The GW Medical Faculty Associates elevates the role of Senior Healthcare Executive Pamela McClain

Aug 29, 2013, 16:04 ET from GW Medical Faculty Associates

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is fortifying is ranks by advancing senior healthcare leader Pamela McClain to the position of Senior Business Executive.  With increasing responsibility and progression, McClain oversees annual gross revenues in excess of $565 million, manages payer contract negotiations and relations, directs delegated credentialing functions and handles system business applications for the rapidly expanding business with more than 950 physicians.

"Since 2000, MFA has experienced an annual rate of 12% growth," states MFA CEO Stephen L. Badger. "Pamela McClain's expanded role as Senior Business Executive better positions MFA for future success.  Her contributions will be crucial in achieving our goal of growing to 2000 physicians by 2020 and the wide-ranging business analyses required to support that growth."

The MFA aspires to be national leader in the effort to develop payment and delivery models that achieve the triple aims of better care and better health outcomes while reducing costs. As an independent physician group, The MFA expects to partner with payers and Medicare to develop innovative ways to address the health care needs of both employee and beneficiary populations.

"We've long recognized the multi-faceted business acumen Pamela McClain possesses," adds MFA President & Board Chair Alan Wasserman, MD. "In her 17 years with MFA, Pamela has been helping to drive financial and operations improvements that make our physicians and associates more successful in their work which ultimately, and most importantly, means better quality patient care."

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates is the largest, independent physician group in metropolitan Washington and is an affiliate of The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. It is comprised of more than 950 physicians who deliver care in 51 medical and surgical specialties, all of which are supported by academic medicine and clinical research.

SOURCE GW Medical Faculty Associates