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MGMA Announces MGMA19 | The Annual Conference Keynote Speakers

Press Release - July 8, 2019

Englewood, Colo. (July 8, 2019) – Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) will host its annual conference, MGMA | 19 The Annual Conference (#MGMA19AC), taking place October 13-16, 2019 in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The Annual Conference is designed for healthcare professionals in medical practice management and offers educational content, leadership inspiration and tangible tools to address challenges, improve efficiencies and profitability and foster innovation and positive change in medical practices. The following well-respected keynote speakers will share stories and motivational tips that will inspire attendees in their daily lives:

Keynote speakers and session highlights include:
  • Billy Beane, Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A’s and subject of Michael Lewis’s book, Moneyball, and the film adaptation starring Brad Pitt as Beane, will share his innovative, winning approach to management and leadership which involves identifying undervalued assets to create and sustain a competitive advantage. By striking parallels between baseball and business, Beane inspires audiences across industries with his unforgettable winning underdog story.
  • Bill Cassidy, U.S. Senator from Louisiana, will present an opening keynote that will help conference attendees understand the state of the U.S. healthcare system and provide a lens into the hottest legislative issues affecting medical practices today.
  • Daymond John, CEO of FUBU and Shark Group, will empower attendees to learn from his experiences and to make changes in all aspects of their lives, not just in business.
  • Jay Shetty, award-winning host, storyteller, former monk, coach, viral content creator and recipient of the Forbes 30 Under 30 accolade, will encourage attendees to learn more about themselves and discuss how they can tap into creativity and innovation through behavioral science to create more powerful futures.
“We know our attendees need to stay up-to-date with the needs of their patients, all while having the vision to see potential disruptions in this ever-changing healthcare industry,” said Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, MMM, FAAP, FACMPE, president and chief executive officer at MGMA. “MGMA’s Annual Conference offers educational content and leadership learning opportunities designed to foster innovation and positive action and results.”

MGMA | 19 The Annual Conference sponsors include:
  • CareCloud
  • CareCredit
  • The Medicus Firm
  • athenahealth
  • Humana
  • Pulse Systems
  • Waystar
  • MidMark

Healthcare professionals interested in participating in MGMA19 | The Annual Conference can receive early bird discount pricing through August 20, 2019. Please visit for conference details.

Members of the media are welcome to attend as VIP guests of the conference. Please click here for details specific to media attendees.

About MGMA
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through data, people, insights, and advocacy, MGMA empowers medical group practices to innovate and create meaningful change in healthcare. With a membership of more than 45,000 medical practice administrators, executives, and leaders, MGMA represents more than 12,500 organizations of all sizes, types, structures and specialties that deliver almost half of the healthcare in the United States.


Media Contact: Hollon Kohtz


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