Group Practice Journal

Editorial Calendar

The Group Practice Journal offers strategies and best practices from the leading medical groups in the country. Penned by healthcare professionals, articles offer dynamic, real-world business solutions to physician leaders and administrators at medical groups and health systems nationwide. Our readers look to the publication to learn strategies and solutions from peers in the profession, healthcare thought leaders, and industry experts. Topics range from financial operations, contracting strategies, and compensation issues to regulatory compliance, groundbreaking technology, and innovative population health management.

2020

January/February: Innovation and Technology
Groundbreaking changes and new technology are giving medical groups new tools to help physicians deliver care and engage patients. This issue will focus on ways groups are implementing innovative solutions to clinical and operational challenges.
Submission Deadline: November 29, 2019
Bonus Distribution: AMGA 2019 Annual Conference

March/April: Value-Based Care
As our healthcare system moves from rewarding volume to reimbursing for outcomes, provider organizations are being asked to bear more financial risk. This issue explores operational strategies for thriving in an era of evolving value-based payment models.
Submission Deadline: February 10

May/June: Leadership
Medical groups all face the challenges of effectively leading in times of crisis and developing leaders within their organizations. This issue will feature exemplary leadership that has revitalized organizations as well as strategies groups are using to build leadership bench strength.
Submission Deadline: April 9
Bonus Service: AMGA Industry Partner Directory

July/August: Population Health
As the industry shifts from volume-based to value-based payment models, medical groups must find new ways to engage and treat patients, especially those with chronic diseases. This issue will explore how groups are addressing the challenges of population health management.
Submission Deadline: May 22
Bonus Distribution: AMGA Institute for Quality Leadership

September/October: Compensation
Medical group leaders nationwide are searching for the “right” formula for physician compensation. This issue will explore effective compensation strategies that have worked for other groups and provide analysis of trends found in the AMGA 2020 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey.
Submission Deadline: August 7
Bonus Distribution: MGMA’s annual conference
Bonus Service: AMGA Resource Guide

November/December: Operations and Revenue Enhancement
How do you surmount the challenges of improving the patient experience, improving the health of populations, and reducing the cost of care? This issue will examine how groups have been able to save money or find new sources of revenue by focusing on their operations, while still improving the quality of the care they deliver.
Submission Deadline: September 25

Story Ideas? Contact Tom Flatt, 703.838.0033 ext. 328.

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