GI Outlook 2014: The Practice Management Conference

This is a co-sponsored program of the AGA Institute and ASGE.

Aug. 1–3, 2014
JW Marriott Hotel
Washington, D.C.

The GI Outlook 2014 Conference (GO 2014), cosponsored by the AGA Institute and ASGE, will provide you practical advice and how-to information for solo, small and large group GI practices. For gastroenterologists, nurse managers and practice administrators, the GO 2014 conference will offer the unique learning and networking you need to adapt to rapid change in the GI field and enhance your practice's efficiency, performance and service quality.

Topics to be discussed, but not limited to, include:

• Reimbursement • Cost
• Compliance • Performance measurement
• Population management • Consolidation
• Aggregation • Technology
• Accountability • Patient engagement

Target Audience

This course is designed for all individuals involved with managing GI practice, including gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, nurse managers and practice administrators.

Course Directors

Frank J. Chapman, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Ohio Gastroenterology Group
Columbus, OH
Michael J. Goldberg, MD, MBA, AGAF, FASGE
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Pritzker School of Medicine
North Shore University Health System
Evanson, IL
James S. Leavitt, MD
Gastro Health
Miami, FL

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss upcoming health-care reform and regulatory compliance provisions and how they may affect their practice operations and patient access.
  • Apply information learned from case studies to team approaches, staff management, and strategic planning in the office and ASC setting.
  • Improve practice efficiency and service quality.
  • Utilize positioning and negotiating strategies vis-à-vis integrated health systems and payors.
  • Optimize coding and billing in their practice.
  • Improve their return on the use of technology and social media on patient engagement.
  • Identify practice efficiencies in the office and ASC settings.
  • Assess market opportunities for new programs.


Not a Member of AGA or ASGE?
Save even more when you join AGA or ASGE prior to registering for the conference. Submit a membership application with your registration form and receive the discounted member rate.

Registration Fees         Before
June 20, 2014
June 20, 2014
AGA/ASGE Physician Member $775 $875
Physician Nonmember $895 $995
AGA/ASGE Nurse/Practice Manager Member $575 $675
Nurse/Practice Manager Nonmember $695 $795
AGA/ASGE Trainee Member $575 $675
Trainee Nonmember $695 $795
Industry Representative $1,095 $1,195

Cancellation and Change Policy

Requests for a refund must be submitted in writing, no later than two weeks prior to the start of the course. Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $100. For additional information contact ASGE at 630-573-0600 or

ASGE has the right to cancel a program at any time at its discretion. ASGE courses have a history of selling out. Please do not reserve your overnight accommodations or make airline reservations until you have received a formal confirmation of registration from the ASGE office.


Hotel Reservation Deadline: June 30, 2014

A block of rooms have been reserved at the following hotel:

JW Marriott Washington, D.C.
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: 202-393-2000
Fax: 202-626-6991

Room rate: $189 per night, plus applicable taxes and fees

Contact the hotel directly to reserve a room. Reference: GO 2014. Reservations by attendees must be received on or before June 30, 2014, in order to get the group rate (based on availability). Additionally, you may visit the hotel website (link above) to arrange accommodations. A credit card is required to reserve a room and will be used for guarantee purposes only.

CME Information

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit conmensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All nurse participants will receive a certificate of attendance specifying hours of education accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Practice Managers
The GI Outlook 2013 is eligible for American College of Medical Practice Executive (ACMPE) Credit Hours. To apply this program toward your ACMPE continuing education requirement, please calculate the total number of clock hours you spent in educational sessions and enter your hours online in the My Transcript area of

Additional Information

For all inquires related to the program and registration, contact ASGE at or 630-573-0600.

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