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Welcome to the MGMA Podcast Network, your gateway to insightful discussions and expert analysis on key topics in healthcare management. Dive into a diverse array of shows tailored to meet the interests and needs of healthcare professionals like you.

Explore the experiences and perspectives of trailblazing women in healthcare on "Women in Healthcare," or discover innovative strategies and solutions for your practice on "Business Solutions." Stay updated on the latest industry trends and news with "Week in Review," and gain valuable insights from industry leaders and MGMA members on "Member Spotlight." Don't miss our flagship show, "MGMA Insights," where we delve deep into the most pressing issues facing healthcare organizations today.

Whether you're seeking inspiration, practical advice, or in-depth analysis, the MGMA Podcast Network is your trusted companion on your journey towards excellence in healthcare management. Tune in and join the conversation today!

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Welcome to the MGMA Podcast Network, your gateway to insightful discussions and expert analysis on key topics in healthcare management. Dive into a diverse array of shows tailored to meet the interests and needs of healthcare professionals like you.

Explore the experiences and perspectives of trailblazing women in healthcare on "Women in Healthcare," or discover innovative strategies and solutions for your practice on "Business Solutions." Stay updated on the latest industry trends and news with "Week in Review," and gain valuable insights from industry leaders and MGMA members on "Member Spotlight." Don't miss our flagship show, "MGMA Insights," where we delve deep into the most pressing issues facing healthcare organizations today.

Whether you're seeking inspiration, practical advice, or in-depth analysis, the MGMA Podcast Network is your trusted companion on your journey towards excellence in healthcare management. Tune in and join the conversation today!

    Week in Review: Telehealth Expansions, Medicaid Coverage, and Quality Metrics in Physician Compensation

    Week in Review: Telehealth Expansions, Medicaid Coverage, and Quality Metrics in Physician Compensation

    This episode of the MGMA Week in Review podcast discusses initiatives to improve maternal health outcomes through transportation services, growing support for permanent telehealth expansions, confusion around Medicaid coverage, and the impact of cyberattacks on healthcare practices. It also shares results from an MGMA Stat poll on quality performance metrics in physician compensation plans.
    Takeaways:
    - Access to care through programs addressing social determinants like transportation can help improve health outcomes.
    - Value-based payment models that include quality metrics are becoming more prevalent in physician compensation.
    - Clear communication around Medicaid coverage is vital to prevent unnecessary loss of coverage.
    - Cyberattacks can significantly impact healthcare practices, leading to data breaches, disruption of services, and financial losses. Support is needed to help them manage challenges and financial strain from such events.
    - Data security is a growing concern as ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations continue.
    Sources:Uber Health storyTelehealth Expansions for SeniorsConfusion on Medicaid CoverageChange Healthcare articleMGMA Stat Poll
    MGMA Resources:MGMA StatAsk an AdvisorMGMA MembershipMGMA Consulting
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
    Let us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

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    • 14 min
    Mindful Medicine: Integrating Mindfulness and Yoga into Daily Stress Relief

    Mindful Medicine: Integrating Mindfulness and Yoga into Daily Stress Relief

    Summary:In this episode of MGMA’s Mindful Medicine podcast, Nike yoga instructor Xochilt Hoover shares her journey of practicing and teaching yoga since 2009. Hoover is part of Brown University’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher training, and her yoga classes can be streamed on Netflix. With April being National Stress Awareness month, Hoover shared insights from her personal journey of self-discovery on and off the mat with MGMA senior editor Daniel Williams, MBA, MSEM.
    Key Takeaways:- Mindfulness can be integrated seamlessly into yoga practice and teaching.- Moving slowly allows students to feel benefits in both body and mind. - Activities done in a spirit of joy and with others can enhance well-being and reduce stress.- Finding stillness through yoga and meditation can balance busy, restless modern lives.
    Resources:
    Xochilt on the web 
    Xochilt on Instagram
    Xochilt on Youtube
    Xochilt on Netflix
    MGMA Resources:MGMA StatAsk an AdvisorMGMA MembershipMGMA Consulting
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
    Let us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

    Episode Sponsors: iCoreRXThe February cyber attack on change healthcare continues to cause prescription delays and that is stressful on patients and doctors, but not if the doctors are using iCoreRx, a leading ePrescribing software that enables electronic prescription creation and management to simplify your medical operations. Check them out at icoreconnect.com/mgma.
    LaserficheAre you tired of dealing with time-consuming processes and outdated strategies? It's time for a change. Introducing Laserfiche, the leading platform for process automation and data analytics. Transform your organization into a technology-driven powerhouse, ready to tackle any disruption. Optimize workflow automation, revamp cost-inefficient initiatives, and free up your staff's time for more meaningful work. Don't let outdated processes hold you back. Unlock the power of Laserfiche and take control of your organization's future. Visit laserfiche.com today for efficiency, resilience, and success.

