Karen Gurney Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management
Karen Gurney, CMPE, Practice Manager of Western Maine Pediatrics and Western Maine OB/GYN, 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 Gurney has achieved board certification in medical practice management. Through industry-leading board certification and Fellowship programs, ACMPE certifies an individual’s professional competence when she passes rigorous essay and objective 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 complete a presentation requirement and 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.
Photo Caption: Karen Gurney, CMPE, Practice Manager of Western Maine Pediatrics and Western Maine OB/GYN