Deborah Walker Keegan, PhD, FACMPE
Deborah Walker Keegan is a nationally recognized consultant, keynote speaker, and author. She is president of Medical Practice Dimensions, Inc. and a principal with Woodcock & Walker Consulting. With more than 25 years of experience, she helps health care organizations improve medical practice operations, enhance physician and staff productivity, and align physician compensation systems. She has developed special expertise in ensuring sustainable improvement in academic, hospital-owned, and private medical practices.
She has co-authored four best-selling books: Rightsizing: Appropriate Staffing for Your Medical Practice, The Physician Billing Process: Avoiding Potholes in the Road to Getting Paid"and its second edition, The Physician Billing Process: 12 Potholes to Avoid in the Road to Getting Paid, and Physician Compensation Plans: State-of-the-Art Strategies. She is in high demand as a keynote speaker and has collaborated with Elizabeth Woodcock to offer a series of educational DVDs on hot topics in medical practice management.
Keegan earned her PhD at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, her MBA from UCLA, and she is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives. In 2008, she received the Edward B. Stevens Article of the Year Award for "Are you ready for the perfect storm?" published in the January 2008 MGMA Connexion.
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
MGMA Books and Products by Deborah Walker Keegan
Physician Transition Plans: Compensation for Physicians in Part-time, Slowdown and Similar Status DVD
Staffing the Medical Practice for Optimal Performance DVD
CPR for Your Revenue Cycle DVD