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February 3, 2016

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

New Member Benefit Portal - Register Today

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new and improved Exclusive Member Resource Center. As an HFNI member, you now have 24/7 access to our online Benefit, Education and Advisor Portal. Our new benefit partners are fully vetted and endorsed to provide you, the HFNI member, the best in service and the deepest savings available. From discounted EMR and Billing Services to a Free Legal Review of your Employee Handbook, we'll discuss your immediate needs and bring you the best in vendor savings that you are already entitled to.

Register Today and Schedule your Complimentary Benefit Review through the online portal.

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The IPA Association of America (TIPAAA) annual meeting March 3-5

TIPAAA will be holding its 21st Annual National Meeting March 3 – March 5 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, TX. Registration fees will be waived for any Health First Network, Inc. physician who would like to attend. Please see the attached brochure for more details. If you are interested in attending, please contact Richard Tuten at 850-438-0818.

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Member Education Center

We are continually gathering new and cutting edge content to ensure you have full access to the most relevant education, from marketing and new technology to breakthroughs in patient care and HR strategies. Your new benefit portal provides access to articles, video, recorded webinars and podcasts, all available as part of your HFNI Membership. Click on the link below to view this weeks featured education segment in your Exclusive Member Benefit Portal.

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Featured Advisors: Your Personal Business Advisory Panel

We are proud to present your elite team of Meridian Certified Business Advisors. Each Advisor has been selected for their renown expertise in their respective field, and their willingness to provide business education to our Physician members.

Featured Advisor

John F. Nichols MSM, CLU
President, Disability Resource Group
John F. Nichols MSM, CLU
President, Disability Resource Group

John F. Nichols, MSM, CLU is a nationally recognized disability benefits consultant, the creator of disability products and administration systems and an expert witness in disability proceedings. Nichols serves as president of Disability Resource Group, Inc., a national insurance agency that he founded in 1999. John Nichols joined the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors in 1985 and was elected NAIFA Secretary in 2011. He is the 124th National President for the year 2013-2014. Previously, he has served as an Executive board member and Board Trustee from 2007- 2011. In 2007, NAIFA Chicago Region recognized John with their Leadership in Life Award.

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Featured Advisor

Cynthia Ackrill, M.D.
Founder, WellSpark
Cynthia Ackrill, M.D.
Founder, WellSpark

Cynthia Ackrill, M.D. is a leader in the field of stress management and an expert in the critical relationships between lifestyle choices, performance capacities, and leadership effectiveness. The rare deal– a physician trained in neuroscience and wellness and leadership coaching, she travels the world to teach better ways to lead and thrive in the face of stress and constant change.

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Featured Partner: Exclusive Product and Service Savings

Did you know that a professionally written office policy manual can provide your medical practice with a strong legal shield and be your most powerful tool for solving employee issues? But if you wrote it yourself or haven’t updated your policies in more than a year, then you’re missing critical legal protections and sanity-saving practice management tools you need. CEDR HR Solutions is offering a complimentary evaluation of your current policy manual ($299 value) to let you know where your policy manual stands and if it contains any risks.

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