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June 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - June 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Make plans to join Texas EMS leaders for the Texas EMS Alliance’s EMS EVOLUTION 2017 at La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa on Lake Conroe (north of Houston) next June 19-21, 2017.

The 2017 event will feature three tracks:

Leadership Track – The three-day event will cover business, public policy, and clinical talks for EMS leaders. The event will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 19 and conclude in the early afternoon of Wednesday, June 21.

Billing/Coding Track – The all-day course on Tuesday, June 20 will feature Gail Atnip of Novitas and Brian Werfel. (Separate registration fee.)

Operational Lightning Rounds: Pre-conference – This new pre-conference track is designed for individuals who just took over the leadership of an EMS agency and veterans of the EMS industry.  The Monday morning, June 19 pre-conference track will feature eight-minute lightning rounds on issues that affect EMS operations.  The pre-conference track features a separate registration fee.

Click here to view the agenda:

EMS EVOLUTION 2017 Syllabus

Click here to agenda for the pre-conference EMS Operational Lightning Rounds (separate registration fee):

Lightning Rounds EMS EVOLUTION 2017

Hotel Information

The La Torretta Lake Resort.

The La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa

Lake Conroe
600 La Torretta Blvd
Montgomery, TX 77356

TEMSA has secured a special rate of $133/evening (plus a $5.00 daily resort fee).  May 31, 2017 is the hotel reservation deadline.

Click here to make online reservations.

Or call 936.448.3024 and mention “EMS.”





Please register by May 20, 2017 to enjoy the early discount rates. Click here for online registration.




Title Sponsor:

Diamond Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors:



Gold Sponsors:

American Medical Response

Atlantis Billing Services


Southwest Ambulance Sales

VFIS of Texas

Silver Sponsors:

AGCM, Inc.

Columbia Southern University

ECore Software


EMS Management and Consultants

ETMC Fleet Plus

1st Pass Healthcare Solutions

Health Claims Plus

Henry Schein


Smith, Reed & Armstrong


Wakefield & Associates

Bronze Sponsors:

FirstChoice Cooperative

Fitch & Associates

Life Assist



Bios EMS EVOLUTION 2017 – Click here to view speaker biographies.

Pre-conference Lightning Rounds

Cost Accounting 101 – Hooten

Net Collections – Hooten

New Payment Models Lightning – Zavadsky

Five Things Compliance – Vernon

TEMSA HIPAA Lightning Round

Payment Reform Lightning – Montes

Anti Kickback – Smith

‘ll Never Believe – Schmider

FMLA – Mincy

FLSA – Wait

What Not to Say – Wait

Volunteers – Smith

8 Community Relations Ideas – Zavadsky

8 Performance Measures that Matter – Zavadsky

Succession Planning 101 – Hooten

Leadership vs Management – Sell

Drug Diversion – Schmider

Narcotic Diversion – MINCY

Monday Leadership Track

OFFICIAL State of the Alliance EMS EVOLUTION 2017

DSHS Chapter 157 New Rules – Schmider

Ambulance Payment Reform – Montes

Policy Presentation EMS EVOLUTION 2017

Tuesday Leadership Track

Billing – Leadership – Werfel

Performance Measures – Ratcliff

Tuesday Billing/Coding Track

Notivas EMS EVOLUTION 2017

Billing – Course – Werfel

Wednesday Leadership Track

Customer Service – Mincy


Media Relations – EMS EVOLUTION 2017



June 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
June 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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