Meeting/Event Information

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2018 MSHRM Annual Conference

May 23, 2018 to May 25, 2018
8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd
Acme, MI 49610


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

8 a.m.

Golf Outing ($75 fee, see details below)

2:30-5 p.m.

Registration | Michigan Pre-Function

3:45-5:15 p.m.

The Real HIPAA Privacy Rule in 2018 (Slides) | Michigan C
Chad Brouillard, JD, Attorney, Foster & Eldridge, LLC

5:30-6:30 p.m.

President's Reception | Outdoor Pavilion

Thursday, May 24, 2018

8-9 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet | Michigan A

8-9 a.m.

New Member Breakfast | Michigan A

8-9 a.m.

Registration | Michigan Pre-Function

9-9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks 
Jenna Wright Greenman, President and Dean Etsios, Education Committee Chair

9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(including 15-minute break)

Preventing a Medical Thriller: Identification, Investigation, Litigation and More (Case Scenario Simulation – SlidesParalytics Article, Critical Event Toolkit) | Michigan C
Michelle Hoppes, RN, MS, AHRMQR, DFASHRM, CEO of MPIE
Margaret Curtin, MPA, HCA, CPHRM, DFASHRM, CPCU, VP of Risk & Client Services, MPIE
Carol Carlson, JD, Attorney, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge
Jason Sebolt, JD, Attorney, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge

12:30-2 p.m.

Lunch and Business Meeting | Michigan A

2-3:30 p.m.

Preventing a Medical Thriller: Identification, Investigation, Litigation and More (Mock Deposition – Scenarios) | Michigan C
Clyde Metzger, JD, Attorney, Foley Baron Metzger & Juip
Randy Juip, JD, Attorney, Foley Baron Metzger & Juip

3:30-4 p.m.

Panel Discussion | Michigan C

Friday, May 25, 2018

8-9 a.m.

Breakfast | Michigan A

9-11:30 a.m.

Do It Well, Make it Fun (Handout & White Paper) | Michigan C
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE, Speaker, Author & Humorist

12 p.m.

Closing Remarks/Adjournment

Golf Outing

A golf outing will be held at the Spruce Run Golf Course at Grand Traverse Resort on Wednesday, May 23.  The outing will begin at 9:00 a.m.  All golfers must be at the course at 8:00 a.m.  Competitive prizes will be awarded at the Business Meeting and Award Luncheon on Thursday. There will be a $75 charge for each participant.  Submit your registration by May 13th.  A continental breakfast will be provided before golf and a grilled lunch afterward, at no additional cost. No refunds will be given for cancellation after May 9, 2018.

Acceptable attire includes a collared shirt, long pants, or bermuda-length shorts. Jeans, t-shirts, tank tops, athletic shorts, and cut-off shorts are not allowed. Coolers are not allowed on the course.

Hotel Reservations

Note:  The hotel reservation deadline has passed, but rooms may still be available.  Contact the resort at (800) 968-7352 to make a reservation.  

MSHRM has negotiated the following discounted rates at the Grand Traverse Resort.

  •        Hotel Guestrooms—$149 per night
  •        Tower Guestrooms—$189 per night

Rates are based on single/double occupancy and are subject to applicable taxes.  In addition, there is a daily resort fee of $14.95 which includes access to the fitness center, internet access and more.  Additional adults in a guest room will be charged a $15 per person, per night rate for the duration of the stay.

Make your room reservation directly with the resort by April 22, 2018.  After that date, reservations will be based upon availability. 

New Member Breakfast

Members that joined MSHRM during the current membership year are invited to sit at the tables designated for new members at the Thursday breakfast. Don't miss this special opportunity to network with the MSHRM Board, members of the MSHRM Membership Committee and other risk management professionals!    

Greatest Risk Management Story

The search is underway! Send in your most interesting, unique or humorous tale which relates to an occurrence in the not-so-routine life of a healthcare risk manager. The winning author will be honored during the Business Meeting.  Remember the HIPAA rules! Entries are due by May 9.  Share your story by emailing it to

Continuing Education Credits

This educational activity is being jointly provided by Med-IQ and the Michigan Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

This nursing activity has been approved for up to 9.0 contact hours.

Med-IQ is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This meeting has been approved for a total of 9.0 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal. 


$0.00 MSHRM Member Conference Registration

$325.00 Non-Member Conference Registration

$150.00 Non-Member Single Day Registration

$75.00 Golf Outing Registration


Conference Agenda

HIPAA slides

Critical Event Case Scenario Slides

Paralytics Article

Do It Well, Make It Fun Handout

Do It Well, Make It Fun White Paper

Mock Deposition Case Scenarios

Critical Event Investigation Toolkit