The Can't-Miss Healthcare Payments Event of the Year

The InstaMed User Conference 2018 gives providers, payers, consumers and partners the opportunity to discuss the latest healthcare payments trends, learn from forward-thinking experts, network with key industry stakeholders, get a first-look at payment innovations and earn CE credits from HIMSS and HFMA! Plus, attendees enjoy a VIP experience that delivers high-end fun at an incredible value.

Due to incredible demand, this year's event is sold out!

Improve the Consumer Experience With Lessons From Legendary and Inspiring Keynote Speakers

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will headline the InstaMed User Conference 2018 as the opening keynote speaker. A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple's first line of products, the Apple I and II. During his keynote, he'll share his deep expertise in consumerism and empower you to improve the healthcare payments experience for all stakeholders. We hope you will join us for this unique opportunity to hear from a technology pioneer!

"We have the opportunity to create great products that can make people's lives better. I see the healthcare industry finding new ways to leverage technology to improve the consumer experience and am impressed by InstaMed's steadfast focus on innovating around healthcare payments, a historically confusing and painful aspect of the healthcare experience." - Steve Wozniak.

Ryan Estis has more than 20 years of experience as a top-performing sales professional and leader. As the former chief strategy officer for the McCann Worldgroup advertising agency NAS, he brings a fresh perspective to business events. As a keynote speaker, Ryan is known for his innovative ideas on leading change, improving sales effectiveness and preparing for the future of work. He was recently recognized as one of "the best keynote speakers ever heard" by Meetings & Conventions magazine alongside Tony Robbins, Bill Gates, Colin Powell and Mike Ditka.


Industry leaders and innovators offer their unique perspectives on key topics in healthcare payments, including the new demands of consumers, increasing security risks and what the latest political debate really means for providers, payers and consumers.

Sessions are eligible for CE credits from HIMSS and HFMA.

Additional Speakers

Sarah Bettencourt, MBA
Vanderbilt University
Treasury Manager

Chad Bloomburg
Senior Director

Russ Bradley
Health First Health Plans
Vice President of Operations

Katie Buzard
Healthcare Administrative Partners
Training Manager

Bill Chae
Patient Operations Manager

Joe Clark
Sierra Pacific Orthopedics

Matt Crew
Physicians Reimbursement Systems, LLC

Noah Dermer
Security Officer

Polina Goncharova
Vice President of Finance

Jonathan Kaplan, M.D.
BuildMyBod Health

Curtis Kopf
Premera Blue Cross
Senior Vice President of Customer Experience

Andrew Kouba
Abilene Diagnostic Clinic

Karen Lee
Ponderosa Medical Billing Service Inc

Jeff Lin
Senior Vice President

Shannon Lingwall
University of Utah Health
Revenue Cycle Manager

Bill Marvin
CEO and Co-Founder

Torben Nielson
Premera Blue Cross
Vice President of Innovation

Eliot Payson
ALN Medical Management

Chris Seib
CTO and Co-Founder

Lewis Trowbridge
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
Former President

Tim Winston

Have Some Fun With Us in Philadelphia!

InstaMed Annual Network Bash

We've taken over the Reading Terminal Market - a Philadelphia landmark since 1893 - for this year's Annual InstaMed Network Bash! This gastronomic bazaar features diverse culinary offerings from over a dozen eateries. Come and enjoy great food, live music and an opportunity to network with industry peers in a fun and relaxed environment.

Historical Sightseeing Tour

After Tuesday's sessions, hop aboard a trolley for a laugh-filled historical sightseeing tour of Philadelphia. Stops include the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross' house and those famous art museum steps. The tour ends at the Reading Terminal Market for the Annual InstaMed Network Bash.

Register by emailing

Boot Camp Workout

Take part in early-morning boot camp with InstaMed's own Ben Bartholomew, former Division 1 and NFL New England Patriots football player. Ben has trained many celebrity athletes such as Tim Tebow, DeAngelo Williams and Michael Oher and is pumped to get you warmed up for the day.

Tuesday, April 10th at 6:30 AM & Wednesday, April 11th at 7:30 AM
Email to save your spot.


The Warwick Hotel

The InstaMed User Conference 2018 will be held at the historic Warwick Hotel in the heart of City Center Philadelphia. Your registration includes all meals as well as transportation to and from Tuesday evening's Annual InstaMed Network Bash.

To Reserve a Room, Email
220 South 17th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 735-6000

What Last Year's Attendees Are Saying

"The whole conference was put together and organized wonderfully. It was worth the time away from the office."

"The conference was great! The speakers were knowledgeable - all relevant to today's changing society, especially in relation to technology."

"Everyone from InstaMed was very friendly. Facilities and events were great. Loved the InstaMed Network Bash!"

Convince Your Boss

The InstaMed User Conference 2018 is a can't-miss event at an incredible value!

We know it, you know it, but maybe someone else at your organization doesn't quite know it yet. That's why we've created the letter below to help justify your trip. Print it out and share with your boss.

InstaMed User Conference 2017

Schedule at a Glance

The InstaMed User Conference 2018 occurs over 3 days in historic downtown Philadelphia. This year's conference is currently sold out. Details for the InstaMed User Conference 2019 will be available soon.


Welcome Reception at the Warwick Hotel
Monday, April 9, 2018

All-Day Conference
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Annual InstaMed Network Bash at Reading Terminal Market
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Wednesday Morning Sessions
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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