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Matt Johnson Awarded 2017 Administrator of the Year

Congratulations to Wake Internal Medicine Consultants’ Chief Administrative Officer, Matt Johnson, who was awarded NC Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) 2017 Administrator of the Year! Each year, NCMGMA and Medical Mutual recognize a healthcare administrator, affiliated with the NCMGMA, who has exhibited exceptional leadership management proficiency and enhanced the effectiveness of healthcare delivery in his/her practice and community through recent, noteworthy achievements. Below is the press release from NCMGMA:


Matt Johnson, Chief Administrative Officer of Wake Internal Medicine Consultants (WIMC), was named the 2017 NCMGMA/Medical Mutual Administrator of the Year during the Merging Medicine and Management (M3) Conference on Friday, September 15th. The event, a joint conference with the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) and the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) was held at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh, NC.

The Administrator of the Year award honors a medical practice administrator who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and management proficiency, and who has helped enhance the effectiveness of health care delivery in North Carolina. Sponsored by Medical Mutual Insurance Company, the Administrator of the Year Award also provides the recipient with a stipend for continuing education at a state or national Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) meeting.

Matt Johnson has been in healthcare since 1994 and spearheaded the joint venture between a physician-owned corporation and a not-for-profit hospital before joining WIMC in 2014. With an unwavering dedication to the betterment of each physician, manager, and staff member, Matt has created the Employee Activity Council, has organized multiple food and school drives, and has implemented Loyalty Grades throughout the 170-employee practice.

“When the committee looks at the nomination forms, we look for an individual that has strong leadership qualities, is an advocate for patients, staff and community. “ says Fran Sembert, NCMGMA’s Governance Chair and past president. “Since Wake was awarded the Practice of the Year in 2015, we already knew that it was being led by someone that is passionate about what he does, the providers he works for, and the staff he works with. He truly embodies what we look for when choosing the winner of this award.”

Approximately 300 people were in attendance at the M3 Conference in Raleigh this past weekend. This year’s M3 conference featured a sold-out exhibit hall and a new format designed to increase interactivity between physicians and practice administrators.



The North Carolina Medical Group Management (NCMGMA) Association gives the professional administrator a rich source of information and contacts for professional growth. Since our founding in 1971, we have grown to more than 850 members representing medical practices across North Carolina. Our membership includes executives and managers of private group practices, academic medical centers, integrated delivery systems, and companies that support medical provider organizations.

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