Physician Practice Management: Essential Operational and Financial Knowledge
edited by Lawrence Wolper, MBA, FACMPE; Medical Group Management Association
Softbound: 1,250 pages
Size: 11" x 8.5"
MGMA / Jones & Bartlett
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Written for physician leaders and senior healthcare managers as well as those involved in smaller practices, Physician Practice Management: Essential Operational and Financial Knowledge provides a comprehensive overview of the breadth of knowledge required to effectively manage a medical group practice today.
Distinguished experts cover a range of topics while taking into special consideration the need for a broader and more detailed knowledge base amongst physicians, practice managers and healthcare managers. Topics covered in this resource include:
- physician leadership
- judgment in management decisions
- bioterrorism preparedness
- financial management
- health care information technology
- regulatory issues
- compliance programs
- legal implications of business arrangements
- medical malpractice
- facility design, and
- capital financing for physician group practices
- and much more
"This book is a comprehensive overview of the breadth and depth of knowledge that must be mastered in order to effectively manage a medical group practice today. It promises to become an essential resource for both new and experienced practice administrators, as well as for physician leaders, consultants and others who must master this body of knowledge. Each of the chapter authors is a well-recognized expert in the content matter presented. And notably, almost half the authors have achieved Fellowship in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) --- the highest professional designation awarded to medical practice administrators." - William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, FACPM, President and CEO, Medical Group Management Association
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.
Lawrence Wolper, MBA, FACMPE is President of L. Wolper, Inc., in Great Neck, New York. The firm is a full-service consulting organization specializing in all aspects of physician group practice, faculty practice, and managed care. In addition, L. Wolper, Inc., has extensive experience in contract-managing large physician group practices and ambulatory surgery centers, as well as practice turn-arounds. Mr. Wolper has over 30 years of consulting and senior executive experience, and has been the advisor to, or managed, major group practices, faculty practice plans, ambulatory surgery centers, and integrated networks. Prior to founding his firm in 1987, he was a partner in KPMG International, LLP, with New York area and national responsibility for physician practice and ambulatory care consulting. He has published over 35 professional journal articles, and seven texts, on a variety of subjects that are germane to physician and faculty practice, and to health care administration. The Second Edition of Health Care Administration: Principles, Practices, Structure, and Delivery won a prestigious national award as one of the top 250 texts in the health science industry. Mr. Wolper is a fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives, and an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Executive MPH Program at Columbia University, teaching a course on managed care and organized delivery systems.
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