0412_HFM_CoverDid you ever wonder where to find an expert on the hot topic du jour? Check out our chapter members who have shared their knowledge by writing articles for hfm magazine. In April, we published articles from the following HFMA members:

Karen Wagner, First Illinois Chapter, freelance writer, Forest Lake, Ill., "5 Ways to Create a Culture of First-Class Service"

Connie Perez, FHFMA, Arizona Chapter, CEO Adreima, Phoenix, "Preparing for Medicaid Managed Care"

Lisa Goldstein, Metropolitan New York Chapter, associate managing director, Moody's Investor's Service, New York, "The New Wave of Hospital Consolidation"

Paul Bradley, PhD, First Illinois Chapter, chief technology officer, MethodCare, Inc., Chicago, "Predictive Analytics Can Support the ACO Model"

George H. Pink, PhD, North Carolina Chapter, senior research fellow, North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center, Cecil G. Sheps Center of Health Services Research; Humana distinguished professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C., "Achieving Benchmark Financial Performance in CAHs: Lessons from High Performers"  

Dean C. Coddington, Colorado Chapter, senior consultant, McManis Consulting, Denver, "Making Care Coordination and Clinical Integration Pay Off"

John Byrnes, Western Michigan Chapter, senior vice president and chief quality officer, Spectrum Health System, Grand Rapids, Mich.; clinical associate professor, MSU College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, "7 Tactics to Reduce Variation in Clinical Practice"

Publication Date: Monday, April 30, 2012