About Us

We have shared our knowledge and expertise with physicians and healthcare executives for over 25 years.  With rich experience in managing the business of healthcare, we bring knowledge, expertise and solutions to today’s healthcare organizations

We are in demand by clients who seek to re-align their organizations consistent with reimbursement and delivery system reform. Clients include:

  • Healthcare systems and hospitals that are attempting to build or grow their physician base and strengthen their integrated delivery system for accountable care
  • Healthcare systems and medical practices that seek to prepare for the future now by aligning their practices for payment, structural and delivery system reform
  • Medical practices seeking to enhance productivity and efficiency gains,improve medical practice operations and reposition for value-based reimbursement 
  • Medical practices that have outgrown their current physician compensation plans and need a new plan that is aligned with value-based care
  • Faculty practice plans that need to realign their funds flow model, faculty compensation plans and clinical operations to achieve market competitiveness
  • Healthcare organizations and medical practices that need a physician transition plan to provide established pathways for physician slowdown, part-time and retirement 
  • Healthcare organizations that seek to optimize revenue cycle performance consistent with the changes in consumer-directed health plans and payment reform

Educational Background and Credentials

Ph.D. The Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Beta Gamma Sigma
M.B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Fellow, American College of Medical Practice Executives
Member, Academy of Management
Member, AcademyHealth:  Advancing Research, Policy, and Practice

Woodcock & Walker Consulting

Dr. Deborah Walker Keegan also collaborates with Elizabeth Woodcock, a leading expert in medical practice operations.  They combine their expertise to assist clients in resolving a wide-range of challenges facing medical practices today.  Our consulting services are in demand by industry leaders as they work to enhance patient access, practice efficiency, profitability, and achieve and sustain patient satisfaction.

Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC is a speaker, trainer, author, and consultant who is passionately dedicated to improving physician practices.  An expert in practice operations and revenue cycle management, she is nationally recognized for her outstanding presentations and writings aimed at improving the business of medicine.  Unparalleled in her contribution to industry publications, she is an engaging, dynamic speaker that links research with real world examples.

Elizabeth has authored the following best-selling books:

  •  Mastering Patient Flow
  •  Operating Policies and Procedures Manual for Medical Practices
  •  Front Office Success
  •  PCMH Policies & Procedures Guidebook
  •  The Physician Billing Process:  Navigating Potholes on the Road to Getting Paid (co-author)
  •  It’s Your Call:  Managing the Telephones in Your Medical Practice (co-author)

(Available via www.elizabethwoodcock.com)

With rich experience in consulting, training, and industry research, we bring knowledge, expertise, and solutions to our clients.