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BerniePortal hosts 2nd Annual Users Conference

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Featuring keynote speaker Sen. Bill Frist, Weekdays with Bernie brings hundreds of benefits professionals to Nashville

BerniePortal, the all-in-one HRIS for small and mid-sized businesses, hosted its second annual users conference, Weekdays with Bernie, in Nashville from March 25-27, 2019, bringing hundreds of benefits professionals for industry best practices, networking and thought leadership.

Weekdays with Bernie featured a great lineup of speakers, including distinguished healthcare thought leaders such as keynote speaker Senator Bill Frist. The former Senate Majority Leader and renowned heart and lung surgeon covered ‘The Skyrocketing Cost of Healthcare,” sharing his thoughts on the rate of unsustainable healthcare spending, including administrative, utilization and care prices. Frist shared innovative, private sector solutions for lowering the rate of spending, including telehealth, home-based care, and AI.

“Healthcare with no address needs to be the goal,” Frist said. “We can use innovation and technology and creativity to do just that, and to be able to say the hospital of the future is in the home.”

Weekdays with Bernie also featured sessions on several headline benefits topics, including “Reference-Based Pricing 2.0” by Lester Morales of Next Impact LLC, which covered evolving healthcare reimbursements from employer plans.

Other key sessions included ‘Growing Your Book of Business,’ from Nashville-based sales expert John Boyens and “No Try Life” from entrepreneurial coach Andy Bailey.

During the conference, BerniePortal founder Alex Tolbert made several exciting announcements, including the launch of the BerniePortal Broker Network. This new lead generation tool for BerniePortal’s broker partners will allow  local, on-the-ground advisors to help employers optimize their benefits and HR. To learn more and join the BerniePortal Broker Network, click here.

Tolbert also announced the launch of BernieForms, a modern, affordable online health form solution that features a single sign-on with BerniePortal that will allow brokers to streamline the distribution, collection and submission of health questionnaire forms. To learn more about BernieForms, visit

Weekdays with Bernie also featured collaborative thought leadership and networking, and lots of fun in downtown Nashville, including a scavenger hunt and live music. Stay tuned for the latest updates on Weekdays with Bernie 2020!

Want to set up a BerniePortal Broker Network listing? Click here

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