Join NAMSS for the second annual CVO Excellence Symposium. Gain new insights, learn best practices, exchange ideas, and collaborate with like-minded peers at the only event solely dedicated to CVOs.


2019 NAMSS CVO Excellence Symposium
October 19–20, 2019
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Saturday, October 19

 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration                                                                                                                   
 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Opening Remarks
 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Moving Forward in the Era of Digital Transformation
 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Whose Bucket Is It: CVO, MSO, or Legal?
 3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break 
 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Key Performance Indicators: Metrics for Success
 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wrap-Up
 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. CVO/Pre-Conference Reception

Sunday, October 20

 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast & Vendor Lighning Rounds                                                                              
 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.  Opening Remarks 
 8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Legal/Regulatory Panel
 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Centralized Credentialing: Improving Patient Safety and Quality of
Care While Increasing Efficiency and Effectiveness
 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Payer Delegation
 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own 
 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Achieving the Industry Gold Standard for Your CVO
 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.  Break
 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.   International CVOs
 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.  CVO Excellence Panel 
 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Wrap-Up

Spots at the CVO Excellence Symposium are limited and registration is first-come, first serve. 

Keynote Address: Moving Forward in the Era of Digital Transformation 

Saturday, October 19
1:15 p.m. 
Dr. Peter Hill, MD, FACEP
Johns Hopkins Health System

Dr. Hill serves as the senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System and vice president of medical affairs/chief medical officer for The Johns Hopkins Hospital. As senior vice president for medical affairs, he works closely with vice presidents of medical affairs, clinical directors and medical staff members throughout the health system to strengthen efforts to provide safe, efficient and cost-effective health care. As vice president of medical affairs for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Hill leads the functions of the medical staff and serves as the hospital’s chief medical officer. He provides leadership for programs including medical staff administration, pharmacy, health information management, hospital epidemiology and infection control, spiritual care and chaplaincy, and patient safety.

Dr. Hill earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, his master’s degree from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Maryland. He completed his residency and served as chief resident in emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, joining the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as assistant chief of service. He became the medical director of the Emergency Acute Care Unit in 2001, was named clinical director for the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2005, became an associate professor in 2010 and was promoted to the role of vice chair of clinical affairs for the department in 2012.

CVO Excellence Symposium Rates   

  On/Before August 21 After August 21
NAMSS Member $449 $499
Non-Member $559 $599

Payment must be received by 5 p.m. ET on September 9, 2019 or your registration will be canceled to make room for individuals on the waitlist. 

Thank You to the CVO Excellence Symposium Sponsors!