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Episode 7: Maximizing Physician Engagement

Aimee Greeter and Taylor Harrison join Mark to discuss Five New Approaches to Maximize Physician Engagement. Aimee and Taylor specialize in hospital/physician alignment, accountable care responsiveness, hospital service line development, clinical integration initiatives, strategic planning, mergers and collaborations, operational issues, and financial management.

Episode Synopsis

Mark, Aimee and Taylor discuss strategies to better engage with healthcare […]

By |July 5th, 2018|

Episode 6: Overview of the Healthcare IT Market

Jeffery Daigrepont joins Mark to discuss the healthcare IT market and provide his thoughts on the current and future trends. Jeffery specializes in healthcare automation, IT system integration, operations, and deployment of enterprise information systems for large integrated delivery networks.

Episode Synopsis

Mark and Jeffery look at the evolution of the healthcare IT market over the […]

By |June 21st, 2018|

Episode 5: Espresso Shot #1: The Perpetual Upward Shift of the Median

Justin Chamblee and Jon Morris join Mark to discuss the recent release of the 2018 MGMA provider compensation market data and Coker’s observations of market data trends. Coker has been observing the data for the past five-to-ten years, noticing the increases that have been occurring.

Episode Synopsis

Justin and Jon discuss the reasons behind the continual […]

By |June 7th, 2018|

Healthcare Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

By Marissa Maldonado, Senior Manager | Coker Group

With cybersecurity attacks growing at an increasing rate, and new network and computer system vulnerabilities frequently being discovered, it is evident that healthcare cybersecurity threats are not going away. Regrettably, we saw more successful data breaches in 2017 than ever before, causing detrimental financial loss and legal […]

By |June 6th, 2018|

Practice Management: An Integrated Approach to Short- and Long-term Improvement

By Ellis “Mac” Knight, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President/CMO | Coker Group

Physician practices are facing an unprecedented era of change. Multiple formidable challenges loom on the horizon to include:

Declining reimbursements under the dominant fee-for-service payment model.
An accelerating shift from fee-for-service reimbursements to fee-for-value payments, mainly from government payers, i.e., CMS (MACRA, Bundles, […]

By |June 6th, 2018|

Coffee with Coker is Getting an Update

Coffee with Coker has historically been a webinar series to discuss healthcare business topics. We are proud to announce that our platform is now expanding! Beginning June 1, Coffee with Coker will include regular podcasts as well as occasional webinars. Recordings of previous webinars will continue to be available upon request.

Coker Group’s regular podcasts […]

By |June 1st, 2018|

Episode 4: AHLA Presentation Recap: Long-Term Value from Post-Merger Integration

Michele Madison from Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, joins Mark to discuss how to create long-term value from transactions through effective post-merger integration. Michele is highly experienced in managing legal issues arising in hospitals, physician offices, or integrated health systems.

Episode Synopsis

Mark and Michele recently presented at the American Health Lawyers Association Healthcare Transactions conference […]

By |May 31st, 2018|

Episode 3: Operational Issues in the Medical Practice and Physician Services Realm

Jeff Gorke joins Mark to discuss operational issues and challenges medical practices face in the physician services realm. Jeff has expertise in optimizing the strategic and operational aspects of outpatient care to enhance processes and programs, drive efficiencies, and improve profitability.

Episode Synopsis

Mark and Jeff explore the greatest challenges hospitals and physicians face today and […]

By |May 31st, 2018|

Episode 2: The Shift to Value-Based Healthcare

Dr. Ellis “Mac” Knight joins Mark to discuss value-based healthcare and its impact on the healthcare industry. They cover financing as a driving force in the healthcare landscape and why it continues to become more complex with the shift from pay for service to value-based care.

Episode Synopsis

With budgetary pressures on Medicare and Medicaid, pay […]

By |May 31st, 2018|

Episode 1: Welcome to Coffee with Coker

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Coffee with Coker, a healthcare business podcast published by Coker Group. In this episode, we will introduce the Coker team and lay the groundwork for the podcast moving forward.

The Coker Team

Mark Reiboldt, Senior Vice President and Director of Strategy — Lead Host
Jessica Combs, Senior Associate and […]

By |May 31st, 2018|