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, the Virtual Conference, 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.

Live Webinars

April - Last month to earn 2011-12 DCMS education hours

Components for Effective Post-Deal Transitions, Integration, and Planning

Wed., April 18: This webinar will focus on the critical components required to have a successful transaction in the integration of two entities and cultures after the transaction is completed. This session will focus on how to effectively plan and implement a transition. The most successful transactions include detailed use of evaluating the differences between two or more combining entities and planning a step-by-step transition plan with the goal of using the most efficient operational units, benefit plans, insurance and risk management policies and procedures, and evolving the governance process. Note: This is the third in a series of four webinars offered in conjunction with the AHLA. Special bundled webinar series pricing is available.

The Value Proposition of Nurse Staffing

Tues., April 24: After this webinar, you will be able to understand how to successfully blend full-time and contingent labor to achieve financial and patient care goals; develop a proactive contingent staffing strategy to attract highest quality nurses; and leverage new research to understand the impact of contingent staffing on quality and patient outcomes.

Managing Payer Compliance: Solving the Missing Money Mystery

Wed., April 25: After this webinar, you will be able to identify the broad impact of payer compliance issues and develop a comprehensive plan for addressing instances of payer noncompliance specific to aging accounts receivables, denials, and underpayments.  

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. Special bundled webinar series pricing is available.

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

Attend 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.

HFMA'S Virtual Healthcare Finance Conference

April 11 - Last Chance for Live  CPE Credits

There is still one day of live sessions. The April 11 session promises to deliver thought-provoking education as well as the opportunity to ask speakers your questions during Q&A sessions. The April 11 agenda is:

  • Real-World Value Initiatives (10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Central time)
    Presented by Ralph Lawson, FHFMA, CPA, Executive VP and CFO, HFMA's National Chair-elect
  • Update on Bundled Payments: Overview of Private and Public Sector Activity (12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Central time)
    Presented by François de Brantes, Executive Director, Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute
  • Managing Payer Relationships (3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central Time)
    Presented by Eric Schick, VP of Finance, Saint Francis Hospital

On-Demand Sessions Available Through April 6

There's still more Virtual Conference content available! On-demand sessions will be available in the Education Hall until April 6. We are offering 10 sessions from ANI breakout sessions and archived webinars. On-demand sessions are not eligible for CPE credit; however, they do count toward certification maintenance, and chapters also earn DCMS credit for each session in which a chapter member participates. All sessions are free for members.

Learn more, view the agenda, or register online now, or call (800) 252-4362, ext. 2.

Who should attend?

HFMA welcomes healthcare finance industry professionals, including C-suite executives in provider, payer, and vendor organizations. Conference functional segments include patient financial services, managed care, reimbursement, compliance, financial accounting, and more.

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.

Do the impossible today; do it again, tomorrow. HFMA's ANI will show you the way. Register by May 24 and save $100.


Publication Date: Thursday, March 29, 2012