Mariana S-B Lamb, M.S.
Ms. Lamb, is president and senior partner of Efficient
Physician, Inc. She has been practicing medical management
consulting since 1988, and has more than 25 years experience
in the healthcare industry.
She received her Master of Science in Health Care
Administration from the University of Riverside, has taught at
the University of LaVerne and lectured medical students at the
College of Osteopathic Medicine Pomona, on medical practice management.
Ms. Lamb has successfully designed and implemented
automated insurance contract systems and financial management
systems for acute care facilities and medical practices, as well
as serving as a member of the JCAHO survey task force.
As Executive Director of the Medical
Onocology Association of Southern California, Inc. she
has actualized an increase in membership of 67% in two years.
She has successfully assisted in lobbying state legislators
in approving "off-label" use of chemotherapy drugs.
She continues to meet quarterly with the medical directors
of major California insurance carriers (National Heritage Insurance
Company, NHIC Medicare, Blue Cross of California, Blue Shield
of California, California Department of Health Services & EDS/Medi-Cal).
She produces the associations' monthly reimbursement and legislative
Ms. Lamb continues to speak to audiences representing
physicians, administrators, medical associations and pharmaceutical
manufacturers, as well as contribute articles to national publications.