Michael J. Bradley,
MICHAEL J. BRADLEY,
Michael has experience
which includes “Big Six” public accounting, financial valuation
services, contract management for physician networks, development of
physician financial and billing systems, revenue cycle performance
improvement, and a variety of specialized health care consulting
experience includes consulting engagements for both proprietary and
not-for-profit health care organizations, physician activities in
both individual and group practice arrangements, working with
healthcare lenders on new credit facilities, existing loans and
distressed situations, and working with healthcare and bankruptcy
attorneys on litigation support matters and liquidation of accounts
Michael has spoken to
health care professionals on topics such as “Physician Practice
Management”, “Establishing and Administering Budgets in Physician
Practices”, and “Corporate Compliance Programs”.
Michael holds a
Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from The Pennsylvania State
University and a Master of Business Administration degree with a
concentration in Operations Management from Drexel University.
He is an active member of
Healthcare Financial Management Association, (Past member of the
Board of Directors for the Metro-Philadelphia Chapter), Follmer
Bronze Merit Award recipient, Co-Chair of the Metro-Philadelphia
Physician Practice Management Committee, Past-Chair ofthe Metro-Philadelphia Membership
Committee and Member of the Metro-Philadelphia Revenue Cycle
Committee, Medical Group Management Association, Thompson Institute
Advisory Board, ESF Advisory Board and Leadership Link Advisory
Board. Mr. Bradley serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the
Metro-Philadelphia Edition of MD News
Bernard T. Lynch
Bernard T. Lynch, MBA
Bernard Lynch has held executive positions in the health care financial field primarily related to hospital and physician reimbursement. Mr. Lynch has built a demonstrated track record of success. Most notably, he served in a leadership capacity with one of the largest physician membership organizations in Pennsylvania. As the Senior Director of Medical Economics, he executed the goals of the Pennsylvania Medical Society membership in all matters related to the business of medicine. As part of his role in that capacity, he has also served on several private and public boards and committees. More recently, Mr. Lynch's efforts were engaged in overseeing the collection and reporting of health care facility and payer data for the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4). Mr. Lynch led the agency's efforts to produce public reports on the financial sustainability of hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and other non-general acute care facilities.
Bernie holds a Master's of Business Administration degree from Lebanon Valley College and a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Temple University.
PATRICK C. SIMONSON, MHSA, FACHE
Patrick has extensive
experience in primary care & specialty practice management,
project leadership, business development and outpatient executive roles with health
services, physician and community organizations. Recognizing the
need for principle-centered leadership, and attention to strategic
& tactical imperatives, Patrick understands and ensures effective project structure,
client driven approaches and achievable work plans. He uses collaborative,
results-oriented methods to ensure project team success and
accomplishments include, but are not limited to, 20 years of management roles in corporate and health
services organizations with a defined emphasis on launching and
leading profitable ambulatory care ventures, achieving significant
operations improvements and desired programmatic results. He is adept at
balancing mission and margin metrics, works well independently and
with teams, and is recognized for his ability to manage complexity
and communicate effectively.
Prior to his current role,
Patrick served as a Regional Director at a Fortune 500 outpatient
services company, as Vice President at Solutions
Executive Director, Business Development & Physician
Practices, Easton/Community Health Systems; Director, Clinical Practice
Group, Drexel University School of Medicine; Director, Ambulatory
Services, Lehigh Valley
Hospital & Health Network;
Cerner Corp. and Client Executive, IBM Healthcare Solutions.
Patrick holds a BS in
Social Sciences with a HR
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters, Health Services
Management & Policy from The George Washington University. He earned a Healthcare Market
Analysis / Planning Certificate from the Wharton School at University of
& completed courses
at the IBM Leadership & Advanced Management Institute
He served as Chair of the
Regional Conference for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE),
Treasurer of Eastern PA Healthcare Executive Network, President of
Joseph the Worker School Advisory Board and
President of the Lehigh Valley Comets Youth Hockey Club. He currently serves in the
mentor program for the Health Leadership Network of
the Delaware Valley and as President,
Comets Youth Sports Foundation and on a select ACHE National
KATHRYN EILER, CMM, HITCM-PP
Kathryn is a Certified Medical Manager (CMM) and a Health Information Technology Certified Manager-Physician Practices (HITCM-PP) with more than twenty (20) years of experience in multi-specialty physician practice management. Since 2005, she has been a member of the Faculty of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Quality Improvement Programs, including Closing the Gap (CTG). This work has solidified her knowledge and expertise around the issues of Chronic Disease Process Management, specifically with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and vaccines. Kathryn has worked with residency clinics, large group medical practices, and small or solo practice physicians and their teams.
Kathryn's coaching process included the ACP Webinar Series for Adult Immunizations, which also allowed her to contribute to the publication of the ACP's Guide to Adult Immunizations. She has spoken to many of the ACP physician groups and leadership on topics such as "Creating a Team Approach to Quality Performance Care" and "Vaccine Ordering: Stop Losing Money".
Kathryn has been an active member of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM) since 1995, serving as the Past-President of both the Montgomery-Bucks Chapter and the Delco Chapter, as well as a national member of the PAHCOM Chapter Support Committee (CSC). Kathryn is also a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society Group Practice Administrators. Kathryn is actively involved in her community by serving as the Vice President for the North Point One Condominium Association.
NANCY J. BECKER, CMM, EFPM,
Nancy has in excess of thirty (30) years experience in medical practice administration for both primary care and specialty physician practices. She is a Certified Medical Manager (CMM), a distinction held by only seven hundred (700) professionals in the country. She also holds an Executive Fellowship in Practice Management (EFPM), Register Medical Coder (RMC) designation, and was included as one of the Healthcare Professionals named in Strathmore's Who's Who 2000 / 2001.
Nancy has spoken to health care professionals on topics such as "Physician Practice Benchmarking", "Coding and Charge Capture", and "Appropriate Use and Billing for Mid-Level Providers".
Management from Temple University and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers (past President of the Montgomery / Bucks Chapter), American College of Healthcare Executives, American Academy of Professional Coders (treasurer of the Plymouth Meeting Chapter), Pennsylvania Osteopathic Assistants Association (currently President), the American College of Medical Practice Management and the Pennsylvania Medical Society Group Practice Administrators. Nancy is also involved within her community as a member of the Towamencin Township Planning Commission, Open Space and Recreational Committee and Special Events Committee, a member of the Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Planning Council, President of the Northern Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Task Force and a member of the North Penn School District Act 211 Committee to assure funding for drug and alcohol programs within the District. Furthermore, as a member of the Republican State Committee and the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, Nancy is an elected official in both the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Montgomery County.