Patrice Ann McMahon CMPE, Vice President of Primary Care Services at Nathan Littauer Family of Health Care Services has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) from the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), the certification body of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). The designation of CMPE demonstrates that McMahon has achieved board certification in medical practice management. ACMPE certifies an individual’s professional competence when she passes rigorous essay and objective examinations that assess knowledge of the broad scope of medical practice management skills sets as outlined in the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management. These include business operations, financial management, human resource management, information management, organizational governance, patient care systems, quality management and risk management. The individual must also earn a minimum of 50 continuing education credit hours.
Today, ACMPE membership comprises more than 6,600 individuals who have attained CMPE or Fellow status or who seek certification. “I am very grateful to Nathan Littauer for supporting my career in such an impactful way.” stated Ms. McMahon. “This is an important designation for Ms. McMahon and ultimately for the Hospital. Last year our Primary Care Centers had over 120,000 patient visits.” stated Laurence E. Kelly, Hospital President and CEO, adding, “Simply put, the experience and training Ms. McMahon has directly impacts the patient experience at Littauer. Very few people in our area achieve this level of certification.”