Physician, Heal Thy Financial Self
Achieving Mastery Over the Finances of Your Practice
About the Author
Jill Arena wants your practice to be financially healthy.
She began her career as an auditor in a Big 8 public accounting firm way back in the day, where she learned all about managing the finances of businesses large and small. She transitioned into healthcare thirty years ago and has been running medical groups of various shapes and sizes ever since. She has held positions ranging from Clinic Manager to CEO.
Jill routinely presents to, and serves as advisor on, physician boards and executive committees. She enjoys walking with physician owners on their journey to run their businesses and develop their legacies. She has built a national consulting and revenue cycle company, which has served hundreds of medical groups across the country, and she speaks frequently at healthcare conferences. She loves to travel, entertain friends and family with gourmet meals, and hang out with her daughter, Bella and their crazy Labradoodle, Shaggy.
Praise for PHYSICIAN, HEAL THY FINANCIAL SELF
Physician-owned practices remain critical to the ecosystem that delivers care in our nation, and in our communities. In Physician, Heal Thy Financial Self, Jill Arena explains in a pragmatic and compelling way how to understand, run, and position independent practices for a bright future. This is an important time for physician practices to thrive, certainly for our patients, but also for our doctors to rediscover the joy of medicine.
Independent medical practices need not be a ‘dying breed,’ but rather a vital, thriving part of our medical system. The information contained in Physician, Heal Thy Financial Self can help to pave the way to better financial performance and fewer sleepless nights for physician leaders and business owners. Whether you are the president of the board, an up-and-coming partner who wants to learn more, or a physician leader within a large group, this concise guide will serve as a road map for gaining control and monitoring the financial health of your practice in just a few hours a month.