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Fellowship Papers

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
Adiel Alvarado, PhD, JD, EdD, DHA, RRT, FACHE, FACMPE, Midland TX

"The Evolution of the EHR in Medical Practice"




Ann Roemen
Ann Roemen, MBA, FACMPE, Sioux Falls, SD

"ACOs: A Survival Option for Independent Practices"




Anna Morse
Anna McGuigan
Morse, FACMPE, Scituate, MA
"Getting Your Practice into HIPAA Compliance"




Brad Wakefield
Brad Wakefield, MBA, FACMPE, Corvallis, OR

"How To Avoid Bias In Your Day-To-Day Management Decisions"




Cameron Smith
Cameron L. Smith, DO, FACOI, FACMPE, Overland Park, KS

"No Show Rates in Academic Clinics: Why We All Should Care"




Carol Sligh
Carol L. Sligh, MSN, RN, FACMPE, Brandon, FL

"Building a Quality Improvement Plan"




Chad Collins
Chad Collins, FACMPE, The Villages, FL

"The Center for Advanced Medicine — Business Plan"




Christie L. Dando
Christie L. Dando, FACMPE, Kalamazoo, MI

"Implementation of Patient Registration Kiosks: Addressing Patient Registration Service Needs"




Courtney D. Frost
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
Craig Schwarting, FACMPE, Crestview Hills, KY

"Organizational Culture Alignment Enhanced by a Comprehensive New Provider Orientation – A Case Study"




Donna Duval
Donna Duval, FACMPE, Grants Pass, OR

"Employed Medical Group — Business Plan"




Donna Lohr
Donna M. Lohr, MBA, FACMPE, Lawrenceburg, IN

"Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Practice"




Eric Speer
Eric W. Speer, MBAHA, FACMPE, Broomfield, CO

"Orthobiologics: A Pivotal Shift in Orthopedic Medicine and the Emergence of Interventional Orthopedics"




Erik Liu
Erik Liu, MBA, FACMPE, Brooklyn, NY

"The Application of Lean in Healthcare"




Francisco Gonzaba
Francisco Gonzaba, PMP, FACMPE, San Antonio, TX

"Survival Guide: How to Remain Independent in this Value-Driven Paradigm Shift"




Halee Fisher-Wright
Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, MMM, FAAP, FACMPE, Englewood, CO
"MGMA Front Line Physician Leadership Consulting"




Jennifer Bell
Jennifer Bell, MBA, FACMPE, Dallas, TX

"Are Physician Practices Ready for an On-Site Visit by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)"




Jennifer Myers
Jennifer P. Myers, MBA, CPA, CGMA, FACMPE, Corpus Christi, TX

"Disaster Preparation Issues:  Surviving Hurricane Harvey"




Jessica A. Minesinger
Jessica A. Minesinger, BA, CMOM, FACMPE, Troy, OH

"Surgical Compensation & Consulting — Business Plan Submission"




Joan Hablutzel
Joan Hablutzel, MBA-HA, PMP, FACMPE

"Vitalaia Women's Wellness and Birth Center"




Justina L. Starobin
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
Karen Ann Millard, FACMPE, Hagerstown, MD

"Development of a Healthcare Consulting Firm Focusing on the Financial Elements of the Medical Practice"




Karin L. Ashman
Karin L. Ashman, CPPM, FACMPE, Acton, MA

"Fostering a Positive Relationship Between Your Coding Department and the Providers They Support"




Kate Fergus
Katie S. Fergus, CPA, MPA, FACMPE, Cumming, IA

"RevvCycle: Rural Health Billing Services"

 


Kelley Rice
Kelley H. Rice, MBA, FACMPE, Nolensville, TN

"Physician Practice Mergers: Importance of Due Diligence and Mutual Trust for All Involved"




Kevin Mulcahy
Kevin Mulcahy, FACMPE, Charlestown, MA
"The Basics of Accountable Care Organizations for Practice Administrators"




Kim Blasingame
Kim Blasingame, FACMPE, Cleburne, TX
"Neurology Workforce Shortage: What Leaders Must Do Now to Avoid Crisis"




Kristin Pope
Kristin Pope, FACMPE, Chelsea, AL
"A Mental Health Demand: Decreasing Reimbursement and Resources vs. Increasing Patient Demand — An Administrator's Role"




Kristin Summers
Kristin Summers, FACMPE, Ogden, UT
"Launching Botox as a Service Line Summit Clinic – South Summit Family Medicine"




Lainie Roldan
Lainie Roldan, MBA, CHFP, FACMPE, New York, NY
"The Delicate Balancing Act — Keeping Private Practices"




Larry Sobal
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
Marcella M. Pyke, RDH, MHS, FACMPE, Lutherville, MD
"The Psychology of Leadership Theories: Trait or Learned?"




