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Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) equips practice administrators and executives with the knowledge and tools to head high-performance physician group practices in a complex and evolving healthcare environment.

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) equips practice administrators and executives with the knowledge and tools to head high-performance physician group practices in a complex and evolving healthcare environment.

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United States

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Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) equips practice administrators and executives with the knowledge and tools to head high-performance physician group practices in a complex and evolving healthcare environment.

Language:

English


Episodes

MGMA Week In Review - March 5, 2021 - Physician Spending

3/5/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature articles on physician spending, the physician shortage, and the rollout of a new vaccine. Sources in this episode: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/2021-03/prp-covid-19-medicare-physician-spending.pdf https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/ama-medicare-physician-service-spending-declined-9-4b-first-half-2020 https://www.mgma.com/data/data-stories/measuring-the-toll-covid-19-took-on-the-physician...

Duration:00:06:27

Scrubs, PPE and Crisis Management Amid COVID-19

3/3/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Matt Panegasser, national sales manager at Scrubin Uniforms (https://www.scrubin.com). Matt’s here today to talk about the medical apparel business and offer the unique perspective of providing healthcare uniforms and PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more thought leadership insights, consider attending MGMA’s upcoming Medical Practice Excellence Pathways Conference in May. For more information go to...

Duration:00:34:20

MGMA Week In Review - Feb. 26, 2021 - PPP Loans

2/26/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature articles on Covid-19 antibodies, PPP regulations, and mental health awareness. Sources in this episode: https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/24/health/covid-19-antibodies-coronavirus-reinfection-study-wellness/index.html https://www.sba.gov/article/2021/feb/22/sba-prioritizes-smallest-small-businesses-paycheck-protection-program https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals/money-behind-mental-health Additional resources: To keep up with the...

Duration:00:06:00

Optimizing and Innovating Your Revenue Cycle

2/24/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Kem Tolliver and Taya Moheiser. Kem and Taya are two of the most prominent experts in the field of revenue cycle management. They are the author of the book, “Revenue Cycle Management: Don’t Get Lost in the Financial Maze (www.mgma.com/resources/resources/products/revenue-cycle-management-dont-get-lost-in-the-fi), they’re co-speakers at the upcoming MGMA Pathways Conference in May, and, most recently, they led the education for...

Duration:00:34:32

Executive Session: Making Sense of Stark and Practice Losses (Part 2)

2/22/2021
On December 2, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Final Rule titled, “Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations,” that makes a number of modifications to the regulations around the Physician Self-Referral "Stark" Law. MGMA's Government Affairs office has closely monitored the new rule and has published advocacy letters and statements describing how the new rule will affect MGMA members. In this Part 2 of installment of Executive...

Duration:00:32:40

MGMA Week In Review - Feb. 19, 2021 - Telehealth

2/19/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature articles on telehealth, telemedicine, and what patients expect from their virtual care. Sources in this episode: https://patientengagementhit.com/news/patient-satisfaction-with-telehealth-high-following-covid-19 https://www.mgma.com/resources/resources/quality-patient-experience/is-the-telehealth-boom-set-to-continue-in-2021-co https://www.mgma.com/data/data-stories/almost-one-year-into-covid-19-patient-satisfactio Additional...

Duration:00:06:14

Are We on the Verge of a Physician Turnover Epidemic?

2/17/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Tony Stajduhar, president of Jackson Physician Search (www.jacksonphysiciansearch.com), a leader and innovator in the recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers. Tony is here today to talk about the results from the recent Physician Retention Survey conducted by his organization. You can access the white paper on physician retention that Tony discusses at...

Duration:00:25:59

Executive Session: Making Sense of the New Stark Rule with Tim Smith (Part 1)

2/15/2021
On December 2, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Final Rule titled, “Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations,” that makes a number of modifications to the regulations around the Physician Self-Referral "Stark" Law. MGMA's Government Affairs office has closely monitored the new rule and has published advocacy letters and statements describing how the new rule will affect MGMA members. In Part 1 of this two-part installment of...

Duration:00:23:29

MGMA Week In Review - Feb. 12, 2021 - #LetDocsGiveShots

2/12/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature articles on the #LetDocsGiveShots social media campaign and provide a template on how to communicate with patients who have a vaccine hesitancy. Sources in this episode: https://news.bloomberglaw.com/health-law-and-business/doctors-cry-foul-over-being-left-out-of-covid-19-vaccine-push https://www.mgma.com/landing-pages/letdocsgiveshots...

Duration:00:06:21

What Disney Can Teach the Healthcare Industry About Creating a Superior Patient Experience

2/10/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Jake Poore, President and Chief Experience Officer of Integrated Loyalty Systems. Jake is on the faculty of the American College for Healthcare Executives and served in a variety of roles during his decades-long tenure with Disney, including five years as senior manager of healthcare at the Disney Institute. Jake is here today to talk about what healthcare professionals can learn about the patient experience by modeling aspects of...

Duration:00:34:53

MPE (Medical Practice Excellence): What sets Better Performers above the rest?

