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 Saint Louis University and the International Medical Meeting Professionals Association (IMMPA) and is targeted for 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.
IMMPA is a professional, global association formed to better connect the healthcare meeting professionals community. Their objective is to provide conformity of healthcare meeting professionals information, education, training, Certificate, networking and supplier referrals. IMMPA maintains an IQ Center that extends the boundaries of services, offered by IMMPA, to create comprehensive information and an endorsement portal that can be referenced by members and non-members.
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
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Upcoming Certificate Sessions
2nd Annual World Congress Global Medical Meetings Summit
Certificate Session: February 3, 2014 | 2PM - 5PM
World Congress announces the 2nd Annual Global Medical Meetings Summit provides, which an intimate board-room like setting for senior level pharmaceutical, biotech, device and health care meeting professionals and their teams to network with key members in the industry, and be a part of discussions on best practices and successful strategies. This Summit offers great opportunity to learn from your peers, and a great educational tool for the rising stars in your meeting departments. Learn from Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and Health care Meeting experts and participate in lively discussions on Global Strategic Meetings Management, Global Healthcare Meeting Regulations, Meeting Design - Live, Virtual and Hybrid, Clinical Meetings, Congresses, CME, Personal and Professional Development and More!
Location: Loews Philadephia Hotel
Cost: As a registrant of the 2nd Annual Global Medical Meetings Summit, you will receive a 50% discount off of the regular session rate. A coupon code will be provided to all attendees following registration to the program. Those not registered for this World Congress program will pay the regular session fee of $795.00 (USD).
Registration: Click HERE.
Q1 Productions - Life Science Innovative Meeting Management 2014
Certificate Session: March 12, 2014 | 9 AM - 12 PM
Q1 Productions announces the Life Science Innovative Meeting Management 2014 Conference, which brings together life science meeting planners from all avenues to address challenges and pose solutions to the unique and changing role. Overall, this comprehensive two-day conference program is focused on bringing key industry leaders and executives together to network, knowledge share, and openly discuss solutions to pressing challenges. Life science meeting planners will share expert insight on the development and delivery of successful and relevant event programs while remaining compliant with domestic and international regulations.
Location: New Orleans, LA
Cost: As a registrant of the Q1 Productions Life Science Innovative Meeting Management (IMM 2014) program, you will receive a 50% discount off of the regular session rate. A coupon code will be provided to all attendees following registration to the IMM program. Those not registered for the Q1 Program will pay the regular session fee of $795.00 (USD).
Registration: Click HERE.
Pharma Forum 2014 - 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Meeting Management Forum
Certificate Session: March 26, 2014 | 1PM - 4 PM
CBI and Medical Meetings Magazine's annual forum is highly acclaimed as the must-attend event for meeting management professionals. Now in its tenth year, the Forum provides the latest updates on Compliance, Strategic Meeting Management, Globalization, Convention Management and Technology. This is the go-to event for meeting professionals in the life sciences industry. Benefits include: 30+ educational sessions, 6 interactive tracks to customize your learning and high profile keynote addresses.
Location: Orlando World Center Marriott - Orlando, FL
Cost: As a registrant of the Pharma Forum - 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Meeting Management Forum , you will receive a 50% discount off of the regular session rate. A coupon code will be provided to all attendees following registration to the program. Those not registered for this forum will pay the regular certificate session fee of $795.00 (USD).
Registration: Click HERE.
* Please note that the IMMPA membership discount can only be used when registering for public Certificate sessions held at Saint Louis University and for those offered at IMMPA conferences. The IMMPA discount cannot be used for Certificate sessions at other Conferences or to replace existing Conference discounts.