Medical Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6641/more en Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The time has come for all hotels worldwide to offer complimentary basic Internet to all guests. I challenge Messrs. Nasseta, Sorenson, Hoplamazian, Van Paasschen (CEOs of Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and Starwood, respectively) to be the industry leader on Wi-Fi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings News Tech Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 43531 at http://meetingsnet.com The Big List of What Matters to a Revenue Manager http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/big-list-what-matters-revenue-manager <div class="field-deck"> If you can help a hotel’s RevPAR with date flexibility or future meetings, you’ve got the revenue manager’s attention. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you can help a hotel’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating/vendor/meetings_understanding_revpar" title="RevPAR" target="_blank">RevPAR</a></span> with date flexibility or the promise of future meetings, you’ve got the revenue manager’s attention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/big-list-what-matters-revenue-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/big-list-what-matters-revenue-manager#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:47:00 +0000 43481 at http://meetingsnet.com ACEhp Announces Change in HQ Staff Leadership http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/acehp-announces-change-hq-staff-leadership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Executive Director Robin King has left the building; Mike Saxton to serve as interim director.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/acehp-announces-change-hq-staff-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings/acehp-announces-change-hq-staff-leadership#comments Medical Meetings Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:39:00 +0000 43421 at http://meetingsnet.com ACCME Comes Out Against CMS Proposal to Rescind CME Open Payments Exclusion http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/accme-comes-out-against-cms-proposal-rescind-cme-open-payments-exclusion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The continuing medical education accreditor offers instead to make its own Standards of Commercial Support verification process a tool to fulfill the Open Payments transparency goals.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/accme-comes-out-against-cms-proposal-rescind-cme-open-payments-exclusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/accme-comes-out-against-cms-proposal-rescind-cme-open-payments-exclusion#comments CME Regs Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:48:00 +0000 43401 at http://meetingsnet.com Why CMS Should Repeal the Change in the CME Exemption http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/why-cms-should-repeal-change-cme-exemption <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Physician Open Payments Act (formerly known as the Sunshine Act) requires pharmaceutical and device companies to report certain transfers of value they make to physicians. Currently, the act has a continuing medical education &ldquo;exemption,&rdquo; meaning that payments to CME providers that ultimately fund speaker fees and attendee tuition do not have to be reported.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/why-cms-should-repeal-change-cme-exemption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/why-cms-should-repeal-change-cme-exemption#comments CME Regs Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:43:00 +0000 43041 at http://meetingsnet.com Risk Management Runs the Gamut for Global Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The whole area of risk mitigation, keeping up with those geopolitical trends, is the single biggest shift in our jobs over the past 20 years,” said Gregg Talley, president and CEO, Talley Management Group. Read his tips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/risk-management-runs-gamut-global-meetings#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Global Meetings Resources Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:58:00 +0000 43001 at http://meetingsnet.com Open Payment Update: Web Site Down, Docs’ Ire Up http://meetingsnet.com/pharmadevice-regs/open-payment-update-web-site-down-docs-ire <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Glitches abound as docs log in to check the first round of spend reporting before it goes public.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharmadevice-regs/open-payment-update-web-site-down-docs-ire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharmadevice-regs/open-payment-update-web-site-down-docs-ire#comments CME Regs Pharma Meeting Planning Pharma/Device Regs Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:44:00 +0000 42951 at http://meetingsnet.com Cost of Meetings: Big Hikes Ahead in the U.S. and Latin America http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/cost-meetings-big-hikes-ahead-us-and-latin-america <div class="field-deck"> But if you booked Europe for 2015, you won the value lottery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Planners who booked Europe for 2015 are looking pretty smart, budget-wise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/cost-meetings-big-hikes-ahead-us-and-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/budgetcurrencyvat/cost-meetings-big-hikes-ahead-us-and-latin-america#comments Budget/Currency/VAT Financial/Insurance Meetings Medical Meetings News Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:00 +0000 42901 at http://meetingsnet.com Aligning HCP Interactions on a Global Level http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/aligning-hcp-interactions-global-level <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not easy to standardize how a pharma company deals with healthcare professionals across the globe, but it can be done.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/aligning-hcp-interactions-global-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/pharma-meeting-planning/aligning-hcp-interactions-global-level#comments Contracts/Communication Pharma Meeting Planning Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 42891 at http://meetingsnet.com BCD M&I Acquires Universal Meeting Management http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One the industry's largest independent meeting planning companies gets even bigger</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/bcd-mi-acquires-universal-meeting-management#comments Outsourcing Medical Meetings Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 42801 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>BCD M&amp;I&nbsp;Global President Scott Graf&nbsp;</p>