The BUSINESS of Medicine Simplified

Are you using the right reimbursement model?
Do you have the infrastructure in place to make it successful?
Learn how you can boost revenue AND improve patient care.


Joni Wyatt
Medical Practice Management - Opportunities in Value Based Reimbursement

As the healthcare industry moves to value based reimbursement, providers and health systems are often caught in the crossfire of new regulations, new reimbursement models and the potential for government incentives or penalties. SMA’s Business of Medicine Simplified Conference will present information on new types of reimbursement models, the infrastructure needed to make them successful, and how they may impact current revenue and patient care.

With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Joni Wyatt, a senior healthcare advisor at Kassouf & Co. specializes in physician practice management, practice startups, physician contracting and compensation, health information systems, healthcare compliance, quality reporting and value-based reimbursement models.  Joni has been involved in several quality and value-based reimbursement initiatives in Alabama and was named a National Meaningful Use Vanguard for the State in 2012. She earned a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration and a Master’s degree in Health Information Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000. She is certified as a Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS).  Joni is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).  She has been an active member of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) since 2001 and earned Fellow status in 2014. She has been an officer on the Board for the Alabama Chapter of HIMSS since 2012.

October 31 - November 2
Birmingham, AL

Assembly information

Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Southern Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.