November/December 2022

November/December 2022 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.


Case Study

Are You Ready for the Digital Darkness?
Featuring Nassar Nizami, M.B.A.; Oren Guttman, M.D., M.B.A.; and Jonathan Gleason, M.D.
For healthcare providers, cybersecurity can literally be a matter of life and death


By David B. Nash, M.D., and Charles Wohlforth
Making health care a system

Case Study

Lessons Learned
By By Durado Brooks, M.D., M.P.H., Cybele Pacheco, M.D., M.B.A., FAAFP, Heather Mosley, M.B.A., Sherri Gorzelanczyk, and Natalie Tortorella
Prioritizing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening at Geisinger Health System


Precision Metrics
By William Holets, M.H.A., M.B.A.
Modernize your medical group’s financial and operational measurements


Pay Your Way
By Fred Horton, M.H.A.
Top 10 pitfalls to avoid in provider compensation plans 


End of the Code
By Robert E. Matthews
Down-coding hurts group revenues

Best Practices

The Center of Attention
By José Domingos 
Quality customer service creates a safety net for patient satisfaction



Publisher’s Comment

Gearing Up for the Main Event
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
Attend the 2023 AMGA Annual Conference for a robust set of presentations and networking opportunities

In Washington

If It’s December, It Must Be a Crisis
By James J. Miller, M.B.A.
Medicare reform and future

Industry Insights

It’s Not Just for Infants
By Abbie Gillen, Meghana Tallam, and Elizabeth Ciemins, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
Clinicians must learn to recognize the signs of RSV in adults

Foundation Cornerstone

AMGA Foundation exceeds Campaign for a Healthier America goal