2018 Fellows Class
These individuals have attained the highest distinction in the field of medical practice management: Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE). Achieving Fellowship through ACMPE demonstrates an individual's willingness to embrace greater challenges and drive practice performance to new levels through the completion of a professional paper or three case studies.
Adiel Alvarado, PhD, JD, EdD, DHA, RRT, FACHE, FACMPE, Midland TX
"The Evolution of the EHR in Medical Practice"
Ann Roemen, MBA, FACMPE, Sioux Falls, SD
"ACOs: A Survival Option for Independent Practices"
Anna McGuigan Morse, FACMPE, Scituate, MA
"Getting Your Practice into HIPAA Compliance"
Brad Wakefield, MBA, FACMPE, Corvallis, OR
"How To Avoid Bias In Your Day-To-Day Management Decisions"
Cameron L. Smith, DO, FACOI, FACMPE, Overland Park, KS
"No Show Rates in Academic Clinics: Why We All Should Care"
Carol L. Sligh, MSN, RN, FACMPE, Brandon, FL
"Building a Quality Improvement Plan"
Chad Collins, FACMPE, The Villages, FL
"The Center for Advanced Medicine — Business Plan"
Christie L. Dando, FACMPE, Kalamazoo, MI
"Implementation of Patient Registration Kiosks: Addressing Patient Registration Service Needs"
Courtney D. Frost, MPH, FACMPE, Omaha, NE
"Hiring a Nurse Coordinator: A Financial Management Plan of a New Hospital Owned Ambulatory Surgical Center and How to Justify and Hire an Un-Budgeted Position"
Craig Schwarting, FACMPE, Crestview Hills, KY
"Organizational Culture Alignment Enhanced by a Comprehensive New Provider Orientation – A Case Study"
Donna Duval, FACMPE, Grants Pass, OR
"Employed Medical Group — Business Plan"
Donna M. Lohr, MBA, FACMPE, Lawrenceburg, IN
"Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Practice"
Eric W. Speer, MBAHA, FACMPE, Broomfield, CO
"Orthobiologics: A Pivotal Shift in Orthopedic Medicine and the Emergence of Interventional Orthopedics"
Erik Liu, MBA, FACMPE, Brooklyn, NY
"The Application of Lean in Healthcare"
Francisco Gonzaba, PMP, FACMPE, San Antonio, TX
"Survival Guide: How to Remain Independent in this Value-Driven Paradigm Shift"
Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, MMM, FAAP, FACMPE, Englewood, CO
"MGMA Front Line Physician Leadership Consulting"
Jennifer Bell, MBA, FACMPE, Dallas, TX
"Are Physician Practices Ready for an On-Site Visit by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)"
Jennifer P. Myers, MBA, CPA, CGMA, FACMPE, Corpus Christi, TX
"Disaster Preparation Issues: Surviving Hurricane Harvey"
Jessica A. Minesinger, BA, CMOM, FACMPE, Troy, OH
"Surgical Compensation & Consulting — Business Plan Submission"
Joan Hablutzel, MBA-HA, PMP, FACMPE
"Vitalaia Women's Wellness and Birth Center"
Justina L. Starobin, MPH, FACMPE, Baltimore, MD
"Strategic Business Plan Proposal to Expand a Pediatric Diagnostic Sleep Laboratory to a New Market"
Karen Ann Millard, FACMPE, Hagerstown, MD
"Development of a Healthcare Consulting Firm Focusing on the Financial Elements of the Medical Practice"
Karin L. Ashman, CPPM, FACMPE, Acton, MA
"Fostering a Positive Relationship Between Your Coding Department and the Providers They Support"
Katie S. Fergus, CPA, MPA, FACMPE, Cumming, IA
"RevvCycle: Rural Health Billing Services"
Kelley H. Rice, MBA, FACMPE, Nolensville, TN
"Physician Practice Mergers: Importance of Due Diligence and Mutual Trust for All Involved"
Kevin Mulcahy, FACMPE, Charlestown, MA
"The Basics of Accountable Care Organizations for Practice Administrators"
Kim Blasingame, FACMPE, Cleburne, TX
"Neurology Workforce Shortage: What Leaders Must Do Now to Avoid Crisis"
Kristin Pope, FACMPE, Chelsea, AL
"A Mental Health Demand: Decreasing Reimbursement and Resources vs. Increasing Patient Demand — An Administrator's Role"
Kristin Summers, FACMPE, Ogden, UT
"Launching Botox as a Service Line Summit Clinic – South Summit Family Medicine"
Lainie Roldan, MBA, CHFP, FACMPE, New York, NY
"The Delicate Balancing Act — Keeping Private Practices"
Larry Sobal, FACMPE, Menasha, WI
"The Emergence of the Quadruple Aim and the Need To Address Clinician Burnout As A Critical Strategic Initiative"
Marcella M. Pyke, RDH, MHS, FACMPE, Lutherville, MD
"The Psychology of Leadership Theories: Trait or Learned?"
