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American Medical News
"Analysts with MGMA, an organization of medical practice managers,
collected data on physician salaries, support staff costs and other
expenses from 2,100 multispeciality groups with 46,800 doctors.
Physician-owned practices spent $528,182 per doctor in 2011."
The Denver Post
"This is actually part of a national change that is occuring in how health care is being delivered. Many organizations are realizing that there are benefits to being more patient-centered, with an eye toward patients being more involved in their own health care," said David Gans, senior fellow of industry affairs for MGMA, a medical group membership association.
MGMA, the Englewood, Colo.-based association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices, came up with its list of better-performing practices based on its 2012 Cost Survey and a supplemental questionnaire that assessed practices and procedures.
Becker's Hospital Review
"The American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum and the MGMA recently hosted a webinar, titled "Successful Physician-Hospital Integration — A Case Study," presented by Nick Fabrizio, PhD, FACMPE, FACHE, principle consultant of MGMA Health Care Consulting Group."
"With the federal budget sequester looming on the horizon on Friday,
March 1, healthcare provider association executives began to speak out
on the impact on healthcare of the sequester. In a statement from the
Englewood, Colo.-based Medical Group Management Association (MGMA),
Susan L. Turney, M.D., the association’s president and CEO, said, “MGMA
is disappointed in Congress’s failure to prevent across-the-board
sequestration cuts, which will impact payments to physicians and
compound the already dire situation for medical group practices caused
by the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula."