KCBJ Practice Manager Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Practices

lynch_caressaCaressa A. Lynch, CMPE, Executive Director of Kansas City Bone and Joint, has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives, the certification entity of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

The designation of CMPE demonstrates that Lynch has achieved board certification in medical practice management. Through industry-leading board certification and fellowship programs, ACMPE examinations 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, MGMA membership is comprised of more than 6,600 individuals who have attained CMPE or ACMPE Fellow status or who seek certification. 

Caressa Lynch has been involved in health care administration for 23 years and is currently the Executive Director of Kansas City Bone and Joint Clinic, a division of Signature Medical Group, The practice has three office locations, 12 physicians and 13 
NP/PAs. +

About MGMA
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through data, people, insights, and advocacy, MGMA empowers medical group practices to innovate and create meaningful change in healthcare. With a membership of more than 50,000 medical practice administrators, executives, and leaders, MGMA represents more than 12,500 organizations of all sizes, types, structures and specialties that deliver almost half of the healthcare in the United States.