Margaret Dalton, FACMPE, Hudson, MA
"Strategy & Implementation of Practice Office Expansion"
Michael Noland, MHA, CHFP, FACMPE, Virginia Beach, VA
"Medical Malpractice Reforms and Defensive Medicine Effects on Obstetricians"
Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, FACMPE, Chicago, IL
"Are Practice Investments to Address Physician Burnout Justified? Understanding the Evidence"
Michael W. Stein, MHSA, FACMPE, Baltimore, MD
"Under Pressure; Oncology Drug Costs in the State of Maryland"
Michelle Rozmarenowski McDaniel, MS, MBA, MHP, FACMPE, Los Angeles, CA
"Clinical Research Billing: EHR Optimization Recommendations for Non-Academic Medical Practices"
Michelle Wallace Torak, FACMPE, Winston Salem, NC
"Pre-Procedure Management: Outsourcing the Pre-Procedure Colon Prep"
Miku Sodhi, MBBS (MD), MHA, PCMH-CCE, FACMPE, Fremont, CA
"Path to Hiring Right"
Misti Neill, MSC, FACMPE, (Major), Clovis, NM
"Enhanced Access Strategies for DoD beneficiaries in the Military Health System"
Molly Lacy, MBA, RN, FACMPE, Kalamazoo, MI
"Time-Keeping and Payroll Process Systems in a Physician Practice"
Neil Pithadia, MS, MBA, FACMPE, FACHE, Dallas, TX
"Understanding Blockchain: Opportunities in Healthcare"
Paul L. Wooderson, MHSM, FACMPE, Temple, TX
"A Comprehensive Approach to Increasing Staff Productivity"
Paula M. Zalucki, FACHE, FACMPE, Jupiter, FL
"Factors Contributing to Financial Losses Among Hospital-Employed Physician Groups"
Phil Geissinger, FHFMA, FACMPE, Huntersville, NC
"Sustaining Human Capital: Addressing the Causes, Impacts and Transformational Strategies of the Burnout Crisis for Providers"
Rebekah Phillips, RN, BSN, MBA, FACMPE, Centennial, CO
"Succession Plans: Are They Really Necessary?"
Russell J. Igoe, MBA, FACMPE, Olympia, WA
"Resilience: The Science and Practices for Enhancing Caregiver Well-being"
Sandra M. Jarrett, FACMPE, Salisbury, NC
"Achieving and Sustaining Outstanding Patient Satisfaction"
Sara Fulton, MBA, FACMPE, Knoxville, TN
"The Impact of Payment Reform on Primary Care Delivery and Design"
Sharon Cannon, FACMPE, Franklin, TN
"Leading Change in Private Practice through Physician Engagement"
Sherry White, MHA, COTA, FACMPE, Katy, TX
"Navigating Generational Differences in Today’s Workforce for the Healthcare Leader"
Susan Krpata-Young, FACMPE, Kirkland, WA
"Blockchain: Next-Generation Healthcare"
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