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MGMA Utah Annual Spring Conference

May 15, 2019 - May 17, 2019



Hotel Reservation Information

Zermatt Resort- Midway, Utah

You will be able to make reservations by visiting the following link: Zermatt Reservation Department or by calling 1-866-937-6288 Please identify yourself with one or all of the below information to receive the group’s special rates.  The room block will only be held until APRIL 14, 2019.

Group Name: UMGMA Annual Conference 2019

Group ID: 10J61H or UMGMA

Group Dates: 5/15-5/17/2019

Standard Room Rate:  *$129 per night

Suite:  *$229 per night

*Plus Taxes no Resort fees

Please make your reservations as soon as you know the dates of your stay. The reservations specialists will be able to assist you through the reservations process. They can provide all the information for the different room types at the Zermatt Resort and the special rates available for your group. Please note that your special group rates are valid 3 days pre and post your above group dates.

1 night deposit is due at booking, balance is due at check out. Any changes or cancellations to your booking must be made 14 days prior to your arrival date. Late arrivals, early departures, and no-shows are non-refundable. Please note that our check in time is at 4PM and check out time is at 11AM.

** Conference dress is “Business Casual” for conference sessions Wednesday and Thursday.  Friday morning session is casual.


Contact Michelle at office@umgma.com



Wednesday, May 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

**Pre-Conference Workshop**
Presenter:  Donna Root

“Change Management”

Donna Root has devoted the last 25-years to understanding the mechanisms that make people, leaders and organizations more effective and powerful in achieving transformational change. Her expertise in business, cultural and interpersonal alignment and interpersonal transformational leadership development, have kept her busy speaking and training internationally as a Executive Success Coach, Organizational Alignment trainer, and Corporate Management Consultant for over two decades.

Donna is the creator of The Inner Architect; The Science of Personal, Corporate Alignment and Organizational Transformation.  Understanding how to implement and sustain critical culture and organizational shifts in the 21st Century. This Program helps support Executives, Individuals, Teams, and Organizations in creating and managing sustainable organizational alignment.


Additional fee to attend:
$99 for conference attendees

$125 for non-conference attendees **

**If you are not able to attend the entire conference but want to attend the pre-conference workshop, you may register for that separately.

ACMPE Pre-conference Session

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Presenter – Kristin Summers


From time to time, you have probably considered investing in yourself. We all know that ongoing growth and development is good for your career and professional satisfaction.

Have you thought about investing the time to become a Certified Medical Practice Executive or a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives? What is holding you back?

In this session you will learn about the pathway to each of these, learn about the Body of Knowledge, upcoming changes in the testing and requirements  how to become a nominee.

The deal is, whatever is behind door number 1, door number 2, or door number 3…you will be guaranteed both local and national support to help you achieve your goal to becoming a CMPE or a Fellow. Get more educated on how to be a part of this elite group which will allow you to make great “deals” within your career!  And no silly costumes required.


Mix & Mingle Welcome Reception

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Casino Night is back with added tables! Join us at a welcome social for conference attendees to relax, laugh, and just have fun. We will have gaming tables, hors d’oeuvres, beverages, music, and great prizes. Bring a spouse, date, or come alone. You’re sure to have a great time!

Thursday, May 16, 2019

7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Registration & breakfast with exhibitors

8:00– 8:30 a.m. Welcome

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. General Session l

  • Presenter – Tracy Spears – “Five Conversations that Leaders Need to Have”


10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Break with exhibitors

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. *Concurrent Breakout Session

  • Presenter– Donna Root – “Emotional Intelligence”
  • Presenter – Jon Goates – “Population Health, Payment Service Models, ACO’s “
  • Presenter – Cory Moss, & Dr. Drill-Mellum – “Physician & Manager Burnout”
  • Presenter – (Panel) Jim Martinos, Mark Norby, Taylor Cannon – “IT Compliance, HIPAA Assistance, Ransomware”

12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch with exhibitors

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. *Concurrent Breakout Session II

  • Presenter– Donna Root- “Emotional Intelligence”
  • Presenter – Mindy Cox – “Staff & Physician Engagement”
  • Presenter – Cory Moss, & Dr. Drill-Mellum – “Physician & Manager Burnout”
  • Presenter – Dr. Eberting – “How to Apply Telemedicine for every Practice Size”

2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Break with exhibitors

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. *Concurrent Breakout Session III

  •  Presenter – (Panel) Jim Martinos, Mark Norby, Taylor Cannon – “IT Compliance, HIPAA Assistance, Ransomware”
  • Presenter –  Mindy Cox – “Staff & Physician Engagement”
  • Presenter – Dr. Eberting – “How to Apply Telemedicine for every Practice size”
  • Presenter – Jon Goates – “Population Health, Payment Service Models, ACO’s ” 

4:45   Vendor Prize Giveaway – Amazing Prizes provided by our sponsors and exhibitors!

6:30 p.m. MGMA Utah Awards Banquet & Entertainment:

Rob Ferre hosts “Best Game Show Ever”


Rob has a unique brand of entertainment that caters to wide variety of audiences. His signature Best Game Show Ever has a variety of games that will keep you engaged with laughter and excitement.



Members may bring a guest at a discounted price of $25


Friday, May 17, 2019

7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking

8:30 a.m. Welcome

8:30-9:00  MGMA Utah Business Meeting, Western Section Update, **Grand Prize Giveaway, Networking

You will want to be present for the MGMA Utah Grand Prize drawing!!

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. General Session lll

Presenter – Larry Gelwix – “Don’t Play with snakes – Attitude & Effort”

11:00 a.m.  Adjourn


(Speakers and events subject to change -times approximate)


May 15, 2019
May 17, 2019


Zermatt Resort
784 W. Resort Drive
Midway, Utah 84049
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