UBM Medica US Announces Second Practice Rx Conference Event aims to help medical practices improve revenue and overall business

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announced today that its second Practice Rx conference will be held at the Downtown Philadelphia Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 19-20, 2014.

Having debuted earlier this year, Practice Rx provides physicians and healthcare administrators with tools and expert strategies to improve the financial and overall health of their practice. The conference will focus on pain points plaguing medical practices across the country and give participants the guidance they need to initiate positive change in these areas.  Attendees will walk away with strategies that can be implemented immediately, including how to:

  • Control variable costs and make the most of fixed overhead to increase overall revenue
  • Enhance scheduling techniques to accommodate more patients without frustrating staff
  • Reduce accounts receivable to 30 days or less
  • Increase revenue by ensuring you are capturing all of your billable services
  • Minimize the impact of disgruntled patients on practice morale and productivity

"With the great success of the first Practice Rx, we are very excited to be offering it to even more physicians and office administrators on the East Coast," said Keith Martin, Group Editorial Director, UBM Medica US. "There is a definite need from physicians and their staff to learn the best ways to improve the financial soundness of their practice, and Practice Rx aims to fulfill that need."

Expert speakers include Rosemarie Nelson, MS; Lucien W. Roberts, III, MHA, FACMPE; and Owen Dahl MBA, FACHE, LSSMBB.

To learn more about Practice Rx, visit www.practice-rx.com.

About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, via custom programs and live events. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers and payers resulting in improved quality of care for patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, online communities, live and digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Online communities include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect which, through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital – increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections.  Headquartered in New York, UBM Connect brings together UBM's healthcare business, UBM Medica US; UBM Canon's advanced design and manufacturing event, online and print brands; UBM Connect New York's catering, cruise shipping, contact-center management, and fine, specialty and custom chemical communities; and UBM Mexico's concrete, construction and hospitality services shows.  For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news; follow @UBM for news and updates from across the businesses and selected members of UBM's Twitterati.

Media Contacts:
UBM Medica US
Amy Erdman                                                     
203.523.7041
amy.erdman@ubm.com 

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