Our Team

OMS Consulting Firm averages more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience, and our team is dedicated to helping each OMS practice succeed. OMS Consultants offer the expertise and hands-on support you need to improve your practice.

Our Team

Industry Experts

Scott E. Graham
MHA, FACMPE, FAADOM

Phone: (314) 413-6043
Email: scott@omsconsultingfirm.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Practice Management
  • Practice Development
  • Business Coaching
  • Practice Evaluation
  • Buyer's Representation

Experience

Scott E. Graham, MHA, FACMPE, FAADOM is the Founder and CEO of OMS Consulting Firm. After successfully starting and managing a large OMS practice with a nationally recognized fellowship program in St. Louis, MO, Scott offers 18 years of practical OMS practice management experience. He has a wealth of knowledge of practice transitions/mergers/acquisitions, recruitment, revenue cycle improvement, billing and coding, workflow optimization, and process improvement training.

Scott and his team understand your OMS practice and strive to deliver customized solutions that advance your practice, increase profitability, and improve referrals and patient outcomes.

He is the founder of the Jaws Society, a national not-for profit professional organization for OMS practice administrators. He has presented at several local and national conferences and written articles on the topics of OMS practice management, starting an OMS Fellowship Program, attracting top dental talent, and starting a national not-for-profit professional organization.

An active writer, Scott recently co-authored a book chapter about practice management in the 3rd edition of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education

  • Founder and past president, Jaws Society
  • Past president, MGMA local chapter St. Louis, MO
  • Fellow, American College of Medical Practice Executives
  • Fellow, American Association of Dental Office Mangers
  • Board Member, Oral Facial Surgery Institute Educational Fellowship Program
  • Member, MGMA
  • Member, ACHE
  • Member, AADOM
  • Member, Jaws Society
  • MHA in Health Service Management, Webster University
  • BA in Biological Sciences, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
  • AA in Applied Sciences, Meramec Community College

Fellow status (FACMPE) is the most prestigious designation you can earn in the medical practice management profession. It signifies superior standards of performance and professional competency, and encourages ongoing personal and professional development in the field.
Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Management (FAADOM) is the highest distinction you can earn in dental practice management. This title represents the best of the best and it is a sign of commitment, knowledge, empowerment and recognition.

Michael B. Barbick
DMD, MD

Michael B. Barbick, DMD, MD

Email: michaelb@omsconsultingfirm.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Practice Start Up

Michael Barbick, DMD, MD is a Diplomate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with over 10 years of OMS practice management experience. He has dedicated his career as an entrepreneur, growing his solo practice to 7 full-time OMS surgeons, including 6 office locations in the Tampa Bay, FL area. During his mergers, acquisitions, and start-ups, he successfully integrated all of his practices with the latest radiology information systems and electronic medical records.

Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Florida
  • Member, AAOMS
  • Member, ADA
  • Member, Tampa Bay, FL Dental Society

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education

  • MD, University of Florida
  • DMD, University of Florida
  • BS, University of Central Florida
Allan Finnegan
JD

Email: allan@omsconsultingfirm.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Entity Formation and Drafting of Entity Legal Documents Based on Liability and Tax Considerations
  • Employment Contract Draft and Review
  • Independent Contractor Agreement Draft and Review
  • Buy-In/Stock Purchase Agreement Draft and Review (Associates Buying into the Practice)
  • Purchase Agreement/Goodwill Contract Draft and Review
  • Transition Services Contract Draft and Review
  • Lease Agreement Draft and Review
  • Real Estate Purchase Agreement Draft and Review
  • Contract Negotiations

Experience

Allan Finnegan, JD, has over three years of corporate tax law experience at a large national firm. During his time at the firm, he helped clients through major transactions such as bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, and consolidations. While working with Fortune 500 companies, he was able to touch a broad range of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy, manufacturing, and consumer goods.

