David Albala, MD
To the best of its ability, Associated Medical Professionals (AMP) of New York, a urology and radiation oncology practice, seeks to give its physician partners an equal share of its financial success while rewarding all staff members according to their levels of responsibility and workflow intensity.
Of course, there is no single perfect model, and AMP is always working on refinements. “Everyone contributes in a different way, and when the water rises, the boat rises,” said David M. Albala, MD, medical director and co-director of research at AMP.
History of the Practice
AMP was founded 10 years ago when 2 competing urology groups merged, bringing 11 urologists and 1 radiation oncologist between them. “Essentially, there were 2 large practices that were practicing against each other, so to speak, and they sat down and talked to each other and said, ‘Let’s see what we can do to try to combine forces,’” Albala said.
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