Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. Cosponsors California Medical Group Management Association Annual Conference 2019

CAP VP of Membership Development Daniel Cavanaugh to Start Term as CAMGMA President at Conference Kick-Off

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2019 – In addition to cosponsoring this year’s California Medical Group Management Association (CAMGMA) Annual Conference, the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) has announced that CAP Vice President of Membership Development Daniel Cavanaugh will start his term as CAMGMA President at the beginning of the conference. The conference is being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Golf Resort Palm Springs from March 28-30.

Webinar: Skills to Survive and Thrive in Private Practice
During this free one-hour webinar, practice management expert Debra Phairas will address the top challenges physicians experience preserving their valued autonomy and will discuss key considerations for maintaining a profitable and successful independent practice.

This year’s theme is “Putting on The Glitz: Excellence In The Patient Experience,” and features a keynote series from the highly acclaimed Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center. These presentations aim to provide valuable insights into improving the patient experience in medical practices, using the award-winning business practices of the Ritz-Carlton to promote Memorable Customer Service.

CAP has also announced that Michael Valentine, JD, CPHRM, senior risk manager, CAP will present a breakout session called Service Animals in Your Medical Practice, an expansion of an article originally published on the CAP website to widespread acclaim. That session will take place on Friday, March 29.

“CAP is proud of its longtime support of CAMGMA and of our shared commitment to providing ongoing education to practice managers,” CAP Chief Executive Officer Sarah Pacini stated. “Our two organizations have very common goals, perhaps best exemplified by the election of CAP’s own Dan Cavanaugh to CAMGMA President. We offer our most sincere congratulations to Dan, and look forward to continuing our close working relationship with CAMGMA in the future.” 

CAP is a provider of medical professional liability protection and risk management services to nearly 12,000 of California's finest physicians. CAP’s experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with physician members and practice managers to help reduce risk, increase the quality of patient care, and enhance practice success.

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About the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP), established in 1975, offers medical professional liability protection to nearly 12,000 of California's finest physicians through the Mutual Protection Trust. In 2013, CAP organized CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, to bring liability insurance coverage to hospitals, healthcare facilities, and large medical groups. Based in Los Angeles, CAP also has offices in San Diego, Orange County, Sacramento, and Palo Alto. For more information, visit CAP is licensed as a California surplus lines broker (License No. 0B72723). The insurance products provided under the CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, program are issued by a “non-admitted” or “surplus line” insurer that is not licensed by the State of California.

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About the California Medical Group Management Association

The California Medical Group Management Association (CAMGMA) is a vital resource for healthcare professionals and medical group managers throughout the state. Through educational programs, mentoring, advocacy and networking, our members attain professional growth and development. CAMGMA is a state chapter of the National MGMA, a professional association of medical group administrators, which provides education, networking and resources in the state and regional forums, for our membership and constituencies it serves, to develop personal and professional skills that advance the art and science of medical group practice management. CAMGMA strives to be the one stop resource for California Practice Managers.