunch

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    Lunch & Attendees depart

EVENT REGISTRATION

Early Bird Rate
Before September 14th
$575
Regular Rate
After September 14th
$625
Choice Leadership Members Rate

* The 2nd person from your company (W-2 employee), when registered together, is free. Non-refundable, non-transferable, no cash value. Member must be continuous with OPIE Choice for previous 12 months at the Leadership membership level.

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** The 2nd person from your company (W-2 employee), when registered together, is free. Non-refundable, non-transferable,no cash value. Member must be continuous with OPIE Choice for previous 12 months at the eligible membership level.

Event Location & Hotel Accommodations

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel
Hill Country Galleria
12525 Bee Cave Parkway, Bee Cave, TX 78738
Tel (512) 483-5900

Arrival & Departure Information

Plan to arrive on Sunday, November 4, 2018
Fundamentals of Excellence will begin at 8:00 am on Monday, November 5th.
The event will end around noon on November 7th, so you should be able to head home the same day!

Flight Information

Fly into Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

Ground Transportation

Catch an Uber or Lyft, or take a taxi!
Renting a car? 
  • Take Presidential Blvd toward Airport Exit, turn left onto highway 71 E/TX-71 and merge onto TX-71 W.
  • Keep left to take US-290 W/TX-71 W toward Johnson City/Llano.
  • Turn right onto TX-71 W Highway 71.
  • Turn right onto FM 2244/RM-2244 then turn left onto Bee Cave Pkwy.
  • Sonesta Bee Cave will be on your immediate left.

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