Staff Biographical Sketches
Bridget McPhillips, MBA, MAHS, serves as vice president of the TMA Division of Membership and Business Development. Ms. McPhillips has 25 years of health care experience, with expertise in strategic planning, managed care, marketing, and business development.
Peggy Pringle, BS, CMPE, serves as associate vice president of TMA's Practice Managment Services department. Her more than 20 years of diverse health care experience includes business development, marketing, physician recruitment and relations, new practice set ups and hospital administration. Ms. Pringle previously developed a management service organization to manage practices in internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, and family practice. She holds a BBA from Houston Baptist University and is a Certified Medical Practice Executive through the Medical Group Management Association. Contact Peggy Pringle.
Heather Bettridge, BA, CPC, CPMA, is a practice management consultant with more than 10 years’ experience in health care. Her expertise includes practice operations, human resource management, coding and documentation audits, financial analysis, and new practice setups. She holds a BA from The University of Texas at Austin and is certified as a professional coder as well as a professional medical auditor by the American Academy of Professional Coders. Contact Heather Bettridge.
Megan Odell, BHA, MHHR, CHCO, is a practice management associate with experience in practice administration, electronic health record implementation, and marketing. She handles new physician practice setups, coordinates TMA’s Starting in Medical Practice seminars, and assists the department with various client projects. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in health care administration and a master’s degree in health care human resources from Texas State University. She is a member of the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance, Inc. and is a certified HIPAA compliance officer. Contact Megan Odell
For more information about the consulting services TMA offers, call (800) 523-8776 or (512) 370-1418 or email TMA Practice Consulting.