Distinguished Partner Award Announced at Medical Meeting

Article ID: 510290

Released: 11-Mar-2005 12:00 PM EST

Source Newsroom: American Medical Group Association (AMGA)

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Newswise — "This year we chose to honor two organizations that have been distinguished and avid supporters of the association and its members—both are deserving of this award which demonstrates our appreciation of their continued support," said Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., AMGA's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Their commitment and participation in AMGA has helped us to further our mission and vision of advocating on behalf of the multispecialty group model by developing programs and facilitating the networking and exchange of information among medical group leaders that is critical to innovation in medical group operations."

Since joining AMGA, Booz Allen Hamilton has been an active participant in AMGA and a valued partner to the association. They sponsored various AMGA events including Board of Directors networking and the AMGA post-election analysis conference call, and are one of AMGA's partners in the Quality Reimbursement System Initiative, contributing a high-level consultant as a member of the steering committee and providing AMGA a three-year grant in support of this effort. Additionally, they also conducted an Adverse Event Simulation pre-conference workshop yesterday. As a sponsor of the World Health Congress on IT, Booz Allen invited AMGA to participate by providing medical group leaders from its membership with a meeting session.

InteGreat, provides electronic medical record (EMR) solutions to medical groups and are on the vanguard of healthcare IT innovation. They have been an AMGA corporate partner in good standing for years, a regular advertiser and editorial contributor to the Group Practice Journal, Gold Contributor at AMGA Annual Conferences, supporter and speaker at regional meetings, and a Gold Contributor at the Institute for Quality Leadership 2004 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. They have also served as an informational resource for the association on EMR and healthcare IT. Booz Allen Hamilton is a global leader in strategy and technology consulting. With 90 years experience delivering results that endure, Booz Allen works with government and commercial health care organizations, bringing people and information together in new ways to make better decisions for our future.

InteGreat is an industry leader in providing electronic medical record (EMR) solutions that enable physician group practices to improve patient care, enhance productivity, eliminate paperwork, and gain a rapid return-on-investment.

The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) represents medical groups, including some of the nation's largest, most prestigious integrated healthcare delivery systems. AMGA advocates for the multispecialty medical group model of healthcare delivery and for the patients served by medical groups through innovation and information sharing, benchmarking, leadership development, and continuous striving to improve patient care. The members of AMGA deliver health care to more than 50 million patients in 42 states, including 15 million capitated lives. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, AMGA is the strategic partner for medical groups providing a comprehensive package of benefits, including political advocacy, educational and networking programs and publications, benchmarking data services, and financial and operations assistance. For more information, visit http://www.amga.org.


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