MDCalc is the #1 medical reference for clinical decision tools and content used by over 1.2 million physicians globally - including more than 50% of US doctors - each and every month. Since 2005, MDCalc has been an essential part of the clinician's workflow to help achieve better patient outcomes. Their evidence-based tools and content written by physician experts support over 35 specialties and cover over 200 patient conditions. While primarily serving clinicians in North America, they have growing presence globally with users in over 150 countries. MDCalc's founders are two practicing Emergency Medicine physicians: Dr. Graham Walker and Dr. Joe Habboushe. Learn more about MDCalc.


MDCalc hosts – which publishes critical reviews of the evidence behind clinically-relevant questions, designed to be used at the bedside and beyond to help clinicians make the best evidenced-based decisions for their patients. "NNT" stands for the “number needed to treat,” a way to quantify the absolute benefit of a treatment, such that it can be weighed apples to apples against the NNH, or "number needed to harm".


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Medical Information Technology, Inc.

Healthcare is long overdue for genuine disruption and innovation, so MEDITECH is leading the charge by helping care organizations reclaim their productivity and do more for patients. In countries all over the world, our solutions are empowering users to provide higher quality care, with greater efficiency, to more people, at a lower cost. Whether your goals are clinical, analytical, or financial, we’ll partner with you to make them happen. After nearly five decades of continuous growth and innovation, MEDITECH has never been more energized. We’re building the next generation of EHR leaders – transform with us, and become one of them.

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HCA Healthcare

Hospital Corporation of AmericaSM

HCA stands for the best practices of medicine, using our reach, scale, and stability to transform healthcare and help communities thrive. One of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.

As part of our ongoing commitment to clinical excellence, we are seeking Chief Medical Officer’s to be part of our hospital Executive Teams. To see our Physician Executive Leadership opportunities, click here.

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Kaufman Hall

Through a combination of analytically-driven advisory services and industry-leading performance management software, Kaufman Hall helps physician leaders improve care quality while reducing costs. We are proud to be a sponsor of the American Association of Physician Leaders and excited to participate in the upcoming Spring Institute and Annual Conference.

We invite you to stop by our booth and learn about Kaufman Hall’s Performance Empowering Analytics & Knowledge (PEAK™) software, which provides organizations with a powerful set of tools to propel performance improvements. PEAK helps physicians and clinical management to improve performance in the areas of quality, safety, satisfaction and cost utilization by providing data management, analytics, and robust industry benchmarks.
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Simpler Consulting an IBM Company

Simpler® Consulting, an IBM Company, is a leading management consulting firm that helps organizations around the globe to improve performance through lean transformations. Since 1996, Simpler has worked closely with clients to foster an organizational culture that continuously seeks out opportunities to make improvements, and help to stimulate business-impacting results.

With its proprietary Simpler Business System®, Simpler has helped clients to implement lean transformations across a wide range of industries. Simpler Consulting was acquired by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM company, in 2014. Truven Health Analytics™ was acquired by IBM in 2016 to help form a new business, Watson Health.

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