Thank you To complete the survey, click here. Contributors Debra Phairas Debra Phairas is President of Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC – a nationally recognized firm specializing in practice management and malpractice prevention. Her background includes medical clinic administration and loss prevention management for NORCAL MUTUAL, a physician malpractice insurance carrier in Northern California. Her BS is from Michigan State University and her graduate work at Golden Gate University San Francisco MBA Health Services Administration program.Her consulting experience includes over 1,700 practices of all sizes and specialties. Typical engagements include: practice start-ups, practice assessments, mergers, financial analysis, revenue enhancement, overhead reduction, personnel management, practice valuations, partnership issues and recruitment support for hospitals and physician groups. She has presented seminars and lectures nationwide for state and local medical/dental associations, management organizations and specialty societies. Debra is also certified in CA, AZ and WA as an Expert Witness.