July/August 2021

July/August 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.



Breaking Barriers
Featuring Lydia Cook, M.D., Jerome Finkel, M.D., M.H.A., Theresa Frei, RN, M.B.A., and Luis Garcia, M.D., M.B.A.
Medical group leaders share their strategies for addressing care disparities

Case Study

Food for Thought
Featuring Susan Hawkins, M.B.A., FACHE, and William A. Conway, M.D.
Better clinical outcomes through better nutrition

Case Study

All the Angles
By Carman Ciervo, D.O., FACOFP, Anthony Wehbe, D.O., M.B.A., FACOI, and Joseph Lyons, CPA, M.L.A., CIA, CISA
New primary care practice models


Medicine’s Front Door
By Nicholas Cote, D.O., and Joel Diamond, M.D., FAAFP
The challenges and opportunities for precision medicine in primary care


Staying in Touch
By Kathy Ford
Technology brings population health benefits


Work Smarter, Not Harder
By Vijay Kotte
Emerging from the pandemic positioned for growth and stability



Publisher’s Comment

Checking In and Catching Up Post-COVID-19
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
It’s time for healthcare leaders to assess the wellness of their organizations

In Washington

Business as Unusual
By James J. Miller, M.B.A.
Many issues persist post-pandemic

Industry Insights

Skin Deep
By Johonniuss Chemweno
Equitable access and care for communities of color

Foundation Cornerstone

Voices of Victory
Summer 2021 celebrates best practices in action