    • 38 min
    Ask MGMA: Managing Stress and Burnout in Healthcare with Mindfulness and Self-Care

    Ask MGMA: Managing Stress and Burnout in Healthcare with Mindfulness and Self-Care

    Introduction: In this episode of the AskMGMA Podcast, hosts Daniel Williams and Christy Good discuss strategies for managing stress and burnout among healthcare professionals. Williams shares his experience with mindfulness practices at MGMA and launches a new stress management program.
    Summary: Williams and Good discuss the results of MGMA's recent stat poll which found 75% of medical group leaders reporting increased stress levels in 2024. They explore causes of stress in healthcare and strategies discussed in the podcast, including setting boundaries, prioritizing self-care, managing email overload, and the importance of peer support.
    Key Takeaways: - Practice mindfulness, meditation, deep breathing, and other stress-relief techniques daily- Set clear boundaries between work and personal life - Prioritize downtime, hobbies, spending time with family and friends- Manage information overload by scheduling dedicated email/phone times- Seek peer or professional support to manage intrusive thoughts
    Sources/Resources: - MGMA stress management program for members (This is open to MGMA Members) - The Energy Bus book- Investing in time management to make space to address stress, burnout
    MGMA Resources:- MGMA Stat- Ask an Advisor- MGMA Membership- MGMA Consulting
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOULet us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

    Episode Sponsors: iCoreRXThe February cyber attack on change healthcare continues to cause prescription delays and that is stressful on patients and doctors, but not if the doctors are using iCoreRx, a leading ePrescribing software that enables electronic prescription creation and management to simplify your medical operations. Check them out at icoreconnect.com/mgma.
    LaserficheAre you tired of dealing with time-consuming processes and outdated strategies? It's time for a change. Introducing Laserfiche, the leading platform for process automation and data analytics. Transform your organization into a technology-driven powerhouse, ready to tackle any disruption. Optimize workflow automation, revamp cost-inefficient initiatives, and free up your staff's time for more meaningful work. Don't let outdated processes hold you back. Unlock the power of Laserfiche and take control of your organization's future. Visit laserfiche.com today for efficiency, resilience, and success.

    • 28 min
    Week in Review: Insights on Primary Care Disparities and Protecting Healthcare IT

    Week in Review: Insights on Primary Care Disparities and Protecting Healthcare IT

    In this episode of the MGMA Week in Review Podcast, Daniel Williams, senior editor at MGMA, and co-host Colleen Luckett discuss the latest developments in healthcare. They cover a range of topics, including primary care access, social engineering schemes targeting hospital IT help desks, and the role of medical assistants in multi-site healthcare settings. Join them as they share insights, poll results, and valuable resources to keep healthcare leaders informed and empowered.
    Key Takeaways: 
    The US lags behind other wealthy nations in terms of access and continuity of primary care.Building long-term relationships between patients and primary care physicians is essential for better healthcare outcomes.US doctors should improve coordination with specialists to enhance patient care.Social engineering schemes targeting hospital IT help desks pose a significant threat, and organizations need to implement strict security protocols.Medical assistants play a crucial role in multi-site healthcare organizations, and leveraging their skills effectively can address staffing challenges.Sources and Resources:
    Becker's Hospital Review: "How US primary care compares to other wealthy nations"Health IT Security: "Surge in hospital IT help desk social engineering schemes"MGMA Stat Poll: "Medical assistants in multi-site healthcare organizations"MGMA Resources:MGMA Stat
    Ask an Advisor
    MGMA Membership
    MGMA Consulting
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOULet us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

    Episode Sponsors: iCoreRXThe February cyber attack on change healthcare continues to cause prescription delays and that is stressful on patients and doctors, but not if the doctors are using iCoreRx, a leading ePrescribing software that enables electronic prescription creation and management to simplify your medical operations. Check them out at icoreconnect.com/mgma.
    LaserficheAre you tired of dealing with time-consuming processes and outdated strategies? It's time for a change. Introducing Laserfiche, the leading platform for process automation and data analytics. Transform your organization into a technology-driven powerhouse, ready to tackle any disruption. Optimize workflow automation, revamp cost-inefficient initiatives, and free up your staff's time for more meaningful work. Don't let outdated processes hold you back. Unlock the power of Laserfiche and take control of your organization's future. Visit laserfiche.com today for efficiency, resilience, and success.

