Meet Your Expert
Debra is President of Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC a nationally recognized firm specializing in practice management and malpractice prevention. Her background includes medical clinic administration and loss prevention management for NORCAL Mutual, a physician malpractice insurance carrier in Northern California.
Her consulting experience includes over 2,000 practices of all sizes and specialties. Typical engagements include: practice start-ups, practice assessments, mergers, financial analysis, revenue enhancement, overhead reduction, personnel management, over 450 practice valuations, expert witness, partnership issues and recruitment support for hospitals and physician groups.
She has presented seminars and lectures nationwide for state and local medical/dental associations, management organizations and specialty societies. Her BS is from Michigan State University and her graduate work at Golden Gate University San Francisco MBA Health Services Administration program.
Training Sessions by Debra Phairas
Unlike large practices that have a full-time Chief Financial Officer, you're expected to keep track of all of the financial details that keep your practice running smoothly. A lot rides on you getting it right; with tight profit margins, critical cash-flow needs, and expenses that can balloon out of control, there are no guarantees the numbers will work each week, […]Learn More
Your busy medical practice is an easy target for embezzlers. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 3 out of 4 physicians will suffer a significant loss due to theft or embezzlement during their careers. It happens every day, and it doesn’t matter where you’re located, your specialty or the size of your practice. In fact, an MGMA survey […]Learn More