Welcome New Members

Our membership continues to grow! Take a look at the list of healthcare professionals and students who have recently joined NCMGMA (August 29, 2017 through September 26, 2017):

Active

  • Angela Branson-Atkins, Digestive Health Specialists, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Kristin Edwards, Raleigh Orthopaedic, Raleigh, NC
  • Diane McKeel, East Carolina Anesthesia, Greenville, NC
  • James O’Hara, Northwell Health, Bay Shore, NC
  • Steve Peterson, Wilmington Gastroenterology, Wilmington, NC
  • Jessica Phillips, FHPG, LLC dba FirstHealth Physician Group, Pinehurst, NC
  • Kamie Rauf, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, Charlotte, NC
  • Alicia Shue, Salisbury Pediatric Associates PA, Salisbury, NC
  • Stephanie Shuler, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, Charlotte, NC
  • Kimberly Tew, Cape Fear Podiatry, Fayetteville, NC
  • Jennifer Toney, Kernodle Clinic A Duke PDC Practice, Burlington, NC
  • Joanne Younts, FHPG, LLC dba FirstHealth Physician Group, Pinehurst, NC

Affiliate

  • Eric Backus, MSOC Health, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Latrecia Brown, MSOC Health, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Tamara McNeill, MSOC Health, Chapel Hill, NC

Student

  • Hallie Mull, Gardner Webb University, Hickory, NC

Welcome New Members

Our membership continues to grow! Take a look at the list of healthcare professionals and students who have recently joined NCMGMA (July 28, 2017 through August 28, 2017):

Active

  • Sonali Batish, NHRMC, Wilmington, NC
  • Jim Dziedzina, Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, Cary, NC
  • Craig Hepp, Vidant Health, Greenville, NC
  • Wanda Kosterlytzky, American Anesthesiology, Greensboro, NC
  • Ginger Martin, Digestive Health Specialists, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Sharon Mendenhall, WHA Centre Ob/Gyn, Raleigh, NC
  • Shelli Tijerina, Advanced Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Huntersville, NC

Student

  • David Masten, UNC Charlotte, Concord , NC

Welcome New Members

Our membership continues to grow! Take a look at the list of healthcare professionals and students who have recently joined NCMGMA (May 26, 2017 through July 27, 2017):

Active

  • Michael Buncher, Hendersonville Pediatrics, Hendersonville, NC
  • Denise Combs, Wayne Health Surgical Associates, Goldsboro, NC
  • Sheila Fassler, Pediatric Hair Solutions, Charlotte, NC
  • Tammy Ferrell, Salem Chest Specialists, Winston Salem, NC
  • Christian Gragg, FryeCare Generations Family, Hickory, NC
  • Shenae Hiers, CHS Pediatric Surgery, Charlotte, NC
  • Elizabeth Hodge, Valley Cardiology, PA, Fayetteville, NC
  • Rhonda Humphrey, Rex Pathology Associates, P.A., Raleigh, NC
  • Denise Joshua, NC State University Student Health Services, Raleigh, NC
  • Doug Mathis, Cornerstone HealthCare, High Point, NC
  • Paula Nash, Comprehensive Rehabilitation & Pain Specialists, Elizabeth City, NC
  • Haley Tussey, UNC Pediatrics at Garner, Garner, NC

Affiliate

  • Fain Buete, MAKO, Raleigh, NC
  • Bill ONeill, CPEP, Raleigh, NC
  • Deborah Walker Keegan, Medical Practice Dimensions, Inc., Arden, NC

Student

  • Kelly Bragg, Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL
  • Susan Haddock Tripp, East Carolina University, Farmville, NC
  • Harriet Jondahl, UNCG, Hillsborough, NC
  • Scott Painter, Pfeiffer University, Raleigh, NC

Welcome New Members

Our membership continues to grow! Take a look at the list of healthcare professionals and students who have recently joined NCMGMA (April 28, 2017 through May 25, 2017):

Active

  • Katherine Beavers, Crystal Coast Pain Management Center, New Bern, NC
  • Amy Germann, Durham Nephrology Associates, Durham, NC
  • Jamie Hopkins, Qualderm Partners of NC, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Kelly Krasner, Raleigh Radiology, Cary, NC
  • Shelby Ostendorf, Wayne Health Physicians, Goldsboro, NC
  • Bobbi Stevens, Wayne Health Physicians, Goldsboro, NC
  • Edith Tabron, Wayne Health Physicians/Wayne Health Vascular and Vein, Goldsboro, NC

Affiliate

  • Jerry Bryson, The Bryson Advisory Group, Charlotte, NC
  • Eric Hobbs, Technology Associates, Cary, NC
  • Shane Jordan, Fogo Data Center, Carrollton, GA
  • Sandi Lane, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • Farrah Pontz, Progress USA, Inc, Raleigh, NC

Student

  • Donna Nellis, University of Phoenix, Willow Spring, NC

Save the Date for the 2017 M3 Conference: September 14-16 in Raleigh

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September 14-16, 2017
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, Raleigh, NC

REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 31, 2017

What is M3?

