Member of NJ MGMA Recognized as Fellow at National Conference

Posted on March 16, 2012 By

New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (NJ MGMA) announced that one of its members Alex Binder, Long Branch, N.J., was recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) at the national MGMA conference, held recently in Las Vegas. Becoming a Fellow, a national award, is the highest level of distinction one can earn in the medical practice management profession, signifying superior standards of performance, professional competency, and continuing personal and professional development.

Binder is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Visiting Physician Services, Eatontown, where he plans, manages, and monitors a 30-clinician medical practice that exclusively provides homecare to frail, elderly patients in central Jersey. Binder also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in management and healthcare administration at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, N.J.

Before joining Visiting Physician Services, Binder was the vice president of member services and retail banking at First Atlantic Credit Union, Eatontown, overseeing eight branch offices.

Binder holds a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare management from Monmouth University where he also earned his B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Computer Science.

Besides being a member of Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA), a committee member of NJ MGMA, and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE), Binder is a Certified Medical Manager (CMM) of Professional Association of Healthcare Office Management; and a member of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians and the Society for Human Resources Management.

About the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (NJ MGMA), Hamilton, N.J.: NJ MGMA, made up of more than 400 members representing more than 100 medical groups across New Jersey, is an organization dedicated to providing educational, advocacy, mentoring and networking opportunities to supervisors, managers, and administrators at primary care and specialty group medical practices.

Members include supervisors, managers, and administrators of small and large primary care and specialty groups, and full-time students focusing on healthcare administration. Affiliate memberships are made up of vendor companies who partner with medical practices to provide comprehensive services and products to the active members of NJMGMA.  ###