Membership

Invited Institutions

Invitations are extended to those institutions that represent large, multispecialty ambulatory enterprises with a core academic and teaching mission centered on its school of medicine. The academic health system must also be actively involved in access-related improvements. Children’s Hospitals may inquire to receive an invitation to the Children’s Hospital Access Symposium, a group embedded within the larger organization known collectively as the Patient Access Symposium. Membership is reviewed and determined by our Board of Advisors. Any employee of an invited institution may join, and enjoy the full benefits of membership. Our members include representatives from the C-Suite, Ambulatory Services, Operations, Patient Experience, Finance, Call/Contact Centers, Capacity Management, Information Technology, Strategic Planning and Department-based Leadership. The thread that binds us all is a commitment to and active pursuit of performance improvement in patient access in the ambulatory enterprise, regardless of where one falls within the governance structure. 

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Cost

The annual dues for members are $79, assessed on a rolling basis. If attending the annual Symposium, the dues are fully credited to the registration fees. Any employee of an invited institution may join, and enjoy the full benefits of membership.  Our members include representatives from the C-Suite, Ambulatory Services, Operations, Patient Experience, Finance, Call/Contact Centers, Capacity Management, Information Technology, Strategic Planning and Department-based Leadership. The thread that binds us all is a commitment to and active pursuit of performance improvement in patient access in the ambulatory enterprise, regardless of where one falls within the governance structure.   

Benefits

Leaders wrestling with the complexity of implementing patient access strategies in a large, multispecialty organizations with an academic focus now have a place to turn. Membership in the Patient Access Symposium represents a significant value proposition. Enjoy an array of benefits, including:
  • Invitation to Register for the Annual Symposium*
  • 100% “Refundable” Membership Fee if attending the Annual Symposium
  • Access to Listserv/Forums
  • Access to Membership Directory
  • Access to Patient Access Report, the Compilation of Interviews of all Members
  • Access to Resources, including the Patient Access Blueprints
  • Access to Past Conference Presentations
  • Access to Benchmarks
  • Access to Webinars
*Subject to maximum attendance per institution