WSJ: When Patients Manage Doctors M2 gets the coveted last word in Wall Street Journal article, “When Patients Manage Doctors.” Michael Munger, a family physician in Overland Park, Kan., said he regularly coordinates care for his patients, most of whom have multiple chronic conditions. That part of the job, he said, means “getting the patient […]
Royal Pain: Team’s Chickenpox Incident Offers Lesson for Patients The Kansas City Royals have become a shining example of how to succeed in a small market in an era when baseball teams with the highest payrolls are often the biggest winners when it comes to the playoffs. After decades of futility, the reigning American League […]
M2 mentioned in “Physicians Practice” In a recent Physicians Practice article, “Your Guide to Firing Medical Practice Staff,” M2 is quoted regarding the termination process. Throughout the termination process, it is important to show the employee the respect he deserves, both because it’s the right thing to do and because it minimizes ill will, says Michael Munger, […]
The primary care workforce for this nation is insufficient and numbers will likely worsen in the coming decades without considerable effort to change the equation. Due to projected population growth, the aging population and increased access from insurance expansion, it is estimated that we will need up to 52,000 additional primary care physicians above current […]
Transformation. It has been 15 long months since the PCMH journey began for our 11 practice sites and 89 physicians. We are now rounding the last turn, and the finish line for submission of our application is now in sight. The work is not finished, but we are close to being able to submit the […]
Transformation. That is the name of the road I have been traveling over the past year, as I am serving as the physician champion to bring 11 offices and 85 physicians to patient centered medical home certification. I have been fully immersed in the 6 standards, 27 elements and 150 factors that comprise NCQA PCMH […]
This year is a journey. You are part of my journey. Please don’t hesitate to contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) at any time with your questions, concerns and comments.
The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is proud to nominate Dr. Mike Munger, a candidate known for thinking outside of the box. There is a reason his initials are M-SQUARED. You will find his leadership skills, diverse experience, passion for family medicine and vision for our shared future will exponentially make him the best candidate.