New York Medical Group Management Associatio

The New York State Affiliated Chapter of MGMA


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Upcoming Events

    • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)

    Surviving and Thriving During the Shifting Healthcare Landscape

    Join us Tuesday, March 16, 2021 @ 12:00 - 1:30 pm EST


    With the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, the country is moving toward the end of the pandemic. But that day is still a ways away, which is creating operational challenges for practices as coronavirus variants spread, case counts remain high, and portions of the population become vaccinated while others wait their turn or choose not to receive a vaccine.

    In our latest special Town Hall, developed in collaboration with leadership from several MGMA state associations, we bring together experts in practice operations. They'll answer your pressing questions and provide guidance and best practices to help you effectively and appropriately respond to these new developments and best position your practice for short- and long-term success.

    Topics to be covered will include the following: 

    • Finance

    • Administration

    • Regulatory compliance

    • Clinical operations

    • Information technology

    Speakers include:

    • Nelson Gomes, NJ President Senior Vice President of Development | Medicus IT

    • Brian Ramos, Chief Executive Officer | Capital Anesthesia Partners

    • Wiks Moffat, Principal & Executive VP | Healthcare Compliance Network

    • Nancy E. Skinner, Managing Attorney | Capital District & Syracuse offices of Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP

    • Elizabeth A. Gardner, CPA, Senior Manager | Grossman St. Amour CPAs, PLLC


    • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    NE/Albany MGMA & MLMIC Present:

    Practicing in a Pandemic:
    Addressing Liability Issues and Maintaining
    a Safe Environment of Care

    Wednesday, March 17th
    Webinar Presentation

    Presented by:

    Brian W. Felton, Esq.

    Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppman, LLP


    Joyce A. McCormack, RN, BSN
    Risk Management Consultant, MLMIC Services, Inc.

    Whether you are a hospital, ambulatory surgery center, or a physician office practice, you have faced the unprecedented and rapidly evolving challenges associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

    As we address the impact of the second wave of the pandemic, questions arise about the liability risks associated with COVID-19 infections, the vaccination process and how best to protect yourself and your organization from liability.

    Join us as an attorney from Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP and a Risk Management Consultant from MLMIC Insurance Company discuss the evolving changes to state and federal law associated with the pandemic, and provide strategies to maintain safe healthcare operations.

    At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Understand the current legal updates associated with COVID-19
    2. Identify the types of allegations anticipated from the pandemic
    3. Discuss the use of telehealth and the potential for arising liability claims
    4. Evaluate the liability risks related to infections occurring in the healthcare setting
    5. Address the frequently asked questions encountered with the administration of COVID-19 vaccines to your community


    Brian W. Felton is an attorney with Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP. Mr. Felton regularly represents physicians, hospitals, dentists, and other healthcare professionals in courts throughout Upstate New York and provides representation and assistance at all stages of the litigation process. He also regularly counsels healthcare practitioners on risk management issues.

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Felton was employed as a prosecutor in the North Country for approximately nine years, working in the Washington and Essex County District Attorney’s Offices. During his time as a prosecutor, he successfully tried multiple felony criminal cases and argued appeals at the state’s midlevel appellate division, as well as the New York State Court of Appeals. Mr. Felton’s background as a former prosecutor has served as a unique resource to our clients.

    Mr. Felton graduated from Albany Law School of Union University and received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the State University of New York at Fredonia.

    Mr. Felton is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

    Joyce has been a Risk Management Consultant since 2014. A registered professional nurse with experience in both the clinical and corporate worlds of healthcare, Joyce has a strong clinical background in both acute and intensive care, along with a dedication to staff education, project development and customer service.

    Prior to joining MLMIC, Joyce held roles as the Talent Development Coordinator for a 160 bed long term care facility, and as the Director of the Patient Experience for a 360 bed hospital. She also spent many years as both a Nurse Educator, as well as the Chairperson of the Upstate New York chapter of the National Nursing Staff Development Organization. Joyce works out of our Latham office.

    • Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Innovative Design Thinking for Healthcare

    Tuesday, April 6th

    12:00pm-1:00pm EST

    Presented By:
    Julie Sylvestre, FACMPE
    President, Grey Ledge Medical Management

    Webinar Summary:

    This webinar will discuss how to embrace a "test to learn" philosophy towards the development of innovative solutions and how to identify projects that will have rapid, widespread benefits for a targeted area of concern. We will explore the 6 steps of Design Thinking and how you can use Design Thinking in a variety of facets within your professional and personal life.

    (NYMGMA Members Attend Free, Non-members $35.00)

    HOW TO JOIN THE WEBINAR: Please use the link provided in the confirmation email to complete your registration.

