March 12th Panel Discussion: On the Front Lines of a Vaccine Clinic

Friday, March 12, 2021
12:00 PM EST | Zoom Meeting

NCMGMA’s Advocacy Committee presents a 30-minute panel discussion with three of our fellow NCMGMA Administrators as they share their practice’s path through the COVID-19 vaccination application and distribution. Hear how they’re managing clinics, physicians, staff, and patients, and ask your own questions. Register today for this complimentary NCMGMA virtual event.

Webinar Speakers & Moderator

Matt Johnson, MA, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer
Wake Internal Medicine Consult.
Raleigh, NC

Melissa White
Practice Administrator
Newton Family Physicians, P.A.
Newton, NC

Jacob Rodman, CMPE
Chief Executive Officer
Raleigh Neurosurgical Clinic
Raleigh, NC

Registration

There’s no cost to register for this Zoom webinar event. To register, follow the “Register Online Today” link at the button below. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with complete event details.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

March 12th Panel Discussion: On the Front Lines of a Vaccine Clinic

Friday, March 12, 2021
12:00 PM EST | Zoom Meeting

NCMGMA’s Advocacy Committee presents a 30-minute panel discussion with three of our fellow NCMGMA Administrators as they share their practice’s path through the COVID-19 vaccination application and distribution. Hear how they’re managing clinics, physicians, staff, and patients, and ask your own questions. Register today for this complimentary NCMGMA virtual event.

Webinar Speakers & Moderator

Matt Johnson, MA, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer
Wake Internal Medicine Consult.
Raleigh, NC

Melissa White
Practice Administrator
Newton Family Physicians, P.A.
Newton, NC

Jacob Rodman, CMPE
Chief Executive Officer
Raleigh Neurosurgical Clinic
Raleigh, NC

Registration

There’s no cost to register for this Zoom webinar event. To register, follow the “Register Online Today” link at the button below. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with complete event details.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

February 16th NCMGMA-NCMSF Webinar: Recovering and Building Financial Resiliency in the Wake of COVID

Recovering and Building Financial Resiliency
in the Wake of COVID

February 16, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Program

Join us as we discuss practice finances in the wake of the current Covid-19 Pandemic. Hear from rural medical business owner Dr. Karen Smith along with the practice’s Population Health Administrator, Michaela Latham, as they review the financial lessons learned through the Pandemic and how building financial resiliency is key to practice stability. We will discuss the practical aspects of recovering from the costly impacts of Covid, and what is being done to build up their practice resiliency for a stronger, more stable future.

Our Speakers

Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP
Owner/Physician
Karen L. Smith MD, PA

Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP, is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine. She trained at the National Congress of Family Physician Residents, North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, Duke University, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, and Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Smith has been practicing since 1992, with a private practice in Raeford, North Carolina, since 2003. Dr. Smith’s practice specializes in family medicine.

Michaela Latham, MPH
Population Health Administrator
Karen L. Smith, MD, PA.

Michaela Latham, MPH, currently serves as the Population Health Administrator for Karen L. Smith, MD, PA. In addition to managing and coordinating quality improvement initiatives/ projects for Dr. Smith’s practice, Michaela also manages the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program and serves the practice as a part of the leadership and management team. Michaela attended East Carolina University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health Studies with a concentration in Pre Health professions. Following the completion of her undergraduate studies, Michaela earned her Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Michaela has worked collaboratively with her team at Karen L. Smith, MD, PA, and the patient population they serve since 2017.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation and an email reminder with Zoom login instructions.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

Learn and Earn CEU with NCMGMA and BOH

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Video interviews available online for CEU credit

This interview series is made possible by Business of Healthcare and the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association. These interviews further our mission to provide high-level content for continuing education for our members while highlighting key players and issues in North Carolina’s healthcare industry.

By reading, watching or listening to a full interview, you may self-report to earn 0.5 hours Continuing Education Credits for Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) or Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) credentials.

2019 BOH-NCMGMA List of Interviews

boh18-kdo231aCan Physicians Fix Healthcare by Becoming Independent Again?
K. Dale Owen, Jr., MD
Chief Executive Officer and Cardiologist
Tryon Medical Partners
Cardiologist and Tryon Medical Partners CEO Dale Owen, MD, and his 88 physician partners recently separated their practice from a large health system. In a BOH interview available as podcast and video available here, Owen explains why he and his partners made this change, why plans to take on population health risk is critical to physician engagement and how challenging it is to stand up a 75,000-patient practice in weeks.

cohen120bNorth Carolina’s Move to Medicaid Managed Care
Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
State of North Carolina
Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services for North Carolina, in a BOH interview available as podcast and video here, spoke with Business of Healthcare about the state’s transition to Medicaid managed care as well as efforts to impact social determinants of health and curb opioid abuse. The interview was recorded live with 200 physician practice leaders at the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association Fall Conference.

james260aPhysician Practice Helping Employers Manage Medical Cost, Quality
Jeff James, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Wilmington Health
Large employers provide health insurance for about half of insured Americans but face enormous barriers managing medical costs. Wilmington Health CEO Jeff James joined BOH to describe how they help large employers overcome these obstacles to achieve better cost and quality. The interview was part of a series co-sponsored by the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association. Follow this link to view the interview.

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Sandra Jarrett
Practice Manager
Salisbury Orthopaedic Associates, PA
Why is joining a professional association important to your employer and your career? NCMGMA Board Member Sandra Jarrett, FACMPE, of Salisbury Orthopaedic Associates, which is part of Wake Forest Baptist Health, describes the value she and her physician practice have derived as a member. Follow this link to view the interview.

brown183cHow Wilmington NC Leaders Triggered
Scalable Opioid Use Disorder Interventions
Philip M. Brown, Jr., MD, FACS
Chief Physician Executive
New Hanover Regional Medical Center 
In 2016, Wilmington, NC had the highest concentration of opioid use disorder among US cities. Community leaders including regional health system chief physician executive Philip M. Brown, MD, FACS, helped intervene. Brown describes here the moment a national report triggered awareness of the local opioid epidemic. He and his fellow leaders undertook multi-faceted interventions to change prescribing habits, impact social determinants and, most importantly, de-stigmatize addiction.

boh19-smith2Treating Opioid Addiction in Rural Family Practice
Karen L. Smith MD, FAAFP
Owner and Family Practice Physician
Karen L. Smith, MD, PA
Karen L. Smith MD, FAAFP, kept discovering opioid addiction in the families she served in her independent, rural primary care practice. With growing need and few referral options, Smith began providing medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT uses medication, counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders and sustain recovery. Smith shares patient stories here which led her to take on this challenge and the barriers a physician must overcome to provide MAT.

NCMGMA and BOH thank Mako Medical Laboratories for helping
to make this interview series possible.

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About the Business of Healthcare

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