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
Frequently Asked Questions
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Upcoming Certificate Sessions
Missouri Meetings & Events St. Louis Regional Expo
Certificate Session: May 19, 2014 | 2PM - 5 PM
Be sure to register for Missouri Meetings & Events' 2014 St. Louis Regional Expo! Prepare to broaden your business portfolio and make new connections on May 19 & 20, 2014, at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel. You'll join colleagues and potential business partners from around the state as you forge key relationships and learn new ways to make your events stand out. MM&E Expos are a proven formula for bigger, better business. Attendees consistently remark that the speakers, sessions and exhibitors provide ample ideas and inspiration to help them take events to a higher level.
Location: Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel - Clayton, MO
Cost: As a registrant of the Missouri Meetings & Events St. Louis Regional Expo, 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.
InforMED Orlando - Micro-Conference Sponsored by IMMPA and AIBTM
Certificate Session: June 9, 2014 | 2 PM - 5 PM
The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) is a leading global exhibition for the U.S. meetings and events industry. AIBTM brings together meetings, incentives, business travel and corporate planners from across the U.S. for three days of focused business. The exhibition provides time and business efficient matching services for buyers and sellers through its unique Hosted Buyer Program. AIBTM 2014 will take place June 10-12, 2014 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center, delivering a fantastic range of unparalleled learning and thought provoking education, exciting complimentary networking opportunities and powerful business connections. For more information, please visit www.aibtm.com.
The International Association for Medical Meeting Professionals (IMMPA) is dedicated to promoting professionalism through advocacy, education, research and service. IMMPA's purpose is to provide conformity of medical meeting professional's education, training, certification and networking. IMMPA supports and promotes the medical meeting industry through peer directed and operated services, advocacy, career development, and global connections. Join IMMPA, the only membership-based association for medical meeting professionals, partners, suppliers and medical professionals for an exceptional day of education and networking at InforMED Orlando. IMMPA is thrilled to be partnering with AIBTM to offer this packed micro-conference at the Orange County Convention Center!
Location: Orange County Convention Center - Orlando, FL
Cost: As a IMMPA Member or Non-IMMPA Members attending AIBTEM, 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.
* Also, if you need to cancel your registration, please call 314-977-3226 and allow at least 5 business days prior to the class.