About the Program
Healthcare represents one of the largest industries in the world with over 100,000 health care meetings held in the U.S. a year. With these meetings come a tangled web of laws, regulations and reporting restrictions to provide accountability and transparency. This brand new certificate program is a partnership between Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and Saint Louis University (SLU) and is targeted tor those who are involved in planning and reporting transparency and spend as well as for those suppliers who provide services and products to the healthcare industry. The benefits of receiving the certificate include:
- Professional Recognition
- Personal Satisfaction
- An Indicator of Expertise
- Increased Opportunities for Employment Advancement
- Increased Credibility with Clients.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to 70 chapters and clubs worldwide. For additional information or to join, visit www.mpiweb.org.
Certificate objectives include:
- Learn the facts about the Physician Payment Sunshine Act - National Physician Payment Transparency Program: Open Payments
- Understand the relevance of the Act on your niche business
- Discover the various types of health care meetings
- Gain information on how to create the right environment for health care meetings
- Recognize risk management and liabilities
- Apply sales and marketing tips for gaining health care business
Frequently Asked Questions
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Upcoming Certificate Sessions
ExL Pharma - Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals' Summit
Certificate Session: November 5, 2014 | 3 pm to 7 pm
Conference Description: ExL Events presents the 10th Annual Meeting Professionals' Summit, taking place November 4-5 again at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. In our celebrated 10th anniversary year, this unique event attracts an elite gathering of the industry's finest, delivering a research-based educational program attracting a balanced audience of both planners and suppliers in an intimate, relaxed setting, ideal for engaging and networking.
Location of HMCC Session: Hyatt at The Bellevue, 200 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Cost: The HMCC session is offered in conjunction with ExL Event's 10th Pharmaceutical Meeting Planner's Summit. The cost to attend is discounted to $499, which is $100 off of the regular Certificate Program rate of $599. *You must be registered to attend the 10th Pharma Meeting Professionals' Summit to participate in this Certificate Program. Meeting Pros Summit discounts, passes and vouchers do NOT apply to the Certificate Program. *On-site Registration is $599. Additionally, a textbook is required for this session and can be ordered here: http://www.meetingcompliance.com
Registration: Click HERE.
2015 HCEA Healthcare Convention Marketing Summit
Certificate Session: January 21, 2015 | 1 PM to 5 PM
Conference Description: Back for the second year is our popular format of having all sessions in the same room - all three membership types learning together. By completing your registration you will automatically be signed up for the entire Summit program on Thursday January 22, 2015. Programs include: Healthcare Professionals Panel - Hear directly from those in our industry as they share their insights and perspectives on a variety of topics; A Researcher's Perspective - Valuable information and insights related to bringing a drug to market; Shedding Light on Open Payments - Pat Schaumann, published author and HMCC instructor, is a leading expert on Open Payments and will be on hand to discuss the latest news, notes and changes affecting our industry; Patient-Focus - Listen to stories, testimonials and information as to the incredibly important reason for everything that we do.
Location of HMCC Session: Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111
Cost: The HMCC session is offered in conjunction with the 2015 HCEA Healthcare Convention Marketing Summit. The cost for conference attendees is discounted to $499, which is $100 off of the regular rate of $599. A coupon code will be provided to all attendees following registration to the program. Please note that students who are not registered for the conference will be charged $599. Additionally, on-site registration is $599 for conference attendees. Registrants must purchase and read "Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance" prior to the session. Books are available for $68.95 each and can be ordered online: http://www.meetingcompliance.com
Registration: Click HERE.
World Congress - The 3rd Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit
Certificate Session: February 10, 2015 | 8 AM to 12 PM
Conference Description: We are excited to announce the launch of the 3rd Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit TM. The boutique-like Summit gathers senior pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and healthcare meeting executives for empowering ROI-driven conversations about the industry's biggest opportunities. Those conversations are amplified in a way no other event can be through ongoing networking and shared best practices.
Location of HMCC Session: Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, 201 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Cost: The HMCC session is offered in conjunction with the World Congress - 3rd Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit. The cost for conference attendees is discounted to $399, which is $200 off of the regular rate of $599. A coupon code will be provided to all attendees following registration to the program. Please note that students who are not registered for the conference will be charged $599. Additionally, on-site registration is $499 for conference attendees and $699 for students not attending the conference. Registrants must purchase and read "Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance" prior to the session. Books are available for $68.95 each and can be ordered online: http://www.meetingcompliance.com
Registration: Click HERE.
- If you need to cancel your registration, please call 314-977-3226 and allow at least 5 business days prior to the class.
- SLU's Workforce Center and MPI reserve the right to cancel an HMCC session at any time. In the event the class is canceled due to attendance, your registration fee will be refunded or you may apply it to a future class
- SLU and MPI are not responsible for any travel expenses incurred for attending an HMCC session. Additionally, we will not reimburse travel expenses in the case that a session cancels.