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Physician Practice Consulting


As today’s healthcare environment continues to change and evolve, so do the needs of your business.

Whether you are a physician considering joining a large healthcare institution or an established practice looking to improve your operations, an experienced consulting partner can help you make the most of your opportunities.

At Alta Partners, we understand the unique healthcare culture and the changing trends in practice management. Working side-by-side with doctors, directly managing the billing and collection process, and overseeing EHR implementation for physician practices gives us the practical experience—and the needed expertise—to improve your bottom line.

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Consulting

Practice Valuations

Alta Partners has performed more than 350 fair market valuations of practices. Our experience includes:

  • Physician recruitment appraisals
  • Merger appraisals
  • Acquisition appraisals
  • Divestiture appraisals
  • Marital dissolution / divorce appraisals
  • Retirement appraisals
  • Medical practice buy / sell appraisals
  • Buy-in or pay-out appraisals
  • Second opinion appraisals
  • Estate resolution appraisals

Practice Development & Divesture

Our strategic planning and implementation work includes:

  • Start-up or divestiture business plan development and implementation
  • Physician transition assistance:
    • For physicians leaving employed groups to private practice
    • For physicians joining or leaving group practices
  • Practice site selection or relocation analysis
  • Strategic market analysis and planning
  • Mergers and acquisition planning, analysis, and implementation

Compensation & Human Resources

Drawing on our extensive experience in physician practice management, we offer:

  • Physician compensation plan assessment, tune-up or development
  • Staff compensation and benefit analysis, development or restructuring
  • Policies and procedures development
  • Job description development

Reimbursement & Contracting Divesture

Our seasoned professionals efficiently manage reimbursement for faster collections:

  • Insurance and PHO contract evaluation and reimbursement assessment

Practice Tune-Ups

Alta Partners helps you make the most of your resources—from staff, to systems, to software—with smart tune-up services:

  • An in-depth internal review of all financial aspects of your practice to help highlight and capture lost revenue opportunities.
  • Operational assessments including work flow analysis, staffing, and expense management
  • Billing assessment to determine effectiveness of cash collection activities

Interim Practice Management

From our vantage point as an outside consultant, Alta Partners’ professionals provide excellent counsel:

  • Operational reorganization and change management
  • Assistance with executive search, interviewing and hiring process

Compliance

Our team is well versed on the most up-to-date regulations and compliance requirements:

  • OSHA compliance evaluations and manual development
  • HIPAA compliance evaluations and training
  • Chart and coding review