September/October 2021

September/October 2021 GPJ

Providing solutions to physician executives, physicians, and administrators at every medical group in the country

The flagship publication of AMGA, the Group Practice Journal offers dynamic business solutions to physician leaders and administrators at medical groups around the world.

Penned by healthcare professionals, articles give a view from the trenches of modern medicine on a wide variety of topics. For over 60 years, the Group Practice Journal has been helping medical groups become financially successful while delivering the highest quality health care to their communities.



Gap Year
By Elizabeth Siemsen
Medical group leaders share their strategies for addressing care disparities

Best Practices

To Fill a Seat
By Rose Wagner, RN, M.H.S., FACMPE
5 steps to creating a strategy for diversity recruiting

Best Practices

A Map for APPS
Featuring Bonnie Proulx, DNP, APRN, PNP-BC, M.S.N.
Creating and advanced practice provider leadership structure


The Agony of Choice
By Laura Nootbar
An approach to compensation, and how practices are making the change


From Many, One
By Bert Orlov and Ayesha Medina
Mergers & acquisitions/private equity to drive activity

Case Study

Is this Trip Really Necessary?
Featuring Harry Reese, M.B.A., and Stephanie Noriea, Esq.
A cross-continuum approach to lower unnecessary ED utilization

Tech Talk

Exchange for the Better
By Chris Hobson, MB ChB, FRNZCGP, M.B.A., CPHIMS
Integrating real-time patient data on a single platform


Inequality Revealed
By Maria Hernandez, Ph.D.
The role of physician groups in addressing health inequities post pandemic



Publisher’s Comment

Prescriptions for Pandemic Fallout
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
Utilizing AMGA resources for post-pandemic compensation and operational challenges

In Washington

Cutting Off the Cuts
By Lauren N. Lattany
Legislation in Congress that could affect health care and AMGA member groups

Industry Insights

Test Patterns
By Nikita Stempniewicz, M.Sc., John Cuddeback, M.D., Ph.D., and Elizabeth Ciemins, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
Screening for people with type 2 diabetes for chronic kidney disease

Foundation Cornerstone

Join the Expedition
Calling all health systems and medical groups: Play you role in a vital goal