SOURCE: Martin Gottlieb & Associates

Martin Gottlieb & Associates

October 08, 2013 08:00 ET

Martin Gottlieb & Associates Announces Strategic Arrangement Designed to Better Position Clients for Success in Changing Healthcare Industry

JACKSONVILLE, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2013) - Martin Gottlieb & Associates (MGA), a leading firm in the emergency billing and coding industry, announces a preferred supplier agreement with Dan Kirkpatrick of Partners In Improvement in order to better meet the changing needs of MGA's emergency physician clients.

"We find ourselves at the precipice of the greatest transition in Healthcare since the inception of Medicare in 1965," said MGA President, Mike Drinkwater. "Identifying a preferred supplier with expertise in change management is one of many steps we are taking to prepare our clients for these uncertain times by giving them access to services that will help them navigate the road ahead."

Dan Kirkpatrick, MHA, FACHE, founder of Partners In Improvement, brings with his team more than 30 years of healthcare management experience. Kirkpatrick's practice management expertise includes specialty and hospital-based primary care, which makes him particularly sensitive to the complex issues confronting healthcare providers today. Most recently he concludes more than seven years with BestPractices Inc. as V.P. of Operations. He is also co-author of The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management.

As a result of this preferred supplier agreement, MGA clients may now take advantage of the following and other new value-added services:

  • Patient Satisfaction Improvement Assessment & Coaching 
  • Performance improvement management (LOS, Door to Doc, Decision to Dispo)
  • Nursing and Clinician Staffing Analysis and Alignment
  • Performance and Compensation Alignment (productivity and citizenship plans)
  • Executive Coaching

Existing and prospective clients are invited to visit with representatives of MGA and Partners in Improvement at the ACEP Scientific Assembly in Seattle, October 13-16, 2013 (booth #918).

About Martin Gottlieb & Associates

Martin Gottlieb & Associates (MGA) is a national leader in medical billing for emergency physicians and urgent care centers. A privately held company based in Jacksonville, Fla., MGA represents more than 2.5 million annual billed patient visits with coding, billing and collections expertise. As a proven, long-term physician billing provider, MGA has consistently adapted to ensure ongoing prosperity for its clients. MGA's management team has been involved in medical billing for more than 35 years and is an active partner in the financial success of its physicians' practices. MGA is proud to employ a team of more than 250 U.S.-based staff members committed to the highest level of customer service.

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