"The Times They Are A-Changin” There are many practice opportunities for physicians to consider for the future. Will you remain in solo practice? Merge with others to form a bigger single specialty, multi-specialty group or ACO? Join a Foundation or University Affiliation? This workshop will present a balanced discussion of options and issues for physicians to consider before making these important practice decisions. This workshop has been presented for the California Medical Association /Western Leadership Academy for the last three years.
This workshop will be presented by experienced consultant, Debra Phairas, President Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC who has advised physicians in making these critical transitions including shoring up solo/small groups, merging practices, consulting on being acquired and negotiating compensation for physicians. She has worked with over 1,800 practices since 1985. Debra has also performed due diligence for acquisitions and devised physician compensation formulas for Foundations and Universities.
Physicians, Clinics, hospital executives, Medical practice administrators
Debra Phairas, MBA, is President of Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC a nationally recognized firm specializing in practice management and malpractice prevention. Her background includes medical clinic administration and loss prevention management for NORCAL Mutual, a physician malpractice insurance carrier in Northern California. Her BS is from Michigan State University and her graduate work at Golden Gate University, San Francisco MBA Health Services Administration program. Her consulting experience includes over 1,800 practices of all sizes and specialties. Typical engagements include: practice start-ups, practice assessments, mergers, financial analysis, revenue enhancement, overhead reduction, personnel management, over 380 practice valuations, expert witness, partnership issues and recruitment support for hospitals and physician groups. She has presented seminars and lectures nationwide for state and local medical/dental associations, management organizations and specialty societies.