April 27 - April 29, 2016

Albany Marriott, Wolf Road, Albany NY



PRE-CONFERENCE - Wednesday, April 27, 2016:

  6:00 - 7:00 PM          Forms Forum:  You Have Questions, We Have Forms!   An open forum to discuss Best Practices and

                                               Forms related to FPPE, OPPE, Peer References, Delegated Credentialing, Checklists and more…

                                                Moderated by:   Terry LaValle, CPMSM, Education Chair

                                                                              Kim Donselaar, CPCS, NYSAMSS Wester Region Representative

                                                                              Angela Petrone, NYSAMSS Capital Region Representative/Managed Care Liaison

  7:00 – 8:00 PM         Registration and Welcome Reception


DAY 1 – Thursday, April 28, 2016:

 7:00 – 8:00 AM         Registration/Regional Meet & Greet Breakfast

 8:00 AM                     Welcome and Opening Remarks

                                                Donna Lewis, CPMSM, NYSAMSS President

 8:15 AM                      TJC Update/OPPE and FPPE

                                                Laurel McCourt, MD, CICP (Click for bio)

                                                   Joint Commission Resources

 10:15 AM                  Break

10:45 AM                  Negligent Credentialing

                                                Michael R. Callahan, Esq. (Click for bio)

                                                   Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP

 12:00 – 1:30 PM      Networking/Lunch

 1:30 PM                    Common Credentialing/Privileging Mistakes Healthcare Leaders Make:  Case Studies

                                                Jonathan Burroughs, MD, President & CEO (Click for bio)

                                                    Burroughs Healthcare Consulting Network, Inc.

 3:00 PM                    Break

 3:30 PM                    Credentialing & Privileging for Clinically Integrated Networks

                                                Jonathan Burroughs, MD, President & CEO

                                                    Burroughs Healthcare Consulting Network, Inc.

 5:00 PM                    Q & A / Wrap-up

 5:00 – 7:00 PM        NYSAMSS 35th YEAR CELEBRATION -- Be Sure to Join Us!! 


DAY 2 – Friday, April 29, 2016:

  7:30 – 8:30 AM        Registration/Breakfast

  8:30 AM                    NYSAMSS Annual Meeting / Installation of NYSAMSS Board of Directors

                                                Donna Lewis, CPMSM, NYSAMSS President

  9:00 AM                    What’s New at NAMSS?

                                                Roxanne Chamberlain, CPMSM, CPCS (Click for bio)

                                                    NAMSS Director at Large / Director, Medical Staff Services; Baystate Health, Inc.

 10:00 AM                  The Complexities of Managed Care Credentialing

                                                Suzanne Spruill, RN, BSN (Click for bio)

                                                    National Account Manager, UHN Delegation Relations

 11:00 AM                  Break

 11:15 AM                  Universal Application Update / Physician Profile Update / I-Stop / EPCS / E-Prescribe

                                               Paula Breen (Click for bio)

                                                   Deputy Director, NYS Department of Health Office of Professional Medical Conduct

 12:30 PM                  Q & A / Wrap-up


NAMSS CEU's:  12.5 approved


Albany Marriott Hotel Rate:  $139 per night (plus tax)  

     Phone Hotel Reservations:  Call 800-443-8952, Group Rate Code MST, or

     On-Line Hotel Reservations, click on:  Marriott Reservations

     Reservations Deadline:  4/7/2016



                                                               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.


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 .



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.