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Offered at no-cost to members of SMFM, the Practice Management Webinar Series is available to physicians, MFM practice managers and administrators, and billing and coding experts. We feature the country's thought leaders in MFM practice management.. Use the search features below to find the topics in your areas of interest. Please Note: These webinars do not provide CME credit. 

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Practice Management Webinar Series

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  • Practice Management Webinar: Coding Mistakes in the Office

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 10/09/2019 at 2:30 PM (EDT)

    Join Drs. Vanita Jain, Fadi Bsat, Arij Faksh and Manijeh Kamyar, and other MFM coding experts Brad Hart and Trisha Malisch as they share common coding mistakes in the office. Take advantage of this panel of experts to learn and get your questions answered.

    Join Drs. Vanita Jain, Fadi Bsat, Arij Faksh and Manijeh Kamyar, and other MFM coding experts Brad Hart and Trisha Malisch as they share common coding mistakes in the office. Take advantage of this panel of experts to learn and get your questions answered.

  • Practice Management Webinar: Hiring the Right Staff

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 08/28/2019 at 2:30 PM (EDT)

    Staffing is a critical component to having a successful practice and providing excellent patient care. Join SMFM MFMs and practice management experts as they share their best practices, processes and examples of how to hire the right staff for your office. Our experts in this webinar include Dan O'Keeffe, Benjamin Vaughan, Pam Pressly and Leslie Protomastro.

    Staffing is a critical component to having a successful practice and providing excellent patient care. Join SMFM MFMs and practice management experts as they share their best practices, processes and examples of how to hire the right staff for your office. Our experts in this webinar include Dan O'Keeffe, Benjamin Vaughan, Pam Pressly and Leslie Protomastro.

    Dan O'Keeffe, MD

    Dan O’Keeffe, MD is the former Executive Vice President of SMFM and the original chair of AMFMM. Dan is a pioneer in the field of MFM practice management and continue to demonstrate the importance of leadership and quality as a foundation for a successful practice.

    Pamela Young

    CEO, Valley Perinatal Services

    Pamela Young has more than 40 years' experience in health care administration, leadership and physician practice management with a primary focus on operations and operational turnarounds. Pam's career has spanned all aspects of health care administration in both the inpatient and outpatient sectors. Pam's experience in non-profit organizations includes being a founding member of the Association of Maternal Fetal Medicine Managers in 2008 - 2009. In this endeavor, she was responsible to create the vision, mission, and strategic plan. Pam wrote all business plans, marketing strategy and operational forms, obtained initial start-up funding, was a presenter at numerous national conferences, and engaged volunteers to propel the organization forward. Pam holds dual degrees which include a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership And Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

    Pam Pressly

    Practice Manager, Northwest Perinatal Center

    Pam Pressly is the Practice Manager for Northwest Perinatal Center and in addition serves as the Director of Imaging for Women’s Healthcare Associates in Portland Oregon.  Pam has been working in the Healthcare Practice Management arena for over twenty five years. She currently serves on the National Board of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Practice Management Division. She provides leadership, knowledge and Best Practices in industry standards.   Her tenure in Healthcare Management has given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. She especially enjoys Women’s Imaging and oversees High Risk OB/GYN Ultrasound, Mammography and Bone Densitometry. 

    Leslie Protomastro

    COO, Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates

    Leslie is the Chief Operating Officer for Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates, a private practice and nationally recognized center of excellence for MFM care.  Leslie has been recognized for establishing and growing successful medical practices via infrastructure development, superior medical billing processes, operations management, corporate branding, and financial oversite.

  • Practice Management Webinar: Common Ultrasound Coding Mistakes

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/19/2019

    Join Drs. Vanita Jain, Fadi Bsat and Steve Rad, and other MFM coding experts Brad Hart and Trisha Malisch as they share common mistakes when coding ultrasound procedures. Take advantage of this panel of experts and join the webinar.

    Join Drs. Vanita Jain, Fadi Bsat and Steve Rad, and other MFM coding experts Brad Hart and Trisha Malisch as they share common mistakes when coding ultrasound procedures. Take advantage of this panel of experts and join the webinar.

  • Practice Management Webinar Series - Meet the Authors

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/11/2018

    Join the authors of the new book, Contemporary Guide for Practice Management, as they share the most critical areas of business that impact the success of your practice. Dr. Jim Keller will interview the book authors, Drs. Brian Iriye and Dan O'Keeffe and give webinar attendees the chance to ask this expert panel their questions as well.

    This webinar is free for SMFM members. Not a member? Click here to learn more.

    Join the authors of the new book, Contemporary Guide for Practice Management, as they share the most critical areas of business that impact the success of your practice. Dr. Jim Keller will interview the book authors, Drs. Brian Iriye and Dan O'Keeffe and give webinar attendees the chance to ask this expert panel their questions as well.

    This webinar is free for SMFM members. Not a member? Click here to learn more.

    Brian Iriye, MD

    Managing Partner, High Risk Pregnancy Center

    Brian Iriye, MD is a member of the SMFM Board, is past chair of AMFMM, and the principal editor of the book featured in today’s webinar. He is founder and managing partner of the High Risk Pregnancy Center in Las Vegas.

