What is HMGMA?
Hawaii Medical Group Management Association is the state affiliate of Medical Group Management Association, a dynamic organization of professionals dedicated to developing solutions to the problems facing medical group practices. HMGMA creates a forum for the exchange of ideas and information to encourage interaction among peers in dealing with the ever-changing face of health care. Our members are administrators of nationally known clinics, large and small group practices, and free-standing, hospital affiliated and university affiliated medical groups. HMGMA has a diverse, talented representation of individuals.
4 Main Purposes
- Serve the diverse needs of the membership through peer support and opportunities for skill development
- Support the medical groups represented by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information
- Encourage the development of solutions to the problems of the medical group practice
- Proactively exert a positive influence on the external forces impacting the direction and development of medical group practice
A Vital Medical Resource
Hawaii Medical Group Management Association is a vital resource to medical practice administrators because it offers educational programs, publications, and networking opportunities as well as other services. HMGMA provides members with important information concerning health care issues affecting medical practices. It prepares members to deal with state and local legislative and legal issues as well as keeping them informed about competition, third-party payers and the activities of various medical professional organizations. Members have the opportunity to meet with colleagues on a regular basis. Legally independent from the national Medical Group Management Association, the HMGMA is governed by its own bylaws and elected leadership. HMGMA is represented at the MGMA regional (section) and national levels through the MGMA Council of Presidents.