March 5, 2015
Texas — TMA
PracticeEdge, the new physician services organization launched by the Texas
Medical Association (TMA), has named Dave Spalding as its chief operating
brings to the position 15 years of experience as a health care executive. He has
specialized in managing new ventures and high-growth businesses, including a
management services organization company, a national telehealth network
company, a five-star Medicare Part D administrator, and one of the largest
health savings account banking companies in the country. Most recently, Mr.
Spalding served as board chair of Availity, LLC, a trusted intermediary of
information exchange between physicians, providers, and health plans.
“Because of Dave’s wealth of knowledge in health care
management, he is the ideal choice to lead the TMA PracticeEdge team,” said Louis
J. Goodman, PhD, CEO of TMA PracticeEdge. Dr. Goodman also is TMA’s executive
vice president and chief executive officer.
TMA launched TMA
PracticeEdge, LLC, last month to help empower a strong base of independent
physicians to provide quality, cost-effective care to their patients. TMA
PracticeEdge will offer physicians access to enhanced patient care tools and resources
so they can better provide cost-effective patient care. Physicians working with
TMA PracticeEdge will be able to take advantage of the opportunities available
in the rapidly changing health care marketplace.
PracticeEdge will help physicians lead health care innovation in today’s
evolving marketplace. The company will offer participating physicians several
- Accountable care services:
TMA PracticeEdge offers
the technology platforms, care coordination teams, physician-led network
development and management, and contracting expertise necessary to participate
in accountable care activities, and to meet market demands to document quality,
cost-effective health care.
- Practice transformation services:
strengthen their practices operationally and financially by optimizing them
using TMA PracticeEdge services, including education and consulting from
certified professional coders, medical auditors, and compliance officers.
office managers who are interested in learning more about TMA PracticeEdge
should visit www.TMAPracticeEdge.com, email info[at]tmapracticeedge[dot]com, or call (888) 900-0334.
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