Nashville, TN 4/23/2019 — Steven R. Thomas, CMPE, Chief Executive Officer, Amalgaworks, 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 Thomas 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. 
Thomas is an experienced, highly successful health care executive with a proven track record and over 20 years of experience in operational analysis and leadership. Thomas is well versed in guiding medical practices through regulatory compliance and assisting with the day-to-day operations, implementing and overseeing certification as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), supporting efforts to meaningfully use health information technology to transform patient care. To learn more about Steven Thomas, CMPE and Amalgaworks visit:

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About MGMA

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


Amalgaworks’ goal is to be visionary advocates assisting in the triumph of transforming patient care. We ensure that medical practices leverage the best use of Health Information Technology, allowing process improvement and transformation of patient care. Amalgaworks facilitates the following: Analyzing and redesigning the workflow, enhancing the privacy and security of health information, discovering quality methods for growth, fostering an environment of team-based care. Amalgaworks services are designed to assist medical practices in the following areas: Regulatory ComplianceProject ManagementPatient Centered Medical Home