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Attend the first-ever Private Practice Consortium and take advantage of free personal one-on-one consults and breakout sessions hosted by industry experts who can help you and your practice thrive.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

10:00 AM -4:00 PM

Happy Hour to Follow

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Downtown Los Angeles

120 S. Los Angeles Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012


Complimentary Admission

Register by June 30 and enter to win two tickets to  the Los Angeles Chargers vs Miami Dolphins Game (Home Opener) on Sunday, August 17 at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA. 

Event Program & Agenda

(subject to change)


10:00 AM                                                                                                         Registration and Networking

Individual appointments with partners and attendance at breakout sessions to be assigned upon check-in.


10:30 AM-10:45 AM                                                                                        Opening Remarks

Gustavo Friederichsen, CEO, Los Angeles County Medical Association


10:45 AM-11:00 AM                                                                                        Introduction of Partners


American Career College & West Coast University

Leading academic healthcare institutions in the West, providing a direct link to resources for staffing needs, bypassing traditional and oftentimes expensive recruiting agencies.

Best Practice Management

Maria Wong, President

Jeff Cohen

Professional billing and practice management service dedicated to meeting all of the insurance and patient billing needs of your practice.

Cooperative of American Physicians

Bill West, Vice President, Membership Development

In addition to better malpractice protection and benefits, CAP offers practice resources and risk management tools to help physicians thrive.

Curbside Real Estate

Peter Kim, MD, Founder, Curbside Real Estate, Anesthesiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Concierge real estate service created by physicians for physicians, committed to saving you time, money, and stress – and most importantly, to get you into your new home.

DXC. Technology

Lisa Esch, Chief Population Health Innovation Office

Technology and digital solutions offering larger population health roadmaps designed to help healthcare organizations and providers deliver innovation, generate new revenues and improve outcomes for chronically ill senior patients.


Dave Bader, Solutions Expert

Jeff Lind, Software and Systems Expert.

Justin Murphy, Solutions Expert

Full-service boutique IT services organization that caters to each specific practice’s needs in a collaborative team-oriented environment.


Provides a low-cost solution to medical waste disposal, pharmaceutical disposal, and OSHA compliance.


Liz Fogle, Associate, Relationship Manager

Exclusive workers comp and business insurance advisor for LACMA and C MA.

New York Life

Jonathan Barrera, Registered Representative

Victor Chavez, Financial Services Professional

Arica Ohanisian, Agent

Holistic wealth management programs, including tax-efficient strategy and estate planning, business and succession planning, retirement planning, investments and asset diversification strategies, asset protection, risk management and philanthropy.

United Networks of America/California Rx Card

Stephen Rice, Executive Vice President – National Sales Director, United Networks of America

Wells Fargo

Joy Quiza, Premier Banker, Assistant Vice President

Jason Schneller, Practice Lending Specialist

Ghazal Barjesteh, Premier Banker, Assistant Vice President

Provider of banking, investing, credit card, insurance, and consumer and commercial financial services

WorkWise Law

Alexis James, Attorney and Co-Owner/Founder

Renee Noy, Attorney and Co-Owner/Founder

Employment Attorneys providing an array of personalized legal education/training, employment consulting, resources, and conflict mediation services for any size business.


11:00 AM-12:30 PM                                                                                                         Individual Consults

Make your appointment at check in

11:00 AM-12:30 PM                                                                                                         Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1: Explore How to Optimize Reimbursements While Enhancing Patient Care

Presented By: Jonathan Nissanoff, MD, Medical Director of Advanced Orthopedic Center, Inc. and Founder of ECURE

Get Paid for What You Do! With the changing healthcare environment, hear from an expert who will teach you how to increase your income without extra work.

Breakout 2: Better Work, Life and Well Being with the Science of Happiness

Presented By: Judith Gordon, Performance Coach, Resilience & EQ Training, Mediation; UCLA School of Law, Lecturer

With increasing demands on our time and attention, our enjoyment is decreasing. How do we resolve that? This interactive session provides immediately applicable tools for increasing our productivity, performance and personal satisfaction.


12:30 PM-1:30 PM                                                                                                           Lunch


12:45 PM-1:30 PM                                                                                      

Engaging the Legislative Process to Save Private Practice

Presented by: Janus Norman, Senior Vice President, Centers for Government Relations and Political Operations, California Medical Association


1:30 PM -3:45 PM                                                                                                             Individual Consults


1:30 PM-2:30 PM                                                                                                              Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1:  Top 10 Areas of Startup Innovation in Healthcare

Presented By: Akhil Saklecha, MD, MBA, Managing Director and General Partner, Artiman Ventures, Emergency Physician, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose

Peter Kim, MD, Founder, Curbside Real Estate, Anesthesiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Explore 10 of the hottest emerging areas of healthcare innovation from 3D printing to artificial intelligence to liquid biopsy and learn how these technologies could revolutionize the way in which you care for your patients.

Breakout 2: Understanding Staffing Solutions to Better Recruit and Retain Employees

Details Coming Soon


2:30 PM-2:45 PM                                                                                                              Break


2:45 PM-3:45 PM                                                                                                              Individual Consults


3:45 PM-4:00 PM                                                                                                              Closing Remarks             


4:00 PM-5:30 PM                                                                                                              Happy Hour

Questions? Call 213-226-0361

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