Practice Management Consulting

PPRC ConsultingPractice Management Consulting services provide an added level of support for individual physicians and group practices of all sizes. Our qualified experts serve as your resource for up-to-date information that will help your practice run more efficiently. We provide practical solutions that will fit your individual practice needs. Whether you’re looking for opportunities for operational improvement or long-term growth strategies, PPRC consultants can serve as your go-to resource.

Examples of PPRC Consulting Projects:

HIPAA Risk Assessment and Compliance:

Implementing security measures to reduce risk and vulnerabilities and to comply with the HIPAA Security Rule.  Our expert consultants walk you through a risk assessment that will help identify potential gaps, prioritize tasks, and develop and implement appropriate HIPAA Security policies and procedures in your practice. 

Practice Expansion and Other Opportunities:

Evaluating the financial stability of a practice in light of environmental changes, developing a strategy for the practice to work smarter in light of a tough payer mix and creating a strategic plan for moving forward, including steps toward practice expansion

Practice Assessment:

Conducting a complete practice assessment including evaluation of current opportunities for improvement, an evaluation of ability to grow in the existing office footprint and an assessment of whether or not seeking new office space, re-designing existing office space, or remaining within the same footprint would allow the practice to expand in a financially responsible manner while meeting the goals of the practice.  

Growth Strategy: 

Assisting a practice with reviewing the current state while outlining the vision and goals and developing a strategy for a practice that has experienced significant growth in the recent years.  This project included a review of practice structure, review of operational processes, benchmark analysis and strategy for moving forward.  

Contact us today to learn how we can help your practice.

Contact PPRC at 781-434-7702 or pprc@mms.org


Consultant Bios: 

PPRC Consultant Kerry Ann HayonKerry Ann Hayon, MHA
Manager, Physician Practice Resource Center
Massachusetts Medical Society

Kerry Ann Hayon, Manager, Physician Practice Resource Center (PPRC) at the Massachusetts Medical Society brings more than 10 years of consulting, hospital administration and physician practice management experience to the PPRC.  Kerry Ann is a Six-Sigma process improvement expert with extensive experience working with physicians and physician practices in the area of strategy, operations, program development and revenue cycle enhancement.  She focuses on providing practical solutions for physician practices in light of the current healthcare environment.  Kerry Ann holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and is an NCQA Certified Patient Centered Medical Home Content Expert. 

PPRC Consultant Talia GoldsmithTalia Goldsmith, MHA
Advisor, Physician Practice Solutions & Payer Relations
Massachusetts Medical Society

Talia Goldsmith is an Advisor at the Massachusetts Medical Society. Since joining the MMS in 2011, Talia has assisted numerous physicians and practices on a broad range of issues including, state and federal legislative and regulatory requirements, billing and reimbursement, practice management and operations issues, staff training and development, and education on emerging trends in the healthcare environment.  She has experience working with large academic medical centers, community hospitals, and both large and small physician practices.  Talia earned her Masters in Healthcare Administration at Suffolk University Sawyer Business School prior to joining the Massachusetts Medical Society and is a Certified Patient Centered Medical Home Content Expert through the National Committee on Quality Assurance.  

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