The Children’s Health Network Fall Education Summit

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Blvd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345-3306

Contact TCHN: 404-785-7940
Registration fee: complimentary
Registration deadline: Friday, Oct. 26.
Registration note: There will be no onsite registration and space is limited. Please make every effort to attend if you RSVP, as materials and catering costs are based on this count.


General Information
TCHN, a subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is a physician hospital organization with the mission to serve the unique needs of the pediatric provider community. TCHN serves more than 650 physicians in a variety of different pediatric specialties throughout the state.

Who Should Attend
This conference benefits physicians, medical office administrative staff and billing staff.

Conference Description
The Fall Education Summit provides an opportunity to join your colleagues and gain knowledge about issues that are vitally important to pediatric practices in Georgia. This educational conference will help your practice prepare for the upcoming year. Our speakers will discuss both national and local healthcare trends and implications of possible reform initiatives. Attendees should leave with a better sense of how their practice can not only survive, but thrive in the future.


  • 8 a.m.
    Registration and continental breakfast

    8:35 a.m.
    Welcome, introduction and updates
    David Dorminey, Manager, TCHN Operations
    Bob Licata, M.D., Chairman, TCHN Board

    9:00 a.m.
    7 Keys for Maintaining Personal Enthusiasm
    William O'Neal, O'Neal Training and Development

    9:45 a.m.

    10:05 a.m.
    Thriving in Pediatrics: What Does the Future Hold?
    Rick Langosch, Senior Vice President, The Coker Group

    11:20 a.m.
    What's Happening in Georgia? Pediatric Policy Update
    Daniel Thompson, Government Relations, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    11:50 a.m.
    Lunch and networking

    12:45 p.m.
    The Election's Impact on Physician Practice
    Rich Sanders, Attorney, The Sanders Law Firm, P.C.

    1:35 p.m.

    1:50 p.m.
    Litigation Stress: Physicians Coping with Lawsuits
    Stephen Davis, Ph.D., Medical Relations Director, MAG Mutual Insurance Company

    3:05 p.m.
    Closing remarks, evaluations and door prizes
    David Dorminey, Manager, TCHN Operations