Margaret Dalton
Margaret Dalton, FACMPE, Hudson, MA
"Strategy & Implementation of Practice Office Expansion"




Michael Noland
Michael Noland, MHA, CHFP, FACMPE, Virginia Beach, VA
"Medical Malpractice Reforms and Defensive Medicine Effects on Obstetricians"




Michael Tutty
Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, FACMPE, Chicago, IL
"Are Practice Investments to Address Physician Burnout Justified? Understanding the Evidence"




Michael W. Stein
Michael W. Stein, MHSA, FACMPE, Baltimore, MD
"Under Pressure; Oncology Drug Costs in the State of Maryland"




Michelle Rozmarenowski McDaniel
Michelle Rozmarenowski McDaniel, MS, MBA, MHP, FACMPE, Los Angeles, CA
"Clinical Research Billing: EHR Optimization Recommendations for Non-Academic Medical Practices"




Michelle Torak
Michelle Wallace Torak, FACMPE, Winston Salem, NC

"Pre-Procedure Management: Outsourcing the Pre-Procedure Colon Prep"




Miku Sodhi
Miku Sodhi, MBBS (MD), MHA, PCMH-CCE, FACMPE, Fremont, CA
"Path to Hiring Right"




Misti Neill
Misti Neill, MSC, FACMPE, (Major), Clovis, NM
"Enhanced Access Strategies for DoD beneficiaries in the Military Health System"




Molly Lacy
Molly Lacy, MBA, RN, FACMPE, Kalamazoo, MI
"Time-Keeping and Payroll Process Systems in a Physician Practice"




Neil Pithadia
Neil Pithadia, MS, MBA, FACMPE, FACHE, Dallas, TX
"Understanding Blockchain: Opportunities in Healthcare"




Paul Wooderson
Paul L. Wooderson, MHSM, FACMPE, Temple, TX
"A Comprehensive Approach to Increasing Staff Productivity"




Paula M. Zalucki
Paula M. Zalucki, FACHE, FACMPE, Jupiter, FL
"Factors Contributing to Financial Losses Among Hospital-Employed Physician Groups"




Phil Geissinger
Phil Geissinger, FHFMA, FACMPE, Huntersville, NC

"Sustaining Human Capital: Addressing the Causes, Impacts and Transformational Strategies of the Burnout Crisis for Providers"




Rebekah Phillips
Rebekah Phillips, RN, BSN, MBA, FACMPE, Centennial, CO

"Succession Plans:  Are They Really Necessary?"




Russell J. Igoe
Russell J. Igoe, MBA, FACMPE, Olympia, WA
"Resilience: The Science and Practices for Enhancing Caregiver Well-being"




Sandra M. Jarrett
Sandra M. Jarrett, FACMPE, Salisbury, NC

"Achieving and Sustaining Outstanding Patient Satisfaction"




Sara Fulton
Sara Fulton, MBA, FACMPE, Knoxville, TN
"The Impact of Payment Reform on Primary Care Delivery and Design"




Sharon Cannon
Sharon Cannon, FACMPE, Franklin, TN
"Leading Change in Private Practice through Physician Engagement"




Sherry White
Sherry White, MHA, COTA, FACMPE, Katy, TX
"Navigating Generational Differences in Today’s Workforce for the Healthcare Leader"




Susan Krpata-Young
Susan Krpata-Young, FACMPE, Kirkland, WA
"Blockchain: Next-Generation Healthcare"




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Fellows manuscripts are archived online for three years. To obtain a manuscript older than three years, please contact fellowship@mgma.com with the manuscript title and author.

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