All-Star Line Up for M3 Conference – Don’t Miss It!

You won’t want to miss the stellar line-up of speakers at this year’s M3 Conference, Sept. 14-16 at the Raleigh Crabtree Marriott. Join your North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) and North Carolina Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) colleagues for a rich exchange of innovative and inspiring ideas and a professionally rejuvenating experience. Click here for a preliminary schedule of events.

Session highlights include:

Dr. Mandy CohenThe vision for health care in North Carolina….

Mandy Cohen, MD, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, will answer the question: ‘How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going? The Secretary’s Vision for NC.’


Effective leadership….

tracy spearsTracy L. Spears, co-founder of The Exceptional Leaders Lab and co-author of the best-selling book, “What Exceptional Leaders Know”. A national business consultant for over 25 years, she specializes in developing leaders, inspiring teamwork and enhancing inter-office communications. She will reveal ‘The THREADS That Connect Exceptional Teams.’


How to plan for and accommodate change…

Will-Latham-photo-300x199Will Latham, president of Latham Consulting Group, a firm that helps medical group physicians make decisions, resolve conflict, and move forward, will show you the strategic way forward in your practice and how to successfully manage change.



US health care policy under the Trump administration…

laszewskiRobert L. Laszewski, president of Health Policy and Strategy Associates, LLC (HPSA), a policy and marketplace consulting firm specializing in assisting its clients through the current health policy and market changes, will address ‘US Health Care Policy in a New Administration, A New Era.’


Social determinants and their impact on health care delivery and cost

rebecca onieA MacArthur “Genius” awardee, Rebecca Onie, JD, is widely recognized for creating the definitive framework for addressing social needs – like heat, food and housing – as part of health care delivery. The CEO of Health Leads, Onie will speak on ‘Tackling Social Determinants – The Key to Bending the Cost Curve.’



Panel discussions on Saturday will feature experts to help physicians and your team understand the opportunities and challenges of practicing in alternate payment models. Specific topics include: understanding the roles of primary care and specialists; the role of data in population health; incorporating community health partners and using your alternate payment model for MACRA success.

Of course, our annual awards will be presented, our new president and officers will be sworn in and there will be plenty of time for socializing and networking.

A big thank you to Medical Mutual Insurance Company for once again being our Premier Sponsor.

Registration for this not-to-be-missed event will open soon. Watch your email for registration details.


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