MGMA/AMA Collaborate in Practice

Moving from theory to action: Collaborate in practice

Leaders must start doing things differently to affect positive change in medical organizations. It starts with you.

MGMA has partnered with the AMA to create a unique learning environment that focuses on the partnership between practice administrators and physicians to pave the way for future success.

We know that physicians and administrators have unique and equally important roles. The key is to identify and communicate effectively with each other as well as with staff members and patients. The first step is to respect your individual talents and acknowledge how a true dyad empowers new ways of thinking.

The MGMA/AMA 2016 Collaborate in Practice Conference emphasizes successful, practical approaches to achieving the quadruple aim:  

  • Enhancing the patient experience
  • Improving population health
  • Reducing costs
  • Improving satisfaction among providers and staff 

That’s what it takes to provide patient-centric, value-based healthcare. Learn from and network with your colleagues who have tried – and succeeded at – implementing action-oriented tools and strategies that can be executed in your medical group, hospital or system immediately.

This two-day, collaborative conference marks a new partnership between MGMA and AMA that marries the business of healthcare with the art and science of medicine.

Gather innovative leadership techniques to help propel you – and your organization – to future success.

Speaker Highlights

Sen. Bill Bradley

Leadership in a Changing World

Businesses and organizations are challenged with the ongoing need to build effective teams that ultimately drive revenues and create organizational success. Sen. Bill Bradley represented New Jersey in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997. In 2000, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States. Before serving in the senate, he was a 1964 Olympic gold medalist and a professional basketball player with the New York Knicks from 1967 to 1977, during which time the team won two NBA championships. Bradley is the author of six books on American politics, culture and economy, including Time Present, Time Past, The New American Story, and Values of the Game—all New York Times bestsellers. Currently, Sen. Bradley is a managing director of Allen & Company LLC, a member of the Starbucks Company board of directors and the host of American Voices, a weekly show on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio that highlights the remarkable accomplishments of Americans both famous and unknown.

Lyle Berkowitz

The Future of Healthcare: It's Time to Innovate!

What happens next? Can we really innovate in healthcare? Can we create a future that combines technology and team-based care to support doctor and staff happiness and patient health? Hear from a primary care physician, engineer and businessman who has dedicated his career to this vision. Learn how different organizations from across the nation have been innovative in their use of healthcare information technologies and innovation techniques while new entrepreneurial companies are rethinking what it means to practice healthcare in tomorrow’s world of analytics, expert systems, workflow automation and telecare.

Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FHIMSS, is a primary care physician, associate chief medical officer of innovation for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, medical director of information technology (IT) and innovation for Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group in Chicago, and founder and director of the Szollosi Healthcare Innovation Program. He is also a serial healthcare IT entrepreneur and the cofounder and chairman of healthfinch, the “Doctor Happiness Tools” company. Berkowitz has gained national recognition as a well-regarded speaker, as the author of “Physician Adoption Strategies” in the American College of Physicians’ book, Electronic Medical Records, and as an editorial board member for some of the industry’s top publications.

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