Group Practice Journal

February 2018


Best Practices
Can a Golfer Learn to Quarterback?
By Amer Kaissi, Ph.D., and Eric Appelgren, M.D., M.B.A.
Coaching physician leaders into high performance

Case Study
Prioritizing Protection
By Suzanne Wolfe
Keeping vaccines top-of-mind among competing priorities

Tech Talk
On the Cusp of Change
By Hirsh A. Shah, B.A.; Karolina S. Mlynek, M.D., M.B.A.;
Christopher Piel, B.S., M.B.A.; Daniel Moussa, B.S.; Maria
Madajka, Ph.D.; and Francis A. Papay, M.D.
Telemedicine will reshape medical specialty practices

Tech Talk
6 Steps to Meeting Data Protection Regs
By Scott Schimpf and Mary Cremeans
Thinking through data privacy/security

Learning to Fly
By Gordon W. Josephson, M.D., M.P.H.
The differential diagnosis of low physician productivity and how to improve it


Publisher’s Comment
Supporting Leaders
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
Welcome the 2018 AMGA Board of Directors

In Washington
Removing Barriers to Risk
By Darryl M. Drevna
AMGA has recommendations for policymakers to clear the barriers and further the transition to value-based care.

Industry Insights
Culture’s Effect on Immunization Rates
A positive learning climate has the potential to impact quality improvement efforts across the organization.

Foundation Cornerstone
Thank You to All Our 2017 Donors

Thought Leader
Aligning for Value
An Interview with ACHP’s Ceci Connolly

February 2018 GPJ