More recently, he has three years of experience working exclusively with both newly graduated and seasoned, experienced OMS surgeons from across the country, aiding them in all their legal needs.  For newly graduated doctors that want to work in a practice, he assists with their employment contracts. For new doctors wanting to own their own practice, he helps associates buy into the practice they are working at, purchase an existing practice, or build a practice from the ground up. For seasoned, experienced doctors, he facilitates the process of bringing associates into the practice, whether as independent contractors or full-time employees, and assists with potential associate buy-in opportunities. He also provides all the legal expertise necessary to help doctors wanting to sell their practice.

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education

  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • JD, University of Missouri
  • BS, University of Missouri
Clayton Clark
MFA, MA

Email: claytonc@omsconsultingfirm.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Support Staff & Service Training

Experience

Clayton Clark, MFA, MA has more than 12 years of experience in health communication, marketing, and training. As a health communicator, he has expertise in developing health-literate patient education materials that make healthcare and health insurance easier for patients to understand. His marketing and branding experience includes copywriting and creative direction for print, web, video, radio, and social media, and he’s led complex integrated marketing campaigns from the initial ideation stage through to post-campaign evaluation. This brand development work has included organizational name/brand changes and service line development. As an educator, he has trained hundreds of healthcare professionals in clear interpersonal communication skills and has taught professional writing as an adjunct assistant professor.

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education

  • Member, American Counseling Association
  • Candidate for the M.Ed. in clinical mental health counseling, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • MA in Communication, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • MFA in Creative Writing, Ohio State University
  • BA in English Writing and Religious Studies, DePauw University
Mike Kurtz
MBA, MS

Email: mikek@omsconsultingfirm.com 

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting and Financial
  • Practice Development
  • Practice Management

Experience

Kurtz has over 30 years of experience in healthcare management, including the last 10 years in oral and maxillofacial surgery practice management. He has expertise in all aspects of practice management, including but not limited to operations, finance, and marketing.

Kurtz was the Associate Director of the Theodore Cooper Surgical Research Institute at Saint Louis University, and he was business manager at the Center for Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University where he taught practice management. After leaving Saint Louis University, Kurtz was President of Provident Practice Group, a dental practice management consulting firm that he sold in 2008. Currently, he is Practice Administrator for University Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a private practice associated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, MO.

He is the author of numerous refereed scientific publications, book chapters, and magazine articles.

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education

  • Member of the Medical Group Management Association
  • Member of The JAWS Society
  • Member of AAOMS, Staff Affiliation
  • MBA, Fontbonne University
  • MS in biology, University of Missouri—St. Louis
  • BA in biology, University of Missouri—St. Louis
Scott Henderson
MBA

Email: scotth@omsconsultingfirm.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Practice Management
  • Human Resources
  • Support Staff & Service Training

Experience

Scott Henderson has over 18 years experience in the healthcare industry, the last 5 in an administrative role.  He currently manages multiple specialty clinics for Mercy Hospital St. Louis.  Working with multiple medical disciplines in clinics as large as 26 providers and 12 locations has given Scott a great deal of experience in some of the more complex aspects of practice management.  Scott is uniquely suited to assessing staffing needs and mitigating high turnover scenarios through coaching and process improvement.

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education

  • MBA in Business Administration and Management, Lindenwood University
  • BS in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, University of Central Missouri
Julie Simpson
Consultant

E-Mail:  julies@omsconsultingfirm.com 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Practice Management
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Training and Development

Experience:

Julie A. Simpson has over 10 years of practice management experience as the C.F.O. and Executive Director of a multi-office, full-scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice. While she has responsibility for all facets of the Practice, Julie’s expertise is focused on business and healthcare compliance, as well as financial management and strategic planning. Prior to transitioning into healthcare management in 2010, Julie had 20 years of proven success in business operations, cash flow management, process efficiencies, staff training, organizational development, procedural documentation, and P&L responsibility. Today, she is a resource in her community and dedicated to the success of those in the OMS specialty.

Affiliations, Credentials, & Education:

  • Member, Society of OMS Administrators (formerly the JAWS Society)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Services Administration, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • B.A. Psychology, University of Michigan
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Fenton, MO 63026

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