About the Medical Group Strategy Council

The Medical Group Strategy Council is the Advisory Board’s research membership program providing physician practice administrators with best practice research and tools to elevate medical group engagement, alignment, and performance.

We provide the tools and best practice insights needed to answer the industry’s most pressing strategic and operational issues, such as:

  • Stemming financial losses on owned practices and documenting medical group value
  • Breaking through siloed physician practice performance culture
  • Elevating physician leadership, communication, and transparency and at all levels
  • Enhancing inter-physician cohesion to achieve medical group strategic objectives
  • Aligning physicians and the health system to capitalize on future payment

Services in Brief

National member meetings

Attend two-day presentations to hear our latest research, refocus on strategy, network with peers, and take home actionable best practices.

On-call expert consultations

Working on a specific project but don’t know where to begin? The Expert Center connects members directly with our research team to discuss specific problems and mine our wealth of best practices.

Data and analytics

Access an ever-growing suite of analytical tools—including calculators, dashboards, Excel-based spreadsheets, and decision guides—designed to help you rigorously evaluate, test, and prioritize investments.

Research studies

Order unlimited copies of any study in our vast research library. These reports profile proven best practices from the nation’s most progressive institutions and offer implementation resources to support the tactics’ adoption.

Live and on-demand webconferences

Accelerate adoption of best practices through hour-long, Web-based educational intensives. Join a live conversation to ask questions of the research team or access a recording of the presentation at your convenience.

Daily Briefing

Receive a daily email compilation of all the health care news you need to know, including legislative updates, industry trends, executive movement, and Advisory Board insights.