HFMA offers live and on-demand webinars and e-Learning Self-Study courses you can access from your home or office. Most webinars are free to members and the e-learning courses are a great value. And don't forget our upcoming Spring Seminar and ANI: The HFMA National Institute. All offer exceptional education and CPE credits for members, and your chapter earns DCMS education hours for any members who attend.

May - First month to start earning 2012-13 DCMS education hours

Using RAC Data Mining to Drive Process Improvement  

Tues., May 9: After this webinar, you will be able to learn how true data analytics will provide your organization with the ability to use your RAC data for process improvement; understand what data elements are keys to a successful approach to reducing readmissions; use trigger point data mining to eliminate false positives; and understand key process weaknesses that are generating RAC risk.

Performance Improvement Reform: A Strategy for Gaining Rapid Adoption of Improvement Initiatives

Thurs., May 10: After this webinar, you will be able to leverage organizational data to prioritize the most critical opportunities; model the results of process engineering; and hardwire leading practices into your workflow.

Post-Deal Integration Specifics: Standardizing Delivery Processes and Contracting

Thurs., May 17: This webinar will center on post-deal integration and planning. Topics will include the discussion of redesigning/standardizing clinical care delivery processes to reach the highest efficiency and promote the best outcomes, employment contracting, and managed care contracting. Note: This is the final webinar in a series of four offered in conjunction with the AHLA.  

Physician/Hospital Revenue Cycle Integration: A Panel Discussion

Thurs., May 24: After this webinar, you will be able to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and patient satisfaction by integrating the physician and hospital revenue cycles; understand common barriers to achieving physician and hospital revenue cycle integration; and develop strategies for overcoming challenges related to integrating the physician/hospital revenue cycle.

Improving Margin with Agile Planning for Capital Allocations

Tues., May 29: After this webinar, you will be able to create a framework for getting the right capital planning projects approved faster by iterating faster and improving communications to stakeholders, and ensure better capital allocation decisions are made faster by rapidly responding to the three types of questions for each benefit model: "take it out," "push it out," or "reduce it by a percentage."

Why the Item Master Doesn't Support Value Analysis Efforts**
Thurs., May 31: After this webinar, you will be able to understand how strategic sourcing tools can provide the accurate data needed to support value analysis and standardization efforts.


Engaging the Patient for Better Financial and Operational Results

Tues., June 5: After this webinar, you will be able to develop a strategy for financial patient engagement; determine how financial patient engagement fits with a comprehensive patient engagement strategy; identify the tools and processes necessary to facilitate financial patient engagement tools; and implement methods and metrics for measuring successful financial patient engagement.

Executing Your HR Strategy: It's More Than Just Benefits

Thurs., June 7: After this webinar, you will be able to identify the necessary knowledge and tools to successfully navigate healthcare reform and execute a benefits strategy; describe how to brief the C-suite on the implications of 2014 and beyond through practical "on-the-ground" viewpoints from Advocate Healthcare; and outline the necessary convergence of benefits, payroll, and time and labor management required under healthcare reform.

Artificial Intelligence (AI): The Future of the Supply Chain**

Thurs., June 14: After this webinar, you will be able to understand how strategic sourcing tools with built-in AI provide the accurate data needed to support value analysis and standardization efforts.

Using Business Intelligence to Understand Financial Impact of Clinical Quality

Wed., June 20: After this webinar, you will be able to understand the clinical quality events that the government and regulatory agencies have required organizations to report; identify the relationship between quality events and increased cost without increased revenue; and learn how to meld clinical and financial data into one enterprise-wide data warehouse for reporting and analysis.

**Part of a series of 6 webinars offered in conjunction with the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM).

On-Demand Webinars

Check out our library of on-demand webinars that qualify for education hours. Most on-demand webinars are free for members and several can be purchased for $49. For a complete list, visit the On-Demand Webinars section in the Desktop Learning Center.

e-Learning Self-Study

HFMA also offers e-Learning Self-Study for Individuals, accessible anytime for up to six months or one year after purchase. Courses range from one to 14 hours and $49 to $295. New courses are added regularly, so check the schedule often.

Can't find a session you're looking for? Check our webinar calendar weekly. We schedule new sessions intermittently, and the calendar receives frequent updates and additions. For more information on a particular webinar or to register now, click the links above or call (800) 252-4362, ext. 2.

Spring Seminar

There's still time to register for HFMA's Spring Seminar and walk away with information, tools, and takeaways that can be immediately applied in your facility whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned executive.

Join us May 7-9 in Seattle, Wash.

Choose between a new session, or one of our popular core sessions; all programs are updated to reflect today's changing healthcare environment.

Register early to allow ample processing time. If you do not receive an email confirmation, contact HFMA's Member Services Center at (800) 252-4362, ext. 2, to confirm your registration.

ANI: The HFMA National Institute

At HFMA's ANI, industry experts will show you how to do the impossible: how to improve costs and outcomes, collaborate with stakeholders, apply innovative business models, leverage business intelligence, and manage risk.

Sessions for Future Leaders

ANI has something for everyone from the C-suite to those who are preparing to enter the leadership track. HFMA has put together a comprehensive list of recommended sessions for future leaders, view them on the ANI website.

Get Tools from Leading Service Providers

More than 400 exhibitors at ANI will showcase products and services designed to support your goals with tools to develop strategy, capture data, and drive informed action.

Register by May 24 and save $100.

Publication Date: Monday, April 30, 2012