Reform Requires Resilience: A Holistic Model for Success
By Edward J.Giniat, John M. Farrell
Structural and behavioral changes resulting from the consequences of healthcare reform will create new risks. CFOs need a disciplined process for managing such risks more effectively.
Managing the Risks: Healthcare Reform's Challenge to Hospitals
By Jeff Goldsmith
In this commentary, Jeff Goldsmith examines the challenges and risks hospitals face under health reform.
Managing Risk Through a Global Capital Capacity
By James W. Blake, Eric A Jordahl
To effectively manage risk, hospitals should develop a global capital strategy that includes philosophy, a policy, a plan, and a clear implementation process.
5 Strategies for Coordinating Postacute Care
By David Johnson, David Burik
As healthcare reform unfolds, developing strategies for coordinating postacute care will be essential to improving quality of care, reducing costs, and protecting revenue.
Avoiding Fraud Risks Associated with EHRs
By Jeffrey R. Helton
An EHR can reduce a provider's exposure to risk posed by the fraudulent use of healthcare data, but only to the extent that the provider has established proper controls.
Your Hospital's Strategy for Managing Total Cost of Risk
By Gregory L. Daniels, Stephen Tisdell
In deciding how much property and casualty risk to retain, a hospital needs to identify a risk-retention level that suits its appetite for risk and satisfies certain financial performance indicators.
Managed Care Contracting and Payment Reform: Avoiding a Showdown
By Michael E. Nugent
Unless payers and providers team up to manage the transition to payment reform, the number of public standoffs between them will increase substantially. CFOs can help avoid such showdowns.
Healthcare IT Trends Raise Bar for Information Security
By John Glaser, Jennings Aske
Increasing the security of a hospital's and physician practice's information systems is more critical now than ever.
From the Chair
Step Up and Be a Part of the Solution
By Debora Kuchka-Craig, FHFMA
It's time to look at ways patients, physicians, and payers can step up and work together to find solutions to problems such as inappropriate ED utilization.
From the President
Step Up to the Challenges of Reform
By Richard L. Clarke, DHA, FHFMA
Providers can should adopt several strategies now meet the industry's challenges and position their organizations for success under healthcare reform.
From the Editor
Risk and Resilience
By Robert Fromberg, Editor-In-Chief
Eye on Washington
Healthcare Reform: Time to Attend to the Details
By Gail R. Wilensky
Mentoring in Health Care: A Protégé's Perspective
By Jonathan Shap
Tax-Exempt Bond Compliance: What Should You Be Doing
By David J. Kates, Steve Womack
Member Spotlight: Close Call
Strategies for Working Your Social Network
Kevin Brennan on Value-Driven Innovation
Publication Date: Thursday, July 01, 2010