    Jim Keller, MD (Moderator)

    Vice President Medical Management at Advocate Trinity Hospital

    Jim Keller, MD is chair of the practice management division of SMFM. Jim is a hospital vice president for one of the largest health care systems in the country and division director of a multi-site, 16 member MFM practice in Chicago.

    Dan O'Keeffe, MD

    Dan O’Keeffe, MD is the former Executive Vice President of SMFM and the original chair of AMFMM. Dan is a pioneer in the field of MFM practice management and continue to demonstrate the importance of leadership and quality as a foundation for a successful practice.

    Anthony Sciscione, DO (Moderator)

    Director of maternal-fetal medicine at Christiana Care Health System

    Anthony Sciscione, DO is the director of maternal-fetal medicine at Christiana Care Health System, serving the greater Philadelphia area. He continues as a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Drexel University College of Medicine, is widely published, and a co-editor of Contemporary Guide to Practice Management.

  • The Future of Practice Management

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This first session is an audio recording introducing the newly-formed Practice Management Division of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (formerly Association for Maternal Fetal Medicine Management, AMFMM). Join us as Drs. Jim Keller, Dan O'Keeffe, Brian Iriye, Sean Blackwell and Tom Lee address the future of MFM practice management.

    This first session is an audio recording introducing the newly-formed Practice Management Division of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (formerly Association for Maternal Fetal Medicine Management, AMFMM). Join us as Drs. Jim Keller, Dan O'Keeffe, Brian Iriye, Sean Blackwell and Tom Lee address the future of MFM practice management.

  • Contracting for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    One of the most important factors in your practice’s success is contracting. Whether you want to learn the basics of contracting for yourself or want to explain the intricacies of MFM contracting to your administrators, take this opportunity to listen to one of the nation’s most knowledgeable sources. Mario Gonzalez will through the current payor environment, provide a working knowledge of contracting, and identify strategies for effective contracting for MFM services.

    One of the most important factors in your practice’s success is contracting. Whether you want to learn the basics of contracting for yourself or want to explain the intricacies of MFM contracting to your administrators, take this opportunity to listen to one of the nation’s most knowledgeable sources. Mario Gonzalez will through the current payor environment, provide a working knowledge of contracting, and identify strategies for effective contracting for MFM services.

  • SMFM Webinar Series: Quality and Safety In Obstetrics: Case-Based Examples

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This lecture was recorded on 8/16/2017
    Speaker: Carey Eppes

    The main objectives of this presentation are to:
    1. Review current understanding of models for patient quality and safety;
    2. Describe current approaches to measuring quality of care of obstetrics, and;
    3. Develop understanding of risk reduction strategies.

    This lecture was recorded on 8/16/2017
    Speaker: Carey Eppes

    The main objectives of this presentation are to:
    1. Review current understanding of models for patient quality and safety;
    2. Describe current approaches to measuring quality of care of obstetrics, and;
    3. Develop understanding of risk reduction strategies.

  • SMFM Webinar Series: Putting It Together (Research)

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This lecture was recorded on 1/1/2013
    Speaker: George Saade

    The main objectives of this presentation are to:
    1. Describe how to identify research mentor;
    2. Be able to describe how to develop a research question;
    3. Identify how to develop a research idea, and;
    4. Develop skills to write research paper.

    This lecture was recorded on 1/1/2013
    Speaker: George Saade

    The main objectives of this presentation are to:
    1. Describe how to identify research mentor;
    2. Be able to describe how to develop a research question;
    3. Identify how to develop a research idea, and;
    4. Develop skills to write research paper.

  • SMFM Webinar Series: Anatomy of a Lawsuit

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This lecture was recorded on 7/20/2011
    Speaker: Erol Amon

    1. Overview of the US legal system and sources/branches of law
    2. Factors associated with lawsuits
    3. The 4 elements of proof for medical malpractice
    4. How to work effectively with your attorney
    5. How to prepare for deposition testimony
    6. The role of expert witnesses

    This lecture was recorded on 7/20/2011
    Speaker: Erol Amon

    1. Overview of the US legal system and sources/branches of law
    2. Factors associated with lawsuits
    3. The 4 elements of proof for medical malpractice
    4. How to work effectively with your attorney
    5. How to prepare for deposition testimony
    6. The role of expert witnesses

  • SMFM Webinar Series: Health Care Practice Management for the MFM Specialist

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This lecture was recorded on 4/7/2010
    Speaker: Dan O'Keeffe

    1. Characteristics that make an effective MFM physician leader
    2. Description of a good MFM practice
    3. Preparing for a job search and optimizing your candidacy
    4. Discussion of what should be included in a contract
    5. Addressing physician burnout

    This lecture was recorded on 4/7/2010
    Speaker: Dan O'Keeffe

    1. Characteristics that make an effective MFM physician leader
    2. Description of a good MFM practice
    3. Preparing for a job search and optimizing your candidacy
    4. Discussion of what should be included in a contract
    5. Addressing physician burnout