Symposium Speakers


Keynote Speaker:

Symp Keynote-McCracken

"What Consumers Really Want"

Linda MacCracken, Consulting Director, Accenture

Linda MacCracken leads the US Consumer Engagement Practice and helps health organizations translate emerging expectations into profitable growth. Linda also holds a faculty position at Harvard, teaching consumer engagement practices in the Master’s in Health Care Management Program, and publishes points of view.

Featured Speakers:

Recognized as leaders and experts in their fields, these speakers will lead discussions on emerging practices and trends, while sharing practical information to apply in your own practice.


Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak, JD, MBA, Attorney, McDonald Hopkins LLC

Cathy Costello JD, Project Director, Ohio Health Information Partnership

William C. Fiala, Professor of Practice, College of Health Professions, University of Akron

Kevin D. Hopkins, MD, Primary Care Medical Director-Cleveland Clinic and Senior Physician Advisor for Practice Transformation, American Medical Association

Lindsay Horst, Principal, Linden Healthcare Consulting

Monica Hueckel, Senior Director, Government Affairs, Ohio State Medical Association

Neil Johnson, Managing Parker, Lawrence, Evans & Co. LLC

Leslie Kahn, LPN, Alto Healthcare Staffing

Karen Kennedy, RN, BA, CPHQ, Senior Manager, Informatics and Technology Practice, The Chartis Group

Kathy Kostelnick, FACMPE, CMM, MBA, Practice Administrator and Director of Business Operations, Strategy and Growth, Pioneer Physicians Network

Meredith Loveless, MD, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer A/B MAC Jurisdiction 15, CGS Administrators

Linda MacCracken, Consulting Director, Accenture

Nancy Markle, RN, Vice President, Clinical Transformation, Agilon Health

Scott Mash, Director of Operations and HIE Consulting, Ohio Health Information Partnership

Dan Mayer, Principal, Crescendo Healthcare Realty Advisors

Brian Santin, MD, FACS, RPVI, Medical Director, CannAscend Ohio and OSMA Medical Marijuana Physician Advisor

Jon Scherer, Medical Billing Coordinator, CPC, Equitas Health

Jason Schwartz, Executive Director, Agilon Health Columbus/Akron Market Operations

Susan Somers, Founder, WhenYouNeedHR

Hayley Studer, Chief Mission Officer, Credit Adjustments, Inc.

Mindi Wells, Esq., Founder and Managing Attorney, Wells Law



Be a Featured Speaker!

Our speaker agenda for the 2020 event is confirmed, but we are accepting proposals for the April 9, 2021 Symposium.

Do you have valuable practice management problem solving and solution expertise that may help practice managers, supervisors and physicians navigate the evolving future of healthcare? What about creative solutions and strategies you've developed that have solved problems in your practice? If either answer is yes, we encourage you present at a Symposium breakout session!

To Submit a Speaking Proposal for 2021's Event:

>>  Fill out this proposal form

>> Email it to Mary Whitacre by July 24, 2020

This is an excellent opportunity to become involved with the OSMA and to enhance your reputation both within and outside your organization/practice. Thank you for your interest in sharing your knowledge with OSMA members and their staff, and we look forward to reviewing your submission.