The NC Medical Society (NCMS) and the NC Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) have joined forces to offer the educational conference of the year, focusing on practice improvement, leadership in health care and personal development. Presented by leading experts and industry professionals, the hand-selected educational sessions will help you understand and implement new payment and practice models, sharpen your leadership and management skills, adapt to changing technology and keep your practice ahead of the curve in the ever-changing world of health care.

Highlights

  • Three consecutive days of relevant, cutting-edge educational sessions;
  • Social events and networking opportunities;
  • Engaging speakers and informative sessions on the most timely health care issues;
  • Poster competition for medical students and residents;
  • Exhibit Hall with health care vendor products and services.

Attendees

Attendees of the M3 Conference include: Physicians, Physician assistants, Other allied professionals, Medical practice managers, Medical office staff, Physician group administrators, CEOs, CMOs, Residents, and Medical Students.

Registration opens Wednesday, May 31, 2017
For more information, please visit the M3 Conference website here.

Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center, Inc. Receives 2017 Annual NCMGMA Practice of the Year Award

Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center was named the 2017 Practice of the Year at the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association’s (NCMGMA) Annual Conference, held May 7-9, at the Westin in Charlotte, NC with over 275 people in attendance. NCMGMA’s Practice of the Year Award recognizes a medical group practice that makes significant contributions to its community, patients and staff through volunteer work, fundraisers, staff wellness programs, community clean ups, and community screenings and education.

“Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center truly signifies all that our Practice of the Year Award stands for.” says Fran Sembert, NCMGMA’s 2005 President and current Governance Committee Chair. “The practice continues to grow and change to meet the needs of the population they serve and the community benefits from the education that is now provided directly to teachers, guidance counselors, coaches and parents. This resource is now local to their patients, many of whom have transportation issues and financial restrictions.”

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(L-R): Andrea Murphy, Lisa Hooks, Ashley Long and Joey Long

The Practice of the Year Award, sponsored by First Citizens Bank, provides a $3,000 check to a charity chosen by the award recipient. This year’s funds will be given to the Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center, a 501(c)3. Lisa Hooks, Mt. Olive Family Medicine’s Executive Director confirmed the additional funds will allow for more baseline concussion testing for local public school athletes with a goal of providing free testing to all athletes regardless of their economic status. Up until the summer of 2015, if a patient suffered a concussion, they would have had to drive 60 miles to receive neurocognitive testing

During the conference, attendees attended educational sessions centered on the theme “Leading through Change” and heard from presenters such as Robert Laszewski from Health Policy and Strategy Associates, Skip Weisman from Weisman Communication Resources, North Carolina Medical Society, Parker Poe, and MSOC Health.

About NCMGMA
The North Carolina Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) Association gives the professional administrator a rich source of information and contacts for professional growth. Since our founding in 1971, we have grown to more than 850 members strong, representing medical practices across North Carolina. Our membership includes executives and managers of private group practices, academic medical centers, integrated delivery systems, and companies that support medical provider organizations. Learn more at http://www.ncmgm.org.

About Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center
Operated by a volunteer uncompensated Board of Directors from the service area of the practice, Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center is a designated Rural Health Center as declared by the NC Office of Rural Health and Resource Development. We are dedicated to the health and well-being of the residents of Wayne County and the surrounding areas. It is our goal to identify and minister to the medical needs of the family unit-not only to provide quality, comprehensive medical care, but also to institute health education, urgent care, wellness and preventative medicine.

Welcome New Members

Our membership continues to grow! Take a look at the list of healthcare professionals and students who have recently joined NCMGMA (April 1, 2017 through April 27, 2017):

Active

  • Ginger Edwards, Asthma & Allergy Specialists, Charlotte, NC
  • Richard Eurillo, Greensboro Orthopaedics, Greensboro, NC
  • Renee Huffstickler, Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, Gastonia, NC
  • Laura Mancini, Carolina Anesthesia Associates, PA, Hickory, NC
  • Kristin Mulkey, CMC Transplant and Liver Disease Center, CHS Liver Care, Charlotte, NC
  • Diana Parker, Gastroenterology Associates, Hickory, NC
  • Lorica Riggs, Carolinas Healthcare System Liver Care, Greensboro, NC
  • Karen Stewart, Cornerstone HealthCare, Conover, NC

Affiliate

  • Geoff Miller, Professional Recovery Consultants, Inc., Durham, NC

Student

  • Adrian Little Lassiter, Senior Quality Scientist, Sanford, NC