Founded by Sheryl Cherico in 2008, the Atlanta Medical Consulting Group is still going strong. It is made up of a group of consultants in the medical industry, and meet twice per month to build relationships, pass referrals, and keep up with the industry.

Meet the Members

Advertising & PR – Metro Atlanta Publication & web site focused on Beauty, Health, Wellness, Fitness & Life Enrichment; offering many opportunities to contribute to editorial content. Multi-medium approach to being their clients’ voice in the Atlanta Community; via print, web, social media, database marketing & numerous B2B & B2C events throughout the year. 140k+ readers, 25k+ unique visitors active with web site every month. Best Self Atlanta Media |Carmen Koehler| | 678-644-8256 |


Architects & Interior Design – We specialize in planning and design of Healthcare facilities. Our work includes all types of medical practices, dental practices, surgery centers, imaging centers, cancer centers, dialysis and assisted living. Our projects range from a small 2,500 s.f. interior development to a 60,000 s.f. freestanding complex. Our work also includes additions, renovations and interior design. We design very efficient layouts, therefore saving our clients money in construction. The Hunter Group Architects | Yves Marc Saranga, AIA | | 404-245-3627 |


A/R Management/Collections – Automate your patient A/R! Our services help you address each type of patient payer in the most effective time frame and method to get your practice paid faster. This helps you collect more, while spending less than you currently spend to get paid, reducing the need to pay high percentages to collection agencies or attorneys. We can also help you speed up unresponsive insurance claims, while eliminating expensive “on-hold” time for your staff. Call for a free demo today! Transworld Systems Inc.| David Wiener | | 770-783-9523 |


Attorney – Business – Frank G. Goldman, Esq. is an attorney who specializes in the representation of privately-held businesses with a focus physician practice groups and other healthcare practitioners, and their owners and executives. He provides strategic legal guidance so that his clients can thrive in a competitive business environment. Frank G. Goldman | | (678) 705-8483 |
Coaching & Training – Through coaching, workshops and mastermind groups, I help physicians in areas such as: leadership, communication, and career development. I also consult on specific ways to resolve high staff turnover, add streams of income, and add value to patients and practices. Christopher Burton, MD | | 850-296-7767 |


Cost Segregation – Doctors, Dentists, Vets, Senior Living Facilities, Imaging Centers, For-Profit Hospitals, Urgent Care Centers, etc. often save $50,000-$350,000 by accelerating depreciation to increase cash flow & lower federal income taxes. Building owners and tenants who acquired, constructed or renovated properties since 1987 are still eligible for savings. Bedford Cost Segregation | Debbie Rodkin | | 404.643.9456 |


Billing, Credentialing & Consulting Our mission is simple: provide our clients with the best physician billing, credentialing, and consulting services in the business. Our company is committed to client satisfaction while conforming to all published and applicable Federal, State, Local laws, statutes and regulations. Since 2005, we have provided medical physicians, providers, facilities, hospitals and medical practices with solutions to operate more efficiently and effectively. Our job is not complete until we obtain the highest revenue returns for our clients and their medical designations. Sound aggressive? It should. After all, increasing your bottom line is what we do best. Physician Fees First LLC | Kelly M. Shea | | 770-896-0846 |


Healthcare Lending & Banking – Shawn McBride leads the Wells Fargo Business Banking Healthcare Team. With more than 20 years dedicated to healthcare lending, Shawn and his team approach their clients and prospects in an advisory capacity, sharing with them what they’ve learned from other practices just like theirs. Shawn and his team bring a wealth of value to a practice looking for a loan or solid banking relationship that can help make a difference in improving the efficiencies of their operation and revenue cycle. Wells Fargo Healthcare |Shawn J. McBride | / |678-735-1706


Cryotherapy – Cold Targeting Technology Cold Targeting Technology body treatments accelerate the practices of Doctors, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Gyms and Trainers, Massage Therapists and Aestheticians. Our LipoBelt enables hands-free Cryotherapy for pain relief, inflammation reduction, and body fat treatments. Used for sagging skin, minimizing swelling, and body contouring. Increases collagen. Treats cellulite. Smooths. Tightens skin. The LipoBelt | Joy Povenz, MS | | 770-843-2026 |


