May/June 2023

GPJ May-JuneProviding 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

The Need for Speed
By Francis Colangelo, MD, FACP, MS-HQS, and Mark DeRubeis, MBA 
2023 Acclaim Award recipient Premier Medical Associates is accelerating on the journey to value

Conference Review 

Sweet Home Chicago
AMGA 2023 Annual Conference highlights: Members gather in Chicago for education and networking

Conference Review

Ride the Wave
Featuring Aric Sharp, MHA, CMPE, FACHE 
How a career setback became a blessing in disguise with a few simple questions

Case Study

The Whole Patient
By Kevin McCune, MD 
Revere Health’s providers are learning to take a holistic view of patient care

Best Practices 

The Wrong Stuff
By Peter Valenzuela, MD, MBA 
The three words outstanding leaders say


Guidance System
By Craig Parker, JD, CPA
Expanded payvider model spawns success

Best Practices 

It’s Academic 
By Vinny Gossain, MBA, and Linda Komnick, MHA 
Academic-community physician integration


Publisher’s Comment

Increasing the Speed of the Move to Value 
By Jerry Penso, MD, MBA
How AMGA supports members during the transition to value-based care 

In Washington

Code Kill
By Darryl M. Drevna, MA
Medicare Advantage rate notice policies, politics evolve 

Industry Insights

Moving Upstream
By Stephen Shields, MPH, and Elizabeth L. Ciemins, PhD, MPH, MA 
Earlier use of continuous glucose monitors leads to improvements in glycemic control 

Foundation Cornerstone

American Dream 
Honoring progress toward a healthier America