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Cheryl Zapata
Chief Development Officer
Texas Back Institute
Plano, TX

About Cheryl Zapata

Cheryl Zapata is Chief Development Officer at the Texas Back Institute, which has many facility locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Cheryl began her career working as a legal assistant in a law firm, in which she worked for several medical providers.  She has founded many businesses over the years, including The AMRAS Corporation, which serves as medical records custodian for over 285 clinics and hospitals.  She has trained hundreds of attorneys and medical practices on the HIPAA laws, including Privacy and Security, sales and marketing of a medical practice and other medical management topics. Furthermore, Cheryl oversees all Texas Back Institute’s marketing, IT, EMR and business development.

In her personal life, Cheryl enjoys giving back.  She is involved in ministry, several non-profit companies and charities.

Articles Reviewed by Cheryl Zapata

Physician Burnout and Professional Dissatisfaction Linked to Electronic Health Records and Computerized Physician Order Entry

Use of electronic health records (EHRs) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) may lead to lower physician satisfaction and higher rates of professional burnout.

What Spine Specialists Need to Know About MACRA

MACRA was written to measure quality improvements in patient outcomes. Unfortunately, many of the measures proposed do not apply to specialists.

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