Rhonda L. Kellerman, CMPE, Clinic Administrator for Phillips County Medical Clinic, 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 Kellerman has achieved board certification in medical practice management. This accomplishment is a mark of distinction and demonstrates expertise 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. Kellerman has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with almost 23 of those years for Phillips County Health systems as the Clinic Administrator. She currently co-chairs the Pioneer Health Network Clinic/RHC Roundtable, has been a member of the Kansas MGMA for 22 years, as well as, the Kansas Association of Rural Health Clinics. She is also a past participant in the Kansas Hospital Association’s new CEO orientation, the GPHA Leadership Institute, and GPHA HIPAA task force. She is married and a mother to three children.
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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