Aligning the Team with Practice Goals: A How-To Guide for Medical Practices
Susan Murphy, MBA, PhD
Softcover: 110 pages + bonus CD-ROM
8.5" x 11"
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Every organization has systems that can be improved. The system-by-system diagnosis and prescriptions in the Maximizing Performance Management Series will improve the performance of your practice.
In this book, Aligning the Team with Practice Goals: A How-To Guide for Medical Practices, the first in the series, the author:
Explains how to develop the vision, mission, values, norms, and short- and long-term goals for your practice
Describes how to accomplish strategic planning, including the new model of appreciative inquiry
Demonstrates how to set SMART goals (specific, measurable, achievable, results-oriented, and time-bound) for each department and how to strategically link each goal to the overall medical practice goals
Shows manager to cascade the goals developed from the mission throughout the organization and into the individual employee performance plans
The accompanying CD includes many useful resources and tools, including procedures for managing conflict, guidelines for customer service quality standards, policies for employee discipline, and employment process checklists. Also included are several case studies that demonstrate excellence in efforts to align employee performance with organizational goals.
The bottom line is that this comprehensive, results-oriented book provides a road map and prescriptions to take you and your medical practice to the next level and beyond. Whether you want to fine-tune your practice or manage a complete overhaul of the entire operation, this book provides the answers you need to align the performance of your team with your practice goals.
The MGMA been the source of indispensable benchmarking resources for more than 50 years, and medical group administrators, physicians, hospital executives, CPAs, consultants and lawyers depend on the information and insight they deliver. MGMA, founded in 1926, is the nation’s principal voice for medical group practice. MGMA’s 19,000 members manage and lead more than 11,500 organizations in which more than 237,000 physicians practice. MGMA’s core purpose is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage and lead them. MGMA headquarters are in Englewood, Colorado.
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