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Advanced Neurologic Associates achieves MGMA ‘Better Performer’ status
Bellevue, OH, February 5, 2009 – The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups: 2008 Report Based on 2007 Data identified Advanced Neurologic Associates as a “better performer” because of superior operational performance compared with similar medical group practices nationwide.
MGMA recognizes Advanced Neurologic Associates as a national leader in Cost Management, Productivity, Capacity and staffing in their Multi-Specialty group medical practice. We strive to continually improve our patient’s experience via enhancing access, improving patient-practice interactions, and effective cost containment strategies.
Advanced Neurologic Associates has been serving North Central Ohio since 1983. Addressing the growing and expanding community needs, Advanced Neurologic has evolved from a solo practice to a group of seven providers covering a five county area. This is the first time Advanced Neurologic Associates has been recognized a “Better Performer” by MGMA.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized by the MGMA for our quality improvement efforts. Change is never easy, but through the hard work and dedication of our Associates, Leadership Team, and Physicians, we have changed our patient’s overall and personal experience. We look forward to addressing the remaining challenges that face not only our practice but also our regional healthcare system."
The MGMA report, a benchmarking standard among medical groups for nearly a decade, was produced using data from respondents to the MGMA Cost Survey: 2008 Reports Based on 2007 Data as well as data from a questionnaire that assessed management behaviors, practices and procedures of better performers. The report profiles medical practices that have demonstrated success in one or more areas: profitability and cost management; productivity, capacity and staffing; accounts receivable and collections; patient satisfaction; and managed care operations.
About Advanced Neurologic Associates, Inc.
Advanced Neurologic Associates, Inc. has provided excellence in neurological care and pain management for over 30 years and offers a wide array of services. All physicians have achieved Board Certification in Neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In addition, several of the physicians are specialized and achieved additional credentials including Certifications in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Vascular Neurology and Electrophysiology and Somatosensory Testing.
The physicians strive to be on the cutting edge of medicine today and are currently participating in several national and international clinical research trials for various conditions. They are an integral part of the interdisciplinary team as they provide the clinical analysis and interpretation of various outcomes.
Advanced Neurologic Associates, currently maintains offices in Bellevue, Norwalk, Port Clinton, Fremont, Green Springs and Willard, Ohio. Hospital affiliations include Firelands Regional Medical Center, Magruder Hospital, Fisher-Titus Medical Center, The Bellevue Hospital, Memorial Hospital – Fremont and St. Francis - Green Springs.
MGMA is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices. Since 1926, MGMA has delivered networking, professional education and resources, and political advocacy for medical practice management. Today, MGMA’s 22,500 members lead 13,700 organizations nationwide in which some 275,000 physicians provide more than 40 percent of the health care services delivered in the United States.
MGMA’s mission is to continually improve the performance of medical group practice professionals and the organizations they represent. MGMA promotes the group practice model as the optimal framework for health care delivery, assisting group practices in providing efficient, safe, patient-focused and affordable care. MGMA is headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and maintains a government affairs office in Washington, D.C. Please visit www.mgma.com.