Executive View Industry innovations and ideas for healthcare execs Executive View covers the complex challenges and leadership topics of interest to medical practice executives who specialize in the business of healthcare delivery. Authors include industry thought leaders and medical practice executives who have achieved Fellowship through the ACMPE certification program and who share perspectives on industry challenges and challenge the status quo in healthcare. Executive View newsletter — an MGMA member benefit publication — is published once a month. March 2020 Executive Session: Protecting healthcare workers amid COVID-19 — "There is no room for error" Resource: Waived Medicare Telehealth Restrictions for COVID-19 More resources in the MGMA COVID-19 Action Center Insights: "COVID-19: How one of Northern California's largest health systems is responding to the crisis" "Making a bundle: Unpacking the reality of commercial bundled payments" February 2020 Executive Session: The road ahead for interoperability, patient data and EHR improvements "Using the Lean Startup model to drive healthcare performance transformation" "6 action steps for HIPAA privacy and security compliance" "Bringing joy back to medicine: Battling burnout through better EHR optimization" January 2020 Executive Session: Successful physician recruiting and leadership strategies in a health system "Insights: Trust the process — using Lean and Six Sigma to optimize clinic flow" "Humanizing healthcare: Simple strategies to strengthen patient-provider relationships" "The newest trends in telehealth in 2020" December 2019 Executive Session: Tim Coan on independent physicians bucking the trend of hospital employment "Managing your dark side: How personality-based risk factors can derail leaders" "Cultivating employee voice to enhance organizational performance within healthcare organizations" "Telepsychiatry for FQHCs: A boot to patient access and collaborative care" November 2019 Executive Session: Javon Bea on getting out ahead of value-based disruption "Paper or plastic: A look into how decisions are truly made" "Treating the symptoms of a medical practice in financial distress" "Leverage humanity: How the deepest learning is when technology is a tool, not a panacea" October 2019 Executive Session: Recharging your staffing model to adapt to value-based care "Engaging patients and communities virtually" "FQHC acquiring a rural clinic: Opportunities and challenges" Benchmarking for success: Case studies in transforming data into action September 2019 Executive Session: Identifying causes of physician burnout and building support to mitigate them Objectives and obstacles in strategic planning meetings MGMA Insights: A Mayo Clinic professor's blueprint for professional success Balancing modern design with community acceptance August 2019 Executive Session: Interpreting the data behind practice losses with Timothy Smith MGMA Insights: Pride in care delivery: Bridging equity gaps for LGBTQ patients MGMA Insights: Keeping compliant can help avoid unpleasant tangles with CMS The practice manager’s impetus for a real-time prescription benefit standard July 2019 Executive Session: Educating the next generation of healthcare leaders with Errol Biggs Executive Session: Digging deeper into the secrets of staffing success MGMA Insider: Talking tech, privacy and A.I. in healthcare with Robin Farmanfarmaian "Speech odyssey: Language technology innovations in the EHR" June 2019 Executive Session: Jim Trounson on the future for entrepreneurial physicians Data Mine: "The secret of staffing success" "Pulling in the same direction: Collaboration is key for achieving value-based payment success" "Strategic positioning of physician groups via MSO formation" May 2019 Executive Session: Nate Moore on data in healthcare "Best of both worlds: Hybrid concierge medicine can be a long-term patient care solution for practices" Insider: "Timothy Smith on busting myths about physician compensation valuation and data" "Building a successful rural ACO: How asking 'why?' leads to improved quality of care" April 2019 Executive Session: Gary Herschman on private equity investment in healthcare "Pain points: EHRs’ impact on physician job satisfaction and burnout" "Barriers to performance in hospital-owned physician networks" "Social determinants of health in an ACO for better population health" March 2019 Executive Session: "Proactive and reactive auditing for strong compliance and maximizing revenue" "Leveraging total cost of care performance data" "Practical approaches to medical technology capital planning" "Partnership status: An alternative approach to medical group ownership" February 2019 Executive Session: "A legislative and regulatory look forward with Anders Gilberg" "Saving time: Lean strategies for leaders" Case study: "Managing chronic care populations: Improve health & contain costs" "Physician practice mergers: The importance of due diligence and mutual trust" January 2019 Executive Session: "Bridging the gap between patient expectation and experience through marketing" Case study: "Supergroup - Consolidating pediatric practices while maintaining autonomy" "The necessity of succession plans" "Discover the KPIs to review to improve efficiencies in revenue cycle management" December 2018 Executive Session: "Viewing your medical practice through the patient's eyes" Case study: "Bay Psychiatric Associates achieves successful MIPS score of above 70 with bonus capability" [PDF] "How practice leaders can address the neurology workforce shortage" "Avoiding bias in your day-to-day management decisions" November 2018 Executive Session: "Getting the data you need for better decision-making" Case study: "Developing a framework for patient engagement and accountability" "Are practice investments to address burnout justified?" "Helping independent practices remain successful" October 2018 Executive Session: "Globetrotting for ideas to transform U.S. healthcare" Case study: "Using MAs to coordinate care boosts patient volume, quality metrics for internal med group" "Test of time: Harvard study reveals how CEOs spend their days, on and off work" "The psychology of leadership theories: trait or learned?" August 2018 Executive Session: "Before redesigning a medical practice, rethink what design means" Case study: "Urgent care group success via medical scribes" Case study: "Patient-focused technology improves efficiency at Peachtree Park Pediatrics" "Healthcare can no longer afford to resist the digital revolution" July 2018 Executive Session: "Should your EHR system stay or should it go?" Case study: "Mayo Clinic's move to a single, enterprise-wide EHR" Case study: "Quality affirmation and unforeseen benefits: WellMed's journey to The Joint Commission's ambulatory care accreditation" "Fighting for patient safety: The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention"