A Panel Discussion

Learn to set incentives and keep your staff engaged in the ever-changing world of healthcare.

Implementing new initiatives is challenging, and most healthcare organizations struggle to communicate well with their care providers.

How can we incentivize our staff to hit our initiatives to create a positive culture and hit our quality metrics?

Watch the panel to:

– Learn from top system leader execs on their ways to manage staff retention

–  How to best track incentives and initiatives for your team in a way that actually works

– Understand why buy-in needs to happen across the entire team

 – Gain tactical insights into how health systems are changing and what you need to do to keep up


Meet The Panelists

Helen worked for 21 years as a Practice Administrator and Clinical Research Partner in the field of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Helen’s key focuses are team building, being current on the latest trends in healthcare, utilization of technology within the practice, and continued staff development. Helen has been recognized for her leadership roles within the AAAAI where she serves on the Practice Management Committee, the ACAAI, Rotary Club, Multiple Chambers of Commerce, the Partnership for Clean Air, and is the Past-President of the Birmingham Medical Group Management Association. Helen holds a BS in Nutrition from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Helen Combs

CEO of Urgent Care for Children, a 20-location pediatric and adolescent urgent care with locations in Alabama, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

Katila is an experienced Healthcare Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the medical industry. She is skilled in Value-Based Care, ACO, Risk, Care Coordination, Care Transitions, and all aspects of managing and growing a medical practice both small and large. She is a graduate of Highlands College in Ministry Leadership with programs from John Maxwell, Simon Sinek and more.

She has a proven history in Leadership, Team Building, Budgeting, Financial Management and reporting, Consulting and Project Management, Negotiating, Palliative Care, Healthcare Industry, Management, Credentialing, Branding, Marketing, Speaking, and Physician Relations.

Katila Farley, RN, CMOM

Healthcare and Non Profit Advisor/Consultant

Thalia has worked extensively with physician practice groups in both the private and academic settings.   Starting in undergraduate as a medical records runner, she has been involved with virtually every aspect of a physician practice, group model and University-based practice plan.

Particular interests include development of networks of care within communities, co-management and care teams and value based partnerships/APMs.

A native of Florence, Thalia attended University of North Alabama for undergraduate.  She is a Fellow of the Medical Group Management Association and holds a MBA from University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Thalia J Baker, FACMPE

Associate Vice President, Primary Care UAB Medicine Birmingham, Alabama