    • 13 min
    Mindful Medicine: Fostering Psychological Safety and a Supportive Work Culture

    Mindful Medicine: Fostering Psychological Safety and a Supportive Work Culture

    This MGMA podcast episode features Sarah Ariaudo, MHA, an expert in mindful communication strategies for transforming toxic situations into positive and productive workplaces. Her conversation with Daniel Williams explored the importance of psychological safety in the medical workplace and highlighted the signs and effects of chronic low-level stress. 
    Summary:Sarah and Daniel discussed how to identify and address toxic workplace cultures while promoting self-care. Sarah shared her experience transitioning from healthcare management to wellness coaching and the importance of recognizing stress. Both speakers explored how they personally struggled with stress and its impacts. They also analyzed signs of toxic versus positive cultures and strategies leaders can employ to demonstrate vulnerability, build trust, and empower teams. Simple daily practices for self-care were recommended to enhance clarity, focus, and well-being.
    Key Takeaways:- Chronic low-level stress can negatively impact health if left unaddressed.- Toxic cultures lack psychological safety and appreciation, making people feel like numbers.  - Leaders must model self-care and admit limitations to build vulnerability.- Engagement increases when leaders trust teams to take on responsibilities.- Movement, deep breathing, hydration, and prioritizing interests enhance self-care.- Small, sustainable changes to daily routines can significantly benefit well-being.
    Connect to the Guest:Sarah on the Web
    Sarah on LinkedIn
    Sarah on Instagram
    Sarah as a Keynote
    Sarah as an Author
    Contact Sarah
    Sources for Managing Stress:5 tips to manage stress
    Observing Stress Awareness Month
    Manage Stress and Build Resilience
    MGMA Resources:MGMA Stat
    Ask an Advisor
    MGMA Membership
    MGMA Consulting
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOULet us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

    Episode Sponsors: iCoreRXThe February cyber attack on change healthcare continues to cause prescription delays and that is stressful on patients and doctors, but not if the doctors are using iCoreRx, a leading ePrescribing software that enables electronic prescription creation and management to simplify your medical operations. Check them out at icoreconnect.com/mgma.
    LaserficheAre you tired of dealing with time-consuming processes and outdated strategies? It's time for a change. Introducing Laserfiche, the leading platform for process automation and data analytics. Transform your organization into a technology-driven powerhouse, ready to tackle any disruption. Optimize workflow automation, revamp cost-inefficient initiatives, and free up your staff's time for more meaningful work. Don't let outdated processes hold you back. Unlock the power of Laserfiche and take control of your organization's future. Visit laserfiche.com today for efficiency, resilience, and success.

    • 29 min
    Women in Healthcare: A Holistic Approach to Healthcare with Dr. Lucy McBride

    Women in Healthcare: A Holistic Approach to Healthcare with Dr. Lucy McBride

    In a recent episode of the MGMA Women in Healthcare podcast, host Adrienne Lloyd sat down with Dr. Lucy McBride to delve into her transformative journey toward adopting a holistic approach to medicine. Dr. McBride shared insights on the importance of understanding a patient's complete story and life experiences, emphasizing the need to go beyond lab results and vital signs to provide comprehensive care.
    Dr. McBride discusses transitioning from a traditional medical practice to one that takes a whole-person view of health. She emphasizes understanding how childhood traumas, relationships, and lifestyle factors influence physical and mental well-being. Lloyd and McBride discuss concepts like acceptance, agency, and conceptualizing health as a process rather than an outcome. McBride promotes a team-based approach and gives patients the tools to take control of their health journeys.
    Sources
    Lucy McBride
     
    Lucy on Instagram
     
    Lucy on Facebook
     
    Adrienne Lloyd
     
    Adrienne on LinkedIn
     
    MGMA Resources
    MGMA Stat Ask an Advisor MGMA Membership: MGMA Consulting
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
    Let us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com. And please subscribe to our show wherever you get your podcasts. 

    Episode Sponsors: iCoreRXThe February cyber attack on change healthcare continues to cause prescription delays and that is stressful on patients and doctors, but not if the doctors are using iCoreRx, a leading ePrescribing software that enables electronic prescription creation and management to simplify your medical operations. Check them out at icoreconnect.com/mgma.
    LaserficheAre you tired of dealing with time-consuming processes and outdated strategies? It's time for a change. Introducing Laserfiche, the leading platform for process automation and data analytics. Transform your organization into a technology-driven powerhouse, ready to tackle any disruption. Optimize workflow automation, revamp cost-inefficient initiatives, and free up your staff's time for more meaningful work. Don't let outdated processes hold you back. Unlock the power of Laserfiche and take control of your organization's future. Visit laserfiche.com today for efficiency, resilience, and success.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

obacker19 ,

Thoughtful, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone innovating in the healthcare ecosystem, or just getting started as a catalyst for change in your practice - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Daniel and the entire MGMA team do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating the forces shaping medicine today. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

sillybandz4ever ,

Good

This podcast changed my life

Fishes66 ,

Great for medical practices and other healthcare professionals

I’m new to healthcare and medical practices and needed a podcast that could help give me a jumpstart on my education to the industry. This one delivers what I need, helping me gain insight on regulatory issues, leadership strategies, tools to measure and benchmark outcomes, and tips on patient access and engagement, among others. It’s a great listen for my morning commute.

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