2/6/2021
Welcome to the inaugural episode of a semi-regular podcast series from MGMA that delves into the performances and practices of successful medical groups, with insights from MGMA senior fellow for industry affairs David N. Gans, MSHA, FACMPE, on what MGMA Better Performers do that sets them above the rest in terms of operations, productivity, profitability and value. You can read more about Dave's latest articles at www.mgma.com/datamine1020 and www.mgma.com/datamine121. For more content like...

Duration:00:42:08

MGMA Week in Review - Feb. 5, 2021 - Behavioral Health

2/5/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature content on burnout, physician stress, and behavioral health solutions. Sources in this episode: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html www.medpagetoday.com/blogs/kevinmd/90946 https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/2020/04/self-care-tips-for-health-care-workers/ Additional resources: To keep up with the latest healthcare legislation, visit mgma.com/advocacy If you want to become...

Duration:00:05:23

Resilient Leadership and the Role of Well-Being in the Healthcare Environment

2/3/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Laurie Baedke (https://www.lauriebaedke.com), Director of Healthcare Leadership Programs at Creighton University. Laurie is here today to talk about resiliency, resilient leaders and the habits of high-performing executives. You can hear Laurie speak at MGMA’s Medical Practice Excellence Pathways Conference in April. For more information go to mgma.com/pathwaysconference Thanks to Nuance for sponsoring this week’s show. Visit...

Duration:00:30:35

MGMA Week in Review - Jan. 29, 2021 - Vaccines

1/29/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature three articles on vaccines, distribution shortages and a vaccine success story. Sources in this episode: https://www.mgma.com/news-insights/press/nation%E2%80%99s-physician-practices-left-out-of-covid-19 https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/blue-cross-blue-shield-of-massachusetts-alerts-members-about-covid-19-vaccine-fraud-schemes-301216464.html...

Duration:00:05:45

Achieving COVID-19 Herd Immunity is ‘the Single Greatest Patient Engagement Challenge of Our Lives’

1/27/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Dr. Rich Parker, Chief Medical Officer of Arcadia (https://arcadia.io). Dr. Parker is here to explain why he believes the effort to achieve COVID-19 herd immunity through vaccination is “the single greatest patient engagement challenge of our lives.” Thanks to Nuance and MGMA for sponsoring this week’s show. Visit nuance.com/DAX to sign up for a live-stream demo and explore how DAX, Nuance’s ambient clinical intelligence solution,...

Duration:00:22:47

MGMA Week in Review - Jan. 22, 2021 - Virtual Care

1/22/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature articles on the Affordable Care Act, virtual care and vaccines and vaccination plans. Sources in this episode: https://mgma.com/resources/government-programs/mgma-2021-policy-outlook-what-group-practices-nee https://www.newyorker.com/science/medical-dispatch/five-countries-five-experiences-of-the-pandemic https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/klas-survey-providers-telehealth-virtual-care-vendor-satisfaction Additional resources: To...

Duration:00:06:19

COVID-19's Impact on America's Chronic Care Patients and the Solutions Found in Digital Health Tools

1/20/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Dr. Omar Manejwala, Chief Medical Officer of DarioHealth (www.dariohealth.com). Dr. Manejwala discusses how COVID-19 has impacted America's comorbidity challenges, what the healthcare industry will be challenged with related to chronic conditions in 2021, and how remote patient monitoring can play a role in creating better outcomes for patients with chronic conditions. Thanks to MGMA for sponsoring this week’s show. MGMA’s new...

Duration:00:28:25

MGMA Week in Review - Jan. 15, 2021 - Biden and Healthcare

1/15/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast, we feature articles on President-elect Joe Biden's healthcare initiatives, physician compensation plans, and what it takes to be a compassionate leader. Sources in this episode: https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals/here-are-3-policies-biden-could-get-passed-democratic-senate-and-one-will-not https://www.mgma.com/resources/resources/financial-management/physician-compensation-plan-essentials-for-2021-ma...

Duration:00:07:16

Improving Insights into Patients’ Prescription Benefits for Prescribers

1/13/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we feature healthcare leaders in an in-depth conversation discussing the innovations and benefits provided by EHR formulary information, for both prescribers and patients. Panelists include: Andrew Mellin, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Information Officer at Surescripts (https://surescripts.com) Jill Helm, Pharm.D, Vice-President, Solutions Management, Veradigm Health(https://veradigm.com) Pooja Babbrah, MBA, senior consultant and PBM practice lead with...

Duration:00:44:26

Insights On Patient Communication and Change Management in Today’s Healthcare Environment

1/6/2021
In this episode of the MGMA Insights podcast, we're joined by Dr. Darin Vercillo, who is a practicing hospitalist as well as chief medical officer and co-founder of Central Logic (https://www.centrallogic.com/). Dr. Vercillo discusses how change management can be implemented as appointments return to being in person. He also talks about the best change management approaches to creating a positive workplace and how to inspire providers and support teams to engage and to enjoy practicing...

Duration:00:37:42