Valora Gurganious, MBA, CHBA
Partner, Senior Management Consultant
Valora serves clients in all medical specialties and provides services related to operations, workflow optimization, compliance, IT, accounting, marketing, and strategic planning. Along with a team of CPAs, JDs and MBAs within DoctorsManagement, she also advises physicians and hospitals on practice valuation, startup, contract negotiation and transition of ownership.
Clients appreciate that she delivers measurable results. Her financial expertise along with extensive experience in medical practice management is the cornerstone of her success. Valora’s approach makes it easy for clients to implement strategies to increase revenue as well as improve patient satisfaction and retention.
In addition to working with clients, Valora assists in the management of the DM University (DMU). Physicians, practice managers, hospital executives and medical staff use the online educational and credentialing program to better manage the “business of medicine,” maintain excellence in patient care, and prepare to meet the challenges of healthcare reform.
Prior to joining DoctorsManagement, Valora served for seven years as Vice Chair – Finance for a $10 million Florida health system foundation. She also held the position of senior vice president with an investment advisory firm in Boston for nearly ten years. She is a licensed Business Broker in the state of Florida.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Valora is a Certified Healthcare Business Consultant and a member of the National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants (NSCHBC) as well as the Executive Women International (EWI).
Valora resides in the Nashville, TN area with her husband, Dr. LeRoy Gurganious.
What Valora’s clients have to say…
I enjoyed working with Valora during the preparation period of opening my medical office. She is attentive, responsive, and resourceful. She is very patient and supportive. Personally, she is very sweet and very easy to work with!
– Jennifer Lee, Medical Director – REN Dermatology, PLLC
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