    Continuing Education Units, CEU's:

    Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

Past Events

Tuesday, February 02, 2021 Webinar: Lessons Learned from Mr. Love – Real Life Insights into the Business of Your Medical Practice
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Webinar: Hire The Best- And Keep Them!
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 Webinar: Changing the Strategy of Collecting Patient Payments Post Pandemic
Friday, December 11, 2020 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 Position Your Practice for Success in 2021
Friday, November 20, 2020 Examining Cyber Risk in Your Medical Practice
Thursday, October 29, 2020 Sponsor the 2020 Virtual Medical Practice Leaders Conference
Thursday, October 29, 2020 2020 Virtual Medical Practice Leaders Conference
Friday, October 16, 2020 Telehealth in Medical Practices During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Rochester Chapter Meeting
Thursday, September 24, 2020 NE/Albany Virtual Happy Hour
Friday, September 11, 2020 PNC’s Perspective on Navigating the Current Economy
Friday, August 07, 2020 Caring For Yourself & Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday, July 10, 2020 Emerging From COVID-19: Guidelines for Protecting Your Practice
Thursday, June 18, 2020 Leader 2 Leader Forums
Friday, June 05, 2020 Hiring and Keeping Remote Employees Working at High Performance, Quality Results, and Engagement
Thursday, May 21, 2020 PIVOT: Leading During Change, Challenge, and Crisis
Friday, May 08, 2020 Government Prosecutions of Medical Practice Management
Thursday, April 16, 2020 Coding Support, Provider Documentation Training and Telemedicine Education
Friday, April 10, 2020 Easing Frustrations with the Stark Law: CMS’ Proposed Regulations
Thursday, April 09, 2020 Managing a Medical Practice in the Midst of a Pandemic
Friday, March 06, 2020 Security Incident or Breach?: The Differences, Making the Right Call, and Why it Matters
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 MSSNY Physician Advocacy Day
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Optimize the Patient Experience to Maximize Profits
Friday, February 07, 2020 Re-Energizing Your Accounts Receivable
Friday, January 10, 2020 Best Practice Onboarding- Tips and Techniques
Friday, December 13, 2019 Prioritizing the Patient Experience
Friday, November 08, 2019 Treating LGBTQ Patients with Sensitivity in Your Medical Practice
Thursday, November 07, 2019 Keep Your Head in the Game
Thursday, November 07, 2019 Central New York Payor Symposium
Monday, October 21, 2019 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
Friday, October 11, 2019 The Risks of Distracted Practice: The Link Between Distraction and Burnout
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 New to Healthcare Symposium
Friday, September 13, 2019 Technological Innovations That Introduce Liability to Your Medical Practice
Friday, August 09, 2019 Using Metrics for Improved Financial Management
Monday, July 22, 2019 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
Friday, July 12, 2019 HIPAA and Privacy of Employee Medical Information
Thursday, June 27, 2019 Sponsor the 2019 Medical Practice Leaders Conference
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 The Medical Practice Leaders Conference
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Golf Outing for Medical Practice Leaders Conference
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Additional Guest for Receptions
Friday, June 14, 2019 Increasing Immunization Advocacy
Friday, May 10, 2019 Maximizing Reimbursement Through Correct Diagnosis Coding
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Envisioning the Future of Your Practice
Monday, April 22, 2019 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2019 Focus on Practice Revenue and Employee Retention
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Combating Cybersecurity Challenges
Friday, April 05, 2019 How to Avoid the Medicare Mousetrap
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Spring Practice Management Seminar
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 Take Care of Yourself So You Can Take Care of Others
Friday, March 08, 2019 Required OSHA Documentation per Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
Tuesday, March 05, 2019 Medicare Update
Friday, February 08, 2019 Hiring & Firing: A Risky Business
Thursday, February 07, 2019 2019 Human Resource Updates for Healthcare Practices
Thursday, January 31, 2019 The Physician Practice Management Joint Event
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Member Mixer
Monday, December 10, 2018 2018 Annual Seminar & Holiday Party
Friday, December 07, 2018 Succession Planning
Thursday, December 06, 2018 Member Holiday Event
Friday, November 09, 2018 Workplace Sexual Harassment in the Age of Me Too and Time’s Up
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Strategies in Health Care: Customer Service and Leadership
Monday, October 22, 2018 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Performing Effective HIPAA Risk Assessments
Friday, October 05, 2018 MACRA 2019
Friday, September 21, 2018 Buffalo & Rochester Chapter Joint Event
Friday, September 07, 2018 Legal Risks in Social Media
Friday, August 10, 2018 Establishing Logical Chart of Accounts
Monday, July 23, 2018 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
Friday, July 20, 2018 The Customer Experience
Thursday, June 07, 2018 2018 State Conference

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