12_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 December, we published articles from the following HFMA members:

Benjamin Isgur, MPAff, Lone Star Chapter, director, PwC's Health Research Institute, Fort Worth, Texas, "Shared Savings, Shared Risk: First-Year Potential Gains and Losses of ACOs"

Kathleen D. Sanford, RN, MA, DBA, FACHE, Colorado Chapter, senior vice president and chief nursing officer, Catholic Health Initiative, Denver, "A New Customer Service Partnership for Hospitals and Physicians"

Sean T. Hartzell, Virginia-Washington DC Chapter, senior manager, ECG Management Consultants, Inc., Washington, D.C. and Emily D. Lopez, Virginia-Washington DC Chapter, senior consultant, ECG Management Consultants, Washington, D.C., "Choosing the Right Physician Practices"

Karin Chernoff Kaplan, AVA, New Jersey Chapter, DGA Partners, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., and Rudd Kierstead, AVA, Metropolitan New York Chapter, manager, DGA Partners, New York, "Physician Practice Acquisitions: Preparing for the Transaction"

Brian B. Sanderson, First Illinois Chapter, partner and healthcare services leader, Crowe Horwath, LLP, Oak Brook, Ill., "Managing the Physician Revenue Cycle"

David W. Young, DBA, Massachusetts-Rhode Island Chapter, professor of management, emeritus, Health Sector Program, Boston University School of Management, principal, The Crimson Group, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., "Bumps Along the ACO Road"

Publication Date: Thursday, December 29, 2011