May 2018 MGMA Connection magazine Organizational Governance MGMA members enjoy access to the following articles originally published in the May 2018 issue of MGMA Connection magazine: Coach's Corner: "Practical approaches to the merger and sales frenzy" Washington Link: "MGMA advoacy spotlight: Regulatory relief" Data Mine: "Finding the right revenue cycle benchmarks" Feature: "Creating optimal organizational culture in an academic medical group practice" Bright Ideas: "The functional medicine effect" Feature: "Physician groups should consider strategic options as mergers, acquisitions boom" Feature: "Leveraging private equity interest to successfully grow a physician practice" Checklist: "Steps to a successful merger or acquisition" Action Plan: "Maintaining practice independence in the pivot to value-based care" Practice Profile: "Space matters: Increasing employee engagement and efficiency through office redesign" Insight: "Value-based care beyond MIPS: Is an alternative payment model right for your practice?" Objective Advice: "Establishing effective committees to succeed in today's healthcare market" Solutions: "6 tactics for revenue cycle health through increased patient engagement" Want a reprint PDF of any of these articles? Visit the MGMA reprints page. Have questions about submitting an article for consideration? Visit the MGMA publications author guidelines page.