Welcome to the Virginia MGMA - Won't You Join Us?


Tricia Mullins, FACMPE
VMGMA President

As President of VMGMA, I would like to welcome you to the Virginia Medical Group Management Association (VMGMA). The VMGMA is a leadership organization devoted to the continuous individual growth of its professionals through education. VMGMA’s hope is you will find our organization to be supportive and informative to you in your path of professional development and that we will provide opportunities for you to connect with others in our profession and to keep abreast of the issues that impact healthcare today and in the future. Never before has it been so critical that we as individual group, academic and hospital owned practices maintain confidence and foster intellectual health so we can be respected and recognized as leaders in this challenging and uncertain health care industry.  
We hope to provide strategic vision and leadership to ensure that practice administrators in all settings are equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools they need to deliver care that makes a positive impact on practice and patient outcomes.  VMGMA hopes to achieve this commitment by providing its members with enriched educational programs, the distribution of information of shared interest, and providing leading analyst to guide us and help us understand the emerging technology and applications to efficiently and effectively manage medical care and improve patient satisfaction.  We must not only keep abreast of new trends, but must be willing and able to lead the way toward the future. Our vision and our goals must be both immediate and long term.  We will continue to capitalize on our most valuable tool of mentorship and networking with other VMGMA colleagues. Every single member has the potential to enrich us as an individual and as a group through their valuable knowledge and experiences.
It is my hope that each and every one of our members will find the tools and information needed to succeed through VMGMA. Together with you, the volunteers, we will continue to collaborate with the industry to develop and produce a wide array of high quality and effective tools to assure success in your educational journey, the education of the leadership team, interdisciplinary team and the community.   I am so pleased to be a member of VMGMA, an organization that remains committed to encouraging practice administrators not just to do their work competently but also to be a well-informed voice for the people we serve and the profession.  We welcome your thoughts, suggestions and input on how to strengthen the organization.  Please feel free to email me. 
On behalf of the Board, thank you for making VMGMA the special organization that it is and thank you for all that you do as a leader working to improve health.  I look forward to getting to know all of you better in the coming months. I thank you for the privilege of serving as your president in the coming year.

•    EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS
     *Semi-Annual Conferences with timely topics and nationally recognized speakers (Reduced
       Pricing for Members);
     *Regional Events offered around the state with current information presented in a short amount
       of time (Free to Members);
     *Webinars, no need to leave your office (Free to Members).
•    WEBSITE TOOLS
     *Quarterly e-Newsletters;
     *Career Center for those looking to either post a position or to make a change;
     *Online Toolbox updated yearly with policies/procedures/forms.
•    CONNECTIONS
     *Online Membership database so you can stay in touch with fellow medical practice professionals;
     *Access to companies that provide goods/services to medical practices.
•    ADVOCACY
     *Legislative information, both national and state, in one location;
     *3rd Party Payor information.
•    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
     *ACMPE guidance as close as a phone call with step-by-step instructions on a dedicated
       webpage;
     *AAPC credits offered at semi-annual conferences.

Other Benefits of Membership
- VMGMA is the strongest state-wide interacting community of local healthcare managers.
- VMGMA is a leading state affiliate of MGMA, the most respected and recognized national community
   of healthcare managers and administrators, established in 1926.
- GROWTH: Membership offers the opportunity for personal and professional growth making you a more
   valuable asset to your practice.
- HEALTHCARE JOB POSTINGS: Send and receive notifications on positions available within member
  practices.
- AROUND-THE-CLOCK SUPPORT: Access information 24/7 via the VMGMA and MGMA website
  connections giving members valuable operational resources for the healthcare professional both
  locally and nationally. Ability to get information on current news and regulatory updates, practice
  management resources, online member forums, searchable member directory, benchmarking
  and much more.
- LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Serve on a committee that you are interested in and help shape the
  activity of the organization. Leading to opportunities to participate at board level.
- PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT: VMGMA’s mission is to expand the professional education and growth
  of its membership therefore VMGMA is committed to supporting our members' educational goals with
  our educational reimbursement(s) program.  
- TECHNOLOGY: Opportunities to interact and connect with industry suppliers offering an array of
   emerging technology, applications and services designed to help you find solutions to changes
   in the industry and build important business relationships.
- EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS: Available through our lending library.
- REPRESENTATION WITH INSURERS: The Third Party Payer Committee works on behalf of the
  membership on payer-specific issues, and maintains unique and collaborative working
  relationships with third-party payers and government payers.
- SUCCESS: We provide access to a wide variety of resources and help you develop and execute
  the  necessary plans to be a successful manager in medicine and help you ensure the success
  of your practice.


 

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