LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP), is a proud sponsor of The Institute for Medical Leadership's Chief of Staff Boot Camp® taking place February 27-28, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
"CAP is proud to once again sponsor the Chief of Staff Boot Camp," said Cindy Belcher, CAP chief operating officer. "Our company is committed to supporting programs that teach executives and physician leaders the discipline and critical thinking needed to establish collaborative, patient-centered solutions that will transform their organizations." Ms. Belcher will participate as a lead presenter on the topic of The Impact of Physician Leadership on Quality Improvement and Risk Reduction.
"The Chief of Staff Boot Camp is a highly-regarded (IMQ/CMA and ACHE accredited) leadership program that provides medical staff leaders, hospital administrators, and boards of trustees with the critical skills and strategies to manage their practices during this era of major health care reform," said Susan Reynolds, MD, PhD, founder of The Institute for Medical Leadership®. Click here for registration information.
This Chief of Staff Boot Camp® offers leadership strategies to diagnose problems and transform organizations, enabling participants to:
- Discuss how the Affordable Care Act will affect their organization and the essential skills needed to lead.
- Apply the tools for effective quality improvement including credentialing and privileging, peer review, physician coaching to improve performance, and The Joint Commission survey process.
- Implement methods to collaborate with hospital administration to address payment reform issues using effective quality reporting measures.
- Develop and deploy strategies for dealing with disruptive behavior.
About the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.
The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) was established in 1975 by a group of California physicians to manage the escalating cost of medical professional liability coverage. Two years later, CAP formed the Mutual Protection Trust, which today provides protection to nearly 12,000 of California's finest physicians, and which has earned an A+ (Superior) rating from A.M. Best since 2006. In 2013, CAP created the CAPAssurance, A Risk Purchasing Group, allowing hospitals, facilities, and large physician groups access to top-rated liability and risk management services. Based in Los Angeles, CAP also has offices in San Diego, Orange County, Sacramento, and Palo Alto. For more information, visit www.CAPphysicians.com.
About The Institute for Medical Leadership®
The Institute for Medical Leadership® ("The Institute") was founded in 1999, originally as part of the American Medical Association. In 2001 it became an independent organization with the mission of providing customized leadership development programs and executive coaching services to current and future physician leaders and health care executives. To date, The Institute has provided physician leadership and coaching services to over 700 hospitals, 32 medical societies, large and small medical groups, academic institutions, critical access hospitals, and other health care providers. www.medleadership.com
SOURCE Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.