Did 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 October, we published articles from the following HFMA members:

Karen Wagner, First Illinois Chapter, healthcare freelance writer, Forest Lake, Ill., "5 Ways to Prevent Medication Errors"

Ken Perez, Northern California Chapter, senior vice president and director of healthcare policy, MedeAnalytics, Inc., Emeryville, Calif., "The Inexorable March Toward Accountable Care"

Melinda Tully, MSN, CCDS, CDIP, Georgia Chapter, senior vice president, clinical services and education, J.A. Thomas and Associates, Atlanta, "Computer-Assisted Coding and Clinical Documentation: First Things First"

William Shoemaker, Kentucky Chapter, senior vice president, American Hospital Directory, Louisville, Ky., "The Cost of Quality: How VBP Scores Correlate with Hospital Costs"

Michael E. Nugent, CHFP, First Illinois Chapter, director, provider practice, Navigant Consulting, Inc., Chicago, "Implementing Clinical and Financial Collaboration Between Payers and Providers"

James M. Otto, Georgia Chapter, senior principal, Hay Group's U.S. healthcare practice, Atlanta, "Changing the Game: What CFOs Should Know about Physician Compensation"

Edward J. Giniat, CPA, First Illinois Chapter, national leader, KPMG Healthcare, Chicago, and Brad Benton, FHFMA, CPA, Georgia Chapter, national account leader, KPMG Healthcare, Atlanta, "People and Change Management in an Uncertain Environment"

Kenji Asakura, MD,Washington-Alaska Chapter, cofounder, ClinIntell, Inc., Seattle, physician, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, and Erik Ordal, Washington-Alaska Chapter, cofounder, ClinIntell, Inc., Seattle, "Is Your Clinical Documentation Improvement Program Compliant?"

Walter J. Dillingham, Jr., CFA, Metropolitan New York Chapter, managing director and buisness development officer, Wilmington Trust, N.A., New York, "Creating a Stand-Alone Fundraising Foundation"

Katie Eyestone, Colorado Chapter, senior consultant, McManis consulting, Denver, and Dean C. Coddingrton, Colorado Chapter, senior consultant, McManis consulting, Devner, "How Business Intelligence Can Improve Value"

John Byrnes, MD, Western Michigan Chapter, senior vice president and chief qualitly officer, Sprectrum Health System, Grand Rapics, Mich.; clinical associate professor, MSU College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids; "Driving Value: Solving the Issue of Data Overload with an Executive Dashboard"


Publication Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012