Interviews at MGMA Annual Conference 2014

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I attended the MGMA Annual Conference last week in Las Vegas. Always Forward was the theme this year. MGMA reported over 4700 attendees at the conference and more than 300 exhibitors. During the event MGMA released its research on MGMA Physician Practice Assessment: Medicare Quality Reporting Programs. Check out all of our coverage of MGMA 2014.

At the conference I had the opportunity to meet several of the participants to chat with them on why they were there and what they were bringing to exhibit. You can hear the audios of my MGMA Moments and all our interviews on

Michael Lubao is the CEO of PCG Software. For nearly thirty years, PCG Software’s mission has been to help its clients reduce the cost of healthcare by providing innovative software solutions that address billing challenges. Michael discussed their tools and applications that have helped payers scrub claims for years are now available for practices. Cleaner submitted claims will ultimately reduce your costs and help your cash flow. Listen to our interview.

Daniel Alex is the VP of Corporate Strategy at Health eFormatics were “Data Matters.” Health eFormatices is an EMR data conversion company helping practices and health systems move their data from legacy systems. Hear Daniel discuss why you need to know about Business Intelligence and Predictive Analysis.

Craig Sarrett is the Vice President of Sales at Miraca Life Sciences, a pathology services provider that collaborates, both clinically and operationally, to make patients and the medical practices that support them, better. They partner with expert pathologists from leading institutions nationwide and support their work with rigorous quality assurance to continuously improve diagnostic precision. They have labs nationwide. We discussed their involvement in helping providers with Meaningful Use objectives. Listen to our interview.

Stuart Newsome is the Vice President of Business Development for Alpha II in Montgomery, Alabama. Alpha II’s software platforms and publications support coding, compliance, claims editing and revenue analysis for more than 80,000 healthcare professionals, clearinghouses and government entities. Stuart discusses what practice managers should know when they are looking for revenue cycle management tools. Hear what he has to say.