The Learning & Informatics Summit 2018

P&R Dental Strategies Learning & Informatics Summit 2018 - June 27-28 | Thompson Hotel Chicago, Illinois

Register Now: The 2018 P&R Dental Strategies Learning & Informatics Summit

A day of informatics education and industry exploration: Hear from top industry thought leaders. Dive into the largest dental database as we discuss current market trends and what’s on the horizon. Plus, gain hands-on learning opportunities with game changing business efficiency solutions.

We hope you’ll join us at the luxurious Thompson Hotel in Downtown Chicago where we’ll enjoy learning and networking over great food and the vibrant Chicago nightlife. The third annual P&R Dental Strategies Learning & Informatics Summit returns June 27 – 28, 2018.

Reception and Welcome

The festivities start the evening of June 27th with food and refreshments in the Dellinger & Hayden Room of the Thompson Chicago.

Later in the evening we’ll be taking in a show at The Second City® Mainstage Theater. If you’ve never been to an improv comedy show, here’s a chance to see the best in the business. The Second City® is one of the premier improvisational comedy venues in the country and is where many legendary comedians and actors got their big break including: Bill Murray, John Belushi, Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Stephen Colbert, Keegan-Michael Key and many more.

What to Know

Learn more about the Summit, who’s attended in the past and see what previous attendees said about the experience in our Conference Fact Sheet. Download a copy — it’s perfect to share with your colleagues and team members.Download


Guest Speakers for 2018

We are pleased to announce our 2018 Learning Summit guest speaker lineup:

Dr. Lynn D. Mouden, Vice President & Dental Director at Avēsis, and former Chief Dental Officer of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is our morning keynote speaker to share his extensive experience in government dental programs and oral health policy as well as his perspective from 42 years in the dental industry.

Dr. Juan F. Yepes, Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry and a practicing dentist himself is back by popular demand as our ever-entertaining lunchtime speaker to discuss the application of dental informatics in recent research studies and their far-reaching implications.

Program Overview

On Thursday June 28th, following breakfast and opening remarks, our morning keynote will kick off a day of discussion and exploration of a variety of dental topics. From examining industry-altering trends and hands-on learning sessions to a panel discussion on the value of objective measurement in the dental quality debate, there should be something for everyone.

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Informatics Sessions

New Codes, New Tech, New Challenges – Top Data Trends and Lessons Learned from a Market in Motion

The Group Practice Puzzle: Piecing Together the True Impact of Groups and DSOs

The Building Blocks of a Best Practices Dental RFP: Network Evaluation Points

Panel Discussion | Quantifying Quality – The Value of Objective Measurement in the Dental Quality Debate

Fraud Fighters – Outlier Abuse Trends and How to Manage Interventions

Learning Sessions

Throughout the day our Director of Account Management and crowd-favorite, Paul Golder, will be conducting walk-throughs of some of our applications for those who want some hands-on experience with industry-leading dental analytics solutions and their capabilities.

Learning Session 1: Robust Recruitment and Network Management: A Walk-through of the Network Development Module

Learning Session 2: Empowered to Analyze and Manage Dental Benefit Costs: A Walk-through of the Utilization Management Module

Learning track sessions will repeat so attendees can get as much of both tracks as they like.

Location and Accommodations

Thompson Chicago 21 E. Bellevue Place Chicago, IL 60611

The Summit is FREE. The hotel is holding a block of rooms for June 27 & 28. Reserve your room by calling the Thompson Chicago reservation department at 312-266-7209 or 312-266-4950 and mention P&R Dental Strategies or use the online booking site.

The deadline for discounted room reservations has passed but there may still be rooms available at the hotel’s regular rate.

After registering below, you’ll receive an email confirmation. Approximately one week before the summit, you’ll also receive a reminder email from P&R Dental Strategies with any last minute information.

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P&R Dental Strategies is the premier dental insights company delivering customized, actionable business intelligence powered by DentaBase®, our national multi-payer claims database. P&R Dental Strategies’ flexible, cutting-edge technology platform provides an enterprise-level suite of quality measurement, claim review and utilization management, provider profiling, fraud and abuse prevention and network development solutions to customers seeking to contain costs and maximize efficiency across their businesses. P&R Dental Strategies customers can depend on the support of an industry-leading team of dentists, consultants and statisticians to focus on their unique challenges.