One of your physicians wants to go part-time or take less
call. What should you do? Best-selling author and national healthcare consultant
Deborah Walker Keegan, PhD, FACMPE shares strategies to help you develop a
transition plan now – hopefully before you need it and before a dangerous
precedent has been set in your medical practice.
Attend this session to
- The complex issues associated with work slow-down
- How to develop a physician transition plan to address physician requests for
part-time, slowdown and retirement work schedules
- The three phases of
plan development – goals and principles, assessment, and plan mechanics
- Examples of physician transition plans, including how to address the impacts
of work slowdown on on-call schedules, governance, and revenue and expenditure
Discover the step-by-step process for transition plan
development so that you can determine the “best” arrangement for your medical
Duration: 45 minutes
Deborah Walker Keegan
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
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 theEdward B. Stevens Article of the
Year Awardfor Are you ready for
the perfect storm? published in the January 2008 MGMA Connexion.
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