Furniture Dealership – Ivan Allen Workspace feels that medical space management drives productivity, efficiency and costs, as well as influences brand image. With a team of highly talented interdisciplinary specialists — from our Account Managers to Project Leads, Technical Designers and Operations Engineers — we work collaboratively with medical facilities from project inception through implementation and Day Two service. With an extensive resource network, in combination with our knowledge of the healthcare workplace, enables us to fully support a healthcare facility in creating and maintaining an efficacy‐optimized environment. Ivan Allen Workspace | Linda Raymond | | 470‐891‐3683 |


Insurance and Employee Benefits – Is your small-mid-sized practice looking for health & other insurance benefits? Insurance Planning Solutions’ licensed brokers offer employer-sponsored and voluntary benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability and more. They offer multiple solutions including HRA’s, HSA’s, self-funding and changing insurance companies. Best of all, using a broker does not change or increase your premiums. Contact us today for your no-cost review. Insurance Planning Solutions | Janet Salyer | 770-231-5905|


Internet Marketing & Website Solutions When you need better results from your Search Engine Marketing (SEO), Pay-per-click advertising including Google AdWords, website design and a wide range of website functionality, video, social media marketing and email marketing programs, NicheLabs is your answer for Digital Marketing Solutions. From branding to marketing strategy to program execution, when you don’t have the time, staff or expertise, we are your trusted advisor and results-driven solutions provider. NicheLabs | Hal Schlenger |404-682-9501 x 701 | |


IT Services & HIPAA Assessments Founded in 2005, Tier3MD has become a leader in providing IT support to medical practices throughout the country. Headquartered in Atlanta, Tier3MD focuses solely on the medical industry and offers desktop support, remote managed services, cloud services, HIPAA assessments and more. Tier3MD | Sheryl J. Cherico | | 855-MYTIER3 (698-4373) x 2201|


Medical Technology Maintenance/Service Management – For over thirty years, JANNX Medical Systems has provided clients with cost savings by managing maintenance costs in imaging and bio-medical departments. Evidence based decisions support objective measurement techniques-customized for the client-to ensure savings and to improve administrative efficiency. This comprehensive approach to equipment maintenance consolidates multiple service contracts (with dozens of phone numbers) into a single streamlined portfolio with one number to call for all services. The national logistics facility operates 24/7 to guarantee faster response times. Our expertise also includes technology assessment to assist in purchasing new equipment and in-house engineer training. JANNX Medical Systems | Leigh Dougherty | | (404) 447-1577 |


Printing and Promotional Products – For your needs for Printing (offset, digital and large format), direct mail campaigns, trade-show needs and promotional products. Pierce Productions | Jodi Pierce | | 404-805-3945


Privacy and Security Kardon Compliance assists healthcare facilities, clinics, continuing care communities, providers, dentists, and businesses that support them, with their Privacy and Security compliance obligations. Services include Coaching Program, Risk Assessments, Onsite and Online Training for Compliance Officers and Workforce, Breach Response Plan Development, Breach Team Training, Physical Safeguards On-site Assessment, and Consulting. Kardon Compliance | Karla Kreitner | | (678) 292-5001 x 102 |


Property and Casualty Insurance – By 2018 it is expected that over 25% of the insurance industry work force will have retired. That means that today is a great time to begin building a new relationship with a young, smart and hard working professional that has his entire career ahead of him. Jonathon Post has quickly established himself as one of the top brokers at Lloyd Pro Group with a focus on the Property & Casualty needs of small-mid-businesses. Lloyd Pro Group | Jonathon Post | 404-401-2964 | |


Risk & Investigative Services – Astinel Security & Forensics responds to the crisis in your business involving fraud, risk & embezzlement. We conduct workplace investigations, a variety of risk assessments and educational services for increased asset protection and peace of mind. Astinel Security & Forensics | Zane Kinney| | 678-463-7893 |


Staffing & Recruiting – Yvonne Dwyer is the president of Med-Hire, LLC. She has been a successful medical recruiter since 1998 and prides herself on identifying top personnel for medical practices in and around Atlanta. If you are looking to hire clinical or clerical staff, temporary or full time, feel free to reach out to her. Med-Hire, LLC | Yvonne Dwyer | | 678-813-3480 |


Telecom Services – ETS Solutions is your trusted advisor for all your voice and data needs. We take a holistic approach to understanding our clients’ requirements and put together tailor made solutions based upon the offerings of our many carriers and service providers. We offer a free technology assessment addressing any and all pain points, as well as providing ongoing customer support to all our clients. ETS Solutions | Alex Boy | | 678-766-1414 |


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