Group Practice Journal

September 2018


Holding Pattern
By Wayne Hartley, Fred Horton, and Danielle DuBord
Results of the AMGA 2018 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey

Case Study
Slashing Burnout
Featuring Susan Rehm, M.D., and Michael Michetti, J.D.
Increasing trust, strengthening culture, and building resilience through a multipronged approach at Cleveland Clinic

Case Study
Screen Time
By Andrew Albert, M.D., M.P.H., and Richard Bone, M.D.
Meeting the colorectal cancer screening challenge at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Walk the Streamline
By Erin Weber
Challenges in the way value-based care is measured, billed, and paid

The Doctor’s Examination
By Howard B. Graman, M.D., FACP
A practical approach to the annual professional review

Protracted Permission
By Dan Rubin
The impact of prior authorizations … and what you can do about it!


Publisher’s Comment
Measure What Drives Quality
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
AMGA's new set of value measures will simplify the quality reporting process

In Washington
MACRA Economics
By Sam Shames
The devil is in the implementation

Industry Insights
Trending High
The specialties that shone in AMGA’s survey

Foundation Cornerstone
A Group Effort
Dr. Penso supports new pathways, patient outcomes

Thought Leader
Trusted Partners
An interview with Humana’s Bruce D. Broussard

September 2018 GPJ