DENVER, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Group Management Association's (MGMA) President and CEO has been named to Modern Healthcare magazine's 13th annual list of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright was chosen by her peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare as one of the most influential individuals in the healthcare industry, in terms of leadership and impact.
Since being named President and CEO of MGMA earlier this year, Dr. Fischer-Wright's focus has been to renew and reinvigorate the association into a hub of innovation and position it as a leader in healthcare:
"The importance of medical group practice management has never been more relevant than it is today. MGMA is poised to lead the way for its members as they navigate the value-based care model. Responsible for overseeing more than 18,000 high-performance medical practices, our members will actively seek ways to elevate patient care, despite the overwhelming velocity of change in the healthcare industry. It is a tremendous honor and responsibility to be highlighted as a leader of such an important association during this time of transformation."
Born and raised in the Denver area, Dr. Fischer-Wright was previously a Chief Medical Officer for two years, has spent time as a management consultant, and served as president of Rose Medical Group for almost twelve years. She also co-authored the New York Times bestselling book Tribal Leadership.
For more information, please visit: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/section/100-most-influential-2015
MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) and its 50 state affiliates comprise more than 33,000 administrators and executives in 18,000 healthcare organizations in which 385,000 physicians practice. MGMA represents physician groups of all sizes, types, structures and specialties, and has members in every major healthcare system in the nation. MGMA is headquartered in Englewood, Colo., with a Government Affairs office in Washington, D.C.
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