Valarie Young Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management
Valarie Young, CMPE, Director of Specialty Clinics at Ozarks Medical Center
(OMC), 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 Young has achieved board certification
in medical practice management. Through industry-leading board certification
and Fellowship programs, ACMPE examinations that 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.
Young holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Drury University,
Springfield. She has been employed at OMC since 2008.
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 40,000 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.