Winter 2023 Dental RCM Bootcamp attendees are in for a treat during the event’s second edition, January 11-13 in Las Vegas.
With a lineup of more than 30 speakers for the eight panels comprising three knowledge tracks, it’s actually more than a treat. It’s a buffet, if you’ll forgive a Vegas reference.
As our event countdown begins in earnest, let’s begin meeting the faculty for the second edition of the Dental RCM Bootcamp – in no particular order and via bite-sized blog posts. As always, visit the bootcamp page to view the entire roster of speakers and panelists as well as for more information on the schedule and curriculum.
Brian A. Colao / Moderator
Member & Director of the Dental Service Organizations Industry Group at Dykema
Named a “2019 DSO Influencer” by Group Dentistry Now, Mr. Colao is widely regarded as one of the foremost authorities in the United States on dental support organization (DSO) formation, DSO business structures, DSO related mergers and acquisitions, as well as the full array of regulatory compliance requirements for DSOs. He has a nationwide law practice and advises clients on numerous federal and state regulatory issues including fraud and abuse, HIPAA, corporate practice of medicine and dentistry, fee splitting, credentialing, advertising and billing issues.
Michelle Kosier / Speaker
Vice President, RCM and Payor Operations of Lightwave Dental
Ms. Kosier is responsible for developing and executing the strategic vision for Revenue Cycle, with a focus on maximizing revenue through payor optimization. Her background includes high-growth, multi-state, private equity-backed organizations in both medical and dental industries. Organizations she has worked with include: Tampa General Hospital, AdventHealth (formally Florida Hospital), St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital (NYC), Lenox Hill Hospital (NYC), and Cigna Healthcare (Glendale, CA). Ms. Kosier, who holds an MBA in Human Resources and Labor Relations, has a track-record of giving back which includes active involvement in community and non-profit organizations.
Amol Nirgudkar / Moderator
CEO at Patient Prism
One of the most well-known and highly followed thought leaders in dentistry, Mr. Nirgudkar has more than 20 years of industry experience, including ownership of several practices. He is known for sharing his knowledge abundantly, particularly via an active social media presence. In addition to his leadership role at Patient Prism, the award-winning call tracking software company, Mr. Nirgudkar is a certified public accountant, dental innovator, inventor, entrepreneur, writer and speaker. He has five patents to his credit and is the published author of articles and books.
Eric Giesecke / Speaker
CEO at Planet DDS
As the CEO of Planet DDS, Mr. Giesecke is responsible for operations, technology, finance, customer success, and strategy. Mr. Giesecke’s resume includes co-founding District Line Partners, a private investment fund and having run One Source Water, a bottleless water cooler firm whose size nearly doubled in less than three years under his leadership. Mr. Giesecke has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia.
Check back in the coming days for the next installment in this series of ‘Featured Faculty.’