• Inclusion

    HFMA fosters and supports career success for all in the industry by providing resources that promote inclusion and collaborative workplace culture. 

    To contribute an article, please email Nick Hut, managing editor of Leadership.


    How to Retain High-Performing Employees

    Losing high-performing employees can hamper an organization in many ways. Clear communication and proactive goal-setting can improve job satisfaction for those employees and make it more likely that they will stay.

    Sustained Performance Improvement Requires Culture of Excellence

    By using a systematic approach to build a culture of continuous improvement and implement Lean principles, health systems can dramatically boost operational performance in quality, safety, and other domains.

    Clinician or Non-Clinician: Stakeholders Weigh in on the Best Fits for the C-Suite

    Although clinical leaders often make for C-suite members, industry experts say healthcare organizations should prioritize leadership qualities over a specific type of background.

    How Diversity in Executive Teams Contributes to Financial Success

    Organizations with high levels of diversity and inclusion perform better on key business metrics, according to a new report and the experiences of health system leaders.

    3 Steps to a Purposeful, Positive, and Productive Work Culture

    Leaders should place the same emphasis on valued behaviors as they do on performance results, then set about defining, aligning, and refining those behaviors.

    How the Right Leadership Mindset Can Pave the Way to Success

    In this book excerpt, best-selling author Jo Owen describes the seven leadership mindsets that distinguish the best leaders from the pack.

    Company Values and Culture Drive Success

    "Company values" is no longer just a catchphrase. Cultural and demographic shifts in society and the workplace are demanding more meaning, more fulfillment, and more substance in the workplace.

    How to Accept and Leverage Feedback for Career Growth

    The key to receiving feedback well in the workplace is to understand that it's a normal part of coaching, not a vehicle for punishment. There are three different kinds of feedback, and each has a different purpose.

    Being Accountable in a Non-Accountable World

    Trust is gained not based on a leader's position, but on his or her ability to align words and actions over time. Accountability is critical for leaders to develop true influence.

    "Lean In Latinas" Founder Demonstrates the Power of Persistence

    The organization pursues its mission of empowering women to achieve their ambitions through small-group meetings, public awareness, and education.

    Authenticity Is the Key to a Powerful Presence in the Workplace

    Personal style can play a big role in how someone is perceived in the workplace. The CEO and co-founder of Torch says individuality is important, but so is conveying professionalism.

    Diversity and Inclusion Programs Enable High-Quality Health Care

    Organizations need to focus on whether they are doing enough to make certain that patients from all walks of life feel comfortable and cared for, and that they are taking steps to close any gaps.

    Blog Posts

    Harnessing the Power of 5 Generations in the Workforce

    Kari Cornicelli

    12 Commitments to Achieve Success

    Stacey McCreery

    No Mud, No Lotus: Getting Through the Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Journey When Taking a Leap of Faith

    Kelsey Wong

    How to Get Generations to Work Together in the 12 Places They Come Apart

    Shanna Hanson


    The Benefits of Behavioral Economics

    The Consequences of Physician Burnout

    Why Executive Presence Matters

    How Diversity and Inclusion Contribute to Workplace Culture

    Understanding Unconscious Bias