With 30+ years managing physician practices of all sizes and specialties in the private and public sectors, Mary Pat Whaley is one of the preeminent practice management consultants in the United States today. In addition to her Board Certification in Medical Practice Management, she is also a Certified Professional Coder and a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives.
She is widely quoted in national practice management magazines including Medical Economics, Physicians Practice, the Journal of Medical Practice Management, Physicians Digest, and Outpatient Surgery Magazine. A prolific blogger, she draws 30K+ visitors to her website (www.managemypractice.com) monthly and is a Healthcare LinkedIn Thought Leader with 250,000+ followers reading her observations and posts. As an inaugural member of the Advisory Board to the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Mary Pat was featured in the Mayo Clinic Foundation for Medical Education and Research book “Bringing the Social Media #Revolution to Health Care.”
In addition to her social media expertise, Mary Pat is well-known for her deep knowledge in technology, particularly practice management and EMR software. Products she has worked with include Allscripts, GE Centricity, Greenway, eClinicalWorks, eMDs, Kareo, Practice Fusion, AzaleaHealth, Athena Collector & Clinicals, Cerner, Epic, 3M, Meditech, McKesson, Craneware, and MedAptus.
Mary Pat's national consulting practice is focused on the solo and small medical practice market. Her mission is to keep independent physician practices financially viable. She is the originator of the Credit Card on File Program which addresses the collection of patient balances and reduces A/R to 35 days or less. Her expertise is in the wallet-friendly new practice start-up and loves to work with spouse teams to help the “managing” spouse learn about healthcare. Her wide experience encompasses many practice models including cash practices (concierge, membership, and Direct Primary Care), insurance practices, insurance/cash hybrid practices, as well as micro-practices, visiting practices, telemedicine, house call practices, and nursing home and assisted living practices. Mary Pat offers customized consulting packages that address the full line of practice start-up services, consulting focused on one part of the start-up, or creation of a preliminary Pro Forma to see if the practice vision is feasible financially. She welcomes your call or email to discuss practice needs.