(Chicago, IL) – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)—the nation’s largest and leading member organization for healthcare finance professionals—has elected Steven P. Rose, FHFMA, CPA, Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 term. His term will begin June 1, 2013.

Mr. Rose is the Chief Financial Officer at Conway Regional Health System in Conway, Arkansas. A Fellow of HFMA and a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Rose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas.

“Steve has proven time and again that he can drive important results both for his health system and for HFMA,” says Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA, President and CEO of HFMA. “As the industry makes unprecedented transitions to drive down cost and improve quality, and faces governmental and market-based reform, HFMA needs strong leaders with vision and a track record of success. I’m confident we have found that in Steve Rose.”

A member of HFMA since 1985, Mr. Rose’s involvement with the National Association has included serving on the Regional Executives Council (Chair 2009-2010), the National Advisory Councils, serving on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, the Audit and Finance Committee (Chair 2011-2012), the Strategic Planning Committee, and the Healthcare Leadership Council (Chair 2012-2013). He has also served the Arkansas Chapter of HFMA as Director, Secretary, Treasurer, President-Elect, and President. He has received the Follmer Bronze, Reeves Silver, Muncie Gold, and Medal of Honor merit awards. 

About HFMA

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) provides the resources healthcare organizations need to achieve sound fiscal health in order to provide excellent patient care. With more than 39,000 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, HFMA is the nation's leading membership organization of healthcare finance executives and leaders. HFMA helps its members achieve results by providing education, analysis, and guidance, and creating practical tools and solutions that optimize financial management. The organization is a respected and innovative thought leader on top trends and challenges facing the healthcare finance industry. HFMA is the indispensable resource for healthcare finance.  

HFMA Contact 

Scott Kenemore
Healthcare Financial Management Association
(708) 492-3389

Publication Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013