UGM 2018

Better never stops.

November 11–14, 2018 | Nashville, Tennessee
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Why attend NextGen User Group Meeting (UGM) 2018?

We believe that better never stops.

At UGM 2018, you will see firsthand along with thousands of our users our relentless quest to improve the lives of those who practice medicine and those they care for.  Through hands-on training by experts and power users, industry insights from healthcare leaders, and many networking opportunities, you will acquire knowledge, discover tools, and build relationships that can all help you meet success in today’s healthcare system.

Keynote speaker

Jake Wood

Jake Wood is a cofounder and chief executive officer of Team Rubicon, a nonprofit disaster response organization that utilizes the skills of veterans to deploy emergency response teams. Since the organization’s founding in 2010, Team Rubicon has responded to more than 230 disasters and grown from eight to 75,000 volunteers. Prior to Team Rubicon, Wood served four years in the United States Marine Corps. He served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and earned numerous commendations, including the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Valor distinguishing device. A leading veterans’ advocate, he briefed former president Barack Obama, met with former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and has testified before a Senate committee about mental care services for veterans.

Jake Wood receives the Pat Tillman Award for Service

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Early confirmed speakers

Robert Murry, MD

Chief medical informatics officer

Betty Rabinowitz, MD

Chief medical officer

Christopher Emper

Government Affairs advisor

Cherie Holmes-Henry

Vice president of Industry Affairs

Bruno Nardone

Senior vice president of NextGen Population Health Solutions

Mike Cardwell

Senior director of Product Management

Registration details

Don’t wait to reserve your spot. Register now and choose your sessions later.

Go where you want, when you want. Customize your agenda to work around your schedule, preferences, and interests.

Agenda at-a-glance

During the event, take part in dozens of breakout sessions presented by industry leaders and NextGen Healthcare power users. Get facetime with vendors and partners in the Expo Hall, and hands-on experience on workstations running the newest NextGen software in the Learning Lab.

Preconference workshops

Join us for a preconference workshop on Sunday, November 11. Presented by industry leaders and subject matter experts, these workshops provide in-depth information not available in our larger sessions. Bring your questions and pressing business concerns.

One-on-one training

Head to the Learning Lab to get personal training from experienced trainers, developers, and implementation specialists. Our team will answer your questions, share best practices, and guide you to solutions that are the most important to your organization.


Clinical care

In the clinical care track, session topics will include EHR solutions, mobile solutions, and regulatory and consulting services that can help your practice optimize your strategy for delivering high-quality care.

Connected health

In the connected health track, session topics will include value-based care and interoperability solutions to help you improve your clinical, financial, and patient outcomes, to achieve greater success.

Financial management

In the financial management track, session topics will include practice management, financial services, and clearinghouse solutions that can help improve your financial and clinical performance outcomes.

Population health and analytics

In the population health and analytics track, sessions will highlight how to drive meaningful insights across clinical, financial, and administrative data.

Key events

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Preconference workshops

Join us for a preconference workshop on Sunday, November 11. Hear from industry leaders and subject matter experts on in-depth information not available in larger sessions. Bring your questions and pressing business concerns. Seats in these popular sessions fill quickly—don't wait to register.

Registration: $325 per attendee for full-day sessions (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or $299 per attendee for half-day sessions (1 to 6 p.m.)

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Welcome Reception

Join us for our event kickoff and a meet-and-greet with your vendors and peers.

Time: 6–8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 13

Client Event

This year’s Client Event promises to be an unforgettable night in Downtown Nashville with a few fun surprises. You won’t want to miss it!

Time: 8 p.m.–12 a.m.

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